Shara: Fraud Prevention
Job Opening: Fraud Prevention
📍 Nairobi, Lagos, Washington DC, Cape Town
Keys to This Role
- This role focuses on three areas of Risk/Compliance: Fraud Risk and Risk Management, Compliance and Internal Controls, and Transaction Monitoring
- You will be building out the fraud and risk management team at Shara
Qualification, Skills, and Experience
- Experience in developing strategies and execution for fraud prevention, detection, and investigation for SME credit products and different methods of payment transactions aimed at reducing fraud losses in emerging markets.
- Experience in conducting Fraud Modeling exercises and design new use cases of potential frauds.
- Past experience in building the capabilities to scale for analysis of high-risk transactions within a business portfolio.
- Identify system enhancements to prevent fraudulent activities, and work with stakeholders for implementation.
- Able to define & fine-tune fraud detection systems used in processing credit facilities and payments.
- Analyze fraud trends and institute appropriate proactive actions to control fraud losses taking into consideration risk versus customer service.
- AML/CFT Champion for the Credit and Payments Teams responsible for customer onboarding and ongoing review of high-risk customers.
- Working with various stakeholders to ensure full compliance of all regulatory requirements, such as AML/CFT, Policies etc.
- Assist various stakeholders to escalate matters to Business Compliance and Operational Risk Management for guidance.
- Bachelor’s degree in business, computer science, management information systems or other related fields.
- Preferably 6 years of relevant risk or business analytics experience.
- Strong understanding of the payment technology industry.
- Demonstrated aptitude to think creatively to identify new ways to approach common risk and data security problems.
- Strong risk management principles, methodologies, and tools, governance principles preferably in a financial services technology environment.
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