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Research Analysts - Arabic Speaking

Date: May 31, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID145023BR
Job TitleResearch Analysts - Arabic Speaking
CountryUnited Kingdom
FunctionRisk Consulting
Service LineForensic
Service Line InformationUsing a wide variety of technical and sector-specific skills, KPMG's Risk Consulting group proactively helps clients increase profits whilst reducing reputational, operational, financial and other risks. We are experienced in managing diverse issues including fraud, regulatory compliance, risk frameworks and modelling, capital efficiency, corporate governance, dispute resolution, deriving value from contracts and much more.

Forensic - Using specialist accounting, investigation and business skills in assisting clients involved in commercial or regulatory disputes or in the investigation of fraud and impropriety. Working in the team will mean getting involved in a broad range of projects, i.e. Fraud investigations, and tracing assets.

KPMG OverviewKPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.
With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.

Job DescriptionThe Corporate Intelligence team is an expanding part of KPMG Forensic. The team helps clients address a variety of key integrity and regulatory risks in different contexts, from market entry and M&A to KYC and supply chain risk management. The team provides litigation support and supports KPMG’s other service lines, in particular investigations, dispute advisory, restructuring and deal advisory.

The team is made up of corporate intelligence specialists with a range of regional and language expertise and is focused on work in the EMEA region. We are seeking research analysts to join the team in our London office. As part of the Corporate Intelligence team, you will be involved in projects in areas such as:

- Transactional and integrity due diligence;
- Market-entry risk assessments and strategic intelligence;
- Stakeholder mapping;
- Asset tracing, litigation, dispute advisory and restructuring support;
- Investigations support;
- Supporting the development of new service lines, such as sanctions mapping


- Conducting desktop-based research using a variety of specialist database resources, covering a wide range of corporate, media, credit and regulatory data across many jurisdictions
- Conducting intuitive and creative research using a variety of other online and offline public record sources, especially commercial registries and corporate databases in a variety of countries and languages
- Sourcing public record information from manual and offline sources, including using external third parties where necessary
- Combining the above skills to deliver time-critical and relevant reports to clients, both internal and external
- Assisting in the preparation of proposals to clients and supporting the marketing efforts of the corporate intelligence team
- Assisting in the tasking of third party sources
- Enhancing the team’s network of contacts and understanding of business risks/opportunities in at least one geographical region

Skills, qualifications and experience required

To succeed in this demanding role the applicants will need to demonstrate the following:
- Work experience on market research, political risk analysis, online research, or any strong investigative background in a consulting firm or large corporation;
- Very strong academic qualifications and a University Degree;
- Excellent English communication skills, both written and oral;
- Fluency in Arabic with the ability to conduct research and translate accurately. • Ability to work under pressure and meet exacting deadlines;
- Previous experience in corporate intelligence and political risk

Opening Date: 31/05/2019
Closing Date: 28/06/2019

Multiple positions available

Competitive salary plus negotiable bonus and benefits

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