Complex Intelligence Analyst

Stockholm, SE, 111 44 Helsinki, FI, 500

Job ID: 6573 

Would you like to lead and execute a wide variety of complex investigations dealing with money laundering, terrorist financing, sanctions circumventions and other financial crimes prevention to support multiple business areas and risk functions? We are now looking for professionals to join our Financial Crime Investigation, Intelligence & Analytics (FCIIA) team.

At Nordea, we know our customers’ needs are changing – and we’re deeply committed to meeting them with the financial solutions of tomorrow. We’re creating an agile environment where we’re harnessing the power of technology – one where you can make an impact. So bring your skills, ideas and unique background. With us, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to grow and make your mark on something bigger.

About this opportunity

You´ll join Group Financial Crime Prevention, where we assess, mitigate and prevent the key financial crime threats Nordea faces now and in the future. We also help transforming Nordea’s financial crime function into a proactive and intelligence led capability by combining the disciplines of intelligence and data analytics.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Leverage your programming/science knowledge to process big data and support building FCIIA’s defense against Financial Crime

  • Executing and leading multi-jurisdictional complex investigations and identify threat network and  impact on the bank & industry

  • Applying econometrics to develop statistical methods & models to enhance assessment of risk to highlight concerns, threats and potential scale

  • Driving and supporting co-ordination exercises with other risk functions to mitigate the financial crime risks

  • Supporting various development initiatives to enhance threat detection and help present updates for senior management team

  • Integrating and visualizing existing models in tools such as Qlik

The role is based in Stockholm or Finland. Welcome to a team that strive to be build capabilities and aspire being the best-in-industry for financial crime risk management.

Who you are

Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the values that guide us in being at our best – and that we imagine you share with us.

Your profile and background:

  • Minimum of 2 year work experience in a AML/sanctions function that consumes business data to identify financial crime concerns.

  • The ability to drill down and understand key/critical data elements, where and how they are used within AML using analytic tools.

  • Work with wider team and stakeholders to identify opportunities for leveraging internal and  external data using advanced techniques to identify and develop methods to detect money laundering and threat financing.

  • Analyze, prepare, present and interpret reporting or research results with all levels of  management in a fast-paced developing environment.

  • Strong research and investigation skills with high proficiency in English

  • Stay current with developments in financial crime environment and also has keen interest in  emerging tools and techniques in data analytics & intelligence development.

  • Support the business areas and other AML/sanctions investigation teams with Data Analysis and Reporting.

  • Conduct end-to-end analysis that includes data gathering and requirements specification, processing, analysis and tactical deliverables of result

  • Train peer analysts on qualitative and quantitative structured analytic techniques and tools used to create intelligence deliverables and assessments

  • Make business recommendations with effective presentations of findings at various levels of stakeholders through visual displays of quantitative and qualitative information

  • Design or provide support for implementation of strategic intelligence development tool sets though business system testing, UAT and post-implementation approach and test cases.

  • Ensure appropriate governance over intelligence development process and maintenance of audit trail over detection and remediation exercises.

Other skills:

  • Strong analytic background with ability to combine quantitative analysis with AML/CTF.

  • Specialist knowledge of SQL, Qlik, R, Matlab, Python and/or other analytical tools

  • ICA or ACAMs certification

  • Experience in handling and working with large data sets Presentation of high-quality investigation reports


If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 16/10/2022. For more information, you’re welcome to contact Christoffer Paulsson at

At Nordea, we know that an inclusive workplace is a sustainable workplace. We deeply believe that our diverse backgrounds, experiences, characteristics and traits make us better at serving customers and communities. So please come as you are.


Please be aware that any applications or CVs coming through email or direct messages will not be accepted or considered.

Department:  IT/Technology