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Finance & Operations Associate

CoinFund

CoinFund

Full-time
New York, NY, USA
100,000 – 125,000 USD per year
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

At CoinFund, our mission is to Champion the Leaders of the New Internet, powered by foresight as active investors to achieve extraordinary outcomes. Since 2015, we’ve partnered with the most promising builders behind blockchain, web3, and decentralization technologies that are shaping the future of the internet itself. Through our seed, venture and liquid strategies, we are a cryptonative firm that invests in emergent technologies before they’re trends. Today, CoinFund has a portfolio of over 120 companies, protocols, and projects across the blockchain space – and we are just getting started.

We look for candidates who are invested in the long-game of crypto and can’t imagine a better industry in which to spend the next several years of their career. We align with individuals who are mission-driven – those who abandon ego and act in service of our investors, our portfolio company founders, and, ultimately, the crypto end-user. Finally, we optimize for those with a healthy risk appetite. We are excited by talent who can thrive in ambiguity and embrace both the vicissitudes and the promises of this breakthrough industry.

Learn more about our approach, our team and the incredible portfolio companies we believe in.

The Department: Finance

The Role: Finance & Operations Associate

CoinFund is looking for an exceptional individual to join the finance team and take on critical responsibilities as our Finance and Operations Associate. This role will play a critical role in overseeing portfolio operations and fund accounting. Cryptocurrencies can be complex and the industry is rapidly evolving. You’ll need to have a strategic mindset when it comes to the ways crypto is changing financial reporting (i.e. staking, airdrops, DAOs, blockers, etc.). You’ll work closely with our Director of Finance, CFO, the investment/trading team, legal team, and third-party vendors.

Responsibilities:

  • Fund financial operations:
    • review portfolio trading operations and partner with our fund administrator to reconcile these to the funds’ books and records
    • ensure the day-to-day accuracy and reconciliation of trade entries, including investigating and resolving any discrepancies
  • On-chain activity:
    • track and reconcile on-chain crypto activity, including reviewing digital assets located on various chains, reviewing balances across exchanges and OTC counterparties, and maintaining a ledger of all wallet addresses
    • review vesting schedules for locked tokens and track staking rewards and yield
  • Valuation:
    • review purchase agreements, SAFTs, TPAs, and SAFEs for valuation and reporting
    • provide input on portfolio valuation for presentation to the valuation committee
  • General fund accounting oversight and audit support:
    • drive the monthly financial reporting and quarter-end closing for various investment entities
    • ensure financial reporting is in compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements
    • assist with the financial statement audits and work closely with the fund auditors
    • proactively identify control gaps and build processes and controls around them including input on policies
    • partner cross-functionally on major new projects/fund vehicles/initiatives for smooth launches including review and recommendation of new vendors
    • manage data to produce ad hoc reports for investors and other stakeholders

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications

  • You are a proactive self-starter and a proven executor. You know how to prioritize, communicate expectations, set deadlines, and move fast. You’re reliable and take pride in the ownership you have over your work.
  • 1-3 years of experience in alternative investment management industry (Hedge Fund, Private Equity, venture capital, public accounting, investment banking or relevant industry)
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related field. CPA preferred but not required.
  • You’re incredibly organized and detail oriented. Due to the ever-changing landscape of the crypto industry, you’re familiar with the need to double/triple check token reconciliations and the various types of wallets/exchanges/custodial accounts that you’ll be gathering information from.
  • You love to live in excel and analyze financial data.
  • You’re flexible and feel comfortable in small, “start-up” environments that move quickly and at times deal with high pressure deadlines
  • Familiarity with cryptocurrencies is required and a general passion for the industry
  • Authorized for employment in the United States
  • Understanding of GAAP
  • Diligent, hard-working, reliable, with a high level of integrity
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Enjoys working in a small, autonomous, entrepreneurial team

How to Apply

Please reach out to jobs@coinfund.io with a resume and self-introduction; feel free to include any additional information that will help us learn more about you and your candidacy! If you have previously published content, we would love to see it.

Why Work at CoinFund?

We are confident that a career at CoinFund is a successful investment in your career and your development.

The many perks of joining our team include:

  • Competitive salary and total compensation package
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Generous Parental leave
  • Comprehensive, top-tier health plans
  • Office in NYC (should you wish to work in person!) with snacks
  • Direct line of access to senior leadership
  • A flat organizational structure, flexible mandate of investing across asset classes and stages, and the camaraderie of working alongside committed professionals focused on providing dedicated mentorship, respectful feedback, and career advancement

Equal Opportunity is the law, and at CoinFund, we are ardently committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a specific need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

CoinFund is an equal opportunity employer.

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