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Knab is a rapid growing and innovative player in the digital banking world. When you join our crew you will get the opportunity to reshape the financial industry. The Risk and Compliance department is responsible for the independent risk and compliance functions of the bank. Financial Risk Management will look after the market, and credit risks of the bank. We are looking for an ambitious and experienced Head Financial Risk Management professional to join our team in Amsterdam.

In this role you will be responsible for measuring and monitoring the financial risks of Knab, especially liquidity and interest rate risk in the banking book. In addition, it is your task to ensure the board that these risks are in control. Further responsibilities and tasks are to:

  • Represents Financial Risk Management (FRM) in relevant risk committees at Knab, like the Asset Liability Committee (ALCO), the enterprise risk committee and the board meetings if necessary.
  • Provide financial risk reporting to governance committees, management board and internal and external committees
  • Works closely with the heads of Operational Risk Management (ORM), Compliance, and Legal.
  • Provide leadership and expertise to Knab of the financial risk management and pro-active support the Chief Risk Officer (CRO) of the bank in leading the risk function of the bank.
  • Act as a strategic business partner on financial risk topics. That is support the Knab organization with content and vision on financial risk management for a fintech.

The Team
The head of FRM reports to the CRO of Knab and leads the financial risk management team (currently 10 FTE but groing fast) of Knab.

Your Profile
There is no set route to become a great Head of FRM. However, to be successful in this role we have the following profile in mind:

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in financial risk management within a bank
  • Knowledge and experience and a drive to improve within a flat (non-hierarchical) organization
  • Excellent expertise combined with great communication skills
  • To be able to challenge conventional practice
  • You fit in the team if you have humour, open and are passionate about risk management.
  • Pursue for continuous improvements
  • Advanced degree in econometrics, mathematics or related areas.

Work with us
If you come to work with us, Knab will become a significant part of your life. Therefore, we make sure the ambiance is just as exciting as your job. Check the benefits

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Application procedure

1. You apply
You apply
2. Intake (phone)
Intake (phone)
3. First interview
First interview
4. Case
5. Second interview
Second interview
6. Third interview
Third interview
7. Offer
8. Pre-employment screening
Pre-employment screening
9. Whoo! New job!
Whoo! New job!

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