Director – New Product Risk
Posted on 12/8/2023

1,001-5,000 employees

Global financial platform for business payments and operations
Company Overview
Airwallex, a global financial platform, is a trusted partner for businesses seeking efficient management of payments, treasury, and spend management. With its proprietary infrastructure, the company significantly reduces the complexity of global financial operations, enabling businesses to expand internationally with ease. The company's competitive advantage lies in its cost-effective and transparent local payments network, which allows businesses to operate globally while maintaining local efficiency, as evidenced by the significant savings and operational speed reported by its clients.
Financial Services

Company Stage

Series E

Total Funding





, Hong Kong

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
Finance & Banking
  • 10+ years of technical experience in Consulting, Financial Services, and Payments
  • Bachelor’s degree or at least 5 years of work experience with an advanced degree
  • In-depth understanding of issuing and acquiring statistical analysis, modeling, scoring schemes, etc.
  • Highly developed analytical skills with the ability to synthesize complex information into quality reporting and presentations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – the ability to positively influence stakeholders at all levels
  • Ability to work under pressure, managing tight deadlines and/or unexpected changes
  • Fluency in English required. Fluency in Mandarin is a plus
  • Establishing our Global Risk Strategy and Intelligence team
  • Defining and driving our global risk performance KPIs and ensuring KPI achievement together with Risk Product Team
  • Creating and maintaining all metrics and dashboards for overall state of Airwallex’s risk across business lines and geographies
  • Providing full transparency and visibility of global risk performance via structured risk dashboards and reporting
  • Analyzing trends in data in order to assist senior leadership with decision-making and process improvement initiatives; proficient in metrics and reporting
  • Proactively identifying emerging risk patterns across our global product portfolio and across all different risk types (fraud, AML, credit, ATO etc) and proposing respective risk mitigation solutions
  • Managing the day-to-day Product Requirements Document (PRD) evaluation process for new products as a risk stakeholder, with a focus on enhancing efficiency and ensuring timely evaluations and approvals
  • Developing new policies and strategies as needed for significant product or geographic expansions, collaborating with a cross-functional team spanning the financial partnerships, operations, legal, product, and other relevant departments (i.e. MexPago acquisition)
  • Establishing and overseeing task forces for special projects, addressing and mitigating risks beyond the group’s risk appetite, such as those related to the continuity of financial partner businesses and substantial credit losses resulting from severe economic downturns
Desired Qualifications
  • Fluency in Mandarin