Financial Controller (Remote)

Lisbon

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We’re SwissBorg, a fintech startup headquartered in Switzerland. 
Our flagship product, the SwissBorg app, offers over 450,000+ users the best price and liquidity across 15 fiat and 12 cryptos, as well as giving them the opportunity to earn passive income with our new Smart Yield account. And the community is growing fast, with over $1 billion in assets under management, weekly volume of over 250 million, and over 20,000 Premium users.
But that’s just the start in our mission to democratise wealth management by building products that allow individuals to manage their crypto assets at a touch of a finger. Whether you’re in Andorra or Zimbabwe, and whether your portfolio is worth one dollar or a million, SwissBorg gives you the best tools to learn about digital currencies and manage your wealth.
And this is where you come in...
Mission:
We are looking for an experienced, confident, and result-driven Financial Controller to manage and improve SwissBorg financial performance. You will be part of a team of professionals working to maintain order and transparency for the company's finances. The ideal candidate should possess exceptional numerical, analytical, and problem-solving skills, be detail-oriented and be well-versed in accounting principles. You will play a big role in SwissBorg growth and success. The goal is to contribute to the financial strategy of the business and be instrumental in the development of internal control policies and procedures.
Please note this is a fully remote role for a candidate who can be based anywhere in European timezone.
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What you might be doing:

  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget, financial forecasts, identify results, report trends and variances
  • Contribute to company financial strategy and decision-making processes
  • Coordinate the preparation of regulatory financial reporting 
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting 
  • Research technical accounting issues for compliance
  • Streamlining accounting functions and operations 
  • Evaluating and managing risk 
  • Coordinating audit processes 
  • Develop and document business and accounting policies 
  • Asset protection by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls

What you might bring:

  • Advanced degree in accounting, finance, or a related field
  • Minimum 5+ years of accounting and finance experience
  • Accounting qualification is a plus
  • Strong focus on controls and processes 
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Auditing experience a plus 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency in accounting software, if possible with Xero
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to communicate effectively across the organization
  • Fluent in English written and spoken is a must
  • Have both keen attention to detail and the bigger picture in mind
  • Ability to work independently in a virtual, global organization
Why you should apply:
- Freedom to build up the company that you’ve dreamed of- Learn with (cool) experts in finance, engineering, AI, psychology and business- CHSB bonus based on our meritocratic system- We'll provide you with a Macbook and a cutting edge tech stack to help you do your best work- Flexible work hours- Annual team retreats with colleagues around the world.- Continuous learning and development opportunities
Oh and are you planning on having a kid? That’s great! We have a bunch of those: you’ll get time off to enjoy that (other) adventure! 
At SwissBorg, we embrace diversity. We strongly believe that getting to the best outcomes requires different perspectives and backgrounds. We’re committed to openness, curiosity and creating an inclusive culture as we know that diverse teams build better products and generate better ideas. We strongly encourage applications from everyone regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.
Job region(s): Europe
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