Data Engineer Consultant - Risk and Regulatory Rep...

Job description

Our aim is to support our clients incorporating changes and innovations in valuation, risk and compliance. We share the ambition to contribute to a sustainable and resilient financial system and facing these extraordinary challenges is what drives us every day. Our people are empowered to design and implement efficient and pragmatic solutions. Acting as one team with our partners and clients, we bring a distinctive mix of financial and technological know-how. This unique blend of expertise, team spirit and fairness has contributed to more than 30 years of successful projects and trustful relationships.

At Finalyse, we believe that each member is unique and that diversity enriches us in many ways. We strive for an inclusive working environment that pursues mutual respect for each other’s beliefs and backgrounds.

The Role

In an increasingly complex regulatory environment and financial world, shaping state-of-the-art reporting capability and data intelligence is essential to bank’s core business and financial stability. Finalyse embraces this evolution and is committed to maintain a cutting-edge approach in its Data Management Advisory services. As a Data Engineer/Risk Data Analyst, you will be working on vital and massive finance and risk datasets, designing and building automated, reliable data aggregation solutions to fulfill management and regulatory reporting needs in the banking industry. In this role, you will have a direct impact on bank’s internal and external stakeholders.

The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of risk calculation and reporting and will be able to build data infrastructure that not only meets architectural and data quality standards but, most of all, business requirements that are meaningful for risk managers.


You participate to/or lead engagements of our Risk Advisory practice for banking and insurance clients to help them build and maintain their data infrastructure for risk and regulatory reporting. As a Data Engineer, you:

  • will work closely with clients to understand business requirements and help them implement risk data and reporting solutions that are fit-for-purpose, ensuring a straight-through-processing and compliance with regulatory standards, including BCBS 239,
  • can deep dive into details and investigate reconciliation issues with other reporting systems, such as accounting systems or other source systems,
  • will advise our clients on how to implement governance policies and procedures,
  • can develop and maintain documentation for all data-related processes, including data lineage, data dictionary, and metadata,
  • will stay up-to-date with the latest trends and technologies in the field of data infrastructure and data governance and implement them where applicable.

Must-have requirements

  • You have an MA or MSc in management sciences, applied economics or computer sciences.
  • At least 5 years of experience in data engineering within financial institutions or a related field, with a strong understanding of banking business and financial products.
  • You have outstanding analytical skills.
  • You are proficient in SQL, SAS or Python or other programming languages.
  • You are familiar with BCBS 239 and its requirements for data governance, data quality, and risk management.
  • You are able to act as a bridge between business and IT stakeholders.
  • You are able to work autonomously in a result-oriented environment.
  • You are fluent in English (both verbal and written) and have strong presentation skills.

Nice to have

  • Knowledge of data modeling methodologies and techniques for data warehouses and data marts.
  • Proficiency in data modeling and management tools such as PowerDesigner, Visio and Collibra.
  • Understanding of risk calculation (especially credit risk) and reporting processes.
  • Knowledge of European risk regulation (CRR2, CRR3, Basel IV).
  • First-hand experience with Agile ways of working is a plus.

We offer:

  • The opportunity to join a diverse, multinational, dynamic team of talented and passionate individuals with a broad range of analytical and technical skills.
  • An excellent working environment with a space for defining your own specialization and career within our flat and flexible structure.
  • The opportunity to take initiatives and responsibilities quickly in a fast growing company.
  • Extensive training programs adapted to your personal needs, both on technical matters as well as on softs skills.
  • Coaching and mentoring by more experienced colleagues.
  • Flexible working arrangements - remote/hybrid work mode and 9/10 or 4/5 possible time schedules.
  • Attractive remuneration package and extra-legal benefits (health insurance, pension benefits, mobility package, etc.)
  • Travel opportunities inside European countries.

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