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Vice President - AML Business Analyst - Data Scientist

Contract

Standard / Permanent

Location

US-NJ-Jersey City

Country

USA

Job function

MISCELLANEOUS

Apply REF: COM001476

About BNP Paribas:

BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in 74 countries, with more than 192,000 employees, including more than 146,000 in Europe. The Group has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail-banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises: corporate clients and institutional investors. The Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporates and institutional clients) to realize their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance. In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the leader in consumer lending. BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail-banking model in Mediterranean countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific.

 

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Business Overview:

The U.S. Financial Security 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.


Responsibilities:

  • 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:

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

  • 5+ years of relevant industry experience

  • 5+ years professional experience at a large financial institution or financial services data types

  • Understanding of statistics, different distributions, hypothesis testing, regression etc.; typically 5+ years

  • High level of computer literacy; typically 10+ years

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Statistician that can apply data analysis and statistical modeling techniques to improve a business process and present recommendations, not just results, in a non-technical, business-friendly way for consideration by Compliance senior management stakeholders

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

  • ACAMS certified

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

  • 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

  • Self-sufficiency in SQL (functions, procedures and packages)
  • Data mining
  • Time management skills and ability to execute tasks within tight deadlines
  • Excellent Analytical, oral and written communication skills—the ability to communicate with varied audiences and stakeholders (IT, senior management, etc.)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to work effectively with colleagues

 


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.

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Primary Location: US-NJ-Jersey City Job Type: Standard / Permanent Job: MISCELLANEOUS Education Level: Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years) Experience Level: At least 5 years Schedule: Full-time