Accounting Assistant

London Finance
About Kraken

Our mission is to accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrency so that you and the rest of the world can achieve financial freedom and inclusion.  Founded in 2011 and with over 4 million clients, Kraken is one of the world's largest, most successful bitcoin exchanges and we're growing faster than ever. Our range of successful products are playing an important role in the mainstream adoption of crypto assets.  We attract people who constantly push themselves to think differently and chart exciting new paths in a rapidly growing industry. Kraken is a diverse group of dreamers and doers who see value in being radically transparent. Let's change the way the world thinks about money! Join the revolution!

Kraken announced the acquisition of Crypto Facilities in February 2019, we are a world-leading, regulated cryptocurrency trading platform and index provider. The combination of Kraken and Crypto Facilities (now trading as Kraken Futures) creates a global leader in cryptocurrency spot and futures trading. A pioneer in the industry, the firm was the first regulated entity to list futures on Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple XRP, Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash. Users value the high integrity, low latency marketplace that Crypto Facilities provides under the regulatory supervision of the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority. In addition, CF Benchmarks is the first cryptocurrency index provider to have received FCA authorisation as a Benchmark Administrator.

About the Role

  • Looking for an Account Assistant to perform daily accounting tasks, duties to include but not limited to: 
  • Reconciling bank & credit card transactions 
  • Account payable administration 
  • Prepare VAT return Assist to prepare regulatory returns 
  • Payment processing for multiple entities 
  • Day to day bookkeeping Receiving and processing all invoices, expense forms and payments 
  • Assisting to prep statutory filings for all entities 
  • Working with spreadsheets, sales, purchase ledgers and journals 
  • Ensuring all invoices are received and posted on a timely manner 
  • Participate in annual audits
  •  Assist with corporate card and banking applications 
  • Treasury assistance 
  • Inter-company transactions
  • Requirements

  • Excellent interpersonal skills 
  • Good organisational skills Hands-on experience with MS Excel 
  • Flexible and adaptable, willing to learn and progress in their finance career 
  • Experience using an ERP system like GreatPlains, Oracle or NetSuite desirable but not essential
  • BSc/Ba in Accounting, Finance and or working towards professional accountancy qualification
  • 3-5 years experience preferable
  • Experience working with a global team is a plus
  • Financial services experience is a plus

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