Risk Governance & Oversight Specialist

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What Robinhood is looking for in applicants

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.

Just as we focus on our customers, we also strive to create an inclusive environment where our employees can thrive and do impactful work. We are proud of the competitive products and company culture we continue to build and have been recognized as:

  • Glassdoor Best Places to Work 2020
  • TIME100 Most Influential Companies 2021
  • Fortune Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance™ 2021 and Fortune Best Workplaces for Millennials™ 2021

We’re growing and looking for...

We continue to hire Robinhoodies at a rapid pace to drive this journey, and with that growth comes necessary change. We’re seeking culture builders and curious thinkers looking to co-author the next chapters of our story. We’re in build mode, majorly expanding our team while also growing up as a company. Joining now means helping shape our structures and systems, then taking part as we launch into our ambitious future.

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About the team:

Robinhood Securities, LLC (RHS) is Robinhood’s clearing broker/dealer, and the RHS Risk Program is responsible for building and maintaining a risk framework, risk tools and dashboards, and the practices needed to address exposures RHS faces. This role will partner with Enterprise Risk Management to develop and mature our risk frameworks and methodologies. You will engage RHS management team to adopt new risk practices and ensure adherence to policy. Additionally, you will collaborate with other risk programs including Compliance, Product, Technology, Finance, and Vendor Management on innovative, risk-mitigating initiatives. This individual will curate materials for risk committees, proposals for addressing risks, and assist in providing oversight to the execution of risk processes. This role is to building out the framework and risk practices that maintain a controlled environment while enabling innovation and growth. 

What you’ll do day-to-day:

  • Partner with Finance, Enterprise Risk, and Compliance teams to implement the Risk Framework
  • Curate materials to facilitate risk assessments and risk committee meetings
  • Facilitate the aggregation and reporting of risk information that is applied in assessment of risk against risk appetite
  • Assist with identifying and assessing risks in both existing and new products and processes as well as emerging risks
  • Provide objective oversight of control operating and design effectiveness and ensure business partners perform timely risk governance procedures

About you:

  • Comfortable working closely with individuals at all levels within the company
  • Someone who enjoys a fast-paced, innovative environment
  • Previous risk management experience in enterprise, operational, technology, credit, liquidity, or financial risk management areas
  • Experience in Brokerage Operations and/or Risk Management; Bachelor’s degree in finance, business, or quantitative field 

Bonus points:

  • Strong Robinhood product knowledge
  • Series 7 and Series 24 licenses

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's benefits include generous time off, 401(k) participation with employer match, comprehensive health coverage, a health savings account (HSA), wellness benefits, backup childcare and education stipends (all benefits are subject to applicable taxes and based on eligibility).

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