SMB Risk Analyst

Operations - Risk Full-time

Providence, Rhode Island


Are you passionate about investigating financial crime? Are you excited about using data to identify suspicious patterns or trends? Then the SMB Risk Analyst position with WePay may be the right role for you.

Each one of our Analysts directly impacts our bottom line and our customers. Risk Analysts are responsible for building a trusted environment for our customers by investigating suspicious payment activities that are identified by our proprietary risk technology. These investigations help to reduce fraud losses to the Company and identify and limit money laundering and violations of economic sanctions. WePay’s technology leverages non-traditional data sources such as social media, platform data, as well as traditional personal and business data to detect suspicious activity and mitigate losses.

In this position, you will constantly be faced with challenging and interesting investigations. That means, no two days are the same. The individual who joins this team will have a chance to work in the areas of risk product, policy, detection, and analytics, as well as anti-money laundering and sanctions compliance.  You will have an opportunity to expand your skills and be able to determine your future career path.


  • Investigate suspicious accounts, users, and payments
  • Assist in building and fine-tuning our automated risk rules engine
  • Merchant underwriting and merchant risk mitigation
  • Perform research and investigation with respect to issues related to money laundering and sanctions administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)
  • Assist in making updates to desktop procedures
  • Draft and file suspicious activity reports with the US government


  • Previous experience in transactional compliance or fraud reviews is a plus (preferably in the payments industry)
  • Strong critical thinking and deduction skills
  • Experience gathering and sifting through information with a sharp eye for detail
  • Ability to solve puzzles and recommend solutions from limited information
  • Experience in spotting trends and building processes to counteract them
  • Knowledge of SQL queries or Microsoft pivot tables is a plus
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, changing environment
About WePay

WePay, a Chase company, is the payments partner to the platform economy. It has uniquely enabled Constant Contact, GoFundMe, Meetup, and more than 1,000 other B2B and B2C platforms to provide integrated payments processing without compromising on their user experience or taking on risk and regulatory exposure. WePay is a two-time honoree on the Inc. 500 fastest growing private companies list before its December 2017 acquisition by JPMorgan Chase & Co., and has earned recognition on San Francisco and Silicon Valley "Best Places to Work" lists for an open, supportive culture that focuses on delighting customers and employees and offers all the usual perks (free lunch daily, subsidized gym membership, Paid Time Off, etc.).  

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