Senior Business Risk and Controls Analyst for 1st Line FC Sanctions Screening Analytics Team (Temporary Contract)

Sanctions Screening Analytics team within 1st Line Financial Crime Risk is looking for an experienced Data Analyst (at least 2-3 years of high-level experience) to help us drive forward bank-level initiatives related to maintaining and maturing the sanctions screening ecosystem.

You will join a diverse team consisting of sanctions subject matter experts from various backgrounds. We are an open-minded and collaborative 5-person team in which each voice is valued, and creativity is encouraged. The team carries substantive responsibilities and is involved in multiple bank-level initiatives. Therefore, ownership, prudence, and teamwork are our core values.

As an Analyst in Sanctions Screening Analytics team, you will have the freedom of creativity and the possibility to set new standards that have a big impact on the entire organization and our society by preventing financial crime.

Please note that this is a fixed-term contract for maternity cover (expected duration: around 18-20 months).

Depending on your experience and knowledge, we may offer you a different seniority of the role.

"Be yourself. We like it that way."

You will:

  • Lead data-related work streams: from planning to coming up with an analytical strategy, conducting analysis, reporting results, and engaging stakeholders
  • Use data insights to improve the performance of screening models: data extraction, preparation, analysis, and reporting for engine performance and other sanctions-related purposes
  • Conduct impact assessments that can vary in their complexity, from simple inferences based on historical trends to more complex assessments based on our ability to replicate model conditions
  • Conduct various testing activities, such as scenario adjustment, data preparation, analysis of output, etc., which involve using software linked to screening engines
  • Suggest effectiveness and optimization solutions, and draft related methodologies
  • Contribute to documenting models, initiatives, and the output of analytics (a high level of explainability and auditability is necessary in our work)
  • Contribute to drafting requirements and setting broader agendas

About you:

  • 2-3 years of experience in an analytical or similar role
  • Higher education, preferably in Mathematics, Engineering, Economics, Management Information Systems, or related fields
  • Hands-on experience with SQL: ability to write advanced queries to extract useful insights from complex multi-level data
  • Hands-on experience with using Python for data analytics purposes. High level of familiarity with data manipulation and visualization packages, such as Pandas (a must), Numpy, Matplotlib, Seaborn, etc.
  • Advanced English skills and excellent process and output documentation habits, since you will enter a highly regulated environment
  • Strong creative component: ability to reimagine current processes, pioneer new initiatives, and contribute to agenda setting
  • Teamwork and the ability to learn and transfer your knowledge are critical. We are looking for an expert who would be curious to learn how the sanctions world works. We are also looking for an analytical mentor that would help to further grow data analytics competences within a team.
  • Experience with AML, or sanctions specifically, related to noisy screening engines (a huge advantage), previous experience with any other AML-related reporting and analytics, or CAMS/CGSS/ICA certification would be highly appreciated

We offer:

Monthly salary range from 3360 EUR to 5040 EUR gross (based on your competencies relevant for the job).

Additionally, each Danske Bank employee receives employee benefits package which includes:
    • Growth opportunities: professional & supportive team, e-learnings, numerous development programs; (incl. professional certificates); 100+ professions for internal mobility opportunities.
    • Health & Well-being: a diverse, inclusive, work & life balance work environment; health insurance from the first day of employment; mental well-being practices; partial psychologist counselling compensation; silence and sleep zones at the office; game rooms.
    • Hybrid working conditions: home office budget (after the probation period); modern Danske Campus workplace developed with anthropologist for the best employee experience.
    • Additional days of leave: for rest, health, volunteering, exams in higher education institutions, and other important activities. Moreover, for seniority with Danske Bank.
    • Monetary compensation package: accidents & critical diseases insurance; financial support in case of unfortunate events, travel insurance; IIIrd Pillar Pension Fund contribution.

Additional days of vacation

Health insurance from the first day of employment

Third pillar pension fund

Free parking & charging ports - cars, bicycles, e-scooters

See all the benefits HERE.

If you're interested in this role and joining my team, feel free to contact me via LinkedIn, and I will answer your questions!

Rimvydas Ragauskas, Screening Lead, 1 st Line FC Sanctions Screening Analytics

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If you are interested, please send your CV in English no later than 17.12.2023. Confidentiality guaranteed.

Your title in job contract will be Officer - Business Risk & Controls, Senior.