Business Analyst - Fraud Strategy & Insights

Business Analyst - Fraud Strategy & Insights

About KOHO
KOHO is a quickly scaling FinTech company backed by leading investors and advisors from around the world. We started KOHO because we believe in doing two things:

Democratizing access to the best financial products and giving everyone a great financial foundation

Since our journey began 6 years ago, we’ve raised more than $130M, grown the KOHO Collective to over 200 employees and created accounts for more than 400,000 Canadians.

About the Role

As a Business Analyst at KOHO, you will play a key role in the team that is responsible for developing strategies and controls to manage areas of fraud risk. This role requires experience in the development of business cases and a strong understanding of financial transaction, KYC and user data. You will report to the Manager, Fraud Strategy.

What You'll Do

    • You will assist in the development and enhancement of reporting and controls to identify potential incidents of fraud
    • You will work on the continuous design and development of our card transaction fraud engines by writing rules and policies 
    • Understand the different fraud patterns that KOHO faces and define actions to stop them, trying not to affect the experience of our good customers.
    • You will proactively look for ways to improve our systems 
    • You will live the five Values of KOHO with the internal team and external partners/vendors

Who You Are

    • You have 2+ years of experience in working in Fraud Analytics
    • You are comfortable with SQL, Excel
    • You have worked with a card processor, or with transaction level data
    • You are comfortable working with third party vendors to optimize the use of their fraud prevention tools
    • You are a continuous learner - you own your development by reading books, taking courses, or seeking coaching

A bonus if you have experience or an interest in any of the following!

    • Experience with Identity Fraud Prevention platforms such as SIFT, ThreatMetrix, Emailage
    • You know how to make good tradeoffs between product and engineering 
    • You know how to motivate and support a team
Joining the (lovely!) KOHO Team
We invest time and resources into making sure KOHO is as good as the people we hire. Here are some of the reasons we attract the best people:

• Balance Your Life - Unlimited PTO, generous vacation, and a lifestyle spending account
• Work Anywhere - Permanently remote and $1,000 to set up your home office
• Level Up - Access to an in-house certified performance coach
• Reach Your Goals - Salary assessments twice a year, annual training allowance
The KOHO Culture - We have won 6 "Great Place to Work ®" awards since 2019

The KOHO culture is one of collaboration, creativity, and diverse perspectives. We are committed to building and fostering an inclusive, accessible environment for everyone. If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding accessibility needs, please contact and the People and Culture team will be happy to help. 

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