Head of Payments Anti-Fraud

Full time @Exness in Legal
  • Limassol, Cyprus
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  • Job ID 9894
  • Remote Job No
  • Academic Level Bachelor

Job Description

Exness is looking to hire Head of Payments Anti-Fraud.

You will:

  • Manage all aspects of payment fraud, including transaction monitoring, fraud case management, user profiling and multilevel fraud prevention;
  • Define and design rules and models for the improvement of payment fraud prevention;
  • Build partnerships with all the primary teams (engineering, trading, data, finance, marketing, security, etc) for payment and risk optimization opportunities;
  • Identifying gaps and improvements in all payments processing;
  • Evolve our payment fraud processes and develop scalable solutions to minimize fraud ratio;
  • Become a subject matter expert in payment fraud operations and metrics;
  • Participate in strategic and tactical planning cycles and ensure that plan is delivered in time and in accordance with company standards and strategy;
  • In line with the demands of Exness resources analyze and fill detected/ predictable gaps to ensure that resource bottlenecks do not block the delivery of business changes;
  • Assess existing processes, make them effective, transparent, reasonable, and relevant to company standards;
  • Act as a change agent in the Protection function to support all required organizational changes and implement management decisions;
  • Be responsible for cost control and budgeting;
  • Facilitate, moderate and ensure that corporate reporting cycles are done according to company standards.


The ideal candidate:

  • 3+ years of people management, a team of around 30 to 40 people, or a successful track record managing a large organization specializing in risk and fraud departments, preferably in banking, financial or anti-fraud software development industries;
  • Solid working experience as an AFC Officer or similar role (5+ years);
  • Excellent knowledge of all aspects of financial crime in relation to financial services;
  • Experience in different types of anti-fraud approaches, successful cases of anti-fraud solution implementation;
  • Ability to maintain composure and positive attitude in high stress situations;
  • It’s a huge plus if you have experience using SQL & Python for data analysis;
  • Excellent verbal & written English: you are proactive, clear, concise, and comfortable speaking publicly about fraud prevention topics;
  • Fluency in Russian language would be a plus;
  • An eye for detail and keenness to identify and solve problems;
  • Experienced in working in a fast-paced, high growth, technology focussed organization;
  • You’ve got a keen interest in new challenges and passion for inspiring teams and innovation;
  • You’re driven by professional discipline that requires continuous learning and training;
  • Advanced research, development and reporting skills;
  • Good organizational skills, ability to multi-task and deliver in line with Department objectives;
  • You’re able to work well cross-functionally and drive all necessary change;
  • You can work independently and can work well under pressure, while always being positively responsive to your colleagues;
  • Great energy and enthusiasm.


We offer you:

  • Competitive salary based on the candidate’s expectations and internal benchmark;
  • Outstanding conditions for professional growth and development;
  • Full relocation package to Cyprus for the family and visa support;
  • Mini Cooper Countryman S for the relocated employee;
  • Medical insurance coverage for employees and family members;
  • Company fitness center for employees and their spouses & allowance for other sports activities;
  • Kindergarten/school compensation program;
  • Result-oriented approach and flexible working conditions;
  • Corporate employee share scheme for all the employees;
  • 21 days of annual leave, flexible public holidays and sick leave.

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