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Business Analyst - Fraud

Melbourne, Sydney

At Macquarie, we support a hybrid working model.

The Fraud Analytics team in Macquarie's Banking & Financial Services division is a rapidly growing, high performing team that is seeking a Lead Analyst/Lead Technical Business Analyst to help drive the delivery of advanced analytical solutions to help keep our clients who bank with Macquarie safe in the dynamic and ever-changing Fraud and Scams space.

As an experienced member of the team, you will work closely with cross functional teams – including product managers, business stakeholders, data scientists, architects and data engineers, to build analytical solutions that are in line with the objectives and key results that have been defined by business leaders.

At Macquarie, we are working to create lasting value for our communities, our clients and our people. We are a global financial services group operating in 34 markets and with 54 years of unbroken profitability. You’ll be part of a supportive team where everyone - no matter what role - contributes ideas and drive outcomes.

What role will you play?

  • Understand business needs and high-level business requirements and convert them into technical requirements.
  • Take the lead on driving advanced analytics use cases from discovery to delivery to deployment, ensuring that the definition of done is identified and satisfied
  • Help identify issues, risks and benefits of existing and proposed solutions and outline business impacts.
  • Provide insights and directions to senior stakeholders and enable data driven decisions across cross-functional teams.
  • Use tools such as SQL/Alteryx, R/Python to transform data and draw insights from large data sets.

What you offer:

You will demonstrate initiative, proactivity, and a collaborative mindset to your work. You will have strong communication skills and think critically when solving problems and will be empowered to deliver creative solutions.

  • Minimum 3-4 years' experience building data solutions for advanced analytics while working closely with data scientists, data architects and data modellers.
  • Experience manipulating data and drawing insights using SQL and at least one of the following technologies: Tableau/Power BI, Alteryx/Talend and R/Python.
  • Strong written and verbal skills, with the ability to explain complex concepts to a range of non-technical audiences.
  • Experience conducting requirement gathering workshops with clients, business stakeholders and technical experts.
  • Experience in data preparation and integration, including the ability to design, develop and modify data models.
  • Prior experience with Cloud Platforms or Data Science would be an advantage
  • Prior experience in the Financial Crime, Fraud or Financial Services domain would be preferred, but not essential

About Banking and Financial Services

Banking and Financial Services is Macquarie’s retail banking and financial services business, providing a diverse range of personal banking, wealth management, business banking and vehicle finance products and services to retail clients, advisers, brokers and business clients. 

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. An inclusive and equitable environment enables us to deliver innovative and sustainable outcomes for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. From day one, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’ is as inspiring to you as it is to us, please apply. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways.

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage candidates to speak with a member of our recruitment team if you require adjustments to our recruitment process to support you, and the type of working arrangements that would help you thrive.

About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 19,200+ employees and offices in 34 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

Find out more at

Job no: BFS-972956
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Melbourne, Sydney
Category: Mid-senior, Mid-level, Data & Analytics, Technology
Group: Banking and Financial Services
Division: D3E
Recruiter: Chelsea Hollins
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