Senior Financial Accountant (Remote – Work from Anywhere)

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POSITION OVERVIEW

As Senior Financial Accountant reporting into our Financial Controller, you will assist in the running of the accounting and financial activities of an organization. You will be involved in financial reporting for management, regulators and analyzing the economic stability of the company and provide financial information to other departments, enabling these departments to make financial decisions. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responding to financial inquiries by gathering and interpreting data
  • Examining financial records to check for accuracy
  • Ensuring the integrity and accuracy of the financial dataflow from our back end systems into Netsuite our ERP tool
  • Applying accounting expertise to performing, planning and overseeing the daily and month end financial control tests to confirm the completeness and accuracy of the financial information
  • Involvement in the financial month end close process and responsible for balance sheet areas such as Fixed Assets, Intangibles, Leases and Crypto. 
  • Ownership and responsibility over crypto valuation, reconciliation and reporting 
  • Reviewing and enhancing control tests and improving process flows 
  • Liaising with FP&A, Treasury and Data team on month end financials to ensure accuracy while also working to improve efficiency
  • Assisting with the preparation of year-end accounts and statutory accounts
  • Assistance and involvement in year end audits, internal audit reviews and compliance assessments

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Expert technical level Accounting knowledge ideally in the financial services industry (Banking)
  • Keen interest and excellent in depth knowledge of Accounting standards and essential that kept up to dates in changes and enhancements

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS

  • Keen interest in developing industries such as Blockchain technology or Bitcoin
  • Keen interest in data analytics and project management 
  • Experience in having developed sub ledgers that feed to a main ERP would be an advantage
  • Analytical thinker used to applying accounting knowledge to develop solutions for financial flows
  • Comfortable in working with development teams in defining and assessing financial transactions and mapping them to accounting systems 
  • Ability to problem solve individually or as part of a team
  • Experience in Tableau, Google apps
  • Technically adept with knowledge and experience in sophisticated accounting systems (In depth Netsuite experience an advantage)
  • Experience in Corporate flotation (preferred not essential)

BACKGROUND

  • 5+ years PQE
  • Preferably qualified with Big 4 Accounting firms 
  • Remote work experience
  • Involvement in Regulatory reporting (ICAAP/ILAAP) preferred
  • Audit experience preferred

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • A dedicated workspace for remote work
  • A reliable internet connection with the fastest speed possible in your area
  • Devices and other essential equipment that meet minimal technical specifications
  • Alignment with Xapo Values