Staff Quantitative Policy Lead, Financial Risk

 Intuit QuickBooks is on a mission to transform small business lending through its QuickBooks Financing Platform.  We are looking for a strong quantitative policy lead who is an experienced risk and payments professional responsible for designing & testing risk strategies & best practices to identify and prevent payment fraud for Small & Medium Sized businesses.  This lead will be part of an innovative, fast-paced, and deeply passionate team that is determined to change the way SMBs access capital to make it so they "can't imagine going back to the old way" ever again.  This role will report to the head of Intuit's Global Credit Risk Strategy & Policy across payments and payroll.
This role as Intuit's risk management staff quantitative policy will tackle three of the largest risk management opportunities for Intuit SMB:
  • Preventing existing consumers from being defrauded
  • Detecting fraudsters when attempting to monetize compromised/bad accounts
  • Enabling increased account activation rates, Total Processed Payment Volume, revenue and profit through optimizing funding source availability, authorization rate, returns, re-presentments, etc

This lead will leverage risk and payments knowledge, risk expertise, financial analytics, and business savvy to develop innovative risk strategies and solutions to enable growth and optimal profitability in the Intuit SMB portfolio, and enhance trust-related consumer and merchant experience.
This lead is responsible for assisting in driving credit risk aspects of business initiates as well as responding to credit fraud-related events and demands.  Successful candidates for this role will leverage local market knowledge, risk expertise, financial analytics and innovative risk strategies and solutions to enable Intuit SMB growth and expansion, achieve optimal profitability, and enhance trust-related consumer and merchant experience.
Come join the Strategic Risk team as a Staff Quantitative Policy Lead, Financial Risk.
  • Ability to analyze and translate data and research findings into risk and business opportunities/ requirements at the level of detail required to solve specific problems
  • Test into and recommend 3rd party data providers to solve individual/business credit risk, device risk and other types of exposure risk (c/b, ACH return) etc
  • Deliver ideas and insights as you collaborate with partner teams that enable specialists to operate efficiently, and provide good user experiences for Intuit's merchants
  • Develop experiments with our policies or tools to challenge the payments industry status quo as we help enable innovative businesses to flourish online
  • Ability to perform quantitative analysis that supports business trade off decisions and create policies to identify risk in payments and payroll
  • Build subject matter expertise in credit risk and 3rd party tools to solve for different types of risk in the Intuit ecosystem
  • Effectively able to collaborate with product and technology teams to identify risk solutions
  • Develop recommendations to optimize the link between the analysis performed by the Strategic Risk team and the work performed by the Risk Operations team.
  • In addition, the candidate should bring a high level of enthusiasm to the projects and the ability to organize and motivate large groups.  This includes taking initiative, ownership and responsibility for a project
  • Must be a smart, organized analytical thinker, with the ability to perform or direct a detailed, fully considered analysis
  • Must have good judgement with the ability to think creatively and strategically
  • Strong business acumen with 10 years work experience in related field/position
  • Bachelor degree in Business, Math, Statistics, Finance, Economics, or a related field.  MBA or graduate degree in a related field a plus
  • Working knowledge of the fundamentals of payment processing and an understanding of industry fraud and risk trends, including familiarity with scorecard development
  • Preferably has experience with payments, risk, or trust & safety
  • Is curious and eager to build expertise: if something seems off, you want to figure out what is going on, and you naturally absorb and retain information down to the smallest details
  • Is decisive, yet open to learning: you will make many critical choices every day, and you will be wrong some of the time
  • Believes in knowing and using the numbers behind a problem, and preferably has familiarity with the basics of statistical analysis and experience with quantitative tools such as Excel, SQL, Python, R, Stata, or data visualization tools
  • Must be a smart, organized analytical thinker, with the ability to perform or direct a detailed, fully considered analysis
  • Passion for analyzing data and an insatiable curiosity to understand complex business issues and proactively solve interesting problems that enhance the business
  • Ambitious and results-driven mindset … measures success by outcomes.
  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced environment and be responsive and available during times of peak fraud activity
  • Able to present complex analysis clearly and concisely
  • Skills set requirements include analytical, financial, strategic planning, leadership, project management and execution, communication with diverse audiences and stakeholders, (written, verbal, and oral), media training a plus
  • Strong organization and time management skills and the ability to manage multiple projects and priorities
  • Ability to analyze and translate data and research findings into risk and business opportunities at the level of detail required to solve specific problems
  • Must be able to translate analysis results to recommend rule creation and implementation

Imagine a career where your creative inspiration can fuel BIG innovation. Year-over-year, Intuit has been recognized as a best employer and is consistently ranked on Fortune's "100 Best Companies To Work For" and Fortune World's "Most Admired Software Companies" lists. Immerse yourself in our award winning culture while creating breakthrough solutions that simplify the lives of consumers and small businesses and their customers worldwide.
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