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Data Analytics Manager - Financial Crime - FS Consulting

Date: Jan 31, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID140204BR
Job TitleData Analytics Manager - Financial Crime - FS Consulting
CountryUnited Kingdom
FunctionRisk Consulting
Service LineForensic
Service Line InformationUsing a wide variety of technical and sector-specific skills, KPMG's Risk Consulting group proactively helps clients increase profits whilst reducing reputational, operational, financial and other risks. We are experienced in managing diverse issues including fraud, regulatory compliance, risk frameworks and modelling, capital efficiency, corporate governance, dispute resolution, deriving value from contracts and much more.

Forensic - Using specialist accounting, investigation and business skills in assisting clients involved in commercial or regulatory disputes or in the investigation of fraud and impropriety. Working in the team will mean getting involved in a broad range of projects, i.e. Fraud investigations, and tracing assets.

KPMG OverviewKPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.

With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.

Job Description
The Team

Working within KPMG's Financial Crime Technology team this new role requires a combination of Transaction Monitoring technical skills, client contact, business development and project management.

The team sits within KPMG’s Risk Consulting function that assists clients to assess, assure, review, test and improve their financial crime systems whilst using innovative Data Analytics tools and approaches.

Upon joining the team, you will be managing a wide range of data-driven financial crime projects with a particular focus on Transaction Monitoring systems.
You will have the opportunity to enhance and take your current skills set to the next level by gaining strong consulting and business experience whilst developing your ability to manage work streams, projects and budgets.
Team and people management will be at the heart of effective project delivery. Your unique skills-set of technical and theoretical expertise will give you the opportunity to share your knowledge for the greater team success and personal development.

The Role

• Transaction monitoring: Designing and carrying out end to end testing of Transaction Monitoring systems, including documentation review, data quality and integrity testing, rules, segmentation and threshold testing.
- Risk management: Assisting with scoping, internal financial management, managing delivery risk, production and initial review of deliverables.
- Data: Ensuring teams are able to balance and manage reactive and proactive data analysis of large volume of data, structured and unstructured, utilizing a wide range of database management systems, reporting systems and visualisation software.
- Project delivery: Balancing quality of service, timeliness and cost when delivering a project.
- Relationship building: Playing a role in Business Development initiatives, including bid proposal and contract / proposition development, commercial management and building and maintaining client relationships.
- Report writing: Responsible for the production and review of client deliverables.
- Quality control: You will provide high-level quality control feedback and reviews of your team’s work and maintain high working professional standards.

The Person

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

- Consulting, project management and client facing environments. Experience leading multi-disciplinary teams and projects.
- Proven experience in Transaction Monitoring projects specifically analysing customer segments and thresholds from a statistical perspective, selecting models and rules based on business requirements and needs, understanding and advising on high risk lists for countries, financial institutions, etc.
- Understanding of Transaction Monitoring systems and procedures (models and rules selection, segmentation analysis, threshold and scoring setting).
- Solid understanding of control systems and feedback loops. Designing and reviewing data layouts and ensuring that they are fit for a purpose.
- Performing Data Quality Reviews - manipulating and clean large data tables to ensure that data meets standards and objectives.
- Ability to resolve any data strategy issues concerning quality, consistency and growth across client databases.
- Other related Data Management experience in Data Governance, Data Standards documentation, Master Data Management, Data Quality and Data Integration.
- Strong analytical skills and ability to identifying patterns within data to generate business insight.
- Significant experience with either of the following data manipulation software: SQL, SAS (Oracle/SQL Server) or other Broad knowledge of the finance function and the importance of management information within organisations.
- Knowledge or experience using industry-wide Transaction Monitoring systems such as NICE Actimize, BAE Systems (NetReveal), Oracle (Mantas), Siron, Apama etc.


- Knowledge of statistical techniques and analysis (such as regression, clustering, sampling, social network analysis).
- Any accounting (especially audit) experience ERP systems knowledge e.g. SAP, JDEdwards and Oracle.
- Knowledge of machine learning and cognitive computing.


- Excellent communication skills with the ability to explain complex technical analysis to a non-technical audience.
- Tenacious problem solving attitude, particularly when helping Clients obtain the data required.

Our DealIf the chance to work with interesting clients and innovative technology wasn’t rewarding enough, we’ll motivate you in other ways too. At KPMG you can expect real responsibilities and opportunities to grow professionally.

‘Our Deal’ sets out all the different ways you’ll be rewarded at KPMG. Among other things you can benefit from honest conversations about your career as well as a range of other rewards. In all these ways and more, we have created an environment that can bring out the best in you.

Flexible WorkingWhile some of our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, we are supportive where possible of helping you to achieve a balance between your home and work demands.

We are happy to discuss individual requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements could be of interest. Furthermore, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly so you can understand from them what our culture is like.

Applying with a DisabilityKPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of the Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring that you are treated fairly throughout our Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require, with your recruitment contact.

KPMG's commitment to diversity

KPMG consistently features in the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to work for, which has been recognised with a special achievement award to mark our 10 years in the Top 25. We are proud of the value we place on individuality; we want you to bring your full self to work and truly maximise your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results for our clients. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective - that's the KPMG difference. But, don't take our word for it, find out more about diversity at KPMG.

Returning to work after a break

At KPMG, we appreciate that returning to work after an extended career break can be daunting. We understand that those with experience who have taken a career break have a wealth of experience and knowledge to offer our organisation, which helps us to achieve our business goals. We will support you to refresh your skills, develop your confidence and provide a supportive network across the firm to help you best integrate into the working environment. This role welcomes applications for individuals who have been out of work for 18 months or more and who have previous relevant experience.

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