17 Jan, 2024

Risk and Internal Controls Officer (m/f)

  • bitFlyer EUROPE S.A.
  • Hybrid (Hollerich Luxembourg + Telework possible)
Full time (permanent contract) Operations / Support

Job Description

Role Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic individual to join our company as Risk and Internal Controls Officer. This role is based in our Luxembourg Office.

A Risk and Internal Controls Officer identifies, measures, manages and reports risks. As an expert in Risk Management, the Risk and Internal Controls Officer helps develop processes to better evaluate business-specific risk, monitors important as well as critical risk issues and conducts risk assessments.

This is a unique opportunity to work for a fast-growth and revolutionary industry. A familiarity and genuine interest in crypto currency and blockchain technology is a big plus.


Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Developing and enhancing bitFlyer risk management system, maintaining a focus on significant risks and related control mechanisms and developing policies and procedures for:
    • Risk identification, risk matrix,
    • Risk appetite,
    • Risk management policy,
    • Risk monitoring,
    • Risk assessment,
    • Risk reporting, including Key Risk Indicators.
  • Covering the complete risk universe including, without limitation:
    • Credit risk, ICT risk, Operational Risk, Reputational risk, Liquidity risk, Market risk, FX risk etc,
  • Outsourcing oversight, including methodology development and implementation,
  • Reviewing, documenting and evaluating the internal controls operating in bitFlyer;
  • Providing support for automated controls and other business solutions to financial management business needs that incorporate existing and potential new business processes;
  • Monitoring the regulatory control environment, identifying and implementing improvements and providing advice to executive structures to ensure a common application and understanding of the rules and procedures;
  • Proactively identify shortcomings in the bitFlyer risk and internal control framework, policies and procedures and update them to align with regulatory expectations and industry standards
  • Reporting to Management and Boards of Directors,
  • Work closely with global Risk team to ensure consistency of approach across regions,
  • Performing other related duties as assigned as the above tasks may also be extended to other entities within the bitFlyer Group as required;
  • Participate in internal and global projects, to ensure good coordination of processes and work across the whole bitFlyer group.