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Capital Markets Associate

| Chicago
Who We Are:
Braviant Holdings is a leading provider of analytics and technology-driven alternative financing solutions for consumers. We currently operate two brands: Balance Credit and Chorus Credit.
With an office in downtown Chicago, we are growing rapidly and looking for smart, passionate people to help us develop into a market leader in the fast-growing fintech space. Our industry is anticipated to grow up to 10x in the next 10 years. Come join us as we work together to streamline the borrowing process and transform how people access credit online.
The Role:
Braviant’s finance team is looking for a Capital Markets Associate to assist with all aspects of equity / debt capital raising and corporate development activities. This high impact role will support the Director of Capital Markets to close transactions, prepare investor relations and marketing materials, assist with due diligence, perform valuation analyses, and collaborate with other team members to execute strategic growth initiatives. This is a unique opportunity to be on the front lines of both shaping strategy and managing growth / private equity processes for a fast growing fintech platform which has already reached substantial scale. The right candidate will be a results oriented self-starter, creative problem solver, clear communicator, and have a passion for building a career in fintech. This is a highly visible pre-MBA role that will work closely with the executive team to drive growth and will have substantial opportunity to increase responsibility over time. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide detailed monthly and quarterly capital market updates / dashboards on public and private companies within our industry (benchmarking relevant KPIs, comparable company and transaction analyses, tracking IPOs, debt raises, and capital market transactions more broadly across fintech)
  • Assist with putting together marketing materials, data rooms, term sheets, and other ad-hoc analyses for new and existing debt and equity partners
  • Perform financial modeling, industry diligence, and / or research for new business development or partnership opportunities to drive strategic growth
  • Help broader finance team with financial modeling activities as needed (researching and forecasting internal KPIs, forecasting cash needs, tracking covenants, scenario and sensitivity analyses)
  • Build, maintain, and track relationships with investment banks and potential debt and equity capital partners


  • Bachelor’s degree in a Business field (finance or accounting preferred) or Economics
  • 3-5 years of experience in investing banking, corporate development, private equity, venture capital, senior / mezzanine lending or strategy consulting
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and perform various valuation analyses and build / run financial models
  • Experience with market mapping or performing competitive / industry research and synthesizing findings for senior management
  • Relevant business development experience (assessing partnership opportunities, forecasting product launches, formulating business cases to pursue growth initiatives)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and outstanding written communication and presentation abilities
  • Proven ability to develop relationships across departments as both a leader and a participant
  • Ability to quickly understand the complex compliance and fast changing financial regulatory landscape and develop innovative insights and opportunities for our business
  • Strong proficiency in Excel and other MS Office applications
  • SQL experience a plus

Looking for perks?• 3% 401K employer contribution that is immediately vested• Health benefits? We’ve got you fully covered.• Flexible work schedule with results-based culture• Generous PTO• Annual professional development allowance • Fully stocked kitchen• Casual dress code• Team building events and happy hours• Significant career upside as our business grows

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Our company is located in the heart of the Loop with great access to public transportation, coffee shops, and restaurants.

An Insider's view of Braviant Holdings

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

This is one of the things that I really appreciate here at Braviant! I feel like it's encouraged to have a healthy work-life balance. People respect the fact that you have a life outside the office and if something comes up, they are super flexible with you to take care of it.

Debi G.

Marketing Associate

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

We have a very open, small office that makes cross-team collaboration easy. The simplest way is to walk across the room and have a brief chat! No matter how people reach out, though, direct communication between teams is the norm -- no routing through managers or a complicated bureaucracy.

Dan B.

Senior Data Engineer

What does career growth look like on your team?

At Braviant, career development is what you make of it. There's plenty of opportunities and the sky is the limit!

Jen C.

IT Operations Manager

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

As a leader, I strongly believe that it's not my job to come up with all the ideas - it's my job to foster an engaging, collaborative environment where every single person on the team has a voice and can contribute to the company's strategy and road map.

Stephanie K.


How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

We're a small group, so collaboration is really just a matter of walking over to whomever you need to talk to and figuring things out. Everyone is willing to help because we're all focused on the same goals.

Jeff C.

Chief Architect

What are Braviant Holdings Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
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