Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Safaricom Limited Senior Fraud Analyst

Safaricom Limited is the leading mobile telecommunications company in Kenya. 
We are at the forefront of the industry and always seek to attract and retain talented, creative and innovative team players who are excited by the opportunity of pushing the frontiers of this evolving technology, growing our services, exciting our customers and contributing to our community. 
At Safaricom, we take pride in our talent and develop them to realize their maximum potential!
Senior Fraud Analyst

SFA – RD–JUNE- 2013 
We are pleased to announce the following vacancy within the Risk Division. 
In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:

Reporting to the Senior Manager – Fraud Detection, the successful candidate will be responsible for detecting fraud and other unethical conduct in the business; to mitigate financial/ reputational loss to the company, its customers and business partners and limit fraud opportunities and their impact to the business.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Conduct fraud reviews and forensic audits across the business;
  • Analyse and close alarms/ alerts generated through automated systems and detection tools;
  • Provide regular reports on assignments carried out, alarms analysed, actions taken and value adding recommendations made;
  • Support specific initiatives or fraud management projects aimed at reducing fraud;
  • Coordinate with stake holders to evaluate the current systems & applied processes in order to identify any potential fraud risk, to re-engineer certain controls in order to reduce fraud risks;
The ideal candidate should possess the following skills and competencies:
  • Bachelor's degree in Commerce or Business related discipline;
  • Certified Public Accountant is an added advantage;
  • At least 3 years proven experience in forensic audits, investigations or external/ internal audit with reputable firm.
  • Knowledge of transaction fraud detection practices is an asset.
  • Reasonable knowledge of telecommunication operations;
  • Resilient and have the ability to represent and maintain a principled position in a sensitive situation.
  • Ability to work under tight timelines and deliver accurate results.
  • Uphold 100 % accuracy, integrity, professionalism and confidentiality at all times.
  • Conceptual thinker, ability to wade through data and arrive at conclusions
  • Good organizational skills, proactive and self-drive for results;
  • Multitasking and prioritization skills required to function in a fast-paced environment;
If you meet the requirements and are up to the challenge, please send your resume and application letter to the address below. 
Please quote the job reference number in the application letter.
All applications must be delivered on or before Friday, 14th June 2013.

Head of Talent & Resourcing,
Safaricom Ltd,

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