Securities Business Associate

Paxos - New York

9 months ago

Paxos is a financial technology company delivering pioneering blockchain solutions for global financial institutions. Its flagship service is BankchainTM, a next-generation blockchain settlement platform that is transforming post-trade across capital markets. Paxos’ management team is led by CEO and Co-Founder Charles Cascarilla and its board of directors includes former FDIC chair Sheila Bair, former Senator Bill Bradley, former chair of the Financial Accounting Standards Board Robert Herz, former chairman, president & CEO of Lotus Development Corporation Jim Manzi and former NYSE CEO Duncan Niederauer.

Business Unit/Role Overview

The Securities Business at Paxos is responsible for designing, managing, building, operationalizing and operating products across a variety of initiatives. Those that sit in the Securities Business Associate role will be interact closely with the Securities Product, Engineering, Business Development, Operations and Business Management teams rolling up into the Global Head of the Securities Business. Associates will be both internal facing and client facing. Internally, Associates will support the development and documentation of how the current financial ecosystem can be reimagined in a blockchain environment. In addition, Associates support the Product and BD teams in performing the necessary research and analysis necessary to validate and craft the business case behind each product. Externally, Associates will be involved in client facing interactions to support the validation of business solutions and gathering of feedback to ensure that products developed and deployed are valuable and useful.

Job Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the overall Securities Team to develop the Bankchain solution
  • Support validation and design of Bankchain platform solutions, operating model, risk model and processes
  • Participate in pricing and P&L management of the Bankchain platform
  • Contribute in developing and evolving the strategic roadmap for the roll-out of the Bankchain platform
  • Assist in development of technical sales collateral for prospects to communicate the vision and solution of Bankchain
  • Participate in client facing activities
  • Prepare solutions materials for clients and working groups
  • Assist in designing key partnerships and integration for the operations of Bankchain
  • Assist in preparing legal and regulatory documentation for applications and discussions

Candidate Qualifications

  • Excellent critical thinking and analytical abilities
  • Involvement in the preparation of materials presented to senior management and external stakeholders on complex topics
  • Excellent written and oral communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Experienced at multi-tasking across complex, long-term development tracks
  • Self-starter with strong self-motivating desire to learn
  • Advanced Powerpoint and Excel modeling experience preferred
  • Excellent teamwork and influencing skills

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