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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 Director of Strategy & Analytics, Institutional Prime Brokerage 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 help evaluate new investment & lending opportunities in the Institutional team.

  • Develop a deep understanding of existing Institutional business & key business drivers
  • Understand & evaluate new investment & lending opportunities from a strategic, financial, & portfolio perspectives
  • Support business development activities such as partnerships, strategic investments, and/or acquisitions
  • Perform & maintain market research including valuation analyses on public & private crytpo-related companies to help evaluate opportunities & enhance decision-making
  • Develop insights & recommendations from analyses to identify new opportunities for growth as well as optimizations to current business
  • Drive implementation of approved opportunities within the Finance team & in cooperation with the Institutional, Operational, & other teams
  • Create & maintain planning, budgeting, & forecasting for new & existing projects  as well as for overall team financials
  • Perform ad-hoc analyses & recommendation proactively & in response to Senior Management 
  • Hire & manage a team of direct reports

Your expertise 

  • At least two years of post-MBA management consulting experience at a top-tier consulting firm (or equivalent experience in strategy role within company)
  • At least two years of buy-side investment or sell-side research experience ideally with knowledge of both lending & equities investments. Knowledge of derivatives products & crypto assets a plus.
  • Experience with financial modeling & other types of ad-hoc analysis (e.g., opportunity sizing, ROI, sensitivity analyses)
  • Ability to independently manage projects end-to-end for oneself & for direct reports
  • Ability to go beyond the data & understand the so whats (i.e., translate findings into insights & actionable, data-driven recommendations while guiding direct reports through this process)
  • Ability to communicate complex topics & recommendations in clear & concise reports, charts, & slides
  • 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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