CFO (FinTech/Cryptocurrency)

Are you an experienced CFO with insight into the world of Fintech? Passionate about crypto and the blockchain space?

Our client, an American-based company, is expanding globally by being one of the first movers to bring cryptocurrency to Africa and the Middle East at large. The mission is to make bitcoin/blockchain and other FinTech services more accessible, and affordable, than ever before. This dynamic company is looking to hire a CFO.

We’re looking for an experienced finance executive to join our client’s leadership team. We are looking for a business strategist with a financial planning & analysis background as well as the ability to build and lead our finance and accounting teams. You will be working with a diverse team based in over a dozen countries. You will not only lead the standard execution of finance and accounting functions but serve as a key business partner to inform decision-making and strategy at the micro and macro levels.

Job Type: Remote | Full-Time

Salary: Competitive plus equity

The ideal candidate is someone who has:

5+ Years of experience in a VP Finance or CFO role
Experience with a venture-funded, high-growth technology startup
Experience working in Africa
Work experience or education in the United States and Africa
Working knowledge of cryptocurrency
Experience with transfer pricing
Fundraising experience
Outstanding financial acumen blended with business partnership and leadership skills
Proven track record of financial performance and of being a strong business partner
Exhibit outstanding critical thinking skills, including the ability to analyze data, identify trends, pinpoint problems and root causes, ask probing questions and develop innovative solutions
Passion and proven ability to cultivate top talent and lead diverse, cross-departmental teams
Demonstrated experience and leadership in managing a team of professionals to meet the strategic business needs
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with leaders to develop and execute plans.
Excellent communicator and change leader

Advise the CEO
Manage the company’s relationships with some of the world’s leading FinTech investors
Continue to build out an internal and external finance and accounting team in Africa
Improve and automate FP&A processes, as well as KPI and financial performance reporting against company targets and goals
Assist with the design of internal processes, systems and software to provide critical financial and operational information
Manage liquidity in both fiat currency and cryptocurrencies
Oversee the production of accurate financial statements
Make sure all financial data adheres to current tax laws and regulations
Serve as the primary interface with our external auditor
Maintain a strong financial control environment in compliance with all state and federal requirements
Challenge the status quo with ideas to drive internal efficiencies and growth in revenue based upon solid data analysis


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About Black Pen Recruitment

Black Pen Recruitment is South Africa's #1 recruitment consulting firm specialised in BPO services, foreign language recruitment and staffing solutions and immigration services. With our outstanding experience in the BPO industry and our own in-house immigration division, we will find the right candidates for foreign language specialist positions as well as immigration solutions for foreign employees. Black Pen’s ethos is to consistently deliver honest, informed immigration and recruitment solutions through effective communication and comprehensively understanding our client's needs.We provide our clients and applicants with the best personal solution to enable their dreams in the country of their choice. We are passionate about connecting people and businesses from all over the world in South Africa.