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ValueChampion helps consumers make better financial decisions

Junior Research Analyst - Fintech/Personal Finance

$60k – $60k
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Company Description

ValueChampion is an Asia-focused fintech startup in New York that is providing guides & tools to help consumers make better financial decisions.

Launched in 2015 within another fintech startup in the US, ValueChampion has grown to be one of the leaders in its space in Singapore (valuechampion.sg) and Korea (valuechampion.co.kr), and is growing in other countries in the region. Our content, tools, and expertise have been featured in publications such as CNN, CNBC, the Straits Times, Yahoo Finance, and many other major media outlets globally.

ValueChampion cultivates an entrepreneurial, diverse and intellectually curious culture while also being supportive and committed to career development.

Jurnior Research Analyst

The Junior Research Analyst will work with senior analysts to conduct research and create content and tools that consumers can use to make better financial decisions. Our goal is that Junior Analysts will develop a broad skillset and a deep understanding of creating a competitive web product for consumers. Junior Analysts will develop proficiency in article writing, consumer research, data collection and financial modelling. This role will be heavily focused on writing the types of content that you see on our websites.

This is a great opportunity to learn about how financial industries work, develop analytical skills and partake in a successful and entrepreneurial environment.

Currently, we're looking for junior analysts to work on our India (valuechampion.in), Hong Kong and Taiwan sites.

*Important: Please send a cover letter that answers the following questions to career@valuechampion.asia along with your resume. You will not be considered without this cover letter.

Why did you choose your college major?
Why are you interested in joining a FinTech startup, specifically ValueChampion?
What is one thing you would improve about our website? How would you improve it?

Responsibilities

Conduct extensive research across "personal finance" topics
Collect & analyze data for content & tool development for our website
Write and revise in-depth guides and reviews of financial products
Pitch ideas for new content, guides and tools based on research into consumer needs and general trends
Follow relevant news, trends and competitors’ content, as well as conduct extensive research into assigned financial topics to develop expertise
Review and update in-house data for quality assurance purposes
Uphold SEO standards

Qualifications

Outstanding academic achievement and high aptitude for quantitative analysis
Demonstrated history of being a self-starter with a strong work ethic and constant drive for improvement
Excellent attention to detail, and written and verbal communication skills
Spoken & written fluency in English is a must
Collaborative team player with ability to work independently and manage multiple projects/tasks
Bonus: Demonstrated experience or interest in personal finance
Bonus: Excel proficiency
Bonus: Cultural familiarity with any of the target geographies (India, Hong Kong & Taiwan)
For Hong Kong position: Fluency in written Chinese is NOT mandatory but preferred
For Taiwan position: Fluency in written Chinese is mandatory

The Fun Stuff

This is an opportunity to join a fast-paced and ambitious Fintech startup with a track record of success.
We provide competitive salaries and generous benefits including daily lunch, health coverage (employee premiums 100% covered), 401k plan (with 3% match), flexible PTO/vacation, pre-tax commuter benefits, subsidized gym memberships and frequent company outings and get togethers
We promote a fluid and meritocratic structure that encourages experimentation, collaboration, open communication and challenging work
Opportunity to work and hang out with bright coworkers who embrace learning and teaching

ValueChampion at a glance

ValueChampion helps consumers make better financial decisions

ValueChampion focuses on Digital Media, Internet, Startups, and Finance Technology. Their company has offices in New York City. They have a small team that's between 1-10 employees.

You can view their website at https://www.valuechampion.asia

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