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Risk Associate

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Alpaca

Alpaca

51-200 employees

API for stock and crypto trading

Fintech
AI & Machine Learning
Financial Services

Senior

Remote in USA

Category
Risk Management
Finance & Banking
Required Skills
Communications
Management
Requirements
  • 5+ years of experience in risk management, internal audit, compliance, or a related field within the financial services industry.
  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business administration, or a related field.
  • Strong understanding of securities broker-dealer operations, regulations, and industry best practices.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across departments and levels of the organization.
Responsibilities
  • Conduct internal controls testing to evaluate the effectiveness of existing operational processes and controls.
  • Perform user acceptance testing (UAT) for new code releases, applications, and processes to ensure they meet regulatory requirements and business needs.
  • Act as a first responder to incidents and Sev escalations, including operational disruptions, and other risk-related events, and escalate as necessary to appropriate stakeholders.
  • Coordinate with internal and external auditors to provide documentation, respond to inquiries, and address findings related to risk management practices.
  • Manage access controls for critical systems and applications, including user provisioning, role-based access control (RBAC), and periodic access reviews.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of risk mitigation strategies and action plans based on identified risks and vulnerabilities.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify, assess, and mitigate emerging risks and regulatory compliance requirements.
  • Prepare and present risk-related reports and metrics to senior management and key stakeholders.
  • Support ad-hoc risk management projects and initiatives as needed.

Alpaca offers a developer-first API for stock and crypto trading, featuring commission-free API building, OAuth integration, local currency trading API, and crypto wallets for trading with BTC, USDT, and USD pairs. The company's technologies include commission-free API building, OAuth integration, local currency trading API, and crypto wallets for trading with BTC, USDT, and USD pairs.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$96.8M

Headquarters

San Mateo, California

Founded

2015

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

4%

1 year growth

5%

2 year growth

-18%

Benefits

Competitive salary & stock options

Medical, dental, & vision

Home office setup stipend

Monthly Brex Card stipend