Enterprise Risk Management Lead

Hong Kong | Finance

Block.one is a software publisher specialising in high performance blockchain technologies. Its first project, EOSIO, an open-source blockchain protocol designed to enable secure data transfer and high-performance decentralised applications, has received global recognition as the first performant blockchain platform for developers, following its introduction in May 2017

Through its affiliate, Block.one Hong Kong provides software development and consultancy services through its office in Central, Hong Kong. We are continuing to look for global and local talent to join us in Hong Kong to offer creative solutions based on the latest technological innovations and trends.

To support our expansion, we are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to join our Finance team as an Enterprise Risk Management Lead. The responsibilities associated with this role will stretch across the organisation’s business activities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Organise and advise on Enterprise-wide risks by working with colleagues responsible for managing IT Risk, Cyber Security Risk, Physical Security Risk, Compliance and potentially others
  • Work closely with Block.one CFO, COO and other key stakeholders to develop the risk management infrastructure, controls, reporting and systems to support Block.one’s growth aspirations
  • Build a robust risk management and reporting framework across key financial and non-financial risks, factoring best practices across traditional and crypto industries
  • Work with the businesses to define risks for each and determine an appropriate rating based on magnitude of impact and likelihood of occurrence 
  • Work with the businesses to identify mitigations
  • Communicate definitions and expectations for risk acceptance for unmitigated risks. Support the Board in holding relevant executives accountable. 
  • Develop and maintain a risk register for the consolidated Block.one businesses
  • Establish and support the risk committee and asset-liability committee, as required
  • Build reporting tools appropriate for senior management and Board consumption
  • Implement necessary systems, data analytics, processes and internal controls to support efficient growth and management of the business
  • Provide trusted advice on the optimal (risk vs reward) treatment of key operational risks. Support the attestation process in relation to control environment questions 
  • Demonstrate strong project management skills and ability to interface effectively with senior management
  • Demonstrate an ability to quickly grasp key concepts across the diverse range of businesses operated by Block.one
  • Project management and strategic advisory role to start rather than compliance and transaction focused
  • Any other matters commensurate to the role or as may be required of you by Block.one CFO, COO and/or management team of the Company and its Associated Companies

Experience and Qualifications

  • 10+ years of risk management experience in a leadership position, ideally in a multi-national environment
  • Financial Services / Technology / Fintech / Media / Risk consulting industry experience preferred
  • Qualifications similar to CPA / CA / FRM / CFA
  • Risk certification like CRMA (Certificate in Risk Management Assurance)
  • Previous experience with designing and implementing risk framework applying to diverse businesses
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm about blockchain and the crypto space
  • A team player and has demonstrated ability to collaborate across geographies and organisational boundaries
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Highly intellectual capabilities, particularly in analytical and strategic contexts
  • Problem solving and data modelling skills
  • Strong executive presence and presentation skills
  • Ability to manage through ambiguity and priorities effectively
  • Build from the ground up
  • “Can-do, make it happen” attitude


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