Data Analyst, Financial Intelligence Unit - Financial Crime Compliance

Job level Senior
Work exp 4 Years To 6 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Location Hong Kong
Employment type
Industry Banking
Job function Banking / Finance > Others
Published On 17/11/2016
ref. 00008F88

Some careers grow faster than others.

If you’re looking for a career that will give you plenty of opportunities to develop, join HSBC and your future will be rich with potential. Whether you want a career that could take you to the top, or simply take you in an exciting new direction, HSBC offers opportunities, support and rewards that will take you further. 

Financial Crime Compliance aligns current activities within Global Risk and helps to build these into a more integrated framework to conduct Customer Due Diligence which enables HSBC to manage financial crime risk more effectively. It builds stronger controls to improve the way Financial Crime Compliance risks are managed in order to spot gaps as well as trends so that the team can take action. It proactively gathers and analyses financial intelligence in a smart way so that suspicious transactions, activities or connections can be identified and we can adequately protect our customers from the threat of financial crime. 

We are currently seeking a high caliber professional to join our team as Data Analyst, Financial Intelligence Unit.

In this role, you will

  • Perform data extraction, aggregation, analysis, and quality checking from multiple data sources using platforms such as Structured Query Language and Statistical Analysis System.
  • Support pilots of new techniques to help the Financial Intelligence Unit to understand financial crime risks.
  • Engage with statistician teams during the formulation, implementation, testing and validation of predictive models.
  • Contribute to thought leadership in understanding the quantitative trends and pattern of financial crime risks facing the bank.
  • Perform ad hoc analytics on large and diverse datasets. 

To be successful in this role, you should meet the following requirements

  • Minimum of a degree in a quantitative subject or equivalent experience.
  • Strong Excel skills complemented by a knowledge of Structured Query Language and experience of at least one of the following, Python, Statistical Analysis System, or R Language.
  • Experience in using ad hoc search techniques.
  • Experience in building ad hoc data manipulation and analysis processes.
  • Ability to apply context and judgment to findings, ideally in relation financial crime risk.
  • Ability to perform qualitative analyses across a range of diverse sources of varying reliability. 

The chosen candidate for this role will be required to undergo enhanced vetting. Subject to local laws, this will require the individual to satisfactorily pass a series of additional checks as part of the recruitment process and on an ongoing basis, if appointed to the role. HSBC Group reserves its position with regard to any steps which it may take in relation to any material adverse findings which arise either when the checks are originally completed, and/or if relevant, on an ongoing basis. For more information about the enhanced vetting for this role please contact the recruiter for this role.

For further details and application information please visit our career site, search under reference number 00008F88 

You’ll achieve more when you join HSBC. 

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Issued by The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited