Director of Finance

 Kava - Company site
 June 21, 2022
 United States

Kava Labs is hiring for Director of Finance, who will be responsible for developing and implementing financial modeling and revenue reconciliation processes to provide key insights on Kava’s financial health and projections to stakeholders. This is a US-based, full-time, remote position required to work PST business hours.

We are a 100% distributed workforce with teams in the US, Asia-Pacific, and Europe. While distributed, you will work alongside a team of world class crypto experts on an open-source project that transfers millions of dollars in assets daily, providing the financial primitives for the next evolution in crypto.

What You Will Do.

  • Own Kava’s financial reporting and forecasting processes (monthly, quarterly, annual and long-range plan) with high degree of accuracy and transparency
  • Own total revenue & billings forecasts and related analyses, providing visibility and helping to define key topline metrics in partnership with our Finance org 
  • Report on token balances and activity on a monthly / quarterly basis
  • Report on and manage asset (token) portfolio review
  • Build a financial model and supporting dashboard that provides analytics into revenue, profit/loss, financial ratios, and cash implications for Kava’s leadership
  • Perform and report on revenue reconciliation of transactions (staking, token sales, etc)
  • Collaborate with Accounting team to post and maintain accurate and up to date journal entries for compliance
  • Drive process improvements and provide ad hoc analyses to support the company's growth at scale 

Who You Are.

  • 6+ years in building financial models and analytical dashboards
  • 5+ years of experience in working through a full cycle annual planning process 
  • 3+ years converting raw revenue transaction data into legible financial reports
  • 2+ years of experience analyzing ROI (Treasury experience welcomed)
  • 2+ years Managing at least a 1-2 person finance / accounting teams 
  • 1+ years of experience managing and/or reporting on a portfolio (with a percentage of the portfolio including crypto assets)  
  • 1+ years of digital asset inventory management and reporting
  • Nice to Have: MBA and/or  CPA or CFA
  • Interest in Crypto/Defi space 
  • You are an expert in Excel and have experience using, evaluating, or implementing financial modeling tools
  • You have experience as a People manager, collaborating with recruiting and our People Team to plan headcount, interview, and hire talent to scale your team in alignment with company goals
  • Comfortable adapting in a high-stakes, high-growth, roll up your sleeves type of work and fast-paced environment

Interview Process

  • 30 minutes – Recruiting Conversation
  • 30 minutes – Head of People Conversation
  • 1 hour – Head of Finance Conversation
  • 1 hour – Case Study with Head of Finance and CEO

What We Offer.

  • A fully remote work environment with an international and diverse team
  • Competitive salary; including stipends for home office set-up, wellness, internet and cell phone.
  • 100% coverage for Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD, STD and Basic Life insurance for employees
  • 401(k) with match
  • Token grants for exploration, investment, and/or prof
  • Unlimited PTO 
  • Work in a fast-paced start-up environment with experienced industry leaders
  • A learning environment where you can deep-dive into the frontier of blockchain


Benefits, perks and policies are subject to change and eligibility may vary based on location.

About Kava Labs.

Kava Labs is focused on democratizing financial services and making them openly accessible to anyone, anywhere in the world. We started out by building the Kava blockchain, a foundational platform designed to provide the most safe, secure, and reliable experience for accessing Decentralized Financial (DeFi) apps and services. Today that platform manages over $1B in assets on behalf of users and is growing rapidly.

We are a remote-first, globally distributed team that values first principle thinking, experimentation, and learning to ensure long-term success. We are not dogmatic in our approach, but we are relentless in our pursuit to create impactful technology for the future. 

We have a diverse set of backgrounds, skills, and cultures but we’re all united in our passion for building new open financial infrastructure — together so that our efforts will make a real impact and create lasting change in the world.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Kava is proudly an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. and celebrates the diversity of its growing team.

Recruitment agencies and consultants may not submit resumes/CVs through this website or directly to managers. Kava Labs does not accept unsolicited agency resumes, and will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Kava Labs.