Robinhood

Benchmarking & Strategy Associate, Markets and Products

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What Robinhood is looking for in applicants

Join a leading fintech company that’s democratizing finance for all.

Robinhood was founded on a simple idea: that our financial markets should be accessible to all. With customers at the heart of our decisions, Robinhood is lowering barriers and providing greater access to financial information. Together, we are building products and services that help create a financial system everyone can participate in.

Just as we focus on our customers, we also strive to create an inclusive environment where our employees can thrive and do impactful work. We are proud of the competitive products and company culture we’ve built and have been recognized as:

  • Forbes Fintech 50 2021
  • Glassdoor Best Places to Work 2021 
  • Inc. Best-Led Companies 2021
  • TIME 100 Most Influential Company 2021

We’re growing and looking for...

We continue to hire Robinhoodies at a rapid pace to drive this journey, and with that growth comes necessary change. We’re seeking culture builders and curious thinkers looking to co-author the next chapters of our story. We’re in build mode, majorly expanding our team while also growing up as a company. Joining now means helping shape our structures and systems, then taking part as we launch into our ambitious future.

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About the team:

The Benchmarking team is a diverse group of professionals, who work across Product/Market, Finance, Internal Operations, and Customer Loyalty. We collaborate with teams across the organization to drive decision making on our highest level company priorities. Our new associate will join a growing team within the benchmarking function that assesses all aspects of Robinhood’s financial and internal performance against competitors - working to outline future growth opportunities, identify performance gaps, and advise on industry standard methodologies.

What you’ll do day-to-day:

  • Research and Analysis: Source, structure, and analyze data to find opportunities and threats.
  • Program Management: Support complex programs, align scope with cross functional partners and present results to team members at all levels of the organization.
  • Critical Thinking: Explore new opportunities and consolidate findings into data-driven conclusions that support strategic decision making.
  • Industry and Marketplace Expertise: Become a go-to expert for your worksteam, developing a sound understanding of industry trends, standard methodologies, innovations, and competitive insights.
  • Navigate Ambiguity: Distill complex business problems into their essential elements and prioritize work that helps Robinhood improve and grow.

About you:

  • 1-3 years of related experience at a top-tier management consulting firm, investing firm, and/or experience in an Internal Strategy role at a leading technology company
  • Robust quantitative and qualitative analytical skills using hard data and metrics, excellent attention to detail, and good intuition for business
  • Have an ownership mentality, be creative/transformative, and know how to get things done; able to handle and thrive in ambiguous situations
  • Self-starter, possesses flexibility to work in a fast-changing environment
  • Strong oral and written communication
  • Can work cross functionally and support complex programs
  • Have consulting project and/or M&A diligence experience; able to work autonomously to deliver high quality work and operate under tight deadlines; able to ramp up quickly on unfamiliar and ambiguous topics

Bonus points:

  • Intermediate-level SQL experience and basic knowledge of other programming languages
  • Experience working in or advising financial services firms & fintechs

We’re looking for more growth-minded and collaborative people to be a part of our journey in democratizing finance for all. If you’re ready to give 100% in helping us achieve our mission—we’d love to have you apply even if you feel unsure about whether you meet every single requirement in this posting. At Robinhood, we're looking for people invigorated by our mission, values, and drive to change the world, not just those who simply check off all the boxes.

Robinhood promotes diversity and provides equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We are dedicated to building a company that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work (and work environment) will be for everyone. Additionally, Robinhood provides reasonable accommodations for candidates on request and respects applicants' privacy rights. To review Robinhood's Privacy Policy please visit rbnhd.co/applicant-privacy.

Robinhood's benefits include generous time off, 401(k) participation with employer match, comprehensive health coverage, a health savings account (HSA), wellness benefits, backup childcare and education stipends (all benefits are subject to applicable taxes and based on eligibility).

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