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Financial Crime Prevention - Data Analyst

Job Introduction


This role is based in the Financial Crime Prevention (FCP) Systems, Data and Analytics team in Manchester. The team is responsible for a range of FCP-related activities including model development, analytics, system configuration, MI and reporting and process optimisation through the use of data and systems. We provide data and analytics services to a variety of stakeholders including FCP Operations, Financial Crime Compliance, senior management and regulators.

The role holder will work with various data sets within the SQL Server UK Data Warehouse and end user-generated data in Excel and flat files. The role includes analysing data to identify patterns and trends, providing data analytics support to financial crime operations and projects, and the development and production of regular and ad-hoc reporting for various audiences.

Main Responsibilities 

  • To develop a detailed understanding of the FCP business area including a comprehensive appreciation of the data landscape and how this relates to process, system interactions and data source quality. 
  • Coding of data transformation and integration processes to support analytics and reporting.
  • Development of BI and MI dashboards and reports in the FCP area, in particular interactive and self-serve apps using tools such as Tableau, QlikView or PowerBI.
  • Supporting process change within the operational teams, in particular using IT solutions to improve the collection, processing and management of data within the department’s operational processes.
  • Defining and maintaining metrics to measure financial crime risk in the bank (key risk indicators) and performance in the business area (key performance indicators).
  • Serving as a conduit between the data team and the business, communicating data-driven insights to non-technical audiences. A good cross over of BI and business skills would be advantageous.
  • Operates in line with the Bank's Risk Management framework (including sub-frameworks) and relevant risk and compliance policies and procedures, ensuring appropriate and timely escalation of any concerns to their line manager.

Ideal Candidate

Research (by Harvard University) shows that women are particularly likely to second guess themselves and not apply - so if you are worried you don't meet all the criteria, get in touch anyhow and let us do the worrying…


  • SQL programming, ideally in Microsoft SQL Server
  • Data transformation and data manipulation, and experience working with multiple disparate data sets
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail (verbal/written and interpersonal) working with multiple technical and non-technical stakeholders with an ability to explain complex topics in understandable simple terms.


  • Experience using BI tools such as QlikView, Tableau, Power BI or similar
  • Experience of data modelling and analysis in a programming language such as Python, R or SAS
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel knowledge and skills

Company Information 

Handelsbanken is a relationship bank with a decentralised way of working, a strong local presence thanks to a nationwide network of branches, and a long-term approach to customer relations. Each Handelsbanken branch operates as a local business enabling it to make decisions at a local level and provide a bespoke service. The focus is always on the need of the individual customer and not on the sale of specific products. 

The Bank is deeply committed to embedding good equality and diversity practice into all of our activities. This is so that we are an inclusive, welcoming and inspiring place to work that encourages everyone to apply, regardless of socio-economic background, age, disability, pregnancy and/or parental status, race (including colour, nationality, and ethnic or national origin), veteran status, marital and civil partnership status, religion or belief, sex, gender reassignment or sexual orientation. 


Check our Handelsbanken website for further information



At Handelsbanken, we deeply value our unique culture and values including trust in and respect for each individual. We take pride in nurturing a work environment where people flourish, and where they are empowered to take decisions in their areas of expertise. We take a long term perspective in everything we do and want each employee who joins us to build a long terms successful career with the Bank.  


What is in it for you?

  • We have a wide range of learning and development available, empowering and enabling our colleagues to take ownership of their own development. 
  • Competitive Salary and an extensive range of benefits is provided, including private medical insurance, income protection and life assurance
  • A market-leading pension contribution of 15% paid by the bank, which can be invested in a wide range of funds (including ESG and Shariah funds)

Application next steps

Your journey with us begins once you have submitted your application. One of our Handelsbanken recruiters will be reviewing your details and will later organise a phone conversation if you match the role requirements. If there is a mutual fit, we will extend an invitation for you to participate in an interview.  

There will be a two stage interview process with a mix of virtual and face-to-face. 

How can we support you to be your best self? Our Talent Acquisition team will be happy to provide support e.g. if you need additional time to prepare for an interview or you have any requirements for any part of the interview/hiring process – just let us know by email


This advert will be live for a minimum of two weeks. However, please note that after the two weeks, the closing date could change at any time depending on the number of responses received.



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