Head of Finance
Posted on 3/26/2024
Aptos Labs

201-500 employees

Modern blockchain infrastructure
Company Overview
Aptos Labs is on a mission to deliver universal and fair access to decentralization for billions of people. Aptos’ breakthrough Layer 1 technology and programming language, Move, are designed to evolve and upgrade, improve reliability and performance and strengthen security of Layer 1 blockchain applications.
Crypto & Web3

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$400M

Founded

2021

Headquarters

Palo Alto, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

15%

1 year growth

37%

2 year growth

512%
Locations
Palo Alto, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
CategoriesNew
Corporate Finance
Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A)
Treasury
Finance & Banking
Requirements
  • 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
Responsibilities
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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)