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Group Financial Controller and Company Secretary (Cayman Islands, Full-time)


Job Description

Avara Labs Cayman Holdings SEZC is looking for an experienced Group Financial Controller with experience in managing the financial aspects of a parent company along with its operating subsidiaries (collectively referred as the “Group”), as set out more fully below. 

About Avara Labs Cayman Holdings SEZC

Avara, through its subsidiaries, develops blockchain-based software, which allows for greater and broader financial access for people around the world. (One of Avara’s subsidiaries developed the Aave Protocol, an open source, non-custodial decentralized liquidity protocol.). An interest in decentralized finance, blockchain, web3, digital assets and financial technology is a plus. Excellent opportunity to be part of changing the traditional finance landscape.

About the Company: Avara Labs Cayman Holdings SEZC
Location: Cayman Islands
  • Overall ownership of the financial aspects of the parent and business, including
    • Managing inhouse and outsourced accounting and financial reporting for the holding company, as well as various subsidiaries, including in the Cayman Islands and elsewhere.
    • Coordination and oversight of the consolidation and Group reporting deliverables
    • Production of Group KPIs and dashboards, board packs and investor presentations
    • Group direct tax, Transfer Pricing and inter-group service agreements
    • Establishing and supporting best-practice cryptographic asset accounting and record-keeping across the Group
  • Own the liaison, coordination and support of Group external audits
  • Ownership of the company secretarial activities for the Group holding company and the Cayman Island subsidiaries, including:
    •  Holding directorships of wholly-owned Cayman Island subsidiaries, as required, and
    • Providing a centre of excellence for other subsidiaries, where needed
  • Ownership of the registration and licensing of internally generated Intellectual Property (IP)
    • Administering the IP register
    • Coordinating the negotiation and approval of IP licensing
    • Oversight of license fee collections and license compliance
    • Being an administrator of the code base
  • Assisting the CFO with Finance activities including,
    • Group insurance
    • Investor relations
    • Managing Finance policies for the Group, as appropriate
  • Support leadership with innovating on new economic models
  • Assisting management on strategic and other investment decisions, as appropriate
  • Ability to make critical decisions
  • ACA, CPA or equivalent accounting professional qualification with at least 5+ years' experience
  • A company secretarial qualification would be advantageous
  • Technically strong understanding in terms of controls and corporate governance, corporate and indirect tax, corporate structures and transfer pricing.
  • Has previous experience of working in either fintech, financial services or software development
  • Innovation-driven
  • Competitive salary depending on experience
  • Cayman Islands based
  • Private health care
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • 4 weeks of paid holiday
  • Incentives package after probation period
  • Front seat into web3 and decentralized financial technologies
  • Guaranteed innovation-driven work environment
Job Info
  •  Job Status: Open
  • No of Vacancies: 1
  • Date Posted: 12 October 2021
  • Expiry Date: 30 November 2021
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Years of Experience: 5+
  • Salary Type: KYD$90-100K.

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There is excellent hardworking young talent in Cayman, and we're proud at Brave Software to help foster a tech community in the Cayman Islands from the ground up. We'll be offering opportunities again this year and encourage other innovative companies to do the same. I look forward to another year of high calibre applications.

Ryan Watson
Ryan Watson, Vice President of IT at Brave Software SEZC