Melio is a TLV-based Fintech startup (and tech Unicorn!) that enables small businesses in the US to pay their bills in more efficient ways. This improves their finances and frees them up to focus more on managing the businesses they love. With our unique approach to small business payments, we’re the fastest-growing payment solution in the United States. 

What makes Melio unique? 

Well, we’ve made B2B payments as simple as P2P payment apps. Currently, 42% of business payments in the US are made by check… yikes! 

As a Risk Data Analyst you’d be joining the team working behind the scenes to protect Melio from bad actors; managing the risks that might have adverse impacts on our product, financials and our ability to meet client needs.  

This includes not only ‘classic fraud’, but also compliance and anti-money laundering initiatives. You’d also be evaluating the verticals we work with to understand their unique profiles and exposures.   

How you’ll make an impact

System design and maintenance: 

  • Perform Risk investigations and analyses
  • Understand system vulnerabilities and gaps
  • Draw conclusions based on multiple data set and user behavior
  • Work with R&D to design decisions and system logic 
  • Provide data-driven analytical insights
  • Research and monitoring our system rules and features

Day to day risk monitoring:

  • Perform hands-on risk analysis and provide insights
  • Aggregate data from multiple sources to provide a comprehensive assessment
  • Collaborate with other team members to effectively analyze and present data
  • Monitor internal and external data points that may affect the risk level of a decision

What we would love to see

  • 2-4 years of experience in research and analysis 
  • Solid knowledge of SQL or a similar database languages to review data at scale
  • Solid analytical skills, fast learner, problem-solving skills
  • Hands-on experience with Python - an advantage

Our ideal candidate?

You are fascinated by data. Always thinking of potential research and gaps that need attention. You are able to think of solutions and are able to have an ecosystem point of view. 

If you are fascinated by the world of fraud and payments. Always thinking of potential vulnerabilities. You are able to think about the big picture and leads while handling live payments and raw data.

You are able to connect multiple data points and see the all-picture to drive conclusions from.

You’re here to problem-solve rather than criticize existing conditions, and you’re always looking for better ways to do things. 

Most importantly, you’re a top-notch team player, proactive, positive and fun to be around.

 

If you’re still nodding your head in agreement and this seems like a good fit, don’t hesitate to reach out—we’re looking for you!

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