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Fintech Operations Intern (50%-100%, Zurich)



Zürich, Switzerland
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024
Your responsibilites

We are seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Fintech Operations Intern (50%-100%) to join our fast-paced Fintech startup, based in Zurich. In this role, you will provide crucial support to the Management team and the Operations team, in all administrative and organisational matters. This position offers an excellent opportunity to gain practical experience while working closely with a dynamic and forward-thinking team.

Your Responsibilities

  • Collaborate closely with the Management team and Operations team, assisting in crucial administrative and organizational matters that directly contribute to the success of our company.
  • Engage in diverse tasks, including managing correspondence, scheduling appointments, organizing meetings, and coordinating team events, allowing you to actively contribute to the smooth functioning of our operations.
  • Support the HR team in executing projects and organizing team events, fostering a positive and engaging work culture.
  • Foster effective communication and collaboration among different teams, facilitating information flow and coordination to enhance overall efficiency.
  • Contribute to accurate expense management by gathering receipts and invoices, showcasing your attention to detail and financial responsibility.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records, documents, and files, ensuring efficient access to essential information. Embrace the opportunity to work with electronic and physical databases.
  • Analyze business operations data and assist in preparing presentations and reports, enabling you to gain insights into the inner workings of our company and its future direction.
  • Contribute to creating a pleasant and efficient work environment by assisting in the organization of office spaces, managing supplies and equipment, and supporting office technology needs.
  • Be involved in making travel arrangements for employees, ensuring seamless logistics and documentation.
  • Support the HR team in executing projects and organizing team events, fostering a positive and engaging work culture.

Further responsibilities may be added based on the candidate’s skills and experiences and the development of the role.

Your profile

  • Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree or freshly graduated in business administration, finance, or related field.
  • You know the MS Office programmes by heart and have the ability to learn new tools and software quickly; experience with Google Workspace is considered a plus.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, prioritise work and meet deadlines. Attention to detail and commitment to accuracy are essential.
  • A supportive team player who enjoys working in a complex, international and dynamic environment.
  • High level of confidentiality, professionalism and discretion in handling sensitive information, and dealing with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and German.

Why us?

  • An inclusive environment in which you can provide input, take on responsibility and drive things ahead.
  • The possibility to lead and drive a global, highly innovative product.
  • Be at the forefront of innovation in global fin-legal-tech.
  • Work with some of the leading finance, legal and tech experts, and value a flat hierarchy and an open, integrative culture.
  • Have flexible working hours and be able to work remotely.
  • Enjoy having afterwork activities and company retreats with your colleagues every now and then.

If This Sounds Interesting To You And You Think That You Could Be a Good Fit, Please Submit Your CV And a Motivation Letter That Also Answers The Following Two Questions

  • What makes you excited about this opportunity?
  • What previous achievement in your life are you most proud of and why?

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

About Us

About the Company:

Standing at the forefront of institutional adoption in on-chain capital markets, Obligate is providing a secure, transparent, and regulatory compliant platform for the issuance, trading, and lifecycle management of bonds and structured products natively issued on the blockchain. The platform's unique architecture caters to the complex needs of institutional investors whilst lowering the barriers of entry for issuers by providing efficient access to multilateral financing. Featuring our proprietary eNotes®, ledger-based securities based on the most advanced DLT-legislation, a comprehensive dispute resolution framework, and global enforceability of the debt securities, Obligate demonstrates its commitment to meeting institutional standards.

Blockchange Ventures and Circle Ventures, along with initial seed co-investors Earlybird and SIX Fintech Ventures, have recently joined us as investors. This demonstrates the confidence in our platform and its potential to transform the future of finance.

Location: Switzerland