Investment Banking Associate


United States
70 d. ago
About the Job

Who we are

EMURGO is the official commercial and venture arm of the Cardano Blockchain, a smart contract platform with advanced security assurance - Currently Top 3 of decentralized smart contract platforms and Top 10 of all cryptocurrencies on CoinMarketCap.

As a founding member of the Cardano protocol, EMURGO develops, supports, and incubates commercial opportunities and helps integrate businesses into the blockchain ecosystem.

Our vision is to become a pioneer of the trading revolution, and to create a sustainable, long-lasting business enterprise. Our values are trust, teamwork, laser focus, grit and decisive action taking.

Why should you consider joining us?

  • Be a pioneer and blaze your path in a rapidly evolving industry
  • Unparalleled learning, with both professional and personal growth opportunities
  • EMURGO is financially stable, rapidly expanding and well placed for sustainable expansion

Our products and services includes:

  • Yoroi Wallet, one of the most used wallet in the Cardano ecosystem with more than 750,000 active users
  • Academy, Global learning solutions company bringing Cardano Blockchain Education to businesses and developers

We are looking for an Investment Associate/Analyst to join our rapidly expanding Fintech Team. Reporting into the Managing Director Fintech and Chief Commercial Officer you will act as a key business support person and administrative liaison. You will have the opportunity to shadow and learn from these two dynamic business leaders whilst performing a very diverse and challenging role.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Providing key investment decision support and research
  • Gathering, reviewing and analyzing key business operations data
  • Preparing models to support product development and investment decisions
  • Business process improvement, process mapping and ensuring key documentation is in place for all of fintech operations.
  • Help develop objectives and strategies for the implementation of innovative solutions while optimizing existing systems, applications, and information
  • Make recommendations and present business advantages for technology initiatives and improvements
  • Develop, track and manage the annual operating and capital budgets for purchasing, staffing and technology operations
  • Structure technology policies, procedures, and standards to ensure organizational consistency and success
  • Keep up-to-date with industry trends and emerging projects/technologies for adoption within the company’s product development landscape

What you bring to EMURGO

  • 2-4 years of experience within an investment banking or business analysis role
  • A key business process improvement mind, strong financial acumen and great research/documentation skills
  • Experience with communicating to business stakeholders, technical teams and the leaders of the company
  • Good knowledge of traditional finance and fintech domains
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with remote teams
  • Expertise in strategic thinking and strategy execution
  • A solid understanding of web 3.0
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills ability to collaborate effectively with remote teams of engineers

Additional/Bonus Qualifications

  • Good understanding of Blockchain and crypto ecosystems
  • Experience with start-ups preferably in the Fintech space