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Sr. Researcher

Thomson Reuters Research 1/19/2018 5:05:48 PM Washington, DC United States of America
Job Description

Senior Research Analysts collect and analyze a variety of risk-relevant information on companies and individuals based in the U.S. in order to produce written reports. Our investigative research helps clients in the financial, investment, legal, non-profit, and corporate sectors understand the legal, business, and reputational risks of doing business with third parties, as well as comply with U.S. and international regulatory obligations, such as Know Your Customer (KYC), anti-money laundering, and anti-corruption guidelines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ability to thoroughly search web-based sources, U.S. public records and proprietary databases
  • Familiarity summarizing complex regulatory, legal, media and global compliance matters
  • Analyze and synthesize findings into written reports
  • Prioritize and independently manage deadline-driven research
  • Provide substantive research updates to clients

Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a field such as political science, international relations, criminal justice, history, public affairs, business or finance. Master’s degree preferred.
  • 2 years of experience conducting due diligence investigations in the U.S.
  • Familiarity with U.S. courts, personal identifier databases, research processes, and regulatory databases
  • Superior English-language writing skills
  • Ability to summarize complex information in a clear, concise and accurate way
  • Strong research, creative thinking, and analytical skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent customer-facing skills
  • Experience in anti-money laundering (AML), anti-corruption, risk management, and regulatory compliance required.   
  • Self-driven and a strong sense of curiosity

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.

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Washington-District of Columbia-United States of America
Req #: JREQ097728
Locations: Washington-District of Columbia-United States of America
Job Function: Research
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