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Data Analyst BSA Model Development

Wintrust Financial Corporation
Rosemont, IL 60018
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The Data Analyst in Compliance is responsible for the development, tuning, analysis, and ongoing maintenance of Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)/Anti-Money Laundering (AML)/OFAC risk related models, , including Data Validation, and is also responsible for application of Data Science and Analytics for BSA/AML/OFAC business uses. Through these tasks, the position provides compliance oversight of the regulatory requirements of BSA/AML/USA Patriot Act and OFAC Laws, as well as, the general support of Wintrust's BSA/AML/OFAC Program, Policies, and Procedures. The role can be expected to have a blend of Business Analyst and Systems Analyst functions, with a need to combine business and compliance understanding with technical aptitudes and skills. The Data Analyst position is expected to have seasoned experience and developed skills sets to address business problems, and is occasionally involved in unit related projects.

  • BSA/AML/OFAC Modeling - Includes the start to finish development, testing, tuning, and implementation of BSA Department Models. Activities are conducted on both 3 rd party purchased models as well as homegrown models. This includes but not limited to writing of code, the training / fitting of the model parameters, and meeting model risk management governance requirements.
  • Applied Data Science & Analytics - Includes the application of Data Science & Analytics to address new and existing business challenges within the subject of BSA/AML/OFAC. This includes discovery and clear reporting of business insights through data visualization tools, as well as recommending, developing, and implementing best practice business solutions.
  • Documentation & Presentation - Includes complete & clear documentation of the Modeling and Analytic activities, as well as presentation of insights and recommendations to BSA Leadership.
  • Modeling & Analytics Subject Matter Expert Liaison - This position is expected to act as a key contact point for other Wintrust units that have overlapping interest. These other units are principally IT Application Support, Project Management, IT Data Management, and other Compliance data analysts. The position is expected to represent BSA from a Model and Analytics impact perspective.
  • Scrutiny Response - Includes responding to inquiries from internal and external validators, as well as regulators. Responses include but are not limited to explaining models and solution processes clearly, as well as addressing any official findings and/or recommendations.
  • Other Duties - Includes addressing other duties as assigned relevant to the BSA Model Development Unit.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Data Science, Computer Science, or other Applied Quantitative Field (Significant Experience, or Degree Candidacy in-lieu of Degree); Master's Degree or Candidacy Preferred.
  • 5 Years of Model Testing & Tuning Experience
  • 5 Years of Applied Data Analysis & Reporting Experience
  • 2 Years of Model Development Experience
  • Intermediary in Database Language Skills (e.g. SQL)
  • Beginner in Programming Language Skills (e.g. Python)
  • Mastery in Excel or Equivalent Spreadsheet Skills
  • Demonstrates strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Skilled at teaching and mentoring other Unit analysts.
  • Excellent Natural Aptitude for analytics and skill growth
  • Intermediary in Statistical Analysis Tool Skills (e.g. SAS, R, Microsoft Power Query, Alteryx)
  • Intermediary in Reporting & Visualization Tools Skills (e.g. PowerBI, Tableau, Business Objects)
  • Highly skilled at Documentation and Communication of Analytical and Modeling work/subjects to audiences of varying degrees of subject knowledge.
  • Beginner skills at responding to 3 rd party reviews/challenges (e.g. Exams and Audits)
  • Preferred Exposure to the use of ML/AI to solve business cases
  • Naturally curious and outside the box thinker, with creative problem solving skills
  • Desire to work in a fast growing environment with strong time management skills

Founded in 1991 with the idea to be the alternative to the big banks, Wintrust has since grown into a financial services company with more than $36 billion in assets, headquartered in Rosemont, Illinois. Through our multiple companies and divisions, we provide traditional community banking and commercial banking services, wealth management solutions, commercial and life insurance premium financing, mortgage origination, and short-term accounts receivable financing and certain administrative services, such as data processing of payrolls, billing, and treasury management services. We provide community-oriented personal and business banking services to customers located in the greater Chicagoland area, northwest Indiana, and southern Wisconsin through more than 175 community bank locations.

We provide an engaging, dynamic work environment, an excellent compensation package including 401k, employee stock purchase plan, medical/dental, life insurance and more!

Wintrust Financial Corporation, including community banking and financial services subsidiaries, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran. We request applicants refrain from disclosing current or historical compensation information during the recruitment process; any disclosed detail will not be taken into account as applicants are considered for employment.

Posted: 2021-01-05 Expires: 2021-02-03
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