Enterprise Risk Management Analyst

Who we are Bitpanda is on a mission to reinvent the world of finance and bring investing closer to everyone, everywhere. Today's financial ecosystem is complex, exclusive and expensive, and we're h

Who we are

Bitpanda is on a mission to reinvent the world of finance and bring investing closer to everyone, everywhere. Today’s financial ecosystem is complex, exclusive and expensive, and we’re here to change this as the #1 investment platform in Europe and beyond. Our platform is rooted in the belief that investing should be safe, easy and accessible to all. With Bitpanda, everyone has the freedom and flexibility to invest in what they believe in – commission-free stocks, cryptocurrencies or even precious metals – starting from as little as $1.

Our story started in 2014 with our founders, Eric Demuth, Paul Klanschek and Christian Trummer. Since then, we’ve grown to a powerful and diverse team of almost 1,000 people who represent more than 50 nationalities. Headquartered in Vienna, we’re proud to be Austria’s first unicorn and one of the fastest-growing fintechs in Europe. Our innovative technology serves over 3.5 million users and operates across multiple hub locations. Our products are built by fast-moving, talented, “roll-up-your-sleeves-and-make-it-happen” kind of people. If you’re someone who thinks big, moves fast and wants to make an impact right from day one, then get ready to join our industry-changing team. Let’s go!

The risk team

The risk team at Bitpanda focuses on managing enterprise risk, financial risk and operational risk. It’s mission of managing risks is strongly focused on delivering viable information to the management to support informed and risk-based decision making in order to create, preserve and realise value.

Your mission

Bitpanda is currently focusing on expanding to new markets and business segments. As an Enterprise Risk Management Specialist, you will be responsible for the development, implementation and the embedding of the ERM framework, which applies to the Group and all subsidiaries. Your ability to think creatively combined with your practical experience in risk management will directly contribute to the risk management approach at Bitpanda factoring in the business strategy and board level risk appetite. Together with the entire risk team, you will be forming the top-notch risk culture for Bitpanda.

What you’ll do

  • Support the establishment and development as well as implementation and embedding of the framework for management and monitoring of the overall company risks for the Bitpanda Group
  • Aiding installing a risk governance process across the Bitpanda Group to ensure alignment with risk practice at group and subsidiary level
  • Contribute to the creation and communication of meaningful management information about the risk status
  • Support the definition of the risk strategy in coordination with other risk managers
  • Periodically define and deduct the risk appetite and risk limits
  • Perform the assessment of the risk management maturity
  • Conduct of the risk inventory
  • Host of group risk syncs and other sub-committees
  • Establishing a uniform risk culture within Bitpanda

Who you are

  • 2+ years of experience of risk management in financial technology, financial services or banking sectors
  • Broad practical experience in the design and implementation of ERM frameworks in a technology and/ or financial services environment (COSO, ISO, GRC Tool)
  • Strong stakeholder management, project management and problem solving capabilities
  • Strong passion for crypto
  • Good communication skills (the ability to effectively communicate risks and risk culture in a disruptive fintech mindset)
  • Reasonable knowledge of the financial services regulatory landscape impacting risk management across the group
  • Technology and data capable – able to innovatively create and analyse data in order to generate meaningful and important business and risk insights

What’s in it for you

  • Flexibility-first approach to work* including:
  • Unlimited fully-paid Annual Leave
  • Recharge Breaks
  • 20 weeks gender-neutral Parental Leave
  • Hybrid Working*:
  • 60 days Work From Anywhere
  • €500 Work from Home budget
  • An attractive individual stock option plan* in a high growth company, and a competitive salary
  • Exclusive premiums when trading on Bitpanda
  • Occasional company-wide and team events – both in-person and virtually!
  • Learning & development opportunities
  • Top-notch “tech pack” – your choice between PC or Mac
  • A brand new, optimised-for-hybrid-working, HQ office located in Vienna’s fintech hub (in the second district) as well as local office location hotspots in Berlin, London, Madrid, Barcelona and Milan (to name just a few!)
  • Bitpanda sustainable merch to keep you swagged out and living the Bitpanda brand
  • A global Bitpanda team of fast-moving, talented, “roll-up-your-sleeves-and-make-it-happen” kind of people who are united (across cultures and time zones) by our unique way of working
  • These benefits do not apply for our internships

And, above all, the opportunity to learn & grow as part of Bitpanda’s incredible journey to become Europe’s #1 investment platform.

Bitpanda is committed to fostering a fair and equal environment based on trust and mutual respect. We believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace is paramount to our success and we are committed to building a team that represents a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

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