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Senior Fraud Analyst

Job Title: Senior Fraud Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Malta
Salary: €30,000 - €35,000
Reference: 5447
Contact Name: Tijana Tufek
Job Published: July 22, 2019 15:25

Job Description

A licensed financial institution offering payment services across multiple channels is seeking to employ a Senior Fraud Analyst.

Job duties include:

  • Identify and accurately track current fraud trends from merchant’s transaction data.
  • Review fraud alerts being triggered and re-calibrate the rules library as necessary.
  • Develop anti-fraud rules whilst continuously monitoring their efficiency and identify required changes to the rules library.
  • Create and update fraud policies and procedures.
  • Provide training to the fraud monitoring analysts on the actions to be taken on the alerts triggered by the fraud monitoring system.
  • Daily merchant transaction monitoring, communicating with merchants on fraud issues, providing advice on fraud prevention, mitigation and reduction measures.
  • Monitor merchant performance against Card Scheme Requirements and internal thresholds.
  • Ensure that the merchants are aware of potential breaches and that necessary actions are taken.
  • Take immediate action on any notifications and reporting requirements received by the card schemes to ensure compliance with their regulations.
  • Provide stats and reports to management on fraud performance.
  • Analyse fraud performance and industry news to identify potential fraud threats to the organization and taking necessary prevention measures.
  • Work with various teams within the company to develop and initiate long-term solutions for fraud mitigation and compliance.

Skills and Qualifications required:

  • Preferably a degree or diploma in Banking & Finance, Statistics or related discipline.
  • Have a minimum of 2-3 years of experience in a similar position.
  • Comfortable when working with high volumes of transactions.
  • Be naturally inquisitive - able to spot unusual payment requests and account activity anomalies.
  • Team player and willing to collaborate.
  • Organised, diligent and attentive to detail.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, knowledge of SQL will be considered as a benefit.
  • 'Can do' attitude, enthusiastic and ambitious.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.

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