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Lead Specialist in Brooklyn, OH at KeyBank

Date Posted: 2/16/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    4900 Tiedeman Road
    Brooklyn, OH
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Job Description

The Fraud Hotline is the central unit to receive inbound retail fraud calls and create alerts for review within the Fraud Department. The Specialists are the liaison between Lines of Business and the Client to ensure the necessary actions are taken to prevent additional fraudulent activity as well as the initiating and accurately documenting of all claims/alerts. This position will work closely with various departments under the fraud umbrella and report directly to the Dept. Manager, Operations or Section Manager. A Team Lead will oversee the day to day activities and operations.

Essential Job Function:
The Fraud Hotline Specialists provide support for Corporate and Retail Clients and Financial Crime Investigators in a call center environment. In accordance with departmental procedures and in compliance with Federal Regulations, the specialist assumes a high level of responsibility in taking proactive steps to prevent loss by blocking accounts and forwarding fraud information to the appropriate parties. The Specialist will perform a variety of tasks associated with identifying suspected fraud, and potential fraud related transactions, including performing detailed examinations on account relationships and transaction activity in an effort to detect fraudulent activity, communicating, educating and supporting both internal and external clients throughout the fraud process.

Some of the daily responsibilities include:
• Receiving calls from KeyCenter personnel, Financial Crime Investigators, Internal Departments, as well as Clients and external financial institutions.
• Placing security holds.
• Reviewing account activity.
• Setting up passcodes on profiles for clients when needed.
• Completing Keyform's to return unauthorized item.
• Documenting fraud alerts, building case files, and escalating fraud alerts to appropriate groups.
• Provide clients with appropriate and timely support and information related to their claim.
• Other specialized tasks and projects when required from leadership.


Required Qualifications:
• High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
• 1-3 years in customer service, branch, call center, risk analysis, and/or bank operations
• Ability to meet production goals.
• Ability to multi-task.
• Ability to work with minimal supervision in decision making.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Exceptional attention to detail.
• Excellent customer service skills

Preferred Qualifications
• Open minded and adaptable to new ideas in a changing environment
• Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
• Analytical, research and problem resolution skills
• Proficient in 10-Key, able to perform with a high degree of speed and accuracy.
• Comfortable navigating multiple computer systems and applications
• Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
• Intermediate understanding of banking policies, procedures, government regulations
• Proven ability to handle all customer service inquires and diffuse difficult customer situations independently


KeyCorp is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


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