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Fraud Risk Management - AVP

Hays Senior Finance
City of London, England, London
GBP75000.0 - GBP85000.0 per annum + Up to £85,000
Closing date
1 Jul 2024

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Banking, finance and investment
Salary band
£70,000 - £80,000, £80,000 - £90,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Your new company
One of the largest banks in the world, with a significant presence in the global market, is currently looking for a Fraud Management Specialist to join their brand-new FCC department as an Associate VP. The bank is known for its comprehensive financial services and a strong international network. They have a diverse business model that includes a variety of financial products and services, catering to both individual and corporate clients.

The successful candidate for the Fraud Specialist role will be welcomed into a vibrant and diverse cultural environment, working alongside highly respected and high-caliber individuals. This position offers the unique opportunity to help build out a new function within the bank, contributing to the development and implementation of cutting-edge fraud prevention strategies.

Your new role

The Fraud Specialist role is a key position within the bank's first line of defence, playing a crucial part in the overall integrity and security of the institution. The responsibilities for this role include:

  • Customer Due Diligence (CDD):
    Conducting thorough background checks and verifying customer information to prevent fraudulent activities.
  • Fraud Prevention:
    Implementing strategies and systems to detect and prevent fraudulent transactions.
  • Sanctions Screening:
    Ensuring compliance with global sanctions by screening customers and transactions against watchlists.
  • Transaction Monitoring:
    Continuously monitoring customer transactions to identify and investigate suspicious activities.
  • Centralized Fraud Prevention:
    Managing a centralised system for fraud prevention across the bank's operations.
  • Risk Management:
    Assessing and mitigating financial risks related to fraud.
  • Management Information (MI) Reports:
    Producing detailed reports that provide insights into fraud trends, risks, and prevention measures.
  • Case Escalation:
    Escalating high-risk or complex fraud cases to the appropriate departments or authorities.
  • Investigations:
    Conducting in-depth investigations into escalated cases to uncover and address the root cause of fraud.

What you'll need to succeed

The ideal candidate for the Fraud Specialist role will possess a robust combination of qualifications, experience, and knowledge in the following areas:

  • Fraud-Related Certification:
    Holding professional certifications related to fraud detection, prevention, and management.
  • Banking Operations Experience:
    Demonstrating a solid background in banking operations, with a clear understanding of the inner workings of retail and wholesale banking environments.
  • Fraud Risk Management Experience:
    Having hands-on experience in fraud risk management, with a proven track record of effectively managing and mitigating fraud risks.
  • Regulatory Knowledge:
    Being well-versed in PSD2, PSR, and other payments regulations, as well as AML/CTF legislative requirements, ensuring compliance in all fraud-related activities.
  • Analytical Skills:
    Exhibiting strong analytical abilities to scrutinise data and identify patterns indicative of fraudulent behaviour.
  • Communication Skills:
    Possessing excellent communication skills to articulate findings, escalate cases, and collaborate with teams across the bank.

What you'll get in return
The chosen Fraud Specialist will join a dynamic, multicultural team of esteemed professionals to pioneer a new department within the bank. They'll have the chance for career growth, enjoy excellent benefits, and work flexibly with a hybrid schedule, fostering both professional development and personal well-being.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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