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CFO (FinTech/Cryptocurrency)

Black Pen Recruitment
Miami, FL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

CFO (FinTech/Cryptocurrency)

Our client is Africa’s portal into the cryptoeconomy. They are building financial infrastructure—a centralised crypto exchange; and a wallet, a lending platform, an NFT platform, and other products—to fully bring Sub-Saharan Africa into the new world of decentralised finance, ownership, and creativity. With the backing of premier crypto investors and Silicon Valley VC firms, they are now approaching the introduction of their first products to their launch markets, which are Kenya and Nigeria. An empowered, dynamic, and knowledgeable research effort is core to their enterprise, because only with the most deep and thorough understanding of the evolving crypto, regulatory, and business landscape can they orchestrate the complete crypto-transformation of Africa.

Job Type: Remote | Full-Time


  • 5+ Years of experience in a VP Finance or CFO role

  • Experience raising capital through token sales

  • Strong experience in investment and digital assets from top banks (New York/London/Miami)

  • Working knowledge of cryptocurrency

  • Experience with transfer pricing

  • Fundraising experience

  • Experience with a venture-funded, high-growth technology startup

  • Experience working in Africa

  • 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 companys relationships with some of the worlds 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.

Do we spark your interest? Then send us your CV today!

We are looking forward to hearing from you!


Blackpen Recruitment is a global recruitment agency that targets European, African and American Markets with headquarters based in Malta and Cape Town. Blackpen specialises in FinTech, Cryptocurrency, Startup and iGaming Recruitment.

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