Wells Fargo Financial Crimes Specialist 3 in Portland, Oregon

At Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers' financial needs and help them succeed financially. We're looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you'll feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience. Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

The Payments, Virtual Solutions, and Innovation (PVSI) team includes Operations, Cards and Retail Services, Deposit Products Group, the Innovation Group, Treasury Management, Merchant Services, Payment Solutions, and Wells Fargo Virtual Channels and the professional services teams that partner with these businesses. PVSI's focus is on delivering the next generation of payments and deposit capabilities and advancing our digital and online offerings to design new customer experiences and products. Its guiding principles are to start with the customer, move faster, and partner effectively.

Within the Operations team our Risk Operations/Fraud Prevention Services team partners with product, channel, risk and technology teams to develop and provide secure, reliable, scalable and customer friendly prevention, investigation and claims services that protect customers and Wells Fargo from fraud losses.

Three schedules available. 40 hours per week;

Position one: Tues – Sat 9 – 5:30

Position two: Tues – Sat 8:30 – 5:00

Position three: Mon – Fri 8:30 – 5:00

Flexibility required based on business needs.

Training is Mon – Fri, 8 – 5 for up to six weeks.

The Line of Business Referral (LOBR) teams responsibility is loss mitigation associated with demand deposit accounts. Referrals are received from stores, multiple Wells Fargo business groups as well as external counterparts.

The LOBR team analyzes all account activity and/or trends to prevent loss to Wells Fargo using a variety of resources. Our expertise is routinely requested to research current fraud rings. The LOBR team is also relied upon as a resource for assisting other areas with research, tapping into our vast knowledge of fraud detection and bank procedures.

•Reviews, verifies and/or identifies customer transactions to detect/prevent financial crimes activities, policy violations and/or suspicious situations in order to mitigate and/or recover losses

•Monitors and reviews more complex account activity and claims requiring research that may involve multiple transaction channels and products.

•Uses a variety of sources for information, including multiple online systems and more complex tools/models

•Document research findings and actions on cases for possible referrals for Suspicious Activity, Identity Theft Operations (ITO) and Suspected Financial Abuse

•May contact a variety of sources to gather information; may contact customers and/or vendors to verify transactions; may analyze account information for close account determination

•May identify control failures in bank processes, procedures, customer or team member decisions and then categorize losses and assign loss accountability

•Reviews more complex/unique situations with senior department staff

•May provide coaching to fellow team members and/or participate in projects

Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: financial services, fraud, investigations, Bank Secrecy Act, anti-money laundering; or criminal justice; or an AA/AS degree or higher in applied sciences, mathematics, statistics, economics, finance or criminal justice and 1+ year of the experience listed above

Desired Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of financial services industry experience

  • Ability to identify potential fraud/risky accounts and take appropriate action to prevent loss

  • Ability to make timely and independent judgment decisions while working in a fast-paced and results-driven environment

  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and across all organizational levels, where flexibility, collaboration, and adaptability are important

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities

How to Express Interest in This Job: Wells Fargo invites you to apply for this job at https://employment.wellsfargo.com/psc/PSEA/APPLICANTNW/HRMS/c/HRSHRAMFL.HRSCGSEARCHFL.GBL?Page=HRSAPPJBPST_FL&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=5407871&PostingSeq=1.

All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.

Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.

Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.