Analyst (Reputational Due Diligence)


Analyst (Reputational Due Diligence)

The Analyst at Blue Umbrella is a key contributor whose role is to begin to demonstrate leadership and/or mentorship capabilities in addition to supporting business and team goals as an experienced research analyst. It is the responsibility of an Analyst to ensure that research work is conducted and completed at a high level of quality and in a timely manner, while also possibly supervising or mentoring less-experienced peers such as Junior Analysts.

This position reports to the Senior Analyst/ Operations Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Collect, analyze and evaluate research information using a variety of media, namely, government databases, (listed) company public disclosures, Internet, and proprietary databases of major newspapers and journals
  • Perform qualitative background research on the requested companies / individuals and their related associates in accordance to relevant SOPs
  • Identify relevant risks, discrepancies and any information of the clients’ interest
  • Accurately summarize the collected data and present them in an English report applying in-house style and assist in its refinement
  • Perform peer review of reports produced by colleagues to ensure compliance with SOP and with high level of quality
  • Perform due diligence reviews for various purposes such as AML / KYC compliance and third-party management
  • Embrace continuous changes and challenges; handle ad hoc projects and assignments, often to tight deadlines
  • Work with other Team Leaders and Managers as a team in ad hoc projects and assignments, e.g. SOP refinement, new client onboarding and internal performance review


  • Possess at least 2-3 years work experience in relevant fields, e.g. AML, KYC compliance, qualitative research and media
  • Good understanding of due diligence, KYC / AML requirements, or third-party screening will be advantageous
  • Proficient in Chinese (both Traditional and Simplified Chinese) and English, and able to consolidate Chinese and English sources into English summary
  • Possess strong analytical and presentation skills with strong knowledge in conducting research in open sources and databases (i.e. Internet, government databases, and media databases)
  • Strong attention to detail with ability to produce accurate and quality work under tight deadlines and minimal supervision
  • Possess excellence in interpreting source information and able to present them in a logical and concise manner
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Be well-organized and able to work accurately and effectively under pressure
  • Be a good member working in a team
  • Possess excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Be a quick learner who can spot new opportunities with demonstrated initiative, diligence, and attention to detail
  • Be a bachelor’s degree holder
  • Be legally authorized to work in Canada

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