Head of Fraud Strategy (FinTech, Financial


Company Brimstone Consulting
Reference 494929172
Sector Other
Town/City London
Locations UK, London
Job Type Freelance/Supply
Date Posted 11th Aug

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Job Description


Title: Head of Fraud Strategy (FinTech, Financial Services)

Salary: Some flexibility; based on the candidates experience

Contact: Craig Johnson - Brimstone Consulting

Purpose:

Our client a growing FinTech company are seeking to widen their fraud detection and analysis with the employment of a proven expert in Fraud Strategy. Reporting directly into The Board, the Head of Fraud Strategy will need to be a driven with the ability and ambition to develop and improve our clients fraud detection methods, strategy and analysis.

Main duties and responsibilities: Reports directly to the Board

  • You will provide expert guidance and oversee the fraud analysis and the use of fraud detection systems implemented.
  • You will assess the effectiveness of the fraud prevention and control framework.
  • You will analyse data to understand the fraud and payments system, recommend anti-fraud processes, enhancements, improvements and optimise fraud detection and analysis
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams e.g. Compliance, Ops, Marketing and Analytics to enhance tools used, system functionalities and fraud detection.
  • Monitor, research, escalate and respond to fraud trends and attacks and be aware of market developments in fraud prevention and detection (methodologies & technologies.).
  • Undertake regular fraud loss trend analysis.
  • Ensure appropriate management information and Key Risk Indicators are in place and utilised.
  • Implement, develop and nurture automated fraud detection processes.
  • Create a fraud awareness and prevention training package and promote its use in order to build awareness of fraud risks for staff.
  • Review and offer advice on policies and procedures to ensure they relate to latest legislation and strategy.
  • Undertake other duties/responsibilities that may reasonably be requested and allocated.

Experience:

  • You will have extensive Fraud Management experience in FinTech e.g. e-commerce, payments, financial services, consumer finance.
  • Experience developing, implementing strategic planning for improvements in fraud detection and management.
  • Knowledge of various types of fraud and their typical attributes.
  • Experienced in dealing with accounts being taken over, ID theft and applications fraud.
  • Knowledge of 'Card Not Present' and 'Card Chargeback' environment.
  • Understanding of issues relating to card and non-card fraud.
  • Experienced in various KYC and fraud detection and management tools.

Personal Skills:

  • A self-motivated team player who can communicate at Board level, define, structure and prioritise work for one's self as well as others, also has the flexibility and capability to change priorities when needed.
  • Attention to detail, critical thinking skills with excellent judgment capability.
  • Multi-tasking and prioritisation skills needs to excel in fast paced environment with frequently changing priorities.
  • Self-starter who naturally assumes ownership of initiatives.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills persuasive with the ability to think quickly and present ideas and results in a logical and compelling way to technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Excellent data analysis skills (including strong Excel)

??? About Brimstone Consulting: We specialise in finding highly qualified staff in the following areas: legal and LegalTech (E-Discovery, Digital Forensics, EDRM); FinTech (Payments, eCommerce, Consumer Finance etc.); Fraud - (AML/CTF, Investigation, CFE's etc.); Risk - (Credit, Regulatory, Liquidity, Market, Analysts-SAS, SPSS etc.); Compliance/Corporate Governance ; IT - (full SDLC- BA's PM's , Architects, Developers etc.); Big Data and Data Analytics - (MI/BI/CI); InfoSec and Cyber Crime; Audit; Accountancy and Finance

??? Brimstone Consulting acts as an employment agency (permanent) and as an employment business (temporary) - a free and confidential service to candidates. Brimstone Consulting is an equal opportunities employer. Due to time constraints we can only reply to applicants that match our clients' specifications.

Our Data Protection number: ZA053843

 

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