The Cosmos Ecosystem is a complex, multi-billion dollar decentralized web of software, networks, and organizations on the frontier of secure distributed systems infrastructure and applications. Informal Systems is a core contributor to Cosmos, where we specialize in the security of interoperable blockchain systems by relying heavily on formal verification tools and techniques.

As the Finance Assistant at Informal Systems, you will be tasked with managing and tracking financial transactions. This position will work within our operations team and partner with our Finance Lead to ensure the smooth functioning of the team and duties.

What your responsibilities will be:

  • Book daily cryptocurrency movement entries into google sheets
  • Manage account payable and accounts receivables
  • Conduct weekly bank reconciliation
  • Post and reconcile multi-currency accounts ensuring correct allocation of payments and receipts
  • Manage expense reconciliation
  • Generate biweekly payment runs.
  • Carry out credit control.
  • Review grant applications and narrow down potential eligible grants, including assistance with the application process.
  • Check employees timesheets and help with research and development grant applications.
  • Other ad hoc financial duties

What we look for in a successful Finance Assistant/Bookkeeper:

  • An eye for attention to details.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced remote environment.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to balance multiple priorities.
  • Strong numerical skills.
  • Intermediate google sheets and Microsoft Excel skills.

Nice to Have:

  • Xero accounting software knowledge.
  • Expensify and or Dext (formally called Receipt bank) software knowledge.
  • Interest / Experience with cryptocurrencies and blockchain space.
  • Have prior payroll software experience.

About Informal

Informal is a remote-first company with offices in Toronto, Lausanne, Vienna and Berlin. We are structured like a worker’s cooperative, where important corporate actions are subject to one-person-one-vote democratic control by the member-employees. We provide 5-weeks of paid vacation, lifestyle benefits, and annual retreats with the whole team. We envision a sustainable future of cooperatively owned and governed, open-source, distributed organizations running on reliable distributed systems and are excited to grow the team with amazing individuals who believe in making this future a reality.

To Apply:

Please apply via this link where you’ll be prompted to upload a cover letter, CV, and other information that will help the review process go smoothly.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our organization. We are committed to equal employment opportunities and encourage applications from people of all race, religion, colour, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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