Analyst (Reputational Due Diligence) - Fluency in Chinese & English

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Analyst (Reputational Due Diligence) - Fluency in Chinese & English

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 Team Leader/ 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

Qualifications:

  • Possess at least 1-year work experience in reputational due diligence, specifically in doing both qualitative research and drafting summary reports
  • Good understanding of KYC / AML requirements or third-party screening
  • Proficient in Chinese (both Traditional and Simplified) and English, as well as able to consolidate Chinese and English sources into an 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
  • Excellent 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 team member
  • 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 a holder of HK ID or valid visa with permission to work in Hong Kong

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