Staff Accountant (US)

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Kraken Digital Asset Exchange

United States

About Kraken

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
To ensure Kraken is the right fit for you, please ensure you read to 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
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