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Fraud & Risk Data Analytics Lead



Accounting & Finance, Data Science
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India · Remote
Posted on Friday, August 18, 2023

Department: Insights & Analytics

Internal Job Title: Analyst, Data - 4

Who are Tide:

At Tide, we’re on a mission to save businesses time and money. We’re the leading provider of UK SME business accounts and one of the fastest-growing FinTechs in the UK. Using the latest tech, we design solutions with SMEs in mind and our member-driven financial platform is transforming the business banking market. Not only do we offer our members business accounts and related banking services, but also a comprehensive set of highly connected admin tools for businesses.

Tide is about doing what you love. We’re looking for someone to join us on our exciting scale up journey and be a part of something special. We are wanting passionate Tideans to drive innovation and help build a best-in-class platform to support our members. You will be comfortable in ambiguous situations and will be able to navigate the evolving FinTech environment. Imagine shaping how millions of Tide members discover and engage with business banking platforms and building this on a global scale.

What we’re looking for:

As a Lead Data Analyst you’ll be working in the Fraud Analytics and Insights team at Tide. You will need to be organised and be able to remain calm under pressure to carry out this role efficiently. Also, you will analyse transactions, gather evidence, and work closely with internal teams and external partners to detect and prevent fraudulent activities, protect customer assets, and ensure regulatory compliance. You will use your communications skills to communicate with Tide stakeholders and resolve their queries in a timely manner with data driven solutions. You will use your interpersonal skills with many of Tide’s internal and external stakeholders and take initiative in a very busy, and always changing work environment.

As a Lead Data Analyst you’ll be:

  • Collecting, analysing, and interpreting large volumes of financial data to identify patterns, trends and suspicious activities related to financial crime.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand their business requirements and implement data-driven solutions.
  • Develop statistical models and algorithms to detect and prevent fraudulent activities and money laundering.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant banking regulations, laws, and industry standards related to fraud prevention, reporting, and customer protection. Stay updated on regulatory changes and communicate any necessary updates to the appropriate teams.
  • Demonstrate initiative by proactively designing a business case and dedicating long-term effort towards its execution.
  • Conduct deep-dive investigations into suspicious activities and report findings to relevant stakeholders.
  • Design and develop KPIs, KRIs, and metrics for fraud prevention and detection.
  • Monitor and analyse data from multiple sources to identify potential risks and vulnerabilities.

What makes you a great fit:

  • You are having 5+ years of experience as a Data analyst, ideally within the financial crime domain (detection and prevention) of the fintech industry.
  • You are able to show a keen interest in Transaction Monitoring, Financial Crime or Fraud. Understanding of financial crime prevention frameworks, regulations and best practices such as payments fraud is a plus.
  • You have proficiency in using data analysis tools like SQL/ Python and data visualisation tools like tableau,looker etc.
  • You have experience working with and understanding DS models
  • You have strong analytical and problem solving skills, with the ability to translate complex requirements into clear and concise specifications.
  • You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with internal teams and external stakeholders

What you’ll get in return:

Make work, work for you! We are embracing new ways of working and support flexible working arrangements. With our Working Out of Office (WOO) policy our colleagues can work remotely from home or anywhere in their home country. Additionally, you can work from a different country for 90 days of the year. Plus, you’ll get:

  • Competitive salary
  • Self & Family Health Insurance
  • Term & Life Insurance
  • OPD Benefits
  • Mental wellbeing through Plumm
  • Learning & Development Budget
  • WFH Setup allowance
  • 15 days of Privilege leaves
  • 12 days of Casual leaves
  • 12 days of Sick leaves
  • 3 paid days off for volunteering or L&D activities
  • Share Options

Tidean Ways of Working

At Tide, we’re Member First and Data Driven, but above all, we’re One Team. Our Working Out of Office (WOO) policy allows you to work from anywhere in the world for one month of the year. We are remote first, but when you do want to meet new people, collaborate with your team or simply hang out with your colleagues, our offices are always available and equipped to the highest standard. We offer flexible working hours and trust our employees to do their work well, at times that suit them and their team.

Tide is a place for everyone

At Tide, we believe that we can only succeed if we let our differences enrich our culture. Our Tideans come from a variety of backgrounds and experience levels. We consider everyone irrespective of their ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status, national origin, veteran, neurodiversity status or disability status. We believe it’s what makes us awesome at solving problems! We are One Team and foster a transparent and inclusive environment, where everyone’s voice is heard.

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