Financial Crimes Senior Data Analyst

Salt Lake City, UT

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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Varo is an entirely new kind of bank. All digital, mission-driven, FDIC insured, and designed for the way our customers live their lives. A bank for all of us.
Varo’s Financial Crimes Risk Management Team is composed of forward-thinking creative, and enthusiastic individuals, who are constantly striving to safeguard the financial sector from misuse and provide actionable intelligence to law enforcement. We are looking for a new colleague to join the Financial Crimes Analytics (FCA), a subteam within FCRM as a System/Data Analyst. The focus of this role will be (but not limited to) 
1. Understand the processes, systems, and products being used and identify places which can be enhanced. Communicate with the stakeholders to understand the requirements and work as a product leader with the engineering team to plan and build the solution.2. Pulling and delivering data from various sources in a timely manner to help with the investigation and analysis.
The FCA team is a specialized team at Varo, responsible for pulling data, creating reports, conducting analysis, as well as maintaining and enhancing existing processes. Building new processes and solutions also is initiated in this team.

What you’ll be doing

  • Lead the design of the processes and systems used in FCRM. Collect the requirements, refine them, and strategize the build with the product and engineering team. 
  • Be able to write complicated SQL queries to pull the data which supports the investigation.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with various teams to resolve escalated issues.

You'll bring the following required skills and experiences

  • Proficiency in SQL is required, knowledge of Python and Tableau is a huge plus.
  • Familiarity with the Jira system is required.
  • Worked in other FinTech’s or innovative Institutions
  • 2+ years of experience working in analytics and being data-savvy.
  • Experience with system design, product leadership, collaborating with engineers and product teams
  • Excellent data analysis skills, with the ability to find, analyze, and extract key findings
  • A strong sense of accountability and the ability to work collaboratively across multiple departments
  • Ability to prioritize workflows, ensure deadlines are met, and facilitate open communication with your manager
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal and collaborative skills, and the ability to concisely present key findings to senior leaders

About VaroVaro launched in 2017 with the vision to bring the best of fintech into the regulated banking system. We’re a new kind of bank – all digital, mission-driven, FDIC-insured, and designed around the modern American consumer. 
As the first consumer fintech to be granted a national bank charter in 2020, we make financial inclusion and opportunity for all a reality by empowering everyone with the products, insights, and support they need to get ahead. Through our core product offerings and suite of customer-first features, we aim to address a broad range of consumer needs while profitably serving underserved communities that have been historically excluded from the traditional financial system.
We are growing quickly in our hub locations of San Francisco, Salt Lake City, and Charlotte along with colleagues located across the country. We have been recognized among Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies, Forbes’ Fintech 50, and earned the No. 7 spot on Inc. 5000’s list of fastest-growing companies across the country.
Varo. A bank for all of us.
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Varo is an equal opportunity employer. Varo embraces diversity and we are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.
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