Director, Enterprise Risk Management

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At Remitly, we help immigrant communities around the world send over $7 billion a year to their loved ones. Sending money is faster, easier, and costs less with our all-digital money transfer platform. Our vision is to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial service products on the planet. At Remitly, your work has a direct and positive impact on people around the globe. Your work matters, every day.

The Role

As Director, Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), you are a strategist and balanced risk thinker who implements and manages Remitly’s ERM Program. You will establish ERM frameworks, risk assessments, and help build company wide risk education and efforts to find and address risks across multiple departments. Reporting to the General Counsel, you will use your experience to build the right set of ERM monitoring and reporting that you’ll present to the Enterprise Risk Management Committee and to the Board of Directors. 

What You’ll Do

  • Program Establishment & Management
  • Establish the Enterprise Risk Management program framework for the company to identify, assess, mitigate, monitor, test and report on risks faced by the company, consistent with industry best practices.
  • Work with Remitly’s Enterprise Risk Management Committee (ERMC) and Board of Directors to establish a common lexicon to assess and manage risks within the company and establish company-wide and entity-specific risk appetite statements and thresholds.
  • Deploy the ERM framework to identify, assess, mitigate, monitor, test, and report on risks on an ongoing basis.
  • Conduct Reporting and Governance
  • Facilitate the risk governance processes to ensure risks are identified, assessed, and classified following a defined ERM program framework, and are communicated and mitigated consistent with defined risk tolerances
  • Develop Enterprise Risk Management tools, practices, and policies for you and other team members to analyze enterprise risks and report to the EMRC, Board committees, and Board.
  • Support end-to-end management of governance reporting and regulatory requirements.
  • Monitor and report on all operational risk management activities of the organization. 
  • Work with multiple partners to address regulatory, investor, and customer inquiries about the risks of the company and the Enterprise Risk Management program.
  • Risk Assessment & Mitigation
  • Build relationships and collaborate effectively with other departments to establish processes and reporting to systematically identify, monitor and mitigate risks consistent with the company’s risk tolerance. 
  • Oversee smooth operational implementation of continuously improving risk assessment and management practices.
  • Promote a positive risk management culture throughout the company through training, communication, and promotion of best practices in risk management.

Who You Are

  • Hold a Bachelor's Degree from a recognized university or college
  • 10+ years of risk related field experience, including a focus on Enterprise Risk Management.
  • Deep familiarity with ERM frameworks
  • Project management skills including the ability to direct teams across the organization.
  • Working knowledge of the financial services industry, and associated products/services
  • You have experience educating partners across the company and presenting to company leadership, Board committees and the full Board of Directors
  • You are excited to build a ERM program from the ground up and then run it effectively.

Who We Are

Remitly is a group of passionate people working to make international payments easier and more transparent on both the web and mobile devices. We are seeking team members to join us that want to make a difference and change an industry. We pride ourselves on aiming high and delivering results, data being at the heart of everything we do, and encouraging our team to own business decisions and outcomes. Sounds like the place for you? Join us.

Our Benefits:

  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits + 401k plan with company matching
  • Company contributions to your HSA or FSA plan, if you choose one
  • Continuing education and corridor travel benefits

Remitly is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal employment opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at Remitly. We are committed to nondiscrimination across our global organization and in all of our business operations. Employment is determined based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender identification and expression, marital status, military status or status as an honorably discharge/veteran, pregnancy (including a woman’s potential to get pregnant, pregnancy-related conditions, and childbearing), sexual orientation, age (40 and over), national origin, ancestry, citizenship or immigration status, physical, mental, or sensory disability (including the use of a trained dog guide or service animal), HIV/AIDS or hepatitis C status, genetic information, status as an actual or perceived victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, or any other protected class as established by law.

Remitly is an E-Verify Employer

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Location

Remitly' is in the heart of downtown Seattle. Situated near tons of bars and restaurants, with easy access to public transport, it's an ideal location

What are Remitly Perks + Benefits

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Remitly's executive leadership is as diverse as our staff, and our Director of Diversity & Inclusion is focused on continuous improvement of our D&I initiatives.
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
At Remitly, our nine affinity groups are open membership - any employee who self-identifies, self-affiliates, or is an aspiring ally who wants to connect, learn, and share is welcome to join!
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Mental Health Benefits
Remitly partners with Modern Health to provide enhanced employee benefits that support a holistic approach to employees' well-being. This includes sessions with licensed therapists for clinical needs.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Remitly offers the opportunity to purchase stock options through its Equity Incentive Plan.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 20.5 weeks of family medical leave.
Company sponsored family events
Remitly sponsors family-oriented events semi-annually (e.g., holiday party and company picnic).
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
All King County-based employees receive the ORCA Card transportation benefit on day one. The ORCA Card can be used on all regular buses, Regional Rail, and a few other modes of transportation.
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Semi-annually.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball.
Stocked Kitchen
Remitly has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea and the flavored Bevi water you can handle.
Happy Hours
Virtual happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
Parking
We offer employees a parking subsidy in the building's below-ground garage.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Remitly hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
We offer $1000 annualy for continuing education.
Time allotted for learning
Remitly allows employees to set aside 8 hours of designated learning and development time, per employee, per month.
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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