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Senior Manager, Financial Partner Risk, Global

Singapore, Singapore
Closing date
Mar 26, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
At Airwallex ( , we're building the future of global finance on one platform. Founded in 2015 in Melbourne, Airwallex is the leading financial technology platform for modern businesses to grow beyond borders. With one of the world's most powerful payments infrastructure, our technology empowers businesses of all sizes to accept payments, move money globally, and simplify their financial operations, all on one single platform.
If you're excited to do the most ambitious work of your career and change the way money moves around the world - join us!
Reporting directly to the Global Head of Risk, the Senior Manager, Financial Partner Risk plays a critical role in aligning Airwallex's risk appetite with our global financial partners, including issuing and acquiring banks and payment method and scheme partnerships. Exceptional leadership, strategic thinking, and collaboration with key stakeholders across the organisation are essential for success in this role.

What you'll be doing:
  • Serve as an industry expert to respond to all risk-related requirements and inquiries from financial partners, including major card schemes (e.g., Visa, MasterCard, American Express) and all payment transfer methods (e.g., NACHA, Klarna), explaining current Airwallex policies and practices
  • Gain buy-in and design any controls needed to obtain additional licensing or permission required for new products or business expansion
  • Ensure that all Airwallex risk management policies, practices, and outcomes are in line with financial partner contractual obligations and industry standards
  • Build trust with financial partners with positive feedback from the partnerships team and financial partners
  • Create a library of high-quality "playbooks" to explain risk management policies and processes to external partners
  • Avoid major escalations or facilitate a quick exit from any program identifications or program risk concerns
What you'll bring:
  • Bachelor's Degree in risk management, financial engineering, or related fields
  • 8+ years of at least one aspect of risk management (e.g., credit, fraud) with a bonus of "well-rounded" individuals with experience in multiple areas
  • 5+ years with a scheme partner (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, China Union Pay) or major commercial bank (Citibank, JP Morgan, Standard Chartered, DBS)
  • Experience in representing the company to external parties with solid influencing and presentation skills
  • Experience in start-up Fintech is highly preferred
  • Independent, self-starter, and works well with cross-functional teams
  • An understanding of Enterprise risk management is added bonus
  • Master in a quantitative field, or MBA, or additional relevant certifications (e.g., CAMS, CFA) is a bonus
Airwallex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and anyone seeking employment at Airwallex is considered based on merit, qualifications, competence and talent. We don't regard color, religion, race, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, sex, marital or family status, disability, gender, or any other legally protected status when making our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Airwallex does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms/recruiters. Airwallex will not pay any fees to search firms/recruiters if a candidate is submitted by a search firm/recruiter unless an agreement has been entered into with respect to specific open position(s). Search firms/recruiters submitting resumes to Airwallex on an unsolicited basis shall be deemed to accept this condition, regardless of any other provision to the contrary.

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