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Fraud Analyst


As the largest 529 plan in the nation, Virginia529 helps students dream, save and achieve. We offer a variety of programs to help families save for future education expenses. Every day we continue to provide value to our customers through program enhancements, technology improvements, and education and scholarship opportunities.

Our employees are the heart of our organization’s success, which is why we believe in promoting an engaging, positive, and rewarding workplace.  Working for Virginia529 provides an opportunity to do meaningful work and contribute your talent to a collaborative organization. 

Our growing team is seeking an experienced professional to join our team as a Fraud Analyst. This role will be an integral part of our Compliance team and lead the development and maintenance of a fraud mitigation framework.

  • Proactively identify, monitor and develop internal controls related to the identification and mitigation of fraud
  • Lead an internal fraud committee
  • Develop analytics that identify and create preventative and detective controls and procedures including trigger reports, related analysis and investigation
  • Collaborate with the Compliance team to provide continuous education with an emphasis on fraud prevention and account integrity
  • Assist with incident investigations; analyze incidents to understand root cause and recommend corrective action to mitigate future risk
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Accounting Information Systems or related field
  • Five or more years of experience in internal audit, public accounting, risk mitigation or related field
  • CFE or ACAMS certification preferred
  • Experience in the banking industry preferred
  • Ability to write and interpret complex policies
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, and oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated high degree of professionalism, discretion and confidentiality
  • Experience evaluating and documenting business processes
  • Demonstrated knowledge of governance, risk and controls
  • Experience with CIP, KYC or other identity and fraud prevention programs
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Visio
  • Demonstrated critical thinking, decision making and analytical ability

This position spends considerable time in a sitting, stationary position.  Essential functions of this job include moving around the office to retrieve equipment files, operating a computer and phone, typing, and keying. Occasional travel required. Must be able to exchange accurate information accordingly.