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Risk Manager Digital Assets

IMC Financial Markets is a proprietary trading firm and market maker for various financial instruments listed on exchanges throughout the world.

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Risk Manager Digital Assets

IMC is a dynamic company engaged in cryptocurrency trading around the clock, every day of the week. In this rapidly evolving field, our team comprises of global Developers and Quants who work alongside our Traders to enhance our trading engine and strategies.

To support our expanding trading operations, we are seeking a Risk Manager (specialized in digital assets) to join our company. This role is ideally suited for a detail-oriented individual who can work independently and efficiently manage and develop our digital risk management framework. It presents ample opportunities for personal growth and ownership, as the candidate will have the chance to contribute to scaling up, refining, and improving our risk management processes. Based in Amsterdam, you will be part of our Global Risk team, while our trading takes place from several IMC offices which also require frequent visits.

Your Core Responsibilities:

  • Identify and manage market, credit, operational and compliance risks in IMC’s existing and new activities in digital asset markets.
  • Maintain and develop our risk management tools to monitor and take measures to mitigate market and credit risk exposures.
  • Assess and challenge potential solutions to business processes associated with operational risk. Develop and implement policies and procedures to manage, control and optimize these risks.
  • Monitor trading activity to identify potential compliance risk.
  • Assist in the KYC process when onboarding exchanges and counterparties
  • Analyze digital assets market developments and help build, revise, and enhance risk methodologies and processes for IMC’s activities in these markets.
  • Perform risk control self-assessments through analyzing potential impact and likelihood of risk events
  • Lead Digital Assets Risk Committee meetings
  • Collaborate closely with the Trading and Finance teams on a daily basis.

Your Skills and Experience

  • Strong academic background in quantitative fields such as statistics, financial mathematics, or computer science
  • 3-7 years of relevant work experience in the financial risk management and digitals assets field ideally in proprietary trading or a related field in the financial industry
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Understanding the digital asset market structure (for example Custodians, Exchanges, Defi)
  • Experience with analyzing and managing the risks associated with digital assets
  • Ability to communicate complex information and ideas to key business stakeholders
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, problem-solving, and time-management skills
  • Self-starter, proactive attitude and an out-of-the-box thinker 

About Us

IMC is a leading trading firm, known worldwide for our advanced, low-latency technology and world-class execution capabilities. Over the past 30 years, we’ve been a stabilizing force in the financial markets – providing the essential liquidity our counterparties depend on. Across offices in the US, Europe, and Asia Pacific, our talented employees are united by our entrepreneurial spirit, exceptional culture, and commitment to giving back. It's a strong foundation that allows us to grow and add new capabilities, year after year. From entering dynamic new markets, to developing a state-of-the-art research environment and diversifying our trading strategies, we dare to imagine what could be and work together to make it happen.

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