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Monitoring and Screening Analyst

Thomson Reuters Research 10/9/2017 3:40:35 AM Pulau Pinang, 7 Malaysia
Job Description

Thomson Reuters (TR) is building a Service that will ensure that the global financial community can clearly identify who its corporate customers are, in order to fulfill regulations designed to combat financial crime.  This is a very rare opportunity to join a business which is being built specifically to fulfill a known requirement of the regulated community, with whom we are already engaged, ensuring the Service conforms to their needs.  Additionally Thomson Reuters has the capabilities; the assets and the funding that should enable it to be first to market.

We are establishing a brand new business that will meet the needs of its clients and service users.  This is a business that:

  • Delivers service with integrity and in a collaborative way so as to build trust at all levels of engagement
  • Is customer obsessed
  • Aspires to gain the respect of clients and peers, and in turn attract the best talent
  • Conducts business in a pro-active, conscientious, transparent and professional manner
  • Is committed to deliver excellent service
  • Always looks to empower others and nurture an environment of learning
  • Continually challenges itself to do things, better, faster and in a way that does not reduce quality, whilst generating profits for the firm.

The new leadership roles are integral to ensuring that the new organisation flourishes.  The roles are designed to:

  • Lead and encourage excellent performance from colleagues
  • Embed a client focused and commercially sound operating model.



To deliver timely and accurate research, creating then maintaining appropriate records:

  • Liaises with colleagues in OrgID, placing orders for “hard to get” data.

To work with colleagues from other teams e.g. the Client Liaison Team to gather specific identity documents from legal entities.


(Activities and tasks)

Undertakes timely and accurate research as an essential member of the local research team:

  • Resolves “matches” as part of on-going screening (i.e. adverse information, negative media)
  • Resolves “monitoring events” as part of monitoring (i.e. mergers, ownership stages)
  • Updates KYC records with valid screening matches and monitoring events
  • Creates and maintains appropriate and accurate KYC records in the system
  • Scans original documents into the system
  • Summarises and / or translates non-English language documents (to a compliancestandard)
  • Facilitates appropriate work orders to the agreed SLAs
  • Supports Team Lead in preparing training materials and L1-L2 reporting
  • Drives process excellence by coming up and assisting in implementation of improvements

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.

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Pulau Pinang-Pulau Pinang (Penang)-Malaysia
Req #: JREQ089738
Locations: Pulau Pinang-Pulau Pinang (Penang)-Malaysia
Job Function: Research
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