FinCrime Compliance Data Analyst

Job description

Fincrime Compliance Data Analyst

About Railsbank

Railsbank is the world’s leading global open banking platform that gives customers “access to global financial services” with 5 lines of code.

The company was founded by serial finTech entrepreneurs who previously founded successful and award winning companies like Evolution and Currency Cloud.

Since starting in 2016 in London, the company has expanded across Europe, launched in Singapore and is currently extending capabilities in SE Asia, USA and Australia.

We are now scaling the company across Europe and SE Asia and looking for exceptional people who share the same core values to join team Railsbank.

Role Description

Building on the high growth and success that Railsbank has experienced, we have exciting plans to improve and expand our data platform to support Compliance monitoring and risk management.

You will work closely with embedded analysts and senior stakeholders throughout the business, as well as other data analysts, data engineers and data scientists, to deliver high quality dashboards and insights. As Railsbank continues its focus on data governance, you will be playing an important role as data steward in your business unit(compliance) to inform key decisions, ensuring the robustness of your data insights as well as compliance of your data.

You will enjoy being part of our data guild, our brilliant community of data analysts who work throughout the business. You’ll go out of your way to share knowledge, experience and learn from others in the guild.

You will be responsible for:

  • Creating and maintaining Looker dashboards to track metrics and visualise insights;
  • Build key metrics to measure different aspects of compliance and financial crime area
  • Create and maintain new aggregated views and tables to simplify data querying
  • Promote data literacy across the business, organise and hold workshops

All team members at Railsbank use Looker to see business data.

Railsbank is a people-first culture. You will be passionate about working with your team and stakeholders across the business, using data and engaging visuals to influence decisions. You’ll be carrying out exploratory data analysis for your area to find data sources, check data quality, produce dashboards and provide your stakeholders with insights.

The Railsbank Data Platform is built on Fivetran, Snowflake, dbt, Looker and Databricks to deliver robust, accurate and timely data where it’s needed.

What we look for in your professional skills & key capabilities

  • Degree educated, ideally in a STEM subject or strong professional experience in this area
  • Passion for making an impact for the business through data
  • Experience of loading, manipulating, cleansing, analysing and modelling data in Python to derive insights and support decision making
  • Good SQL experience
  • Google Sheets / Microsoft Excel experience
  • Great problem framing, problem-solving & critical thinking skills
  • Excellent communicator, presenter and knowledge sharer (with internal, external, technical, non-technical audiences)
  • Dashboard building experience with BI Tools such as Looker (preferred), Tableau, Power BI
  • Data modelling experience (again, Looker preferred)
  • Data exploration skills - ability to interrogate data to understand its structure and potential issues


  • Experience in a FinTech, financial services or payments environment
  • LookML / Looker
  • Version control tools (e.g. GitLab, GitHub) & workflow
  • JIRA & agile methodology experience

What we look for in our team members and our values

Being an integral part of the Railsbank team and sharing our values is important to us.

The environment at Railsbank is fast-paced, exciting, and dynamic. It suits people that love to collaborate and support one-another.

We are all driven by the same values and are looking to welcome new people to the team that share these values.

Our values are excellence, accountability, work/life balance, trust, fun, inclusive, friendship, a noble cause, and respect.

Equal Opportunities Employer:
Railsbank is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion or belief, colour, sex or gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, marital status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law.

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