Second Line Senior Risk Analyst, Risk and Assurance, Dublin

Date: 25-Nov-2021

Location: Dublin, IE

Company: Allied Irish Bank

Role: Second Line Senior Risk Analyst


Location: Hybrid working with a presence in 10 Molesworth Street


This role is being offered on a permanent basis.


Risk Data and MI supports the Risk Data Strategy for AIB’s Risk Function. The key areas supported are the Change, MI, Data Quality and Governance agendas. The team is accountable for the provision of a fit for purpose data environment to support the maintenance of risk aggregated data for AIB group. Responsibilities also include supporting the integration of risk models to better support the business lines we operate in, analytical support for bank wide programmes that consume risk aggregated data and the implementation of standards within the Risk Operations and Delivery department and the wider Risk Function. This includes:


  • The design, build and assurance of a fit for purpose datamart to support the risk model development activity, internal business intelligence and external regulatory reporting
  • Defining the standards and methodologies to assess the data quality of risk aggregated data across the group
  • Provision of services to support the extracting, transforming, and cleansing of data required for modelling
  • Structured data analysis and development of interactive business intelligence to capture key risk metrics across the Bank
  • Engaging with customer facing business lines to understand the technology and processes that support each business line
  • Engaging with regulatory bodies and internal 3rd line of defence teams as part of the on-going cycle of regulatory reviews.
  • Embedding data governance best practice and BCBS 239 principles throughout the Risk Function.



We’re looking for someone who:

  • Is curious and inquisitive.
  • Can utilise advanced data analysis skills to produce reports and insights that inform consumers, including gathering requirements, developing a final product and presenting results and findings to consumers.
  • Can collaborate effectively with team members and external stakeholders across different areas of the bank.
  • Can lead & develop junior members of the team.
  • Can develop innovative and creative solutions to technical problems.
  • Can work independently, overcome obstacles and escalate when appropriate.


Who are we?

We’re AIB. A strong Irish bank packed with purpose - to back our customers to achieve their dreams and ambitions. That goes for our employees too. We’re made of small teams where you have the chance to shine.


Why join us?

We are excited about how we have changed our focus. We want to be at the heart of our customers’ financial lives by giving them an exceptional experience. We are building a culture that breaks the conventions of what our customer and employees expect of a bank.


Does this sound like something that you want to be part of?


You will need to show us that you have:


  • A bachelor’s degree in a quantitative analytical discipline (2.1 or higher), e.g. mathematics, applied mathematics, physics, statistics, engineering, econometrics.  (Confirmation will be sought if successful for the role.)
  • 3+ years’ experience working in Enterprise Data-warehouse environments
  • Have advanced experience with SAS, SQL or Python programming – experience in an alternate programming language would be considered (e.g. R, Matlab);
  • Advanced understanding of extracting, transforming, and cleaning data for reporting or model development purposes.
  • Experience in creating BI/MI and/or data visualisation.
  • Reasonable knowledge of European regulatory and/or accounting standards in respect of data quality and assurance governing at least one of IRB, IFRS9, BCBS239 standards
  • Experience training and managing the day to day tasks of junior team members


If you feel you have what it takes, click apply and fill in the online application form. If you would like more information Kate Slattery from the Talent Acquisition Team can help. You can


By when?  Closing date is Friday 10th of December

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