Financial Crime Research Analyst

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Interested candidates should send their CV and a short cover note to

Job Title: Financial Crime Research Analyst     

Department: Think Tank

Location: London / Flexible

Reports to: MD Themis Think Tank

Perm/Contract: Contract / Permanent

Purpose of Job:

To undertake and lead research and analysis projects to produce fresh, cutting-edge research & insight papers for Themis Think Tank and its clients.


  • Carry out high quality analysis in service of projects undertaken on behalf of clients and ensure the analysis is presented in a compelling way;

  • Use analysis to produce fresh, cutting-edge insight, both for projects and as part of wider Themis' thought leadership efforts;

  • Work to ensure that Themis is seen as an organisation with the highest standards of analytical rigour and financial crime insight;

  • Build partnership and alliances with academics, policy makers, guidance providers and other like-minded organisations;

  • Manage research projects, which achieve impact and enhance Themis' reputation for excellence;

  • Design and conduct high quality analysis in the service of projects across the team and for wider thought leadership efforts;

  • Ensure the team is up to date with the most recent policy/ analytical/ research literature;

  • Quality assuring content produced for clients and/ or as part of wider thought leadership efforts;

  • Develop new policy/analytical insights, which help cement Themis' position as a centre of excellent for all matters financial crime;

  • Ensure that events and projects are delivered on time and to budget;

  • Act as an ambassador for Themis to drive brand awareness and client support in line with our company mission and values;

  • Support the on-going development of Themis through cross-selling into each Themis pillar and realisation of your KPIs.

  • The post-holder may be asked to complete tasks not listed above but which are within the scope of the role.

Experience required:

  • Subject Matter Expertise: at least 5 years industry experience in Financial Crime or Terrorist Financing, preferably with a suitable professional qualification (eg: ICA, ACAMS, CISI);

  • Proven research credentials (applicants should submit examples of recent work);

  • Strong attention to detail and proofing experience;

  • Strong professional & work ethic;

  • University degree.

Interested candidates should send their CV and a short cover note to