The Corporate Governance Data Associate shall be primarily responsible for collecting and analyzing corporate governance information from issuer filings, press releases, company websites, and news reports for ensuring quality data input supporting various ESG products and services.
Scope of Responsibility
Searching and processing corporate governance information on MSCI’s CG universe using acceptable methods, techniques and sources
Developing subject matter expertise and taking ownership of corporate governance knowledge within the organization
Liaising and communicating effectively with other groups such ESG Research, Controversies and others to improve understanding of corporate governance and data collection methodologies
Conducting frequent research for the purpose of procuring, verifying and processing data by browsing through various financial, exchange and government regulator websites and materials as well as corporate governance databases.
Meeting pre-determined turn-around goals for work assignments
Specific Knowledge / Skills
Good judgment in assessing available information and converting them into scores or parameters applicable (analyst will be trained)
Excellent oral and written communication skills in Nihongo and English.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills, with clear attention to detail
Highly motivated, independent, results-oriented, possessing a strong sense of ownership
Thrives in deadline driven situations, self-motivated and enjoys working with a team.
Ability to work with complex data sets with consistently high levels of comprehension and to apply defined CG methodology appropriately
Experience (i.e., library / information services / database research, etc.) in a high-quality and hard deadline-driven environment.
Experience in a Corporate Governance capacity is desirable but not required.
Prior knowledge of corporate governance and / or financial markets is an advantage.
Willingness to work beyond traditional working hours / days as required by the business
At least a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Company Law, or similar field of study.
Candidates with at least 2 years experience in a data collection role or translation work with manuals, transcripts and annual reports will be prioritized.
JLPT level must at least N3. Non-native speakers will be required to take a Berlitz proficiency exam.