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Do the right thing for our customers, our company and your career.

American Express are looking for a Nordic language speaker (Finnish/Swedish/Norwegian) to join the night shift team in the diligent Fraud team.

American Express is a global service company, providing customers with exceptional access to products and experiences that enrich lives and build business success.

Each day, we make it easier, safer and more rewarding for consumers and businesses to purchase the things they need and for merchants to sell their goods and services, enabling them to do and achieve more.

We're committed to becoming the world's most respected service brand and daily deliver extraordinary service to our customers, constantly reinventing our ways of working to ensure we offer rich rewards that redefine expectations for our clients and ourselves.

Responsibilities the core function of an Account Protection Specialist is to deliver superior customer experience by focusing in customer care principle, making it easy to do business with, recognizing our customers and solving the customers' problems. It is equally important to drive profitable spend by making sound and fact based decision taking into consideration both credit and fraud risk assessments.

  • Handle incoming authorizations requests - resolved within the assigned empowerment limit guided by existing international authorizations policies and procedures.
  • Refer complex cases or charges above empowerment limit in accordance to the outlined concurrence and escalation matrix.
  • Ability to detect and minimize credit and fraud risk whilst enabling spend at the same time.
  • Service customer calls to perform charge verifications, taking the appropriate action if fraud is confirmed or negated.
  • Uphold the highest level of integrity by adhering to compliance including, but not restricted; to law and regulations, privacy and data protection principles, anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, code of conduct and sanction rules.
  • Handle customers (service establishments and card members) basic enquiries after business office hours, weekends & public holidays, unless an exception is granted on market basis.
  • Update support messages and account status into the credit authorisation system for fraud and credit reasons.
  • Liaise with overseas servicing centres on authorisations requests and customer enquiries, both internal and external.
  • Handle calls with highest quality standards and ensure we deliver our brand promise.
  • Handle internal customer enquiries on authorizations related queries.
  • Support other risk management functions as and when required.
  • Participate in scheduled off phone work related activities, including trainings, town halls, employee engagement and team building activities.

Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.


Required skills:

  • Able to work under pressure.
  • A team player with excellent communication and analytical skills.
  • High level of integrity.
  • Must be willing to work night shifts.
  • Highly service orientated.
  • Fluency in Swedish and/or Finnish (both languages an advantage) - written and verbal.
  • Proficiency in English - written and verbal.
  • Understanding of Risk Management an advantage.

Why American Express?
Talk to our people and you'll find out what we're really all about. Open, creative, risk-taking, collaborative and innovative are just some of the expressions you'll hear. It's our culture that makes American Express an outstanding place to work, and a big part of why we regularly win best workplace awards all over the world including recognition amongst the World's Best Multinational Workplaces by Great Place to Work and Glassdoor's 2017 Best Places to Work. If you're ready to take on a challenge and make an impact, you owe it to yourself to launch or grow your career here.

To complete your application please click on the links below. However, if you require any assistance with the completion of this process - or need any reasonable adjustments to be made - then please contact the Recruitment Team on recruitment.support.uk@aexp.com or 00800 83 000038 (for Russia based candidates 810 800 83 000038).

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