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Uphold
Senior Financial Risk Analyst
at Uphold
5 months ago | 696 views | 2 applications

Senior Financial Risk Analyst

Full-time
London

About the company

Uphold is an easy-to-use investments and payments app. Specialising in digital assets, we serve more than 10 million customers in 150 countries. We open around 3,000 accounts a day and provide consumers with a more versatile and cost-effective home for their daily financial lives. For businesses, we provide regulated infrastructure to connect crypto with fiat currencies. Today, we support over 200 digital assets, 28 national currencies and four precious metals. Our unique trading experience allows customers to trade directly between any supported asset or currency in one step - physical gold to Bitcoin, for example - saving both time and money.

Job Summary

What you’ll be doing primarily:

📍Linking the strategic objectives of the company to the way financial risks are understood and managed in support of these objectives. 📍Assessing the adequacy of financial risk modeling outputs to inform business decisions. 📍Developing and maintaining effective relationships needed to support these activities. 📍Ensuring the framework for financial risk remains appropriate and takes into consideration internal requirements and wider industry developments. 📍Risk Mitigation: Collaborating with business units to develop and implement risk mitigation strategies and action plans to minimise potential losses. 📍Risk Monitoring: Implement and maintain risk monitoring tools and systems to track key risk indicators (KRIs) and provide regular reports to senior management. 📍Risk Modeling: Develop and maintain risk models, stress tests, and scenario analysis to evaluate the impact of various market conditions and economic scenarios on the organization's portfolio. 📍Counterparty credit checking: Evaluating institutional clients for creditworthiness and defining limits for credit risk 📍Liaising with relevant first line functions to support, guide and challenge the identification, management and monitoring of financial risk including (but not limited to): 📍Market risk 📍Liquidity risk 📍Credit risk 📍Operational Risk that can be effectively priced (fraud or back office error)

Required qualifications:

📍Must be able to engage with business colleagues to ensure they understand where these risks arise in 📍Uphold's business and help them deliver: 📍Policies 📍Controls 📍Risk appetite tolerance 📍Transparency and good governance 📍Software requirements

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