Bitfury – Director Of Financial Planning & Analysis

Your leading full service Blockchain technology company

“The Internet allows us to digitize information and transfer it globally, but it lacked a solution to digitize and securely transfer assets.

The Bitfury Group utilizes the technology of the Blockchain to allow companies to successfully digitize their assets and safely transact them over the internet – making the world safer, simpler and more efficient.”

For more information

Please contact Steve Evans

D: +44 (0) 20 3196 0785
M: +44 (0) 7469 857 089
Email: sevans@fdu-group.com

Company

Bitfury is the global leader in Blockchain technology that aims to develop and deliver both the software and the hardware solutions necessary for businesses, governments, organisations and individuals to securely move an asset across the Blockchain.

Bitfury provides Blockchain transaction processing to secure the Bitcoin Blockchain Infrastructure through innovative and streamlined data centre operations, deployment of alternative energy sources, and proprietary ASIC (application specific integrated circuit) designs, which are featured in highly energy efficient computing in its server equipment.

The Company also maintains data centres, located in strategic international locations and close to cost efficient and renewable energy sources, are specially designed for transaction processing needs and are managed 24/7 by dedicated staff.

Additionally, the Company is creating full custom innovative software programs that can expand the capabilities of the Bitcoin Blockchain beyond Finance e.g. land titling, analytics, voting and various forms of social good.

Bitfury’s proposition and products sit at the heart of the Blockchain growth phenomenon, and as such is positioned perfectly for even greater significant growth. As a truly global organisation with operations (and over 300 staff) in Europe, Asia and North America, the Company is at present looking to increase its headcount by over a 100 employees in the near term. Additionally revenues will hit c$300m in March 2018, with c$500m projected one year later, with the aim of reaching c$1bn by 2021.

This is a rare opportunity to join one of the world’s most exciting true technology scale-ups.

The Situation

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) has recently joined the company. In order to drive such determined scale, the CFO has identified that a world class financial planning group needs to support the Company. Bitfury requires a strong Director of Financial Planning and Analysis (Dir. FP&A) to create strong planning systems and tools, build a top class team behind him / her and cultivate a strong business partnering culture. By hiring a world class Dir. FP&A, the CFO will be able to focus on a broader set of strategic, commercial and operational Finance activities.

Director Financial Planning and Analysis Position Specification

The Dir. FP&A will report directly into the CFO and will lead the overall Financial Planning of the Company, helping it to achieve its growth objectives.

  • Developing appropriate commercial, operational and financial KPIs;
  • Building accurate real time business dashboards;
  • Developing rigorous automated, integrated forecasting tools and rolling reporting
  • Constructing a Group level five year financial model;
  • Deliver actionable monthly management packs to tight deadlines working closely with the Group Financial Controller;
  • Recruiting a business partnering team with a truly collaborative approach to drive cost efficiency and profitability analysis throughout the Company;
  • Working closely with the Sales team to define pricing strategies and commercial contract terms;
  • Leading the annual planning and budgeting process;
  • Working closely with the CFO on key funding and commercial projects;
  • A top class academic profile;
  • A qualified accountant with at least 10 years post qualification experience;
  • Large company (best practice training) combined with mid-cap / SME experience; possibly with a background in a Top tier consulting firm (not strategy) or an Investment bank;
  • Technically strong in the art and science of financial planning and its application to a business;
  • Recent leadership experience of strong budgeting and forecasting tools implementation in an international high growth environment;
  • Clear ERP implementation / integration experience;
  • Strong Excel complex modelling skills;
  • Demonstrable evidence of having built strong teams in multiple countries.
  • ‘Super smart’, a driven communicator with no ego;
  • Possessing high levels of IQ and EI;
  • An innovative problem solver;
  • Self-sufficient;
  • Multicultural approach, comfortable working with different cultures and mind-sets;
  • Flexibility, the need to be comfortable with ambiguity as the business grows and evolves;
  • Hands-on nature;
  • Personable.
  • Highly competitive base and bonus and a significant option package;
  • Benefits.
  • London;
  • Travel required.