Title:  Business Strategy Lead

Location: 

New York, NY, US

Description: 

Company Overview

Arcesium is a global financial technology firm that solves complex data-driven challenges faced by some of the world’s most sophisticated financial institutions. We constantly innovate our platform and capabilities to meet tomorrow’s challenges, anticipate the risks our clients encounter, and design advanced solutions to help our clients achieve transformational business outcomes.

 

Financial technology is a high-growth industry as change and innovation continue to disrupt the status-quo and prompt major transformation. Arcesium is at a particularly interesting time in our own growth as we look to leverage our successfully established market position and expand operations in pursuit of strategic new business opportunities. We value intellectual curiosity, proactive ownership, and collaboration with colleagues, and we empower you to meaningfully contribute from day one and accelerate your professional development.
 

Position Summary

Arcesium seeks a Business Strategy Lead to join our Business Strategy team, reporting to the COO.  This presents an ideal opportunity for the right candidate to have a huge impact, by building on our strong success today and influencing the future development and build-out of the function, its operational set-up, and the resources and capabilities needed to execute strategy.  This will ultimately shape the success and future strategic direction of Arcesium.

 

We are looking for a seasoned strategist who can plan and lead several projects and quickly evaluate new business opportunities that create value.  The ideal candidate will have an entrepreneurial mindset and a “role-up-your-sleeves, get-it-done” attitude. 
 

Responsibilities


-    Support overall company and product strategy; evaluate new opportunities that drive investment decisions
-    Conduct market research and analysis, synthesize findings, apply critical thinking skills to develop insights, and test hypotheses
-    Put together business cases in support of management discussions and decision-making, often in fluid or ambiguous situations
-    Produce presentations, proposals, and reports for executive-level audiences 
-    Manage end-to-end project executions, budgets, and schedules with key stakeholders at various levels across the organization
-    Mobilize and collaborate with several teams including Financial Operations, Technology, Product, Forward Deployed, Finance, and other client facing teams
-    Train and mentor other colleagues, and provide oversight and functional management of daily workflows

Qualifications

-    A bachelor’s degree is required and an MBA is a plus
-    8-10 years of relevant experience in new business development and strategic growth
-    A background in management consulting or corporate development at a mid-to-large sized organization, working on financial services or fintech projects
-    Familiarity with a product-driven company is a plus

 

The expected annual base salary for this position is $220,000 - $260,000. Our compensation package includes variable compensation in the form of a year-end bonus, [guaranteed in the first year of hire], [cash and deferred sign-on bonuses], and benefits including medical and prescription drug coverage, and 401k contribution matching. 

 

The applicable annual base salary or hourly rate paid to a successful applicant will be determined based on multiple factors including without limitation the nature and extent of prior experience and educational background.

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Arcesium and its affiliates do not discriminate in employment matters on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other category protected by law. Note that for us, this is more than just a legal boilerplate. We are genuinely committed to these principles, which form an important part of our corporate culture, and are eager to hear from extraordinarily well qualified individuals having a wide range of backgrounds and personal characteristics.


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