Retail Strategy Analyst

  • BlockFi
  • Remote (New York, NY, USA)
  • Jun 10, 2021
Full time Other

Job Description

What is BlockFi?

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

We’re a team of builders and strivers, proud to champion financial inclusivity and 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, and every single team member is valued. We are changing the status quo to be the first financial company that people love, and we rely on our people to make it happen! 

BlockFi is looking for a Retail Strategy Analyst to join our growing team! 

About Your Team

The Retail Strategy & Analytics team works cross-functionally to support BlockFi’s growth by providing a clear picture of the financial impact of decisions and by making data-driven recommendations to leadership.  We are seeking a strategic thinker with analytical experience to join our team.

Your Mission

  • Partner with Product, Marketing, and Product Ops teams to bring a financial perspective to decision-making, especially to inform new product decisions, growth strategies, and optimization of our current business 
  • Structure complex and ambiguous strategic problems to support BlockFi leadership team decision making on key business initiatives 
  • Create customer-centric views of product performance and refine customer segmentation to highlight the best opportunities to bring value to our clients
  • Understand the ever-evolving landscape of crypto globally and use competitive analysis to develop perspectives on the client mindset and overall trends
  • Develop insights and recommendations using data analysis for topics such as promotional campaigns, product prioritization, and expansion into new markets
  • Perform ad-hoc analyses as well as drive longer-term projects, balancing the two and managing expectations along the way 
  • Work closely with data engineers / scientists on our Data Infrastructure team to produce analyses, Tableau visualizations and dashboards, and reports on key metrics and trends

Your Expertise

  • 1-2+ years experience in an analytical role, such as investment banking, private equity, or top-tier consulting
  • Thrives in fast-paced, ambiguous environments with equal enthusiasm for solving problems big and small
  • A master of spreadsheets (Google Sheets is a plus) with demonstrated skills in modeling and analysis 
  • Strategic thinker with flexibility to solve problems through various lenses and drive stakeholder alignment
  • Structured, clear, and concise communicator, including for complex topics 
  • Ability to go beyond the data and understand the “so what” to translate findings into key insights and actionable recommendations through reports, charts, and slides
  • Ownership mindset with ability to manage work independently and also know when to ask for help
  • Team player that works well cross functionally 
  • Intellectual curiosity with a desire for continual improvement and learning
  • Familiarity with SQL and/or Tableau (or desire to learn) also a plus

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 and expertise
  • Unlimited vacation / sick days because everyone deserves time for R&R
  • Employer contribution towards health coverage (including vision & dental) because your physical health and well-being is important to us 
  • Various fringe benefits such as 401k, Parental Leave, FSA/HSA, and Employee Assistance Programs because health coverage is more than just choosing your yearly plan 
  • Flexible work environment because we are a geographically dispersed team and 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 and 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), and 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, and our team now has more than 500 people worldwide. We have established ourselves as a crypto market leader, and as we expand our product suite and geographic footprint, we expect our addressable market to grow exponentially.

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

Our team is comprised of highly motivated professionals from diverse backgrounds. We are aiming to become the leading lender in crypto and 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 and the only company whose founding team has an institutional understanding of the debt capital markets and regulatory landscape in the U.S.
  • $100 MM of Series A, B, and C funding led by Valar Ventures with participation from Susquehanna, Winklevoss Capital, Fidelity, Galaxy Digital, Akuna Capital, and Morgan Creek
  • $350 MM of Series D funding led by Bain Capital Ventures, partners of DST Global, Pomp Investments and Tiger Global
  • We are moving quickly and have already deployed substantial capital into the space, proving our ability to execute and capture customer demand