BCB Group is an innovative banking and payment services provider that believes in the revolutionary power of cryptocurrency and blockchain. BCB’s mission is to build the world’s leading financial hub for the digital asset economy by providing reliable and robust financial services. The team boasts significant financial, legal and regulatory expertise and experience, and focuses on building a foundational infrastructure that caters to companies that need it most.
BCB Group counts many of the most reputable cryptocurrency companies as clients, including: Coinbase, Bitpay, Bitstamp, Gemini, Galaxy Digital, Kraken and more.
The cryptocurrency and blockchain industry is growing rapidly, and we here at BCB Group want to continue shaping the way the industry progresses. We are looking for talented, motivated and crypto-passionate individuals to join us in ushering in this new financial revolution.
The Risk Manager is responsible for monitoring and managing the following risk categories across BCB Group:
Market risk (FX and cryptocurrency markets).
Operational risk (predominantly settlement risk).
Counterparty credit risk.
The risk manager will work across BCB Group’s international structure and ensure both a regulatory compliant view for individual legal entities, as well as a group-wide risk view.
In his role, the risk manager will work with internal and external stakeholders to continually align the risk management framework and -metrics with the growth path that BCB Group experiences.
What will you be doing?
Establishing, documenting and evolving risk policies and practices.
Drive implementation of appropriate checks, balances and control systems across BCB Group.
Define limits for counterparties, clients and business lines and ensure that appropriate policies and procedures are in place to monitor limits.
Closely monitor and actively manage all categories of risk, (operational, credit, market, strategic, liquidity and model risks).
Developing, managing and refining qualitative and quantitative risk reporting which meets the needs of the Board of Directors and senior stakeholders in order to support effective decision making.
Produce and evolve regular risk reporting to the Risk Committees of the relevant Boards of Directors.
Ensure ongoing oversight of everyday risk management activities that are owned by the 1st line of defence.
Continue to build out risk capabilities as regulatory landscape evolves; harvesting, analysing and assessing risk information across the geographies BCB Group does business in.
Monitoring and analysing overall risk exposures of the business, including measuring all losses that the businesses in the region would experience under a variety of normal and extreme market conditions.
Work closely with key 1st line of defense stakeholders in order to enable efficient and effective risk management across payments and trading lines of business.
Support the 1st line in maintaining the company’s risk profile and determining and implementing risk mitigation strategies.
So, what are we looking for?
If you can demonstrate some of the following experience/skills below, we would love to have a conversation.
Strong risk management experience in a financial institution.
Good understanding of payments schemes (FPS, BACS, SEPA, SWIFT, SIC).
Previous exposure to cryptocurrencies in a risk context preferred.
Good understanding of the regulatory requirements of risk management (FCA, FINMA, etc.) for non-prudentially supervised firms.
Fundamental understanding of OTC trading workflows.
Fundamental understanding of bank treasury needs.
Experience with derivative instruments desired.
Experience in building a risk management frameworks is a plus.
Entrepreneurship skills or experience.
Management of stakeholders and their expectations.
Experience working with cross-functional teams to deliver on a common goal.
Can-do approach to problem solving.
FRM, BTRM certificates, Masters Degree or equivalent is a plus.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Attention to detail.
Outstanding communication, presentation and leadership skills.
Excellent verbal and written English, German language skills a plus.
So, what’s in it for you?
The chance to operate at the forefront of our industry.
Is there a good work-life balance? Absolutely, we take this seriously!
You can talk to anyone in the business as there are no barriers and everyone is accessible.
Industry leading benefits.
We value team success where every individual can grow and prosper.