Senior Data Analyst, Financial Crime, Dublin

Date: 20 Nov 2023

Location: Dublin, IE, IE

Company: Allied Irish Bank

Role Title: Senior Data Analyst, Financial Crime

Location: Central Park, Leopardstown, Dublin 18/Remote


We have a hybrid approach to working, which will include a blend of onsite and remote working.


This role is being offered on a permanent, full-time basis.


  • Are you looking to further your career in Data Analytics through people leadership ?
  • Can you Establish, develop, and maintain the highest standards of data analysis methodologies?


The Role


Would you like to play a leading role in a team whose ambition is to become a world class financial crime function, exceptional at developing talent and turning information into insights?


The Financial Crime Analytics team is responsible for supporting all areas of the Financial Crime’s function. This includes analysing AML and fraud patterns, operational and risk management data to develop appropriate and dynamic reports and dashboards. This is to support detection scenarios effectiveness, operational efficiencies, and risk controls KPIs. The candidate will manage a talented and highly motivated team that delivers intelligent, innovative, and insightful MI and dashboards to inform decisions, realise measurable business benefit and meet regulatory deadlines and requirements.


Key Responsibilities Include:


  1. Team management, leadership, and development by supplying technical direction and guidance as required, including reviewing team requests, prioritisation, code/data query reviews and quality assurance (QA).
  2. Establish, develop, and maintain the highest standards of data analysis methodology to ensure that both internal & external team commitments are met within agreed timelines.
  3. Ensure that adequate governance and controls are in place to underpin the integrity of the analysis delivered in our internal customers.
  4. Participate in business projects and change initiatives, proposing workable business solutions to ensure all requirements are included.
  5. Identify improvement opportunities and streamline/automate processes, utilising all relevant technical tools and resources available. 
  6. Assist with ad-hoc Operational and MIS related duties as they arise.


In return, the successful candidate will be provided with an opportunity to develop insights into Financial Crime defence strategies and will gain significant opportunities to build on their existing interest in leadership and data/information.


The successful candidate will be placed in a fast moving and challenging environment, providing scope to advance their people management skills and talent development experience.



Life at AIB


At AIB, we have a clear purpose - to back our customers to achieve their dreams and ambitions. We want to be at the heart of our customers’ financial lives by giving them an exceptional experience. That goes for our employees too.  We are building a culture that breaks the conventions of what our customer and employees expect of a bank.


We are committed to offering our colleagues choice and flexibility in how we work and live.  Our hybrid working model enables our people to balance their time between working from home and their designated office, subject to their role, the needs of our customers and business requirements.  More details on our hybrid working arrangements and expected office attendance for your role will be provided to you during the recruitment process.


AIB is an equal opportunities employer, and we pride ourselves on being the first bank in Ireland to receive the Investors in Diversity Gold Standard accreditation from the Irish Centre for Diversity. We celebrate diversity and believe in a culture of inclusion where all our employees can succeed. We welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds and abilities. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees. Should you have a reasonable accommodation request please email the Talent Acquisition team at


What you will bring:


  1. Min. 3 years’ experience working in a data analysis role with people management (preferably within a financial services organisation).
  2. Strong planning, organisational, analytical & problem-solving skills with ability to work to tight deadlines.
  3. Ability to adapt to changing priorities and varied decision-making scenarios.
  4. Experience of building and maintaining relationships with internal stakeholders.
  5. Knowledge of project management and talent development.
  6. Degree in Business, Mathematics, Finance, Accountancy, Computing, Engineering or another numeric field is an while not a prerequisite, would be desirable.


If you feel you have what it takes, click apply and fill in the online application form. If you would like more information, please contact Conor Kearney from the Talent Acquisition Team at


By when?  Closing date is Monday 4th December 2023



Unsolicited CV’s sent to AIB by Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted for this position. AIB operates a direct sourcing model and where agency assistance is required, the Talent Acquisition team will engage directly with our recruitment partners.


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