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Fraud Analyst


San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Business Intelligence
  • Industry: Consumer
  • Post Date: 05/02/2021
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  • Company Address: LendingHome Corporation 201 Post St. Floor 12, San Francisco, CA, 94108

About LendingHome

LendingHome's built-from-scratch technology simplifies every stage of the loan process, ensuring easy financing for both novice and experienced real estate investors.

Job Description

LendingHome supports real estate investors by offering the opportunity to build successful businesses through a simplified loan process. Our competitive product, innovative technology, and experienced team are changing the way real estate investors receive funding for their fix-and-flip and rental properties, transforming the experience from end to end.

The Team

With our built-from-scratch technology that covers every stage of the loan process, LendingHome has opened access and simplified a way for real estate investors—both novice and experienced—to get financing, generate wealth, and build businesses. Since founded in 2013, we have funded over $6 billion dollars worth of loans across about 30,000+ projects, becoming the nation's largest hard money lender. Combining the best technology and the most knowledgeable people, LendingHome has grown to a team of over 300 and has won many awards over the years including Forbes Fintech 50, Finovate Awards: Best Digital Mortgage Platform, Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies, and many more. LendingHome is uniquely positioned to become the next great financial services brand powered by the most advanced mortgage platform in the world.

Loans funded: More than $6 billion in fewer than 6 years
Market Share: Increased from ~2.5% in Q1 2020 to over 5.5% in Q3 2020.
Financial Impact: Since April 2020, LendingHome has been profitable every month, a rarity for a fast growing fintech company.
Geography: Lending in 26 states, which account for more than 80% of the nation’s real estate market
Homes financed: About 30,000
Principal and interest returned to investors: More than $5.18 billion
Employees: About 300 employees in San Francisco and Pittsburgh

This is a position that can be based anywhere in the United States, remote or in-office. Our hybrid distributed workforce philosophy allows us to find the best talent in the country and build diverse teams, while allowing our teammates to work from the location that works best for them, whether that is their home office or one of our office locations. We have offices in San Francisco, CA and Pittsburgh, PA for those of you that live local and want to work from the office. We also plan to use these spaces to bring together teammates and drive creativity and innovation.

The Role

The mortgage business can have many challenges, with fraud being an inherent risk.  To meet those challenges, weare seeking an energetic, qualified, dynamic individual to fill the role of Fraud Analyst.  The position will initially report to LendingHome’s Director of Compliance who is based in San Francisco, CA. The Fraud Analyst can report remotely. The ideal candidate should have knowledge of fraud analysis and be able to make loan level decisions related to fraud. The Fraud Analyst  will communicate information cross functionally as well as be adept in reporting trends to management and recommendations to mitigate fraud. 


  • Work closely with compliance, sales, operations, servicing and risk team on loan level fraud escalations
  • Monitor, analyze, investigate and respond to application, origination, draw, and servicing fraud
  • Provide recommendations on loan level potentially suspicious activity
  • Use internal and external third party fraud tools
  • Complete police reporting and fraud investigation reporting.
  • Provides investigation and response support for all escalated fraud events via Potentially Suspicious Activity (PSAR)
  • Supports  fraud prevention tools and systems
  • Prepares and monitors monthly fraud statistics 
  • Recommends changes to the control environment and fraud prevention strategies based on fraud trends
  • Writes and updates fraud processes and procedures
  • Provide fraud training to new hires and ongoing trainings
  • Manage company’s internal fraud lists
  • Report fraud statistics to executive management


  • 3 years+Experience with fraud prevention, fraud data analysis and investigations
  • Experience in mortgage industry or risk/compliance
  • Experience analyzing current fraud trends
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • A positive, team player mentality with strong collaborative qualities
  • Excellent business judgment, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Superior writing skills
  • Expertise with Google Suite products such as Google Sheets, Google Slides and/or Microsoft Excel or Powerpoint
  • Enthusiasm for taking on new responsibilities, even if outside areas of expertise
  • Able to work independently and problem solve autonomously in fast-paced environment 
  • Flexible and willing to take on new challenges
  • Experience with SQL or Tableau a plus
  • Enthusiastic about Fintech

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 Benefits and Perks 

  • Career Growth: We foster an environment that encourages opportunities to use your voice, make an impact, and move towards your long-term goals.
  • Lunch & Snacks: Hungry? We have you covered! Enjoy catered lunches and Bagel Wednesdays—and don't forget to take your pick of healthy snacks and drinks daily from our fully stocked kitchen.
  • Work-life Balance: With our flexible time off policy, you can enjoy a well-rounded lifestyle while easily balancing work, travel, loved ones, and passions.
  • Family Matters: We know your role here might not be the only one you have. Enjoy your job as a parent and welcoming your new bundle of joy with our competitive parental leave policy.
  • Commuter Benefits: Travel from A to B without the stress. We help you save money on your commute to work with pre-tax deductions and a monthly stipend.
  • Product Ownership: We recognize your hand in making our business great. With offered equity, you can claim your stake in our growth.
  • Health Insurance: Your well-being is important to us. Our comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans ensure that your mind and body are in good keeping.

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