• Location
    • Budapest
  • Date Posted
  • Jan. 7, 2022
  • Function
  • Business Intelligence
  • Sector
  • Fintech

We’re looking for a Lead Analyst to join our growing Financial Crime Fighting Tribe in Budapest,Hungary. This role is a unique opportunity to moveTransferWise’s mission forward, grow as a product leader and help save millions more people money.

Your mission:

TransferWise has already pioneered new ways for people to transfer money across borders and currencies. Our customers can also manage their hard-earned money with the world’s first platform to offer truemulti-currency banking.

Your mission as a lead is to grow a team of analysts, who would help enable our financial crime fighting teams in AML, to scale globally and help drop our costs.  You’ll also work extensively with our KYC Operations leadership team, to help them as they manage, improve and scale our operations.

  • Here’s how you’ll be contributing to the Fincrime Tribe
  • Leadership
  • Support and develop the analyst function within the tribe, lead a team of ~4-6 analysts
  • Hiring and on-boarding new analysts to the tribe
  • Mentoring and providing technical support to analysts
  • Guide analyst work across the tribe; e.g. help junior analysts structure projects, define data structure cross team projects
  • Supporting the Tribe
  • Support and develop reporting layer for the area
  • You’ll partner with our Operations Leadership team to help them build and improve the quality and efficiency of their processes and their performance metrics
  • Our analysts are embedded into the product teams of  the tribe, to help project and measure the impact of our product changes, both for our customer self-service and internal tooling
  • Work closely with the Data Science team to improve the quality of our data models
  • Your team will help us understand our support teams’ efficiency, the effectiveness of our tooling and workflows, the accuracy of our forecasting and scheduling. You’ll also help the leads of our support team self-serve with data
  • Product Improvement
  • Do cost analysis and reconciliation
  • You’ll oversee our contact data and share contact attribution along with actionable insights across the product teams, helping them engage with the data correctly and in turn reduce contact rates
  • You’ll identify opportunities how to use our data and machine learning , in order to automate and optimise our processes and solutions

This role will give you the opportunity to:

  • Choose your path to impact – we believe people are most empowered when they can act autonomously. So rather than telling you what to do, you’ll work with your team to create a vision of your own. Of course, you can always gather feedback from smart, curious people across TransferWise but you’ll have the freedom to make your own calls
  • Grow as a leader – Build your team and inspire them to contribute to our mission
  • Be part of our mission to make money without borders the new normal
  • About you:
  • You’ve experience working across operational teams You can lead operational analysis, support them with data, and drive operational change
  • You have led and scaled a team of analysts
  • You know your way around the infrastructure of analytics and have worked with cloud warehouses (e.g. Snowflake, BigQuery, or Redshift), have knowledge of BI tools (e.g. Looker, Periscope, or Metabase) and/or visualization tools (e.g. PowerBI or Tableau)
  • You’re highly proficient with SQL, able to write structured and sustainable code and continue to develop and refine this skillset
  • You have experience structuring basic research experiments (A/B testing)
  • You’re a self-starter who is comfortable working autonomously and with teams located across our offices. You’re not afraid to get your hands dirty, prioritise your focus based on impact, and you’re able to own a project from start to finish
  • You can take complex, fuzzy problems and boil them down into concise and actionable insights

Some extra skills that would be great:

  • Experience working in AML/KYC/Fraud prevention domains is a plus
  • You’re proficient with Python, able to automate complex processes and construct robust data pipelines.
  • We’re people without borders — without judgement or prejudice, too. We want to work with the best people, no matter their background. So if you’re passionate about learning new things and keen to join our mission, you’ll fit right in.
  • Also, qualifications aren’t that important to us. If you’ve got great experience, and you’re great at articulating your thinking, we’d like to hear from you.
  • And because we believe that diverse teams build better products, we’d especially love to hear from you if you’re from an under-represented demographic.