Investment Operations Associate at Yieldstreet

| Greater NYC Area
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Thank you for your interest in joining the Yieldstreet team! Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we have slowed our hiring and are being thoughtful about which roles we bring on that are critical to our business at this time. We are carefully reviewing all applications on a regular basis and will be in touch should we deem your application a good fit for this position. We appreciate your patience as we navigate these uncertain times. 
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About the Role 
Yieldstreet is looking for an Investment Operations Associate to help manage our high growth organization. You will be responsible for tasks essential to maintaining the operational excellence of Yieldstreet's investment process including: maintaining banking operations, building best practices and tools for servicing and monitoring investments, and resolving complex investor inquiries.
 
This is a great opportunity for someone interested in transitioning out of a bank or fund who is passionate about Yieldstreet’s mission to help investors Realize Their Next Level. You recognize the need for more people to access alternative investments and want to help us on our journey putting millions of people on the path to financial independence! 

What you'll do:

  • Manage a portfolio of alternative investments spanning multiple asset classes
  • Develop tools and templates for servicing and monitoring of investments
  • Facilitate the collection of data and information on current investments; review weekly, monthly, quarterly and as necessary
  • Prepare quarterly investor updates and liaise with the Originations and Investor Relations teams to obtain and share investment information
  • Distribute incoming interest and principal payments to investors; manage inflows and outflows of more than $4MM weekly
  • Manage the draw on and payment of our $250MM warehouse facility
  • Interact with General Counsel to prepare the required legal documentation for deal transactions
  • Gather and track inflows and outflows of cash from our SPV and relay the information to our Head of Finance
  • Identify and resolve complex client issues and concerns surrounding payments, interest calculation method, and payment processing
  • Assist in tasks across functions including; originations, underwriting, structuring, operations, technology and marketing
  • Troubleshoot complex investor onboarding issues surrounding KYC and Account Verification

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of experience in banking operations
  • Basic understanding of loan documentation
  • Experience with money movement policies and procedures
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Strong communication skills and ability to collaborate with various departments
  • High attention to detail and a problem solving mindset

Bonus points for:

  • Knowledge of alternative investments
  • Understanding of the lifecycle of Special Purpose Vehicles

About Yieldstreet
Yieldstreet is building the largest global digital wealth management platform to change the way wealth is created. With an investor-first approach, our investor community builds a diversified portfolio of investments outside of the stock market to generate passive income. Yieldstreet is giving unprecedented access to asset classes such as Real Estate, Marine, Legal, Art & Commercial. We’re headquartered in New York City with offices in Brazil, Argentina, Malta and Greece.
Benefits 
We offer an attractive market compensation and benefits package including a stock option plan, health, dental & vision benefits, life insurance, unlimited paid vacation, sabbatical and paid holidays and that's before you even step in the office! 
This is an opportunity to work with a group of diverse, smart, and friendly people from 8 different countries who speak a total of 17 different languages. Our team is comprised of successful entrepreneurs with combined exits of over $1B, and we get social with each other during happy hours, exercise classes and team off sites! We're located in a beautiful new office in Midtown and our building is close to most major subway lines.
Yieldstreet is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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We're located in a beautiful new office in Midtown with a balcony overlooking Park Avenue, close to Grand Central and most major subway lines.
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An Insider's view of Yieldstreet

What are some social events your company does?

My favorite part of Yieldstreet is our camaraderie. It’s refreshing to be part of a team that likes spending time together vs bolting for the door as soon as the clock strikes 5. We do group workouts, host guest speakers, do team outings, and go for dinners at popular spots like Vandal, Lavo and Nobu.

Meg

Chief of Staff

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

We collaborate across functional differences (your normal departmental divisions) and geographic distances. We not only share documentation about features and strategy, but also about the best spots to grab a bite, a drink, or to catch a show! Yieldstreet folks look out for each other, so our teams in Brazil, Argentina, Malta have followed suit.

Charlie

Product Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

My career has grown tremendously in the year and a half at Yieldstreet. I started as the only Product Manager on the team, and as we've scaled, I have had the opportunity to grow the product team to six people. I was recently promoted to Director and now have a wide-ranging set of responsibilities and the capability to impact company strategy.

Glenna

Director of Product Management

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

I sit amongst the team, grab lunch with the team, go to happy hours with the team and that is why I feel like I'm always in the know with the challenges and successes of the team. Being accessible doesn't have to just be scheduled and I expect that my team will / can come to me at any time or any place to address whatever needs to be addressed.

Matt

Head of Credit Underwriting

How does your team reward individual success?

I knew code wasn’t the only place I could contribute. Within a year I was involved on projects across 4 teams, was promoted to senior engineer, and now lead the mobile dev team. Last quarter I received our coveted Impala award, exemplifying that quarter’s mission: focus and blitz. My worst day at YS has been better than my best at any other job.

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What are Yieldstreet Perks + Benefits

Yieldstreet Benefits Overview

We offer an attractive market compensation and benefits package including a stock option plan, health, dental & vision benefits, life insurance, unlimited paid vacation, sabbatical and paid holidays and that's before you even step in the office!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Fun committee, Running club, Book club, Chess and Board Game club, Group Fitness
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Yieldstreet employees can contribute up to $2750 annually to their FSA. Yieldstreet also contributes to your HSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
All Full Time Employees are granted stock options and have a chance to own part of the company.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Summer Fridays!
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Sabbatical
Eligible employees get 20 days of paid sabbatical after their first 4 years of working at the company.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Yieldstreet offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees.
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Employees get free lunch on Wednesday.
Happy Hours
Happy hours are frequently hosted by individual teams and company-wide.
Fitness Subsidies
Yieldstreet pays for fitness classes that we attend together as a team.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Yieldstreet offers employees professional development opportunities like the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
For example, New York Times best selling author, Alexa von Tobel recently held a lunch & learn about her new book "Financially Forward". All of our employees received a free copy of her book
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Customized development tracks
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