Overview

Kraken is one of the largest and most successful bitcoin exchanges in the world and we’re growing faster than ever. We’re looking for people who constantly push themselves to think differently and chart exciting new paths in a rapidly growing industry. Kraken is a diverse group of dreamers and doers, we truly believe our success depends on having both in spades. Join us and the movement to change the way the world thinks about money.

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 and junior accountant 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
  • 7+ years Industry Accounting experience
  • Experience with accounting for complex business entities especially a parent organization with multiple subsidiaries
  • Public Audit experience required
  • Background in accounting for financial services, fintech, banking, or an exchange required
  • 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