AML Transaction Monitoring SME/Data Lead- VP

Full Time



As the anti-money laundering (AML) subject matter expert (SME) in the Anti-Financial Crimes (AFC) Modelling Americas team you will be playing a key role in managing and building an effective and sustainable AML transaction monitoring program; and partner with key stakeholders (Financial Crime Investigations, Global Technology & Operations, Business Line Product Managers etc.). You will be responsible for leveraging technical (SQL) and data analytical capabilities to support transaction monitoring enhancements. You will have a good understanding of AML red flags, typology coverage assessments etc., applicable for various lines of business (LoB’s) preferably but not limited to Trade Finance and Global Markets. This is a great opportunity to make an impact in one of the key areas of the Bank where senior/executive management is fully vested in improving the overall global AFC program and controls.

What We Offer You:
• We offer competitive health and wellness benefits, empowering you to value life in and out of the office
• Retirement Savings Plans, Parental Leave, and other family-friendly programs
• On-site cafeteria, health center, and communal meeting areas
• Active engagement with the local community through specialized employee groups

What You’ll Do:
• Maintain standards for segmentation methodology, scenario-tuning methodology, peer grouping, BTL (below the Line) sampling methodology
• Work with compliance to define specifications for transaction monitoring models
• Design and implement risk-based alert scoring
• Support all review and audit functions; create a model inventory list and ensure all models are reviewed periodically
• Address and resolve logic and configuration issues in monitoring scenarios
• Work in partnership with compliance users to develop and drive initiatives that transform and modernize the capabilities and services of monitoring within the compliance function

How You’ll Lead:
• Lead a team of specialists to implement technically and functionally sound AML models and tools and to provide effective challenge to the AML model life-cycle area
• Lead an analytics team to continually assess current and future state of surveillance, platform, policies, and procedures
• Act as SME and project manager in AFC technology related projects

Skills You’ll Need:
• Bachelor’s/ Master’s degree in Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Data Science, MIS, Information Management, or Statistics
• SME in financial crime compliance covering all product lines such as correspondent banking, wealth management, brokerage, trade, and asset management
• Extensive direct knowledge of AML transaction monitoring systems and preferably Mantas and Actimize
• Demonstrated experience with Oracle, SQL, Sharepoint, Jira

Skills That Will Help You Excel:
• Excellent verbal and written English communication skills
• Good at creating and delivering impactful presentations
• Should be able to interpret complex requirements and be a self-starter
• Solid project management/work flow management skills will be viewed positively
• CAMS certification preferred

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