Careers

Salt Lending is expanding our information security team. Security takes a front seat at Salt, and we take the protection of our community very seriously. We work with cutting-edge technologies and are charged with building the systems and processes to secure our customers’ assets.

This position is broad in focus, encompassing security operations, architecture, and engineering and requires the ability to be available during off-hours and a willingness to work through incidents until resolved.

Required experience:

  • 5 years working in information security.
  • Proficiency with the following:
    • Identity and access management, including federation of cloud services.
    • Cloud security architecture: IAM, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS services.
    • SIEM, IDPS, VPN, and Endpoint protection solutions.
    • Writing orchestration plugins to interact with various security systems for automating security response. Ruby, Python, Powershell, or other languages.
  • Managing vulnerability assessments, inventory, and patch management.
  • Strong incident response skills, for example:
    • Ability to track threat actors using OSINT and performing analysis to detect phishing sites.
    • Familiarity with web application attacks and the ability to analyze log data to determine threat severity, impact, and recommend defensive enhancements.
    • Experience handling targeted attacks from persistent attackers, including spear phishing, malware analysis, and network forensics.
  • An interest in all things blockchain.
  • Knowledge of applied encryption to protect data at rest and in transit:
    • Know how certificate authorities work, and the application of x.509 certificates.
    • Using key vaulting and encryption as a service to protect data in applications and at rest in the cloud.
    • Experience with IPSec and Client VPNs

Preference given to candidates who have:

  • Offensive security experience.
  • DevSecOps/WebAppSec experience.
  • Experience working with cryptocurrencies, smart contracts, etc.

Education:

  • Bachelor degree in technology-related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Security-related credentials help, but experience and attitude are more important. We will take into consideration certifications such as GIAC, OSCP, CISSP, etc.

Backend Developer

Join the saltiest team around in our heroic effort to reinvent finance for the blockchain era. In the heart of the Mile High City, You will work alongside a small team of talented and very passionate individuals to help construct a bleeding-edge, mission-critical, revolutionary technology that will be used by crypto holders all over the world.

The SALT Lending platform is a unique integration of legacy programming languages and platforms with new ones that barely have a tutorial written. As such, on the one hand, we are looking for a seasoned professional who can deliver clean and efficient code according to established standards. On the other hand, we are looking for a pioneer – someone who enjoys living at the frontier and is not afraid to challenge existing practices and techniques.

Requirements

  • Proven history of writing clean, DRY, efficient, creative code

  • Excellent references and a history of trust in former careers

  • Ability to write robust integration and unit tests, as well as collaborate with other devs and QC channels to diagnose and fix bugs fast

  • Experience with API design

  • Experience with database design

  • Basic understanding of Bitcoin and Ethereum: general concepts, scripting, smart contracts

  • Basic understanding of cryptographic primitives like hashing, macs, PK-crypt

 

Job type

Full-time. Must be in Greater Denver Area or willing to relocate.

We are looking for an experienced and talented UI/UX Interface Designer to help create beautiful and highly functional, user-centric products and experiences. As a product designer, you’ll be part of the entire project lifecycle from start to finish. Expectations include contributions to all aspects of the design process including research, wireframing/prototyping, and visual design. The ideal candidate will have experience in a fast paced environment and wants to continue to grow their skill set. Adaptability, a highly collaborative attitude, and a desire for continued growth is a must.

You will be able to make and defend deliberate design decisions with the goal to translate any given user-experience journey into a smooth and intuitive interaction.You have experience bringing design consistency across a suite of products while maintaining the brand fidelity. Our ideal designer is fully capable of creating great visual design as well as doing great product design and user experience. As a bonus, you have experience implementing your designs with HTML and CSS, and increasingly Javascript or React. Having worked in regulated environments is also a bonus.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with stakeholders, product managers and engineers
  • Illustrate design ideas using wireframes and user flows
  • Design graphic user interface elements, like menus, tabs and widgets
  • Evaluate user experience in collaboration with product managers and engineers
  • Create and iterate UI mockups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how sites function and look
  • Create original graphic designs (e.g. images, sketches and icons)
  • Prepare and present rough drafts to internal teams and key stakeholders
  • Identify and troubleshoot UX problems (e.g. responsiveness)
  • Iterate designs based on user and internal feedback
  • Adhere to brand guidelines on fonts, colors and images
  • Review product roadmap to stay ahead of product and development teams

Requirements:

  • Proven work experience as a UI/UX Designer or similar role
  • Strong portfolio of design projects
  • Experience using tools such as Sketch, Adobe XD, InVision, Zeplin, Principle or similar
  • Up-to-date knowledge of best practices in web and mobile application design
  • Strong communication skills to collaborate with various teams
  • Good time-management skills
  • Be open to receiving objective criticism and improving upon it

Job Type: Full-time. Must be from the Greater Denver Area or willing to relocate.

Salt Lending operates a platform that facilitates the issuance of loans and connects borrowers with investor capital. The company operates several business divisions, that include a loan servicing platform and an asset management unit. The Operations Associate will work closely with the Controller along with other investment professionals within the firm as a loan officer.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work in coordination with Fund administrator to maintain internal books and records
  • Assist with loan origination systems maintenance and support including break resolution 
  • Assist with calculation and processing of fees and other payments 
  • Assist with support for compliance, marketing and front office requirements. 
  • Assist with annual financial statement audit process and related tax statement preparation
  • Assist with managing service provider and client relationships 
  • Assist Controller with other functional responsibilities including corporate accounting, compliance, and new business initiative execution

Preferred Candidate Experience

  • 5-10 years of experience in fund administration 
  • Familiarity with direct lending and/or loan platforms 
  • 5+ plus years of relevant work in hedge fund operations preferred 
  • Interest in blockchain technology & cryptocurrency 
  • Accounting background 
  • Monthly statement preparation 
  • Loan officer or loan management system experience

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in fund accounting, with relevant experience gained either at an administrator, asset manager or hedge fund/VC. Strong Excel skills are a must. Experience with loan origination, trade settlements, money movement, transaction processing, bank account and trade reconciliations, banking, managing third-party service provider relationships, financial statement preparation, and budget preparation are all positives

Job Type

Full-time - Must be from the Great Denver Area or willing to relocate

Salt Lending operates a platform that facilitates the issuance of loans and connects borrowers with investor capital. The company operates several business divisions, that include a loan servicing platform and an asset management unit. The Sr. Licensed Loan Servicer will work closely with the Controller along with other investment professionals within the firm as a loan officer.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work in coordination with loan officer team to originated and service loans
  • Assist with loan origination systems maintenance and support
  • Assist with calculation and processing of fees and other payments
  • Assist with annual financial statement audit process and related tax statement preparation
  • Assist with managing service provider and client relationships
  • Assist Controller with other functional responsibilities including corporate accounting, compliance, and new business initiative execution

Preferred Candidate Experience:

  • 3+ years of full-time consumer loan origination experience or has supervised consumer loan originators at a licensed consumer finance company/exempt depository bank
  • 3+ years of full-time consumer/commercial loan servicing experience or has supervised a team that services loans
  • 1-3+ years of full-time debt collection experience at a collection agency or a servicer/collection agency, and who has familiarity with the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
  • Interest in blockchain technology & cryptocurrency with a background in accounting. Candidate must already possess or be willing to immediately acquire commercial lender licenses, consumer loan licenses, servicing and debt collection licenses. Relevant direct experience in loan origination and servicing is a must. Experience with trade settlements, money movement, transaction processing, bank account and trade reconciliations, banking, managing third-party service provider relationships, financial statement preparation, and budget preparation are all positives.

Job Type: Full-time. Must be from the Great Denver Area or willing to relocate. Please note this on your application or cover letter if applying from out of state.

Join the saltiest team around in our heroic effort to reinvent finance for the blockchain era. In the heart of the Mile High City, You will work alongside a small team of talented and very passionate individuals to help construct a bleeding-edge, mission-critical, revolutionary technology that will be used by crypto holders all over the world. The SALT Lending platform is a unique integration of legacy programming languages and platforms with new ones that barely have a tutorial written. As such, on the one hand, we are looking for a seasoned professional who can deliver clean and efficient code according to established standards. On the other hand, we are looking for a pioneer – someone who enjoys living at the frontier and is not afraid to challenge existing practices and techniques. 

Requirements 

  • Proven history of writing clean, DRY, efficient, creative code 
  • Excellent references and a history of trust in former careers 
  • Deep understanding of JavaScript (preferably ReactJS or Angular) 
  • Know how and why to use asynchronous techniques (callbacks, promises, generators, async/await) 
  • Knowledge of frontend storage and caching techniques 
  • Keen eye for design and obsessive desire to create a clean and simple user experience 
  • Ability to write robust integration and unit tests, as well as collaborate with other devs and QA channels to diagnose and fix bugs fast 
  • Basic understanding of Bitcoin and Ethereum: general concepts, scripting, smart contracts 
  • Basic understanding of cryptographic primitives like hashing, macs, PK-crypt 

Job type

Full-time. Must be from the Greater Denver Area or willing to relocate. 

SALT Lending is looking for an experienced Fund Accountant for its registered investment advisor, Salt Blockchain Asset Management. The successful candidate will assist in all areas such as fund management, accounting/audit, policy development, position reporting/mark to market procedures, investor reporting and financial reporting. This is a fantastic opportunity for a professional who thrives in a busy workplace, and is well-versed in working within a hedge fund and/or credit fund.

SALT Lending operates a blockchain-based platform built on the Ethereum network that facilitates the issuance of multi-signature smart contract loans by connecting borrowers to lenders. The company encompasses several business divisions, that includes an innovative loan servicing platform, online marketplace, and asset management unit. In addition, SALT Lending will engage with the underbanked community worldwide by funding a financial inclusion initiative.

This position will be responsible for ensuring the successful and accurate completion of the accounting and administrative servicing requirements for various funds and products as a member of the fund accounting team. The Fund Accountant will work closely with CIO & CFO along with other investment professionals within the firm. They must possess the ability to communicate effectively, foster teamwork, prioritize tasks, demonstrate strong problem-solving skills, and have great attention to detail. The services and actions of the Fund Accountant will always show the professionalism, care and managerial insight that we use to achieve a new level of growth and profitability.

Responsibilities and duties:

  • Assisting in the monthly and quarterly accounting close process including preparation of income statements, balance sheets and statements of cash flows, and preparation of support schedules showing detailed investment activity, income and expense amounts
  • Reconciliation of cash and positions, payables and receivables, and shareholder activity
  • Maintain loan origination systems and support including break resolution
  • Calculation and processing of fees and other payments
  • Preparing and reviewing trial balances
  • Managing and monitoring the timing and quality of client deliverables
  • Must have an interest in blockchain technology & cryptocurrency
  • Series 27 preferred
  • Providing technical accounting/industry knowledge to clients
  • Coordinating with operations, tax, investor relations, investment and legal teams
  • Assist CFO with other functional responsibilities including corporate accounting, compliance, and new business initiatives
  • Working with auditors to provide information as requested
  • Reviewing limited partnership agreements, private placement memorandums, and other materials
  • Completing ad-hoc and special projects as directed

Candidates for the position should have the following minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline
  • Accounting designation, minimum 7 years fund accounting experience, ideally at a hedge fund, credit fund; commodities and foreign exchange knowledge also highly valuable
  • Series 27 preferred
  • Experience in settings that require critical thinking, problem solving, and analytical skills
  • Impeccable analytical and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Must have a demonstrated ability to work well in a team and with people in other functions, to multi-task and to thrive in an unstructured environment
  • Strong project management skills including ability to drive multiple end-to-end projects simultaneously
  • Interest in cryptocurrencies and financial technology
  • Fun, outgoing, and easy to work with
  • Proficiency in Excel and Quickbooks
  • Asset management industry experience
  • Understanding of U.S. GAAP financial statements for alternative investments

Job Type:

Full-time. Must be from the Great Denver Area or willing to relocate.

SALT Lending is looking for an experienced Assistant General Counsel. The successful candidate will drive SALT’s technology licensing and international expansion, intelligently managing risk and shaping strategy as they go. This is a fantastic opportunity for a hands-on professional who thrives in a busy work place, is looking to help build out a team and wants to take ownership of their role. The ideal person has experience at a regulated financial institution and/or strong technology licensing experience.

SALT Lending operates a blockchain-based platform built on the Ethereum network that facilitates the issuance of multi-signature smart contract loans by connecting borrowers to lenders. The company encompasses several business divisions, that includes an innovative loan servicing platform, online marketplace, and asset management unit. In addition, SALT Lending will engage with the underbanked community worldwide by funding a financial inclusion initiative.

Reporting to the Head of Legal and Regulatory, the Assistant General Counsel will play an important role in supporting corporate strategic projects.

Responsibilities and duties:

  • Provide strategic legal support for U.S. and global commercial transactions such as M&A, capital markets and joint venture agreements
  • Drive day-to-day transactions such as vendor agreements, real estate contracts, employment agreements and fund management agreements
  • Identify and pursue actionable solutions to meet business objectives, while eliminating or mitigating risks
  • Structure, draft, negotiate and support complex, time-sensitive, commercial transactions. Contracts include strategic alliances, international licensing, in-bound and out-bound technology, highly regulated partnering agreements with financial institutions, as well as marketing and sales agreements
  • Assist with build out of legal department - attract, develop, direct, motivate and drive performance from team
  • Provide expert and strategic legal advice to management
  • Set internal governance policies and manage the impact of external factors
  • Evaluate and weigh multiple inputs and impacts of any decision or course of action
  • Base the decision-making process on ethics and integrity
  • Foster positive relationships with external parties (regulators, external counsel, clients)
  • Keep abreast of legislative changes
  • This role will support multiple business units located in the United States (solely Denver at this time) and other geographies as our international operations develop

Candidates for the position should have the following minimum qualifications:

  • Minimum 10 years of total experience, including several years in-house primarily in either licensing and commercial transactions for software companies or in financial services
  • Significant experience in the following substantive areas of law: US and international financial regulations, lending laws, commercial transactions, software, technology / IP licensing, consumer protection, privacy and data protection
  • Ability to prioritize work and perform with minimal supervision on all legal support and project responsibilities
  • Experience providing global legal support and international contracting
  • Commercial mindset; Strategic, detail oriented, yet able to see the big picture and comfortable balancing risk and opportunity to enable smart decisions
  • Superior communication, drafting and negotiation skills
  • Excellent training and project management skills
  • Strong technology and financial regulatory acumen is a plus
  • Impeccable analytical and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Must have a demonstrated ability to work well in a team and with people in other functions, to multi-task and to thrive in an unstructured environment
  • Strong project management skills including ability to drive multiple end-to-end projects simultaneously
  • Interest in cryptocurrencies and financial technology
  • Fun, outgoing, and easy to work with

Job Type: Full Time.

 

SALT Blockchain Asset Management, LLC is a startup hedge fund which operates an onshore and offshore fund structure along with separately managed accounts. Loans facilitated through the SALT Lending Platform are underwritten and issued, in part, by limited partners under the control of the asset manager. The asset manager is a wholly-owned subsidiary of SALT Lending Holdings, Inc. (SaltLending.com), which operates a platform that connects borrowers and investors.

 

The Compliance Officer will work closely with the marketing team and investment professionals within the Firm. As such, the candidate must possess strong written and verbal communication skills.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Continue the written development and implementation of the company’s compliance policies, procedures, ethics and surveillance practices.
  • Conduct testing in order to assess compliance with legal, regulatory, AML, KYC, lending and internal firm policy requirements.
  • Advise team members with respect to applicable regulatory requirements to ensure communication and disclosure is adequately designed to identify potential control gaps and non-compliance with laws and regulations.
  • Prepare reports to senior management detailing review findings and recommendations.
  • Maintain an awareness of, and monitor the regulatory environment for, emerging legislation and policy statements, along with relevant trends and industry best practices applicable to US and European broker dealer operations, through review of regulations and guidance issued by various federal and state regulatory agencies, publications and participation in industry associations.
  • Enforce, train and educate employees on Code of Conduct and Communication
  • Participate in internal and external audits

 

Preferred Candidate Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • 5+ years of prior AML/Compliance experience with broker-dealer, investment advisor or asset manager required
  • Ability to work independently and proactively, and complete deliverables in a timely manner
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of FINRA, SEC, MSRB and state securities and lending laws and regulations is required.
  • Series 66, 7, 6 or Series 24 must be obtained within 6 months of hire

 

Job Type: Full-time

 

SALT Lending is looking for an experienced Controller. The successful candidate will assist in all areas such as accounting/audit, international tax, policy development, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, FP&A, budget management and financial reporting. This is a fantastic opportunity for a professional who thrives in a busy work place, is looking to help build out a team and wants to take ownership of their role. The ideal person can both quote FASB regulations and international best practices for licensing agreements.

SALT Lending operates a blockchain-based platform built on the Ethereum network that facilitates the issuance of multi-signature smart contract loans by connecting borrowers to lenders. The company encompasses several business divisions, that includes an innovative loan servicing platform, online marketplace, and asset management unit. In addition, SALT Lending will engage with the underbanked community worldwide by funding a financial inclusion initiative.

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Controller will play an important role in supporting corporate strategic projects, international oversight and accounting functions.

 

Responsibilities and duties:

  • Participate in the development of and support the company’s strategic plans
  • Monitor the financial performance of the company
  • Support international expansion, tax and planning initiatives
  • Compile and analyze financial reporting packages
  • Prepare monthly and annual operating budgets
  • Develop and manage financial controls in accordance with the company’s procedures
  • Communicate financial metrics to senior management
  • Manage the preparation of payroll for personnel

 

Candidates for the position should have the following minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related discipline
  • Accounting designation, minimum 10 years accounting experience, with experience at a major accounting firm and/or within financial technology licensing and lending
  • Experience in settings that require critical thinking, problem solving, and analytical skills
  • Impeccable analytical and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Must have a demonstrated ability to work well in a team and with people in other functions, to multi-task and to thrive in an unstructured environment
  • Strong project management skills including ability to drive multiple end-to-end projects simultaneously
  • Interest in cryptocurrencies and financial technology
  • Fun, outgoing, and easy to work with

 

Salt Lending operates a platform that facilitates the issuance of loans and connects borrowers
with investor capital. The company operates several business divisions, that include a loan
servicing platform and an asset management unit. The Algorithmic Market Maker will work
exclusively with the platform team in collateral maintenance strategies and algorithmic systems
development.

The Market Maker will be responsible for implementing trading mechanisms and
developing complex trade strategies and multi-exchange execution strategies, automation, and
optimization strategies and practices.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop algorithmic trading mechanisms
  • Identify and automate the recognition of market opportunities both independently and
    through external mechanisms
  • Making real time and split-second market and strategy decisions
  • Maintain the development of price tracking and execution practices and policies
  • Improve access, liquidity execution and availability, and access to volume
  • Apply knowledge and understanding for digital exchange rules and regulations
  • Constant cognizance and execution against market opportunities and discontinuities

Preferred Candidate Experience:

  • 2+ years of crypto market making bot experience
  • Experience in direct development and implementation
  • General knowledge of programming principles and mechanisms necessary
  • Experience with software development and implementation are a plus
  • Must have direct experience designing trading bots connected to multiple exchanges
  • Must have detailed experience in manual and automated exchange participation

The ideal candidate will have a strong background and extensive experience in automated market
making in digital assets and cryptocurrencies. Experience with bot creation, implementation, and
refinement is a must. Strong communication, development execution, and creativity are all
necessary skills. Experience in raw development and implementation team environments is a
plus.

Job Type:
Full-Time. Must be from the Great Denver Area or willing to relocate.

Salt Blockchain Asset Management, LLC – Denver, CO

The asset manager is a wholly-owned subsidiary of SALT Lending Holdings, Inc. (SaltLending.com), which operates a platform that connects borrowers and investors. SALT Blockchain Asset Management, LLC is a startup credit fund which operates an onshore and offshore fund structure along with separately managed accounts. Loans facilitated through the SALT Lending Platform are underwritten and issued by limited partners under the control of the asset manager. In addition to the actively managed lending focused funds, the manager also operates a long/short cryptocurrency fund.

The Crypto Trader will work closely with CIO along with other investment professionals within the Firm. As such, the candidate must possess strong written and verbal communication skills as well as extensive experience direct trading experience.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop, manage, and execute complex trading strategies
  • Identify and automate the recognition of market opportunities both independently and through external mechanisms
  • Making real time and split-second market and strategy decisions
  • Managing multiple trade execution and price management strategies across multiple exchanges
  • Improve access, liquidity execution and availability, and access to volume
  • Apply knowledge and understanding for digital exchange rules, regulation, and execution
  • Constant cognizance and execution against market opportunities and discontinuities

Preferred Candidate Experience:

  • 5+ years of direct trading experience at an investment bank or hedge fund
  • Series 7 Required
  • Experience with trading on 4+ crypto exchanges
  • Preferred background FX and Options
  • Must have direct experience in trade execution and management connected to multiple exchanges
  • Must have detailed experience in manual and automated exchange participation

The ideal candidate will have a strong background and extensive experience in direct trading and exchange participation. Experience with trade strategy, implementation, and refinement is a must. Strong communication, development execution, and creativity are all necessary skills. Experience in crypto trading and extensive knowledge of the crypto space is a must.

Job Type:
Full-Time. Must be from the Great Denver Area or willing to relocate.

Salt Lending Holdings, Inc. – Denver, CO

Salt Lending operates a platform that facilitates the issuance of loans and connects borrowers with investor capital. The company operates several business divisions, that include a loan servicing platform and an asset management unit. The Custodial Department Head will manage and drive all custodial operations, work closely with the servicing platform along with other loan officers and investment professionals within the firm, and develop sustained policies and procedures for digital asset custody. Responsible for managing collateral document filing and policies. The Head must have extensive managerial experience as well as experience with digital wallet structures and digital collateral management.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Handle the ordering of all Collateral files requested on a daily basis
  • File inventory, imaging and logging of Collateral files as received
  • Maintain inventory and tracking of Collateral files
  • Responsible for sending files to the Custodian, Counsel or Trustee
  • Assist with service provider and client relationships
  • Scan, upload, and maintain necessary copies and documents
  • Work in coordination with servicing and collateral administrator to maintain internal books and records
  • Update servicing system with current collateral information
  • Assist with loan origination systems maintenance and support including break resolution
  • The satisfaction of all collateral documents used to secure the various loan and collateral types
  • Assist Servicer and Platform with other functional responsibilities including accounting, compliance, and new business initiative execution
  • Other projects and responsibilities may be added at the manager’s discretion

Preferred Candidate Experience:

  • Experience: 5+ of work at a Custodian
  • Must have experience with multiple crypto currency wallets
  • Must have experience with multiple crypto currency exchanges
  • Familiarity with direct lending and/or loan platform and consumer collateral document maintenance

The ideal candidate will have an extensive, if not senior, management background, strong background in custody and fiduciary services over digital assets, with a detailed understanding of custodian, fiduciary, and consumer lending services. Additional experience with loan origination, collateral maintenance and documentation, collateral movement, consumer loan servicing, fiduciary services, managing third-party service provider relationships, financial statement preparation, and consumer lending experience are all positives.

Job Type: Full-Time. Must be from the Greater Denver Area or willing to relocate. Level: Managerial

Salt Lending Holdings, Inc. – Denver, CO

SALT Lending Holdings, Inc. (SaltLending.com), which operates a platform that connects borrowers and investors. SALT Blockchain Asset Management, LLC is a startup credit fund which operates an onshore and offshore fund structure along with separately managed accounts. Loans facilitated through the SALT Lending Platform are underwritten and issued by limited partners under the control of the asset manager.

The Prime Brokerage Associate will work closely with CIO & CFO along with other investment professionals within the Firm. As such, the candidate must possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
Responsibilities:

  • Work with Enterprise and other large fund platform participants
  • Work in coordination with platform administrator to maintain internal books and records
  • Reconciliation of cash and positions, payables and receivables, and platform activity
  • Assist with support for compliance, marketing and front office requirements
  • Assist with annual financial statement audit process and related tax statement preparation
  • Assist with managing service provider relationships
  • Assist Controller and other investment personnel with other functional responsibilities including corporate accounting, compliance, and new business initiatives

Preferred Candidate Experience

  • 4+ years of experience working in prime brokerage at a hedge fund or investment fund
  • Experience with blockchain assets, digital wallets, and crypto currency is a must
  • Experience with client interfacing and major investor management
  • Experience and willingness to problem solve, interface with large holdings customers
  • Detailed knowledge of financial positioning and instruments is a plus
  • Additional or other brokerage experience and expertise is a plus

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in fund management and control, with relevant experience gained either at an administrator, asset manager or hedge fund. Interest in and experience with digital assets, crypto, and digital asset management and wallets is a plus. Must have experience in and be comfortable with managing collateral positions and fund personnel in complex transactions, positions, and strategic implementations. Salt Lending values cooperation, creativity, and development; the ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management, and external agencies and customers to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving, and results is expected.

Job Type: Full-Time. Must be from the Greater Denver Area or willing to relocate.

We are seeking to hire a Head of Broker Dealer Operations to ensure the firm's compliance with all FINRA and SEC rules and regulations by providing necessary advice, training, risk assessment and supervision pertaining to all of the firm's new and existing business and trading activities. The position is responsible for implementing and supervising all required policies and procedures for all new and existing business with the clearing firm as well as direct business and the supervision of all employees within the department. This position will work closely with the executive team, and interact with all associated persons at the firm.

Required Experience:

  • Extensive knowledge of securities rules and regulations covering operating procedures and customer protection

  • Working knowledge of securities registration and membership requirements for FINRA member firms and RIAs

  • Possess experience with the interaction between an SEC RIA and FINRA member broker dealer and their associated responsibilities

  • Supervision of broker dealer trading, client services, account management and all departmental personnel

  • Management of prime brokerage services and repo financing teams

  • Experience with primary securities issuance and market making activities

  • Understanding of the securitization process

  • Strong understanding of ATS operations   

  • Principal supervision and approval of domestic retail accounts, equities, Regulation D/alternatives, cashiering and trade error management/correction

Required Responsibilities:

  • Supervision of all broker dealer operations

  • Implement necessary risk assessment reviews including internal audits and automated surveillance/monitoring programs to review the firm's activities to remain in compliance with all aspects of industry standards

  • Provide advice and training to firm's management and employees regarding applicable securities rules, regulations, and firm policies

  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Should have the ability and experience to draft clear and professional correspondence, policies and procedures, and other documents of both legal and business nature. Must be able to correspond with all regulators and auditors.

  • Demonstrate ability to effectively analyze situations, absorb large amounts of information and apply past experience and judgment to resolve issues in a timely manner

  • Review documentation and provide Compliance approval of all new accounts regarding "Know Your Customer" and the firm's customer identification and anti-money laundering procedures

  • Supervision of account openings

Candidate Requirements :

  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher Required

  • Current Series 7, 24, 63/65 or 66 qualifications required

  • Minimum of 7 years experience in operations of a broker dealer with a focus on securities compliance and/or legal experience in securities compliance, emphasis on sales and sales trading, retail, and Regulation D activities

  • Strong attention to detail and extreme organization is pivotal for this position

  • Fluent with all current FINRA issues and concerns

  • Working knowledge of FINRA, SEC, and State Securities rules and regulations

  • Proven ability to lead a team, including effective communication both at the individual, as well as at the departmental level, effectively leading to the resolution and interpretation of employee/departmental related issues

Job Type:

Full Time. Must be from the Greater Denver Area, or willing to relocate.