Data Intelligence, Strategic Analysis Financial Intelligence Unit

  • £90,000
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • HSBC Bank plc
  • 20 Sep 16

HSBC is one of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world. With an international network extending to 6,300 offices in 75 countries, we combine in-depth local knowledge with unmatched global reach to provide a comprehensive range of services to millions of customers.


~Requirements: Data Inteligence



- Big Data

- Financial Crime

~ Role Title: Analyst, Strategic Analysis, Financial Intelligence Unit
 Business Security and Fraud Risk
Role Purpose
• To contribute to the development of a best-in-industry Strategic Analysis capability within a Financial Intelligence Unit, enabling HSBC to more effectively to detect strategic risks posed to the bank by its exposure to industries, jurisdictions and products. The role will involve:
• The role holder will serve as a key point of accountability for strategic research and analysis associated with HSBC’s activities in and exposure to global financial crime risks
• The role holder is expected to provide significant strategic analytical overlay to basic research findings, large data sets, while drawing upon specific country expertise, and research financial crime, reputational and political issues
• The role holder will also provide input to aid ongoing development of the systems in use within FIU.

Key Accountabilities
Impact on the Business
• The provision of timely and reliable intelligence on potential thematic issues of strategic import to the bank to improve risk management decisions within the lines of business, global strategy and potentially board level
• Conducting in-depth Strategic Analysis research and analysis on industries and issues at a global level.
• Reporting research and analytical findings to Global Head of SA, FIU and senior LOB/Global Strategy stakeholders
• Maintenance of multiple enquiries at any one time

Customers / Stakeholders
• Manage a diverse set of stakeholders in order to achieve the overarching objectives, including:
• Senior LOB executives
• FIU colleagues
• Global SFR teams
• Global FCC teams

Leadership & Teamwork
• Work effectively as part of a dynamic team including taking on unfamiliar/difficult tasks when necessary and providing guidance and support to others
• Taking the lead when necessary to ensure that service levels are at a minimum maintained and ideally exceeded
• Provides clear direction on FIU (SA) tasking/enquiries.  Leads project delivery for enhanced due diligence enquiries
• Provides training for junior/new FIU (SA) staff
• Maintains analytical standards for all FIU (SA) analyst work

Operational Effectiveness & Control
• Adherence to operational controls, as outlined in procedures and policies to ensure risks are identified and managed
• Contribution to processes for building management information (MI)
• Provision of ongoing input to aid development of the system
• In-depth FIU (SA) research and analytical capability for global requirements
• Global social and political knowledge
• Supports change and global growth within team
• Suggests initiatives for better working
• Maintains control over departmental best practices in analyst function

Major Challenges
• Working in a new and developing department and using technology without precedence in the wholesale banking environment
• Rapidly and accurately understanding complex intelligence structures and the potential risks inherent within them
• Developing a large body of contextual knowledge on wholesale banking sectors and the specific financial crime risks associated with them
• Identifying and driving enhancements to the systems and business processes to drive greater operational effectiveness and increase the return on investment