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Bitwala GmbH

Senior Risk Manager / Risk Controller Cryptotrading

Finance – Berlin, Berlin
Department Finance
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

We believe great people create great products. Bitwala is building, together with their partnerbank, the first of its kind bank for the blockchain generation - to manage cryptocurrencies and your everyday Euro expenses from one account -  and we need your help! We are a team of 24 internationals from 9 countries working in Berlin.

Your Role

  • Take part in building a risk management / risk controlling framework for a bank in the crypto economy

  • Developing tools to measure, simulate and minimize risks in crypto trading

  • Creating methods, processes and written documentation for a future risk management department

  • Work closely with our Trading desk and Process Management as well as senior management to build Bitwala's Blockchain banking experience

You have

  • Quantitative University Degree (Mathematics, Economics, Finance, Informatics, or other)

  • At least 3 years working experience in Risk Management / Risk Controlling in a bank or other regulated financial entity mainly in relation to Trading and/or Market risks

  • Good knowledge of (German) regulatory framework (CRR, KWG, MaRisk)

  • Practical Knowledge of Value-at-Risk modelling and calculation methods on risk taking capacities in banks like stress and scenario tests

  • First- hand knowledge on regulatory reportings in context of banks trading books

  • High degree of risk awareness and analytical skills

  • Strong  IT skills to support analytical work

Bonus Skills

  • A plus is knowledge of risk limit tools and technical solutions for risk management implementation in controlling an banks trading books

  • Soft skills: Flexibility to work in a startup environment. Above average personal ambition to drive the development of a new department from scratch. Strong implementation skills and a a passion of getting things done

What we offer

  • Being first in a fast growing and promising developing blockchain banking environment

  • Chances to shape a future department and grow into a leading role

  • Young, very international, highly skilled team of co-founders and colleagues

  • Competitive salary

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