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Head of Corporate Finance Advisory

Zürich, Switzerland
Tax, Finance & Controlling

About us

Sygnum ( is a technology-driven company that empowers financial services for the digital asset economy. It develops an integrated solution to securely issue, store, trade and manage digital assets. The company was founded by an experienced, interdisciplinary team of experts and is backed by a distinguished group of individuals and institutions. Sygnum is rooted in two of the world's leading financial hubs – Singapore and Switzerland. Sygnum’s vision is to be the partner of choice to securely issue, store, trade and manage digital assets. Sygnum’s mission is to inspire and empower everyone, everywhere to create and have direct access to ownership and value. The company’s approach is based on a set of values that not only ensure the highest ethical standards and clarity of purpose, but also puts our clients and partners at the center of everything we do.

We are looking for a Head of Corporate Finance Advisory to join our growing, high impact team in our office in Zurich.

About you

  • Are you keen to work in a dynamic and fast-moving start-up?
  • Do you have a passion for innovative products and developing new markets?
  • Do you have experience in financial services/ technology/ cryptocurrencies/ blockchain/ ICOs?

If this holds true, we want you on the Sygnum team.

These will be your tasks

  • Lead, drive and build Sygnum’s Corporate Finance Advisory business unit
  • Monitor market trends relevant to clients and work with our tokenization team to design innovative financial products leveraging distributed ledger technology
  • Advice clients in financial matters, such as capital raising
  • Support in targeting and winning new clients/ business
  • Build and manage a team
  • Liaise with all parties involved in transactions and assist with negotiations/ deal structuring
  • Assess and predict financial risks and returns and contribute to formal presentations
  • Prepare legal documents and prospectuses and liaise with accountants, lawyers, financial experts and regulatory bodies
  • Ensure proper investor and financial reporting and control

You're offering these qualifications


  • Extensive financial management skills including a hands-on approach in advising clients in financial services matters
  • Extensive experience in a corporate finance advisory position within a fast-moving and dynamic business environment, preferably in a senior corporate finance management position
  • Experience in advising senior management on structured finance relating to banking, capital raising, equity/ debt structures, M&A, private equity, etc.
  • Conceptual thinker with strong analytical skills and experience in developing complex financial models
  • Great communicator, leader and manager, goal and results oriented, able to work with minimal direction
  • Higher education in business, finance, law or accounting

Nice to have

  • Knowledge of latest trends in the FinTech industry and cryptocurrencies/blockchain/ICO
  • Corporate Finance deal experience specifically in Swiss SME industry
  • International deal exposure, particularly at the interface of Switzerland/ Europe and Singapore

If this reads like your profile, please apply through with a 1-page CV. Even if you're not there yet but still think you could be a good fit for our team, please contact us and we'll figure it out. Thank you.

About Sygnum
Sygnum develops an integrated solution for clients and partners to securely issue, store, trade and manage digital assets. Reach us at
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