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!
The Senior Platform Operations Analyst will be an integral part of the Finance team. You will work closely with your Finance and Accounting leadership cohorts as well as business partners and other internal and external stakeholders. This role reports to the Platform Accounting Manager.
This role is located in San Francisco, CA - On-site Full-time
Responsibilities:Interface daily with internal systems and our proprietary exchange platform to assist with fiat and digital asset position reconciliations across our various banks and wallets.Promptly researching and correcting discrepancies and communicating actions to the appropriate stakeholdersReconcile a variety of products and transactions including fiat, digital assets, futures, and marginIndependently manage and develop current reconciliation processes for greater efficiency and transparency and analyzing data against business drivers to identify issues and trends.Communicate and facilitate break resolution between our OTC desks, Treasury, Developers, Data Scientists, and Finance, including making journal entries as necessary.Maintain and review daily, monthly and yearly middle office reconciliations for financial and accounting issues and reportingProvide support for internal and external auditsParticipate in Ad Hoc reporting requests
Skills and Experience:Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or closely related fieldCPA in good standing strongly preferred5+ years of accounting/audit experienceIndustry experience in financial services, fintech, broker-dealer, banking, or exchange strongly preferredExperience or knowledge with cryptocurrency is strongly preferredKnowledge of US GAAP and experience with SOXCollaborative, innovative, flexible, and adept at building relationships across the organizationAbility to handle multiple projects and deliverables in a fast-paced, dynamic environmentMicrosoft Excel proficiency including pivot tables, H & V-LookupExperience and knowledge with SQLExperience with high volume transactionsExtensive experience testing and designing internal controls is a plus Experience using an ERP system such Netsuite or SAP is a plusAudit experience from the Big 4 or national accounting firms is a plus