Head of Risk Compliance m f d

at Vivid Money

Amsterdam, Netherlands
69 d. ago
About the Job

Looking for some (risk managed) adventure in a fast-paced working environment? Look no further, as we might be looking for you! Vivid is a digital financial service provider with multiple entities operating in Europe. Vivid is in need of an experienced Head of Risk and Compliance willing to take on a broad (compliance) risk management role. You will aid in building and expanding a solid and prudent state-of-the-art digital financial services operation. In this role, you will own multiple risk areas and work for/with multiple Vivid entities, working closely together with multiple product teams and senior management.

What you’ll do:

  • Help oversee and maintain the compliance and risk management framework on individual entity- and on group level; strategy, policies and governance arrangements as approved by the Board;
  • Assist the Boards of Directors and Senior Management to create a culture of informed risk-taking through training, communication and promotion of the agreed risk and compliance framework;
  • Ongoing reporting to and close cooperation with the Chief Compliance & RiskOfficer, who is part of the Board;
  • Support the Board in setting, maintaining and reporting on the risk and compliance framework;
  • Ensure the adequacy of risk information, risk analysis and risk training;
  • Together with the CCRO, lead the oversight and challenge of the systems and controls in respect of risk management on individual entity- and on group level (i.e. 2nd line challenge to 1st line’s management of risk);
  • Oversee all outsourced (critical) functions from a 2nd line of defense perspective;
  • Interact with regulators on an ongoing basis (as/when needed);
  • Keep up to date with EU regulatory developments.
  • At least 7 years of experience with a preference for demonstrated exposure in retail financial markets and/or the crypto industry;
  • Extensive experience in a compliance environment with a good understanding of the compliance issues impacting (financial) market infrastructure and financial services;
  • Significant relevant experience at a regulated financial institution, with first-hand knowledge of EMIR, MiFID/MiFIR, AMLD, MICA, IFR, ESG, and/or trade repositories;
  • Familiarity with financial markets and financial products, e.g. Equities, Derivatives, FX and Crypto;
  • Risk monitoring, including operational-, market-, counterparty- (settlement and pre- settlement), and liquidity risk;
  • Strong leadership skills, including the ability to manage risk and control activities in complex financial operations environments;
  • Alignment to our company values and ability to convey them to the rest of the team - You are customer-obsessed, unstoppable, owner and radically honest;
  • Strong attention to detail; highly driven and ambitious;
  • Excellent written and spoken English skills, native knowledge of a second European language is welcomed;
  • Based in the Netherlands (Amsterdam) or Germany (Berlin) or willing to relocate.

  • Have the opportunity to participate in setting and scaling up a new and innovative company and learn and grow with that company as it goes through the various stages of its life-cycle;
  • Operate in an environment with an aligned mindset of making Vivid the most successful challenger bank in Europe and maybe the entire world;
  • Reap the benefits of working in a great atmosphere with a highly motivated and dynamic close-knit team filled with extremely talented, highly skilled and knowledgeable pool of people throughout Europe;
  • Flexible working environment: the core team you will be working with is located in Amsterdam/ Berlin, but working remotely is (partially) possible and we work flexible working hours;
  • Benefit from having a free Vivid Prime Subscription;
  • Defined contribution Pension scheme with 2/3rd premium contribution coverage by the employer