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Director, New Product Risk



San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, June 3, 2024

At Airwallex (, we’re building the future of global finance on one platform. Founded in 2015 in Melbourne, Airwallex is the leading financial technology platform for modern businesses to grow beyond borders. With one of the world’s most powerful payments infrastructure, our technology empowers businesses of all sizes to accept payments, move money globally, and simplify their financial operations, all on one single platform.

If you’re excited to do the most ambitious work of your career and change the way money moves around the world - join us!


  • Establishing our Global Risk Strategy and Intelligence team reporting directly to the VP, Global Head of Risk

  • Managing the day-to-day Product Requirements Document (PRD) evaluation process for new products as a risk stakeholder, with a focus on enhancing efficiency and ensuring timely evaluations and approvals

  • Developing new policies and strategies as needed for significant product or geographic expansions, collaborating with a cross-functional team spanning the financial partnerships, operations, legal, product, and other relevant departments (i.e. MexPago acquisition)

  • Defining and driving our global risk performance KPI's and ensuring KPI achievement together with a cross functional team including the Risk Operations, Legal, Compliance and Risk Product teams

  • collating and maintaining all metrics and dashboards to deliver a clear message on the overall state of Airwallex's risk across business lines

  • Establishing and overseeing task forces for special projects, addressing and mitigating risks beyond the group’s risk appetite, such as those related to the continuity of financial partner businesses and substantial credit losses resulting from severe economic downturns


  • 10+ years of technical experience in Consulting, Financial Services, and Payments

  • Bachelor’s degree OR at least 8 years of work experience with an advanced degree

  • In-depth understanding of issuing and acquiring statistical analysis, modeling, scoring schemes, etc.

  • Highly developed analytical skills with the ability to synthesize complex information into quality reporting and presentations

  • Excellent interpersonal skills – the ability to positively influence stakeholders at all levels

  • Ability to work under pressure, managing tight deadlines and/or unexpected changes

  • Fluency in English required. Fluency in Mandarin is a plus

At Airwallex, you’ll be able to impact a rapidly growing, global fintech. You’ll be offered a competitive salary. We also like to create the best environment for our people by providing collaborative open office space. We organize regular team-building events, encourage flexible/remote working, and give our people the freedom to be creative.

Airwallex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and anyone seeking employment at Airwallex is considered based on merit, qualifications, competence and talent. We don’t regard color, religion, race, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, sex, marital or family status, disability, gender, or any other legally protected status when making our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Airwallex does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms/recruiters. Airwallex will not pay any fees to search firms/recruiters if a candidate is submitted by a search firm/recruiter unless an agreement has been entered into with respect to specific open position(s). Search firms/recruiters submitting resumes to Airwallex on an unsolicited basis shall be deemed to accept this condition, regardless of any other provision to the contrary.