Fraud Analyst - Austin, TX

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Say hello to Newton - A low-cost cryptocurrency trading platform looking to expand and grow our team across the US and Canada. We see a future where financial systems are open to everyone and built to empower people to embrace financial freedom. We believe cryptocurrency plays a role in that future, and each member of the team plays a critical role in building the next generation of crypto products and supporting this mission.

Newton team members are spread out across the US and Canada, within a fully-remote capacity.

As a fraud analyst, you will be responsible for investigating incidents and cases that are suspected to be fraudulent at any point in the Newton platform. After reviewing suspicious incidents, you will make decisions and recommendations that best mitigate risk for the customer and or the Newton platform from financial crime activity or financial loss as a result of financial crime.


  • Conduct detailed and complex financial crime, with an emphasis on crypto transactions, investigations to identify any fraudulent activity
  • Manipulate and analyze data to identify fraudulent trends to help assist the fraud operations department in creating fraud prevention strategies
  • Monitor and review cases triggered by multiple transaction monitoring systems and accurately actioning the account based off the results of your investigation
  • Calibrate with other lines of business when referred potentially fraudulent activity and correctly advising next steps depending on the specific situation
  • Engaging in human conversations with our customers to discuss suspicious activity

Skill Requirements

  • At least 1 year of investigative case work, preferred to have investigative experience with either crypto or financial transactions, or experience in AML intake or investigations
  • High attention to detail
  • Able to gather and analyze data to help assist with decision making in relation to mitigating risk
  • Responsible for monitoring and actioning cases triggered by fraud monitoring systems, tools, internal reports, as well as incidents directly reported by customers
  • Review customer records, leverage third-party sources to supplement KYC investigation while collaborating with other lines of business to help formulate a final decision
  • Identify and strategize preventative policy to mitigate new fraud trends when identified
  • Comfortable in adapting in a fast-paced industry, eager to take on ad hoc tasks to support fraud operation
  • Can work independently and keep themselves accountable at the required tasks
  • Comfortable working overnights
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Bachelor/College Degree

Good to Have

  • CAMS, CFE, or any relevant financial or crypto investigative certification
  • Direct experience in crypto exchange

At Newton, we celebrate our inclusive work environment and welcome members of all backgrounds and perspectives to apply. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations and will work with you to meet your needs. If you are a person with a disability and require assistance during the application process, please don’t hesitate to reach out!

Company: Newton

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Skills: analystfinancecrypto

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