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Chief Financial Officer - Part Time

  • Location

    Brisbane

  • Sector:

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    160,000 - 200,000 + Super

  • Contact:

    Tom Hunter

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-03-01

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

​Edward Mann are partnering with a fast growing Fintech business in recruiting for a CFO based in Brisbane.

This business is at the forefront of the Digital Assets industry in Australia, as an early adopter in the country and will launch a number of hybrid financial products in the next 12-18 months, with the aim of becoming Australia’s first Digital Asset Bank.

They are seeking a financial expert with extensive demonstrated experience in the creation of robust and commercial financial environments in the Fintech, Payments and Banking space.

As the first senior finance hire for the business, this role will lead and work closely with the CEO and senior leadership team in creating financial reporting and compliance frameworks. In addition to various other strategic responsibilities, including but not limited to, financial modelling, capital raising, liquidity/treasury reporting and financial analysis.

You will have the support of an Accounts/Admin person who will oversee the bookkeeping/transactional duties.

This is a permanent position, but initially in a part-time capacity (2 days per week). Once the products begin launching over the next 4-6 months, this role will move to full-time.

Paying up to 200k + Super FTE, but with flexibility for excellent candidates. There are also lucrative profit share opportunities in the venture.


Key responsibilities:

  • Develop and refine the financial strategy in alignment with the business objectives, particularly within fintech, web3, blockchain, DeFi, and tokenisation sectors.

  • Oversee financial operations, including budgeting, forecasting, and investment strategies, to support and align with company goals and product development.

  • Lead financial modelling for new product initiatives, including the assessment of financial viability and return on investment for emerging technologies and platforms within the blockchain and DeFi space.

  • Contribute to the development of tokenomics and financial structures for new tokens, ensuring sustainable growth and compliance with regulatory standards.

  • Collaborate with the product development team to incorporate financial insights into whitepaper creation, product launches, and market strategies.

  • Ensure compliance with accounting and financial regulations across multiple jurisdictions, with a keen understanding of the legalities specific to cryptocurrency and digital assets.

  • Direct the finance team in high-performance practices, continuous improvement, and financial integrity, especially in areas unique to blockchain technology and token economics.

  • Manage financial reporting, tax planning, and cash flow management to optimise the company's financial health, including the valuation and accounting of digital assets.

  • Provide strategic financial input and leadership on decision-making issues affecting the organisation, e.g., evaluation of potential alliances, investments, and/or mergers and significant product investments.

  • Engage and negotiate with investors, stakeholders, and regulatory bodies regarding financial strategies, product viability, and company performance in the niche market of DeFi and blockchain.

  • Represent the business in financial discussions at board meetings, investor presentations, and regulatory discussions, bringing expertise in finance related to emerging technologies.

Ideal candidate:

  • Proven experience as a CFO or equivalent role, preferably in the financial services, blockchain, or DeFi sectors.

  • CPA, CA qualified or equivalent. Those not studying or studying towards will still be considered.

  • Strong understanding of corporate finance, financial modelling, and regulatory frameworks.

  • Demonstrated leadership experience in financial management and strategic planning.

  • Exceptional analytical, negotiation, and decision-making skills.

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to engage with stakeholders at all levels.

  • Agile and innovative thinker with a track record in a fast-paced, growth-oriented environment.

For more information please apply ASAP.

Edward Mann Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Edward Mann Ltd is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.