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Full-Time

Deputy Chief Risk Officer

Posted on 7/22/2024

Square

Square

10,001+ employees

Economic empowerment through inclusive technology

Consulting
Energy
Social Impact
Financial Services
Consumer Goods

Expert

London, UK

Category
Risk Management
Finance & Banking
Required Skills
Communications
Management
Requirements
  • 8-10 years' experience as a risk professional at a payment/e-money institution, FinTech, financial services firm or professional service firm serving financial institution clients.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Experience managing projects and scaling processes with company growth.
  • Experience collaborating and influencing across all levels of an organisation.
Responsibilities
  • Work with the CRO to oversee the European and UK enterprise risk function.
  • Cultivate and embed a strong enterprise risk management culture across the business and assist first line of defence in the identification, assessment and mitigation of risks.
  • Develop the enterprise risk management framework and related policies and processes, ensuring they meet regulatory expectations and are tailored to the business, while also enhancing operational efficiencies.
  • Develop and embed the key risk Indicator framework.
  • Perform analysis of enterprise risk data to identify insights, trends and emerging risks.
  • Ensure risks and business activities undertaken are monitored and assessed on a regular basis aligning with set risk appetites and overall risk exposure.
  • Maintain relevant European legal entities' risk registers.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of risk management systems including escalation and reporting processes.
  • Oversee all outsourced risk management processes and third-party service provider relationships.
  • Work with other second line of defence functions.
  • Prepare and present quarterly risk reports for the relevant board of directors.
  • Prepare any mitigation or remediation plans for risks falling outside prescribed risk appetites.

Block is a company deeply invested in economic empowerment through its innovative use of technology across multiple disciplines, including financial forecasting, system security, and inclusive People policies. This multifaceted approach not only fosters an inclusive workplace but also promotes continual learning and growth among its employees, making it a leader in nurturing and implementing new initiatives in its industry.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$601.2M

Headquarters

Oakland, California

Founded

2009

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-2%

1 year growth

1%

2 year growth

15%