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What is BlockFi?

BlockFis mission is to provide liquidity, transparency & efficiency to digital financial markets by creating products that meet the needs of consumers & corporations across the globe. We build bridges between traditional finance & digital markets that enable growth for all participants.

Were a team of builders & strivers, proud to champion financial inclusivity & offer economic opportunities around the globe. We provide the same inclusivity to our team members. BlockFi is a place where diversity is celebrated, individuality is recognized, & every single team member is valued. We are changing the status quo to be the first financial company that people love, & we rely on our people to make it happen! 

BlockFi is looking for a Strategic Finance Associate to join our growing team! 

About Your Team

The Strategy & Analytics Institutional Finance team works cross-functionally to i) oversee, advise, & provide financial planning to the Institutional team, which engages in lending, prop trading, & investing & ii) work cross-functionally with the rest of the Finance team, Operations, & the broader BlockFi team.  We are seeking a strategic thinker with strategy, investment, & analytics experience to join our team.

 Your Mission

To lead insights-driven budgeting, forecasting, & financial reporting for the team.

  • Develop a deep understanding of key performance drivers to effectively model the Institutional business, inform strategic & financial decisions 
  • Create & maintain reporting, planning, budgeting, & forecasting for new & existing project as well as for overall team financials
  • Leverage financial insights to recommend business improvements & assist in optimizing resource allocations based on business needs & financial results
  • Perform ad-hoc analyses & recommendations proactively & in response to Senior Management 
  • Support business development activities such as partnerships, strategic investments, and/or acquisitions
  • Work cross-functionally with the Institutional team (e.g. on various business lines & initiatives), rest of Finance team (e.g. Accounting team to understand & obtain actuals), Operations & other teams

Your expertise 

  • 2+ years experience in management consulting, investment banking, or asset management 
  • Deep experience with financial modeling (advanced Excel including Excel-based scripts & other tools) & other types of ad-hoc analysis (e.g., opportunity sizing, ROI, sensitivity analyses)
  • Ability to go beyond the data & understand the so what, to translate findings into key insights & actionable recommendations 
  • Ability to communicate complex topics & recommendations in clear & concise reports, charts, & slides
  • Ability to independently manage work from end to end without significant support
  • Strong teammate that works well with various functions across the organization
  • Intellectual curiosity, & desire for personal & professional improvement
  • Passion for financial services / fintech and/or crypto

Your Perks:

We benefit from the great work our employees do each day. That is why we are committed to providing a variety of awesome benefits to help them live their best lives.

  • Competitive salary because we value your experience & expertise
  • Unlimited vacation / sick days or Flexible PTO & sick days because everyone deserves time for R&R
  • Employer contribution towards health coverage (including vision & dental) because your physical health & well-being is important to us 
  • Various fringe benefits such as 401k, Parental Leave, FSA/HSA, & Employee Assistance Programs because health coverage is more than just choosing your yearly plan 
  • Flexible work environment because we are a geographically dispersed team & we believe in balance
  • Pet insurance because all of your beloved family members should have coverage too
  • Weekly lunch stipend because there is such a thing as a free lunch! 
  • A close-knit team of enthusiastic, collegial & driven people to work alongside in a highly meritocratic environment because teamwork makes the dreamwork

Why BlockFi?

BlockFi has experienced incredible growth since our launch in August 2017. Our client base has grown to more than 225,000 (and counting), & the company now boasts more than $15 billion in assets on our platform. We recently completed a Series D funding round placing the company's valuation at $3 billion, & our team now has more than 500 people worldwide. We have established ourselves as a crypto market leader, & as we expand our product suite & geographic footprint, we expect our addressable market to grow exponentially.

BlockFi's leadership team has decades of experience in the traditional financial services & banking world, & we take a conservative approach to regulation that will position us well for sustainable long-term growth & expansion.

Our team is comprised of highly motivated professionals from diverse backgrounds. We are aiming to become the leading lender in crypto & are poised to redefine the global financial ecosystem for the better. In addition:

  • BlockFi is one of the first companies to ever offer crypto-backed loans & the only company whose founding team has an institutional understanding of the debt capital markets & regulatory landscape in the U.S.
  • $100 MM of Series A, B, & C funding led by Valar Ventures with participation from Susquehanna, Winklevoss Capital, Fidelity, Galaxy Digital, Akuna Capital, & Morgan Creek
  • $350 MM of Series D funding led by Bain Capital Ventures, partners of DST Global, Pomp Investments & Tiger Global
  • We are moving quickly & have already deployed substantial capital into the space, proving our ability to execute & capture customer demand
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