Senior Accountant – GL Ops

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Coinbase is looking for a highly motivated accounting professional to join our Accounting team and play a key role in our continued growth and achievement of operational excellence
  The Senior/Staff Global GL Operations Accountant must possess strong accounting and operational expertise, an ability to operate effectively in a rapidly scaling environment, and effective interpersonal communication skills

Reporting to the GL Operations lead, the Senior/Staff Accountant will be responsible for assisting in all areas of the company’s operational accounting
The position will involve collaborating with a team of over 5 individuals
This position will directly own Global GL accounting, corporate cash management and  reconciliations, ensuring completeness and accuracy of expenses, accounts payable, capitalisation of property plant and equipment, accounting of leases, accounting and amortization of prepaid expenses amongst others
The role will also include significant involvement in the month-end close process, financial reporting and related processes
The role will need collaboration with various teams across the organization; design and implementation of controls and process improvements and assistance in researching and resolving complex accounting issues as they arise

What You’ll Be Doing (eg, Job Duties) 

  • Own and maintain various areas of the company’s operational accounting, review daily journals and review valid supporting schedules
  • Manage accountability for accuracy through identification of process improvements, variance analysis, and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Assist with review of reconciliations and supporting schedules prepared by junior members of the accounting team
  • Cross-functional collaboration with FP&A, Tax, Treasury, Payroll and Source-To-Pay teams to ensure proper accounting  and financial reporting
  • Prepare supporting documentation for external audits, including international subsidiary statutory financial statements
  • Support financial statement audits by liaising with external auditors, and collaborate with various teams to ensure timely completion of audits  
  • Participate in critical accounting projects, including the implementation of new system logics, automation or enhancements
  • Maintain compliance with internal controls, policies and procedures
  • Maintain up-to-date process documentation and procedures for all tasks
  • Support ad hoc financial information requests and analyses and other special projects as assigned

What We Look For In You (ie
Job Requirements)

  • Chartered Accountant/CPA or related degree preferred;
  • 5+ years of core accounting experience, financial reporting; experience with a multinational company
  • A mix of publicly-listed or high-growth start-up companies or public accounting is desired
  • Expert knowledge and experience with Accounting Standards;  USGAAP knowledge a plus
  • Solid technical skills – Excel, GSheets, ERP systems
  • Knowledge of accounting month-end book close process
  • Impeccable organization skills and the ability to manage high volume workloads simultaneously in a fast paced, hyper growth environment
  • Proven ability to work well in a dynamic environment and be able to recommend and implement process improvements, work autonomously and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent time and self-management skills, ability to prioritize and multitask to meet tight  deadlines
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work and collaborate with large teams and also ability to collaborate with cross functional teams

Nice to haves

  • Experience working in Netsuite, FloQast and Google Suite
  • Experience working in a SOX control environment

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