Risk Manager - Malta (Hybrid)

Valletta, Malta (Hybrid) /
Finance – Risk Management /
Full Time
/ Hybrid
Why you should join dLocal?

dLocal enables the biggest companies in the world to collect payments in 37 countries in emerging markets. Global brands rely on us to increase conversion rates and simplify payment expansion effortlessly. As both a payments processor and a merchant of record where we operate, we make it possible for our merchants to make inroads into the world’s fastest-growing, emerging markets.

By joining us you will be a part of an amazing global team who makes it all happen, in a flexible, dynamic culture with travel, health, and learning benefits, among others. Being a part of dLocal means working with 600+ teammates from 25+ different nationalities and developing an international career that impacts millions of people’s daily lives. We are builders, we never run from a challenge, we are customer-centric, and if this sounds like you, we know you will thrive in our team.

What’s the opportunity? 

We are looking for a motivated and knowledgeable person about risks to join our Malta-based team as Risk Manager, with solid experience in the Payments & Financial Services industry,

Reporting to the Corporate VP of Risk Management, you will be responsible for ensuring that the Company has a robust Risk Management framework.

What will you be doing?

    • Assisting the VP of Risk Management to define, execute, monitor, and report the risk management framework for the local institution, according to local regulations and risk management best practices.
    • Ensuring that the business’s current and future risk profiles are in line with the Risk Appetite.
    • Performing regular risk evaluations and assessments, ensuring validation by relevant management level.
    • Proactively identifying and proposing modifications to Company’s controls and procedures accordingly to the outcome of the risk assessments and other risk events.
    • Ensuring timely submission of statutory and ad hoc reporting related to the Institution’s Risk Management framework as required by local authorities.
    • Presenting periodic reports to the Risk & Compliance Committee and the Board of Directors.
    • Assisting management during internal and external audit as well as other external reviews.

What skills do you need?

    • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in Finance, Business Administration, or equivalent.
    • 5+ years of professional experience in Risk Management/Internal Controls in the Payments & Banking & Financial Services industry, or big four experience with fintech clients and/or clients from the financial services industry.
    • Understanding of the Maltese regulatory framework. The candidate needs to be already approved by the MFSA (Malta regulator) or equivalent for a similar role in another financial / credit institution or payments company.
    • Strong knowledge of Risk Management frameworks (COSO ERM, ISO)
    • Risk Management certifications will be a plus.
    • Analytical and influence skills to gain buy-in with stakeholders in a dynamic and innovative environment.
    • Excellent communication, motivational, and interpersonal skills.
    • Advanced/Fluent English; Spanish is a plus.
What happens after you apply?

Our Talent Acquisition team is invested in creating the best candidate experience possible, so don’t worry, you will definitely hear from us. We will review your CV and keep you posted by email at every step of the process!

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