Fraud and Risk Analyst - Valetta, Malta


Contract Type Permanent
Sector Fraud

RecruitMalta are currently helping our client who is a long established and reputable online sports betting company, who promote talented employees, encourage and enable creativity, generate opportunities and secure sustainability. They want an Fraud and Risk Analyst who will work with a passion to deliver a unique user experience in sports betting all over the world. 

As an Fraud and Risk Analyst, you will ensure continuous risk management and pro-actively anticipate issues to minimise risk exposure in our sportsbook gaming activities. The person will also need to identify potentially fraudulent accounts activities, investigate them and judge on them to minimise the impact on good customers and company. The Risk and Fraud Analyst will be also responsible for setting up alerts, anti-fraud workflows and responsive reaction measures in collaboration with other internal departments. The person will be also involved in analysing customer behaviour and fraudulent activities. 

Why Malta? Lower personal rate of tax, 300 days of sunshine per year, much cheaper cost of living, English spoken as the main language, clean beaches / sea, relaxed out of work lifestyle etc. 

Key Responsibilities 

Investigate, classify and prioritise various forms of fraudulent users and payment concerning activities 
Oppose and avoid high-risk scenarios, specify and analyse internal control and risk management techniques to defend operation from fraudulent attacks 
Establish risk and fraud avoidance measures 
Monitor and authenticate customer registrations 
Monitor and analyse customers’ attitudes 
Approve players’ pay-outs, assure that turnover requirements at customer withdrawals are answered 
Oversee and optimise current and new payment methods 
Communicate possible and actual fraudulent attacks to other answerable employees and departments 
Determine weaknesses and vulnerabilities 
Regularly research information concerning online fraud threats 
Reduce Key Performance Indicators (e.g. Charge back ratios, Refunds) 

Required Skills 

Experience in a similar role in iGaming and/or in sports betting company 
Outstanding knowledge of online payments, gaming accounts, banking and payments processing 
Understanding and experience in monitoring, measuring and preventing fraud 
Understanding of mitigations to risks related to iGaming environment 
Understanding of related legislation and regulations in fraud and risk mitigation 
Exceptional analytical and investigation skills 
Outstanding punctuality and exceptional communication skills 
Efficient judgement and informed decision making skills 
Eagerness to work on various shifts for 9 hours from 9am to 11pm as well as public holidays 
Good command of English language is essential 

Salary circa €21k - €23k based on experience plus Health Insurance and assistance in finding accommodation. 


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