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Forensic Data Analytics Analyst- Financial Crime

Date: Jun 11, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID145209BR
Job TitleForensic Data Analytics Analyst- Financial Crime
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 Data/Sanction or Transaction Monitoring technical skills, third party solution awareness, client contact, business development and financial crime prevention/AML knowledge.

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 perform a client delivery focused role, which involves the management, manipulation and analysis of data and transformations with a combination of innovative techniques to extract the necessary intelligence from related data assets. You will participate in a wide range of financial crime projects, with a particular focus on sanctions and transaction monitoring in the Financial Services industry. The work is highly varied, and you will have the opportunity to enhance your skills to the next level by gaining strong consulting and business experience whilst developing your ability to manage key engagement client contacts.

The Role:

- Working with forensic teams, lawyers and regulatory authorities in adversarial and sensitive situations involving fraud or regulatory investigations.
- Delivery of technology risk consulting services to financial services clients.
- Assist with the scoping, production and review of client deliverables.
- Ensuring deadlines are met and risks quantified.
- Developing procedures and end to end technology processes.
- Building relationships: you will sustain cohesive relationships with clients and colleagues within KPMG.
- Taking a positive and enthusiastic approach to gaining knowledge and sharing with the wider team.
- Supporting with client presentations and analysis workshops.

The Person Qualifications, Skills and Experiences:

This exciting role will give you the opportunity utilise and broaden programming, data analysis and data management skills. Developing strong technical skills is encouraged as you will be required to deliver solutions either individually or as part of an integrated multi-disciplinary team.

From your experience you will be able to demonstrate one or more of the following skill sets and expertise:

Data Analytics
- Strong analytical skills and the ability to identify patterns within data to generate business insight.
- Experience with either of the following data manipulation software: SQL (Oracle/SQL Server), SAS.
- Other related Data Management experience in Data Governance, Data Standards documentation, Master Data Management and Data Integration.

- Knowledge and exposure to Sanctions filtering technologies, for example Fircosoft or SafeWatch.
- An understanding of SWIFT messages and international banking.
- An understanding of customer management systems used by financial institutions.
- A practical understanding of international sanctions and regulations.

Transactions Monitoring
- Knowledge of or experience working with Transaction Monitoring technologies, for example NICE Actimize, BAE Systems (NetReveal), Oracle (Mantas), Siron, Apama. • An understanding of customer segmentation, transaction monitoring rules/thresholds and scenarios. • A functional understanding of anti-money laundering regulations and legislation.

Desired Experience:
Any experience of the following would be advantageous:
- Banking sector knowledge and exposure.
- Experience in scripting technologies such as PERL, Python and PowerShell.
- Knowledge of statistical techniques and analysis (such as regression, clustering, sampling, social network analysis).
- 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 Deal

Flexible Working

Our employees have many varied work schedules to suit their individual needs!

Our intelligent working options range from role sharing and flexible start and finish times, to home working and more informal arrangements agreed within teams.

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