Careers

Head of Enterprise Fraud Risk (Remote)

Head of Enterprise Fraud Risk (Remote)

Why join us
Brex is reimagining financial systems so every growing company can realize their full potential. As the financial OS, we’re building software and services in one place—disrupting long-entrenched institutions with products and experiences that better serve the ambitions of our customers.

Working at Brex allows you to push your limits, challenge the status quo, and collaborate with some of the brightest minds in the industry. We’re committed to building a diverse team and inclusive culture and believe your potential should only be limited by how big you can dream. We make this a reality by empowering you with the tools, resources, and support you need to grow your career.

Risk at Brex
The Risk team is building a premier Risk Management Brand for Brex. We are the business owners for financial losses and ensuring we maximize growth while remaining within the Risk Appetite. The team owns and maintains company wide risk policies and creates a construct that ensures they are adhered to. The team consists of experience across FinTech, Banking, Accounting, Operations and Lending. 

What you’ll do
As the Head of Enterprise Fraud Risk, you will be responsible for building and leading a team focused on planning the one year roadmap for Brex. This team will focus on Fraud Risk strategy for new ventures and products as well as taking a proactive approach to addressing external fraud threats. Your main responsibility will be to form a strategy around fraud risks the company is not yet prioritizing and ensuring Brex’s Fraud Risk policy is robust. The ability to take an abstract problem and return tangible results will be very important for this role. 

To execute successfully, Brex is looking for a subject matter expert with deep knowledge of account and deposit fraud within banking or other financial organizations. 

Responsibilities

  • Provide actionable advice on how to plan around risking fraud trend that Brex has not yet experienced 
  • Leverages deep subject matter expertise and data drive analyses to offer senior management and executive team on options to mitigate future risks and prevent future fraud losses 
  • Work closely with Compliance  and Internal Audit to develop governance and strategy for ensuring Brex is building a robust Fraud Risk strategy 
  • Comfortable navigating in an ambiguous environment and solving open ended problems
  • Support special projects and research needs of Brex to evaluate Fraud Risk of new products and investments 
  • Stay up to date on relevant fraud trends and industry best practices
  • Manage a growing team of risk strategists that are analytically minded 

Requirements

  • 10+ years of deposits experience with ACH, Cheque and Wires - especially as it relates to fraud risk 
  • 10+ years with KYC and New Account fraud experience specifically within the financial sector 
  • Broad understanding of the financial industry’s competitive landscape and what industry standard is for mitigating fraud 
  • Strong ability to define success metrics for fraud 
  • Familiar with various fraud mitigating strategies for any given problem in the banking industry
  • Knowledge of industry-best solutions for onboarding external data sources 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a quantitative field or equivalent professional experience
  • Experience building fraud policies and monitoring performance throughout the organization 
  • Able to adapt to an ambiguous working environment with a focus on taking an abstract situation and moving it towards actionable work 

Bonus points

  • 7+ years of people management experience 
  • Experience in both corporate and consumer banking experience 
  • Prior start up experience especially with launching financial products



Careers

Head of Enterprise Fraud Risk (Remote)

Head of Enterprise Fraud Risk (Remote)

Why join us
Brex is reimagining financial systems so every growing company can realize their full potential. As the financial OS, we’re building software and services in one place—disrupting long-entrenched institutions with products and experiences that better serve the ambitions of our customers.

Working at Brex allows you to push your limits, challenge the status quo, and collaborate with some of the brightest minds in the industry. We’re committed to building a diverse team and inclusive culture and believe your potential should only be limited by how big you can dream. We make this a reality by empowering you with the tools, resources, and support you need to grow your career.

Risk at Brex
The Risk team is building a premier Risk Management Brand for Brex. We are the business owners for financial losses and ensuring we maximize growth while remaining within the Risk Appetite. The team owns and maintains company wide risk policies and creates a construct that ensures they are adhered to. The team consists of experience across FinTech, Banking, Accounting, Operations and Lending. 

What you’ll do
As the Head of Enterprise Fraud Risk, you will be responsible for building and leading a team focused on planning the one year roadmap for Brex. This team will focus on Fraud Risk strategy for new ventures and products as well as taking a proactive approach to addressing external fraud threats. Your main responsibility will be to form a strategy around fraud risks the company is not yet prioritizing and ensuring Brex’s Fraud Risk policy is robust. The ability to take an abstract problem and return tangible results will be very important for this role. 

To execute successfully, Brex is looking for a subject matter expert with deep knowledge of account and deposit fraud within banking or other financial organizations. 

Responsibilities

  • Provide actionable advice on how to plan around risking fraud trend that Brex has not yet experienced 
  • Leverages deep subject matter expertise and data drive analyses to offer senior management and executive team on options to mitigate future risks and prevent future fraud losses 
  • Work closely with Compliance  and Internal Audit to develop governance and strategy for ensuring Brex is building a robust Fraud Risk strategy 
  • Comfortable navigating in an ambiguous environment and solving open ended problems
  • Support special projects and research needs of Brex to evaluate Fraud Risk of new products and investments 
  • Stay up to date on relevant fraud trends and industry best practices
  • Manage a growing team of risk strategists that are analytically minded 

Requirements

  • 10+ years of deposits experience with ACH, Cheque and Wires - especially as it relates to fraud risk 
  • 10+ years with KYC and New Account fraud experience specifically within the financial sector 
  • Broad understanding of the financial industry’s competitive landscape and what industry standard is for mitigating fraud 
  • Strong ability to define success metrics for fraud 
  • Familiar with various fraud mitigating strategies for any given problem in the banking industry
  • Knowledge of industry-best solutions for onboarding external data sources 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a quantitative field or equivalent professional experience
  • Experience building fraud policies and monitoring performance throughout the organization 
  • Able to adapt to an ambiguous working environment with a focus on taking an abstract situation and moving it towards actionable work 

Bonus points

  • 7+ years of people management experience 
  • Experience in both corporate and consumer banking experience 
  • Prior start up experience especially with launching financial products