Financial Controller

  • Finance
  • Full time
  • 3 years ago

Job Information

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    Job Schedule Fixed with Flexibility
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Career Level Experienced
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    Job Experience 5+ years
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    Location Restrictions Work from anywhere

Job Description

About Us

SelfKey is a fast-growing blockchain startup developing digital identity solutions. We empower individuals and corporations to take back ownership of their identity data.  More about SelfKey on

Job Responsibilities

We are looking for a financial controller to undertake all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, as well as development of internal control policies and procedures. Finance controller responsibilities will also include financial risk management.

Overall Accounting Oversight

-ensuring that all accounting allocations are appropriately made and documented

-cash management functions

-oversee accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash disbursements, payroll and bank reconciliation functions

Establishing and Executing Internal Controls

-establishing and executing internal controls over the company’s accounting and financial procedures

-reviewing and approving all invoices to be paid, as well as reviewing accounts receivable aging reports

-collections on invoices

-coordinating with external tax accountants for income tax preparation and auditors who prepare internal audits of the company

-keeping company records organized and readily available for examination.

Financial Planning and Reporting

-negotiating vendor agreements, as well as reviewing all financial contracts

-providing accurate and comprehensive financial information to executive management for long-term financial strategizing

-contribute to long-term financial planning

-provide crucial financial data and work with executive management to coordinate all financial planning functions with business operations

-preparing and delivery of timely financial statements, balance sheets, cash flow reports, budgets, budget-to-actuals and financial projections / forecasts

-support month-end and year-end close process

Financial Analysis and Opinions

-in-depth financial analysis and providing expert financial perspective and opinions

-proficient in spreadsheet design

-assess risk, analyze efficiency and inform policy decisions made by executive management

Banking Relations Development and Maintenance

-maintain relation with banks and develop new ones according to company strategy

-apply for new company bank accounts, credit cards and other financial instruments as needed


Proven working experience as a Financial controller

5+ years of overall combined bookkeeping and finance experience

Experience working with complex transactions between companies located in several countries / continents

Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures

Experience with creating financial statements

Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process

Excellent accounting software (Xero, QuickBooks or similar) user and administration skills

Overlap with Asian afternoon and European business hours

Ideally located between GMT+8 and GMT+1 (Europe or Asia!!!)

Reliable Internet connection and distraction free work environment (home office or co-working space)

Fluent in English

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