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Data Science Consultant (KYC/AML Transaction Monitoring)

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    Financial Services and Banking, Technology

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    €70000- €80000

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    Ilayda Gungor

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    11 days ago

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Data Science Consultant (KYC / AML Transaction Monitoring)

Hamlyn Williams is delighted to be supporting a well-known bank for the role of Data Science Consultant. For this role, you will be building a standalone algorithm to predict financial fraud based on transaction monitoring data and be involved with tuning and optimization of systems, thus working for the prevention of Money Laundering, Fraud and Terrorist financing with your unique skill set.

What you will be responsible for:

  • Interpreting data analysis and statistical output and translate this into audit-proof documentation that can be used for decision-making.

  • Combining a pragmatic approach to realize quick wins with a long-term vision on further improving the tuning methodology (e.g., by introducing AI/ML in the optimization efforts)

  • Translating regulatory and procedural requirements around tuning (and back-testing) into a methodology and way of working that fits within the existing system and processes.

  • Liaising with multiple stakeholders within the Wholesale & Rural domain globally. Such as IT, Business, Compliance and Operations within all regions to ensure effective management of requirements by actively seeking solutions related to building and improving the global AML/CTF solution.

What we are looking for:

  • Academic degree (MSc / PhD) in Statistics or a related field

  • 2+ years’ experience in advanced analytics / modelling / artificial intelligence activities

  • Accreditation or certification in FEC, FATCA, CRS, ESR or AML expertise (preferred)

  • 2+ years of work experience in similar field

  • Transaction Monitoring experience

  • Experience using Python

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, in English.

  • Understanding of banking processes, products, and clients

  • Knowledge of (inter)national risk and regulatory developments around.

If this role is of interest to you, or if you would like to explore other opportunities in the market, please reach out directly to Ilayda Gungor at +31 020 808 0193 or at