Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

  • Fraud Specialist

    Employee Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Degree Preferred
    2 Year Degree
    Requisition ID
    2019-172481
    Posted Date
    11/18/2019
    Location
    US-OH-BROOK PARK
    Zip Code
    44142
    Category
    Administrative / Clerical
  • Overview

    Credit First National Association is a private label credit card bank and the consumer credit division of Bridgestone Americas. The Bridgestone Americas family of enterprises, including CFNA, is comprised of more than 50 production facilities and 55K employees throughout the Americas. We provide the consumer credit solution for the Firestone Complete Auto Care, Tires Plus, and Wheel Works brands, in addition to customized retail credit services for more than 8,000 other tire and automotive retailers nationwide. With competitive interest rates, generous credit limits, and promotional financing, our 4.6 million cardholders enjoy greater purchasing power and financial peace of mind.

    At our office in Cleveland, OH, more than 300 professionals gather each day to run a successful private label credit card program. We invest in our community and strongly believe that meaningful commitment to a wide variety of philanthropic organizations builds a better world and a brand that makes us proud.

    Position Summary

    This position is responsible for analyzing and monitoring various forms of suspicious transactions to identify possible fraud risks. Individual is responsible for research and detailed analysis to reduce financial losses and mitigate risk exposure. The Fraud Specialist is responsible for completing suspicious activity reports (SAR) and filing with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) within the required timeframes.

    Responsibilities

     

    Duties include but are not limited to the following:

    • Analyze transaction trends to identify fraudulent behaviors
    • Perform detailed research, analysis, and due diligence of high risk transactions
    • Successfully communicate both verbally and in writing with fraud victims, retailers, law enforcement, and regulatory agencies
    • Responsible for analyzing and monitoring various forms of suspicious transactions to identify potential fraud risks
    • Remain current with fraud trends and industry best practices
    • Assess current processes and identify opportunities to enhance controls and reduce exposure

    Qualifications

     

    • Ability to proficiently complete all required activities in concert with SLAs
    • Ability to build strong sense of teamwork and/or work autonomously
    • Displays a solid understanding of Microsoft Office product suite
    • Ability to demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to analyze data and make recommendations for improvement
    • Demonstrates strict adherence to banking regulations and internal policies

     

     Required: High School Diploma with 2 years of banking experience

     

    Preferred: Associates Degree with 2 years of fraud, risk, or investigative experience

     

    Bridgestone is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. It is our policy to consider for employment all individuals regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

     

    Employment Eligibility

    If hired, a Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification must be completed at the start of employment. Temporary work authorization or the need for sponsorship may disqualify you from employment.

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