ARI Italian Speaker Data Associate – 5111

Content & Research, Full-time, Sofia
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We are looking to hire an Italian Data Associate, with strong analytical skills and data expertise to join our Data team based in Sofia. 

About ION Analytics 
ION Analytics is the market leader in providing solutions to Investment Banking, Capital Markets, Sales, Trading & Research, and Institutional Investors. 
Our mission is to enable the global capital markets to operate in the most effective and impactful way. 
Our vision is to drive the digitisation of the capital markets through innovative and intuitive technology powered by deep data analytics and machine learning. 

About Data 
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. 

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. 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.
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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  • 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 qualification

  • Excellent written and spoken Italian and English (other 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  
  • Preferred 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 

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