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Web3 Business Analyst

About the Role

As a Web3 Business Analyst, you will solve tough problems and implement solutions that require strong intellectual abilities and rigor, as well as a practical sense of what works and what does not. You will be at the centre of our most important conversations, capturing requirements, distilling complex ideas, and tracking decisions paramount to our success.

The ideal candidate is a highly motivated, collaborative, and execution focused individual who can support multiple initiatives and workstreams. You should have an entrepreneurial drive to overcome obstacles and achieve team-wide goals. We are looking for a problem solver, creative thinker, engineer and new business builder. Ownership mentality is a must, someone who can roll up their sleeves, hit the ground running, and have no task too small for them.

Your Day-To-Day Will Involve

Your responsibilities will include helping the company make informed decisions on its strategy and operations, as well as providing analytical research, strategic recommendations, and operational support to our clients.

Strategy & Operations

  • Structure ambiguous problems and take action to solve them
  • Obtain a deep understanding of relevant business areas to be able to recommend solutions and build high-quality requirements
  • Synthesise complex information into clear takeaways and recommendations using both qualitative and quantitative methods
  • Translate conceptual user requirements into clear, detailed functional requirements
  • Understand technical options, limitations, costs, and risks to communicate trade-offs to all stakeholders
  • Work effectively with diverse teams to come up with the best solution and move people and organisations to act
  • Establish trust-based relationships with clients to better serve their organisations
  • Communicate effectively with all audiences, including senior leaders, in a structured manner
  • Stay current with financial technology industry market news and trends and apply existing and accumulated knowledge to ensure effective client relationship management
  • Lead special projects and carry out any other duties which may be required from time to time

Venture & FinTech

  • Develop a deep understanding of protocol layers, middleware applications, gaming and NFT players, DeFi and payments sector, and other divisions within the emerging landscape to inform your recommendations
  • Define clear hypotheses to identify new opportunities, and build business cases and quantitative models that will inform and influence strategies
  • Research the industry, identify critical shifts and evolving trends in the ecosystem, as well as their implications for the company and clients
  • Perform financial modeling, growth strategy and market research on an as-needed basis
  • Evaluate projects, new technologies, markets and business models through financial due diligence, market research and competitive analysis
  • Summarise analysis, structure, and conclusions in memos and presentations to provide actionable recommendations to solve complex strategic business challenges
  • Identify macro trends, conduct market research, and develop new investment theses, key performance metrics, and evaluate community growth
  • Hypothesise, plan and test experimental projects using blockchain and other decentralised technologies
  • Build new things and iterate on them quickly and openly
  • Communicate and collaborate with cross-functional teams

About You

  • Bachelor's degree with 5+ years of work experience in venture capital, private equity, accounting, management or strategy consulting, or financial services
  • Demonstrate broad understanding across the virtual asset landscape, and comfortable to own or be a go-to expert on a vertical, such as Defi, NFT/Metaverse, Infrastructure, or Layer 1/2 Protocols
  • Proficient in modeling, market-sizing, and presenting data-driven and qualitative analysis
  • Strong ability to manage multiple timelines and processes while being detailed-oriented
  • Able to work comfortably with a significant amount of ambiguity with ability to provide clarity of direction despite this
  • Strong analytical, research, and critical thinking skills
  • Experience building, investing in, or working within the industry is a plus
  • Coding experience and knowledge is a plus
  • Excellent writing skills and ability to distill complex topics into clear, easy to understand messaging
  • Experience working with startup management teams and cross-functional executives, including product, engineering, legal, and finance

Bonus Points

  • Demonstrated passion and deep understanding of emerging trends within the industry via participation in web 3.0 or other forms of self-directed learning
  • Obsessed with entrepreneurship and the startup ecosystem
  • Experience with virtual asset research, analysis, and other types of content
  • Engineering experience, preferably in or with blockchains

We're looking for more growth-minded and collaborative people to be a part of our journey. If you’re ready to give it all in helping us achieve our mission - we’d love to have you apply even if you feel unsure about whether you meet every single requirement in this posting. At Cartan Group, we're looking for people invigorated by our mission, values, and drive to change the world, not just those who simply check off all the boxes.

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Locations: Cayman Islands, Remote