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Senior Risk Analyst

WePay, Redwood City, CA

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Are you passionate about investigating financial crime? Are you excited about using data to identify suspicious patterns or trends? Then the Risk Analyst position with WePay may be the right role for you.

Each one of our Analysts directly impacts our bottom line and our customers. Risk Analysts are responsible for building a trusted environment for our customers by investigating suspicious payment activities that are identified by our proprietary risk technology. These investigations help to reduce fraud losses to the Company and identify and limit money laundering and violations of economic sanctions. WePay’s technology leverages non-traditional data sources such as social media, platform data, as well as traditional personal and business data to detect suspicious activity and mitigate losses.

Each one of our Analysts directly impacts our bottom line and our customers. Risk Analysts are responsible for building a trusted environment for our customers by investigating suspicious payment activities that are identified by our proprietary risk technology. These investigations help to reduce fraud losses to the Company and identify and limit money laundering and violations of economic sanctions. WePay’s technology leverages non-traditional data sources such as social media, platform data, as well as traditional personal and business data to detect suspicious activity and mitigate losses.

In this position, you will constantly be faced with challenging and interesting investigations. That means, no two days are the same. The individual who joins this team will have a chance to work in the areas of risk product, policy, detection, and analytics, as well as anti-money laundering and sanctions compliance.  You will have an opportunity to expand your skills and be able to determine your future career path.

Requirements:

  • Previous experience in transactional compliance or fraud reviews is a plus (preferably in the payments industry)
  • Strong critical thinking and deduction skills
  • Experience gathering and sifting through information with a sharp eye for detail
  • Ability to solve puzzles and recommend solutions from limited information
  • Experience in spotting trends and building processes to counteract them
  • Knowledge of SQL queries or Microsoft pivot tables is a plus
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, changing environment

Responsibilities:

  • Investigate suspicious accounts, users, and payments
  • Assist in building and fine-tuning our automated risk rules engine
  • Merchant underwriting and merchant risk mitigation
  • Perform research and investigation with respect to issues related to money laundering and sanctions administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)
  • Assist in making updates to desktop procedures
  • Draft and file suspicious activity reports with the US government

 

About WePay

About us WePay helps online platforms increase revenue through integrated payments processing under their own name. The company has uniquely enabled more than 1,000 platforms including Constant Contact, GoFundMe, and Meetup to incorporate payments without compromising on their user experience or taking on risk and regulatory exposure. In a mobile world, WePay’s integrations with Apple Pay and Android Pay for the Web help ensure high transaction conversions, while the company’s mobile point of sale (mPOS) solution allows platforms to seamlessly handle in-person payments in addition to online payments. WePay also offers a wide range of add-ons to support platforms’ specific needs. WePay has earned Inc. 500 recognition as one of the fastest growing private US companies. It has also earned recognition on multiple Best Places to Work lists.

Want to learn more about WePay? Visit WePay's website.