Senior Analyst, Data & Innovation - Financial Crime Assurance

Are you looking to take the next step in your career? Are you enthusiastic about Financial Crime Risk? Do you want to be part of a truly global team? Then this exciting new opportunity to join our Financial Crime Risk Assurance team could be for you!

The Financial Crime Risk division reports to the Chief Risk Officer and supports our businesses, driving a high and consistent level of compliance and financial crime risk management, consistent with applicable national and international best practices and Macquarie’s core principles. FCR is responsible for ensuring compliance with applicable Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Counter Terrorist Financing (CTF), Anti-Bribery & Corruption (AB&C) and economic sanctions requirements in all jurisdictions in which Macquarie operates.

We are looking for a Senior (Data) Analyst to join our Financial Crime Risk Assurance team which is responsible for conducting risk-based assurance activities on Financial Crime-related processes and controls, across the first and second lines of defence.

You will be responsible for supporting the FCR Assurance Data and Innovation Lead and the Head of FCR Assurance to:

  • Develop and enhance the Integrated Reporting Suite through:
    • Gathering technical requirements by working closely with internal and external stakeholders.
    • Generate business insights through data preparation, modelling, and analysis.
    • Develop data integration workflow in Alteryx using best in class ETL standards.
    • Create intuitive and user-friendly Power BI dashboards to visualize data and trends.
    • Development of supporting materials and documentation as part of strong model governance, data quality management and assurance processes, including user guides.
  • Assist the FCR Assurance reviews with comprehensive data analysis to generate data driven insights for highlighting and understanding the key risk areas.
  • Assist with the development of end–to–end FCR Assurance process maps.
  • Develop innovative process automation solutions to drive process efficiencies.
  • Promote collaboration opportunities and drive business impact by enhancing the FCR Assurance SharePoint and proactively engaging with the broader Assurance community to deliver “best in class” outcomes in an agile manner.

To excel in this role, you will have:

  • 3 - 4 years’ experience in business intelligence or analytics with extensive knowledge of SQL plus commercial experience with Power BI, Alteryx, and R/Python.
  • An analytical, curious mind with a strong risk mindset and be enthusiastic about using technology to drive business and operational decisions.
  • Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills, and the ability to meet deadlines while maintaining a high degree of accuracy and quality.
  • Be comfortable in a fast-paced, agile environment full of complex technical and business challenges.
  • Experience in an assurance function, internal audit or a comparable risk and control-related role at a major financial institution, is beneficial but not essential for this role.

If you are enthusiastic team player and want to take your career to the next level, we want to hear from you!

About the Risk Management Group

The Risk Management Group (RMG) is an independent, centralised unit responsible for ensuring all risk across Macquarie are appropriately assessed and managed. Its divisions include Behavioural Risk, Compliance, Credit, Financial Crime Risk, Internal Audit, Market Risk, Operational Risk, Regulatory Affairs and Aggregate Risk, and RMG Enterprise Support.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and in combination with our inclusive environment, it enables us to deliver innovative and sustainable outcomes for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. From day one, you will be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’ is as inspiring to you as it is to us, please apply. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways.

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We encourage candidates to speak with a member of our recruitment team if you require adjustments to our recruitment process to support you, and the type of working arrangements that would help you thrive.