Sr. FP&A Analyst

Recruiter
Blockchain.com
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Nov 2022
Closes
02 Dec 2022
Ref
17534618
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Cryptocurrency Sr. FP&A Analyst

Blockchain is the world's leading software platform for digital assets. Founded in 2011, we provide the world's largest and most trusted production blockchain platform, powering more than 50 million non-custodial wallets. Together with our platform of liquidity and execution services, we share the passion to build an open, accessible and fair financial future, one piece of software at a time.

We have continued to expand our company's footprint and venture into new products and business lines. One of the most rapidly expanding segments is our Institutional Lending desk. Since launching in September, Blockchain Lending has lent, traded or borrowed over $1.6 billion worth of cryptocurrency, making us the fastest growing lender in the more than $5 billion emerging industry.

We're looking for a Cryptocurrency FP&A Analyst to work with our Finance and Lending team.

On the Finance side, the analyst will be focused on 1) developing and implementing financial modeling and forecasting for various stakeholders and management, 2) analyzing KPIs across various segments of the business, and 3) strategizing for further revenue growth and cost optimization.

On the Lending side, the analyst will be focused on 1) gathering financial and general business information pertaining to customer and prospective loan requests, 2) performing financial analyses needed to make credit decisions, and 3) contributing and providing input to group loan decision process based on evaluation of credit risk and other key factors and recommend credit solutions that add value for our customers.

Blockchain is a dynamic, fast-moving startup and this person should enjoy operating with increased autonomy and executing upon objectives with less than crisply defined boundaries and/or expectations in situations without clear precedent.

To do so, this person will rely on their integrity, attention to detail, demonstrated business intuition, creative problem solving and experience in financial modeling, credit risk, quantitative analysis and project management. At the same time, they need to be a utility player willing to roll up their sleeves and help out wherever needed.

Responsibilities
  • Partner with executive and management team to develop and execute financial strategy
  • Focus and take ownership of our institutional business lines (trading, lending, investments)
  • Get experience in and exposure to consumer businesses at times as well
  • Take the lead on creating and maintaining the departmental operating plan and budget process
  • Monitor and improve budgeting and forecasting accuracy over time
  • Present performance and variance analysis to product heads, senior executives and CFO/CEO
  • Identify and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs), highlighting trends and valuable insights
  • Initiate analysis to identify opportunities and risks, make strategic recommendations and act!
  • Identify inefficiencies and take the initiative to improve business performance
  • Partner with business leaders to evaluate key trends and identify profitable growth opportunities
  • Support capital and resource allocation decisions through insightful analysis and modeling
  • Lead monthly business reviews from finance perspective and maintain financial dashboards
  • Prepare finance materials for board of directors meetings and investor meetings
  • Provide input on new product decisions and determine forecast implications
  • Integrate acquisitions into planning and forecasting processes
  • Support equity and debt fundraising activities and investor diligence processes
Requirements
  • The foremost quality for this position or any position at Blockchain.com is integrity
  • Bachelor's or equivalent degree with specialized finance or accounting experience
  • 4-6+ years experience overall within a major financial institution or large fintech firm
  • Strong financial, analytical and modeling skills (advanced Excel financial modelling)
  • Data preparation, visualization and analytics skills preferred but not required
  • Beneficial if experience in Tableau/Power BI, or related skills e.g. SQL, statistics, data science
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact effectively across cultures
  • Demonstrate diplomacy and responsiveness in interactions with clients and senior stakeholders
  • Ability to build relationships and networks with internal and external counterparts
  • Experience of investment banking, private equity, M&A, FP&A and/or FinOps (either working in industry, in these roles, or in professional services supporting these types of businesses/roles)
  • Demonstrable interest in cryptocurrencies, financial services and/or investing
  • Willing to work in a fast paced, high growth and challenging environment
  • Motivated to take ownership and responsibility over mission-critical analysis and reporting
  • Travel at times on short notices, as needed
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