Manager, Line 2 Risk, Financial Services ANZ

  • Full-time

Company Description

It all started with an idea at Block in 2013. Initially built to take the pain out of peer-to-peer payments, Cash App has gone from a simple product with a single purpose to a dynamic ecosystem, developing unique financial products, including Afterpay/Clearpay, to provide a better way to send, spend, invest, borrow and save to our 47 million monthly active customers. We want to redefine the world’s relationship with money to make it more relatable, instantly available, and universally accessible.

Today, Cash App has thousands of employees working globally across office and remote locations, with a culture geared toward innovation, collaboration and impact. We’ve been a distributed team since day one, and many of our roles can be done remotely from the countries where Cash App operates. No matter the location, we tailor our experience to ensure our employees are creative, productive, and happy.

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Job Description

As our business grows, so does our Line 2 Risk and Compliance Team. We are looking for an experienced risk practitioner to help us move faster by better understanding, managing and consciously taking on risk. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone that is looking to innovate and help create and embed a modern, effective and efficient Regulatory Risk framework within a fast-moving and growing FinTech! 

Together with our Senior Managers in Risk & Compliance in the ANZ Compliance team, you will work across all areas of Risk in Line 2, and partner closely with our colleagues in Risk Ops, Business Resilience, Privacy, Security, Legal and Compliance to improve our risk and control capabilities, improve the design and operation of controls, and build data driven, modern and efficient underlying risk processes. 

Your responsibilities will include, but won’t be limited to:

  • Partner with teams to bring our products to market and provide advice on risk related activities (e.g. risk assessments, controls development and assurance, incident investigations, operational resilience, issue remediation, risk framework delivery)

  • Work closely with and support our colleagues in Business Continuity, Security and Privacy

  • Develop, socialise and embed risk-related frameworks that meet regulatory expectations for ASIC-licenced products, are efficient, fit for purpose and manage the key risks appropriately

  • Support the global implementation of the ERM software tool and using this and other tools perform data driven risk insights, controls testing, reporting and analysis for management

  • Conduct risk assessments on new products, services and initiatives.

  • Partnering with the Compliance team, manage risk and compliance reporting, maintain databases, registers and other records relating to operational risk management (e.g. maintaining project plans, logging incidents, completing risk assessment forms and action logs).

  • Drive a strong risk culture and awareness in day-to-day business decisions. 


About You: 

Like us, you’ll be deeply committed to delivering positive outcomes for customers and passionate about shaping the future of the Afterpay business in ANZ.

  • 5+ years experience in a relevant or related role (first line of defence and second line of defence experience preferable), either in professional services, technology start-up or in a regulated financial services organisation with a focus on risk and controls 
  • Motivated and proactive, with proven ability to work both collaboratively and autonomously

  • Good understanding of risk practices and frameworks 

  • Great stakeholder management skills with ability to engage, influence and work cross-culturally 

  • Strong verbal and written communication capabilities

  • Ability to partner with others to come up with pragmatic solutions to solve problems

  • You thrive in a fast paced, ambiguous and ever changing environment

  • Flexible and resilient, ability to manage multiple competing priorities and think holistically

  • Good grasp on key technology and cloud architecture concepts

  • Excellent eye for detail and also able to see the bigger picture

  • You enjoy solving problems and are creative but also strategic, ensuring solutions are relevant and sustainable.

  • A willingness to learn, be challenged and be part of a team of like-minded people who want to make a difference 

  • Excellent eye for detail but also able to see the bigger picture

We encourage you to apply if you have a passion to innovate in risk management, even if you don’t  completely align with all of the above desired experiences and capabilities.

Additional Information

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, based solely on the core competencies required of the role at hand, and without regard to any legally protected class.

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page.


We want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:

  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

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