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Onboarding Associate

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Circle is a global financial technology firm that enables businesses of all sizes to harness the power of digital currency and public blockchains for payments, commerce and financial applications worldwide. Circle platforms and products provide a suite of internet-native financial services for payments, treasury infrastructure and capital formation. Circle is also a principal developer of USD Coin (USDC), which has become the fastest growing dollar digital currency in the world. USDC has grown to over 53+ billion in circulation and supported over $1.9+ trillion in transactions in the past year. Circle’s payments and treasury infrastructure services available through the Circle Account and APIs helps bridge the legacy financial system and digital currency and blockchain based finance.  Circle’s SeedInvest service brings internet-native fundraising and capital formation to startups and growth companies.  Combined, Circle’s suite of services helps companies to participate in a more open, global and inclusive financial system.

What you’ll be part of:

With the mission “To raise global economic prosperity through the frictionless exchange of financial value,” Circle was founded on the belief that the internet, blockchains and digital currency will rewire the global economic system, creating a fundamentally more open, inclusive, efficient and integrated world economy.  We envision a global economy where people and businesses everywhere can more freely connect and transact with each other with new technologies for digital money and internet-native finance. We believe such a system can raise prosperity for people and companies everywhere. Our mission is powered by the values we espouse and which we expect all Circlers to respect. We are Multistakeholder, serving the needs of our customers, our shareholders, our employees and families, our local communities and our world. Furthermore, we are also Mindful, Driven by Excellence, and High Integrity.

Circle's SeedInvest service is the leading equity crowdfunding platform in the U.S., offering a two-sided marketplace for issuers and investors and enabling internet-native private capital markets to grow and flourish. SeedInvest dramatically changes the way private companies can raise capital and offers investors direct access to seed and growth stage private companies. SeedInvest supports a rapidly growing marketplace of ~500,000+ investors and hundreds of entrepreneurs and startups, deploying over $300 million into nearly 250 startups across a wide range of sectors, stages, and geographies.

What you’ll be responsible for:

The Onboarding Associate will be the main point of contact for companies preparing to raise with SeedInvest, actively managing all activities related to deal onboarding and launching investment opportunities on the platform. Those activities include working directly with companies to structure their offering, complete their offering materials, perform confirmatory due diligence, and complete other operational tasks needed to launch the campaign on the platform. As an Associate, you'll be expected to be excellent at building relationships with and stewarding companies through the Onboarding Process.

What you'll work on

Project Management: 

  • Company onboarding and fundraise preparation. 
  • Setting and managing timelines, responsibilities, and deliverables throughout the company onboarding process
  • Managing multiple complex projects simultaneously under tight timelines. 
  • Defining and iterating on operational processes

Due Diligence: 

  • Confirmatory due diligence for companies that have applied to raise on the platform.
  • Aligning work around due diligence, legal document review, marketing preparation, and compliance.
  • Thorough reviews of company-offering materials to comply with FINRA and SEC rules.

Relationship Management: 

  • Maintaining relationships with entrepreneurs throughout the onboarding process, including active communication, escalation management, and active collaboration.
  • Managing collaborative work across entrepreneurs, third-party service providers, and people across the entire SeedInvest team.

You will aspire to our four core values:

  • Multistakeholder - you have dedication and commitment to our customers, shareholders, employees, and families and local communities.
  • Mindful - you seek to be respectful, an active listener, and to pay attention to detail.
  • Driven by Excellence - you are driven by our mission and our passion for customer success which means you relentlessly pursue excellence, that you do not tolerate mediocrity, and you work intensely to achieve your goals.
  • High Integrity - you seek open and honest communication, and you hold yourself to very high moral and ethical standards. You reject manipulation, dishonesty, and intolerance.

What you'll bring to Circle:

  • BA/BS degree required.
  • Demonstrated project management and timeline management skills.
  • 3+ years of experience with a startup, investment bank, law firm, or another regulated industry.
  • Confidence in speaking with C-level executives, founders, and management teams, with an ability to quickly build trusting relationships.
  • Extraordinary communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Creative thinking, solution-orientation when presented with complex problems.
  • Strong ability to prioritize, work independently, and complete tasks without oversight.
  • Proficiency in Google Suite, Slack, and Apple MacOS preferred.

Extra credit if:

  • J.D. or CPA experience.
  • SIE, Series 82, and Series 63 licenses (if not already licensed, you must be prepared to take exams within 2-3 months of joining).

Location: US Remote

More about the Onboarding Team at SeedInvest:

The Onboarding Team at SeedInvest is responsible for preparing companies for a successful fundraising campaign. The Onboarding Team sits between the Venture and Venture Growth teams at SeedInvest, taking ownership of the relationship with the company once we at SeedInvest and the company have mutually agreed to work together on the company’s fundraising campaign; the Onboarding team hands off that relationship to the Venture Growth team once the company is fully ready to launch their campaign on SeedInvest. We are the main point of contact for entrepreneurs as they prepare their fundraising campaigns and onboard onto the SeedInvest platform and the team’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Completing legal due diligence on the organization, corporate structure and ownership, people behind the company.
  • Completing confirmatory due diligence on information provided to our Deal Committee and investors.
  • Assisting in the drafting and compliance review of key statements throughout offering materials.
  • Compiling and presenting confirmatory due diligence and fact checking findings for internal review and approval.
  • Managing the Financial Statement review or audit process with the external CPA.
  • Liaising between internal and external legal teams to finalize offering documents.
  • Drafting and reviewing documents to be filed with the SEC and FINRA.

As project managers, it is our job to help entrepreneurs understand the onboarding process, execute tasks, and manage timelines, responsibilities, and deliverables throughout the process. Furthermore, the team constantly interacts and aligns with multiple stakeholders to “quarterback” the onboarding process, including:

  1. Founders of the company
  2. Management and other key persons at the company
  3. Board members of the company
  4. CPAs (3rd party or internal) to the company
  5. Legal Counsel (3rd party or internal) to the company
  6. Venture Team at SeedInvest
  7. Venture Growth Team at SeedInvest
  8. Capital Markets Team at SeedInvest
  9. Legal & Compliance Team at SeedInvest

Lastly, the Onboarding Team is responsible for owning the company onboarding process and owns certain KPIs that feed directly to the success of SeedInvest:

  1. Maximizing deal launches
  2. Minimizing deal churn
  3. Minimizing onboarding duration

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Circle is a remote-first company. We understand and value the work that can be done remotely. Through virtual-coffees, happy hours, trivia contests, and online meetups, we stay connected, learn from each other, and build lasting relationships with our colleagues. Post pandemic, we expect to meet one another in person for professional and social events; however, Circle will remain a remote-first company. As a global organization, we aim to find the best talent no matter where you are located, which is why we target a variety of cities across many time zones and continents. If you feel this job is right for you, select the city closest to you from the list below to apply.
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