Full-time
Risk Manager, Fraud Prevention - Populus Financial Group - Irving, TX

Job detailsJob TypeFull-timeQualificationsUS work authorization (Required)Master's (Preferred)Full Job Description The safety and wellbeing of our customers and employees is our top priority. Most of our Corporate office operates remotely as we continue to closely monitor COVID-19 updates at the national and local levels (some positions may operate on-site). Populus is an amazing company where our employees stay because they love their teams and the growth opportunities. Additionally, we offer a competitive 401K match, a generous paid time off package, and Health Benefits. Our mission is to provide a broad range of quality financial products and services delivered with best-in-class customer service. We work and lead with integrity, and we celebrate employees who exemplify our values. Come join our team! To support the operational risk and fraud management for underwriting and prospecting initiatives within the risk/lending group, the Risk Management team is looking for a manager who has strong analytical knowledge and collaborative teamwork skills to facilitate all fraud projects in conjunction to maintaining relationships with internal/external stakeholders. This position will manage one to two direct reports. The scope of work includes development of online/retail policies and procedures to prevent fraud activities, recovery strategy, identify weakness of current process and future enhancement process, collaboration with internal/external stakeholders while utilizing data to generate business insights, developing reports to monitor performance of fraud analytics, participating in fraud model research and development effort by gathering and analyzing vendor data to provide recommendations for existing model improvements and expansion of new models. Major Responsibilities Process and maintain large datasets to facilitate fraud model development efforts while enhancing current models. Support initiatives to create and calibrate operational and fraud risk program, including development, calibration, documentation, and end-to-end model validations. Manage and maintain relationships with internal/external stakeholders and vendors throughout entire model and policy analysis, development process, and deployment. Perform regular data screening to identify additional opportunities in fraud environment. Perform strong data driven decisions within the context of fraud behavior to improve auto origination decision criteria. Develop and maintain fraud reports and conduct ad-hoc analysis. Support all facets of the Risk Management Team with strong data analytic skills for critical projects around modeling, credit policy, auto origination and fraud prevention. Key Competencies Strong organizational skills Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication Leadership & Navigation Project Management Business Acumen Relationship Management Ethical Practice Cultural Awareness Strong Judgement Direct Report Title Senior Fraud Analyst Internal/External Interactions Vice Presidents, Directors, Managers, Analysts Minimum Qualifications Master’s Degree in Data Science, Information Technology, Engineering, Statistics, Management Information Systems or Computer Science, preferred. 5 years of data analysis experience (proficiency with SQL, Python, or R) - preferred Hands on experience working independently with SAS or other analytical tools- required 3 years of fraud management experience - preferred, 2 years required Solid knowledge around statistics, econometrics, and finance - required Ability to analyze large amount of information/data to recommend a course of action - required Strong understanding of statistics/economics models, knowledge in artificial intelligence and machine learning a plus- required Previous experience in analytics and project management within fraud prevention - required Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the major responsibilities. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, or walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop or bend; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. Position Type/Expected Hours of Work This is a full-time position, days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This position might require long hours and weekend work. Travel
Travel is primarily local during the business day. Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in some work environments can be moderate. Disclaimer
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted, as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. EEO Statement Populus Financial Group provides Equal Employment Opportunity (EEOC) to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Location: Irving, Texas Job Type: Full-time Benefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Health insurance Paid time off Vision insurance Schedule: 8 hour shift Monday to Friday Application Question(s): Do you have hands-on experience working independently with SAS or other analytical tools? Do you have solid knowledge around statistics, econometrics, and finance? Education: Master's (Preferred) Experience: Risk management: 1 year (Preferred) Fraud Management: 2 years (Required) Work Location: One location Hiring InsightsHiring 1 candidate for this roleJob activityPosted today

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