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Financial Controller

£110,000 - £120,000 per year
Closing date
13 Oct 2022

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Financial Services, Other
Consultant, Professional / Specialist
Contract Type
Contract / Interim
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About Our Client

At Valour the mission is to help institutional and retail investors navigate the complex, hyper-growth disruptive world of decentralised finance and digital assets. Backed by leading entrepreneurs and investors in the fintech space, Valour aims to be the digital asset manager of choice. Offering investors access to decentralised finance without any of the operational complexities or technical risks associated with direct investment.

Job Description

As Financial Controller for Valour you will;

  • Oversee the parent entity, 3 subsidiaries in Switzerland, Sweden and the UK, and legal entities that are created as the group's activities evolve.
  • Support the executive team in making decisions relating to financial strategy including ensuring adequate reserve ratios across all asset classes (i.e. digital, cryptocurrencies and fiat) and managing FX exposure.
  • Help design and implement internal controls, policies and procedures, oversee and advise on capital deployment and cash flow planning as well as liaising with regulatory bodies, external auditors and tax agents.
  • Work with the COO and the Group CFO to build an effective controls framework that ensures the safekeeping of assets and production of timely and accurate financial reports.
  • Manage the accounting software as well as seek to continuously improve all financial processes linked to the newly established UK subsidiary
  • Build financial planning and analysis processes from scratch, establishing business KPIs and ensuring effective internal controls are in place and compliance with applicable laws and regulatory legislation for financial and tax reporting.
  • Oversee all treasury functions for both fiat and digital assets - ensure adequate capital is available, and properly allocated across the organisation to ensure maximum ROI
  • Provide strategic recommendations to the executive leadership team on both short and long term strategic financial objectives
  • Establish and develop relationships with senior management and external partners and stakeholders.


The Successful Applicant

Desired qualifications & experience -

  • Qualified accountant
  • Bachelor's degree from globally recognised university
  • Strong treasury and capital markets focused background
  • Experience in B2B Fintech or other early stage environment
  • Strong knowledge in FX, hedging strategies, cash management and financial modelling
  • Ability to work well in an unstructured and fast paced environment
  • Early career audit experience
  • A proven track record of negotiating contracts, business pricing agreements and/or partnerships
  • Strong analytical skills and expertise in financial systems and reporting Leadership competencies
  • Strategic thinker with a business development orientation: identify and articulate a clear long-term strategy and take the lead in its implementation -
  • An interest in blockchain, digital assets and the future of decentralised finance

What's on Offer

As Financial Controller for Valour you will be entering into a very interesting role in a hyper growth, forward thinking, technical organisation that truly values collaboration.

Where specific UK qualifications are required we will take into account overseas equivalents. All third party applications will be forwarded to Michael Page.


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