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IBM Lead - Risk and Compliance in Bangalore, India


The Finance & Admin Business Analyst is essential to the ongoing profitable operations for one of the most globally recognized and respected companies in the world. By overseeing our financial activities, you will enable IBM to continue to bring to market ground-breaking innovations such as Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Solutions, Cloud Infrastructure, and Blockchain technologies, to name a few.

Your Role and Responsibilities

As part of the Risk & Compliance team, you'll be a trusted business advisor. You'll have the opportunity to position IBM for long-term financial growth delivering analysis and providing insight and innovation into the business. You'll be redefining how we manage our organization and how we work while achieving budgeted targets and ensuring the delivery of a high-quality product.


As a Team Lead, you will be responsible for monitoring and supervising the daily work of Analysts responsible for conducting investigative compliance reviews, helping drive the operational performance of engagements to successful completion.

  • Supervise and drive teams of analysts to meet or exceed quality and production goals.

  • Ensure timely completion of projects and goals in accordance with engagement and client requirements.

  • Works closely with Analysts to identify the needs for training, performance gaps, project process improvement and provide recommendations to management.

  • Audits and monitors Analysts' work to ensure the quality and efficiency. Conduct quality control of the AML team as needed.

  • Provides ongoing coaching and feedback to Analysts to drive production and quality goal achievement.

  • Complete AML Alert reviews, Investigations, or SAR preparation as needed within the scope of the project.

  • Coordinate with Quality Assurance personnel to ensure clear communication regarding analyst or subject matter issues.

  • Monitor and approve assigned team's attendance and timesheets.

  • Organize and review production and quality data via Excel or other Microsoft Office products in order to monitor project progress; manage problems; publish progress reports; and/or recommend actions. Present accurate and professional reporting to management and clients as required including graphs, reports, and presentations.

  • Coordinate with team members in the development of policy and procedure documents.

  • Assist management and HR with employee career development through identification of qualified internal candidates.

  • Coordinate with management and HR when necessary to manage team member performance, disciplinary and/or personnel issues.

If you thrive in a dynamic, collaborative workplace, IBM provides an environment where you will be challenged and inspired every single day. And if you relish the freedom to bring creative, thoughtful solutions to the table, there's no limit to what you can accomplish here.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a compliance-related functions within financial services.

  • Minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience in a production environment, including the supervision of a team of up to 10 staff members, or equivalent relevant experience.

  • Strong understanding of AML subject matter, basics of Alert and Investigation review, and basics of SAR preparation including the ability to understand and apply relevant regulations implemented by BSA/AML.

  • Ability to supervise a team effectively and efficiently and drive for results.

  • Demonstrated ability and desire to coach, mentor and guide team members.

  • Demonstrated competency with computers, including proficiency with all Microsoft Office products, and should have prior experience with a variety of AML database and testing systems.

  • Ability to work independently; take initiative; and adapt to change.

  • Strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills.

  • Exemplary customer service towards both internal and external parties.

  • Must be able to multi-task and thrive in a fast paced, high intensity, high demand and deadline driven environment.

  • Demonstrate a strong sense of urgency by responding immediately to escalated issues and rapidly changing priorities.

  • Must possess critical thinking, analytical and problem solving skills to be used in operational planning and evaluation.

  • Ability to deal with highly confidential information in a professional manner.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Ability to understand and execute business controls

  • Training and/or team handling experience along with Lean/Six sigma trained or certified

  • Ambitious individual who can work under their own direction towards agreed targets/goals

  • Proven change management and be open to it, good time management and work under tight deadlines

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills while contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

  • Maintain technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing publications

  • ACAMS Certification is beneficial but not mandatory

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