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Interim Chief Risk Officer

ReachX is hiring for an Interim Chief Risk Officer for an internationally recognised refinancing company

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A globally recognised financing company with office across Europe, USA and Asia is now looking for a Chief Risk Officer (CRO) for a 12 month contract at their offices in Berlin or London. The role offers remote work options.  


The company works with high profile technology and media outlets based globally to offer scalable financing solutions.  


Core responsibilities of the Chief Risk Officer (CRO) Role: 

  • Drive the structuring and approval of the companies risk position 
  • Supporting the refinancing of customer portfolios and champion compliance standards re being upheld 
  • Support the growth of the wider Risk Team including interviewing risk and legal specialists 
  • Working with other business areas such as sales, finance and operations and developing the long term company strategy 
  • Developing new financing products and providing risk advisory 
  • Outlining the end to end customer lending process and focussing on digitalising the credit process 


Essential Experience Required: 

  • Experience in: Investments, Commercial Banking, Lending, Invoice Finance or experience with Credit Rating Agency 
  • Experience with developing and setting credit underwriting processes  
  • Experience with traditional data (e.g. financial statements) and non traditional data (e.g. bank accounts) 
  • Experience leading teams 
  • Passionate about technology and an understanding of the latest underwriting technologies 
  • Previous experience as a Chief Risk Officer 


The successful candidate will need to be based in either Berlin or London but does have the option to be remote based/work from home also. 


English speaking is essential, German is desirable (not essential)

The location of this role can be either London or Berlin and offers great flexible work options


Activity: Portfolio Manager/CIO, Capital Markets Specialist, Risk Manager, Interim CFO/Controller, Strategy Consultant

Sector: Financial Services, Telecom & Media, Fintech, Technology, Business Services

Skills: Credit Analysis, Project Management, Consulting, Risk Management, Operations Management

Years of Experience: 5-9 years, 10-14 years, 15+ years, 0-4 years

Region: UK