Senior Financial Risk Manager

Robinhood

Robinhood

Accounting & Finance
Menlo Park, CA, USA · New York, NY, USA
Posted on Sunday, April 30, 2023

Join a leading fintech company that’s democratizing finance for all.

Robinhood was founded on a simple idea: that our financial markets should be accessible to all. With customers at the heart of our decisions, Robinhood is lowering barriers and providing greater access to financial information. Together, we are building products and services that help create a financial system everyone can participate in.

As we continue to build...

We’re seeking curious thinkers looking to co-author the next chapters of our story. Joining now means helping shape our vision, structures and systems; playing a key-role as we launch into our ambitious future.

About the team:

We are looking for an intellectually curious and enthusiastic individual to help the organization prepare for continued rapid growth by having a good understanding of the impact of the financial markets and risks on Robinhood. This role is responsible for monitoring corporate liquidity risks and investments, developing financial risk models, forecasting key balance sheet items and providing a deep dive analysis into financial market drivers of the business.

This role suits those with a bias towards action and impact, who believe in end to end execution and accountability. You are the perfect mix of analytical, technical, operational, and creative. You are a clear, confident communicator who loves taking a complicated problem, decomposing it, and building data driven models, then turning those models into processes and reports.

The preferred location for this position is in or around Robinhood's offices in New York City, NY or Menlo Park, CA with in-office work capabilities, as may be required by management.

What you’ll do day-to-day:

  • Building out risk management metrics and models for corporate credit and interest rate risk
  • Maintaining and building liquidity risk models for new products at Robinhood
  • Continuing to evolve and improve consolidated financial risk reporting
  • Daily monitoring and reporting of financial risks across the firm to senior management
  • Maintaining and updating risk management policies
  • Partnering with Finance and Product teams to understand and evaluate emerging risks and new products

About you:

  • 7+ years experience working in a financial risk team at a Bank or Corporate Treasury
  • Excellent quantitative and problem solving skills coupled with strong communication and the ability to present to non-technical audiences
  • Knowledge of financial risk practices; Value-At-Risk, Stress testing, Scenario Analysis, attribution models etc
  • An understanding of macroeconomics including financial markets, financial instruments, trading strategies, and investment theory
  • Strong proficiency in SQL and R or Python
  • Ability to build and own process from the ground up
  • Ability to get things done and comfortably operating with ambiguity
  • Bachelor's degree in mathematics, computer science, engineering or a related field.

Bonus points:

  • Advanced graduate degree such as a Masters in Financial Engineering or in a similar technical field preferred.
  • Experience building interest rate risk models
  • Experience building credit risk models
  • Experience with hedging programs
  • Familiarity and experience with Broker Dealers and financial services
  • Knowledge of sophisticated financial instruments such as derivatives, futures, trading on leverage, and crypto
  • Experience with Looker

The expected salary range for this role is based on the location where the work will be performed and is aligned to one of 3 compensation zones. This role is also eligible to participate in a Robinhood bonus plan and Robinhood’s equity plan.

US Zone 1: $149000 - $175000
US Zone 2: $131000 - $154000
US Zone 3: $116000 - $137000

Base pay for the successful applicant will depend on a variety of job-related factors, which may include education, training, experience, location, business needs, or market demands. You can view comp zones for our US office locations in the table below. For other locations not listed, compensation can be discussed with your recruiter during the interview process.

Office locations (by comp zone)
US Zone 1: Menlo Park, NYC, Seattle, Washington DC
US Zone 2: Denver, Westlake (Dallas), Chicago
US Zone 3: Lake Mary


We’re looking for more growth-minded and collaborative people to be a part of our journey in democratizing finance for all. If you’re ready to give 100% in helping us achieve our mission—we’d love to have you apply even if you feel unsure about whether you meet every single requirement in this posting. At Robinhood, we're looking for people invigorated by our mission, values, and drive to change the world, not just those who simply check off all the boxes.

Robinhood promotes diversity and provides equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We are dedicated to building a company that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work (and work environment) will be for everyone. Additionally, Robinhood provides reasonable accommodations for candidates on request and respects applicants' privacy rights. To review Robinhood's Privacy Policy please visit Robinhood - US Applicant Privacy Policy. If you are an applicant located in the UK or EEA, please visit the Robinhood UK/EEA Applicant Privacy Policy.

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