Accounting Associate

Company: Gemini
Location: New York, New York, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 30.APR.2021
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Summary

Empower the Individual Through Crypto Gemini is a crypto exchange and custodian that allows customers to buy, sell, store, and earn more th...

Description

Empower the Individual Through Crypto

Gemini is a crypto exchange and custodian that allows customers to buy, sell, store, and earn more than 30 cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ether, litecoin, and Zcash. Gemini is a New York trust company that is subject to the capital reserve requirements, cybersecurity requirements, and banking compliance standards set forth by the New York State Department of Financial Services and the New York Banking Law. Gemini was founded in 2014 by twin brothers Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss to empower the individual through crypto.

Crypto is about giving you greater choice, independence, and opportunity. We are here to help you on your journey. We build crypto products that are simple, elegant, and secure. Whether you are an individual or an institution, we want to help you buy, sell, and store your bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Crypto is not just a technology, it's a movement.

The Department: Finance & Accounting

The Financial Operations and Accounting Teams at Gemini are thought leaders in the digital asset accounting and reconciliation space. Our mandate is to bridge the traditional world of finance with the innovation of cryptocurrency products, providing our clients with a best-in-class financial institution experience.

The Role: Accounting Associate

Our team is looking for a motivated accounting professional to support our rapidly growing business. In this role, you will execute the necessary bookkeeping tasks, such as data entry, reconciling of accounts, as well as preparing accounting reports and facts in accordance with enacted processes and guidelines. The ideal candidate will improve and expedite the accounting close procedures across a number of Gemini's businesses while working with various internal departments to develop financial reporting solutions and clarify accounting-related issues for both new and ongoing projects. This individual will report to the Associate Director of Finance.

Responsibilities

  • Perform month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close activities, including activity report generation, journal entry preparation, and bank account reconciliation
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual regulatory reports and manage state reporting deadlines
  • Develop and implement Gemini's accounting policies and procedures related to international operations
  • Manage Gemini's accounts receivable process
  • Prepare, issue, and file applicable tax documents on behalf of customers
  • Prepare and maintain schedules for fixed assets, accruals, and prepaid expenses
  • Reconcile the general ledger to the firm's proprietary systems each reporting period
  • Collaborate with Cash Management, Custody, Data, and Product Teams to develop new products, new processes, and monitor the reporting of internal systems
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance, CPA license preferred
  • 1-3+ years' experience in Accounting, Audit, or Tax
  • Thorough understanding of U.S. GAAP and financial accounting fundamentals
  • International accounting and/or tax experience a plus
  • Significant proficiency in MS Excel and Google Sheets
  • Strong organizational and time management skills; ability to manage deadlines and responsibilities effectively; ability to multitask and work successfully under pressure
  • High attention to detail
  • Willingness to take on new challenges, responsibilities, and assignments
  • Desire to work within a diverse, collaborative, and driven professional environment
It Pays to Work Here

We take a holistic approach to compensation at Gemini, which includes:
  • Competitive Compensation and Profit-Sharing Equity
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Retirement Plan Matching
  • Generous Parental leave
  • Comprehensive health plans
  • Training and professional development
At Gemini, we strive to build diverse teams that reflect the people we want to empower through our products, and we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. Equal Opportunity is the Law, and Gemini is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and affirmative action employer. If you have a specific need that requires accommodation, please let a member of the People Team know.

 
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