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Fraud & Risk Manager

Company Overview

Acre is on a mission to make every home more affordable and rewarding. Led by a world class team of repeat founders and fintech operators from Uber, Amex, Robinhood, Capital One, BILT, Cash App, Square, Zillow, LendingTree, and Spotify, they are creating the homeowner rewards category. Their first product offers credit-card style rewards for the $1.25T in annual mortgage payments that currently receive zero value.

By controlling the homeowners wallet, they will revolutionize every financial product around buying and paying for a home. Their platform offers exclusive rewards and benefits across products (mortgages, warranty, insurance, HELOC, etc). Acre turns the acquisition costs for financial products into rewards for consumers.

 

The role

The Fraud & Risk Manager will play a pivotal role in safeguarding our organization against fraudulent activities and managing various risk factors associated with our credit card operations. This position requires strategic vision, analytical expertise, and a proactive approach to risk mitigation.

 

How you’ll make an impact

  • Fraud Prevention and Detection:
    • Develop and implement comprehensive fraud prevention strategies and controls to mitigate risks associated with credit card fraud.
    • Monitor transactional data and customer activity to identify patterns, anomalies, and potential fraudulent behavior.
  • Coordinate with internal teams and external partners to investigate suspicious activities and take appropriate action to prevent losses.
  • Risk Assessment and Analysis:
    • Conduct regular risk assessments to identify and evaluate potential threats and vulnerabilities within our credit card operations.
    • Stay informed about emerging fraud trends, industry best practices, and regulatory requirements to proactively address evolving threats.
  • Compliance and Regulatory Oversight:
    • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations, laws, and industry standards governing fraud prevention and risk management activities.
  • Strategic Planning and Decision-Making:
    • Provide strategic guidance and recommendations to senior management on fraud prevention strategies, risk mitigation initiatives, and business decisions.
  • Stakeholder Engagement and Communication:
    • Serve as a subject matter expert on fraud and risk management matters, providing education, guidance, and support to various teams across the organization.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in proptech, fintech, or financial services experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related field
  • Proven experience in fraud prevention, risk management, or related field within the financial services industry, preferably in credit card operations.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail, with the ability to analyze complex data sets and identify trends, anomalies, and potential risks.
  • Excellent understanding of fraud detection tools, techniques, and methodologies, as well as regulatory requirements and industry best practices.
  • Strategic mindset with the ability to develop and implement effective fraud prevention strategies and risk management frameworks.
  • Must love dogs.

 

Benefits

  • Competitive compensation, including meaningful equity
  • Best in class health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) plan
  • Unlimited vacation policy

 

Location: We’re building our team in Austin, TX, New York, NY and Charlotte, NC with future hub locations planned. Open to Remote candidates.

To Apply: Principals only. But seriously, no recruiters.

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