Forensics - Financial Crime Senior Manager - Fraud Tech Specialist

28 Mar 2018
24 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
About the team
We are investing in our Financial crimes practice in the UK and globally. The Financial crimes unit in the UK works with clients to manage business risk through responsive and robust investigations driven by analytics, remediation built around technologies to improve efficiency and transformation projects that aim to emerge stronger from unplanned events or change clients financial crime functions for the better through enhanced controls, monitoring systems, analytics, improved policy and procedures and more effective risk management.

What makes the Financial Crime team stand out is our ability to combine a legacy of complex investigations experience, with regulatory consulting expertise, with a focus on transformation for the future. Technologists are a core part of the team structure and delivery model, which complements our broader team. We also have a number of joint business relationships with regulatory technology providers that form part of our client solutions and investments. As a global practice we are ranked as a vanguard consultancy by ALM Consulting research 2017.
About the role
We support our clients with a range of services:
  • Current state assessment, implementing and optimising Fraud detection and prevention technologies
  • Current state assessment, implementing and optimising Sanctions screening solutions and the associated alert handling processes
  • Current state assessment, implementing and optimising AML transaction monitoring systems' components (e.g. detection scenarios, segmentation logic, threshold setting and tuning)
  • Designing, deploying and assisting Financial Crime Intelligence Units (FCIU) in their proactive and thematic research
  • Assessing and enhancing organisations current and target operating models
  • Reviewing end-to-end data flow (data quality, data lineage), analysing ETL technologies and discovering key data elements
  • Designing and developing dashboards, visualisation and metrics
  • Designing automated and data driven controls to better manage and protect data assets
  • Validating and testing data and reports submitted to regulatory bodies

Your Main Responsibilities:
  • Managing projects including project delivery, budget and risk
  • Actively contributing on client-facing project work, demonstrating domain expertise, and motivating a team to produce the required high standard of deliverables
  • Developing and owning the Fraud technology proposition and delivery methodologies
  • Building and maintaining relationships both internally within the PwC network and externally with clients
  • Supporting sales initiatives through leading on bids, proposal responses and developing opportunities
Essential skills and experience
In order to be successful you will need to show ability in most of the following areas:
  • Understanding of the relevant Financial Services regulations in the UK and ideally in other jurisdictions
  • Experience with assessing, implementing and/or optimising Fraud technologies (BAE Systems, ThreatMetrix, Featurespace, Actimize, Falcon, Hunter, etc.)
  • Advanced data analytics techniques, using platforms such as SQL, SAS, SPSS, R
  • Experience in visualisation products such as Tableau and QlikView
  • Advanced MS Excel (VBA and macros)A wide network of senior client relationships
  • A proven track record in winning new engagements/clients and identifying new opportunities with existing clients.
  • The ability to make new contacts, listen to their needs and interpret this to provide new opportunities to assist them

You will also need to have:
  • Track record of managing data project delivery and project teams including ability to meet deadlines, overcome challenges, manage stakeholder expectations and produce project deliverables
  • Ability to develop new ideas into structured, deliverable proposals and projects
  • Ability to identify and address client needs, develop and maintain meaningful client relationships
  • Strong analytical and problem solving capabilities
  • Strong stakeholder management and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent presentation and report writing skills

Desirable Skills:
  • Previous experience in Fraud technology role either in Compliance, Operations, MI & Data Analytics, Risk or with a Technology Vendor
  • Knowledge of the UK and European financial crime regulatory environment
  • Understanding of statistical analysis methods and the ability to apply these in the appropriate circumstances
  • Experience of business analysis tasks and approaches
  • Data modelling and/or data architecture experience
  • Experience of the software development lifecycle
  • Knowledge of different DBMSs (Data Base Management System) and ETL technologies
Who we're looking for
We are currently looking for experienced senior managers with expertise in Fraud technologies and strong analytical background to join our growing Financial Crime Unit. We have ambitious plans and are looking for individuals who can develop and build our go-to-market Financial Crime propositions and excel in client delivery.
About Us
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