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Senior Risk Analyst (Business Continuity)

Peak6 Investments
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Risk Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
WHO WE AREApex Fintech Solutions (AFS) powers innovation and the future of digital wealth management by processing millions of transactions daily, to simplify, automate, and facilitate access to financial markets for all. Our robust suite of fintech solutions enables us to support clients such as Stash, Betterment, SoFi, and Webull, and more than 20 million of our clients' customers. Collectively, AFS creates an environment in which companies with the biggest ideas in fintech are empowered to change the world. We are based in Dallas, TX and also have offices in Austin, New York, Chicago, Portland, and Belfast. If you are seeking a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment where you'll have the opportunity to make an immediate impact, and you have the guts to change everything, this is the place for you. AFS has received a number of prestigious industry awards, including:2021, 2020, 2019, and 2018 Best Wealth Management Company - presented by Fintech Breakthrough Awards2021 Most Innovative Companies - presented by Fast Company2021 Best API & Best Trading Technology - presented by Global Fintech AwardsABOUT THIS ROLEAs a Senior Risk Analyst (Business Continuity), you will contribute to, lead and manage the development and implementation of the firm's enterprise risk management program, with a focus on business continuity this role, you will work alongside the Senior Enterprise Risk Manager in Risk Management colleagues in Belfast and overseas to assist in identifying, evaluating, mitigating, and monitoring the company's enterprise risks. You will develop metrics, KPIs and Dashboards that assist the senior management team in making risk based informed decisions regarding our overall business continuity framework.Key

Lead the development and implementation of processes to identify, measure and monitor enterprise risk exposures with a focus on business continuity.Lead the design and implementation of KRIs/reports to capture key risk exposures for the company.Lead the design and implementation of business continuity testing for all key business lines, vendors and industry events.Ensure risk taking is consistent with stated objectives, key results, tolerances and risk appetite.Communicate effectively and provide constructive challenges to decision makers to ensure risk is managed within established guidelines.Required to take ownership, while working collaboratively with peers across the organization.Maintain on-going dialogue with business partners and support groups.Perform risk analysis to support appropriate risk-taking behavior aligned with the Firm's risk appetite.Complete business continuity assessments; identify any significant changes in departmental risk profiles, and make recommendations for risk mitigations.Maintain a dashboard of business continuity assessment, testing and enhancements.Monitor and analyze risks within the company's business units.Responsible for internal audit, external audit, client and regulator requests for information regarding your program of workEssential Criteria:5 - 10 years experience in the financial services industry, or equivalent.Experience working in Operations, Risk Management, Audit or Compliance.Ability to lead a program, take responsibility for its direction and become the SME of that area.Stakeholder management - the ability to influence colleagues and external stakeholders to achieve compliance of the risk program.Must be able to demonstrate good judgment, attention to detail and the ability to prioritize in a multi-task environment.Willingness to learn, adapt and grow within a fast paced environment. Excellent analytical skills.Excellent written and verbal communication skills.Preferred Qualifications:Bachelor's degree, or equivalent practical experience.Experience working in a fast-paced organization.Entrepreneurial attitude and experience with, or the ability to adapt to, a rapidly growing company with associated complexities and ambiguities.IT experience or sound technology acumen is a plus.Ability to work across functions and time zones.Understanding of the brokerage business, payments and/or financial services industry, and experience in assessing risk or auditing controls.Life at Apex Fintech Solutions UK:We want you to like coming to work so we work really hard to make your job fun and different from any other.We offer:Market Leading Salary plus Annual Bonus 28 days annual leave plus 10 NI national holidaysTraining & Development Budget Pension matched up to 7%Private health insurance for medical,dental& optical Life Insurance Great work/life balance,flexible working hours Parental leave allowance Moderncity centre officeHackathon events Poker tournaments Charitable matching gift program#enterprise risk #mid-senior #full-time #LI-RA1 #AFSUKOur RewardsWe offer a robust package of employee perks and benefits, including healthcare benefits (medical, dental and vision, EAP), competitive PTO, 401k match, parental leave, and HSA contribution match. We also provide our employees with a paid subscription to the Calm app and offer generous external learning and tuition reimbursement benefits. At AFS, we offer a hybrid work schedule for most roles that allows employees to have the flexibility of working from home and one of our primary offices.Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) CommitmentAt Apex, we embrace diversity and are dedicated to creating an inclusive and equitable workplace. We value every team member's unique perspective and are committed to fostering a culture where everyone belongs. Join us in our mission to empower and celebrate individual differences.Apex is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. We ensure that qualified applicants receive fair consideration for employment without discrimination based on sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, race, color, natural or protective hairstyle, genetics, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. We stand by this commitment to promote a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce.

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