Accounting Manager

Website Kraken Digital Asset Exchange

Kraken is a crypto exchange for everyone

About the job
Building the Internet of Money

Our Krakenites are a world-class team with crypto conviction, united by our desire to discover and unlock the potential of crypto and blockchain technology.

What makes us different? Kraken is a mission-focused company rooted in crypto values. As a Krakenite, you’ll join us on our mission to accelerate the global adoption of crypto, so that everyone can achieve financial freedom and inclusion. For over a decade, Kraken’s focus on our mission and crypto ethos has attracted many of the most talented crypto experts in the world.

Before you apply, please read the Kraken Culture page to learn more about our internal culture, values, and mission.

As a fully remote company, we have Krakenites in 60+ countries who speak over 50 languages. Krakenites are industry pioneers who develop premium crypto products for experienced traders, institutions, and newcomers to the space. Kraken is committed to industry-leading security, crypto education, and world-class client support through our products like Kraken Pro , Kraken NFT , and Cryptowatch .

Become a Krakenite and build the internet of money!

About The Team

The Accounting team plays a pivotal role at Kraken. We are an agile globally distributed team of accountants, a group of hard-working crypto enthusiasts, who are shaping the future of crypto accounting.

The Opportunity

Review and approve business unit transactions before they are recorded in the general ledger
Reconcile G/L accounts and review G/L account reconciliations prepared by others
Take ownership of business unit general ledgers, understand the regulatory requirements in the jurisdiction of the business unit and be a point of contact for statutory audits
Ensure that business unit transactions are recorded in a timely, accuracy, and complete manner
Prepare business unit financial statements
Interact effectively with multiple business units throughout the company; Payroll, Accounts Payable, Platform Operations, Tax, Treasury, Legal, Human Resources and Compliance
Assist in the implementation of internal controls and accounting processes and procedures including documentation of process narratives, process flowcharts etc.
Assist with the adoption of new U.S. GAAP accounting standards including coordinating with accounting process owners, developing implementation plans, and executing process, system, and financial reporting disclosure changes
Interact with internal and external auditors
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
Perform ad-hoc tasks as needed


Skills You Should HODL

University degree in Accounting or equivalent with at least 7 years of relevant working experience
Chartered Accountant preferred
Experienced in IFRS and UK or Irish GAAP
Background in accounting for financial services, fintech, banking, or an exchange strongly preferred
Experienced working in multi-entity organization with complex intercompany structure
Collaborative, innovative, flexible, and adept at building relationships across the organization
Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
Attention to detail and ability to understand complex financial transactions and technical accounting concepts in a regulatory environment
Ability to work independently and adjust priorities to achieve accurate and timely results
Excellent presentation skills, including strong oral and writing capabilities
Google and Microsoft suite proficiency required, including having such skills in excel such as utilizing pivot tables, VLOOKUP, INDEX MATCH, SUMIF
Working experience with ERP systems such as Netsuite or Oracle
Experience or knowledge in cryptocurrency is preferred


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Kraken is powered by people from around the world and we celebrate all Krakenites for their diverse talents, backgrounds, contributions and unique perspectives. We hire strictly based on merit, meaning we seek out the candidates with the right abilities, knowledge, and skills considered the most suitable for the job. 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. Whether that’s based on race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws.

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