Data Analyst at Bread Financial
Within this role, you will help develop new capabilities across financial crime systems including the design and execution of our new enterprise monitoring solution.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, Social Sciences, Physical Sciences, or related field
- Four years of experience with data analytics and/or statistical analysis; Data gathering, data mining, data analytics or statistical analysis working utilizing R, Python, Microsoft Excel, SAS and/or SQL
- Master’s Degree or PhD in Data Science, Mathematics, Astrophysics, Physics or related field
- Six or more years of experience with SAS, R, Python, data processing, database programming, and data analytics; Data mining, data gathering and analysis with some practical experience in system administration, managing databases for BSA/AML transaction monitoring systems such as Actimize, FCRM, or others.
- Certification Preferred: SAS Certification or SQL Certification
- Two Years of experience specific to AML/BSA or Sanction data analysis
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The Enterprise Financial Crime Compliance (EFCC) Data Specialist is responsible for developing and executing a data analytics and interpretation process within the Bread Financial EFCC team. Within this role, you will help develop new capabilities across financial crime systems including the design and execution of our new enterprise monitoring solution. In addition, you will help engineer state-of-the-art models, methods, and features required to support the new monitoring program. This role will leverage leading technology to develop POCs and test software efficacy based on industry experience across the AML and bank risk technology space. This role will also play a significant role in partnering with business units, data stewards, and IT teams for a better understanding of the customer journey across multiple lines of business and set the roadmap to support both business line transparency and EFCC needs. Solutions developed by this multi-faceted team will support enterprise risk and business needs including transaction monitoring, customer due diligence, sanction screening, fraud, and digital analytics. This individual is accountable for managing data for critical financial crimes monitoring systems and creating useful reporting from system-derived data.
Essential Job Functions:
Data Analytics: The ability to use common statistical tools (R, SAS, SQL, and Microsoft Excel) to categorize identify and use data sets in large data populations and warehouses to fulfill business needs. Creative ability to leverage disparate data sources and aggregate results into concise recommendations. Support Internal Audits and FDIC Examiners via requested Reports of Information.
Data Mapping: Work with other departments to understand their data and map it to AML Database/Tables. Maintain and develop data governance best practices. Create, manage, and utilize high performance relational databases (Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or later, Oracle 11g, Microsoft Access, and other proprietary software). Query and mine large data sets in OLAP environments to discover transaction patterns, examine financial data and filter for targeted information using traditional as well as predictive/advanced analytic methodologies. Design and development of data validation procedures, perform data quality control, develop database reports and user interfaces, and normalize relational data. This role will develop analysis on business problems and prepare and present complex written and verbal materials (reports, findings and presentations) typically using Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Word.
Operations and Support: Demonstrated ability to work basic system administration functions as defined by the systems engineer. Perform system monitoring by working with IT Support group(s).Perform data integrity monitoring. Review new internal project scopes to determine impact to AML System. The specialist, will on a project basis, possibly lead, and help train junior associates in the activities, while providing input with respect to practice technology initiatives and investments.
Reports To: Senior Manager or higher
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements: Remote
Direct Reports: None
About Bread Financial
At Bread Financial, you’ll have the opportunity to grow your career, give back to your community, and be a part of our award-winning culture. We’ve been consistently recognized as a best place to work in many markets and we’re proud to promote an environment where you feel appreciated, accepted, valued, and fulfilled—both personally and professionally. Bread Financial supports the overall wellness of our associates with a diverse suite of benefits and offers boundless opportunities for career development and non-traditional career progression.
(NYSE: BFH) is a tech-forward financial services company providing simple, personalized payment, lending and saving solutions. The company creates opportunities for its customers and partners through digitally enabled choices that offer ease, empowerment, financial flexibility and exceptional customer experiences. Driven by a digital-first approach, data insights and white-label technology, Bread Financial delivers growth for its partners through a comprehensive product suite, including private label and co-brand credit cards, installment lending, and buy now, pay later (BNPL). Bread Financial also offers direct-to-consumer solutions that give customers more access, choice and freedom through its branded
Bread CashbackTM American Express® Credit Card and Bread SavingsTM products.
Formerly Alliance Data, Bread Financial is an S&P MidCap 400 company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, and committed to sustainable business practices powered by its 6,000+ global associates. To learn more about Bread Financial, visit
Bread Financial offers competitive pay, a comprehensive selection of benefit options including 401(k).
The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Any applicant offered employment will be required to establish that they are legally authorized to work in the United States for the Company.
The Company participates in E-Verify.
The Company will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with a criminal history, in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable federal, state, and local laws, including the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and the New York City Fair Chance Act. Applicants with criminal histories are encouraged to apply.
The Company complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended, and all applicable state/local laws. The Company will provide accommodations to applicants needing accommodations to complete the application process. Applicants with disabilities may contact the Company to request and arrange for accommodations. If you need assistance to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time. Please contact the Recruiting Team at
New York City, NY: Disclosure of COVID-19 vaccination status will be required after acceptance of a conditional offer of employment for associates who will work in the Company’s New York City, New York office on a full-time or hybrid basis (“NYC Associates”) to the extent allowed by applicable law. NYC Associates are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to work on-site. The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider reasonable accommodations where required by applicable law.