Data Governance and Financial Crimes – Business Analyst

Our client a top-tier Foreign Bank is seeking a Data Governance Business Analyst to support the implementation of data quality rules as well as end-to-end data governance processes to ensure that clients deliver on time data in accordance with Regulatory and Internal Audit agreements. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the ability to understand Business and technical requirements and to implement Data Quality metrics of the approved in scope data to the point that this is depicted properly in the client’s Data Quality standards. Furthermore, the candidate will be responsible to support the proper documentation of client metadata and would preferably have experience with the metadata tool Collibra.

  • Understanding appropriate Financial Crimes regulatory initiatives
  • Supporting Data initiatives and Future State architecture programs
  • Work with clients’ Chief Data Office (CDO) teams to ensure requirements are met in full
  • Partner with clients’ Data Analytics teams to identify opportunities to deliver benefits to the business functions
  • Support clients with adoption of Data Operating Models and data projects and initiatives
  • Provide informed and independent data-driven expertise and insight at the center of business functions
  • Support the implementation of data policies across key components impacting clients’ businesses
  • Work with Stakeholders to define, challenge and shape data projects which support clients’ data agendas and policies
  • Support implementation of projects to meet business needs and requirements and develop plans and proposals accordingly
  • Facilitate root cause analysis, review, and resolution of cross line of business Data Quality Issues raised as part of business self-certification, audit, or external regulators
  • Support the sharing of best practice across the client teams, in terms of technical approaches, data governance and general project management and documentation
  • 2-5 years’ experience (consulting or full-time) at top-tier financial services industry firm in Financial Crimes and Data Governance / Quality role preferable
  • Knowledge of key issues and regulations in Financial Crimes and Data Governance / Quality
  • Advanced experience with writing of data quality rules / dimensions
  • Previous experience in data management, data governance, and related activities
  • Experience with the design of data controls across systems and processes, implementation of governance policies and writing of data quality rules / dimensions
  • Good analytical skills to leverage current and emerging data and analytical techniques to address business challenges and opportunities in an actionable way
  • Good interpersonal skills with highly developed capacity to constructively challenge and influence executive management
  • Good communication skills
  • Good problem-solving skills with ability to consider alternative and innovative solutions
  • Good track record of delivery against core initiatives
  • Good capability in translating complex and/or technical work and insights into straightforward business language
Additional Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience with the latest thought in implementation practices, data quality strategies, and data lineage methods a plus.
  • Experience with planning and execution of data controls and system adoption
  • Knowledge and experience of Data Management principals and their practical applications
  • Ability to build a collaborative and constructive partnership with relevant project teams and/or SMEs for content development
  • Good understanding of the global banking & trading business including products, services, processes, and Risk & Finance
  • Knowledge and understanding of Global Banking products and processes