Fraud Prevention Officer – New York, NY – 752

Who We Are

Bankers Recruiting Bankers – The Symicor Group is a boutique bank-only talent acquisition firm based in Chicago.  Our nationally unique value proposition centers around providing the very best available banking talent to our valued clients…from a banker’s perspective.  In fact, most of our recruiters are former bankers themselves! We know banking and how to evaluate the very best banking talent available in the market.  Whether you are a bank candidate seeking a new opportunity or a bank president trying to fill an essential position, The Symicor Group stands ready to deliver premium results for you.

The Position

Our client is seeking to fill a Fraud Prevention Officer role in the New York, NY market. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing, implementing and administering all aspects of the Bank’s Fraud Prevention Programs. This position acts as a liaison between Bank personnel and law enforcement authorities when responding to fraudulent or other criminal activity.

The position includes a generous salary and excellent benefits package.

Fraud Prevention responsibilities include:

  • Advising Senior Management and bank personnel of emerging security and fraud issues.
  • Playing a lead role in developing and directing overall fraud strategy.
  • Providing expert input to fraud related incidents.
  • Preparing high quality written briefs for senior and executive audiences.
  • Leading and delivering key initiatives or programs specific to Fraud.
  • Responding immediately to close control gaps exploited by fraudsters through new modus operandi, by deploying tactical solutions
  • Setting direction for fraud awareness programs to ensure a strong fraud prevention culture across all our staff and departments
  • Maintaining a working relationship with law enforcement authorities, including local, state and federal agencies.
  • Participating and attending approved information sharing meetings, fraud training and peer group seminars.
  • Conducting investigations of suspected fraudulent, illegal, or improper activities that could cause losses or claims, including analyzing transaction information, conducting interviews and consulting with peer institutions or law enforcement when required.
  • Designing and implementing security and fraud education in policies and procedures via training and awareness activities and functions.
  • Conducting on-site visits to each banking center location to provide training and inspection (i.e., fraud prevention, bank robbery awareness, security/safety inspection and self-assessments).

Who Are You?

You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for an opportunity where you can pursue your interests and your passion. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but merely the starting point for your future.

You also bring the following skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience, preferably in a financial institution.
  • Five or more years of experience in a fraud prevention role within the financial sector preferred.
  • Industry standard certifications preferred, but not mandatory, such as Certified Financial Services Security Professional (CFSSP), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and/or Certified Protection Professional (CPP).
  • Experience influencing at senior organizational levels – Typically to level below C-level.
  • Successful track record of setting and delivering fraud prevention strategies.
  • Experience working with a broad range of business Divisions across a diverse banking organization desired.
  • Experience with identity theft mitigation and deterrence as part of fraud prevention role.

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