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Bitwala GmbH

Senior Risk Manager / Risk Controller Cryptotrading

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

At Bitwala we are pioneering the crypto ecosystem by building a banking operation framework in the crypto economy.  Together with our partner bank, we offer the first of its kind blockchain bank account to manage cryptocurrencies and everyday financial needs in one place. We are a team of 39 + internationals from 21 + countries working in Berlin and we need your help.

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

  • Get upfront experience working pioneering the future of Fintech

  • Learning and Development opportunities, taking ownership and responsibilities

  • Cool office in the heart of Kreuzberg

  • Tokens in our upcoming Security Token Offering
  • Young, international, entrepreneurial co-founder and colleagues

  • Fresh fruits, soft drinks, great coffee and an amazing team!

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