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Asset Servicing Specialist (f/m/x)

RemoteBerlin, Berlin, GermanyBusiness - Legal

Job description

About 🍋

We're on a mission to open 100 million brokerage accounts within the next ten years. Building the infrastructure for FinTech companies to launch an investing feature or product in Europe. Delivering the full value chain of brokerage through one API.

Over the last quarters, we focused on bringing the first version of the API to the market. Thousands of developers signed up and hundreds started to build their individual use cases with us. This resulted in 80+ inquiries from companies to launch their own stock trading UI with With 15 million of fresh funding, we are now taking the next steps toward our mission: Building out our capabilities to allow (Fin)Tech companies to offer investment products to their customers.

We have experienced first hand that brokerage infrastructure is broken. It’s a messy and complex problem that will take time to solve. But that’s exactly what we enjoy. Going to places nobody else dares and shielding our customers from the biggest pain. This not only creates tons of value when done right, but attracts the smartest minds - because we believe outlier companies are built by exceptional people like you.

Your Mission:

As Asset Servicing Specialist you will join the Asset Servicing Team, managing all tasks & processes related to corporate actions. The Asset Servicing Team is a part of the Brokerage Operations Function within It owns the end to end responsibility for a successful running business to our partners and customers. This means you will make sure we provide seamless asset servicing to all securities accounts managed through our brokerage API.

At we value ownership a lot. Meaning you will have autonomy in shaping your area of responsibility. Reporting directly to our VP Brokerage, and collaborating strategically with experienced tech, legal and regulatory professionals across the business. This is your opportunity to set up the right frameworks from the ground up and work with a team of passionate professionals around it. Leveraging your previous experiences and helping us to build the investment infrastructure for the next 100 million retail investors in Europe.

You will:

  • Be responsible for execution and monitoring of all corporate actions and income events.
  • Own reconciliation and exception handling in case of errors and differences.
  • Analyse corporate actions and income events with respect to German and foreign withholding taxes.
  • Play a key role in defining the processes and building the systems for corporate action handling.
  • Work hand in hand with the Market Operations and Clearing and Settlement function to ensure best-in-class Securities Operations.
  • Collaborate closely with the Customer Support team to ensure a great customer experience.
  • Contribute extensively to our internal knowledge base as a brokerage expert.
  • Spend a lot of time collaborating cross functionally. That means you will be required to spend a significant amount of time onsite with us (>50%).

Job requirements

You will be successful in this role if:

  • You have gained extensive experience in Securities processing in particular Corporate Actions & Income Events in the German or European financial industry — ideally in a securities firm or bank. And by that you understand German & European financial market regulation very well.
  • You have a deep understanding of the full settlement life cycle and extensive industry knowledge.
  • You acquired in depth knowledge of tax treatment and regulatory requirements of corporate actions.
  • You are confident in providing guidance to the organizations and colleagues by sharing your knowledge and take responsibility for creating handbooks, building processes and defining policies.
  • “This is not my job!” is not part of your vocabulary - you are motivated by nature to deliver value for our customers by taking initiative and challenging the status quo, even if this means admitting one's own shortcomings and changing things.
  • You can prioritise effectively and are able to sift through the noise and assess what's critical for the current priority.
  • You enjoy building mission-critical infrastructure for partners and customers alike abstracting complexity and scaling towards high volumes.
  • You understand what working in a startup or a similar lean organization is like. Working in an early-stage startup can be somehow frightened, overwhelming and amazing at the same time.

How we take care of you:

🚀 Competitive compensation package:

We will offer you a mix of cash and stock options based on your appetite for upside.

💎 Make a real impact:

Shape the employee experience of all lemoneers. Decide on tools, processes and our go-to-market while building, learning and growing together.

🕑 Flexible working hours:

We value focus time. Encouraging everyone to minimise fixed meetings and leverage asynchronous communication.

💻 Build your perfect setup:

Mac, Mechanical Keyboard, Screen. These are not expenses but investments. Please tell us what is needed to make you productive, and we will take care of it.

🏢 Onsite first, but remote flexible:

You'd be willing to spend significant time onsite (around 50%), especially to ramp up leading to our go-live. While we offer flexibility for remote work, due to the nature of the role and the stage we're currently in, it requires a lot of cross-functional work and in person collaboration.

📈 Grow with us:

We take your personal development seriously, meaning that we make sure to constantly mentor and challenge you so that you can reach your next level and beyond.

👶🏽 Get the flexibility you need:

Whether you have a family or a passion that you want to follow on the side. We want to offer you a setting that fits your current stage in life.

As an equal opportunity employer, is committed to building an inclusive workplace. The company welcomes people from all different backgrounds, including age, citizenship, ethnic and racial origins, gender identities, individuals with disabilities, marital status, religions and ideologies, and sexual orientations to apply.

About the process

Hiring can be an exhausting process, especially when you're the one trying to get hired. Therefore, we try to make this a fast and transparent process. Additionally, you will always have one contact person guiding you through the process and helping you to schedule meetings, and setting you up on a path of success. Your process will look like this:

  1. Get to know - Teresa - Chief of Staff | 45 minutes
  2. Get to know - Laura - Vp of Brokerage | 60 minutes
  3. Brokerage Deep Dive - Max - Founder | 60 minutes
  4. Meet the lemoneers at our HQ
    1. Meet the Brokerage team - Practical session - | 60 minutes
    2. Meet the MDs - Markus & Max | 45 minutes
    3. Ask us anything - Random Selection of lemoneers | 30 minutes