AML Analytics Manager

  • Negotiable
  • Jacksonville, FL, USA Jacksonville FL US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Deutsche Bank - US
  • 16 Apr 18 2018-04-16

The purpose of the AML Financial Crimes Investigations team is to ensure that the systems it is tasked with surveilling are at all times being used in accordance with the legal and regulatory Anti-Money Laundering framework within the Americas and to escalate issues of concern to AML Management in a timely manner.

Anti-Financial Crime (AFC)
Our AFC team is responsible for protecting Deutsche Bank from financial and reputational losses incurred by financial crimes by assessing, controlling and mitigating risks. Risk types related to Anti-Financial Crime are consolidated in a comprehensive and effective risk management framework that covers Anti-Money-Laundering, Sanctions & Embargoes, Anti-Bribery & Corruption as well as Anti-Fraud & Investigations.

Reporting to the AML FCIU Deputy Manager in Jacksonville and as part of the wider Americas AML and Anti Financial Crime Team, the main focus of the Manager of Analytics is to act as a Senior Resource and SME in one of two key functions, being the development, tuning & calibration of transaction monitoring rules used for detecting Money Laundering activity across the bank globally, and/or within the Threat Analytics team to ensure that current & future high risk AML activities are identified and referred to Investigations for review.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manages a team of 4+ associates
  • Conduct trend analysis, univariate and multivariate analysis across all measurable system results, in order to establish thresholds and parameter settings
  • Perform pilot projects to analyze and establish new algorithms and rules
  • Work with the Data Mining and Analytics teams and the Risk Coverage/Governance Team to ensure the rules are reviewed on a regular basis based on the level of risk and that the systems are appropriately optimized
  • Participate in AML optimization across multiple LOBs (including correspondent banking, retail, commercial, brokerage, and trade finance) and multiple Transaction Monitoring Systems, ensure sound risk coverage, adequate quantitative model assessment and validation, and data quality completeness and integrity
  • Design and implement risk-based alert scoring, creating a data quality process
  • Support all review and audit functions; create a model inventory list and ensure all models are reviewed
  • Act as SME in AFC technology related projects
  • Maintain standards for segmentation methodology, scenario tuning methodology, peer grouping, BTL sampling (below the Line) methodology
  • Work in conjunction with the AML Monitoring & Surveillance Team to ensure that the recommended threshold and scoring changing are tested appropriately in the User Acceptance Test environment prior to production implementation
  • Provide support and assistance to the FCIU Transaction Monitoring Manager with respect to the requirement that the internal systems parameters are reviewed

Education & Experience:

  • Previous relevant years of working experience in a Quantitative/Qualitative Analysis position, as Business Analyst, System Analyst or equivalent experience in Quantitative and Statistical Analysis
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • Previous experience in a supervisory capacity
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel, including pivot tables, macros, filtering, and sorting
  • Experience in Correspondent Banking and Asset Management businesses a plus
  • Experience with Mantas or other AML behavioral detection systems a plus
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint... Access and Project Manager a plus
  • Experience with MS Access and Visual Analytic Tools a plus (e.g., JMP, Cognos, SAS)
  • Experience in Computer Science, database design, ETL processes, and data mining a plus
  • System and Business Analysis background a plus
  • Good at creating and delivering impactful presentation
  • Should be able to interpret complex requirements and be a self-starter
  • Solid project management/work flow management will be viewed positively
  • CAMS certified preferred

Key Competencies:

  • Strong analytical skills with an investigative mindset
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel)
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, professionalism and teamwork awareness
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate issues to Senior Management in an effective manner
  • The ability to work under pressure and within tight deadlines with no loss of accuracy
  • An understanding of the legal and compliance issues of complex banking organizations
  • A proactive approach to tasks & responsibilities
  • Knowledge of AML Laws (USA Patriot Act), Regulations (FED, SEC, FINRA)