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Quantitative Analyst

Bank of America
Quantitative Analyst
133,000 - 207,000
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Job Description

Job Description:

What you can expect?

The Global Banking & Markets Anti-Money Laundering (GBAM AML) organization is a central control function which governs, facilitates, and oversees the global end-to-end GBAM AML program across all GBAM businesses and jurisdictions through implementation of processes and controls to effectively managing AML and economic sanctions risks. The team performs AML Know-Your-Client/Client Due Diligence (KYC/CDD) and covers refresh (periodic review) as its core activity. Additionally, there is a dedicated team responsible in reaching out to clients for KYC/CDD documentations in order to fulfil its due diligence requirements. The team also covers internal/external audits, remediation of AML KYC/CDD of bank clients.

What will your main responsibilities include?

The ideal candidate should possess a very high attention to detail and demonstrable accuracy of work product with an interest in understanding AML KYC/CDD policies and requirements and will play an important role to safeguard interest of the bank by supporting AML compliance within GBAM. Additionally, there will be endless opportunity to draw upon the knowledge of experienced individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds, to enhance your skillset and your ability to deliver value in this role. Key Job responsibilities include:

  • Cross Functional collaboration with teams including GBAM Sales teams, Refresh Operations, GFC and Technology. You will be instrumental in formulating ideas and developing processes in order to deliver key projects in Management reporting

  • Apply data analytics concepts to AML data and formulate strategy to produce data driven solutions for complex business requirements for AML workflow and associated time-series forecasting

  • Ability to ‘tell the story’ and recommend succinctly based on data and metrics in a business-friendly fashion to Senior executive audience

  • Challenge the status quo by re-defining existing routines and reporting and influence without authority a diverse group of business partners spanning multiple lines of business/functional areas

  • Demonstrate leadership by ability to attract, assess, develop, motivate and retain a small team as well as act as an individual contributor

  • Well versed in business analysis via Excel based analytics, skills will ideally include V-Lookups, Pivot Tables and the ability to handle large volumes of data


** Required Skills:**

  • Ability to interact and influence across all levels of the organization

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Highly motivated, proactive and a self-starter; strong sense of ownership & ability to create and execute plans without daily oversight

  • Control focused mindset and relative understanding of regulatory and reputational risks by applying adequate business context for appropriate groups like audit, regulators

  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once by prioritization and meeting deadlines

  • Excellent written / verbal communication skills and executive presence with a proven ability to work with a diverse group of business partners spanning multiple lines of business / functional areas

  • Ability to develop holistic, comprehensive plans around key priorities and ensure all accountable parties understand respective roles / responsibilities

  • Must be flexible and have experience working in a fast paced & high-pressure environment

** Desired Skills:**

  • Basic knowledge in Strong knowledge and high proficiency in SAS, SQL, Toad, Alteryx, and Tableau

  • Experience with Capacity Management & time study analysis

  • Knowledge of AML and/or GBAM businesses preferred

  • Relevant experience on Client Due Diligence review on corporate clients, Knowledge of APAC regulations & prior Onboarding / Periodic Review (Refresh) (preferred)

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5-7+ years of experience as Data Analyst, or similar role in financial services industry

Enterprise Role Overview:

Assist in the execution of internal control discipline and operational excellence within a LOB or ECF. Execute LOB/ECF specific processes and tools to drive adherence to enterprise-wide Standards. Support the implementation of QA/QC processes within the LOB/ECF through ongoing monitoring and testing of controls. Identify issues and/or control improvements for remediation, whilst assisting in building out actions plans and milestones. Acts as an ambassador of the risk culture. Develop and direct staff. Incumbents typically have over 8+ years of risk management and LOB/ECF experience.


1st shift (United States of America)

**Hours Per Week: **


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