Business Analyst – Risk Analytics (Sheffield)

 Location: Sheffield
 Salary: Competitive remuneration package
 Job type: Permanent
 Closes: 7 days

Meraki Talent has been engaged to recruit an exciting opportunity to join a global banking institution in Sheffield as a Business Analyst. The successful appointee will be responsible for the development and maintenance of models and methodologies for Financial Crime Risk Analytics.
  
Role Responsibilities:

  • Work with project leaders in the review of existing suite of models and methodologies
  • Support improvements to the systems and data infrastructure supporting deployment of the traded risk models
  • Participate in projects aimed at aligning methodologies, governance and policies
  • Ensure compliance coverage of Transaction Monitoring models
  • Provide bespoke analysis to ensure that the business can make appropriate risk/capital assessments
  • Assure the global standards for relevant models and analytics adhere to the firm’s model governance and regulatory demand
  • Provision of analytics to identify new risks and risk trends
  • Work closely with Analytics teams across different geographies to contribute to the firm’s Analytics strategy

  
Required Experience: 

  • Experience as a Business Analyst within financial services, preferably in an AML Compliance environment
  • Track record of working with stakeholders and business sponsors
  • Proven ability to clearly articulate business and regulatory implications of analysis and findings to decision makers across the business
  • Hands-on experience in using data manipulation/mining languages such as SQL
  • Experience in Scrum framework for Agile methodology would be desirable
  • Experience with ‘Big Data’ technologies such as Hadoop and Apache Spark would be beneficial but not a prerequisite
  • Ability to analyse large amounts of data efficiently and draw conclusions on what the data means
  • Strong analytical capability, drawing conclusions and anticipating outcomes from data trends or system documentation


This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a leading financial services institution where your efforts and skills will be immediately recognised and appreciated across the business.

Meraki Talent values diversity in our own workforce and we actively support our clients to build diverse and inclusive workplaces. For all our roles, both internal and those on behalf of our clients, we welcome enquiries from everyone

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Principle Consultant

Deepak Amriwala


Deepak is an experienced City recruitment professional who has a strong track record of success within Banking, Consultancy, Asset Management and FinTech. He has close to ten years’ experience in recruitment with a pedigree in Business Change, Transformation and Operations hiring.