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Manager, Fraud Risk

Location:  Toronto
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  16-Sep-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  751662

At EY, you will have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we are counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.


We help the world’s largest financial institutions navigate the intricate Financial Crime and Fraud environment. We are trusted advisors for setting the strategy, operating model and preventing, detecting and investigating fraud for Canada’s largest Banks and Financial Institutions.

The opportunity

As a Manager in the Fraud Risk Management team, you will play a key role in defining the evolution of Financial Crime Risk Management while helping financial institutions combat global illicit financial crimes. Join and help lead our industry-defining team of professionals focused on fraud, cyber, and insider threats. We use unparalleled insights into financial crime issues to create and rebuild comprehensive financial crime programs, implement critical enhancements, and respond to regulatory and market needs. Your role will be driven by our clients’ needs and by your ability to develop new offerings and unique insights about fraud risk management in the financial services industry.


In line with regulatory requirements and industry best practices, we work with clients to identify, manage and mitigate their risk exposures to fraud by acting as subject matter experts in:

  • Internal and external operational fraud
  • Fraud data analytics, predictive analytics and/or machine learning
  • Fraud strategy management
  • Risk assessments - internal and external fraud
  • Process optimization assessments

You will work in cross-functional teams with a variety of colleagues, including career consultants, former industry professionals, veterans, regulators, governmental officials, intelligence analysts, and technology advisors. We are committed to providing meaningful on-the-job coaching and training to further bolster your development.

Your key responsibilities

  • Lead and manage client engagements including team management, client stakeholder management, budget and financials, and executive status updates. 
  • Coach, develop and grow the Fraud team talent pool while fostering an innovative and inclusive working environment.
  • Support and lead go-to-market strategies – e.g., develop proposals, RFP responses, internal and external PoV materials, etc.
  • Establish key client relationships and act as a liaison between EY’s Fraud leadership team and the client.
  • Collaborate with internal counterparts and stakeholders across the FSRM team to create synergies across teams. 
  • Understand and analyze key aspects of external fraud, insider threats, and cyber as well as other financial crimes regulations. 
  • Perform analysis of accounting, finance, transactional, and various other types of records to identify patterns or transactions that present red-flag characteristics. 
  • Staying abreast of current business and industry trends relevant to the client's business. 
  • Lead on-the-job coaching and supervise the work of Seniors and Staff. 

Skills and attributes for success

The candidate should be adept at sharing technical knowledge across a variety of financial crimes risk, compliance, and technology-related topics, drawn from experience, industry study, and a natural curiosity to constantly expand and evolve their personal skillsets

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A degree in engineering, political science, statistics, economics, finance, accounting, business, or a related discipline.
  • Master’s degree / post graduate degree preferred but not required.
  • 5 -7 years of consulting experience in financial crime and/or financial services; at least 1-2 years in a manager role. 
  • Experience in internal and external fraud threat management, conducting fraud risk assessments, fraud strategy and providing recommendations on how to address risks and opportunities.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Strong analytical and project management skills, including an ability to assess risk and control issues related to fraud. 
  • An understanding of financial products and services related to depository institutions, retail, wholesale banking, insurance, asset management, securities, financial technology, and payments.
  • Ability to lead, create and deliver client service work that exceeds client expectations.
  • Ability to manage a team, work under pressure and meet deadlines on concurrent projects.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, attention to detail and ability to own and drive client engagements and internal initiatives.
  • Be a team player, have a strong work ethic and lead with integrity and empathy.
  • Availability to travel to meet client needs

What we look for

If you’re a natural leader with a talent for answering and communicating complex client problems, we’re interested in you. You’ll need to be great at influencing people, ready to listen and confident in challenging the status quo. If you have a genuine passion for helping businesses address their most pressing problems, this role is for you.


What we offer
At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.


We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future.  Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
  • Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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