Strategic Finance Associate

Job at Messari



Full time

About Messari

Messari is the leading provider of crypto market intelligence products that help professionals navigate crypto/Web3 with confidence. We bring transparency and smarter qualitative and quantitative analytics to the industry by combining a global research database with a comprehensive suite of data visualization and asset discovery tools. We help drive smarter participation in crypto from individuals and institutions alike.The name “Messari” came from the Franciscan monks who declared "clean books" a moral imperative during the renaissance and pushed merchants to use proper accounting methods. This led to the flourishing of investment via "trust but verify" methods and industry growth throughout Europe. That's what we aim to do. Provide participants, investors, builders, platforms, and everyone else with reliable information to better participate in the crypto ecosystem.

Our users range from some of the most prominent analysts, investors, and crypto individuals to top organizations including Coinbase, BitGo, Anchorage, 0x, Chainanalysis, Ledger, Compound, MakerDAO, and many more.


We are looking for a Strategic Finance Associate, reporting to the Head of Finance & Operations. In this role, you will support financial decision-making and business planning to enable the continued growth and success of Messari. You will engage cross-functionally across the Product, Research, Marketing, Sales, and Operations teams to extract financial insights and develop strategic recommendations for Messari’s leadership. From traditional finance projects to getting into the weeds of on-chain participation, this role is anything but a standard SaaS finance role. Crypto experience is not mandatory, but interest and excitement in the space is!


  • Ownership of a comprehensive financial model, marrying a top-down, drivers-based revenue model with a bottom-up budget build informed by close collaboration across the business
  • Provide best-in-class financial partnership by working closely with teams across the company to assist with various high-impact initiatives (i.e. pricing strategy, resource planning, business development, etc.)
  • Support Messari’s treasury strategy to include token holdings and high-yield opportunities
  • Prepare and support analysis of financial statements and KPIs on a monthly and quarterly basis for use by company leadership and Board of Directors meetings
  • Conduct ad hoc analyses as required


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or a related field
  • 2+ years of relevant experience in Investment Banking, Strategy Consulting, or at a high-growth venture-backed startup
  • Demonstrated interest in the crypto industry and desire to explore how it can impact corporate finance functions
  • Excel is a second language
  • Data-driven decision maker who can support any argument with an array of data and complex understanding of the business
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to articulate, present, and debate complex problems
  • A team player, but independent and self-motivated
  • Self-starter who can take loose instruction, and lead the process and deliverables from start to finish


  • Personal or professional experience within the crypto ecosystem
  • SQL proficiency

Salary Ranges for this position (depending upon experience):$120,000 - $150,000

Company: Messari

Skills: strategy non tech finance crypto

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