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Financial Crime Analytics, Senior Consultant

Financial Crime Analytics, Senior Consultant

  • Location: Swindon Head Office, South West England
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract
  • Ref: R001500546
  • Closing Date: 18 October 2019

Job description

Our financial crime department are responsible for protecting Nationwide and its members from all types of fraud.

We now have an opportunity to join a department with an outstanding reputation, captivating subject matter and industry leading results. This role will focus on mitigating the latest fraud and scams impacting Nationwide’s members. In this role, you will be at the forefront of our efforts to protect members from fraud. The role is ideally suited to people who enjoy unlocking the power of data, solving problems creatively and leading people.

This role provides the opportunity to be involved in making a real difference to not only Nationwide but to our members lives and is integral to our purpose, putting our members at the heart of everything we do. So if you have a passion for doing the right thing in the right way for our members, and want to start your career in Risk then this may be the role for you.

We need:

  • A Financial Crime Analytics Senior Consultant in Swindon
  • £42,370 - £61,201 a year on a 12 month FTC with the ability to work flexibly
  • Send in your application by 18/10/2019


Who we're looking for

No two days are the same so we’re looking for someone who is a key team player, who is also able to work in a varied and fast paced environment. PRIDE values are key to this role, so if doing the right thing and putting members and their money first is important to your work ethos, then this could be the role for you.

As a minimum you'll have:

  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Proven technical skills, with experience of working with analytics tools, particularly SAS
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • A logical approach to problem solving with the confidence to make recommendations for solutions
  • The ability to work flexibly, and to tight deadlines
  • Financial services experience

It would be nice if you also had:

  • Fraud experience

What you'll be doing

As a member of the Fraud Analytics team, you will play an important role in developing our understanding of fraud behaviour and defining strategies for detecting suspicious activity across a range of channels. You will have a keen eye for detail and the ability to think quickly in order to ensure that fraud exposure is minimised. You will also be passionate about customer experience, ensuring that your fraud detection strategies support our customer proposition.

This role provides a unique opportunity to demonstrate a positive impact to our business and utilise industry leading analytics tools.

The key objectives for the successful candidate will be to:

  • Lead the development and evolution of fraud and scam detection strategies
  • Develop a deep understanding of fraud behaviour and minimise losses occurring within non-plastic channels
  • Drive forward the team’s use of advanced analytics techniques
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to ensure we are operating effective layered defences
  • Communicate with stakeholders at various levels to articulate fraud threats
  • Undertake line management duties within a specialised team

The extras you'll get

If you put a lot in, it’s only fair you should get a lot out. So, if you help us do the right thing for our members, we’ll help further your career with us.

As part of our team you’ll get:

  • Access to training to help you progress and develop your technical skills and career
  • Pension scheme where if you pay in 7% we’ll top it up to 23%
  • Life assurance worth 8x your salary
  • 24 days’ holiday plus bank holidays
  • The ability to 'buy’ up to 10 days more holiday
  • Flexible benefits scheme giving you access to discount vouchers at various retail outlets
  • Access to an annual performance related bonus scheme

Work with PRIDE

Princes Responsible Business Network
Stonewall Diversity Champion
Business Disability Forum Member
Woman Engaged

Why work for us?

At Nationwide we’re here for our members and we put their needs first in everything we do. And now, more than ever, two things are helping us go from strength to strength: we put our customers first, and we’re known for being open, honest and trustworthy.

We’re also the world’s largest building society, with communities at the heart of everything we do. We aim to do the right thing for our members which helps set us apart from our competitors. But we need good people to help us do it. People who understand what we believe in and have the talent and drive to keep us successful.

Living our Values

There are endless reasons why you should be part of our growing community, but below are a few:

  • The human element and sense of social purpose we have, and that no matter what role you do you are genuinely making a difference to our members and their lives
  • The dress for the day approach we take, incorporating a relaxed and less corporate environment
  • The dynamic and flexible working initiatives that are being driven across the business with the view that you can work how/when/where you want keeping in line with business needs and demands but also your own personal life and work/life balance
  • The ethic of care for employees, our engagement and events, investment in success e.g. Arthur Webb cup events, PRIDE rewards, Annual awards etc
  • PRIDE and how we all live by it, we care about our people and value each and every employee that works for us
  • Being able to bring your true self to work in a safe environment
  • Our trustworthy reputation in the industry – safe as an employer, safe for our members

We have a strong ethic of care, and a genuine concern for each other and our members. We recognise that our employees feel most appreciated when their thoughts and values are respected and considered. We are committed to creating a culture that recognises and truly values our individual differences and identities. If you’d like to be a part of an inclusive workplace where you can be yourself, where your talents are nurtured, and you feel empowered to contribute then please apply and help us in building society, nationwide.