Business Analyst - Fraud

  • Location
    Mount Laurel, New Jersey
  • Job type
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Bank Operations

Adecco is assisting a local premier financial services/ bank institution in their search for:

Business Analyst - Fraud
Mount Laurel NJ
W2 Contract


Business Analyst for the US Fraud Analytics Team is primarily responsible to develop and monitor fraud rules while balancing the impact to operational teams and the customer experience.

This role involves data preparation and reporting, applying analytical and technical skills, leveraging sophisticated tools/detection systems as well as defining/deploying business requirements for products/processes.

Critical to this role's success is for the candidate to perform detailed and timely analysis of fraud, and to partner with teammates/partners to mitigate fraud losses/detect fraud.


Utilizes diagnostics to identify system, strategy and operational issues.
Explains variances and recommends remedial actions.
Converts analytical insights into recommendations for specific Fraud Operations initiatives, developing the business case and performing post-implementation tracking to ensure that targets are attained.
Mines and conducts analysis on customer, account and transactional data to create segmentation and develop fraud rules/strategies while balancing the impact to operational teams and the customer experience.
Identifies and escalates gaps in process or technology hindering efficiency and/or effectiveness of product strategies
Accountable for loss targets and the customer experience generated by fraud strategies.
Monitors and adjusts existing detection strategies to ensure continued effectiveness.
Creates management reporting for fraud metrics, strategy performance and trends analysis.
Prepares data and reporting and informs business requirements on products/processes.
Maintains on-going processes and data updates.
Acts as a subject matter expert and represents the team at system/project meetings as well as industry forums.
Maintains productive relationships with all internal stakeholders including Fraud Operations, Risk Management, Product, Retail, Finance, as well as, external vendors.
Becomes an SME on operational aspects of Fraud from point of compromise, exploitation, customer contact, claims processing, etc.


Bachelor's degree in a numerate discipline (e.g. Math, Statistics, Business)
7+ yrs exp. as a Business Analyst in FRAUD strategies/analytics environment
Proficient with SQL *able to write queries* (Data Extraction/Mining tool) (Run rules, and figure out how many accounts are fraud, based on a set of rules)
Basic programming knowledge (ability to write SQL/SAS queries)
Advanced Excel (V look ups, pivot tables)
Strong communication skills with a proven ability to develop effective relationships with external & internal business partners - strong team collaboration skills
Strong interpersonal skills; comfortable interacting with team members of all levels
Demonstrated analytical, financial modeling and problem-solving skills.
Conceptual thinker; ability to wade through data and arrive at conclusions
Strong presentation skills.
Ability to communicate strategy analysis to both technical and non-technical team members, either verbally or via documentation
Ability to take initiative and work independently under tight timelines
A high level of integrity, earning the respect and trust of her/his peer group and employees.
Ability to effectively manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously


Proficient with Knowledge Seeker (data extraction/mining tool)
Proficient with data analytics tools like SAS, R, Python, SPSS Modeler
Advanced ACL, SAS, VBA, R, Python, Unix Shell scripting, MS PowerBI, SQL (or similar...)

**Must be eligible to work for any employer in the U.S. without sponsorship / no corp to corp or 3rd party contracting arrangement / Adecco W2 only and not require relocation assistance.

***Successful completion of a full background check, drug screen, employment verification, educational verification and reference checks required upon offer.

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