Assurance Senior Manager/Partner (Blockchain)

San Francisco, CA / San Jose, CA
Assurance – Core /
Full-time /
Hybrid
BPM – where caring and community is in our company DNA; we are always striving to be our best selves; and we’re compelled to ask the questions that lead to innovation. The rapid rise of the blockchain and digital assets is disrupting and transforming how we do business today and it will change how we do business tomorrow. There is not a better time to join our BPM Blockchain and Digital Assets practice. We are looking for a passionate Assurance Partner serving an evolving and exciting industry. Join our BPM blockchain and digital assets team, a team that loves serving our clients as well as helping our clients become successful. This team works with many large crypto entities including exchanges, wallets, miners, trading platform, funds with activities in DeFi, mining, staking, lending and NFTs.  
 
Working with BPM means using your experiences, broadening your skills, and reaching your full potential in work and life—while also making a positive difference for your clients, colleagues, and communities.  Our shared entrepreneurial spirit drives us to see and do things differently.  Our passion for people makes BPM a place where everyone feels welcome, valued, and part of something bigger. Because People Matter. 
 
What you get: 
·         Total rewards package: from flexible work arrangements to personalized benefit structures and financial compensation options that give you choice and flexibility 
·         Well-being resources: interactive wellness platform and incentives, an employee assistance program and mental health resources, and Colleague Resource Groups (CRGs)
·         Balance & flexibility: 14 Firm Holidays including 2 floating, Flex PTO, paid family leave, winter break, summer hours, and remote work options, so you can balance challenging yourself with taking care of yourself 
·         Professional development opportunities: A learning culture with CPA exam resources and bonuses, tuition reimbursement, a coach program, and live classes, workshops, and seminars through BPM University 
 
Who is successful at BPM:
 ·         Caring people who put others first 
·         Self-starters who embody the BPM entrepreneurial spirit 
·         Authentic individuals with a diverse point of view 
·         Lifelong learners with a drive to excel 
·         Resilient people who rise to the occasion 
 
Responsibilities: 
·         Work with the blockchain and digital assets leaders and partners.
·         Responsible for leading day-to-day execution and delivery of audit and advisory activities throughout the year.
·         Supervise associate level professionals and delegate engagement responsibilities.
·         Responsible for communicating and resolving audit matters that arise during the audit engagement with the support of the engagement manager.
·         Develop and maintain client relationships, thus driving client satisfaction.
·         Research, understand and apply complex accounting concepts and auditing procedures.
·         Draft financials and report audit findings (both verbal and written).
·         Develop, motivate, and mentor associates by providing training, regular feedback and career guidance while fostering a team environment.
 
Requirements: 
·         A PASSION for blockchain and digital assets.
·         Licensed CPA.
·         BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
·         MBA or other advanced degree preferred.
·         Experience in blockchain and digital assets is ideal, however, not necessary.
·         Familiarity with technical accounting matters common to the industry, such as token issuances, exchange/custodial accounting, DeFI, staking, lending, derivatives accounting, crypto basis tracking, etc.
·         Minimum of 12 plus years of audit experience.
·         Ability to be a leader, effectively managing a team of professionals while also handling multiple projects and client deadlines.
·         Prior experience in core assurance services conducting audit planning, developing audit programs, performing testing and preparing work papers is required.  
·         Knowledge of internal accounting controls, control testing, professional standards and regulations.
·         Knowledge of regulatory compliance requirements (money transmitters, BSA, AML/KYC, finance lenders, Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, NYDFS BitLicense, broker-dealers, Alternative Trading System (ATS), Futures Commission Merchants (FCM), and other CFTC/SEC regulations).
·         Superior analytical and problem-solving skills, and ability to conduct technical research required.
·         Excellent oral and written communication skills.
·         Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel and Word.
·         Understanding of the blockchain and digital assets technology ecosystem (smart contracts, block explorers, crypto tracking and accounting software, blockchain analysis, and other RegTech tools).
·         Ability to effectively market or sell professional services.
$160,000 - $185,000 a year
The salary range provided is intended for candidates in the San Francisco Bay Area who meet the minimum requirements of the position.  Candidates who do not reside in the San Francisco Bay Area, do not meet the minimum requirements, or exceed the requirements are encouraged to apply and a recruiter will provide you with a range specific to your location and qualifications.
Wondering if you should apply?

At BPM we are people who value people. We are progressive and purposeful. We are a firm with flexibility. Our
shared entrepreneurial spirit drives us to see and do things differently. And our passion for people makes BPM a place where everyone feels welcome, valued, and part of something bigger.

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