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Guidehouse Associate Director – Global Investigations & Compliance - Technology in New York, New York

Overview

Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit: www.guidehouse.com.

Responsibilities

  • Manage teams that assist clients through the selection, implementation, testing, and calibration/tuning of financial crime compliance technology solutions, covering transaction monitoring, sanctions compliance, KYC/CDD, blockchain analysis, and fraud prevention solutions.

  • Manage projects that evaluate, test and review the supporting documentation for the selection and implementation of BSA/AML and sanctions technology solutions, including the selection of detection scenarios and determination of scenario thresholds and name matching algorithms.

  • Responsible for day-to-day activities of a project including interaction with other team members, professionals from other firms involved in the engagement, and client personnel.

  • Identify, research, and organize electronic information to assess the appropriateness and sufficiency of data to facilitate effective analysis.

  • Identify the relationships among multiple sources and types of information to identify duplicates, understand data flow, interrogate data, and identify patterns.

  • Analyze and interpret historical financial, operational, and transactional data.

  • Prepare and review reports, written analyses, quantitative exhibits, and other client deliverable regarding project and/or results of work performed.

  • Maintain detailed working records reflecting assumptions, methodologies, and information sources employed during the performance of all analytical tasks.

  • Participate in and lead client meetings to review results of work performed.

  • Maintain professional image within the company and project the same to those outside of the company.

Qualifications

Preferred:

  • Able and willing to relocate to either NY or DC if not currently based there.

  • 7+ years of experience within financial services or financial technology (fintech) industry.

  • Solid programming skills related to data processing and model building (including C#, C++, Python, Scala, Java etc.)

  • Fluency in programming languages, e.g. R, Python, etc.

  • Experience with data visualization tools such as Tableau and Spotfire.

  • Experience with data science, machine learning, and statistics.

    Required:

    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university.
  • Previous financial crimes systems analytics experience for BSA/SML, Sanctions, or Fraud, such as creating and reviewing data models; calibrating/tuning financial crimes systems; developing, reviewing, and validating data/process flows; reviewing supporting documentation for thresholds, detection scenario selection and matching algorithms; and performing tests and reviews of detection scenario functionality.

  • Fluency in Microsoft SQL Server

  • Able to perform ad-hoc analysis in real time using T-SQL queries.

  • Experience developing complex functions and stored procedures.

  • Familiar with designing and working with database objects including tables, relationships, constraints, triggers and views.

  • In-depth knowledge of standard concepts, practices and procedures related to database management.

  • Experience analyzing and visualizing data

  • Ability to independently analyze, and gather insights from data in real time.

  • Knowledge of statistical methods & scripting (SQL, Python or R, PowerShell).

  • Experience with visualization of data including Tibco Spotfire, Tableau, R, PowerPivot, PowerBI, Excel and others.

  • Data Loading and Transformation

  • Experience with developing SSIS packages.

  • Experience designing ETL processes to transform and load various structured data formats.

  • Intellectual curiosity and the ability to ask probing, thoughtful questions and examine data from all angles/perspectives.

  • Strong team management skills to manage team’s progress and perform quality assurance/quality control of deliverables.

  • Able to manage several projects simultaneously and autonomously.

  • Strong conceptual as well as quantitative and qualitative analytical skills.

  • Experience in a management consulting/advisory company.

  • Understanding of transactions data, e.g. SWIFT, Fedwire, ACH, SEPA.

  • Experience with vendor-based solutions, such as Detica, Actimize, Oracle Mantas, Fircosoft, SAS, HotScan, Quantexa, SafeWatch, CipherTrace, Chainanalysis, Elliptic, etc.

    Travel:

    • Travel as required based on engagements.

Additional Requirements

  • The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

  • Due to our contractual requirements and an Executive Order from the White House, every federal government employee and onsite federal contractor will be asked to attest to their vaccination status. In the interest of health and safety during the continued unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, anyone who does not attest to being fully vaccinated will be required to follow CDC guidelines which may include (subject to specific contractual requirements): wearing a mask on the job no matter their geographic location, physically distancing from all other employees and visitors, complying to any screening testing requirements. This requirement will apply to Guidehouse employees who work onsite for the federal government.

Disclaimer

About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Rewards and Benefits

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

This position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive.

Benefits include:

Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

401(k) Retirement Plan

Basic Life Voluntary Life Insurance

Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

Skills Development & Certifications

Employee Referral Program

Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

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