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Fraud Investigator

at Premier Valley Bank

Posted: 11/13/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 20-0891-3
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Premier Valley Bank and it's Divisions, Founders Community Bank and Yosemite Bank, are growing dynamic organizations with many locations offering uniquely different banking and financial solutions for businesses and personal clients. As a performance driven company, we strive to create a culture of excellence with high standards, and high values while providing outstanding growth and involvement opportunities for employees. Join a team that makes "Great Things Happen!"

The Fraud Investigator independently reviews and investigates the circumstances of a fraud case and files Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs), as appropriate. The Fraud Investigator will review daily reports to identify fraudulent activity and take mitigating action to reduce fraud losses. This role is ultimately responsible for identifying fraud and investigating cases escalated within the fraud monitoring software, reports and submitted fraud claims.

PRIMARY & ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.    Investigate fraud claims submitted by staff and escalated alerts by Fraud Analysts.
2.    Review circumstances of fraud claims for applicable laws and regulations.
3.    Drafts and file fraud SARs once a quality control review has been completed. 
4.    Efficiently conducts and tracks investigations to ensure reporting timeframes are accomplished.  
5.    Review daily and periodic fraud reports, reporting fraud trends to the Fraud Program Manager.
6.    Interact with Member Banks and customers to verify suspected fraudulent activity.
7.    Act as a backup to the Fraud Analysts, BSA/AML Analysts, and BSA/AML Investigators. 
8.    Provide member banks and departments guidance on fraud related issues.
9.    Assist in the recovery efforts of funds
10.    Serves as the 314b contact for designated member bank(s). 
11.    Maintain a high level of confidentiality when compiling investigative information and escalating issues.
12.    Complete annual e-learning plan, attend external fraud training, and maintain knowledge of current and emerging fraud trends within the financial industry. 
13.    Maintains compliance with applicable rules and regulations related to money laundering and other company policies and procedures.


REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

1.    Bachelor’s Degree in related field - Business, Accounting, or Criminal Justice
2.    3-5 years of banking experience
3.    3-5 years of experience in BSA/AML, fraud investigations or related activity
4.    Experience with SARs and fraud investigations, preferred
5.    Knowledge of Bank Secrecy Act compliance, bank regulations, UCC laws
6.    Knowledge of various fraud and money laundering typologies 
7.    Experience with AML/Fraud systems, preferred
8.    Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality
9.    Ability to work remotely with supervision high level of independence. 
10.    Strong organizational, analytical, and critical thinking skills
11.    Ability to meet deadlines and prioritize deliverables
12.    Strong customer service skills
13.    Proficiency using Microsoft Office

OCCUPATIONAL CERTIFICATION:
Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) or Certified AML & Fraud Professional (CAFP), preferred

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Time Type:

Full time

Relationship banking. It's the driving force behind everything we do. Our relationships are based on a mutual trust between banker and client, built over time. As a Premier Valley Bank customer, you'll never be treated as an account-we don't serve numbers, we serve people. And the personal service that you'll receive at Premier Valley Bank is a reflection of that philosophy.
 

You'll find that banking with Premier Valley Bank offers unique benefits, like business bankers who know your name and your business; loan approvals with local decisions that don't have to come from a centralized, out-of-town office; daily courier service, picking up deposits from your workplace. But the biggest advantage may be that we have a vested interest in your business and your community, in helping them both to thrive and grow. We are committed to your success.

Premier Valley Bank is a subsidiary of Heartland Financial USA, Inc., a multi-billion financial services company dedicated to the principles of community banking: Community involvement, an active board of directors, local presidents and local decision making.

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Member FDIC · Equal Housing Lender

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20-0891

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