Head of Risk at bitFlyer EUROPE S.A.

Posted 1 week ago

Main Objective - Develop and enhance risk management processes to support and control growing business activity
Specific Tasks - Develop and implement bitFlyer Europe S.A. risk management framework and processes:
o Risk identification, risk matrix
o Risk appetite
o Risk management policy
o Risk monitoring
o Risk assessment
o Risk reporting, including Key Risk Indicators
- Covering the complete risk universe including:
o Reputational risk
o Liquidity risk
o Market risk, including FX risk
o Credit risk (to clients and other counterparties, e.g. banks)
o Interest rate risk
o Operational risk
o Information security risk
- New product and new process risk assessments
- Capital adequacy monitoring and reporting (working closely with Finance)
- Outsourcing oversight, including methodology development and implementation
- Operational risk event analysis
- Reporting to Management and Boards of Directors
- Ensure compliance with regulations and best practices
- Work closely with global Risk team in Japan, in particular to ensure consistency of approach across regions.
- Cooperate with and provide support to bitFlyer overseas offices (in particular bitFlyer USA) in all Risk related matters
- Participate in internal and global projects, to ensure good coordination of processes and work across whole bitFlyer group
Desired Skills
Education - Risk qualification such as FRM, or relevant Master's Degree
Experience / Knowledge - At least 5 years of proven experience and increasing responsibility in Risk Management in regulated Financial Services companies (e.g. payment institutions, banks)
- Specific requirement for knowledge and experience in market and credit risk management
- Information security risk knowledge desirable
- Good understanding of multicultural working environments
- Past exposure, experience, or interest in Crypto or Blockchain desirable
Languages - English proficiency required
- French/German proficiency desirable
- Other European languages and Japanese desirable
Communication
Internal - Direct with CFO
- Direct with COO
- Direct with Finance and Compliance
- Direct with Operations
- Direct with overseas offices
External - Direct with auditors and advisers