Director of Fraud & Data Analytics

Posted on Sep 19

Location: Washington, DC
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4126941

The Director of Fraud and Data Analytics is responsible for the development and management of the Fraud/Data Analytics Division. They work closely with clients in analysis, risk management and litigation consulting in the area of Fraud, Data Analytics and Risk Management. They will also work with the Business Development department to develop new business and nurture existing client relationships while also working with Project Managers, Fraud and Data Analysts and Specialists to adhere to project deadlines and ensure timely deliverables.
Specific Job Responsibilities of the Director of Fraud & Data Analytics:

  • Develop and manage new Fraud and Data Analytics Division
  • Query and mine large data sets to discover transaction patterns, examine financial data and filter for targeted information using traditional as well as predictive/advanced analytic methodologies to proactively identify fraud trends.
  • Design experiments, test hypotheses and build analytic models.
  • Conducts advanced data analysis and highly complex designs algorithm.
  • Works with the Business Development department to professionally market the company’s Fraud and Data Analytics services to acquire new and expand existing clients.
  • Oversee departmental production to ensure efficiency and optimize productivity.· Manage projects, perform Quality Assurance and ensure adherence to deadlines and deliverables.
  • Manage and verifies staff time for invoicing, project statistics and reporting.
  • Provide resource planning, training and coaching of the Project Managers, Fraud and Data Analysts and Specialists.
  • Provide reporting to company ownership and management group.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

Job Requirements of the Director of Fraud & Data Analytics:

  • Bachelor degree in Business, Management Information Systems (MIS), Statistics, Mathematics, Operations Research or related field. Graduate degree preferred.
  • 5-10 years of consulting experience in the Fraud and Data Analytics industry.
  • 5-10 years of management experience with demonstrated and comprehensive Sales and/or Business Development experience.
  • Strong Analytical background in Statistics and Mathematical optimization, forecasting and simulation and fraud detection.
  • Testifying experience a plus.
  • Ability to analyze fraud trends and recommend effective mitigation strategies.
  • The ability to train and mentor a team.
  • Ability to interact with business leadership and make dynamic presentations to large groups from within and outside the company.
  • Demonstrated initiative and leadership skills, ability to lead by example.
  • Must possess a solid, broad knowledge of Information Technology infrastructure including networks and other sources of data.
  • Working knowledge and clear understanding of MS Office, Windows and delimited load files requirements and analysis
  • Strong working knowledge of relational database techniques, data mapping and a thorough understanding of processes for Fraud and Risk management research.
  • Must be able to work under the pressure of strict deadlines on multiple projects in a fast paced, high volume production environment.
  • Strong communication and reporting skills.
  • Ability and flexibility to travel.
  • Ability to work overtime as need based on client deadlines
  • Ability to pass pre-employment testing to include: drug and criminal
  • Authorization to work in the United States

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • Fraud Consulting: 5 years
  • Sales: 5 years

Required license or certification:

  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
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