Financial Controller - North America

San Francisco 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!


  • This position reports into the Global Corporate Controller and oversees the US accounting team and the overall month-end close process, including review and approval of journal entries; bank reconciliations and balance sheet reconciliations; including supervising accounts payable; stock administration and payroll.
  • Coach, mentor, and oversee the corporate accounting team on day-to-day tasks and deliverables
  • Responsible for the preparation of consolidated financial statements and assistance with the monthly financial statement analytics
  • Review and/or assist with technical accounting issues such as stock options, business combinations, mark-to-market accounting, and other accounting matters
  • Documentation of policies and procedures
  • Assist in the design and maintenance of internal controls and policies in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX)
  • Responsible for interacting with external auditors to ensure that provided-by-client (PBC) schedules and explanations for all requests are provided in a timely manner
  • Assist the FP&A department with inquiries on the actual financial results
  • Provide data and answer inquiries for our internal tax department 
  • Participate in cross-functional projects to drive overall enhancements to the finance function
  • Ad hoc projects
  • Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent
  • CPA with Big 4 experience preferred, but not required
  • 12+ years of corporate accounting/audit experience, accounts payable and payroll
  • Must have experience with consolidations in a multiple legal entity international environment, financial reporting, internal controls, resolving technical accounting issues and experience using an ERP system
  • Industry experience in crypto currency, brokerage, exchange, financial services, fintech, gaming or high growth tech companies is strongly preferred
  • Collaborative, innovative, flexible, and adept at building relationships across the organization
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and deliverables in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Excellent presentation skills, including strong oral and writing capabilities
  • Google Suite and advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel functions including macros, pivot tables, H & V-Lookup

  • Kraken

    Kraken is one of the largest and most successful bitcoin exchanges in the world, and we’re growing faster than ever. We’re looking for people who constantly push themselves to think differently and ch...

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