Risk Officer

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BUX makes it easy and affordable for Europeans to do more with their money. Since launching in 2014, BUX has made the markets accessible for more than 3 million users across 9 countries in Europe. BUX currently offers 3 apps that allow users to explore the financial markets including BUX Zero, the flagship platform that is making commission-free investing possible, allowing users to invest in the brands and companies they care about. BUX Zero is currently available in the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, France and Belgium. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, the company is backed by Holtzbrinck Ventures, Velocity Capital, Orange Growth Capital and Initial Capital


The Risk Officer will be part of the Legal, Risk and Compliance Team that supports the business of BUX. This team is headed by the Head of Legal & Compliance but you will be reporting directly to the CFO. BUX works with three lines of Defense and is searching for a Risk Officer in the second line for BUX B.V. (BUX Zero) and BUX Alternative Investments B.V. (BUX Crypto) to build out the Risk and Control Framework. In addition, you will contribute to various activities and projects aimed at improving the maturity of risk management by the business in the subsequent topics.


  • Set up and implement the operational Risk Framework;
  • Identify, measure, manage and reporting risks;
  • Conduct risk and compliance assessments;
  • Ensuring an appropriate Risk culture at BUX by increasing knowledge and support within the organization by providing training and support to the business to continuously enhance awareness and understanding of related risks;
  • Taking part in BUX wide regulatory and change projects in which risk management plays a role, as needed;
  • Make recommendations for improving operational risk management and supporting the line organization with its annual planning;
  • Encouraging, taking initiative and supporting the implementation of measures to manage Operational Risk;


You have excellent verbal and written communication skills. You enjoy working as part of a team and are good at working with others. You have a high level of self-knowledge and want to keep on developing and improving. You are change-orientated and like working in a sector that is constantly evolving. Finally, you have keen analytical skills enabling you to get to the heart of a problem quickly and draw the appropriate conclusions. You are able to put things into perspective. 

Specific requirements:

  • You have at minimum of 5 years work experience, of which 3 years in a 2nd line (Operational) Risk function in the financial services sector;
  • You are familiar with the three lines of defense model;
  • You have the ability to identify and clearly explain operational risks;
  • You have a Master’s degree in Business, Law or other relevant field;
  • You are fluent in English;
  • you like to be involved in a broad range of topics simultaneously;
  • excellent analytical skills, accurate, result driven and commercial awareness;
  • you are confident, you can handle pressure and you are someone who dares to take the lead. You do not wait and make your own decisions in difficult situations;
  • you have strong advisory skills at both the operational level and at the level of senior management and board. You focus on the organization and those involved;
  • You have an understanding of financial institutions and associated product sets such as trade finance, corporate finance, global markets and investment products;
  • You are a team player and contribute actively to the development of other team members.


  • Conference & training budget to boost your professional development
  • The possibility to work from abroad for 1 month every 12 months
  • A cool new office in the heart of Amsterdam
  • Bi-weekly hackathons, weekly drinks, fun company events
  • Flo’s famous lunches
  • Competitive salary
  • Employee option plan
  • Company pension plan
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