Aspire is the leading all-in-one finance operating system for growing businesses in APAC. We are on a mission to reinvent business finance for a new generation of entrepreneurs and business owners, empowering startups and MSME to realise their full potential. 

Founded in 2018, Aspire has raised over USD 300M+ across equity and debt from world-class investors. In 2023, we successfully closed an oversubscribed USD 100 million Series C equity round led by Sequoia Capital and Lightspeed Ventures with participation of Tencent, Paypal Ventures, LGT Capital Partners, Picus Capital and MassMutual Ventures. To power our solutions, we have partnered with some of the best companies in the world such as Visa and Wise and helped more than 15,000 businesses using our suite of products.

For 2 consecutive years in 2022 & 2023, Aspire has been awarded Best Employer of the Year and Startup of the year by Asia FinTech Awards, and also LinkedIn’s Top Startup in Singapore. In 2023, we also made it to CB Insights’ Top 100 Global Fintech List. 

You will be amazed by the energy and experience of our team! Aspire serves as an environment for you to innovate and drive change with our team of ex-entrepreneurs, ex-founders, and high-achievers with international and diverse backgrounds.

Are you a top talent who is passionate about entrepreneurship? Join our rapidly growing team to make an impact in the fintech space! 

About the role:

In a context of Global expansion and growth, you will be working closely with the CEO, CSO, and leadership of Aspire to drive and lead global Strategic, Corporate Development initiatives and activities. You will have a key role in working on the group strategy and executing opportunities including M&A, strategic investments, international expansion projects, in order to help Aspire to achieve its mission, thereby playing a key role in shaping the company’s direction as we continue to grow rapidly.

What will you be doing? 

  • Identify and prioritize strategic opportunities for Aspire across products, geographies and segments
  • Evaluate opportunities and ROI from both an organic and an inorganic (M&A) perspective
  • Deliver recommendations to senior team members to shape company and product strategy in a concise and compelling way.
  • Drive opportunities from idea generation to implementation via top notch project management delivery and coordination across key stakeholders
  • Partner with business leaders to drive market insights and competitive intelligence, mergers and acquisitions, and other strategic initiatives by performing market research
    and financial analysis.
  • Work on international expansion projects (Strategy, Product)
  • Engage in continuous monitoring of business trends and outlooks for optimal business
    planning discussions
  • Maintain strong relations with internal and external stakeholders

Minimum Qualifications

  • Relevant experience with strong preference of at least 7 years in a top Consulting / Big 4 / Investment Banking firm and/or internal strategy role in a reputable company
  • GTM and expansion context experience
  • Strong attention to detail, leadership skills, and work ethic
  • Strong understanding of financial modeling
  • Demonstrated aptitude for quantitative and qualitative analysis

Preferred qualifications 

  • Prior experience in FinTech or Financial Services industries will be strongly preferred
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Extraordinary business acumen and ability to see the big picture and dive deep as required
  • Prior experience in an ASEAN market (working or educational)

 

What we offer

  • Uncapped flexible annual leave.
  • Hybrid work arrangement. 
  • Training subsidy for your professional growth.
  • Wellness benefit.
  • Team bonding budget to foster collaboration and sense of belonging.
  • Flexibility to work from anywhere (for up to 90 days per annum).
  • Culture is Key: We always strive to cultivate a special culture that brings special talents together - You can learn more about our culture on our careers site and LinkedIn Life page.

Equal Opportunity Statement 

Aspire is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by applicable laws. 

 

Please note: by submitting your application, you acknowledge that you have read and understood Aspire’s Data Protection Policy for Employees, Freelancers, Contractors and Job Applicants (the “Policy”), and consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal data by Aspire for the purposes set out in the Policy. You may withdraw consent for such collection, use and disclosure, and make an access or correction request in respect of your personal data, in accordance with the Policy by emailing people@aspireapp.com

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