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Vice President – AML Business Analyst (Analytics Focus)


Standard / Permanent


US-NJ-Jersey City

Job function




Business Overview:
The U.S. Financial Security Department's AML Business Analyst is responsible for assisting on the tuning and optimization of Actimize based AML monitoring models.
  • 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 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


  • Bachelor’s degree (or beyond) with outstanding academic credentials
  • 5 – 8 years of relevant industry experience, specifically within this space.
  • Professional experience at a large financial institution or financial services data types
  • Self-sufficiency in SQL (MUST have)
  • Experience with data visualization tools like Tableau, Spotfire, Qlikview preferred
  • Time management skills and ability to execute tasks within tight deadlines
  • Analytical, oral and written communication skills—the ability to build relationships and communicate with varied audiences and stakeholders (IT, senior management, etc.)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to work effectively with colleagues
  • High level of computer literacy, including experience using statistical packages for research/modeling
  • Experience Microsoft Excel pivot table and charts (MUST have)
  • Good understanding of AML processes and relevant regulatory issues
  • ACAMS certified
FINRA Registrations Required: 
  • Not Applicable