Chief Financial Officer (FinTech / Cryptocurrency) at an American-based Company – Black Pen Recruitment

Black Pen Recruitment – Our client is an American-based company. They are 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.

They are recruiting to fill the the position below:

Job Title: Chief Financial Officer (FinTech / Cryptocurrency)

Location: Lagos (Remote)
Job Type: Full-Time | Remote
Industry: Financial Services

Job Description

  • Are you an experienced CFO 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.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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