ARI Data Associate – 7093

Content & Research, Full-time, Sofia
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The Role

We are looking to hire an Arabic Speaker Data Associate, with strong analytical skills and data expertise to join our Data team based in Sofia.

ION Analytics’ Data function is responsible for the creation, management, and expansion of the group’s markets data. To support the group’s vision to transform global capital markets, the Data team aspires to be best-in-class in the sourcing, ingestion, validation, and reconciliation of an ever-growing amount of investment banking and compliance data, and closely engaging with the market to ensure continuous relevance and value of this data to clients.

Key Responsibilities

•Daily mass media monitoring and processing of news on sanctions, financial crimes, bribery, and corruption related to high-risk individuals and entities 
•Daily screening and processing of relevant data published by law enforcement, regulatory enforcement, and financial regulators 
•Supporting the team in identifying and developing solutions to optimize and automate data gathering and workflow processes 

Required Skills, Experience and Qualifications

•Excellent written and spoken Arabic 
•Additional languages are a plus 
•Knowledge of open-source intelligence gathering (OSINT)
•Exceptional organizational, multi-tasking, prioritization, and time management skills 
•Ability to work independently and as part of a multicultural team across the globe
•Knowledge of programming languages (Python, JavaScript, HTML, CSS), web scraping, and SQL database design are a plus
•Strong work ethic and hunger for constant improvement
•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
•Team player who works collaboratively within the business 
•Attention to detail with ability to analyse large data sets
•Sound analytical and critical thinking skills
•Organizational, multi-tasking, prioritization, and time management skills 
•Understanding of AML/CFT Regulations, FATF Guidelines, PEPs and multilateral and unilateral Sanctions
•Work experience in research / compliance / risk management or related fields
•Affinity with current affairs, media, politics
•Bachelor’s Degree in Risk Management, Business, Finance, Law, International Relations, or Political Sciences

About us

We’re a diverse group of visionary innovators who provide trading and workflow automation software, high-value analytics, and strategic consulting to corporations, central banks, financial institutions, and governments. More than 40% of the world’s largest companies use our solutions. Founded in 1999, we’ve achieved tremendous growth by bringing together some of the best and most successful financial technology companies in the world.

Over 2,000 of the world’s leading corporations, including 50% of the Fortune 500 and 30% of the world’s central banks, trust ION solutions to manage their cash, in-house banking, commodity supply chain, trading and risk.

Over 800 of the world’s leading banks and broker-dealers use our electronic trading platforms to operate the world’s financial market infrastructure.

With 10,000 employees and offices in more than 40 cities around the globe, ION is a rapidly expanding and dynamic group.
Within ION Analytics we help clients find advantage in a world of information overload and fragmented systems.  Our business information solutions blend expert journalism and analytics with data to help banks, advisors, investors, law firms and corporations find opportunities in markets ranging from equities and fixed income to infrastructure and private equity.

On our platform clients can break through silos to originate opportunities, find buyers, and use resources efficiently, and our advanced workflow automation tools cut through the noise to deliver personalized, targeted information that saves time and effort, and drives better decisions.
At ION, we offer careers that provide many opportunities: To invent. To design. To collaborate. To build. To transform businesses and empower people around the world to do more, faster and better than before. Imagine what you can do and experience. This is where you can do your best work.
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