Head of Risk

Our client, a leading fintech company, is seeking a highly experienced and skilled Head of Risk to join their dynamic team. The ideal candidate will have prior experience working in the fintech industry, specifically in high-risk sectors, and a proven track record of managing risk in a fast-paced environment.


Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a risk management framework that aligns with the company’s overall strategy and business objectives.
  • Lead the transaction monitoring process to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and mitigate potential fraudulent activity.
  • Work closely with the compliance department to ensure adherence to all relevant regulations and policies.
  • Establish and maintain chargeback control procedures to minimize financial losses and maintain strong relationships with payment processors.
  • Monitor and analyze emerging risks and trends in the industry and develop mitigation strategies as needed.
  • Provide guidance and leadership to the risk management team, ensuring high performance and effective collaboration across the department.
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure a comprehensive approach to risk management across the company.
  • Prepare regular reports for senior management and the board of directors on the state of the company’s risk profile and potential risks and opportunities.


Requirements:

  • Hands-on experience in risk management, preferably in the fintech industry.
  • Strong knowledge of high-risk sectors and the associated risk management challenges.
  • Experience with transaction monitoring and chargeback control.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills, with a proven ability to build and manage a high-performing team.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to analyze complex data sets to identify trends and risks.
  • In-depth understanding of regulatory requirements and compliance frameworks.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with the ability to manage competing priorities.
  • Proper knowledge of English and Russian languages


Benefits:

  • Attractive salary (depending on your experience and skills)
  • Health insurance
  • Paid gym membership
  • Free parking or Taxi/Car-share budget
  • Uncapped learning budget
  • Chance to work with a dynamic team of professionals.


If you are a highly motivated, results-driven risk management professional passionate about the fintech industry, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity!

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