Head of Fraud and Anti-Money Laundering (Remote)

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What Brex is looking for in applicants

Why join us

Brex is reimagining financial systems so every growing company can realize their full potential. As the financial OS, we’re building software and services in one place—disrupting long-entrenched institutions with products and experiences that better serve the ambitions of our customers.

Working at Brex allows you to push your limits, challenge the status quo, and collaborate with some of the brightest minds in the industry. We’re committed to building a diverse team and inclusive culture and believe your potential should only be limited by how big you can dream. We make this a reality by empowering you with the tools, resources, and support you need to grow your career.

Compliance, Risk and Fraud Team at Brex 

The Compliance, Risk and Fraud team helps the company grow responsibility, advocating for Brex and for the thousands of growing businesses we serve. We own the compliance, risk and fraud policies for Brex, provide strategic advice and guidance to all Brex teams, protect Brex from Financial Crime and other compliance risks, and represent the company externally on key regulatory and policy issues.  Reimagining the financial system in a highly regulated environment requires creativity and resourcefulness, and we welcome the challenge.

What you’ll do

The Head of FRAML will be responsible for ensuring that Brex has an industry leading fraud program and will hold primary responsibilities for all second line fraud functions. This includes, but is not limited to, helping to establish a strategic framework for fraud controls, providing advice and oversight to the first line on all fraud controls.   The individual will focus on Fraud Risk strategy for new ventures and products as well as taking a proactive approach to addressing external fraud threats, one that is informed by industry knowledge and developments as well as the Brex product roadmap. Critical skills for this role include the ability to take an abstract problem and return tangible results and the ability to design proactive controls for new and emerging risks.  To execute successfully, Brex is looking for a subject matter expert with deep knowledge of credit card, account and deposit fraud within banking or other financial organizations. 

Additionally, this person will also be responsible for managing both the AML and Fraud Investigations Team as well as the Enhanced Due Diligence Team.  


  • Evaluate Brex’s product roadmap and help develop an actionable, proactive and evolving plan that derisks expected fraud trends and events 
  • Leverage deep subject matter expertise and data drive analyses to offer senior management and the first line fraud teams options to mitigate future risks and prevent future fraud losses 
  • Work closely with the first line to develop governance and strategy for ensuring Brex is pursuing a holistic fraud prevention and risk management strategy
  • Comfortable navigating in an ambiguous environment and solving open ended problems
  • Support special projects and research needs of Brex to evaluate Fraud Risk of new products and investments 
  • Stay up to date on relevant fraud trends and industry best practices
  • Manage the existing AML/Fraud Investigations and Enhanced Due Diligence Teams


  • 10+ years fraud experience specifically within the financial sector with an emphasis on credit card, account and deposit fraud
  • Broad understanding of the financial industry’s competitive landscape and what industry standard is for mitigating fraud 
  • Strong ability to define success metrics for fraud 
  • Familiar with various fraud mitigating strategies for any given problem in the banking industry
  • Knowledge of industry-best solutions for onboarding external data sources 
  • Experience building fraud policies and monitoring performance throughout the organization 
  • Able to adapt to an ambiguous working environment with a focus on taking an abstract situation and moving it towards actionable work 
  • Experience managing operational teams and meeting SLAs


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