Financial Crime Insights Analyst

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Permanent - Full Time
Job category
Risk Technical Specialisms - Control, Oversight & Assurance
Closing date for applications: 08/12/2022

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This role is based in the United Kingdom and as such all normal working days must be carried out in the United Kingdom.

Join us as a Financial Crime Insights Analyst 


  • We’ll look to you to analyse and query internal and external data
  • You’ll be using this intelligence to detect individuals and groups of customers which are potentially engaged in money laundering
  • This is a chance to achieve excellent exposure, as you liaise with stakeholders, and act as a visible presence and ambassador for this area 


What you'll do


As a Financial Crime Insights Analysts, you’ll be conducting analysis into complex datasets to parameterise and test transaction monitoring rules. As well as this, you’ll be producing high quality data led reports or briefing with appropriate recommendations on transaction monitoring performance. You will be using the data to distinguish between normal and suspicious customer behaviour, and present the findings in order to mitigate the risk.

You’ll also be


  • Engaging with colleagues and key stakeholders throughout the development of transaction monitoring analytics, and nurturing these relationships
  • Supporting colleagues by coaching and sharing best practice
  • Contributing to the delivery of tactical and strategic improvements to the way we work, including supporting as a subject matter expert on transaction monitoring performance


The skills you'll need


To succeed in this role, you’ll need strong technical data analysis capabilities. Good proficiency with SQL and Excel (Google Sheets) is required, and experience using Python for data analysis is a plus. You’ll need developed presentation skills, preferably with a focus on data visualisation. Ideally you’ll be confident in communicating data findings graphically and verbally.


You’ll also demonstrate:


  • The ability to work independently
  • Experience of working with large and complex data sets
  • Logical approach to complex problems
  • A passion for detecting and preventing financial crime

If you need any adjustments to support your application, such as information in alternative formats or special requirements to access our buildings, or if you’re eligible under the Disability Confident Scheme please contact us and we’ll do everything we can to help.