Senior Officer in 1st Line Financial Crime Risk Optimization and Analytics team

Are you ready for an exciting role where you will genuinely influence the Group’s approach to Transaction Monitoring?

The 1st Line Financial Crime Analytics is a core function within Danske Bank’s First Line of Defense responsible for providing data and analytics solutions for end-to-end, particularly for this transaction monitoring role. Our international Optimization & Analytics team consists of 5 motivated, dynamic and analytical professionals, and due to expansion, we are looking for several more.

As a Senior Officer will have a broad range of duties and the ability to engage and influence a diverse range of stakeholders. You will be responsible for developing as well as carrying out the Bank’s instructions and standards for transaction monitoring as part of the 1st line of defense within Financial Crime Risk. You may also define the data, analytics and models for parts of the transaction monitoring control. Examples of work include understanding typologies, design and detection scenarios/scores/scorecards, and setting initial thresholds or scores for the detection deployment and analytics activities, including segmentation, prioritization, scorecards and automation.

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

"We celebrate multiple approaches and points of view. We believe diversity drives innovation."

You will:

  • Proactively and independently drive the analytics tasks of transaction monitoring control requirements
  • Work closely with the different business functions to understand the associated transaction monitoring risks of their products, services and customers, which you are expected to target with an appropriate analytics solution for the control and process requirements in-line with Bank policy and standards, industry expectations and regulatory requirements
  • Understand the design and delivery of TM risk assessment methodologies, including typology and scenario/score design
  • Be responsible for the design and delivery of tuning and optimization methodologies and the execution
  • Be supporting the definition of the data requirements and standards for transaction monitoring and ongoing tracking and reporting
  • Drive the analytics tasks in collaboration with Group Compliance, 1st Line transformation, 1st Line risk & control teams, technology and vendors
  • Work closely with operational units to ensure that requirements and processes for output management are identified particularly working with sampling investigation to assist the tuning processes – you will have a highly valued and visible role
  • Design the analytics tools for monitoring the effectiveness of the existing TM controls

About you:

  • Experience in scripting in Python, SQL and dashboard MI tool, especially Tableau and familiarity with other data analysis tools
  • Experience in analytical monitoring techniques which combine the use of both structured and unstructured data alongside financial crime risk understanding
  • Understanding of modelling, including Machine Learning and statistical model
  • Knowledge of AML regulations and industry best practices on transaction monitoring as well as in the end-to-end transaction monitoring control framework
  • Ability to work in an uncertain environment shaping project direction and scope, and to see a holistic view and kills in setting priorities, willing to actively take ownership and coordinate tasks through to a successful conclusion
  • Proven communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Advanced English language skills (both written and verbal)
  • Holding a relevant bachelor’s or master’s degree and professional certifications such as CAMS or ICA are desirable

We offer:

Monthly salary range from 2960 EUR to 4440 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

Health insurance from the first day of employment

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

See all the benefits HERE.

Interesting roles for analytics in Financial Crime Risk, please feel free to reach out!

Ronald Tee, Financial Crime Risk Analytics

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If you are interested, please send your CV in English no later than 09.12.2022. Confidentiality guaranteed.

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