The Fraud-Risk Analyst is responsible for the analysis, detection, and escalation of suspected fraudulent activity. The role of Fraud-Risk Analyst also includes the support of Computershare's Risk Management program by contributing to the identification and mitigation of fraud-risks.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned:
On a daily basis, review the forensic reports developed to identify activity defined from a fraud-risk perspective.
Utilize internal record keeping systems, external research resources, and document storage products to review activity identified on the reports.
When required, take the appropriate actions to secure the funds and assets for those accounts on which suspicious activity is identified. Preventative actions include but are not limited to requesting; check pulls, wire pulls, stop trades.
As needed, communicate directly with shareholders and financial institutions to request additional information.
Maintain meticulous notes and files for accounts reviewed, specifically those for which preventative measures are taken as a result of suspicious activity. Keep report archives organized.
Input and maintain with regular updates suspicious activity on the internal tracking system.
Escalate suspected fraud detected while reviewing forensic reports to the Fraud Investigators and/or the Fraud Officer for investigation.
Maintain data for monthly reports summarizing activity and trends for presentation to the US Leadership team.
Maintain data for quarterly reports summarizing activity and trends for the US Leadership team and Risk & Audit Committee.
Aid Risk Management, Internal Audit, and the Anti-Fraud Group in completing a root cause analysis of fraudulent activities and fraud-risks.
Help design forensic controls and/or reports as required for daily fraud analysis by Risk. As developed, present to Global Risk and Audit team for potential implementation in other regions.
When required, assist with risk assessments including fraud-risk assessments, service provider risk assessments, and new product assessments.
Build and maintain strong business partnerships with other shared services including but not limited to: Internal Audit, IT-Audit, Anti-Fraud, Legal, Compliance, Human Resources, Data-Privacy, and Information Security.
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 and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or two to four years Computershare Business Systems Knowledge or Fraud Research Experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Ability to learn new systems.
Microsoft Office with a heavy reliance on Microsoft Excel