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  • Posted: Sep 8, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • 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.
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    Vice President of Finance (FinTech / Cryptocurrency)

    Job Description

    • Are you an experienced Vice President of Finance with insight into the world of Fintech? Passionate about crypto and the blockchain space?
    • 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.


    • 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.

    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.

    Competitive plus equity.

    Method of Application

    Note: Only CVs in English will be accepted.

    Interested and qualified? Go to Black Pen Recruitment on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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