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  • Salary: $150,000+
  • Education: Master’s Degree
  • Years of experience: 10+
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Reporting to the Director of Financial Crimes Modeling & Analytics that reports to the Chief Modeling and Analytics Officer, the Senior Quantitative Analytics Manager is primarily responsible for leading a quantitative team in support of financial crime modeling and analytics. This role must establish priorities for the team, assign and define the work to the right resources, and understand the strengths and opportunities of the team to ensure the team meets and exceeds expectations. This role is responsible for owning modeling practices, methods, and techniques as well as for influencing data strategy with a focus on leveraging both current and emerging technologies and applications. The Senior Quantitative Analytics Manager acts as a leader, strategic advisor and credible thought partner to senior / executive level business partners. This position is also responsible for managing the integration of activities within and across teams as well as effectively manage, coach, develop, and guide a team of professionals to anticipate business needs, recommend solutions that are both effective and efficient, and communicate the right message.

Oversee a small quantitative team (2-4 direct reports) in developing models and conducting analytics to address financial crime compliance needs in AML/BSA/OFAC
Research, compile and evaluate large sets of data to assess quality and determine suitability for model building
Develop/maintain internal models and test/configure vendor solutions to ensure conceptually sound design, proper implementation, and acceptable model performance
Employ innovative techniques to drive continuous improvements in model effectiveness and efficiency, e.g. reducing false positives
Proactively coach and develop the team on building technical skills and business knowledge; promote the team and their capabilities to stakeholders
Effectively collaborate with compliance, technology, and risk partners; guides, advises, challenges, and influences to drive organizational impact
Provide strategic consultation and thought leadership to senior / executive level business partners

Master’s degree (or its equivalent) in statistics, mathematics, economics, computer science, data sciences, predictive modeling, or other quantitative disciplines
At least 6 years of relevant experience in OFAC/sanction screening and AML model operation (model tuning)
Solid expertise with both traditional and Machine Learning (ML)/Artificial Intelligence (AI) modeling practice and solutions
Hands-on work experience with statistical coding in SAS and/or Python
Knowledge of and ability to leverage traditional databases, cloud-based computing, and distribution computing
In-depth understanding of financial crime regulatory requirements, technology, and data analysis best practices
Demonstrated direct management experience
Excellent verbal, written and visual communication skills; ability to define and communicate key risk metrics, dashboards and analytics for senior management and executive reporting; translate technical observations to a non-technical audience
A credible thought leader that can guide, advise, challenge, and influence at all levels of the organization and drive organizational impact


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