Technical Accounting Policy Manager

Remote /
Accounting and Finance /
Remote Full-time
About Kraken

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About the Role:

The Manager of Accounting Policy will be an integral part of the Finance Team and will work closely with Finance and Accounting leadership cohorts. This role reports to the Director of Technical Accounting. 

The Manager of Accounting Policy and Financial Transactions is a key member of the Accounting and Finance Team and serves as an accounting subject matter expert to support global Kraken accounting processes and financial transactions. This role is responsible for implementation and oversight of the global Kraken accounting and finance policies and supports M&A teams on a broad spectrum of technical accounting matters. Responsibilities also include assisting with the preparation of financial statements and evaluation of complex technical accounting issues as needed.

What you'll do:

    • Serve as a U.S. GAAP and Kraken accounting policy subject matter expert
    • Provide counsel to internal stakeholders including interpretation, application, and implementation of accounting and finance policies 
    • 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
    • Assist with preparation and review of disclosures in Kraken’s financial statements

Who you are:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required, CPA and MBA preferred
    • Minimum of 10-years progressive experience in corporate accounting and/or public accounting, cryptocurrency industry experience a plus
    • Strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP accounting and financial reporting requirements, IFRS a plus
    • Previous experience in business combinations, derivatives and complex financial instruments
    • Understanding of complex business and information technology management processes and controls
    • Attention to detail and ability to evaluate financial concepts and complex transactions
    • Ability to work independently and adjust priorities to achieve accurate and timely results
    • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) and ability to collaborate across functions
Location Tagging: #US

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