Job Description


Joining our Global Finance Team, you'll become a vital part of a crucial team dedicated to implementing cutting-edge accounting principles within the dynamic cryptocurrency industry. Our mission at Kraken is to pave the way for financial freedom and widespread crypto adoption, and your role will play a pivotal role in ensuring our organization operates smoothly towards this goal.Reporting directly to the Accounting Manager, you'll be responsible for a range of tasks including month-end closings, handling audit requests, and spearheading ad hoc system optimization projects. Life here is never dull, you'll collaborate with a team of exceptional talents who share your passion and commitment to shaping the future of crypto. If you're driven by a shared vision and thrive on challenges, our team offers the perfect environment for you to excel and grow. Join us on this exciting journey towards revolutionizing the financial landscape!The Opportunity:

  • Responsible for month end general accrual preparation, collaborate with AP team/FP&A team/treasury team on monthly accruals and accrual related system integrations.
  • Execute month-end close processes, including but not limited to journal entry preparation, balance sheet account reconciliation and intercompany activity reconciliation
  • Perform commission accruals and reconciliation processes, fostering collaboration with business group liaisons to ensure accurate commission reconciliations
  • Conduct financial statement flux analysis at the entity level for subsidiary companies, including drafting trend analysis and variance analysis reports.
  • Responsible for the audit schedules preparation and ad hoc audit supports.Work closely with FXN to drive system integrations and optimizations.
  • Embrace and uphold the team's culture of open-mindedness and a proactive 'can-do' attitude
  • Possess the capability and willingness to adapt to rapidly changing priorities with agility.

Skills you should HODL:

  • Minimum Diploma/Degree in Accounting with at least 4 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

Nice to have:

  • Familiarity with SOX is a plus
  • Working experience with ERP systems (Netsuite is a plus)
  • Experience or knowledge in cryptocurrency is preferred

  • Accounting
  • Excel
  • Team Collaboration
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