Senior Manager - Data Science - Banking/Financial Crime Analytics

 Location: Glasgow
 Salary: excellent basic and benefits and bonus
 Job type: Permanent
 Closes: 22 days

Meraki Talent’s client is currently seeking a senior manager-level individual with strong Data Science / Analytics experience to join their business as the lead figure within Transaction Monitoring which is an important function within the Financial Crime unit.


Within Financial Crime the teams protect the firm’s financial performance and reputation.  Team members have highly specialised skills tackling economic issues, to suspicious transactions and financial crime.  The work the team does informs the senior management to allow better decision making and additionally ensures the Bank complies with internal and external measures and regulation related to ant-bribery, corruption and anti-money laundering.


Within Transaction Monitoring the team analyse and monitor suspicious transactions and activities to ensure the bank meets external regulatory requirements.  It is a key part of the Financial Intelligence, Monitoring and Investigation programme and is critical to ensuring the capabilities of the Transaction Monitoring infrastructure is effectively delivered, monitored and optimised.


The Bank utilises an Oracle application (Mantas) and a Nice product (actimise) as their Transaction Monitoring systems.  The data is then interrogated using analytical evaluations and toold (R, SAS, SQL).


For this role my client is seeking a strong Data Science background (from any sector, but any banking or financial would be preferred).  A management and leadership skill set is also required.  A strong understanding of Data Management and Model Validation principles and controls is required.

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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Andrew Welsh

Andrew is the founding director of Meraki Talent. He has been recruiting within the UK's financial sector since 2001 and is responsible for senior and strategic hiring for our clients.