VP of Finance

Job description

Chainalysis offers cryptocurrency investigation and compliance solutions to global law enforcement agencies, regulators, and businesses as they work together to fight illicit cryptocurrency activity. Backed by Benchmark and other leading names in venture capital, Chainalysis builds trust in blockchains.


We are looking for a detail-oriented, energetic VP of Finance to join our executive leadership team.  This position will be based out of our New York office and reports to the CEO.



  • Lead and direct financial planning through the preparation of financial forecasts and models

  • Prepare metrics-based financial analyses for the executive leadership team and make recommendations to influence strategies

  • Work with the CEO and CRO to successfully forecast net cash burn based on sales and spend forecasts

  • Work with Sales to develop and implement best in class Revenue Operations procedures

  • Design, iterate and optimize business/revenue models based on market, clients and industry trends

  • Build, design and track incentive plans that align with business goals

  • Model and forecast current revenue run rates based on various GTM pricing models and sales team pipelines

  • Work with Sales & Marketing to audit current pricing packages and develop pricing strategy recommendations based on data analysis

  • Manage the Finance & Operations Team, currently four people and you, with open headcount to grow the team

  • Work with our Global Finance Manager on finance, accounting and operational functions such as banking, accounts payable and receivable, budgeting, book keeping and the monthly close

  • Compare financial forecasts to actual financial performance and interpret results and variances

  • Establish and manage long-range financial objectives and ensure sound financial structure through policies and best practices

  • Prepare financial presentations for the Leadership Team, Board Meetings, and Investors

  • Report directly to the CEO/Co-founder as part of the executive leadership team


To be successful, you have experience in the following areas:

  • Bachelor’s degree, ideally in Finance or Economics

  • 8 - 10 years experience in Finance and Operations in a B2B SaaS company

  • Strong experience with B2B SaaS Metrics, including ARPU, CAC, LTV, Churn and related ratios

  • Ability to think creatively, highly-driven and self-motivated

  • Strong leadership skills, demonstrated the ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on management capacity

  • Highest standards of accuracy and precision

  • Diligent and firm with high ethical standards

You belong here. 

At Chainalysis, we believe that diversity of experience and thought makes us stronger. We encourage applicants across any race, ethnicity, gender/gender expression, age, religion, ability and experience. With both customers and employees around the world, we are committed to ensuring our team reflects the unique communities around us. We can’t wait to meet you.  

Perks & Benefits

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including competitive salaries, stock options for senior roles, medical, dental and vision - which cover domestic partners as well - plus life and disability coverage, 20 vacation days, and a 401K plan.  Chainalysists also get to participate in our annual Huddle, a week-long destination event that promotes team-building, professional development, and fun! In the office, you’ll have access to a Mac or PC of your choice and a fully stocked kitchen.