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Head of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), Fully Remote

Long-Term Stock Exchange

Long-Term Stock Exchange

United States
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024
About Us
LTSE supports companies in all stages of growth committed to long-term value creation, and the investors who share their values. We offer software and services for company-building and pursuing a path to the public markets, a U.S. National Securities Exchange for new and existing public companies, and a coalition for the exchange of ideas between companies and like-minded investors.
We believe in the power of a public market that supports continuous success for all stakeholders, including employees, investors, and their communities. We’re helping innovation and value creation flourish for now and far into the future through long-term investment, experimentation, and sustainable scaling.
Lead LTSE investors include The Space Between, Founders Fund, Collaborative Fund, Andreessen Horowitz, Obvious Ventures, Uprising, and Initialized. LTSE was founded by Eric Ries, an entrepreneur, New York Times-bestselling author, and the creator of the Lean Startup methodology.

The Role

We are looking for our Head of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) that will continue to build and scale an effective risk management program. This role will require a solution oriented leader who is deeply experienced in risk management in a highly regulated environment. The Head of ERM will lead the enterprise risk management function at LTSE and partner with colleagues across compliance, legal, finance, technology, internal audit, marketing, and the business to solve challenging business problems and build new programs. This position will report to the Exchange’s Chief Executive Officer, with Audit Committee interaction, and be a critical member of the management team.

Leadership Responsibilities

  • None now, but may eventually have 1-2 direct reports in the future.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement comprehensive risk management policies and procedures to identify, assess, and mitigate risks across all aspects of the exchange's operations.
  • Provide guidance and support to drive continuous improvement in risk management practices throughout the organization.
  • Monitor market trends, regulatory developments, and emerging risks to assess their potential impact on the exchange's risk profile and develop appropriate mitigation strategies.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including trading, compliance, finance, and technology teams, to integrate risk management principles into business processes and decision-making.
  • Interface with regulatory authorities and external auditors to ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and industry standards.
  • Conduct regular risk assessments, stress tests, and scenario analysis to evaluate the exchange's resilience to various market conditions and potential disruptions.
  • Prepare and present risk reports, analyses, and recommendations to senior management and the Board of Directors to facilitate informed decision-making and strategic planning.

Required Skills/Abilities

  • In-depth knowledge of risk management frameworks, methodologies, and tools, with the ability to apply quantitative and qualitative techniques to assess and mitigate risks.
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and problem-solving abilities, with the ability to synthesize complex information and communicate effectively to diverse stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate a fast-paced, dynamic environment with competing priorities and deadlines while maintaining a focus on risk management best practices and regulatory compliance.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, risk management, or a related field; advanced degree (e.g., MBA, MS) preferred.
  • 12-15 years of experience in risk management (or 8+ years with Master's degree), preferably in the financial services industry, with a strong understanding of market structure, trading mechanisms, and regulatory requirements.

Nice to Haves

  • Professional certifications such as PRM (Professional Risk Manager) are highly desirable.
  • Experience with Regulation SCI is a plus.

LTSE's Compensation Philosophy

LTSE is focused on supporting diversity, equity, inclusion and creating a new standard for how other companies should reward their employees. In order to support equitable pay and ensure there’s no bias in our compensation process, our philosophy is based on the work being performed. To determine the compensation for the role, we use a data-driven, blended rate approach to ensure we are paying competitively among our peers by benchmarking to companies of similar size and stage and hire at the 50th percentile (midpoint) of the salary range.

The salary range for this role is $180,000 - $220,000

Benefits

  • Drive Innovation. Make an impact working with a mission-driven company that shares your desire to create a new kind of public market.
  • Meet Great People. Work with skilled, committed, and supportive teammates, that have a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Achieve Balance. Enjoy the LTSE commitment to a sustainable remote-first work environment, including an unlimited vacation policy that requires team members to take a minimum of three weeks vacation per year.
  • Prioritize Health. Take charge of your health with rich medical, dental, vision, and EAP benefits. 100% of employee costs are sponsored by LTSE and there is a small, fixed employee contributions for dependent costs.
  • Focus on Family: All new parents receive up to 4 months of caregiver leave including 8 weeks of full salary continuation, all while keeping your full company-sponsored benefits for up to the full 4 months.
  • Foster Growth. Receive up to $1500 annually towards continuing education and development.
  • Invest in Savings. Enroll in our 401k program offered through Human Interest, and other benefit programs offered through Gusto.
  • Give Back Donate to organizations of your choice and LTSE will match up to $600 per year.
  • Get Started. Launch quickly with your company provided laptop, cell phone reimbursement, and $500 home-office stipend.
LTSE offers remote employment to candidates who reside in select states.
LTSE is committed to championing the inclusion of women and underrepresented employees at the earliest stages of the company’s life. We believe that inclusion is a team effort, and every team member is expected to participate in building a welcoming and representative culture.
LTSE is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.
We enthusiastically work to make our application and interview processes accessible for candidates with disabilities.