FCTM Applied Analytics Analyst

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Role Title: FCTMApplied Analytics Analyst

Business: Risk

New or Existing Role? New

Grade: GCB5

Role Purpose

  • Financial Crime

Risk Applied Analytics is responsible for the engineering,

industrialisation and delivery of analytical products to help mitigate

financial crime in all the countries HSBC operates in.

  • Working across

multiple risk types including Anti Money Laundering, Fraud and

Anti-Bribery and Corruption our work helps to keep our customers and the

communities we operate in safe from financial crime.

  • With a passion for

all things data our innovative multi-disciplinary team works with cutting

technology to deliver products that solve real business problems. Our team

consists of agile, create and solution driven individuals that want to use

big data, analytics and machine learning to detect and prevent financial


  • As a lead analyst you will worked

closely with stakeholders and other functions within FCR Analytics to

develop innovative and actionable models which help to manage financial

crime risk. The solutions we deliver need to manage risk effectively, be

commercially focused, scalable across our many markets and lines of

business and stand up to the rigors of internal and external scrutiny and


Key Accountabilities

Impacton Business

  • Support the

development and deployment of models and analytical products to manage and

mitigate financial crime risk

  • Develop new

analytical practices in partnership with other Research & Analytics


  • Manage model risk

through the application of controls and standards

  • Interpret and

manipulate large data set to extract trends and identify issues and risk

  • Use data

visualization techniques to present complex ideas and provide self-service


Customers /Stakeholders

  • Build

relationships and connections with stakeholders including LoB, country and

regional heads, FMS, FCC

  • Build trust and

credibility with stakeholders in order to objectively engage them and

where appropriate challenge their views.

  • Partner with

internal and external vendors and agencies

  • Drive customer

centric business outcomes

  • Form meaningful

relationships with delivery partners including IT, GRA, Operations and


Leadership &Teamwork

  • Work effectively with peers and

stakeholders at different levels of seniority

  • Ability to work and co-ordinate with

remote sites.

  • Work across multiple geographies, cultures

and time zones

  • Support diversity and reflect the HSBC


  • Facilitate collaborative and self-directed


  • Cross functional and inter-team

relationship and partnerships

OperationalEffectiveness & Control

  • Identifyopportunities and best practice across all risk types that deliverefficiencies.
  • Ensureall documentation is completed with highest quality
  • Adhereto and implement standards and controls to monitor, track, mitigate and assessall models, projects and output
  • Maintain and observe all HSBC

control standards and implement and observe the Group Compliance Policy,

including the timely implementation of recommendations made by

internal/external auditors and external regulators

Major Challenges

  • Fastpace of change and priority of book of work
  • Competingpriorities
  • Heavilyregulated environment
  • Skillsgap and resource availability
  • Multiplestakeholder with competing objectives and priorities
  • Balance of speed of delivery and

quality of product to meet emerging risks/threats

Role Context

  • Therole will be given some supervisory guidance.
  • Alevel of autonomy is expected and innovation encouraged within the establishedstandards and controls
  • Therole holder should keep peers and line manager updated with progress
  • Somedecision making is required
  • Supportof excellent relationships with the regulators, industry bodies, etc., inrespect of management of financial crime risk
  • Support of excellent relationships

with internal customers/business areas

Role Dimensions

  • Partof an analytics practice of circa 300fte
  • Responsiblefor 45+ markets
  • Fourglobal lines of business (Retail Banking & Wealth Management, CommercialBanking, Global Banking & Markets, Private Bank

Management of Risk

  • Effectivemanagement of operational risk including information security risk, humancapital risk, business recover and
  • Identification,measurement and mitigation of financial crime risk
  • Adoption and adherence of standards

to manage model risk

Observation of InternalControls

  • Adoptinternal controls to mitigate, manage and measure risk
  • Goodrecord keeping and documentation of work
  • Adherenceto procedures
  • Monitoringand tracking of work, projects and people
  • Adherenceto group policy, FIM’s and standards
  • Understandingof and compliance with regulations in all markets that HSBC operates in