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EU Risk Officer – Dublin, Ireland

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EU Risk Officer – Dublin, Ireland. We’re looking for a senior leader to join our Global Risk Management Organisation, specifically the Oversight team based in Dublin, Ireland.
Stripe’s mission is to increase the GDP of the internet. We build the most powerful and flexible tools for running an internet business.
We handle billions of dollars each year and enable millions of users around the world to scale faster and more efficiently by building their businesses on Stripe. More than 80% of American adults bought something on Stripe in the last year.

The Oversight team plays a critical role in the health of Stripe and the broader financial ecosystem. As the EU Risk Officer, you will ensure that Stripe promotes a culture of sound risk management by implementing and maintaining the appropriate risk governance and oversight practices in Europe.

EU Risk Officer – Dublin, Ireland

You will take responsibility for performing key risk officer duties required in Ireland and across Europe. This should be done in collaboration with internal teams including the Business/Product teams, Legal, and Compliance.
You Will

    • Be designated as the Stripe Technology Europe Limited (STEL) Chief Risk Officer, subject to pre-approval by the Central Bank of Ireland , and fulfil a “pre-approval controlled function” (PCF-14) for STEL
    • Ensure STEL has the appropriate leadership, oversight, and board/committee structures in place to allow for proactive and regular communication and reporting of risk status
    • Be responsible for deploying processes that enable efficient development, maintenance and evolution of a proactive risk awareness/assessment and management culture across Stripe’s EU business lines and governing bodies, including maintenance of the risk register and implementation of the risk management framework for STEL
    • Ensure STEL’s Risk controls are at firm-footing for regulatory compliance on an ongoing basis through the implementation of control and risk monitoring and testing
    • Represent STEL on a variety of risk-related topics before applicable regulators and banking partners,
    • Ensure the development of comprehensive written policies in the EU are established and maintained, and work with global cross-functional teams to implement
    • Implement effective risk governance and oversight practices within the risk appetite as defined for the region

EU Risk Officer
We Are Looking For Someone Who Has

Payments and Regulatory risk knowledge with external credibility, including:

    • Deep understanding of the types of risks (e.g., regulatory) that a company like Stripe would face
    • 10+ years of experience leading risk and compliance organizations in the financial industry, preferably in payments and with EU-wide scope
    • Ability to build relationships with industry counterparts, regulators, and at board level
    • History of maintaining the appropriate Fitness and Probity Standards as defined by the Central Bank of Ireland’s Pre-approved Control Function 14 (PCF 14)
    • Can create a culture of rigor around risk management while helping teams prioritize on key priorities

EU Risk Officer
Risk capabilities; technical and product sense, including:

    • Strong analytical thinker and decision maker: can develop and articulate clear logic for decisions and policies
    • Technically minded; experience working in environments that rely heavily on technology driven risk management
    • Strong business focus, with experience leading a risk function in a growth organization

EU Risk Officer
Organizational Leadership, Including

    • Strong leadership skills and displayed ability to create risk culture in a high growth oriented organization
    • Leads with urgency and is in the details on things that matter; can lead teams through time-sensitive and high pressure issues
    • Communicates well to the broader organization; compelling vision and clear organizational interfaces
    • Strong manager and leader capable of building high-performing teams and leading a multi-level organization

Please find our EU applicant personal information notice here
EU Risk Officer

Seniority Level

Mid-Senior level


  • Computer Software
  • Financial Services
  • Internet

Employment Type


Job Functions

  • Finance
  • Sales

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