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Fraud Specialist

Newcastle Permanent Building Society

Newcastle & Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 03/01/2018

Job Category:

Banking & Financial Services / Compliance

Job description:

Newcastle Permanent Building Society (NPBS) is a modern building society with more than 110 years of experience. As a genuine alternative to the major banks we offer a better way of banking by providing exceptional customer service, offering an award-winning suite of products and services and providing meaningful support to the communities we serve.

The level of fraudulent activity in the banking industry is becoming more prevalent and can be committed through any channel. It is important that fraud is dealt with in a timely manner and the impact to the customer is kept to a minimum.

The Fraud Operations team at Newcastle Permanent acts as the first line of defence by resolving all fraud and AML related matters as well as analysing, identifying and evaluating potential risks to the organisation. Within the Fraud Operations team, the Fraud Specialist is responsible for taking the lead on complex and high value investigations as well as identify and develop efficiencies and implement process improvements to ensure daily operation runs efficiently.

Essential Criteria

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a Banking Fraud/AML role;
  • Knowledge and detailed understanding of AML/CTF legislation, ePayments Code and Visa regulations;
  • Strong analytical skills to be able to identify and monitor fraud trends;
  • Experience in investigating, gathering and reporting on data relating to Fraud activity;
  • Effective time management skills with the ability to manage conflicting priorities and deadlines;
  • Highly developed communications skills – both written and oral;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Fraud Monitoring Strategies and Detection Platforms; and
  • Ability to work within a flexible roster including after hours on call responsibilities.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone that has an analytical mind and enjoys finding solutions to complex problems.

At Newcastle Permanent we offer our employees the opportunity to develop and reach their full potential.

You will have access to ongoing training and career development.This position is based in our Head Office in Newcastle - Australia’s sixth largest city. With easy access to Lake Macquarie, Port Stephens, the Hunter Valley Wine Country and some of the country’s best beaches, a large domestic airport, a regional hospital and less than two hours’ drive from Sydney, Newcastle provides the perfect backdrop to enjoy the ideal work-life balance.