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What is BlockFi?

BlockFis mission is to provide liquidity, transparency & efficiency to digital financial markets by creating products that meet the needs of consumers & corporations across the globe. We build bridges between traditional finance & digital markets that enable growth for all participants.

About the Team & Role

We are seeking a highly motivated team player to join BlockFi's Enterprise Credit Risk team in New York. In this role, you will report directly to the Director of Enterprise Credit Risk & be accountable for refining & enforcing the credit risk exposure framework for global lending & structured finance activities. You will be expected to quickly gain an understanding of the firm's business lines & operating model.

Responsibilities

  • Apply a risk framework & policy aligned to risk appetite for single-name & portfolio credit exposure limits for a wide range of trading counterparties including proprietary traders, hedge funds, custodians, exchanges, & crypto miners
  • Contribute to ongoing working group discussions to review structured finance trades & new coin evaluations
  • Support periodic credit risk evaluations of custodians & exchanges providing third-party services
  • Assist in defining a framework to measure & evaluate consumer credit risk using credit score data, characteristic data such as geography, & regression modeling against macroeconomic data
  • Assist Enterprise Risk in the identification & assessment of credit risks, including the effects of credit enhancements & other controls & mitigants
  • Report key risk indicators, performance metrics, analyses & other results to stakeholders & leadership on a regular cadence, demonstrating judgment in escalating to senior management when appropriate
  • Aggregate metrics & findings, & synthesize key themes for risk management reporting
  • Develop effective relationships across a range of front- & middle-office functions to achieve mutual goals

 Qualifications

  • University Degree in an engineering or humanities discipline. MBA preferred 
  • Certifications such as FRM, PRM or CFA are a plus 
  • 4+ years of experience in credit risk management, risk management framework design, or wholesale credit underwriting. Experience supporting capital markets businesses preferred
  • Experience with integrating credit risk findings into capital adequacy, financial planning, or risk appetite statements a plus
  • Outstanding critical reasoning & problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written/verbal communication & interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational & time management skills
  • Ability to develop partnering relationships with the business while remaining willing to challenge if needed
  • Ability to work both independently & in a team
  • Familiarity with G-Suite, Microsoft Office, & LogicGate applications preferred
  • Experience and/or interest in cryptocurrency is a plus

Why BlockFi?

BlockFi has experienced incredible growth since our launch in August 2017. From raising over $100MM in debt & equity capital to helping thousands of clients (and growing!) do more with their crypto assets, we have established a dominant position as the debt & credit crypto market leader in the U.S. As we expand our product suite & geographic footprint, our addressable market will grow exponentially.

BlockFi's leadership team has decades of experience in the traditional financial services & banking world, & we take a conservative approach to regulation that will position us well for sustainable long-term growth & expansion.

Our team is comprised of highly motivated professionals from diverse backgrounds. We are aiming to become the leading lender in crypto & are poised to redefine the global financial ecosystem for the better. In addition:

  • BlockFi is one of the first companies to ever offer crypto-backed loans & the only company whose founding team has an institutional understanding of the debt capital markets & regulatory landscape in the U.S.
  • $4.3MM of seed funding & $50MM in capital for funding loans
  • $100 MM of Series A, B, & C funding led by Valar Ventures with participation from Susquehanna, Winklevoss Capital, Fidelity, Galaxy Digital, Akuna Capital, & Morgan Creek
  • We are moving quickly & have already deployed substantial capital into the space, proving our ability to execute & capture customer demand

We Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Unlimited vacation / sick days
  • Employer paid health coverage (vision, dental, 401K)
  • Weekly lunch stipend
  • Work alongside an enthusiastic, collegial, & driven team in a highly meritocratic environment

To read more about our mission & values, check out our company website.

Above all, you should enjoy the journey. We, at BlockFi, genuinely like each other & enjoy the work we do - so should you!

 
 
 
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