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Cons Prod Strategic Analyst IV

Charlotte, North Carolina;

Job Description:

At Bank of America, we are guided by a common purpose to help make financial lives better through the power of every connection. Responsible Growth is how we run our company and how we deliver for our clients, teammates, communities and shareholders every day.

One of the keys to driving Responsible Growth is being a great place to work for our teammates around the world. We’re devoted to being a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone. We hire individuals with a broad range of backgrounds and experiences and invest heavily in our teammates and their families by offering competitive benefits to support their physical, emotional, and financial well-being.

Bank of America believes both in the importance of working together and offering flexibility to our employees. We use a multi-faceted approach for flexibility, depending on the various roles in our organization.

Working at Bank of America will give you a great career with opportunities to learn, grow and make an impact, along with the power to make a difference. Join us!

Job Description:
This job is responsible for performing more complex analysis aimed at improving portfolio risk, profitability, performance forecasting, and operational performance for consumer products and related divisions, such as credit cards. Key responsibilities include applying knowledge of multiple business and technical-related topics and independently driving strategic improvements, large-scale projects, and initiatives. Job expectations include working with business counterparts within the Line of Business and partner organizations including Risk and Product teams.

Fraud Forecasting & Reporting Analyst

The Loss Forecasting candidate will lead efforts to  develop/build the 1st and 3rd party fraud loss  forecasts, provide loss performance updates and commentary for loss packages, outline and communicate the drivers of the forecasts, and partner with key stakeholders to understand recent trends, initiatives, and issues that impact the forecasts. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:

▪ Provide short and long term loss forecasting in addition to analysis on both historical and projected 1st and 3rd party fraud loss performance

▪ Responsible for developing, evaluating, and recommending new methods to improve forecasting accuracy

▪ Develop fraud forecast models leveraging inputs and drivers to improve accuracy

▪ Ability to interpret financial results extracting trends to provide valuable insights to the business and Senior Management

▪ Assist in providing ongoing financial support to the product and loss finance teams

▪ Identify and lead initiatives to continuously improve, automate, and scale forecasting processes and methodologies

▪ Partner /Collaborate with finance and key stakeholders on the communication of forecast drivers, impacts, loss performance, and reconciliation

▪ Prepare, distribute, and consolidate weekly, monthly, quarterly fraud loss packages

▪ Identify and implement improvements with recurring monthly reporting and adhere to all deadlines

Responsibilities:

  • Performs complex analysis of financial models, market data, financial data, and portfolio trends to understand product performance and improve portfolio risk, profitability, performance forecasting, and operational performance
  • Coaches and mentors peers to improve proficiency in a variety of systems.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert on multiple business and technical-related topics
  • Identifies business trends based on economic and portfolio conditions and communicates findings to senior management
  • Supports execution of large scale projects, such as platform conversions or new project integrations by conducting advanced reporting and drawing analytics based insights

LOB Required Qualifications

▪ Advanced analytical and quantitative skills with demonstrated ability in using data and metrics to identify root causes

▪ Basic understanding of 1st and 3rd party fraud (claims to charge-off timing, chargeback recovery rights, etc.)

▪ Proven strong analytical and communication skills

▪ Experience leading teams

▪ Strong financial knowledge and understanding of fraud loss drivers

▪ Strong knowledge of programming language (i.e. SAS or SQL) and experience with e-Ledger and Enterprise GL tools (EPM)

LOB Desired Qualifications

▪ Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics (or related discipline)

▪ 5+ years of fraud experience and/or  5+ years of analytical /financial experience (Payment card /Retail Bank Finance background preferred)

▪ Outstanding quantitative, critical thinking, and analytical skills

▪ Confidence with finance and accounting concepts

▪ Ability to work with and communicate effectively with others, demonstrate leadership, and possess strong interpersonal skills

▪ Ability communicate and interact with a high degree of professionalism with executive level personnel across the business

▪ Ability to present, lead, support, and influence senior management and business stakeholders

▪ Innovation mindset with the ability to challenge the status quo

▪ Leadership and management skills, including development of teams and individuals

▪ Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects at the same time

▪ Ability to proactively identify, analyze, and improve upon existing processes for optimization and to meet deadlines

Skills:

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Business Analytics
  • Data and Trend Analysis
  • Fraud Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Collaboration
  • Innovative Thinking
  • Monitoring, Surveillance, and Testing
  • Presentation Skills
  • Risk Management
  • Data Visualization
  • Interpret Relevant Laws, Rules, and Regulations
  • Issue Management
  • Oral Communications
  • Written Communications

Minimum Education Requirement: Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience


 

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-24015978

Manages People: No

Travel: No

New York pay and benefits information

New York pay range:

$98,000 - $152,700 annualized salary, offers to be determined based on experience, education and skill set.

Discretionary incentive eligible

This role is eligible to participate in the annual discretionary plan. Employees are eligible for an annual discretionary award based on their overall individual performance results and behaviors, the performance and contributions of their line of business and/or group; and the overall success of the Company.

Benefits

This role is currently benefits eligible. We provide industry-leading benefits, access to paid time off, resources and support to our employees so they can make a genuine impact and contribute to the sustainable growth of our business and the communities we serve.