Chief Financial Officer

London Permanent
  • Exciting Start Up Cryptocurrency Exchange
  • Exciting Fintech with Growth Potential

About Our Client

Our client is the UK trading entity of a two year old cryptocurrency exchange operation with a mission to help retail and institutional investors navigate the complex, hyper-growth, disruptive world of decentralised finance and digital assets by making the fiat to crypto gateway as smooth as possible.

Job Description

Reporting to the Founder and Chief Executive Officer, you will undertake the role of financial leader within the organisation. You will be responsible for the planning, implementation and management of all finance activities, including business planning, budgeting and forecasting, as well as helping with operations, auditing and reconciliations as needed.

Furthermore, you will help set up proper legal and tax structures for the entire global business, and oversee the parent company and its global subsidiaries in Singapore, Australia and Estonia, with plans to expand into US, Canada, Japan, South East Asia, and New Zealand.

You will support the executive team in making decisions relating to financial strategy including ensuring adequate reserve ratios across all asset classes (i.e. digital cryptocurrencies and fiat) and managing FX exposure. You will also help design and implement internal controls, policies and procedures, oversee and advise on capital deployment and cash flow planning as well as liaising with regulatory bodies, external auditors and tax agents.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will be a graduate qualified accountant (ACA / ACCA / CIMA / CPA etc) with significant post qualification experience and with a strong interest in blockchain, digital assets and the future of decentralised finance.

The individual will have a background in treasury and capital markets and some exposure to B2B fintech or other early stage environments. They will also have a strong knowledge of FX, hedging strategies, cash management and financial modelling as well as an ability to work well in an unstructured and fast paced environment.

Other experience may include:

  • Evaluating, selecting and implementing accounting software
  • A track record of negotiating contracts, business pricing agreements and/or partnerships
  • Strong analytical skills and expertise in financial systems and modelling
  • Early career audit experience

What's on Offer

An excellent salary and bonus scheme is on offer with the potential for equity in the future. This is an outstanding opportunity for an individual to join a very early stage disruptor with the potential for enormous growth in the medium term.

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CFO & Financial Management
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Financial Services
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Simon Lindrea
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