Junior Analyst (Arabic)- Penang, Malaysia


Junior Analyst (Arabic)- Penang, Malaysia

The Junior Analyst at Blue Umbrella is part of the core foundation of the Due Diligence team whose role is to conduct the baseline research and analysis for cases and projects that the company agrees to take on.  It is the responsibility of a Junior Analyst to ensure that research work is conducted and completed at a high level of quality and in a timely manner, while working within a tight-knit team framework that could be intra or inter-team.

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 a English report applying in-house style and assist in its refinement
  • 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


  • 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)
  • Language proficiency in both Arabic and English, and able to consolidate Arabic and English sources into English summary
  • 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 a holder of Malaysia ID or valid visa with permission to work in Malaysia

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