Senior Financial Analyst

Founded in 2018 and based in NYC, The Block is the leading research, analysis, and news brand in the digital asset space
The Block's team is spread across 5 continents and 15+ countries, covering the global cryptocurrency space 24/7
The Block delivers deep insight into how the emerging digital assets sector interacts with traditional finance, technology, governments, and markets
 We reach hundreds of thousands of technologists, financial market participants, Fortune 500 professionals, global service providers, policymakers, and more through our main website, dedicated Research Portal, podcast, and events
We are seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to join our Operations team and play a key role in driving decision-making across the business
This individual will join The Block as the second hire to the Finance team and will be responsible for providing critical support to our financial reporting and operations processes
 The hiring range for this role is $90,000 – $110,000 in base salary, plus equity and benefits
Base salary pay within the provided range will be refined based on candidate’s experience and location

Responsibilities

    • Develop, implement, and manage a month-end-close process including financial statement review, journal preparations, and accrual 
    • Manage cash flow operations, including customer invoicing, accounts receivable, collections, accounts payable and related accounting operations while ensuring efficient and accurate processing 
    • Review expenses and other transactions to ensure compliance with company policies 
    • Assist in preparation of federal, state and local tax filings, including sales tax 
    • Create and enforce a documented system for accounting policies and procedures 
    • Prepare internal and external facing financial documents such as business reports, financial forecasts, and statements that inform upon the financial state of the business to the leadership team 
    • Maintain historical budget variance analysis 
    • Oversee the budget process and report variances against the budget on a monthly basis 
    • Provide financial analyses as needed for operations, capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations 
    • Seek out and recommend company-wide and department-specific internal control improvements 

Qualifications

    • 4+ years of progressive experience in a financial function 
    • Advanced Excel experience 
    • Ability to operate at a highly strategic level, but also deep dive tactically 
    • Strong technical accounting knowledge, including GAAP 
    • Experience in entire month-end close process 
    • Experience with enterprise ERP and related tools for reporting and analysis, including NetSuite
    • Experience with SaaS metrics and deferred revenue 
    • Understanding of cryptocurrency, digital assets and web3 technologies 
    • Certified Public Accountant not required, but preferred

Who We Are:

The culture of The Block lies in our key behaviors
It’s who we are and it’s how we show up everyday
We are confidently humble


We jump in and roll up our sleeves
We know there’s always more to learn and we operate without egos
We are actionably curious


We strive to be an expert in our field and always seek opportunities to expand our knowledge and skill set
We put our learnings into practice every day
 We practice tenacious ownership


Every day when we show up we are contributors, teammates, and owners
We rotate through those three hats with agility and without sacrificing accountability or consistency
We practice respectful partnership


We treat others as we’d expect to be treated – with respect, concern, understanding, and patience
Why You Should Work Here:

We take care of our employees and we have the benefits and perks to support it
Our full-time, US based employees are eligible for Unlimited PTO, remote first environment, high health plan employer contributions, monthly wellness stipend, generous parental leave policy, 401k match, fitness partnerships, fertility benefits, One Medical membership and citibike membership
 We’re a remote first company which allows us to hire the best person for the job regardless of location
 Impactful work
Regardless of your role at The Block you’re making a meaningful contribution to our mission in accelerating the evolution of financial systems through independent reporting and technical research of all projects influencing the future of financial services
What Else Should You Know?

The Block is an equal employment opportunity employer
  Qualified candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law
During our application process we collect completely anonymous diversity information
Providing this information is voluntary but we want you to know what we do with it
We use the data to ensure that our recruiting practices are bringing diverse talent to the organization and we are reacting where we are coming up short
We strive to use the data to ensure we have the tools and resources for all employees both during the interview process and should those employees choose to join us at The Block
  

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