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Director, APAC Treasury Operations

Circle

Circle

Accounting & Finance, Operations
Singapore · Singapore · Remote
Posted on Thursday, April 25, 2024

Circle is a financial technology company at the epicenter of the emerging internet of money, where value can finally travel like other digital data — globally, nearly instantly and less expensively than legacy settlement systems. This ground-breaking new internet layer opens up previously unimaginable possibilities for payments, commerce and markets that can help raise global economic prosperity and enhance inclusion. Our infrastructure – including USDC, a blockchain-based dollar – helps businesses, institutions and developers harness these breakthroughs and capitalize on this major turning point in the evolution of money and technology.

What you’ll be part of:

Circle is committed to visibility and stability in everything we do. As we grow as an organization, we're expanding into some of the world's strongest jurisdictions. Speed and efficiency are motivators for our success and our employees live by our company values: Multistakeholder, Mindfulness, Driven by Excellence and High Integrity. Circlers are consistently evolving in a remote world where strength in numbers fuels team success. We have built a flexible and diverse work environment where new ideas are encouraged and everyone is a stakeholder.

What you’ll be responsible for:

Circle is looking for an experienced Director who will be responsible for developing and scaling a regional Treasury function, covering OTC, digital asset, and fiat operations in the Asia timezone. In this role, you will act as the regional point person for all Treasury-related matters, working closely with Treasury Leadership to develop a follow-the-sun coverage model. This position plays a key strategic role in partnering with our Product, Business, Engineering, and Customer Success teams to deliver risk-managed and operational solutions that help to create value for Circle’s customers operating in Asia hours. You will also lead Circle’s efforts to develop best in class processes and controls that exceed existing and future regulatory requirements. This is an opportunity to build a regional function that is core to delivering on Circle’s mission to reach customers across the globe.

What you'll work on:

  • Building and scaling the regional implementation of a best-in-class firmwide operations function to support 24/7 crypto and fiat flows.
  • Manage regional transaction banking partners, to bring stablecoin liquidity as close as possible to our customers (network of local fiat on- and off-ramps).
  • Oversee the Treasury relationships with global financial service providers (transaction banking, financial market utilities, etc).
  • Automating operational and reconciliation process flows to establish operational redundancy, reduce error incidence and increase efficiencies.
  • Maintaining operational controls, policies, standards and procedures for operational activities.
  • Facilitating new product launches and lines of business with robust risk operational process design, infrastructure, and managed financial risks to protect the interests of all our stakeholders.
  • Collaborating closely with internal partners to ensure end to end process flows are performed according to regulatory requirements and internal controls/processes.

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:

  • 12+ years full time experience in treasury, banking, payments industry or related field.
  • 5+ years of experience managing, building and leading teams.
  • Prior experience building and scaling an operations function.
  • [Ability to work independently and make time-sensitive decisions locally.]
  • Strong work ethic and ability to excel in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities.
  • Inquisitiveness and interest in macroeconomics and business cycle modeling.
  • Interest in the cryptocurrency and web3 ecosystems and how they interact with the traditional finance industry.
  • Advanced excel/spreadsheet skills and/or basic computer programming capabilities (SQL, Python, AppScript, VBA, etc.)
  • Experience/familiarity with Slack, Apple MacOS and GSuite.
  • Fluency in Mandarin would be a bonus because of interaction with stakeholders across APAC region
  • An appetite for work travel if and when needed

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. Additionally, Circle participates in the E-Verify Program in certain locations, as required by law.

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