Chief Operating Officer

The digital currency market is the most exciting and fastest-growing segment of finance, with new institutions and capital from around the world entering the space every day. Genesis Global Trading, a subsidiary of Digital Currency Group, is a pioneer in the industry, launching the first digital asset trading desk in 2013 and the first institutional lending business in 2018. Today, Genesis sits at the forefront of the industry, a global leader in digital asset trading and lending.

As Genesis continues to expand geographically and add new business segments, the team needs another dynamic leader that can help fuel its growth – an experienced Chief Operating Officer to oversee all corporate operations. The COO will be a key member of the senior management team, reporting to and working closely with the CEO. Our ideal candidate will come from a trading, lending, or prime brokerage background, with both the interest and excitement to bring extensive operations experience and strong leadership skills to a fast-growing, brilliant, and energetic team.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the company’s day-to-day operating activities
  • Provide leadership in the strategic planning process and develop comprehensive goals necessary to grow and support the future vision of the firm
  • Will be directly responsible for managing the following departments:
    • Finance
    • Risk
    • Operations
  • Will be given opportunity to hire and grow own team
  • Design and implement strategies to generate efficiencies within the company, and implement and maintain policies and procedures
  • Maintain knowledge of ‘best practices’ in comparable firms
  • Evaluate performance by analyzing and interpreting data and metrics, both current and forecasting

Candidate Must Haves:

  • 10+ years senior level management at a prime brokerage, or in a trading and lending firm
  • Proven experience as Chief Operating Officer or similar role
  • Demonstrable competency in strategic planning and business development
  • Working knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation metrics
  • Strong end-to-end project management skills from development through implementation
  • Proven troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Highly transparent and ethical, placing a high value on both personal and firm integrity
  • Excellent listening skills, open-minded to different ideas and perspectives
  • Experience in working with the SEC/CFTC would be preferred
  • Experience in working overseas would be a plus
  • Working knowledge of digital currency would be a plus

To apply please visit Genesis’ Job Profile on Workable.