Financial Services Risk Management Senior Associate/Manager (Financial Crime Analytics), Advisory, Singapore

  • Not Specified
  • Singapore Singapore Singapore SG
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Ernst & Young Singapore
  • 18 Jun 18 2018-06-18

We are the only professional services organisation who has a separate business dedicated exclusively to the financial services marketplace. Join Financial Services (FSO) and you will work with multi-disciplinary teams from around the world to deliver a global perspective. Aligned to key industry groups including asset

We are the only professional services organisation who has a separate business dedicated exclusively to the financial services marketplace. Join Financial Services (FSO) and you will work with multi-disciplinary teams from around the world to deliver a global perspective. Aligned to key industry groups including asset management, banking and capital markets, insurance and private equity, we provide integrated advisory, assurance, tax, and transaction services.
EY Financial Services Organization (FSO) works with leading financial services clients globally. We are consistently growing our advisory practices, outpacing competition. We work as one borderless organization - 15,000 employees across 30 countries – building teams who have the skills and experience our clients need. For you, this means exciting opportunities to:

  • Work with global financial services clients, locally and internationally, to come up with innovative solutions to complex problems
  • Team up with the best people on diverse and challenging programs
  • Share knowledge with people known for their world-class expertise and insight
  • Be exposed to different business cultures and develop an international network of colleagues and clients that will last a lifetime
  • Help shape the future of financial services
The opportunity
The EY Financial Services Risk Management team is continuing to grow and develop unique advisory propositions aligned to the market needs and demand. We are currently looking for exceptional consultants with strong experience in Financial Crime and Analytics to join the team and drive continued success on a global scale.
The Financial Services Risk Management practice works collaboratively with our clients to enhance their ability to solve complex business problems by exploiting data. Our clients need the vision to articulate the big picture and the precision to see the smallest of details. Information and intelligence are the assets which enable this, and our FSRM practice provides innovative approaches to unlocking this information, solving many of our clients’ biggest challenges.
The Financial Services Risk Management practice provides expertise and delivery in three core areas of competency which all work closely together:
  • Next generation data management
  • Advanced Analytics, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence
  • Finance, Risk and Compliance
Your key responsibilities

As a member of the Financial Crime Specialist team within the Finance, Risk and Compliance domain you will be involved in the following projects:

  • Financial Crime technology strategy
  • Financial Crime risk models
  • AML transaction monitoring system optimization
  • AML investigations support solutions
  • Sanctions customer screening/payment filtering optimization and solutions
  • KYC and customer on-boarding system improvement
  • Trader surveillance solutions implementation
  • Fraud detection system implementation

We use a variety of technologies and analytics tools depending on the needs of our clients, including Machine Learning techniques, Robotic Process Automation, Social Network Analysis and data visualization.



Skills and attributes for success


In order to be successful, you will apply your knowledge and experience to support the delivery of key projects, build valuable relationships both within EY and with clients, and develop strong capabilities through both formal training and working with senior mentors and talented colleagues.


We succeed when we combine high performing team members from a variety of backgrounds. We are therefore looking for individuals with industry, consulting, delivery or vendor backgrounds. We will provide the required support to transition into the team if this is your first step into consultancy.



To qualify for the role you must have

  • The right attitude and experience in Financial Crime Analytics
  • A university degree with a minimum of a 2:1 (or equivalent)
  • Experience in one of more of the following Financial Crime solution areas: AML Transaction Monitoring, KYC, Sanctions and PEP screening, Fraud, Risk Models and Model Validation, FIU and Investigation Support, Anti-Bribery and Corruption, Trader Surveillance
  • Relevant technical and delivery experience within, or working as a consultant/advisor to, a financial services organization
  • Strong communication, presentation and business and technical writing skills
  • The ability to provide excellent client service and manage and build strong relationships both internally and externally, coupled with a strong interest in further developing and integrating operations with technology skills
  • Experience of one or more financial crime solution providers, for example: BAE Systems NetReveal (including Norkom), Dow Jones, FircoSoft, Fiserv, Mantas, NICE Actimize, Palantir, RDC, SAS, SWIFT, Thomson Reuters
  • Awareness of emerging issues, including regulations, industry practices and new technologies 

Ideally you would also have

  • Experience with data tools, for example: AbInitio, Cloudera, Hadoop (and other Big Data solutions), Informatica, MarkLogic, Qlikview, SAS, Spotfire, Tableau, Teradata
  • Experience in data analysis and using data to solve complex business problems
  • Experience in several financial services sectors, for example Personal & Corporate Banking, Payments, Capital Markets, Insurance, Asset Management
  • An MSc in a technical subject or an MBA may be an advantage

What we look for


Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator, you’ll be a confident leader equipped with strong people management skills and a genuine passion to make things happen in a dynamic organization.



What working at EY offers


We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. We also offer you:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you


About EY


As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020
a reality.


If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.



Join us in building a better working world. Apply now.