Business Operations Specialist

Strategy/Execution · New York, New York
Department Strategy/Execution
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Want to work at the forefront of a fast-growing and award winning fintech company? With an incredible team and partners looking for innovative results, we’ve doubled in size our first year and expanded the asset classes we serve in our second. As a cloud-based company, we transitioned seamlessly into a socially-distanced workforce in recent months, and with a pace that hasn’t slowed, we’re still hiring and are currently on the lookout for smart and collaborative talent to join our remotely connected team.


Job Description

The Business Operations team works cross-functionally to enable SIMON’s growth and business success by executing strategic initiatives and improving processes. We drive internal projects, processes, and programs that enable SIMON to achieve its goals. We are looking for a Business Operations Specialist who demonstrates resourcefulness, persistence, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment. Your ability to problem-solve, prioritize, and juggle multiple projects are critical to successfully managing high impact cross-functional projects. We are nimble tacklers of mission-critical issues, challenges, or initiatives across the company that will enable SIMON to grow faster or scale more effectively. We are a team of curious, humble, and analytically-minded individuals with a bias toward action and impact.


How You Will Fulfill Your Potential

  • Oversee procurement process including identification of new vendors, due diligence, onboarding, legal reviews, and ongoing management
  • Key point of contact for inbound counterparty due diligence and onboarding
  • Partner with infrastructure and IT teams to manage and streamline internal operational projects. Past examples include vendor migrations and teamwide roll outs
  • Identify cost optimization opportunities across vendors and processes
  • Support internal strategic processes and initiatives
  • Prioritization and management of legal contract review process
  • Partner with information security team to manage internal projects

What We're Looking For

  • Bachelor’s degree, with studies in Economics, Computer Science, Corporate Strategy, Business or related fields apply
  • Passion for problem solving and optimization of complex processes
  • Upstream thinker focused on reducing issues before they arise
  • Self-starter able to thrive in dynamic environments with minimal direction
  • Excellent attention to detail, project management, and time-management skills
  • Individual contributor with ability to cultivate strong relationships with colleagues and key stakeholders in person and via email, slack, and other forms of communications
  • MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1 – 2+ years of experience at a management consulting firm, fintech, investment bank, and/or experience on a Product, Business Operations, or Internal Strategy team at a technology company
  • Demonstrated analytical ability, develop cost models, draw insights and drive business priorities
  • Ability and interest in digging into technical aspects of company operations to drive process improvement

We offer a competitive salary and benefits, the chance to work with a curated team of top-notch, highly creative talent, and a fun and agile work environment with many perks in the heart of New York City’s Chelsea district, but are operating remotely through at least summer 2021. 


Meet SIMON

SIMON Markets is a fast-growing and award-winning FinTech company, on the lookout for smart, collaborative talent to join our team.  


Originally founded within Goldman Sachs, SIMON Markets spun-out in December 2018 under the shared ownership and direction of seven leading financial institutions. Our team works to build transparency around complex, risk-managed financial products by way of a single, modern platform. Our platform provides financial advisors with access to multi-issuer solutions, a depth of educational tools, and advanced post-trade analysis that hasn’t before been possible.


By combining state-of-the art technology with the leadership of niche industry experts and an agile start-up mentality, SIMON is well-positioned to reshape our industry. We are leading the way in a space we helped create, we are passionate about pushing boundaries, and we are growing like crazy.

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  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Department
    Strategy/Execution
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level