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UnitedHealth Group Senior Risk and Fraud Analyst - Telecommute in Draper, Utah

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Financial discipline and accountability count more today than ever.

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Reponsibilities:

  • Senior Risk Management Analyst performs in depth research within banking systems to investigate customer and transactional activity for fraudulent and high-risk activity

  • Analyze data for trends and recommend strategies to reduce risk and fraud

  • Take necessary action, when fraud is identified, to prevent additional fraud and work fraud case, per procedure

  • Communicate with customers who are victims of fraud

  • Analyst must have solid investigative/analytical skills and be able to formulate and clearly articulate a supportable rational behind the decisioning of "alerts" within departmental procedures

  • Assist in and proactively contribute to the development of fraud detection tactical and strategic planning

  • Partner and collaborate with Operations, Compliance, and IT teams

  • Serve as a liaison with Information Technology in the development, enhancement, and ongoing maintenance of risk management systems

  • Communicate significant issues to management; make recommendations when weaknesses are identified

  • Balance priorities to meet multiple deadlines

  • Assist in the development of training programs as well as policies and procedures for the department

  • Provide training and education to other teams on risk and fraud best practices

  • Participate on special projects and complete other duties as required or assigned

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent relevant experience

  • 4+ years of experience in banking and/or financial services industry

  • Background in fraud investigations, risk management or other analytical research experience

  • Intermediate level of investigative and analytical skills with the ability to identify and clearly articulate key risks and issues

  • Intermediate MS Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in application, transaction and payment fraud, particularly ACH, account and card fraud

  • Experience in Anti-Money Laundering investigation and Bank Secrecy Act requirements and controls

  • Database software query experience (i.e., SQL, VBA, Access, etc)

  • Knowledge of banking and payment regulations and rules, particularly card, account, ACH

  • Proficient verbal, written and interpersonal skills and be able to work independently

  • Demonstrated ability to perform efficiently in a fast paced, changing environment

  • Ability to work effectively, both independently and within a collaborative team

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $66,100 to $118,300. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $72,800 to $129,900. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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