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Risk Analytics Lead at
Palo Alto, CA, US

About is a leading digital business payments company with a network of over 3 million members, managing more than $60 billion annually. Making it simple to connect and do business, the cloud-based Payment Management Platform automates, simplifies, and controls the payments process, saving more than 50 percent of the time typically spent. partners with seven of the leading U.S financial institutions, more than 70 of the top 100 accounting firms, major accounting software providers including NetSuite, Intacct, QuickBooks and Xero, and is the preferred provider of digital payments solutions for, the technology arm of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA). Winner of more than 70 awards, is recognized as one of San Francisco Business Times’ and Silicon Valley Business Journal’s “2018 Best Places to Work.


We are looking for a talented, enthusiastic and dedicated risk analytics lead to join’s Risk Management team. The incumbent will be responsible for managing junior risk analyst as well as leading key projects associated with defining key risk and business metrics as well as creating state of the art risk performance dashboard to empower operation and engineer business partners. This person will also perform analysis associated with predictive fraud detection, payment monitoring rule refinement and loss mitigation. This position requires a person who has experience with performing analytics, refining risk strategies and developing predictive algorithms preferably in risk domain.  

Professional Experience/Background to be successful in this role:

  • Minimum 4 year of industry experience in risk analytics, data analysis or data science
  • An advanced degree (M.S), preferably in Statistics, Physical Sciences, Computer Science, Economics, or a related technical field
  • Experience using data and statistics to solve complex business problems
  • Proficiency in SQL, Python and/or R
  • Experience to write complex queries and work with large datasets
  • Ability to clearly communicate complex results to technical experts, business partners, and executives
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and yet able to steer analytics projects toward clear business goals, testable hypotheses and action-oriented outcomes
  • Desirable to have experience and aptitude solving problems related to risk using data science and analytics
  • Bonus: experience with team management, AWS, Google Data Studio, Tableau

Competencies (Attributes needed to be successful in this role):

  • Thought leadership/People leadership
  • Communication
  • Team Player
  • Functional/Data driven
  • Detail Oriented Culture:

  • Humble – No ego
  • Fun – Celebrate the moments
  • Authentic – We are who we are
  • Passionate – Love what you do
  • Dedicated – To each other and the customer