BOQ Group

Senior AML Systems and Data Analyst

Job description

About The Role

Join our team as a Senior Data Analyst in the heart of Financial Crime Operations (FCO).

As the Anti Money Laundering (AML) Systems and Data Analyst, you'll be at the forefront of fortifying our financial crime detection systems, tackling everything from AML to Counter Terrorism Financing (CTF), Transaction Monitoring, Politically Exposed Persons, and Sanctions Screening. You will be unleashing the power of data and analytics to identify, manage, and mitigate financial crime risk.

If you possess strong analytical skills and an eye for detecting financial irregularities, we want to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities

Data and Analytics

  • Produce and oversee regular data analytics deliverables in relation to Financial Crime Risk, including exploratory data analytics, and end-of-month management information reporting.
  • Support maintenance of key financial crime analytics controls and control self-assessments.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to investigate financial crime prevention methods.
  • Lead Financial Crime Operations and/or other business projects with a Financial Crime Risk impact, as required.
  • Liaise with both operational and technology functions across the BOQ Group where required to complete inquiries.
  • Adhere to regulatory obligations and internal policies/procedures.
  • Stay at the forefront of new technologies in relation to data analytics and emerging AML/CTF trends.


  • Support the development, implementation, maintenance and enhancement of Financial Crime Risk detection systems and data environment.
  • Provide application support for the Financial Crime detection systems.
  • Contribute to the development, review and update of process and system documentation.
  • Contribute to the design of technical data mapping from source to target including transformation rules.
  • Play a key role in data governance processes and procedures, including business rule definition and documentation.

About You

We are seeking a passionate individual with a keen sense of curiosity and a proactive approach to problem solving. As the successful candidate for this role, you will have a strong foundation in data analytics with a keen interest in financial crime.

The following attributes will help you succeed in this role:

  • 1-3 years’ experience working in a similar role.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Data Science, Finance, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • Proficiency in programming languages and data analytics tools (SQL, R, Python, Power BI)
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment.

The following attributes are highly desirable:

  • Additional training/qualifications in Data Science and Financial Crime Risk e.g., Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS).
  • Experience working with Financial Crime systems - detection/transaction monitoring, screening and case management.
  • Experience in overseeing and implementing AML/CTF or Sanctions systems and controls such as transaction monitoring and sanctions screening processes.
  • Experience working in a digital banking environment.
  • Experience in data infrastructure design and development.
  • Knowledge of machine learning techniques.

About Us

Bank of Queensland Group is a truly unique group of challenger brands with a purpose – to provide a genuine alternative to Australian financial services for customers and employees.

Our family of brands (Bank of Queensland (BOQ), ME Bank, Virgin Money Australia, BOQ Specialist), each come with their own defined customer audience and brand personality, but share one goal – to build social capital through banking. That’s creating trust with customers, exploring staff potential and believing that tiny gestures and big ideas can change the world for communities.

BOQ Group’s inclusive vision is to foster a workspace that values and leverages difference and creates new possibilities, a place where our people feel confident to bring their best selves to work every day. We embrace difference and believe that our workforce should reflect the customers and communities that we serve.

Since 2021 BOQ Group is recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA).

In 2023, we successfully implemented an innovative Reconciliation Plan, driving positive change and promoting inclusivity across the BOQ group.

Our Perks

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Discounted financial products
  • Salary sacrificing options
  • Paid parental leave with no minimum
  • Paid volunteer days
  • Purchase annual leave
  • Discounted private health insurance plan
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Access to employee network groups focused on First Nations Reconciliation, LGBTQIA+, Multicultural, Gender, Early Careers and accessibility
  • BOQ Group is a member of Pride in Diversity and a participating organisation in the Australian Workplace Equality Index

How To Apply

To apply for this role please follow the links or apply via our Careers Page.

The Bank of Queensland is committed to diversity and an inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are encouraged to apply.

We celebrate, value and include people of all backgrounds, gender and expressions, sexualities, cultures, bodies and abilities. When you apply, you are welcome to tell us the pronouns you use and please let us know any reasonable adjustments you may need during the interview process.

If you are successful for a role with the Bank of Queensland, it is a condition of employment that background screening is completed to ensure that the Bank complies with its obligations under the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Financing Act. These checks may include, but are not limited to: identity, verification, reference checks, criminal background checks, immigration checks, verification of academic qualifications, bankruptcy checks.

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