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Lead Research Analyst - Thai

London Stock Exchange Group George Town, Malaysia
Posted 1 month ago Permanent Competitive
Working in the World Check Risk Screening product, the Lead Research Analyst is required to maintain accurate information currency to support the growth of LSEG's Content business across the region. Join us today!

Role summary

As a Lead Research Analyst, you will conduct in-depth research on breaking news in Thailand regarding specific Anti-Money Laundering/Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) related issues. We focus on maintaining an extensive list of Thailand's Politically exposed persons (PEP), State owned & invested enterprises (SOE/SIE), Sanctions ownership information, etc.

Daily, you will research and extract data from extensive sources from public domain in Thai, ensure accuracy and quality of findings by aligning with policies and applicable laws.

What you'll be doing:
  • Strong analyzing, capturing the right intelligent information and summarizing in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Strong adherence to Thailand and General research guidelines following strict requirements to ensure product content and quality.
  • Provide Thailand content support to clients on daily basis and work closely with team members, client and country researcher across offices to support Thailand related ad-hoc projects.
  • Work independently in handling individual and team assignment and tasks.
Role requirements:
  • Native or full professional language proficiency in Thai and English.
  • Good English comprehension and writing skills.
  • At least 2 years' related work experience in research and compliance.
  • Strong analytical skills especially with excellent attention to details and critical thinking to analyse and resolve research related issues.
  • Strong organization and interpersonal skills.
  • Enjoy reading news, following current events as well as good knowledge on official and credible media sources in Thailand .
  • Good domain knowledge of Thailand naming conventions including characteristics of personal names, salutations and titles.
  • Passionate about research work and knowledge pertaining to Thailand political structure and governance at all levels, Thailand sanctions, law enforcement and regulatory enforcement bodies and relevant national laws concerning the AML/CFT regime in Thailand , is an advantage.
  • Good understanding of the prevalent financial crimes in Thailand based on guidance and reports from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the Asia/Pacific Group on Money Laundering (APG), and other relevant sources.
  • Exhibit excellent professionalism - self-motivated, can-do attitude, innovative thinking, strive for efficiency.
  • Leading, managing and prioritizing multiple tasks and activities simultaneously in meeting tight datelines and work effectively
Education Qualification/Certifications
  • Bachelor's degree in International Relations/Political Science, Finance/Accountancy/Banking, Business Studies, Commerce, Journalism, Linguistics/Languages.
  • AML related certifications will be prioritised, if equally qualified.
Outstanding candidates who do not meet these requirements will still be considered.

LSEG is a leading global financial markets infrastructure and data provider. Our purpose is driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth.

Our purpose is the foundation on which our culture is built. Our values of Integrity, Partnership , Excellence and Change underpin our purpose and set the standard for everything we do, every day. They go to the heart of who we are and guide our decision making and everyday actions.

Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 65 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity.

LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support, including healthcare, retirement planning, paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that we do not discriminate on the basis of anyone's race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Conforming with applicable law, we can reasonably accommodate applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as mental health or physical disability needs.

Please take a moment to read this privacy notice carefully, as it describes what personal information London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) (we) may hold about you, what it's used for, and how it's obtained, your rights and how to contact us as a data subject .

If you are submitting as a Recruitment Agency Partner, it is essential and your responsibility to ensure that candidates applying to LSEG are aware of this privacy notice.
Job ID  R0084950
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