Research and Analytics Manager - HSBC - New York, New York
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North America-United States-New York-New York
Client Intelligence team is a key component of HSBC’s Financial Intelligence
Unit (FIU). The purpose of this role is to provide in-depth intelligence
analysis that enables HSBC to detect and assess the financial crime and
reputational risks posed to the bank through its exposure to clients,
industries, jurisdictions and products. Client Intelligence reports have a
direct impact on all Lines of Business as well as key stakeholders across Risk
and are used to inform critical business decisions across HSBC.
Impact on the Business
management of a portfolio of Client Intelligence cases. Performing in-depth
research on companies and/or individuals who are clients, prospective clients
and/or connected parties by utilizing a range of internal data (e.g. transaction
activity, KYC etc.) and external data (e.g. internet, media, legal, corporate
and other publicly available records and databases)
of both quantitative and qualitative data sets to produce in-depth and
high-quality written reports that provide assessments of financial crime (e.g.
money laundering, bribery and corruption, fraud, tax evasion, sanctions and
terrorist financing) and reputational risks.
with innovative intelligence analytics tools, and contributing to the
enhancement of their use by FIU intelligence analysts. The role holder is
responsible for the adoption of the most up to date casework methodology and to
think creatively about how latest technology releases could enhance their
innovative ideas to streamline and enhance CI intelligence products and
processes in a global, growing function which aims to be a ‘best-in-industry’
financial intelligence unit.
as a subject matter expert, and point of contact for globally dispersed FIU colleagues,
on [insert region] specific financial crime, sector, geopolitical or regulatory
issues. Client Intelligence analysts must be proactive at maintaining
up-to-date knowledge of the issues affecting their region.
role holder must also contribute to the appropriate team culture, adhere to
global FIU governance standards and FIU global strategy; be creative, positive
and display an engaged approach to change. Given the evolving nature of the
FIU’s work analysts must be open to feedback and new ideas.
Customers / Stakeholders
the roles and intelligence requirements of broad business lines and functions
in region, including:
Banking and Markets
Banking and Wealth Management
CEOs / CROs
other investigative functions within the Bank e.g. Government liaison, AML
investigation (AMLi), Financial Crime Investigation (FCI) and other relevant
commissioners (Regulators, Law Enforcement bodies, Government agencies
improved knowledge of HSBC LoBs operations
and maintain effective and collegiate working relationships with all
stakeholder priorities and commercial drivers. This should include product
knowledge and an ability to set FIU intelligence in a commercial context.
appropriate meetings with stakeholders as necessary.
commissioners on appropriate intelligence requirements, timeframes, FIU
tasking, intelligence collection and analysis.
casework leads to referrals to AMLi and FCI to ensure FIU casework drives
appropriate risk mitigation.
collaboratively with FIU Liaison to assist burgeoning relationships with
Leadership & Teamwork
– Build the FIU
help execute regional FIU and global CI strategy by consistently and
dynamically responding to new requirements as they arise.
train and mentor new personnel within the CI team (when appropriate).
work collaboratively with all FIU staff and stakeholders, including colleagues
in OI, SA, Governance, Technology and Liaison, including staff in other
with FIU colleagues on a regular basis as appropriate
in global initiatives and calls
role holder is also responsible for the adherence to a strong team culture,
ensuring adherence to standards, creativity, a positive and engaged approach to
change, and openness to feedback and new ideas.
a role model for FIU strategy. Act as mentor to other CI staff in FIU region
and actively demonstrate HSBC core values.
contribute to a dynamic and collegiate culture within [Regional / CB] CI team.
contribute to all operational aspects of the CI function in region, including
quality control, staff development, and application of CI’s methodology
all appropriate training courses related to the role. Seek to up-skill own
knowledge as well as that of colleagues by identifying and addressing training
or development needs.
all relevant internal and external meetings
Operational Effectiveness & Control
Governance / FIU Technology – Grow and Standardize the FIU
ensure that all casework is fully compliant with existing FIU processes and
overarching operating model, following all applicable guidance and training
from FIU Governance and Technology.
that all casework uses existing FIU Technology tools appropriately and
with FIU Technology to help enhance FIU Technology tools to meet CI identified
capability or intelligence gaps
implement the Group compliance policy locally by containing compliance risk in
liaison with the Head of Group Compliance, Global Business Compliance Officer,
Area Compliance Officer or Local Compliance Officer, ensuring adequate
compliance resources and training, fostering a compliance culture and
optimizing relations with regulators.
other responsibilities, as assigned.
is accurately managed and recorded using all relevant systems
QA process is diligently adhered to
correctly disseminated to appropriate readership via Intralinks following
Regional Head’s guidance
proposals to FIU Governance to meet evolving CI casework requirements.
Technology tools are used appropriately and support solicited from FIU
Technology where necessary.
communicate CI requirements to FIU Technology team.
post holder needs to be extremely well organized, methodical, reliable and
comfortable working in a matrixed environment. A dynamic approach is required
in contributing to a CI practice that is able to provide consistent, quality
reporting for a range of internal customers, as well as remaining nimble and
responsive to ongoing evolutionary changes in the bank.
role is central to the development of a strong CI function in the regional FIU
and in creating enhanced awareness within the region of CI’s capabilities.
holder should play a key role in the leadership team of the EU FIU in relation
to development of financial crime intelligence, and in accordance with the
mandate of the FIU. The role is vulnerable to regularly changing priorities, so
necessitating a high degree of flexibility and the ability to work under
nature of the role necessitates a close working relationship with Head of
Regional FIU and Global Head of CI.
Management of Risk
compliance, operational risk controls in accordance with HSBC or regulatory
standards and policies; and optimize relations with regulators by addressing
any issues., The physical demands/work environment described above are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform
the essential duties of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties.
Demands/Work Environment: Very good working conditions. Little or no physical
demands. Minimal handling of light materials. The physical demands/work
environment described above are representative of those that must be met by an
employee to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
holder is responsible for providing regular feedback on CI’s work Head of
Regional FIU as well as the potential impact on business lines in terms of the
wider financial crime risks associated with proactive and reactive cases and in
relation of doing business with certain customers in the region.
role holder must take account of changing economic, legal, technological and
regulatory environments and adhere to all procedures and practices.
Observation of Internal Controls
HSBC internal control standards, including timely implementation of internal
and external audit points together with any issues raised by external
role holder must adhere to all relevant internal controls and should be able to
demonstrate a flawless track record in this area.
role holder will also adhere to and be able to demonstrate adherence to
internal controls. This will be achieved by adherence to all relevant
procedures, keeping appropriate records and, where appropriate, by the timely
implementation of internal and external audit points, including issues raised
by external regulators. The role holder will implement the Global FIU
Impact on the Business
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