As the Financial Controller, you'll be responsible for owning all financial operations and administration for The Optimism Foundation.
- Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
- Experience Level:Senior level
- Experience Length:5 years
Optimism is a low-cost and lightning-fast Ethereum L2 blockchain.
As the Financial Controller, you'll be responsible for owning all financial operations and administration for The Optimism Foundation. Your role will stretch across fiat and crypto. You'll work in partnership with our founding team to set up financial operations and processes in a nascent organization in the burgeoning field of crypto. Welcome to the cutting edge.
What are the role responsibilities?
- Create proper financial and operational controls over accounts, crypto wallets, and critical processes
- Manage external bookkeepers, tax professionals to produce financial statements and prepare tax documents
- Create and maintain budgets and forecasts (fiat and crypto)
- Plan for tax filings and investigate mechanics across different countries
- Process payroll (domestic and international, crypto and fiat)
- Supervise accounts payable and receivable
- Execute crypto transfers to pay vendors, employees, etc.
- Support Optimism's grants programs and work with KYC providers
- Respond to financial data requests from investors and regulators (in partnership with Legal)
- 5+ years experience in finance role
- Able to execute under ambiguity, at high velocity
- Self-directed and able to take infrastructure and processes from zero to one
- Willingness to get hands dirty
- Comfort with executing crypto transactions through third-party custody websites (e.g. BitGo, Coinbase, Circle), or an eagerness to learn
- Clear and concise communicator, both oral and written
- The ideal candidate has an accounting or finance degree, or a degree in a quantitative field, a CPA and 1-2 years of experience in a crypto startup
- Experience in FPA in addition to accounting
- Must live outside of the U.S. or be willing to move outside of the U.S.
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Learn about Optimism and their company culture.
Optimism is a low-cost and lightning-fast Ethereum L2 blockchain. It's open source, secure, permissionless, and decentralized.
We pledge to uphold the values of Ethereum by producing infrastructure that promotes the growth and sustainability of public goods.
We're a Public Benefit Corporation, a for profit corporation that is obligated to balance the financial interests of our stockholders with the best interests of our community, and society.
Not only are we writing software that scales Ethereum technology, we are also scaling Ethereum values by creating the rails for highly impactful projects that don’t have a business model to succeed.
Until the project is fully decentralized, we will be donating all profits from running a centralized sequencer towards scaling and sustaining public goods.
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