Financial Crime Business Analyst

Hudson Accounting & Finance
09 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Role Purpose : Financial Crime Threat Mitigation (FCTM) focuses on the specific financial crime threats the firm faces now and in the future, pioneering the techniques and technology that protect our business, our customers, and the many communities in which we operate from the harms associated with financial crime. The role holder will be part of a team responsible for building and delivering a strategic network analytics capability to support a wide range of investigations, analytics and detection requirements to Financial Crime Risk and potentially beyond. Key Accountabilities : Impact on the Business/Function Requirements Clarification: Support the team to liaise with software vendors, internal software delivery and change delivery functions to ensure business requirements and priorities are well understood Requirements Gathering: Support the team to liaise with business stakeholders at local, regional, global and functional level to ensure that requirements are accurately captured as well as urgency and potential business impacts are well understood. Acceptance: Perform user acceptance testing of new features and new data sources to ensure that functionality is delivered to a high standard and report issues accurately and effectively to ensure quick resolution Defect Management: Work with the development teams to ensure progress against resolution plans and efforts are focused on the true business priorities. Data Analytics: Capability to understand and manipulate data to support user queries on system behaviour and understand the feasibility of requirements and enhancements Investigate: Take an active part in working with systems and providing support on live case investigation to understand context of requirements and priorities and to identify potential gaps and improvements in functionality Experience / Skills: Experience as a business analyst in a financial services setting (Desirable) Understanding of entity resolution, network analytics and data analysis techniques (Desirable) Ability to analyse large amounts of data efficiently, draw conclusions on what the data means and actions required Ability to maintain control, direction and motivation in an ever-changing environment Numerate. Strong MS Excel skills. Experience in using data manipulation/mining languages such as SAS or SQL strongly desired. Proven ability to develop subject matter expertise in complex areas Strong relationship management and influencing skills Highly motivated, entrepreneurial and autonomous Proven written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail Operates effectively across cultures and in multi-cultural diverse work environments Resourceful - ability to leverage resources available to achieve goals An interest in business and current affairs, including financial crime (Desirable) Experience with ‘Big Data’ technologies (Desirable) Experience/knowledge of financial crime and reputational risk (Desirable) Experience/knowledge of wholesale banking If you are interested in this vacancy please contact Kevin McLaren in our Edinburgh office. Please note you will receive an automated response advising you that we have received your CV. Hudson is a leading provider of permanent recruitment, contract professionals and talent management solutions worldwide.