Head of Finance

April 13, 2024
Offerd Salary:$230k - $330
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
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Aptos is a people-first blockchain on a mission to help billions of people achieve universal and fair access to decentralized assets in a safe and scalable way.

Founded by some of the original creators and maintainers that researched, designed, and built the Diem blockchain to serve this purpose, we have dedicated several years toward this mission. We believe the open-source Diem technology we have developed is an important foundation of a safe and scalable web3 world where everyone has more equitable opportunities to grow and access financial assets with lower fees and fewer intermediaries.

Aptos (Ohlone for "The People") encompasses our mission and ethos for why we build.

About the Role

We are seeking a Head of Finance and Accounting to oversee management of financial statements in accordance with GAAP, prepare forecast and budget data, analyze & prepare key financial schedules/deliverables and assist in other special reporting projects as needed. This role will entail hands-on accounting and reporting management.

What you'll be doing:

  • Developing and leading strategies, operations, policies, and budgets relating to treasury activities, including token holdings, custody solutions, and trading
  • Working directly with senior management and business partners in conducting a constructive assessment of financial results and providing guidance and direction on operations from a finance perspective.
  • Performing financial statement analysis, review, and comparison of P&L to operating plans and forecasts.
  • Interfacing with senior management and other departments to review financial performance, explain and control variances and assist in achievement and tracking of financial objectives.
  • Directly working with management in business and financial planning, forecasting, and budgeting.
  • Managing forecast, budgeting, and variance spending analysis.
  • Identifying business issues that may have accounting and finance implications and communicating and involve the appropriate corporate function.
  • Responsible for preparing and overseeing financial statements in accordance with GAAP, including maintaining balance sheets and preparing and analyzing the P&L.
  • Month-end close and GAAP reporting, including recording of appropriate accruals.
  • Ensuring that all receivables, receipts, and payable items are processed and recorded accurately and timely; participate in and monitor collection of receivables and payment of payables.
  • Assisting with special projects as assigned
  • Advising capital markets, borrowing, investing, foreign exchange, treasury operations, financial risk management and corporate finance initiatives
  • Supervising the maintenance of internal controls designed to safeguard corporate assets and the integrity of its fiscal systems
  • Ensuring compliance with GAAP, SEC, FASB, SOX and other regulatory requirements
  • Developing financial forecasts and monitoring financial health, monitoring guardrails around financial commitments
  • Providing strategic financial input and leadership on decision making issues affecting the organization (i.e., review of potential alliances acquisitions and/or mergers and pension funds and investments)
  • Leading the treasury function, including meeting short and long-term funding needs
  • Handling aspects of risk through accounting, audit, planning and treasury functions
  • What we're looking for:

  • Bachelor's degree with an Accounting, and/or Finance emphasis and/or equivalent combination of education and experience; CPA or MBA preferred
  • 8-10 years of experience in finance, accounting, and treasury
  • Experience developing and leading strategies, operations, policies, and budgets relating to treasury activities, including token holdings, custody solutions, and trading
  • SaaS/startup experience preferred
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Effective as part of a team; ability to interact with internal and external customers, managers and coworkers in a professional, courteous manner
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to keep an open and objective view
  • Ability to listen empathetically and be respectful at all times
  • Ability to maintain composure and stay focused
  • Ability to maintain personal integrity
  • Ability to handle a fast-paced, busy, and somewhat stressful environment
  • The base salary range for this full-time position is $230k - $330k. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and typical maximum target for new hire salaries for the position of a candidate based in the Bay Area at any level. We do hire exceptionally talented professionals with decades of experience in their field. As such, our range may be higher than what is displayed. Our base salary ranges are determined by experience and location, and we hire at all levels for multiple roles. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location, job-related skills demonstrated during the interviews, working experience, and relevant education or training. Please note that the compensation details listed in role postings reflect the base salary only and do not include equity, tokens, or benefits.

    Our Benefits

  • 100% insurance premium coverage for medical, dental, and vision for you and your dependents (US Employees)
  • Equipment of your choice
  • Flexible vacation time, 11 holidays, and floating company days off
  • Competitive Salary
  • Equity (RSUs)
  • Protocol Token Grants
  • 401k matching (US Employees)
  • Fun and inclusive in-person and digital events
  • Aptos is committed to diversity in the workplace, and we're proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not hire on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

    We are committed to providing a safe and secure hiring process for all applicants. Unfortunately, there are individuals who may attempt to impersonate Aptos or our employees for fraudulent purposes. To protect yourself, please be aware of the following:

  • We will never ask you for payment of any kind during the application or onboarding process, including fees for background checks, training, or equipment.
  • We will always communicate with you using our official company email domain.
  • We will never request your personal financial information, such as your social security number or bank account details, during the initial application stages or via email or a video/voice call when onboarding.
  • If you encounter any suspicious activity or requests that seem out of the ordinary, please do not hesitate to report it to us at[email protected].

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