Primary Location: United States,Delaware,Wilmington
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Job Function: Risk Management
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Travel Time: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Job ID: 19030801
Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.
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This role supports fraud risk management within the Global Independent Fraud Risk team.
The role serves as an Independent Fraud Risk SVP / leader, with responsibilities to provide Fraud Oversight for the North America Businesses e.g. Global Consumer Bank and the Institutional Client Group.
Oversee implementation of fraud strategy, policy and projects.
Lead fraud thematic and product oversight reviews in the region.
Provide subject matter expert advice on emerging Digital & Authentication solutions in the fraud domain space.
Work with businesses in driving Proof of Concept & Production deployment strategy, which fully leverages the Citi Innovation labs and external vendors.
Oversee compliance to all policies and procedures established at the group level including connected Financial Crimes disciplines.
Lead discussion with Product Development, Information Security, Channel owners and Industry Peers.
Guide and assist in the implementation of sound and effective fraud processes and monitoring across North America Portfolios (Global Consumer Bank and Institutional Client Group).
Provide counsel on fraud cases and fraud management related policies, ensuring an independent review of policy compliance.
Work with the compliance, operations and credit teams to strengthen the front-end verification and other processes (e.g. identity validation, funds transfer, Pin process, verification strategies).
Facilitate and disseminate best practices across all LoBs.
Assist fraud managers (1st line) and their teams to manage staff including training and career development plans and to ensure high morale among prevention, detection and recovery staff.
Champion fraud awareness and best practice sharing with various business stakeholders and aid in the development of fraud risk management training modules.
Raise the level of fraud awareness among country fraud officers and other related staff.
Represent the fraud function with Regional & Business Executives to ensure appropriate levels of investment are made in controls, in relation to business product direction and emerging threats.
Ensure fraud losses are operating within the defined Risk Appetite parameters.
Track fraud losses versus plan and counsel /review of individual countries / portfolios.
To be an expert in the Cards, Banking and Payments (including non-core) industry in terms of fraud prevention/management practice/programs.
To interface with Industry Associations (FISC, VISA, MasterCard) to drive law enforcement in favor of the business.
To work with Citi Security & Investigative Services (CSIS) in collating and analyzing fraud trends and syndicated criminals activities.
Comply with the financial and accounting policies setup by the Risk group office.
University degree; Graduate or postgraduate in Business Administration, Economics, Statistics, Econometrics, Engineering or any other computationally intensive disciplines.
Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.
A seasoned fraud risk professional with 12+ years of Fraud Risk Management in Banking, Payments or Fintech arena.
Extensive experience with payment products in Consumer or Institutional Banking.
Understanding of Authentication, Technology & Emerging Digital capabilities.
Understanding of analytical and statistical models supporting the digital / authentication capabilities.
Thought leadership and clarity in presenting ideas to senior management.
Understanding and management of various drivers and metrics and the impact on Citi's P&L.
Ability to work effectively with individuals with diverse backgrounds and positions
Ability to work independently and mentor team members.
Ability to communicate complex technology ideas effectively and persuasively
Ability to influence and stablish relationships with key stakeholders from remote locations
Understanding of banking & payments business , systems and processes
Deep understanding of payments, fraud risk management and fraud life cycle management
Thorough understanding of global Fraud practices and emerging industry risks and trends
Core Fraud Risk skills and understanding
Strong business drive and ability to mobilize organizational commitment and support for regional programs
Regulatory Risk and Compliance
Leadership skills and ability to deliver results, working with cross-functional and virtual teams
Good business understanding and working knowledge of Fraud Risk, Authentication, Payments, Analytics, Operations, Information Security and Technology.