Teamlead Client Risk

City:  Amsterdam


Who we are

flatexDEGIRO is the leading and fastest growing online broker in Europe, based in Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Bulgaria & UK. Over 2 million customers put their trust in us every day. We offer a wide range of independent products for the lowest fees, based on modern, in-house state-of-the-art technology.

When flatex merged with DEGIRO in July 2020, flatexDEGIRO became the largest online retail broker in Europe. In a time of bank consolidation, low interest rates and digitalization, we aim for continues growth. That is why we want 7-8 million investors to experience the ease of our platform by making them a client. A clear goal that we are sure we can accomplish with your help!


Want to know what it’s like to work for flatexDEGIRO?

Check out our Instagram @lifeatflatexdegiro and meet the great people that makes us who we are! Do you already see yourself as part of this team? Apply!


Improve Europe’s leading investment platform:

You will be joining around 25 colleagues in the Client Risk department who are passionate and motivated in what they do. You will be reporting to the Head of Client Risk and leading a team of 6-10 Risk managers. We aim to grow to eight million customers by 2025. Helping keep DEGIRO safe and able to sustain our clients’ needs is critical to our success. To achieve this, you will be able to work in collaboration with your team and other departments on optimizing risk processes and systems on real-time risk handling. All teams are very open and approachable. They will support you in gaining new skills and knowledge.


What you will be responsible for:

  • As a Team Lead you will be responsible for:
  • Delegating/assigning tasks and projects and set deadlines for your internal team;
  • Work on development of your team members and the team as a whole
  • Setting clear team goals together with Head of Client Risk
  • Communicating the strategic direction of the department (defined by the Head of Client Risk) and departmental and/or company policies to the team;
  • Oversee day-to-day operation, monitor team performance and report on metrics;
  • Listen to team members’ feedback and resolve any issues or conflicts;
  • Perform performance reviews and give input on reward and recognition for accomplishments;
  • Creating an inspiring team environment with an open communication culture; encourage a proactive attitude and ownership;
  • Work together with recruitment to attract new team members;

In your role as Risk manager you will:

  • Real time monitor financial markets, trading, limits, and promptly react to any changes or irregularities with appropriate measures;
  • Manage margin and credit risk, identify and mitigate operational risk, ensure compliance with rules.
  • Monitor cash flow, as well as assist treasury activities, securities borrowing and lending;
  • Work in collaboration with other departments on optimizing risk processes and systems;
  • Assist in the development and improvement of risk measures, reports and policies;
  • You will monitor and ensure specified rules and regulations are followed;


We are looking for you if you have:

  • Master’s degree in Finance, Economics, Econometrics, Mathematics or similar field;
  • A minimum of 2-5 years of relevant experience managing a team;
  • A minimum of 2-5 years of relevant experience in financial markets;
  • Excellent command of English;
  • Familiar with Excel;
  • Ability to work with VBA and SQL is a plus;
  • High attention to detail;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Ability to work on a fast-paced environment;
  • Resilience to stress.

Interested? This is what we offer you

  • Promise of a good work-life balance
  • 30 days paid leave
  • An enthusiastic and fun team to work with
  • Personal and professional development with access to relevant courses
  • Transport allowance or related benefits like a leased electric bike
  • Pension plan
  • A challenging job in an international and fast-growing company
  • A competitive salary
  • A lot of freedom executing your role and a chance to shape your own career
  • The opportunity to participate in a new, enthusiastic team of likeminded professionals.


To make your life easier

You get the freedom to work flexible. Meaning you don’t have to work in our office every day, but we like it if you do of course! It’s fun to come in and mingle with your colleagues. There is also fruit, good coffee, drinks & snacks, and great sandwiches for lunch every day. Our beautiful and modern office in located in the iconic Rembrandt tower that is conveniently next to Amstel Station. To make work@home comfortable we offer a €35 internet allowance, provide a company laptop and many options to make it comfortable, such as a chair, screen and headphones. And last but not least: the gym membership options we provide is an easy way to get into shape!

Want to invite your friends to work for us as well? A generous referral bonus will be yours if they get hired, so spread the word once you start!


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or any other legally protected status. flatexDEGIRO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


flatexDEGIRO Dutch Branch
Ian Daugherty 
Corporate Recruiter