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Assistant Vice President - AML Business Analyst - Data Analytics

Apply REF: COM002064

Business Overview:

The U.S. Financial Security Transaction Monitoring Optimization department's AML/BSA Business Analyst is responsible for capturing business requirements, assisting on the user acceptance testing of a variety of platforms including Actimize based AML monitoring models, as well as, various other AML, KYC, and Sanctions systems as required. Act as a Business/Systems Analyst, Specification Writer, Implementation Support Resource and Subject Matter Advisor, engaging a diverse set of Business groups (Compliance, Business, etc.) and Technology groups to deliver solutions for Financial Compliance/Regulatory Reporting needs.


  • Evaluate existing models and scenarios; conducting model and scenario tuning, optimization and validation

  • Make recommendations to improve AML surveillance through the development of new risk models, model validation, statistical analysis of model thresholds, negative testing, and other sensitivity and productivity analyses

  • Rationalize and document business rules, thresholds, parameters and scoring methodology of the system.

  • Conceptualize and develop new rules/models to address emerging trends and red flags.

  • Execute hypothesis testing, various regression analysis techniques, clustering analysis, and tests for activity and behavior variances

  • Execute appropriate statistical or mathematical tests to recommend threshold implementation decisions

  • Support the AML Group’s periodic risk assessments through the analysis of data elements related to potential indicators of customer, product, or geographic risk, evaluating and enhancing the AML Group’s risk rating methodologies, and identifying new quantitative factors that can be incorporated into the risk assessment process

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Self-sufficiency in SQL (functions, procedures and packages)

  • Bachelor’s degree (or beyond) with outstanding academic credentials

  • 4+ years of relevant industry experience
  • Excellent Analytical, oral and written communication skills—the ability to communicate with varied audiences and stakeholders (IT, senior management, etc.)

  • Professional experience at a large financial institution or financial services data types

  • Understanding of statistics, different distributions, hypothesis testing, regression etc.

  • Data mining
  • Time management skills and ability to execute tasks within tight deadlines

  • Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to work effectively with colleagues

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with AML transaction monitoring tools like Actimize, Mantas, Norkom etc.

  • Experience with statistical modeling and data visualization tools like R, Tableau, Spotfire, Qlikview

  • ACAMS certified

  • Good understanding of AML processes and relevant regulatory issues

  • Must possess the ability to research and resolve issues independently while working across teams to acquire information

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks with the skills to adapt to changes in a fast-paced environment

FINRA Registrations Required:

  • Not Applicable

BNP Paribas is committed to providing a work environment that fosters diversity, inclusion, and equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, age, creed, sex, religion, national origin, disability (physical or mental), marital status, citizenship, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, or any other legally protected status.

Primary Location: US-NJ-Jersey CityJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: COMPLIANCEEducation Level: Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)Experience Level: At least 3 yearsSchedule: Full-time Reference: COM002064