Fraud Analyst at Chipper Cash


Chipper is the largest mobile cross-border money transfer platform in Africa. We are a small passionate team, dedicated to expanding financial inclusion in some of the global regions most in need of accessible, interoperable, easy-to-use, and affordable financial services.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Fraud Analyst

Location: Nigeria

Job Description

  • This position supports the Legal, Risk and Compliance Function, which develops and provides oversight of AML/CFT, Sanctions, Risk management, licensing and strategic compliance matters for Chipper Cash.
  • Are you someone who is steeped in compliance, able to operate both as a sophisticated support for regulatory efforts but also a strategic thinker and able to operate in a fast moving, fast growing start-up with a strong culture of compliance?
  • As part of the Legal, Risk and Compliance team, you will play a critical role in proactively identifying, mitigating and blocking constantly evolving forms of fraud risk for Chipper and enabling Chipper’s growth.
  • You will have a wide remit to support the UK/EU Head of LRC in reviewing and developing the business’ implementation and execution of  Risk Management Frameworks, Policies and Standards.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Conducting and preparing investigations and reviews for sign off with required resolution
  • Place appropriate hold on accounts deemed with fraudulent activity. Track and document action taken in a timely and correct manner to provide a record of activity and meet audit and compliance requirements
  • Ensuring risk policy requirements are met, risks are being appropriately managed, accurately reported and escalated to both Senior Fraud Analysts and Fraud Manager as appropriate
  • Provide detailed due diligence reports and recommendations for each case and assist Senior Fraud Analysts with SAR preparation when suspicion has been reached
  • Consulting with the organisations business units on fraud prevention, trends and detection/response issues/questions
  • Assist the Senior Fraud Analysts with the end-to-end fraud risk strategy for new & existing products
  • Develop relationships and work with key partners across product, engineering, data science and business teams to effectively manage fraud risk programs.

What You Should Have

  • Minimum of three years experience
  • Certification(s) from professional bodies relevant to the financial services sector
  • Investigation Fraud experience required ( Application fraud, First party fraud, Organised and complex fraud etc)
  • Experience in fraud reporting and MI
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment together with experience operating in a second line role or corresponding control function in a Financial Services organisation
  • Broad knowledge of a consumer banking environment with a good understanding of Fraud Risks included schemes and identification methods as well as experience of Operational Risk
  • Be a self-driven, self-starter. We’re a dedicated, hardworking team collectively motivated by our mission and vision
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong problem-solving ability
  • It is a plus if you have experience working in Fintech and liaising with regulators and internal audit staff, such as examinations, audit and reviews, document production, and issue  responses
  • It is a plus if you are proficient in other languages
  • Have a global mindset. Even at our small size, we have a team that represents 10+ countries, and our global footprint of customers will continue to grow.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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