Credential Forensics and Fraud Expert

Company: CGFNS International, Inc.
Location: Mantua, New Jersey, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 29.MAY.2021


Position Title: Credential Forensics and Fraud Expert FLSA Classification: Exempt Position summary This role is accountable for all frau...


Position Title: Credential Forensics and Fraud Expert

FLSA Classification: Exempt

Position summary

This role is accountable for all fraud detection and prevention practices related to CGFNS credential verification. The Credential Forensics and Fraud Expert is the internal subject matter expert and thought leader on all topics related to fraud. The Expert will keep abreast of trends and stay attuned to the cutting edge of technology within the industry. They will also develop policies and procedures based on best practices, train the organization on the policies, and build in relevant controls to ensure that the practices are consistently applied.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Fraud Policy Development:

  • Owns internal policies and procedures related to the prevention and detection of fraud.
  • Coordinates with security officer to validate robustness of digital credential tools.
  • Recommends tools and practices to improve fraud prevention capabilities.
  • Provides training and other resources throughout the organization to improve fraud detection capabilities.
  • Design and build internal forensics certification program.

Operational Responsibilities:

  • Ownership of all digital mechanisms for accepting credentials.
  • Handles escalations and investigations regarding to the receipt of fraudulent credentials.
  • Performs internal audits of fraud practices to find opportunities to further harden our defenses.
  • Develops measurement systems to enable leadership to identify emerging trends in credential fraud.
  • Provides input to PMO, IT and Operations related to opportunities to enhance systems to improve fraud prevention and detection.
  • Functions as Subject Matter Expert for new technology implementations related to the transfer or acceptance of digital documents and credentials.
  • Collaborates with CGFNS University to identify learning needs and participates in implementing educational interventions.
  • Collaborates with CGFNS International University as an active participant in the onboarding of new employees.


  • Performs other work-related duties as assigned.



  • Baccalaureate degree or higher
  • Certifications (such as CFDE or BFDE) preferred


  • 5+ years of professional experience related to forensics, document fraud and/or digital fraud prevention.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Understands and can clearly articulate the science behind forensics
  • Understanding of key principles in document fraud detection and prevention
  • Knowledge of Blockchain and its application to credential verification.
  • Understanding of key principles behind Know Your Customer (KYC) guidelines and remote identity verification schemes.
  • Ability to effectively develop and deliver training on topics related to fraud detection and prevention.
  • Computer proficiency: demonstrated skill in use of Microsoft Office applications and internet.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills: written, verbal, active listening, reading
  • Ability to motivate and empower others to achieve production goals.

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