Operational Intelligence Analyst - to SEB Financial Intelligence Unit

SEB is the leading Nordic Bank with presence in 18 different markets in Europe, US, and Asia. SEB Group is a universal bank with a Corporate, Retail, Private Banking, Insurance, Investment Management businesses with Head Office located in Stockholm, Sweden.

Do you what to work in a highly skilled team and be a part of SEB’s aspiration to become a leader in the fight against financial crime?


Financial Crime Prevention (FCP) is a highly prioritized area for the bank and a vital part for the function’s success is a highly qualified Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU). To set up the newly established FIU, SEB has reqruited two senior and acknowledged managers who are now looking for highly skilled and devoted colleagues. Being one of the first employees in this highly regarded group will give experienced candidates an opportunity to put their skills to test in a new context making sure that SEB continues to be the leading financial institution in the FCP area.

About the Role

The Group Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) within FCP function is looking for an Operational Intelligence Analyst that will help to undertake qualitative and quantitative analysis. Your responsibility will be to proactively, and sometimes retrospectively, identify exposure to subjects involved in financial crime activities and detect evolving and emerging patterns, trends and typologies. This will then be used to enhance detection capabilities and apply strong technical and regulatory knowledge for potential control/risk issues and recommend actions when required. As an Operational Intelligence Analyst, you will be responsible to manage and execute operational inputs and:

  • Develop and manage a large body of contextual knowledge on banking sectors and the specific financial crime risks
  • Work in close coordination with other financial crime functions for managing the identified risk and exposure
  • Drive collaboration with advanced analytics, data science and other analytics function in multiple projects for developing tactical and strategic controls.

Your profile

To be successful as an Operational intelligence analyst you need to have good knowledge of financial crime schemes and able to structure large amounts of data and experience of various analytical methodological approaches for financial crime prevention. The right candidate also needs to have good awareness and understanding of the financial institutions’ external and internal data sources and its utilization for financial crime prevention. As a person you need to be a self-starter with ability to drive engagements in a collaborative and communicative way ensuring accurate reflection and appreciation of highlighted risks/concerns to support collaborative effort across multiple stakeholders across SEB. You also have a strong track record of development, production, and presentation of data intensive analysis those are of strategic and/or operational importance. Further, you need to have an analytical and curious mindset and able to work seamlessly with multi-jurisdictional teams supporting quality deliveries within deadlines. Academic degree in Finance, Business, Law, IT, or equivalent is desirable for this position and knowledge of Swedish, and/or other Nordic languages, is a plus but not mandatory.

In this recruitment, SEB is collaborating with Blaq Group AB. You are welcome to contact Henrik Flood (0739-830500, ) if this position sounds interesting and aligns with your experiences and competencies.