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Director, Capital Markets



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

About Figure

Figure is transforming the trillion dollar financial services industry using blockchain technology.

In six years, Figure has unveiled a series of fintech firsts using the Provenance blockchain for loan origination, equity management, private fund services, banking and payments sectors - bringing speed, efficiency and savings to both consumers and institutions. Today, Figure is one of less than a thousand companies considered a unicorn, globally.

Our mission requires us to have a creative, team-oriented, and supportive environment where everyone can do their absolute best. The team is composed of driven, innovative, collaborative, and curious people who love architecting ground-breaking technologies. We value individuals who bring an entrepreneurial mindset to every task and will embrace our culture of innovation.

Every day at Figure is a journey in continuous learning yet a daily focus on getting work done that makes a difference. Join a team of proven leaders who have already created billions of dollars in value in the FinTech space!

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About The Role

As the Director, Capital Markets, you will report to the Head of Capital Markets, and support the growth of Figure Lending and its capital markets strategy. This individual is responsible for managing and leading certain capital markets projects, including but not limited to: Figure Connect Marketplace, warehouse facility negotiations and operations, new Business Development, etc.

The Director will be partnering with our technology, credit, operations, marketing, legal, compliance, and finance teams. You will be developing and maintaining strategic relationships both with external and internal stakeholders to support the firm’s liquidity needs.

What You’ll Do

  • Support the Head of Capital Markets to oversee all aspects of the newly launched Figure Connect Marketplace.
  • Be responsible for Warehouse relationships and associated documentation and product inclusion across various asset classes. You will work closely with our Liquidity team to ensure optimization of resources.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to help develop new products that Figure can bring to market. Each of these products will require warehousing and ultimately find a path to execution via Figure Connect.
  • Work cross-functionally to find ways that blockchain technology can improve, increase efficiency, and reduce the cost for some of the processes performed by third parties in a securitization and whole loan sales.
  • Work with credit and operations to monitor loan performance; create regular investor performance updates, and work with rating agencies and other stakeholders to communicate findings/deliverables.

What We Look For

  • Experience in mortgage and consumer banking, whole loans, and asset-backed securities; capital markets, hedging, trading, pricing; securitization; and regulatory compliance.
  • A deep understanding of various financing products and structures is strongly preferred.
  • Extensive PowerPoint and modeling skills, and capacity to use Intex and Bloomberg in a professional daily setting.
  • Strong network in the financial sector with institutional investors and funds, specifically in consumer and residential loans.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to lead with respect, organized, and communicative.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience at an ABS issuer, investment bank, or buy-side firm.
  • A person that thrives on taking a project from inception to completion, and is willing to get into the weeds to find creative solutions.
  • An individual with a strong passion and desire to leverage technology to improve financial services and wants to work in a challenging and demanding fintech environment.

Benefits and Perks

  • Competitive salary and growth opportunities
  • Company quarterly performance based bonus
  • Equity stock options package
  • Employer funded comprehensive health, vision, dental insurance and wellness program for employees and their dependents
  • Employer funded life and disability insurance coverage
  • Company HSA, FSA, Dependent Care, 401k, and commuter benefits
  • Up to 12 weeks paid family leave
  • In office, remote, and hybrid work location options
  • Home office and technology stipend for those working outside of a traditional office more than 75% of the time
  • Flexible time-off plan to empower employees to take the time off that they want and need
  • Continuing education reimbursement
  • Routine Team swag deliveries!

For CO, NY, CA, and WA residents, the salary range is $170,000-200,000 with up to a 25% Bonus and Equity. Actual compensation may vary based on individual candidate experience and location.

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Figure will not sponsor work visas for this position. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

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