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Head of Risk
about 2 months ago | 209 views | 5 applications

Head of Risk

Per year
$185,000 To $325,000

About the company

FalconX is the most advanced digital asset platform for institutions. We provide trade execution, credit & treasury management, prime offering and market making services. Given our global operations, industry-leading technology and deep liquidity, we have facilitated client transactions of $1 trillion in volume. Our products & services are regulated, compliant and trusted. We are a team of engineers, product builders, institutional sales and trading leaders, operations experts, and business strategists. Our teammates have entrepreneurial experience and come from companies such as Google, Apple, Paypal, Citadel, Bridgewater, and Goldman Sachs. And, we embody our values: Think big; Drive bold outcomes; Be one team; Iterate with speed; and be an entrepreneur. We prioritize learning. Outcomes are mission-critical, but we also believe that learning in success and in failure will drive our continued success. Our industry is emergent - there’s no shortage of experiments to get involved with and to continue growing and learning together.

Job Summary


📍Collaborate with senior management to manage key risks, provide analysis, and highlight risk exposures and performance metrics. 📍Refine the firm’s comprehensive risk management framework for digital asset trading, custody, and settlement activities. 📍Manage a team of risk professionals across the globe. 📍Conduct ongoing risk assessments to monitor market volatility, liquidity, counterparty exposure, and regulatory compliance. 📍Implement risk measurement methodologies, set risk appetite thresholds, and develop monitoring tools. 📍Coordinate cross functionally with business units to refine risk controls and support new product development. 📍Foster relationships with regulatory bodies, industry associations, and auditors to ensure compliance. 📍Lead incident response and crisis management efforts. 📍Stay updated on industry trends, regulatory changes, and emerging risks to adapt strategies. 📍Analyze crypto assets and investment strategies for potential risks and vulnerabilities. 📍Develop risk mitigation strategies and evaluate investment opportunities.

Required Qualifications

📍Education: Bachelor's degree in finance or related field required; master's degree or relevant certifications (e.g., FRM, CFA) preferred. 📍Experience: 10+ years in risk management, preferably in financial services, with exposure to cryptocurrency markets. Prior institutional brokerage firm experience is highly preferred. 📍Deep understanding of cryptocurrency markets: 📍Strong knowledge of digital asset trading, custody, and settlement processes, including associated risks and challenges. 📍Risk management expertise: Proven track record in developing and implementing risk management frameworks, policies, and procedures. Experience with quantitative risk measurement is essential. 📍Regulatory knowledge: Familiarity with relevant regulatory frameworks and requirements for digital asset trading platforms. Experience in managing relationships with regulators is highly preferred.

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