Financial Crimes Analytics Lead Analyst

Ally Financial   •  

Charlotte, NC

5 - 7 years

Posted 181 days ago

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Position Description

The mission of Global Compliance and Regulatory Affairs is to drive the compliance with laws, regulations and company policies set forth by federal regulators and stakeholders. Ally's compliance environment was born upon becoming a Bank Holding Company, underwent a large-scale build-out and is currently enhancing and streamlining a sustainable program. The group has grown to nearly twenty-times its original size and will continue to grow exponentially to meet the demands of our banking environment.

Partner with the Global Sanctions team, Global Investigations team, AML Program Management team, Global Technology and lines of business in ensuring that the day-to-day operations are conducted in compliance with regulatory and legal requirements, in addition to company policies and procedures.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for day to day activities within AML Operations and Analytics, specifically the Transaction Monitoring Insights and Analytics team
  • Periodic tuning of suspicious transaction monitoring scenarios
  • Analyze data for trends and anomalies and present findings
  • Provide analytical detail and narrative of findings to leadership
  • Development of SAS suspicious transaction monitoring scenarios
  • Onboard new products onto the AML Operations platforms including the data quality and analysis
  • Create, manage, and utilize high performance relational databases (SAS, Oracle, SQL Server 2012, Microsoft Access, OLAP and other)
  • Support all AML technology including user acceptance testing
  • Ensures day-to-day operations are conducted in compliance with regulatory and legal requirements and the organization's policy
  • Streamline Operational processes for continued efficiencies
  • Perform ad-hocreporting for other AML functions
  • Assists Project Team with migration to new transaction monitoring and case management tools
  • Assists AML Analytics and Operations Manager
  • Understanding of AML regulatory requirements, BSA, USA Patriot Act
  • Uses judgment, creativity and sound technical and analytical knowledge to develop and recommend solutions relating to company policies and standard practices
  • Assists in preparation of documentation for regulatory agencies as well as internal audit and testing teams
  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned


  • Education level: Minimum - Bachelors' Degree
  • Major field of study: Mathematics/Statistics/Analytics, Computer Science, Business or related major
  • Total years and type of prior related experience: 5+ years in banking/finance industry or data analytics
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Ability to prioritize workload and balance multiple duties
  • Possess independent analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline-oriented environment

Specific technical knowledge needed to perform this job:

  • Proficient in SAS and SQL (Advanced SAS programmerpreferred)
  • Experience performing basic/intermediate statistical analysis preferred (regression, outlier analysis, etc.)
  • Experience with Business Intelligence/Visualization tools preferred (SAS Visual Analytics, Spotfire, etc.)