Accounting Manager

Remote Accounting and Finance
About Kraken

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 doing

  • Assist 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 accounts
  • Assist in the preparation of schedules for monthly, quarterly, and annual consolidated and subsidiary financial reporting for the Parent company and its subsidiaries
  • Ensure integrity and accuracy of accounting entries and financial data
  • Assist the legal team with accounting for equity transactions
  • Coach, mentor, and oversee the accounting team on day-to-day tasks and deliverables
  • Work closely with department heads to support their needs and growth
  • Assist the Director of Financial Reporting with technical accounting research, and documentation of new policies and procedures
  • Assist 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 audits
  • Interact with external auditors to ensure that support and explanations for all requests are provided in a timely manner
  • Provide data and answer inquiries for outside tax preparers to complete annual and quarterly federal and state returns
  • Participate in cross-functional projects to drive overall enhancements the finance function
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or closely related field
  • CPA strongly preferred
  • 12+ years of accounting/audit experience
  • Industry experience in financial services, fintech, banking, or exchange strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of US GAAP
  • Experience with SOX
  • Collaborative, innovative, flexible, and adept at building relationships across the organization
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and deliverables in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Google Suite and Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel functions including pivot tables, H & V-Lookup
  • Experience using an ERP system such NetSuite, Oracle, or SAP
  • Experience with or knowledge of cryptocurrency is a plus

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