Published on

Jun 10, 2024

Published on

Jun 10, 2024

Published on

Jun 10, 2024

Published on

Jun 10, 2024

Sr. Fraud Investigator

Sr. Fraud Investigator

Sr. Fraud Investigator

Sr. Fraud Investigator

Full-time

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Georgia, United States

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On-site

Full-time

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Georgia, United States

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On-site

Full-time

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Georgia, United States

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On-site

Full-time

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Georgia, United States

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On-site

About the job

Job Summary:

Conducts investigations of potential/suspected financial crimes and/or fraud. Utilizes systems and a variety of investigative techniques and tools to collect, collate, and analyze financial and background information and makes informed decisions concerning customer account status/retention. Recognizes and evaluates high risk accounts, potential watch list matches and dispositions, and other suspicious and/or questionable account activity. Analyzes data and determines when cases are to be submitted to law enforcement and/or prosecutors for potential legal action. Takes appropriate action to stop or prevent data or monetary losses by assessing internal controls and procedures associated with financial crimes and fraud cases.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Conducts investigations of suspected financial crimes and/or fraud. Performs enhanced due diligence on customers designated by regulators as high risk, such as international and large cash customers.Utilizes knowledge of bank systems, processes and contacts as resources for conducting investigations. Develops a plan of action and gathers, analyzes and compiles evidence for multiple case assignments. Prepares case documentation and writes a complete final summary report of investigation.Inputs all investigation activities and detailed field notes into the case management database within five business days in order to provide a complete summary of the overall investigation. Calculates total attempted fraud amounts as well as total loss amounts on all confirmed fraud cases.Interviews customers, employees, and suspects. Traces financial transactions and reviews the background and financial profile of suspected individuals. Works with senior level team members and management to determine when a case should be closed, recovered or charged off when all investigative leads and the potential for recovery have been exhausted. Closes cases in the case management database.Communicates with branch staff to obtain additional customer information and/or information needed for supporting documentation, reports and risk mitigation. Assists branch personnel, when necessary, to conduct customer interviews to address certain specific alerted transactional issues,Escalates cases to applicable Synovus department or team based on details of case. Compiles confidential case documents for referral to Corporate Security when law enforcement involvement may be required. Prepares all case-related Suspicious Activity Reports (SARSs) that are forwarded to Synovus Compliance within 30 days. Hands off investigations to Synovus Audit and/or Compliance when team members are involved.Assists with the assessment of internal controls and procedures and with the identification of control breakdowns and makes recommendations to prevent future losses. Assists with determining new procedures to prevent, detect and investigate fraud.Maintains updated information on various systems as well as required files and documentation. Ensures records are complete and available for review and audit as needed. Complies with regulatory requirements, security and applicable policies and identifies control and procedural issues. Manages the security of highly sensitive information related to fraud investigations. Participates in special projects as required.Each team member is expected to be aware of risk within their functional area. This includes observing all policies, procedures, laws, regulations and risk limits specific to their role. Additionally, they should raise and report known or suspected violations to the appropriate Company authority in a timely fashion.Performs other related duties as required.

The information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Synovus is an Equal Opportunity Employer supporting diversity in the workplace.

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent.

Minimum Experience: Three years of fraud/financial crimes experience including transaction monitoring, investigative research, and analysis of potentially suspicious activity.

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws related to financial crimes including the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), Regulation E, Regulation CC, and the Law Enforcement Criminal Code.Knowledge and understanding of all fraud categories/types.Knowledge of bank operations, policies, and procedures required to facilitate investigations.Knowledge of the general fraud risk associated with financial institutions.Proficiency using Microsoft Office software products.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

Bachelor's degree Experience working at a large bank or financial services firm

About the job

Job Summary:

Conducts investigations of potential/suspected financial crimes and/or fraud. Utilizes systems and a variety of investigative techniques and tools to collect, collate, and analyze financial and background information and makes informed decisions concerning customer account status/retention. Recognizes and evaluates high risk accounts, potential watch list matches and dispositions, and other suspicious and/or questionable account activity. Analyzes data and determines when cases are to be submitted to law enforcement and/or prosecutors for potential legal action. Takes appropriate action to stop or prevent data or monetary losses by assessing internal controls and procedures associated with financial crimes and fraud cases.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Conducts investigations of suspected financial crimes and/or fraud. Performs enhanced due diligence on customers designated by regulators as high risk, such as international and large cash customers.Utilizes knowledge of bank systems, processes and contacts as resources for conducting investigations. Develops a plan of action and gathers, analyzes and compiles evidence for multiple case assignments. Prepares case documentation and writes a complete final summary report of investigation.Inputs all investigation activities and detailed field notes into the case management database within five business days in order to provide a complete summary of the overall investigation. Calculates total attempted fraud amounts as well as total loss amounts on all confirmed fraud cases.Interviews customers, employees, and suspects. Traces financial transactions and reviews the background and financial profile of suspected individuals. Works with senior level team members and management to determine when a case should be closed, recovered or charged off when all investigative leads and the potential for recovery have been exhausted. Closes cases in the case management database.Communicates with branch staff to obtain additional customer information and/or information needed for supporting documentation, reports and risk mitigation. Assists branch personnel, when necessary, to conduct customer interviews to address certain specific alerted transactional issues,Escalates cases to applicable Synovus department or team based on details of case. Compiles confidential case documents for referral to Corporate Security when law enforcement involvement may be required. Prepares all case-related Suspicious Activity Reports (SARSs) that are forwarded to Synovus Compliance within 30 days. Hands off investigations to Synovus Audit and/or Compliance when team members are involved.Assists with the assessment of internal controls and procedures and with the identification of control breakdowns and makes recommendations to prevent future losses. Assists with determining new procedures to prevent, detect and investigate fraud.Maintains updated information on various systems as well as required files and documentation. Ensures records are complete and available for review and audit as needed. Complies with regulatory requirements, security and applicable policies and identifies control and procedural issues. Manages the security of highly sensitive information related to fraud investigations. Participates in special projects as required.Each team member is expected to be aware of risk within their functional area. This includes observing all policies, procedures, laws, regulations and risk limits specific to their role. Additionally, they should raise and report known or suspected violations to the appropriate Company authority in a timely fashion.Performs other related duties as required.

The information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Synovus is an Equal Opportunity Employer supporting diversity in the workplace.

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent.

Minimum Experience: Three years of fraud/financial crimes experience including transaction monitoring, investigative research, and analysis of potentially suspicious activity.

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws related to financial crimes including the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), Regulation E, Regulation CC, and the Law Enforcement Criminal Code.Knowledge and understanding of all fraud categories/types.Knowledge of bank operations, policies, and procedures required to facilitate investigations.Knowledge of the general fraud risk associated with financial institutions.Proficiency using Microsoft Office software products.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

Bachelor's degree Experience working at a large bank or financial services firm

About the job

Job Summary:

Conducts investigations of potential/suspected financial crimes and/or fraud. Utilizes systems and a variety of investigative techniques and tools to collect, collate, and analyze financial and background information and makes informed decisions concerning customer account status/retention. Recognizes and evaluates high risk accounts, potential watch list matches and dispositions, and other suspicious and/or questionable account activity. Analyzes data and determines when cases are to be submitted to law enforcement and/or prosecutors for potential legal action. Takes appropriate action to stop or prevent data or monetary losses by assessing internal controls and procedures associated with financial crimes and fraud cases.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Conducts investigations of suspected financial crimes and/or fraud. Performs enhanced due diligence on customers designated by regulators as high risk, such as international and large cash customers.Utilizes knowledge of bank systems, processes and contacts as resources for conducting investigations. Develops a plan of action and gathers, analyzes and compiles evidence for multiple case assignments. Prepares case documentation and writes a complete final summary report of investigation.Inputs all investigation activities and detailed field notes into the case management database within five business days in order to provide a complete summary of the overall investigation. Calculates total attempted fraud amounts as well as total loss amounts on all confirmed fraud cases.Interviews customers, employees, and suspects. Traces financial transactions and reviews the background and financial profile of suspected individuals. Works with senior level team members and management to determine when a case should be closed, recovered or charged off when all investigative leads and the potential for recovery have been exhausted. Closes cases in the case management database.Communicates with branch staff to obtain additional customer information and/or information needed for supporting documentation, reports and risk mitigation. Assists branch personnel, when necessary, to conduct customer interviews to address certain specific alerted transactional issues,Escalates cases to applicable Synovus department or team based on details of case. Compiles confidential case documents for referral to Corporate Security when law enforcement involvement may be required. Prepares all case-related Suspicious Activity Reports (SARSs) that are forwarded to Synovus Compliance within 30 days. Hands off investigations to Synovus Audit and/or Compliance when team members are involved.Assists with the assessment of internal controls and procedures and with the identification of control breakdowns and makes recommendations to prevent future losses. Assists with determining new procedures to prevent, detect and investigate fraud.Maintains updated information on various systems as well as required files and documentation. Ensures records are complete and available for review and audit as needed. Complies with regulatory requirements, security and applicable policies and identifies control and procedural issues. Manages the security of highly sensitive information related to fraud investigations. Participates in special projects as required.Each team member is expected to be aware of risk within their functional area. This includes observing all policies, procedures, laws, regulations and risk limits specific to their role. Additionally, they should raise and report known or suspected violations to the appropriate Company authority in a timely fashion.Performs other related duties as required.

The information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Synovus is an Equal Opportunity Employer supporting diversity in the workplace.

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent.

Minimum Experience: Three years of fraud/financial crimes experience including transaction monitoring, investigative research, and analysis of potentially suspicious activity.

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws related to financial crimes including the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), Regulation E, Regulation CC, and the Law Enforcement Criminal Code.Knowledge and understanding of all fraud categories/types.Knowledge of bank operations, policies, and procedures required to facilitate investigations.Knowledge of the general fraud risk associated with financial institutions.Proficiency using Microsoft Office software products.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

Bachelor's degree Experience working at a large bank or financial services firm

About the job

Job Summary:

Conducts investigations of potential/suspected financial crimes and/or fraud. Utilizes systems and a variety of investigative techniques and tools to collect, collate, and analyze financial and background information and makes informed decisions concerning customer account status/retention. Recognizes and evaluates high risk accounts, potential watch list matches and dispositions, and other suspicious and/or questionable account activity. Analyzes data and determines when cases are to be submitted to law enforcement and/or prosecutors for potential legal action. Takes appropriate action to stop or prevent data or monetary losses by assessing internal controls and procedures associated with financial crimes and fraud cases.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Conducts investigations of suspected financial crimes and/or fraud. Performs enhanced due diligence on customers designated by regulators as high risk, such as international and large cash customers.Utilizes knowledge of bank systems, processes and contacts as resources for conducting investigations. Develops a plan of action and gathers, analyzes and compiles evidence for multiple case assignments. Prepares case documentation and writes a complete final summary report of investigation.Inputs all investigation activities and detailed field notes into the case management database within five business days in order to provide a complete summary of the overall investigation. Calculates total attempted fraud amounts as well as total loss amounts on all confirmed fraud cases.Interviews customers, employees, and suspects. Traces financial transactions and reviews the background and financial profile of suspected individuals. Works with senior level team members and management to determine when a case should be closed, recovered or charged off when all investigative leads and the potential for recovery have been exhausted. Closes cases in the case management database.Communicates with branch staff to obtain additional customer information and/or information needed for supporting documentation, reports and risk mitigation. Assists branch personnel, when necessary, to conduct customer interviews to address certain specific alerted transactional issues,Escalates cases to applicable Synovus department or team based on details of case. Compiles confidential case documents for referral to Corporate Security when law enforcement involvement may be required. Prepares all case-related Suspicious Activity Reports (SARSs) that are forwarded to Synovus Compliance within 30 days. Hands off investigations to Synovus Audit and/or Compliance when team members are involved.Assists with the assessment of internal controls and procedures and with the identification of control breakdowns and makes recommendations to prevent future losses. Assists with determining new procedures to prevent, detect and investigate fraud.Maintains updated information on various systems as well as required files and documentation. Ensures records are complete and available for review and audit as needed. Complies with regulatory requirements, security and applicable policies and identifies control and procedural issues. Manages the security of highly sensitive information related to fraud investigations. Participates in special projects as required.Each team member is expected to be aware of risk within their functional area. This includes observing all policies, procedures, laws, regulations and risk limits specific to their role. Additionally, they should raise and report known or suspected violations to the appropriate Company authority in a timely fashion.Performs other related duties as required.

The information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Synovus is an Equal Opportunity Employer supporting diversity in the workplace.

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent.

Minimum Experience: Three years of fraud/financial crimes experience including transaction monitoring, investigative research, and analysis of potentially suspicious activity.

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws related to financial crimes including the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), Regulation E, Regulation CC, and the Law Enforcement Criminal Code.Knowledge and understanding of all fraud categories/types.Knowledge of bank operations, policies, and procedures required to facilitate investigations.Knowledge of the general fraud risk associated with financial institutions.Proficiency using Microsoft Office software products.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

Bachelor's degree Experience working at a large bank or financial services firm

Synovus

Georgia, United States

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Synovus

Georgia, United States

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Synovus

Georgia, United States

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Synovus

Georgia, United States

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About Company

Synovus is a full-service, top-performing mid-cap bank with over $57 billion in assets and $7.3 billion in capital and has been named one of Newsweek’s Most Trustworthy Companies.Our purpose is to enable people to reach their full potential, and we pursue that aspiration in all the communities we serve across the Southeast and beyond.Whether you’re a prospect, client, or team member, we know you have goals you want to reach. We’ll help you get there.

Total Employees

4,705

Company 2-Year Growth

0%

Median Employee Tenure

6.3 years

Because no one goes to school
for fighting fraud.