Title:  Business Strategy, Senior Associate

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 data 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, Senior Associate to join our Corporate team and work on projects that evaluate new business opportunities and create value within the financial technology industry. This position presents an ideal opportunity for the right candidate to be highly involved in shaping the success and future strategic direction of Arcesium.

Responsibilities

-    Design and conduct primary and secondary research
-    Develop problem-solving frameworks to work through ambiguity
-    Conduct quantitative and qualitative data analysis using advanced modeling techniques
-    Synthesize data and research into meaningful insights
-    Perform analyses, develop and test hypotheses, identify core issues, develop fact-based conclusions, and craft compelling recommendations  
-    Contribute to writing business cases, reports, proposals, and presentations in support of key stakeholder and management discussions and business decisions 
-    Own various project workstreams

Qualifications

-    The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and an MBA is a plus
-    3-5 years of relevant experience in strategic and economic analysis
-    Strong data and analytical skills; comfortable manipulating and synthesizing large data sets
-    Strong communication skills (writing decks, delivering presentations), with strong attention to detail
-    A background in management consulting or corporate development at a mid-to-large sized organization, working on financial services or technology projects
-    Familiarity with a product-driven company considered a plus

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.


Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City