Financial Crimes Technology – Data and Analytics – Actimize – Senior Associate

PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services

Industry/Sector

Banking and Capital Markets

Specialism

Data, Analytics & AI

Management Level

Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

A career within Data and Analytics services will provide you with the opportunity to help organisations uncover enterprise insights and drive business results using smarter data analytics. We focus on a collection of organisational technology capabilities, including business intelligence, data management, and data assurance that help our clients drive innovation, growth, and change within their organisations in order to keep up with the changing nature of customers and technology. We make impactful decisions by mixing mind and machine to leverage data, understand and navigate risk, and help our clients gain a competitive edge.

Our team helps clients navigate various analytics applications to get the most value out of their technology investment and foster confidence in their business intelligence. As part of our team, you’ll help our clients implement enterprise content and data management applications that improve operational effectiveness and provide impactful data analytics and insights.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.
  • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.
  • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.
  • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
  • Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.
  • Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.
  • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.
  • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.
  • Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct.

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:
Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:
3 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Fields of Study:
Computer and Information Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Management, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Statistics

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates a thorough level of abilities with, and/or a proven record of success as both an individual contributor and team member the following areas:

  • Knowledge of AML components including transaction monitoring, customer due diligence, sanctions screening, investigations, suspicious activity report (SAR) reporting, and AML and sanctions risk assessment;
  • End-to-end implementation of Actimize SAM, CDD, WL-X, IFM-X and AIS, including installation and configurations;
  • Experience with performing Actimize platform upgrades (SAM9.x, CDD10.X, IFM-X, UDM, ActOne);
  • Knowledge of Actimize data model and critical data elements (CDEs), coupled with hands-on experience in data mapping and extract, transform, load (ETL) activities for aligning an organization’s data with vendor data models;
  • Experience with sizing considerations for an Actimize implementation, as well as expertise in the installation, configuration, and customization;
  • Experience with thorough testing of Actimize implementations to assess accuracy and compliance;
  • Familiarity with Actimize’s modules pertaining to transaction monitoring, customer due diligence, sanctions screening, and case management, with an emphasis on assessing feasibility of an organization’s business requirements collected for implementation;
  • Gather business requirements through client interactions (e.g. workshops, work sessions and interviews);
  • Proficient in analytical and statistical methodologies for segmenting customers and accounts based on behavior and profiles, fine-tuning and enhancing transaction monitoring scenarios, and developing models for customer risk rating;
  • Knowledge of BSA/AML regulations and familiarity with other pertinent AML regulatory guidelines and requirements;
  • General comprehension of a typical AML investigation workflow;
  • Proven ability to automate manual processes using programming languages such as Python, and intelligent robotic process automation (RPA) tools such as Automation Anywhere, Pega, and UIPath;
  • Experience consulting in the financial crimes space and working in a regulatory environment; and,
  • Proficiency with SQL and Python.

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader within the following areas:

  • Lead a key work stream in an engagement(s), staying educated on current trends, and assisting in the development of knowledge capital for team members;
  • Collaborate with business development teams responsible for writing and presenting proposals to prospective clients, leveraging PC applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project and Lotus notes;
  • Demonstrate aptitude for conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses of large and complex data as it relates to the project requirements in the financial crimes space;
  • Support practice management for a specific operation or process in a consultative environment; and,
  • Manage and/or contribute to project planning, engagement administration, budget management, and successful completion of engagement work stream(s).

Travel Requirements

Up to 40%

Job Posting End Date

Learn more about how we work: https://pwc.to/how-we-work

PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

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