Financial Controller US

  • Accounting
  • Remote job

Financial Controller US

Job description


Xapo is a leading bitcoin wallet, and we have a mission to bring bitcoin to the everyday lives of people across the world.

Our business is growing fast, and we want to make sure we can keep providing the best quality support to our customers. We’re known for our fast responses to users, a positive attitude, and a real desire to find the best working solutions for the people who chose to use Xapo’s products and services.

Do you see yourself working with smart people in a collaborative, fast-paced, environment using the latest technologies? Have you always dreamed about working for a tech startup where you can apply your great talents and continue to learn and grow throughout your career? If you answered “Yes” to all of these questions then Xapo is the place for you!

This full-time position is planned to be remote, meaning you can work from anywhere!

Job Responsibilities:

Eventually reporting directly to the US CFO and collaborating with  overseas Finance teams, you will undertake all aspects of financial management in the US, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, as well as participating of the development and implementation of internal control policies and procedures.

This position will also be crucial in the company's efforts to comply with the requirements of keeping its current licenses or trying to get new ones where applicable.

You will also be the key finance contact for the US regional business head and work closely with the business to ensure finance plays a critical supporting role in expanding the business.

Key Responsibilities:

Systems and Month End process

  • Drive development of internal systems and external vendors to ensure accurate and timely reporting needs are met.

  • Set up a month end process to close the books and reconcile the balance sheet and P&L.

Legal Entity Control

  • Ensure all financial statements reporting requirements are met under US GAAP for local purposes, and IFRS  for Group.

  • Liaise with auditors to ensure a smooth and successful audit by responding to all queries in a timely manner and managing the relationship.

  • Deal with regulators, their requirements and be involved with developments in the regulatory space.

Regulatory Reporting

  • MTL license statement preparation and reporting. Creating sustainable processes to ensure they are done frequently, accurately and efficiently.


  • Ensure all local tax returns are filed according to local requirements, liaising with local consultants where required.

  • Create arms length agreements and funds transfer pricing terms between Xapo Inc and any affiliates.


Job Requirement:

  • CPA and 7+ post qualified experience

  • University degree

  • Prior Regulatory Reporting experience.

  • Experience with MTL licenses.

  • International mindset and outlook embrace change.

  • Excellent communicator.

  • Conversant in technology and banking.

  • Cryptocurrency/Fintech experience is a big advantage.

  • Second language desired,  ideally Spanish

Some of the Perks of working for Xapo:

  • Attractive compensation.

  • Great remote-work environment.

  • Fully remote job within the US