Circle

Circle is a consumer finance company focused on transforming the world economy with secure, simple, and less costly technology for storing and using money.

Circle is a disruptive, venture-backed fintech business working to revolutionize consumer finance with simple, free technology for storing and using money. Our product enables people worldwide to transfer money, easily and securely, free of charge, and in the same way we share content and media, express ourselves, and message our friends and family on mobile devices. We believe money should work the way media and messaging work on the Internet: free, global, safe, mobile, and delightful. With US Dollars, British Pounds and Euros support, and connection to the Bitcoin blockchain, we are transforming this vision into reality. Circle is backed by $136 million from investors including Goldman Sachs, Baidu, CreditEase, IDG China, Breyer Capital, Accel and General Catalyst.

We use open internet standards and protocols, including the blockchain (allowing us to offer this service for free). We also foster innovative approaches to risk, including our AI risk engine, which runs on cutting edge algorithms that continuously keep your money safe.

Circle Boston, MA, USA
Jun 29, 2019
Permanent
As Product Manager, Markets you'll lead our growth efforts on Poloniex. In the coming years, we expect to grow the Poloniex platform beyond its current incarnation as an exchange for only crypto assets. We envision a global marketplace that can host tokens which represent everything of value: from physical goods to real estate to works of art, music and literature to service leases and time-based rentals. We believe that the contractual rules around exchange for anything and everything will become increasingly represented in distributed global software and benefit from the services of marketplaces such as Poloniex. What you'll work on Work with a world-class team of designers and engineers to develop and ship new features on the exchange aimed at helping our users trade better, faster, and smarter-including work on the exchange UI, order types, margin features, etc. Identify and build new financial products that encourage more trading activities on the platform Develop partnerships and features that contribute to creating a healthy market structure, such as work on increasing liquidity on the exchange Gather and analyze feedback from our customers (both quantitative and qualitative) to help guide the product roadmap Work cross functionally with internal teams to gather business requirements and to translate those needs into future feature specifications. What you'll bring to Circle 5+ years of experience in product management, capital markets, or cryptocurrency trading and exchanges (or any combination of the three) A relentlessly data-driven product manager, capable of balancing sound judgment and great product instincts with A/B testing and rigorous analysis A strong understanding of the dynamics and nuances of markets and exchanges including margin trading, futures, options, etcs., experience in either cryptocurrency exchanges or traditional capital markets is ideal A self-starter with strong communication skills and prior success resourcing across multiple functional teams to get things done Comfort and experience shifting gears quickly, learning on the fly and working on an evolving product without having all of the answers Circle is a global crypto finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people and institutions create and share value globally. With our suite of products, we enable our customers to send and receive money around the world easily, as well as invest in and trade crypto assets. In March 2019, Circle acquired SeedInvest, the largest equity crowdfunding platform in the United States, as well as a licensed broker-dealer. Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We're backed by $250 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat), Accel Partners, and Bitmain, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong. We are an e qual 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.
Circle Boston, MA, USA
Jun 29, 2019
Permanent
As Senior Manager, Global Social Media you will oversee Circle's social media strategy and process end-to-end, from supervising content creation, developing resource strategies, developing content and channel KPIs, to analyzing key results. You will devise our social media strategy, mentor junior employees, coordinate freelancers, and level up professionally under the guidance of our Senior Vice President, Global Corporate Communications. What you'll work on Develop and manage a global social media newsroom with internal contributors and a network of freelancers and agencies Manage social workstreams and oversee the social media process from brief to campaign analysis Analyze social content performance and derive audience insights (paid and organic) to inform strategic decisions Develop resource strategies for all of Circle's social media platforms with particular focus on Twitter, Reddit, YouTube, Telegram, and more. You'll also roll up your sleeves and be an active contributor alongside other internal and external personnel Expand Circle's social media following across platforms in line with Circle's audience and each platform's characteristics. What you'll bring to Circle Passion for crypto and blockchain technologies 7+ years' experience managing social media for a digital-first organizations and/or agencies. Multi-market execution and localization experience is a plus In-depth knowledge of all social media platforms including crypto-native social media applications Ability to work with internal and external teams to drive creative execution Love for data, analytics and data-driven insights Proven ability to generate innovative ideas Superb oral and written communication skills Knowledge of economics and financial products Wit, humor. Circle is a global crypto finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people and institutions create and share value globally. With our suite of products, we enable our customers to send and receive money around the world easily, as well as invest in and trade crypto assets. In March 2019, Circle acquired SeedInvest, the largest equity crowdfunding platform in the United States, as well as a licensed broker-dealer. Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We're backed by $250 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat), Accel Partners, and Bitmain, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong. 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.
Circle New York, NY, USA
Jun 27, 2019
Permanent
Circle is looking for a Staff Application Security Engineer who will work with engineering and product teams to secure our customer applications, including SeedInvest. As a Staff Application Security Engineer, you will have a part in every aspect of the development lifecycle and work closely with development teams to understand the security posture of the features being developed. You should love tackling difficult problems and be excited to learn new things quickly and independently. It's crucial that you're an effective communicator, as you'll collaborate frequently with different engineering teams to identify and address security issues. You should have a breaker mentality, but be effective at designing the mitigating controls. What you'll work on Partner with development teams to understand the security posture of the features being developed and identify and address security issues Attend daily stand ups to ensure that product features have security built in Work with the Ops and DevSecOps teams to make sure that product features are securely deployed Address the application layer security issues as incidents occur What you'll bring to SeedInvest/Circle 7+ years of application security experience including source code auditing, penetration testing, product assessments, vulnerability research, reverse engineering, etc Strong familiarity with Python and JavaScript web app development frameworks Proven ability to find vulnerabilities beyond the OWASP Top 10. Familiar with vulnerability management and penetration testing tools: Burp, ZAP, Kali Linux, or Metasploit Excellent communication skills: demonstrated ability to explain complex technical issues to lay audiences Strong analytical, organizational, and technical writing skills Strong working knowledge of applied cryptography Preferred Experience Experience using security monitoring technologies e.g. Splunk, CloudWatch and CloudTrail events Experience deploying using CI/CD pipelines to AWS e.g. Jenkins or AWS CodePipeline Experience working in a regulated environment such as PCI or SO SeedInvest is a leading equity crowdfunding platform that provides individual investors with access to vetted startup investment opportunities. SeedInvest was instrumental in the passage of the 2012 JOBS Act, which changed 80-year-old U.S. securities laws to make it possible for entrepreneurs to raise capital over the Internet. SeedInvest has funded over 150 startups and boasts a rapidly growing network of over 250,000 investors. SeedInvest has had over 40,000 startups apply to raise capital since inception and has accepted less than 1% of those companies to feature on the platform. The company was recently featured on the 2018 Inc. 500 List as the 4th fastest-growing financial services company in America. In March, 2019 Circle Internet Financial Ltd. acquired SeedInvest. Circle is a global crypto finance company built on blockchain, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people and institutions create and share value globally. Circle's suite of products enable customers to send and receive money around the world easily, as well as invest in and trade crypto assets. Circle is backed by $250 million from Goldman Sachs, Baidu, IDG, Breyer Capital, General Catalyst, and other leading global investors. 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.
Circle Boston, MA, USA
Jun 26, 2019
Permanent
As a Data Analyst in Product & Analytics team, you’ll join a data-driven team focused on helping Circle scale its products while providing the best possible customer experience and mitigating the associated risks. Specifically, you will be responsible for the development, tuning, testing, and documenting of anti-money laundering (AML) transaction monitoring rules. This will include the day-to-day maintenance of existing transaction monitoring rules through outcome analysis and tuning of parameters. Additionally, you will be tasked with developing new transaction monitoring rules to address new and evolving risks in the cutting-edge cryptocurrency environment. We're looking for ambitious, highly motivated individuals who seek a collaborative, iterative, and fast-paced environment. What you’ll work on Work closely with Product and Engineering teams to create infrastructure to allow the implementation of effective transaction monitoring rules Create, test and tune new and existing rules and triggers for Circle’s AML Transaction Monitoring program based on data analysis and ensure their functionality and applicability to the product needs. Collect and manage diverse data to generate curated data sets for ease of interpretation and reporting. Perform complex data analysis on compliance strategies performance, accuracy and on-going monitoring. Distill insights from data and connect disparate ideas into cohesive, well-grounded recommendations & executive presentations. Automate operational workload and workforce metrics Build a software stack of automated monitors and alerts that keep tabs on abnormalities in customer behavior, compliance-rules efficiency and performance. Creation of dashboards to deliver valuable insights that drive decision making and ensure documentation demonstrates that the program meets regulatory requirements. What you’ll bring to Circle 1-3 years of experience contributing to the development, testing, and/or tuning of AML transaction monitoring rules or model rule development and model validation. Compliance or data analytics experience in either banking, cryptocurrency, consulting, or Fintech a plus. Understanding of traditional money laundering and terrorist financing typologies a plus. Extensive knowledge of SQL (postgreSQL, MySQL, MS SQL Server, Oracle). Bachelor’s degree. A quantitative or technical degree a plus Additional technical skills a plus (E.g., python) Circle is a global crypto finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people and institutions create and share value globally. With our suite of products, we enable our customers to send and receive money around the world easily, as well as invest in and trade crypto assets. In March 2019, Circle acquired SeedInvest, the largest equity crowdfunding platform in the United States, as well as a licensed broker-dealer. Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We're backed by $250 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat), Accel Partners, and Bitmain, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong. We are an e qual 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.
Circle New York, NY, USA
Jun 26, 2019
Permanent
SeedInvest is looking to tokenize startup equity and open up these opportunities to everyone. As a Software Engineer at SeedInvest, you’ll be responsible for creating brand new user experiences and iterating on them for both startups and investors. You can become an expert not just in software engineering but also in startups and startup fundraising. What you’ll work on Building, maintaining, and iterating on new features for the SeedInvest platform such as rebuilding the SeedInvest investment flow  Planning, designing, and contributing to product features and code architecture with feedback from the larger team Owning full lifecycle of small impactful projects from requirements gathering through QA and launch Collaborating with fellow engineers Helping figure out how to create security tokens in a compliant manner and help shape the future of securities. What you’ll bring to SeedInvest Internship experience with software development Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills Strong bias for action Unending drive and a thirst to learn Bachelor's degree or Master’s degree in computer science. Extra Credit Prior experience with a startup Prior experience working in product teams for consumer-facing products. SeedInvest is a leading equity crowdfunding platform that provides individual investors with access to vetted startup investment opportunities. SeedInvest was instrumental in the passage of the 2012 JOBS Act, which changed 80-year-old U.S. securities laws to make it possible for entrepreneurs to raise capital over the Internet. SeedInvest has funded over 150 startups and boasts a rapidly growing network of over 250,000 investors. SeedInvest has had over 40,000 startups apply to raise capital since inception and has accepted less than 1% of those companies to feature on the platform. The company was recently featured on the 2018 Inc. 500 List as the 4th fastest-growing financial services company in America. In March, 2019 Circle Internet Financial Ltd. acquired SeedInvest. Circle is a global crypto finance company built on blockchain, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people and institutions create and share value globally. Circle's suite of products enable customers to send and receive money around the world easily, as well as invest in and trade crypto assets. Circle is backed by $250 million from Goldman Sachs, Baidu, IDG, Breyer Capital, General Catalyst, and other leading global investors. 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.
Circle 2200 Stock Creek Blvd, Rockford, TN 37853, USA
Jun 22, 2019
Permanent
As a Freelance Content Writer, you will create dynamic pieces for Circle that delight crypto natives. Working with little direction, you will research new trends in crypto, bring them to life, and post them to our highly trafficked blogs. In addition to learning about crypto, you’ll get better at writing because you’ll be reporting to Circle's Director of Public Relations, who will provide constructive feedback to your long-form content. What you’ll work on Write long-form content for Circle’s popular blogs on tight deadlines Produce high-quality long-form content that we can turn into â€crypto reports†Deliver ideas for how to best capture the attention of crypto natives Work collaboratively with Circle’s marketing and creative teams Reports to the Director of PR. What you’ll bring to Circle A passion for crypto 2+ years of writing experience 3+ samples of published content (on a blog, or in a newspaper or magazine) Prior experience writing content on a deadline Lots of opinions but little ego Ability to work independently Fearlessness in the face of ambiguity. Circle is a global crypto finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people and institutions create and share value globally. With our suite of products, we enable our customers to send and receive money around the world easily, as well as invest in and trade crypto assets. In March 2019, Circle acquired SeedInvest, the largest equity crowdfunding platform in the United States, as well as a licensed broker-dealer. Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We're backed by $250 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat), Accel Partners, and Bitmain, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong. 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.
Circle Boston, MA, USA
Jun 22, 2019
Permanent
As a Data Analyst in Risk Product & Analytics team, you’ll join a data-driven team focused on helping Circle scale its products while providing the best possible customer experience and mitigating the associated risks. You will conduct in-depth analysis to draw insight around product improvements. You will make use of your analysis to test and implement business logic that reduces the sources of financial and reputational risk for the business. We're looking for ambitious, highly motivated individuals who seek a collaborative, iterative, and fast-paced environment. What you’ll work on Work closely with Product and Engineering teams to create infrastructure to allow the implementation of effective rules to mitigate risks. Plan the additional product controls required for new features, new product launches or any additional risk exposure. Design, calculation and monitoring of Risk KPIs. Perform complex data analysis on customer behavior, risk strategies and rule accuracy and performance to draw insights and propose applicable changes Design, test, implement and monitor logic for new or existing risk rules around KYC, fraud, account-takeovers and anti-money laundering. Utilize machine learning models built by our data-science to take appropriate actions on transactions and customers. Maintain a software stack of automated monitors and alerts to keep tabs on abnormalities in customer behavior, risk-rule efficiency and performance. Creation of dashboards to deliver valuable insights that drive decision making What you’ll bring to Circle 5+ years of experience as a data analyst Experience working within risk or product domain with a focus on customer behavior a plus Extensive knowledge of SQL (postgreSQL, MySQL, MS SQL Server, Oracle) Additional technical skills a plus (E.g. python) Bachelor’s degree. A quantitative or technical degree a plus Understanding of fraud and account take-overs a plus Circle is a global crypto finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people and institutions create and share value globally. With our suite of products, we enable our customers to send and receive money around the world easily, as well as invest in and trade crypto assets. In March 2019, Circle acquired SeedInvest, the largest equity crowdfunding platform in the United States, as well as a licensed broker-dealer. Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We're backed by $250 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat), Accel Partners, and Bitmain, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong. We are an e qual 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.
Circle Boston, MA, USA
Jun 20, 2019
Permanent
We are seeking an experienced Litigation and Privacy Counsel to join Circle's world-class Legal and Compliance team to help us meet our ambitious goals and to provide the best possible customer experience. We are looking for someone who is team-oriented, self-motivated, and capable of effectively managing competing priorities. You will be responsible for assisting with litigation matters and regulatory inquiries that Circle might encounter, and partnering with business teams to identify privacy and cybersecurity risks and solutions. You will be joining a fun, fast-paced legal team working collaboratively on novel legal issues. What You'll Work On Develop and drive strategy for response to litigation and regulatory inquiries. Help manage company disputes, investigations, and insurance claims from a strategic, tactical, and operational perspective. Identify potential litigation risks and counsel the business to minimize exposure, including coordinating with Customer Experience and Compliance teams to develop best practices on issue mitigation and complaint response to prevent litigation and consumer protection complaints before they arise. Manage outside counsel to ensure that all aspects of Circle's legal representation are of the highest quality, including overall strategy and the day-to-day running of matters. Deeply understand existing U.S. federal, state, and global privacy and cybersecurity laws and regulations and apply those laws and regulations in practice with our product and engineering teams. Create enterprise-wide policies and plans for cybersecurity and privacy, including training and incident response planning. Work with senior corporate counsel to draft customer terms and conditions, contracts with third parties, and corporate policies and standards related to privacy and cybersecurity. Actively monitor and advise on local and global legal developments related to litigation, privacy, and cybersecurity. What you'll bring to Circle 5+ years experience as a litigator at a top tier law firm, regulated consumer financial services company, and/or government agency, with 3+ years working directly (but not exclusively) on privacy and cybersecurity law. Significant experience managing a broad range of litigation matters, internal investigations, and regulatory investigations, including developing and implementing matter strategy. Significant experience drafting responses to demand letters and responses to subpoenas from government agencies and managing related processes. Experience advising on insurance coverage and claims for litigation, investigation, and employment matters. Significant experience providing commercial, regulatory, and policy advice in the areas of data protection, privacy law and cybersecurity. In-depth knowledge and experience analyzing and applying laws, regulations, and corporate policies related to U.S. privacy laws, including GLBA and state privacy laws, such as the California Consumer Privacy Act; Global privacy laws, including GDPR FCC and FTC consumer privacy rules, including TCPA and UDAAP. Knowledge of and expertise in working with the applicable regulatory agencies overseeing privacy and cybersecurity regulations. A strong interest in cryptocurrency and fintech in general. Superior communication skills and comfort engaging with business leaders, external counsel and regulators on topics critical to Circle's success. Discretion with highly confidential business information. Law Degree (JD) from a leading accredited law school and bar admission in MA (or available to become admitted). Circle is a global crypto finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people and institutions create and share value globally. With our suite of products, we enable our customers to send and receive money around the world easily, as well as invest in and trade crypto assets. In March 2019, Circle acquired SeedInvest, the largest equity crowdfunding platform in the United States, as well as a licensed broker-dealer. Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We're backed by $250 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat), Accel Partners, and Bitmain, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong. 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.
Circle New York, NY, USA
Jun 14, 2019
Permanent
As an Associate on SeedInvest’s Venture Growth Team you’ll be responsible for raising capital for our portfolio of startups from accredited investors, family offices, and venture firms. As part of the team, you’ll contribute to the mission, vision, and culture of Circle. What you’ll work on Building relationships with key investors in SeedInvest's community and growing our network of high net worth, family office, and venture investors over time Understanding investing - quickly becoming an expert at pitching the live deals on our platform to our top clients at SeedInvest Creating a thorough process and being diligent in improving that process Coordinating execution of fundraises, including setting and managing timelines, responsibilities, and deliverables throughout the fundraise Communicating and working actively with startup founders, people across the entire SeedInvest team, and multiple external partners What you’ll bring to SeedInvest 2-4+ years of experience in sales, fundraising, private banking, wealth management, and/or investor relations Do what it takes attitude and ability to get creative to problem solve; no challenge is too hard Experience working directly with top clients, pitching products, and managing stakeholder relationships Interested in startups and technology BA/BS degree Please note, you will be required to take the Series 82 and Series 63 for this role. Series 7 licenses are transferable. Extra Credit Technology experience Experience and/or interest in venture Series 7 or 82 and 63 licenses SeedInvest is a leading equity crowdfunding platform that provides individual investors with access to vetted startup investment opportunities. SeedInvest was instrumental in the passage of the 2012 JOBS Act, which changed 80-year-old U.S. securities laws to make it possible for entrepreneurs to raise capital over the Internet. SeedInvest has funded over 150 startups and boasts a rapidly growing network of over 250,000 investors. SeedInvest has had over 40,000 startups apply to raise capital since inception and has accepted less than 1% of those companies to feature on the platform. The company was recently featured on the 2018 Inc. 500 List as the 4th fastest-growing financial services company in America. In March, 2019 Circle Internet Financial Ltd. acquired SeedInvest. Circle is a global crypto finance company built on blockchain, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people and institutions create and share value globally. Circle's suite of products enable customers to send and receive money around the world easily, as well as invest in and trade crypto assets. Circle is backed by $250 million from Goldman Sachs, Baidu, IDG, Breyer Capital, General Catalyst, and other leading global investors. 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.
Circle Boston, MA, USA
Jun 14, 2019
Permanent
The Deputy General Counsel, Corporate role will be based in Boston and report directly to the Chief Legal Officer. ÂYou will be responsible for overseeing all global corporate legal operations, including corporate governance, strategic transactions, financings, partnerships, and commercial contracts. You will serve as a senior leader on the legal team, managing the corporate legal team and working closely with the Chief Legal Officer to develop objectives and key results for the team. What You’ll Work On Manage and lead members of Circle’s corporate legal team and develop strategic plans to meet company objectives and priorities. Legal lead for all material company transactions, including acquisitions, joint ventures, restructurings, equity financings, debt facilities, and commercial partnerships. Serve as assistant secretary of the corporation, assisting the chief legal officer on corporate governance and board of directors issues. Oversee global entity structuring for 20+ legal entities across several countries. Serve as the primary point of contact with investors, outside counsel and other key parties on global legal operations and corporate transactions. Advise the Chief Legal Officer and the rest of the executive team on key risks, strategies and overall planning. Work closely with the finance, compliance, business development, engineering and other teams on the development of new product offerings. Lead the negotiation of all material contracts, ranging from significant vendor contracts to crypto-asset purchase and sale agreements. What You’ll Bring to Circle Undergraduate and law degrees; active membership in at least one U.S. state bar. 10+ years of experience, including at least 3 years in-house experience at a cutting edge consumer technology and/or financial services company. ÂExperience in financings, public offerings, and M&A is essential; senior corporate role at a prominent law firm is preferred. Demonstrated ability to lead and coach professionals with a positive, team-building attitude, and to interact productively and collaboratively with finance, compliance, business development, engineering and other teams at the company. Experience managing other attorneys and legal team members, building a legal budget, and developing forward-looking strategies for operations and transactions. Exceptional critical thinking abilities, strong business acumen and excellent judgment; must be able to work independently, manage multiple priorities, and pivot between responsibilities in a fast-paced, high-growth environment. Superior drafting and legal technical skills, with keen attention to detail. Must be comfortable providing legal guidance on short timelines and with limited information and then helping to execute on the business decision â€" even if it involves legal risks. Passion and depth of experience with blockchain technology is preferred; willingness to learn more about blockchain technology and cryptocurrency is required. Exemplary personal and professional integrity and business ethics. Exercises discretion and maintains confidentiality of sensitive information. Commitment to diversity and a respect for others. Circle is a global crypto finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people and institutions create and share value globally. With our suite of products, we enable our customers to send and receive money around the world easily, as well as invest in and trade crypto assets. In March 2019, Circle acquired SeedInvest, the largest equity crowdfunding platform in the United States, as well as a licensed broker-dealer. Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We're backed by $250 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat), Accel Partners, and Bitmain, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong. 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.
Circle Boston, MA, USA
Jun 09, 2019
Permanent
As the Director, Procurement, you'll work to build new procurement process and controls for the company, negotiate with vendors to optimize contracts and maximize value for Circle, and partner with budget owners from across the company. What you'll work on Oversee relationships with vendors, suppliers, and contractors who support the company Manage and maintain relationships with key business leaders to understand and support their vendor needs Develop a strategy for leveraging suppliers of common goods or services for cost, service, and performance enhancements. Facilitate the process from identification, negotiation of commercial terms and awarding of contracts, and vendor onboarding & subsequent diligence review Develop and manage requests RFP process for key vendors Create and implement standard processes for procurement of services for the company. Review current policies and procedures; identify, analyze, and document procurement work processes and redundancies; identify potential areas for improvement; make recommendations for process and governance improvements that align with the strategic initiatives of the company Participate in and partner with Legal on purchase agreements and negotiations of commercial terms for goods and services Establish vendor database to track business owners, renewal periods, and notifications Summarize and report on accomplishments and performance against KPIs, tracking progress via reports for senior leadership, developing metrics and KPIs to measure team or project success. What you'll bring to Circle B.S. degree in supply chain management, logistics, business administration or a similar field 8+ years of successful work experience as a Procurement Manager, Procurement Officer, or another relevant role Strong working knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as an aptitude for reading the market Exceptional talent in negotiating and networking Solid knowledge of supplier or third-party management software Outstanding decision-making skills and ability to work well with numbers Significant experience in collecting and analyzing data Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We're backed by $250 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat), Accel Partners, and Bitmain, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong. Circle Pay enables customers to send and receive money, across borders and currencies. Circle Invest empowers consumers to buy and sell crypto assets. Circle Trade is one of the world's top market makers for major crypto coins and offers OTC trading services for institutions and high net worth individuals. Additionally, in 2018 Circle acquired Poloniex and signed an agreement to acquire SeedInvest, both of which enable us to expand our offerings even further. Poloniex is one of the world's leading token marketplaces. SeedInvest is the largest equity crowdfunding platform in the United States, as well as a licensed broker-dealer. Check us out at circle.com and download Circle Pay & Circle Invest for iOS and Android today. Circle is a global crypto finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people and institutions create and share value globally. With our suite of products, we enable our customers to send and receive money around the world easily, as well as invest in and trade crypto assets. 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.
Circle Boston, MA, USA
Jun 04, 2019
Permanent
The Financial Reporting Manager is a key financial reporting position for the global accounting organization at Circle. You will be responsible for helping to define global technical accounting policies in the exciting and emerging crypto finance space, while also being responsible for managing Circle’s financial and regulatory reporting requirements and being the day-to-day point person for our global audit relationships. What you'll work on Defining accounting policies and implementation for cryptocurrency accounting and other technical matters while navigating the latest accounting policy changes for US GAAP, FRS 102 and other international accounting frameworks Producing high quality monthly consolidated financial statements for distribution to both internal and external stakeholders Supporting aspects of the monthly close that relate to technical accounting (purchase accounting, revenue recognition, debt and equity accounting) Overseeing timely provision of reports to lenders, regulators and licensing bodies at both the legal entity and global level Acting as key liaison and project manager for global audit engagements Help the company move towards a quarterly reporting cycle, incorporating all necessary material adjustments What you’ll bring to Circle 8+ years of experience in financial reporting, ideally with big four background CPA required Strong experience preparing consolidated financial statements including eliminations, cash flow derivation and preparation of accompanying footnotes or disclosures where required Deep understanding of US GAAP, Âknowledge of IFRS (including FRS102) desirable Prior experience managing audit engagements or being a key contributor Strong communication skills to interact with both internal and external stakeholders and work cross functionally Industry experience working in a dynamic multinational environment in technology or financial services desirable Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We’re backed by $250 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat), Accel Partners, and Bitmain, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong. Circle Pay enables customers to send and receive money, across borders and currencies. Circle Invest empowers consumers to buy and sell crypto assets. Circle Trade is one of the world’s top market makers for major crypto coins and offers OTC trading services for institutions and high net worth individuals. Additionally, in 2018 Circle acquired Poloniex and signed an agreement to acquire SeedInvest, both of which enable us to expand our offerings even further. Poloniex is one of the world's leading token marketplaces. SeedInvest is the largest equity crowdfunding platform in the United States, as well as a licensed broker-dealer. Check us out at circle.com and download Circle Pay & Circle Invest for iOS and Android today. Circle is a global crypto finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people and institutions create and share value globally. ÂWith our suite of products, we enable our customers to send and receive money around the world easily, as well as invest in and trade crypto assets. 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.
Circle Hong Kong
May 31, 2019
Permanent
This is a new role at Circle, which may be occupied by external part-time or full-time consultants or internal part-time or full-time employees. The primary objective of this role is to facilitate conversations via a new community forum, accessible to verified Poloniex customers. The role will be split into Moderators and Senior Moderators, dependent upon prior experience with cryptocurrencies or experience facilitating or moderating forums in other capacities. Moderator shifts will vary week-to-week, and monthly, never exceeding more than 4 hours in a row, and including facilitation on nights and weekends. What you'll work on Moderating a chat community in the crypto space, typically in 4 hour blocks of time, spread across the full 24/7 weekly operational availability of the platform Identifying violations in the chat community and enforcing warnings where appropriate Escalating violations to Customer Experience, Risk, and Compliance team members for further evaluation and investigation (ex. Market manipulation or unauthorized trading activity) Sharing customer insights and knowledge back to business leaders including Product Managers, Marketers, Customer Experience, Risk, Legal and Compliance Providing tools feedback and recommendations on ways to improve the experience, automate the moderation process, or increase the ability to take actions What you'll bring to Circle A passion and interest for crypto and engaging with crypto-centric customers Ability to empathize with customer needs and apply patient and consistent messages Acting as a creative problem-solver and a collaborative team member A strong team spirit with a passion and drive to deliver the best possible experience to customers The ability to communicate clearly and concisely Strong organizational, written, and verbal communication skills Flexible availability and willingness to modify your shift schedule regularly Being open to change and learning quickly in an environment that is in flux The burning desire to help scale a revolutionary company in a revolutionary space Bonus Prior experience in a customer facing role or moderator/facilitator in the financial industry An early adopter and/or the ability to pick up new technology quickly Understanding of world markets, economics, or finance Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We're backed by $250 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat), Accel Partners, and Bitmain, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong. Circle Pay enables customers to send and receive money, across borders and currencies. Circle Invest empowers consumers to buy and sell crypto assets. Circle Trade is one of the world's top market makers for major crypto coins and offers OTC trading services for institutions and high net worth individuals. Additionally, in 2018 Circle acquired Poloniex and signed an agreement to acquire SeedInvest, both of which enable us to expand our offerings even further. Poloniex is one of the world's leading token marketplaces. SeedInvest is the largest equity crowdfunding platform in the United States, as well as a licensed broker-dealer. Check us out at circle.com and download Circle Pay & Circle Invest for iOS and Android today. Circle is a global crypto finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people and institutions create and share value globally. With our suite of products, we enable our customers to send and receive money around the world easily, as well as invest in and trade crypto assets. 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.
Circle New York, NY, USA
May 04, 2019
Permanent
SeedInvest is a leading equity crowdfunding platform that provides individual investors with access to vetted startup investment opportunities. SeedInvest was instrumental in the passage of the 2012 JOBS Act, which changed 80-year-old U.S. securities laws to make it possible for entrepreneurs to raise capital over the Internet. SeedInvest has funded over 150 startups and boasts a rapidly growing network of over 250,000 investors. SeedInvest has had over 40,000 startups apply to raise capital since inception and has accepted less than 1% of those companies to feature on the platform. The company was recently featured on the 2018 Inc. 500 List as the 4th fastest-growing financial services company in America. In March, 2019 Circle Internet Financial Ltd. acquired SeedInvest. Circle is a global crypto finance company built on blockchain, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people and institutions create and share value globally. Circle's suite of products enable customers to send and receive money around the world easily, as well as invest in and trade crypto assets. Circle is backed by $250 million from Goldman Sachs, Baidu, IDG, Breyer Capital, General Catalyst, and other leading global investors. SeedInvest is looking to tokenize startup equity and open up these opportunities to everyone. As a Senior Software Engineer at SeedInvest, you'll be responsible for creating brand newuser experiences and iterating on them for both startups and investors. You can become an expert not just in software engineering but also in startups and startup fundraising. What you'll work on Planning and designing product features and code architecture Owning full lifecycle of a project, from requirements gathering through QA and launch Collaborating and mentoring fellow engineers in best practices and strategies Helping figure out how to create security tokens in a compliant manner and help shape the future of securities What you'll bring to SeedInvest 3+ years of software development experience including experience with large scale distributed systems Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills Strong bias for action Unending drive and a thirst to learn Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in computer science Extra Credit Prior experience with a startup Prior experience working in product teams for consumer-facing products Angular / React Django / Python PostgreSQL / Nginx / AWS Requirement gathering and project management experience Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We're backed by $250 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat), Accel Partners, and Bitmain, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong. Circle Pay enables customers to send and receive money, across borders and currencies. Circle Invest empowers consumers to buy and sell crypto assets. Circle Trade is one of the world's top market makers for major crypto coins and offers OTC trading services for institutions and high net worth individuals. Additionally, in 2018 Circle acquired Poloniex and signed an agreement to acquire SeedInvest, both of which enable us to expand our offerings even further. Poloniex is one of the world's leading token marketplaces. SeedInvest is the largest equity crowdfunding platform in the United States, as well as a licensed broker-dealer. Check us out at circle.com and download Circle Pay & Circle Invest for iOS and Android today. 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.
Circle New York, NY, USA
Apr 30, 2019
Permanent
SeedInvest is a leading equity crowdfunding platform that provides individual investors with access to vetted startup investment opportunities. SeedInvest was instrumental in the passage of the 2012 JOBS Act, which changed 80-year-old U.S. securities laws to make it possible for entrepreneurs to raise capital over the Internet. SeedInvest has funded over 150 startups and boasts a rapidly growing network of over 250,000 investors. SeedInvest has had over 40,000 startups apply to raise capital since inception and has accepted less than 1% of those companies to feature on the platform. The company was recently featured on the 2018 Inc. 500 List as the 4th fastest-growing financial services company in America. In March, 2019 Circle Internet Financial Ltd. acquired SeedInvest. Circle is a global crypto finance company built on blockchain, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people and institutions create and share value globally. Circle's suite of products enable customers to send and receive money around the world easily, as well as invest in and trade crypto assets. Circle is backed by $250 million from Goldman Sachs, Baidu, IDG, Breyer Capital, General Catalyst, and other leading global investors. As a Content Marketing Associate at SeedInvest, you'll be responsible for marketing communications across various audiences and content strategies including content creation, SEO, email marketing and social media. As part of a small team, you'll also have an opportunity to learn SEM, product marketing, PR, events, website optimization, and market research. What you'll work on Own a customer-led marketing case study program, focused on our portfolio of startups Create a narrative around the future of venture capital and creating liquidity in alternative asset classes Build out a multimedia library of educational content around startup investing and tokenized assets Provide messaging and target prospects to SeedInvest's venture team to source startups, assessing program effectiveness Long-form content creation and user-centric content strategies, including re-purposing and syndicating of long-form and short-form content Email marketing including newsletters, drip campaigns, automation, etc. Working cross functionally across teams to create user education and sales enablement materials Planning, building, executing, and iterating on marketing strategies with minimal oversight What you'll bring to SeedInvest 1-3 years of experience implementing a content marketing strategy at a top startup, investment firm, financial services firm or tech company A deep passion for startups, entrepreneurship, and SeedInvest/Circle's mission to democratize access to capital and its exchange Desire to take ownership of work and the ability to run in the right direction given a lot of rope Deep knowledge of online marketing and analytics tools Excellent written and verbal communication Strong critical thinking skills Demonstrated bias for action. You have an unending drive and thirst to learn Bachelor's degree Extra Credit Experience creating and analyzing website and email A|B tests Prior exposure to Salesforce and marketing automation tools An interest in market research and customer segmentation Strong analytical skills, previous quantitative coursework We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at SeedInvest. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Circle Hong Kong
Apr 30, 2019
Permanent
Circle is a global crypto finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people and institutions create and share value globally. With our suite of products, we enable our customers to send and receive money around the world easily, as well as invest in and trade crypto assets. Delivering high quality customer experiences is not only in your wheelhouse, it defines who you are. We're building a world-class global customer operations team and we are seeking our next team member to help us engage and delight throughout the entire journey. The right team member is fluent in Mandarin and English, has worked in a client support role, and is passionate about cryptocurrencies. Your role is to guide our customers through the sign-up and on-boarding process, support their usage of our product, recommend solutions for their challenges, and provide the highest level of support in the industry. The right team member will also use their proximity to customer issues to propose solutions that will continually improve the customer experience, working with product and engineering, as well as support our growth and scale by optimizing team processes and policies. What you'll work on Mastering all of Circle's products, infrastructure, processes and procedures with the ability to train others and step into any role as necessary Delivering outstanding customer support and experiences that represent the Circle voice and differentiate our company from the competition Engaging in email and social media conversations with customers, possibly expanding to other channels in the future Handling all types of inquiries including prospective customers, questions about on-boarding, support on product and feature usage and retaining clients Developing support center content and translating correspondences and/or support materials into other languages Analyzing trends in customer issues and suggesting improvements to processes, policies, and product Troubleshooting both business and technical inquiries to quickly discover solutions What you'll bring to Circle Fluency in both Mandarin and English is required for this role. You will be required to speak, write and translate customer inquiries and materials on a regular basis 3-5 years of working experience, with ideally at least 1 year in a Customer Experience/Support (or similar) capacity Experience and/or interest in working in a fast-paced startup or tech environment Ability, and interest, in working across multiple departments to influence and communicate cross-functionally to realize rapid results Technical savviness, including the ability to navigate both homegrown and industry-standard CRM platforms Exceptional interpersonal and written communication skills, including the ability to empathize and prioritize needs, as well as quickly build rapport with customers High attention to detail, The ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a broader team, lending a hand on any activity necessary to support the business when needed Availability or flexibility on nights or weekends, usually for team meetings Ability to travel, company-sponsored, to the United States and Ireland Bonus Previous experience in solving customer inquiries An early adopter and the ability to pick up new technology quickly Understanding of world markets, economics, or finance BA/BS degree from a leading academic institution Fluency in other languages, specifically Cantonese or Japanese Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We're backed by $250 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat), Accel Partners, and Bitmain, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong. Circle Trade is one of the world's top market makers for major crypto coins and offers OTC trading services for institutions and high net worth individuals. Additionally, in 2018 Circle acquired Poloniex, one of the world's leading token marketplaces and in 2019 acquired SeedInvest, a leading equity crowdfunding platform. 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.
Circle New York, NY, USA
Apr 30, 2019
Permanent
SeedInvest is a leading equity crowdfunding platform that provides individual investors with access to vetted startup investment opportunities. SeedInvest was instrumental in the passage of the 2012 JOBS Act, which changed 80-year-old U.S. securities laws to make it possible for entrepreneurs to raise capital over the Internet. SeedInvest has funded over 150 startups and boasts a rapidly growing network of over 250,000 investors. SeedInvest has had over 40,000 startups apply to raise capital since inception and has accepted less than 1% of those companies to feature on the platform. The company was recently featured on the 2018 Inc. 500 List as the 4th fastest-growing financial services company in America. In March, 2019 Circle Internet Financial Ltd. acquired SeedInvest. Circle is a global crypto finance company built on blockchain, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people and institutions create and share value globally. Circle's suite of products enable customers to send and receive money around the world easily, as well as invest in and trade crypto assets. Circle is backed by $250 million from Goldman Sachs, Baidu, IDG, Breyer Capital, General Catalyst, and other leading global investors. What you'll work on Serve as the FinOp principal and finance / FP&A lead for the firm Oversee the finance and accounting function for the broker-dealer and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements Manage regulatory reporting processes including net capital computations, daily cash reconciliation process, and FINRA required reporting (eg, FOCUS and SSOI reports) and other FINRA support as needed. Prepare computations for Customer Reserve 15c3-3 and Net Capital 15c3-1 computations Ensure accurate and timely completion of the month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close process Assist in the efforts for the preparation, review and approval of the organization's financial statements, including annual operating, cash, and capital budgets, and monitoring budget vs. actual operating performance Oversee accounting for the firm, including AP and AR. Help develop dashboards to track business performance, identify trends and act as a strategic partner to functional leaders Provide support for financial projects, analysis and financial presentations and due diligence for Circle Financial Planning & Analysis function and management team Assist in annual tax preparation and financial audit processes. Drive innovation and automation of various processes and functions within Finance to ensure maximum efficiency and areas for development and improvement. This role is a dual reporting role to SeedInvest CEO and Circle Accounting in Boston. What you'll bring to SeedInvest Series 27 registered with at least one year experience as FINOP principal Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business. CPA / MBA preferred 5-7+ years of accounting experience, preferably brokerage accounting In-depth knowledge of SEC Rules 15c3-3 and 15c3-1 Current with regulations and compliance issues Excellent oral and written communication skills Proven ability to excel in a fast-paced environment Experience/familiarity with Sage Intacct, Quickbooks, Slack, Mac OSX and GSuite Note: This position will be located at SeedInvest, New York City. 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.