Asset Management Intern - fintech startup with experienced founder team

Intern / Student, Full-time · Köln

Job Description
We're an early stage FinTech founded by an experienced founder team who built multi-million Euro startups before. With our new FinTech we are entering a regulated 100 billion Euro market, while being backed by various unicorn founders, senior industry executives and various global tier 1 VC investors.
You will get the opportunity to join a fast scaling startup as one of the first employees and you will work directly with the founders. We are looking for an Asset Management Intern to join us full-time asap. 
Your Role:
  • As an Intern in Asset Management, you will play a pivotal role in supporting the realization of our mission and vision.
  • Your role will be multifaceted, providing assistance directly to the founders in a wide range of activities, from strategic and financial analysis
    to optimizing products.
  • This position offers a unique opportunity to gain insight and contribute to various aspects of a rapidly growing FinTech startup.
Your Key Responsibilities:
Strategic Analysis & Support:
  • Assist in conducting strategic analysis to identify market trends, potential business opportunities, and areas for product enhancement.
  • Contribute to the development and refinement of business strategies in alignment with the company's mission and vision.
Investment Analysis & Strategy:
  • Engage in comprehensive market research to discern financial trends and pinpoint investment opportunities.
  • Collaborate in devising quantitative and qualitative investment strategies, aligning with our mission to lower costs and simplify products.
Product Development & Innovation:
  • Contribute innovative ideas for product development, refining our offerings to align with client needs and regulatory compliance.
  • Assist in managing the development of investment products, from concept through development to launch, ensuring a fit with market
    demand and our strategic vision.
KPI-Based Performance Measurement System:
  • Assist in creating and implementing a KPI-based performance measurement system to monitor and evaluate the company's progress towards its goals.
  • Analyze data and prepare reports to provide insights on key performance indicators.

Your Qualifications:
  • Currently pursuing or recently graduated with a degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics, or a related field; MBA is a plus.
  • Strong interest in FinTech, digital finance solutions, and the pension savings market.
  • Analytical and strategic thinking skills, with an ability to translate complex concepts into actionable insights.
  • Proactive and eager to learn, with a willingness to take on diverse tasks in a dynamic startup environment.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills, comfortable working in a collaborative setting.
  • Fluency in English is required; proficiency in other European languages is a plus.
Reporting to:
Dr. Björn Holste, CFO 
Company Headquarters in Cologne
What We Offer:
  • A paramount opportunity to lead and shape the legal and compliance strategy of a industry-redefining venture from an early stage, working alongside experienced founders and being backed by international renown investors from the start.
  • A role which offers continuous avenues for professional advancement and the outlook to take over a leadership in the company.
  • Empowerment and trust to let you drive your own projects from day one.
  • Competitive remuneration. Additional company perks such a gym memberships round up an individual package.
  • An amazing office in the center of Cologne.
  • A collaborative, inclusive, and forward-thinking work culture.
Application Process:
Forward-thinking candidates are invited to submit their resume, an insightful cover letter, a link to their LinkedIn profile and any corroborative documents to
Note: We are staunch believers in equal opportunities and celebrate diversity. Discrimination on grounds of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, or any other factor is against our core principles.
About us
Xaver enables Financial Institutions to close Europe’s pension gap. By offering an advanced AI-driven B2B platform for life insurance and private pension sales, Xaver enhances the operational and sales efficiency of banks, insurers, and brokers by up to 65% and introduces a new era of white-labeled private pension products.

With a leadership team of experienced industry veterans - Max Bachem, Ole Breulmann, and Dr. Björn Holste - and backing from leading VC funds and a prominent group of former financial institution executives, fintech pioneers, and unicorn founders, Xaver is dedicated to improving the pension situation of Europeans through their B2B offering. 
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