Country Manager, Robinhood Europe | Robinhood | Remote (Europe)

Country Manager, Robinhood Europe | Robinhood | Remote (Europe)

Remote Europe
Application ends: September 12, 2024
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Job Description

About the team + role

The Crypto Operations team is passionate about delivering an excellent end-customer experience and mitigating firm risk while supporting cutting-edge crypto products. As the Lithuanian President and General Manager, you will report into the Crypto COO & head of global crypto operations and oversee Robinhood’s day-to-day crypto operations in the European Union and the European financial instruments / MiFID business. Responsibilities will include operational process and control oversight, supporting licensing efforts and business compliance, the organization of day-to-day business activities, and the management of the Lithuanian business and any physical presence or assets. You will also serve as the primary point of contact to regulators and oversee all operations as it relates to Robinhood Europe’s business.

What you’ll do

  • Oversee day-to-day securities & cryptocurrency operations, including money movements such as euro and coin settlement with our venues
  • Support regulatory relationships in partnership with compliance and legal
  • Work directly with Robinhood’s crypto head of operations, General Manager, head of product, and head of finance to build out and scale the securities & crypto business in the EU
  • Implement strategic regional objectives, goals, and procedures
  • Partner with other crypto operations desks to facilitate and support trading and settlement, treasury and custody operations, and our risk program, as well as with other cross-functional teams within Robinhood including engineering, product, and compliance
  • Partner with treasury, operations, compliance, and security teams to manage liquidity and minimize firm risk
  • Work with the other operations desks and risk and compliance teams to test critical process controls

What you bring

  • 7+ years operational, risk, or compliance experience in a financial services company
  • Deep familiarity with financial instruments and derivatives offerings and the MiFID license
  • Strong familiarity with European financial laws and regulations
  • Previous experience interfacing with regulators
  • Ability to work with diverse cross-functional teams and navigate large-company organizational structures
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English and Lithuanian (fluency required)
  • Uncompromising integrity and strong dedication to professionalism
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, Computer Science, or other Liberal Arts degree – MBA or JD a plus
  • Regulatory and/or compliance experience (e.g. anti-money-laundering, KYC, VASP rules) – experience directly liaising with regulators a plus
  • Familiarity with cryptocurrency products and blockchain technology or cryptocurrency industry experience