Helium Foundation

Finance Manager

Full-Time in United States - Remote OK

Overview

Helium sits at the intersection of wireless and blockchain technology. Our community has built the world’s fastest-growing wireless network with praise from mainstream media. The network is now global in over 65,000+ cities and 180 countries with a vibrant ecosystem of community members building and using the Helium Network.

We are looking for a Finance Manager to oversee a variety of responsibilities that ensure the financial health of the Foundation. This includes working with leadership on budgeting, providing accurate monthly reporting, overseeing accounting, managing payroll, expenses and other financial matters. You'll work closely with the CEO and COO as the organization is actively growing.

Ideally you have experience with a fast-paced, crypto-native or a venture-backed company in a similar finance or accounting role. You are meticulous and always double-check your work before moving on. We value self-starters who can fill their own to-do list and know how to find the work that needs doing.

Our team and the network are growing quickly. If you're excited about Web 3.0 and crypto, Helium boasts one of the most approachable and practical uses of blockchain technology, including large elements of civic good. Come be a part of an industrial paradigm shift as we aim to better connect people around the world.

Your Role

  • Oversee the operations of the Foundation's finance department including our accounting, banking, payroll, and expenses.
  • Evaluate and prepare financial statements (P&Ls, balance sheet, variance analysis), reports, and ensure the integrity and accuracy of the information, including month-end close process.
  • Liaise with external tax & audit firms on both routine and non routine matters.
  • Manage transactional finance (payables, payroll, reconciliations).
  • Continuously review and improve processes and systems to ensure efficiency and accuracy.
  • Support leadership on strategic business planning based on budgets and forecasts.
  • Develop and maintain close relationships with banks, third-party vendors and other financial institutions.

Requirements

  • Strong finance-based analytical and excellent planning skills.
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Good working knowledge of online accounting software (e.g. QBO) and advanced spreadsheet skills.
  • Experience with cash management and treasury.
  • Excellent attention to detail and able to communicate concisely and clearly. You can succinctly relay what happened and why.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret financial reports and legal documents.
  • Tech Startup or crypto/Web 3.0 experience is highly desirable.

About Us

The Helium Foundation stands on the front line of one of the most exciting paradigm shifts at the intersection of blockchain and wireless technology.

As a team-member you’ll work with some of the most innovative thinkers across multiple industries. You’ll have a meaningful impact on real world problems like closing the digital divide and better internet access for underserved areas -- and help usher in the next era of smart devices to better manage city utilities, improve agricultural systems, and create early warning systems. You’ll have a chance to make substantial contributions to industry changing technology with lots of room for personal growth.

The last year has seen incredible growth for the Helium Network and we're all excited about the scale of opportunities ahead!