Kraken is changing the world. Join the revolution!
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 are 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.
In our first decade Kraken has risen to become one of the best and most respected crypto exchanges in the world. We are changing the way the world thinks about money and finance. The crypto industry is experiencing unprecedented growth and Kraken is leading the charge. We’ve grown from 70 Krakenites in January 2017 to over 1800 today and we have no intention of slowing down.
What you'll be doingAssist the Controllership team in managing the month-end financial close process, and work with the US Controller to review journal entries, balance sheet account reconciliations, and analysis of accountsAssist in the preparation of schedules for monthly, quarterly, and annual consolidated and subsidiary financial reporting for the Parent company and its subsidiariesEnsure integrity and accuracy of accounting entries and financial dataAssist the legal team with accounting for equity transactionsCoach, mentor, and oversee the accounting team on day-to-day tasks and deliverablesWork closely with department heads to support their needs and growthAssist the Director of Financial Reporting with technical accounting research, and documentation of new policies and proceduresAssist in the design of internal controls and policies in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX)Supervise and assist in the preparation of provided-by-client (PBC) schedules and reports for the auditsInteract with external auditors to ensure that support and explanations for all requests are provided in a timely mannerProvide data and answer inquiries for outside tax preparers to complete annual and quarterly federal and state returnsParticipate in cross-functional projects to drive overall enhancements the finance functionBachelor’s degree in Accounting or closely related fieldCPA strongly preferred12+ years of accounting/audit experienceIndustry experience in financial services, fintech, banking, or exchange strongly preferredKnowledge of US GAAPExperience with SOXCollaborative, innovative, flexible, and adept at building relationships across the organizationAbility to handle multiple projects and deliverables in a fast-paced, dynamic environmentGoogle Suite and Microsoft Office proficiencyAdvanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel functions including pivot tables, H & V-LookupExperience using an ERP system such NetSuite, Oracle, or SAPExperience with or knowledge of cryptocurrency is a plus