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Fraud Manager

Katapult Group, Inc. New York, NY

  • Expired: November 17, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.


Katapult is all about creating opportunities. As a leader in the lease-to-own marketplace, we provide alternative purchasing opportunities to consumers and we recognize that opportunity is everything! Likewise, Katapult recognizes the importance of career opportunities! With career planning and evolving innovation, the people at Katapult are the key to our success. We are always on a search for individuals who strive for excellence and question the status quo. We seek talented and motivated individuals who possess a willingness to learn and the ability to synthesize new concepts with past work experiences. With a comprehensive benefits package, a culture of support and accountability, and advanced career growth opportunities, Katapult is constantly focusing on our people.


Katapult is seeking a Fraud Manager in the NYC Metropolitan area who possess a deep understanding and knowledge of Fraud in a financial services environment. Candidates will be considered that reside in the East coast close to the NYC Metropolitan area or in Dallas, TX (all staff currently working remote due to COVID). The Fraud Manager must be a self-starter and possess the ability to identify fraud issues, investigate and provide solid solutions. Ability to work within a collaborative team as well as work cross functional with the Operations team. The Fraud Manager will report directly to the Chief Risk Officer. 


  • Maintain credit policy related to fraud detection, host bi-weekly Retailer, Sales Watch List Program
  • Develops, deploys and maintains fraud rules and model(s) from scratch or integrating new data sources in company'™s existing underwriting processes
  • Collaborate with other people in Risk team to understand the performance of fraud rules and models, risk, and financial impact on the portfolio
  • Monitor model performance once deployed and recommend rapid iteration if necessary
  • Partner with the Engineering team to develop, test and deploy credit models and rules
  • Leverage company's operations Fraud team to improve investigation processes
  • Assist in projects related to improvement of infrastructure, features, capabilities, and processes for mitigation and reduction fraud
  • Collaborate with operational team to minimize the chargeback risk
  • Gather and analyze risk data to produce monthly reports to clearly communicate overall fraud risk and losses to Senior Management
  • Keep up to date on the best practices of fraud detection in the marketplace and be the point of contact of vendor management
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance preferred
  • Minimum of 3-5 years' experience in Fraud Analytics in a financial services and risks environment
  • Advanced knowledge in a specific area of compliance laws, regulations and regulatory expectations
  • Demonstrated ability to apply advanced knowledge of regulatory compliance to consult and provide insight and guidance
  • Ability to multi-task, organize, prioritize, research and resolve issues in a timely and effective manner
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong critical and analytical skills

  • Self-directed with a start-up/entrepreneur mindset
  • Ability to identify, analyze and problem solve
  • Communication proficiency
  • Time management
  • Strong desire to think creatively and 'œoutside the box' to best address customer needs
  • Katapult is not currently considering candidates who require work sponsorship.

    DISCLAIMER: This position is not all inclusive and subject to change without prior verbal or written notification.

    Katapult is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration to employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state and local law.

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