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Fraud Risk Manager in Amherst, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Amherst, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/7/2018
  • Job ID:
    3DL8V

Job Description

Function:
Serves as subject matter expert in gathering evidence, analyzing information, and documenting findings relevant to reports of known or suspected fraudulent activity of a complex nature perpetrated against or through the Bank by a customer or non-customer. Makes critical decisions about fraud regarding customer impact and future steps. Interacts with peers both within and outside the Bank as well as law enforcement as required. Utilizes a wide range of systems to obtain evidence and take steps to mitigate financial losses. Assists in managing change to prevent and mitigate risk. Develops and maintains working relationships with various law enforcement agencies.

Responsibilities:
Build and maintain case files to document assigned investigations by gathering evidence, analyzing information and documenting findings.
Serve as primary fraud contact on all assigned cases, personally handling those of a complex nature.
Troubleshoot fraud situations.
Serve as subject matter expert in gathering evidence, analyzing information, and documenting findings relevant to reports of known or suspected fraudulent activity of a complex nature perpetrated against or through the Bank by a customer or non-customer.
Meet regularly with management to review fraud trends and risks.
Complete special projects in a timely manner, as requested.
Assist in developing and updating department operation policies, procedures, forms and other documents providing guidance and direction to unit. Recommend changes to unit processes to improve daily function.
Understand and adhere to the Company’s risk and regulatory standards, policies and controls in accordance with the Company’s Risk Appetite. Identify risk-related issues needing escalation to management.
Promote an environment that supports diversity and reflects the M&T Bank brand.
Maintain M&T internal control standards, including timely implementation of internal and external audit points together with any issues raised by external regulators as applicable.
Complete other related duties as assigned.

Nature & Scope:


Required Qualifications:
Combined minimum of 7 years’ higher education and/or related work experience, including a minimum of 5 years’ experience in one or more of the following: fraud, Bank Secrecy Act, anti-money laundering, investigations of financial crimes transactions or policy violations, risk management, or compliance; or a BS/BA degree or higher in applied sciences, mathematics, statistics, economics, finance, or criminal justice,
Knowledge and experience working with pertinent operating system and software
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong analytical skills
Strong problem-solving skills
Superior presentation skills
Detail-oriented and organized
Team player who can also resolve problems independently with little supervision
Experience executing in a fast paced, high demand, environment while balancing multiple priorities

Preferred Qualifications:
CFE (Certified Fraud Investigator)
Previous experience writing Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs)
Law enforcement, bank fraud investigation and/or BSA (Bank Secrecy Act)/AML (Anti-Money Laundering) experience

We encourage candidates with relevant military experience to apply.

About M&T

At M&T, we strive to be the best place our employees ever work, the best bank our customers ever do business with and the best investment our shareholders ever make. So when looking to advance your career, look to M&T.  As a top 20 US bank holding company and one of the best performing regional banks in the country, we offer a wide range of performance based career development opportunities for talented professionals. And through our longstanding tradition of careful, conservative and consistent management and a strong commitment to the communities we serve, we continue to grow with a focus on the future.


M&T Bank Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. M&T Bank Corporation does not sponsor individuals for the purpose of obtaining H-1 Visas. M&T Bank Corporation has policies and procedures in place to promote a drug free workplace.