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Established in the region for 40 years, PwC Middle East employs over 4,200 people across 12 countries. Complementing our depth of industry expertise and breadth of skills is our sound knowledge of local business environments across the Middle East region. Our tailored solutions help our clients meet the challenges and opportunities of doing business in the Middle East market and beyond.
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Line of Service Overview
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Business Unit Overview
Our rapidly-growing Financial Crime team supports many of the firm s leading clients, largely within the banking and financial services sector. We cover a broad range of financial crime-related work for clients, including reviewing compliance with anti-money laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements, undertaking sanctions and transaction monitoring reviews.
We are looking for a senior, experienced financial crime technology practitioner to join our growing Middle East Financial Crime team.
We are specifically looking for the following skills and experience:
; Extensive knowledge in banking IT systems.
; Experience in system implementation and/or product development (Agile and Waterfall methodologies)
; Experience in the current state assessment, optimisation and implementation of vendor software including transaction monitoring systems, sanctions screening and fraud prevention/detection systems
; Experience reviewing data flows within financial crime technology solutions including data profiling and quality assessments
; Experience in analysing vast quantities of data using Data Analytics applications such as (SQL, Alteryx, R, Python, Tableau and PowerBI)
; Preferably experienced in big data technologies such Hadoop and NoSQL databases, Lucene, Elastic search
; Experience in AML/Compliance transformation programmes
; Be able to provide subject matter expertise / support on a range of financial crime engagements
; Preferably have knowledge of the local market in the Middle East and/or local relationships
; Capable of developing new financial crime technology propositions and actively taking them to market
What is in it for you?
You will be supporting the growth of our broader Financial Crime practice, supported by our team of specialist practitioners.
You will be encouraged to continuously develop your career and grow within the team; and you will encourage others to do the same. You will work in an environment where you will be encouraged to be dynamic and imaginative with the emphasis always on serving clients' needs.
The role will be based in Dubai, however as a result of the wide variety of clients and projects, you may be asked to work in other locations within the Middle East and beyond, sometimes at short notice and sometimes over lengthy periods of time. Your desire and ability to do this will be discussed as part of the recruitment process. Candidates who are unable or do not wish to work on projects in other locations will still be considered.
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