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Senior Risk Specialist/Expert

Riga
Full Time

We are seeking an experienced Senior risk specialist to join our team in the e-commerce industry. The successful candidate should have a strong background in fintech (online card acquiring and processing), VISA and Mastercard requirements, schemes rules and regulations, financial and technical risk assessment, and fraud management. The ideal candidate should have a proven track record of identifying, assessing, and mitigating risks associated with merchant processing.


Responsibilities:

Сarry out risk mitigation with card processing, VISA and Mastercard
Сarry out of risk assessment and implement risk approach methodologies
Actively support the proper implementation of Risk framework and related processes through the company
Apply tools for the identification, assessment, response, monitoring and reporting of the risks within the company.
Support the company business units to effectively discharge their responsibilities.
Collaborate with various business units to understand, identify, assess and address risk exposures.
Be involved in risk monitoring and reporting by preparing reports on a regular and ad-hoc basis.
Participate in risk related training and workshops.
Contribute to the increase of Risk awareness and for the establishment of a strong Risk management culture.
Implement all other relevant tasks in the perimeter, assigned by the Head of the Department.
Works on disputes, fraud requests, risk requests, etc. of card payments.
Performs analysis of the cardholders and the card payments related data to identify the root cause and resolve the case;
Participates in the development and maintenance of internal rules and procedures. Contributes to the continuous improvement of the internal processes;
Stay up-to-date on industry trends and best practices related to risk management and fraud prevention


Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in Finance, Statistics or Economics
Minimum of 3 years of experience in risk management in the fintech industry: banking, cryptocurrency, trading, exchange, blockchain or payments institution.
Experience with card processing, VISA and Mastercard
Strong understanding of risk assessment and risk approach methodologies
Proven ability to identify and mitigate risks associated with card transactions
Fraud monitoring / Transaction monitoring experience
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Out-of-the-box thinker willing to contribute ideas for process improvement when it comes to risk and compliance specifically for this position
Demonstrates a willingness to go above and beyond to achieve more than the status quo
Shows initiative and is willing to take on challenges to get the job done efficiently and effectively.
Fast-learning skills
Result-orientation
Ability to keep deadlines.


Our offer:

Great tools: get your new shiny Macbook
Professional Growth: join our book club, geek out on existential questions with team-mates
Support non-stop Learning: Receive at least 50% - 100% support for your learning expenses (after the probation period).
Paid Lunches: delivered to office from Lido. Fruits and berries. Best coffee in town.
Yoga classes: our yoga teacher comes to the office twice a week
Onsite gym: it’s finally ready - go kick some!
Unlimited holidays: work is life, life is work - explore yourself fully!
Stunning Office: work from our stunning office in Riga (Pardaugava), complete with a serene lake view.
Exceptional Company Culture: Join a supportive team that values innovative thinking and collaboration.


Join us on our quest to transform the world of high-risk e-commerce finance and empower extraordinary talent. Apply now to become our Head of Risk / Senior / Expert and help us shape the future of financial freedom while navigating the thrilling challenges of our niche sector!

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