Operations Associate – Germany

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The Operations Associate, Germany will be responsible for working closely with the European management team and international working group to develop and execute on our German and broader European go-to-market strategy and grow the international business
This role reports into the Head of Operations for Germany

What you’ll be doing (ie
job duties):

  • Support the Head of Operations of Coinbase Germany in ensuring the smooth running of the business, ensuring that CB Germany operates in full compliance with legal and regulatory requirements
  • Own and manage selected outsourced services provided to and by other Coinbase group entities, as well as external service providers
  • Help structure and manage local operations processes and projects needed to scale the business in Germany 
  • Own and manage financial and administrative processes of Coinbase Germany in close cooperation with the wider CB group (including the Finance function)  and external service providers and banking partners
  • Liaise closely with teams in London, Dublin and San Francisco to ensure smooth operation of the business
  • Support broader go-to-market initiatives as needed to help drive the growth of the business in Germany and the broader Europe region

What we look for in you (ie
job requirements):

  • Enjoys solving complex and difficult problems and can turn incomplete, conflicting, or ambiguous inputs into solid action plans and solutions
  • Ability to leverage data to inform and support critical decisions
  • Exceptional project management and organizational skills
  • Prior experience working in an international setting, within a multinational team
  • Strong collaboration skills, ability  to manage multiple stakeholders and priorities simultaneously
  • Experience working in  regulated financial services
  • Fluency in German and English

Nice to haves:

  • Deep subject matter expertise and experience in crypto and international expansion projects
  • Experience with product, regulatory and Compliance requirements
  • Advanced experience in project management, or Finance or business analytics
  • Operational experience in tech/finance (, large FinTech players, investment banks, retail banks)
  • Advanced understanding of Google apps, JIRA


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