Vice President of Finance (FinTech/Cryptocurrency)

  • Full Time
  • Ghana

Black Pen Recruitment

Vice President of Finance (FinTech/Cryptocurrency)

Are you an experienced Vice President of Finance 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 Vice President of Finance.


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


If this sounds like the perfect job opportunity then apply today!

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