Head of Finance

| Palo Alto, CA, USA | Remote
Employer Provided Salary: 230,000-330,000 Annually
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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:

  • Provide strategic financial leadership and direction to the company. Lead short and long range planning and execution of growth strategy. Identify trends and potential business opportunities. Ensure timely and accurate preparation of financial reports and communicate to all internal and external stakeholders.
  • Establish policies and accounting procedures, manage operational and treasury activities, including token holdings, custody solutions, and trading.
  • Oversee the preparation of financial statements, including Balance Sheet, P&L, and Statement of Cash Flows, in accordance with GAAP. Ensure accuracy and compliance with SEC, FASB, SOX, tax and other regulatory requirements.
  • Supervise the maintenance of internal controls designed to safeguard corporate assets and the integrity of its fiscal systems.
  • Review financial results, set financial performance targets, manage budget, forecast, and KPI reporting to support the overall corporate strategy. Work directly with senior management to provide guidance and direction on operations from a finance perspective.
  • Advising capital markets, borrowing, investing, foreign exchange, treasury operations, financial risk management and corporate finance initiatives.
  • Oversee compliance with financial regulations, reporting requirements, and tax authorities.
  • Interfacing with senior management and other departments to review financial performance, explain and control variances and assist in achievement and tracking of financial objectives.
  • Supervising the maintenance of internal controls designed to safeguard corporate assets and the integrity of its fiscal systems.
  • Identifying business issues that may have accounting and finance implications, communicate and work with the appropriate corporate functions to resolve.
  • Lead the treasury function, including meeting short and long-term funding needs.
  • Lead the tax function, ensuring tax filing requirements are met and minimizing tax liability for the company.
  • Assisting with special projects as assigned
  • Providing strategic financial input and thought leadership on decision making issues affecting the organization (i.e., review of potential alliances acquisitions and/or mergers and pension funds and investments)

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
  • 10-15 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].

More Information on Aptos Labs
Aptos Labs operates in the Blockchain industry. The company is located in Palo Alto, CA and New York, NY. Aptos Labs was founded in 2021. It has 135 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Open door policy, Team based strategic planning, Open office floor plan, Hybrid work model, In-person all-hands meetings and Flexible work schedule. To see all 16 open jobs at Aptos Labs, click here.
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