Senior Risk & Fraud Analyst

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    Financial Crime & Fraud

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  • Salary:

    £30,000 - £35,000 + Excellent benefits

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

Our clients are one of the first UK payments institutions who operate in the FinTech space with a focus on electronic payments. As Senior Risk & Fraud analyst you will be responsible for risk and fraud monitoring for small, medium and large companies. In this position you will adhere to onboarding and risk mitigation strategies to drive profitable growth. A thorough understanding of acquiring credit and fraud risk is essential. Previous experience in Card Present would also be beneficial.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Reporting detailed financial analysis of a company, identifying key risks and calculating potential exposure based on nature of the products sold
  • Adjusting risk parameters to reflect merchant’s transaction volume
  • Monitoring merchant settlements, refunds and chargebacks to identify any unusual transaction behaviour
  • Checking customer’s websites against 3rd party software systems to check for flagged violations and taking the appropriate action
  • Training and development of other team members with various tasks within the department
  • Maintaining the risk manual to ensure processes are updated 
  • Assisting the team with portfolio reviews and conducting portfolio reviews with junior members of the team
  • Working on strategic projects within the risk team 
  • Monitoring of alerts within our in-house fraud too
  • Liaising with onboarding team and account managers to mitigate the risk
  • Making recommendations to reduce or control risk

The Person:

  • Analytical mindset
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Self-organised
  • Detail oriented

Qualifications/Key Skills:

  • Experience of working in a fast-paced environment
  • Applying a risk logic in reviewing information relative to customers and their activity
  • Stakeholder communication skill
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects
  • Ability to adapt to change and suggest/implement process improvements


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