Crypto Financial Analyst (Satellite Offices)

  • ShapeShift
  • Zug, Switzerland
  • Jul 19, 2018
Full time Developer

Job Description



As the Crypto Financial Analyst, you have above average skills in finance, accounting, and the ability to understand bitcoin and the blockchain from a financial vantage point. This role will include aspects found in the following jobs: financial analyst, controller, Director of Finance, auditor, and crypto day-trader. Your ability to interface with the traditional financial world in the morning, and become a crypto-detective by afternoon, will be paramount to your success. This is an exempt position. This role will initially report directly to the Chief Financial Officer.


Your desire to make a real impact on an organization and the world grows by the day. The ideal candidate will be open to daily changes in workflow and protocol (and force us to improve workflows). As a start-up in an evolving space, there are new challenges that require new solutions every day.




  • Assist CFO in reporting and analysis
  • Recommend actions to increase organizational efficiencies
  • Responsible for development, maintenance, and accuracy of internal KPIs
  • Increase productivity by developing automated accounting applications\
  • Work closely with developers to improve quality and ability of system reporting
  • Management and monitoring of (crypto) inventory levels
  • Interface with 3rd party vendors, affiliates, and suppliers
  • Establish policies to ensure financial integrity
  • New responsibilities commensurate with your abilities added each day!




  • Knowledge of, or ability to quickly gain a deep understanding of blockchain accounting
  • 5+ years or equivalent experience in a financial-focused role
  • Passion for using technology to reinvent existing business models
  • Intimate knowledge of Excel
  • Excellent analytical capabilities: top-notch quantitative, problem-solving, and conceptual skills
  • Devotion to disrupt incumbent financial stagnation and establish global digital financial sovereignty




  • Deep knowledge of the architecture of blockchains (technically or financially)
  • Experience with audit, tax, international corporate structures
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks, Slack, database software
  • Basic coding experience (Python, SQL, etc)
  • CPA certification
  • CBP certification
  • Experience of buying, selling and trading assets in general, and cryptocurrencies more specifically




No travel is expected for this position.




Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.




The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.