Chief Financial Officer

Hoboken, NJ
Finance and Operations
Full-time
Basis aims to create the next great monetary system. We’re building a price-stable digital currency with an algorithmic monetary policy to help people around the world by providing a stable store of value and medium of exchange accessible to anyone with an internet connection. Basis is looking to hire a Chief Financial Officer. Our CFO will have a large amount of responsibility and an outsized impact on the future of our business and, hopefully, the world.

Our CFO will:

    • Have company-wide view of our business, serving as an adviser to our CEO and executive team on all important strategic and operational decisions
    • Develop a deep understanding of how our business works, and use this understanding to map out and build our core financial infrastructure
    • Build the core processes and approaches to financial controls, FP&A, AP/Receivables, Treasury, Tax, Risk, and Capital Markets
    • Establish a detailed metrics and reporting that help us understand the state of the businessBuild and manage a team of external experts to help build and run the financial backbone of the company
    • Serve as an external face of the business with investors and the community

Requirements

    • Rigorous and meticulous problem solver who is highly logical, analytical, and detail oriented while still being creative and conceptual
    • Comfortable helicoptering between levels – e.g., can contribute meaningfully to strategic decisions around how we structure the business, while also comfortable getting his/her hands dirty actually implementing the low level details that comprise our financial plumbing
    • Deep experience with high levels of financial complexity – i.e., has worked in organizations with sophisticated structures and complicated finances
    • Ideally has worked at organizations of various sizes, both building financial infrastructure from scratch and helping refine financial processes at large, complex institutions
    • While experience in the CFO role is ideal, we’re also happy to consider those who haven’t yet had that title but have the experience and know-how to do the job
    • Interest in crypto ideal but not required