Manager, Accounting

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Finance & Legal
Job type
Full Time,
Opening date
Closing date
2 May 2023

About Kraken

We put the power in your hands to buy, sell, and trade digital currency 🌏

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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. Now is not the time to sit on the sidelines. Join us to bring crypto to the world.
This role is 100% remote.
The accounting manager will be responsible for supervising and managing the accounting department and all areas of financial reporting. We are looking for someone to develop and maintain accounting principles, best practices, and systems for collecting, analyzing and reporting information. Must have a strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). You will also be responsible for managing the accounting team, helping audit and ledger preparation, and supporting managers across teams with financial procedures and internal controls. You would be reporting directly to the Senior Accounting Manager.

What You’ll Do:

  • Review and approve business unit transactions before they are recorded in the general ledger
  • Reconcile G/L accounts and review G/L account reconciliations prepared by others
  • Take ownership of business unit general ledgers
  • Ensure that business unit transactions are recorded in a timely, accuracy, and complete manner
  • Prepare business unit financial statements
  • Interact effectively with Corporate and business unit finance staff, (A/P), Treasury and legal, human resources and compliance
  • Prepare, manage, monitor, review and update as required, Standard Operating Procedures for finance functions
  • Assist in the implementation of internal controls and accounting processes and procedures including documentation of process narratives, process flowcharts etc.
  • Assist with the adoption of new U.S. GAAP accounting standards including coordinating with accounting process owners, developing implementation plans, and executing process, system, and financial reporting disclosure changes
  • Provide technical accounting support including performing accounting research, communicating recommendations to internal stakeholders, and implementing accounting processes for unusual and/or complex transactions on an ad hoc basis
  • Interact with internal and external auditors
  • 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
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as required

Who You Are:

  • Minimum Degree in Accounting with at least 7 years of relevant working experience (financial reporting and/or public accounting), CPA preferred
  • 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
  • Attention to detail and ability to evaluate technical accounting concepts and complex transactions
  • Ability to work independently and adjust priorities to achieve accurate and timely results
  • 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
  • Familiarity with SOX is a plus
  • Experience or knowledge in cryptocurrency is preferred
Location Tagging: #US
We’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.

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