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Vice President, Corporate Finance

  • London
  • Strategy & Operations
  • £ Six figures + equity £

DeFi Recruitment has partnered a fast-growing investment firm focused on digital assets and innovations in the financial technology space. Our client is building a global, regulated asset management platform that provides digital asset exposure for private and institutional investors around the world, with a view to bring best practices of traditional finance into the digital asset ecosystem.
The firm is currently scaling a core team to support the establishment of the platform, they are looking for a highly motivated individual with a demonstrated track record of excellence for the role of VP Corporate Finance. Working with a close-knit team, this individual will be a key member of the team and be involved in critical decision-making processes.
The successful candidate will:

  • Work directly with the executive team and have direct access to the CEO and Operating Partners as appropriate
  • Manage the ongoing M&A activity as the company grows aggressively in the coming months
  • Support the CEO and relevant senior management in fundraising efforts and relevant capital management decisions
  • Participate in the development and implementation of a framework for the capital investment process
  • Work closely and collaborate with relevant finance, legal, business development, product, operational and other corporate teams as the business continues to build-up and scale
  • Contribute to and support strategy development and implement strategic projects including working with top tier industry counterparties, investors, consultants and advisors as required
  • Support the team in building a reporting system to ensure appropriate monitoring of investment and capital budgeting and activity, as required

Required experience:

  • Strong knowledge of and interest in DeFi, Crypto, and Blockchain with a blue-chip investment banking background
  • Previous exposure to end-to-end transaction and post-acquisition integration management
  • Experience structuring deals, managing due diligence, and audits
  • Strong technical skills in corporate finance are a requirement
  • Ability to identify strategic acquisition targets and develop an on-going M&A framework
  • The ideal candidate comes from investment banking, a PE / VC firm or from a Corporate Development / Strategy Execution team
  • Experience with early stage ventures in finance, fundraising or investor relations roles is a plus  

The successful candidate will be highly entrepreneurial, structured, methodical and able to prioritise and manage resources efficiently
This is a unique opportunity to join a company at its inception and work with a successful Founder and the London based management team.
For more information, please apply or contact us.