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Chief Financial Officer

Brooklyn
Full-time

Why join ConsenSys?

  • Remote first. You’ll be joining a team based all over the world. Providing the unique opportunity to work with people from many different countries and cultures. Want to work remotely? Go ahead. Or pop into one of our offices? We’ve got you covered in NYC, DC, Dublin, London, Paris, Brisbane and Hong Kong. 
  • Flexible working arrangements. You can create your own journey with flexible schedules and locations. We believe everyone has the right to control their own freedom. Our people can make their own schedule, own their own time, and we encourage you to travel and work from anywhere in the world.
  • Continuous learning and opportunities. You’ll be constantly exposed to new concepts, ideas and frameworks from your peers and as you work on different projects — challenging you to stay at the top of your game. To support your development we pay for you to learn by offering unlimited access to Coursera, a platform with thousands of courses for you to learn whatever you want, and acquire new skills.
  • Unlimited vacation/holidays. We value downtime to recharge and reset ensuring everyone at ConsenSys has work/life balance. Company-wide we participate in “zero productivity” days every quarter to take a break from work, shut down, and sit back and relax. 
  • One of the most recognized tech companies in the blockchain ecosystem globally. Work experience at ConsenSys is a tremendous reference for your future career. You’ll join a network of entrepreneurs and technologists that reaches the edge of our ecosystem.   

Consensys Software’s mission is to create the new internet. We are a blockchain technology company building infrastructure, tools and applications to enable developers and enterprises to build Web3. Focused on Ethereum, the world’s largest blockchain, our technology enables our customers to harness the value of blockchain and consensus based systems.

The Finance and Accounting group manages all aspects of our finances and serves as trusted advisors for all our strategic and enterprise endeavors. Along with managing compilation of our financial statements, looking after our cash and overseeing compliance, we partner closely with the business in overseeing company wide resource allocation, developing cutting edge compensation initiatives and generating detailed financial analyses to drive the business forward. We also develop advanced capital strategies to support the company’s short- and long-term future.

The CFO is responsible for the overall Financial Operations of the Company

Core Responsibilities:

  • Financial Strategy, Planning, and Management
    • Act as a strategic business partner to the Leadership Team
    • Assess and evaluate the financial performance of the Company with regard to long-term operational goals, budgets and forecasts
    • Identify, acquire and implement systems and software to provide critical financial and operational information
    • Communicate, engage and interact with Board of Directors, CEO and Leadership Team
    • Create and establish yearly financial objectives that align with the Company’s Strategies and Goals
    • Participate in pivotal decisions as they relate to strategic initiatives and operational models
  • Financial Analysis, Budgeting, and Forecasting
    • Work with all Teams to Develop and maintain an annual, monthly, and rolling 12-months operating budget, P&L, and cashflow forecast
    • Review, analyze, and present bi-weekly financial results and provide recommendations
    • Prepare and present monthly and quarterly financial reports
    • Identify, develop and execute analysis of business initiatives, product launches and/or new service offerings
    • Manage financial planning and analysis department. Supervise creation of reports, software implementation and tools for budgeting and forecasting
  • Accounting, General Ledger Administration and Operations
    • Supervise and manage the accounting department to ensure the proper functioning of all systems, databases and financial software. 
    • Review and ensure application of appropriate internal controls, compliance and financial procedures.
    • Ensure timeliness and accuracy of financial and management reporting data and financial statements (weekly, monthly, quarterly, annually)
    • Oversee the preparation and timely filing of all local, state and federal tax returns
    • Ensure compliance regarding all financial functions.
    • Oversee the month-end close process, constantly reviewing procedures while eliminating inefficiencies
    • Enhance and implement financial and accounting systems, processes, tools and control systems
    • Serve as a key point of contact for external auditors; Manage preparation and support of all external audits
    • Ensure that all financial systems necessary to fulfill the company 's current operations and IPO objectives are functional and in place
  • Finance and Accounting Team Management
    • Mentor and develop a Finance Team, managing work allocation, systems training, performance evaluations, and the building of an effective and efficient team dynamic
  • Cash/Treasury Management
    • Effectively manage cash, cash-equivalents, AR, AP, and Tokens to achieve the financial objectives of the Company

Experience:

  • Proven experience as CFO, finance officer or relevant role in a publicly traded company or late stage high growth company
  • Comprehensive experience with US GAAP
  • SaaS experience preferred, Blockchain exposure a bonus
  • Both pre and post IPO experience preferred with ideally having taken businesses from $50M in revenues to over $500M
  • Bachelor 's Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field;MBA from a top tier University highly preferred, but not required; CPA preferred, but not required
  • Proven track-record of managing a team and developing talent within an organization
Benefits
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Competitive benefits

We have a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to make sure we’re looking after you and what matters most.

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Equity

We believe in ownership and want everyone to have a stake in our future success, that’s why you’ll receive equity when you join us.

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Recognized in the blockchain and Web3 ecosystem

Working at ConsenSys is a tremendous reference for your career. You’ll join a network of entrepreneurs and technologists that extends across the global crypto ecosystem.

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Continuous learning & opportunities

We provide ongoing growth and development through on-the-job learning, and the ConsenSys Advance Program which includes full access to Coursera, bespoke and technical learning programs and ConsenSys Academy our world-class blockchain and Ethereum program.

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Unlimited vacation/holidays

We value downtime to recharge and reset, ensuring everyone at ConsenSys has work/life balance. In addition, company-wide we participate in “zero productivity” days to take a break from work, shut down, and sit back and relax.

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Flexible working arrangements

With our global workforce we have fine-tuned asynchronous working which means we have a lot of flexibility in the structure of when we work and how we work together.

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Remote first

You’ll be joining a team based all over the world. Providing the unique opportunity to work with people from across 6 continents.