Staff Accountant

Company: KRAKEN BITCOIN EXCHANGE
Location: San Francisco , California, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 02.NOV.2018

Summary

By joining Kraken, you'll work on the bleeding edge of bitcoin and other digital currencies, and play an important role in helping shape the...

Description

By joining Kraken, you'll work on the bleeding edge of bitcoin and other digital currencies, and play an important role in helping shape the future of how the world sees and uses money. At Kraken, we constantly push ourselves to think differently and forge new paths in a rapidly growing industry fraught with unexplored territory, which is why Kraken has grown to be among the largest and most successful bitcoin exchanges in the world. If you're truly interested in pushing the envelope by disrupting an industry that some say cannot be disrupted, then we just might have the job meant for you. Kraken is a place for dreamers and doers - to succeed here, we firmly believe you must possess each in spades. Check out all of our job postings here .

Responsibilities

  • Execute the monthly close process, including preparation of journal entries, account analyses, and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts
  • Responsible for the amortization of intangible assets and depreciation of fixed assets
  • Responsible for the reconciling prepaid and accrual accounts
  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly audit binders and related schedules for all entities
  • Perform intercompany accounting including reconciling intercompany billing and receivables between all entities and ensure elimination of intercompany accounts
  • Maintaining the department codes and chart of accounts
  • Work with Treasury and other departments to ensure proper accounting treatments of complex structures within the company
  • Coach and mentor the accounts payable personnel
  • Assist in implementation of a new accounting/ERP system
  • Assist in the implementation of internal controls and accounting processes and procedures
  • Perform ad-hoc research and projects as needed
  • Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or Economics
  • CPA in good standing
  • 5+ years Industry Accounting experience
  • Experience with accounting for complex business entities especially a parent organization with multiple subsidiaries
  • Public Audit experience (Preferred)
  • Background in accounting for financial services, fintech, banking, or an exchange strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of GAAP required
  • Collaborative, innovative, flexible, and adept at building relationships across the organization
  • Experience working with multiple projects and deliverables in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Excellent presentation skills, including strong oral and writing capabilities
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Excel functions including macros, pivot tables, H & V-Lookup
  • Google and Microsoft suite proficiency required
  • Experience with SAP or Oracle ERP is a plus
  • Familiarity with SOX is a plus
  • Experience or knowledge with cryptocurrency is a plus
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