Data Analytics Associate

Company Details

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation


Job Description:

Reporting to the Data Analytics Director, FCC Analytics, in the Compliance Department, Americas Division, the Data Analytics Associate performs detailed analytics work in an independent fashion in support of the Compliance Analytics group’s goals and objectives. This person will perform the collection, aggregation, analysis and visualization of customer, product, and transaction data. They will develop reports for use by SMBC Americas Division and Head Office stakeholders and performs analysis in support of the design, implementation, and enhancement of BSA/AML tools and systems, including AML transaction monitoring and sanctions screening systems.


  • Collect, aggregate, analyze, and visualize customer, product, and transaction data to identify trends and evaluate changes of customer, product, and transactional risk exposure.
  • Develop MIS reports for submission to senior Branch management.
  • Apply data from BSA/AML Compliance Department stakeholders to translate qualitative risk factors into responsive risk models that leverage new technology.
  • Work with Japan Research Institute-America partners to develop and test tools and systems in line with policy and regulatory expectations.
  • Apply economic, quantitative, and statistical skills in the development of tools and systems.
  • Develop knowledge of new analytical techniques and data sources that provide ongoing risk mitigation, and how emerging data and technology issues may impact the achievement of BSA/AML Compliance Department’s objectives.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant discipline (e.g., Information Technology, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Analytics, or other related field).
  • 4 to 7 years of BSA/AML compliance experience, particularly with data, platforms, and data management
  • Experience with some or all of the following technologies to build analysis and drive insights from data:
    • Database: Oracle (PL/SQL), Microsoft SQL Server (T-SQL)
    • Analytics tools: R, Python
    • Reporting tools: PowerBI, Tableau, Excel
    • Azure
  • Experience with SharePoint and Microsoft Office suite.
  • Strong reasoning ability and analytical skills.
  • Maintains high level of confidentiality; unquestionable character, integrity and professionalism.
  • Knowledge of vendor BSA/AML transaction monitoring and sanctions screening systems (e.g., Actimize, Fircosoft, Fortent) is a plus.
  • Familiarity with regtech is a plus.
  • ACAMS certified or other equivalent industry certification is a plus.

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