Staff Accountant (US)

As one of the largest and most trusted digital asset platforms globally, we are empowering people to experience the life-changing potential of crypto.

Trusted by over 8 million consumer and pro traders, institutions, and authorities worldwide - our unique combination of products, services, and global expertise is helping tip the scales towards mass crypto adoption.

But we’re only just getting started. We want to be pioneers in crypto and add value to the everyday lives of billions.

Kraken is backed by investors including, Money Partners Group, Hummingbird Ventures, Blockchain Capital, and Digital Currency Group, among others.

"We are empowering people to live simply, efficiently and more connected to others. We put our clients’ best interests first and foremost. They are at the heart of our company and drive everything we do. We believe in having a laser focus when pursuing our strategic goals and participate only in markets where we can make a significant contribution. We believe in complete transparency, deep collaboration and we never forget that people come first. Having this mindset allows us to grow and advance at a rate which others cannot."​ Jesse Powell, CEO of Kraken

Did you know that Kraken is now over 2,500+ fully-remote people from around the world? And we're hiring hundreds more in 2022 #werehiring #cryptocareers

Job Description

About KrakenAs one of the largest and most trusted digital asset platforms globally, we are empowering people to experience the life-changing potential of crypto. Trusted by over 8 million consumer and pro traders, institutions, and authorities worldwide - our unique combination of products, services, and global expertise is helping tip the scales towards mass crypto adoption. But we’re only just getting started. We want to be pioneers in crypto and add value to the everyday lives of billions. Now is not the time to sit on the sidelines. Join us to bring crypto to the world.To ensure Kraken is the right fit for you, please ensure you read Kraken Culture Explainedto find out more about us!About the Role:This role is 100% remote. As a member of the Global Finance Team, you will be responsible for ensuring the smooth running of accounting procedures across the organization. Reporting to the Accounting Manager, you will be assisting the month end closing and preparation of monthly management accounts and be responsible for bank reconciliations. You will also have the opportunity to identify and implement improvements to our current processes. This is an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of a rapidly expanding industry.

What You'll Do:

    • Execute month-end close processes, including but not limited to preparation of journal entries, account analyses, and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts for assigned entities
    • Responsible for the preparation of audit schedules and balance sheet fluxes
    • Perform intercompany accounting including reconciliation of intercompany balances, identifying and resolving gaps between assigned entities and respective counterparties globally
    • Work with Treasury and other departments to ensure proper accounting treatments of complex transactions
    • Assist in the implementation of internal controls and accounting processes and procedures
    • Liaise with auditors and tax agents to comply with statutory reporting requirements
    • Additional duties and responsibilities as required 

Who You Are:

    • Minimum Diploma/Degree in Accounting with at least 3 years of relevant working experience
    • Preferably some years of audit experience
    • Background in accounting for financial services, fintech, banking, or an exchange strongly preferred
    • Experienced with accounting for complex business entities especially a parent organization with multiple subsidiaries
    • Collaborative, innovative, flexible, and adept at building relationships across the organization
    • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
    • Excellent presentation skills, including strong oral and writing capabilities
    • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel including macros, pivot tables, VLOOKUP, INDEX MATCH, SUMIF
    • Google and Microsoft suite proficiency required
    • Working experience with ERP systems (Netsuite is a plus)
    • Familiarity with SOX is a plus
    • Experience or knowledge in cryptocurrency is preferred
Location Tagging: #USWe’re powered by people from around the world with their own unique and diverse experiences. We value all Krakenites and their talents, contributions, and perspectives, regardless of their background. We encourage you to apply for roles where you don't fully meet the listed requirements, especially if you're passionate or knowledgable about crypto!As an equal opportunity employer we don’t tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Whether that’s based on race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws. Stay in the knowKraken Culture ExplainedFollow us on TwitterCatch up on our blogFollow us on LinkedIn

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