Assistant Controller

Binance | The world’s leading blockchain ecosystem and digital asset exchange

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Binance is the world’s leading blockchain and cryptocurrency infrastructure provider with a financial product suite that includes the largest digital asset exchange by volume. Trusted by millions worldwide, the Binance platform is dedicated to increasing the freedom of money for users, and features an unmatched portfolio of crypto products and offerings, including: trading and finance, education, data and research, social good, investment and incubation, decentralization and infrastructure solutions, and more.

Overview

Global

Binance

Job Description

Launched in 2019, Binance.US is the fastest growing and most integrated digital asset marketplace in the United States, powered by matching engine and wallet technologies license from the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange – Binance. Our mission is to provide liquidity, transparency, and efficiency to financial markets by creating products that leverage crypto to unlock the power of everything. We build bridges between traditional finance and digital markets that enable growth for all—empowering the future of finance. Binance.US is operated by BAM Trading Services.
Binance.US is seeking an Assistant Controller to oversee our global financial statement close process and support other key financial operations. You will be a finance leader reporting to the Corporate Controller. You will partner with stakeholders across the company in a dynamic and fast-paced environment to develop and execute initiatives that will streamline, automate, and improve the accuracy of the close process. You will play a crucial role in ensuring we continue to build a world-class accounting function while partnering across the business to ensure our systems and processes are running smoothly.

As an Assistant Controller you will…

    • Lead the day-to-day general ledger accounting activities, including reviewing journal entries and account reconciliations for both fiat and crypto accounts
    • Oversee the monthly financial close process. Own the GL and recording of all business transactions, including detailed analysis and reconciliation of all general ledger accounts, fiat and crypto
    • Ensures team deadlines for month-end close and financial reporting requirements are met and in accordance with accounting policies and standard operating/controls
    • Perform and/or review month-end financial statement analysis and flux commentaries
    • Attend monthly P&L review meetings, provide input regarding financial matters, and assist the Controller to identify issues early and assess their financial impact, if any
    • Manage the accounts payable team, overseeing and processing routine department activities such as initiating payments and wires, to ensure that they are completed accurately and on time
    • Prepare and monitor reports for daily cash positions and ensure adequate liquidity
    • Lead continuous improvement in the areas of accounting operations and financial reporting process/systems to increase automation and scale
    • Participate in cross-functional continuous improvement projects. Document proposed process improvements, leading to an improvement in operational accounting performance
    • Assist Corporate Controller with the development and maintenance of internal control structure, including developing, implementing, and maintaining global policies and procedures
    • Partner cross-functionally with Finance Operations, Technical Accounting, Tax, Legal, FP&A and Crypto Operations to execute strategic initiatives
    • Work closely with Corporate Controller to prepare regulatory reporting in US as required
    • Assist with review of payroll and related journal entries and reconciliations
    • Timely response to ad hoc requests from team members, operations and management
    • Support Corporate Controller with ad-hoc projects
    • Collaborates with Corporate Controller and other organizational team members to support overall department goals and objectives.

You may be a fit for this role if you have…

    • 6+ years of progressive accounting experience, including 2+ years of management experience
    • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field, CPA license is preferred (active or inactive)
    • Strong background in US GAAP, business processes
    • Preferably some years of audit experience
    • Background in accounting for financial services, fintech, banking, or an exchange strongly preferred
    • Collaborative, innovative, flexible, and adept at building relationships across the organization
    • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced, dynamic environment while maintaining accuracy and delivering against deadlines
    • Experience or knowledge of cryptocurrencies is a plus
    • Diligent, process-driven, and strong attention to detail
    • Experience with Enterprise ERP systems

Bonus

    • Direct professional experience with blockchain and cryptocurrency
    • Experience with Google Suite of products
    • Experience working at a high growth startup
    • SOX and / or SOC experience
    • Experience working with and/or implementing accounting software (ie. Netsuite)
Binance.US is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our mission is to give Americans access to a broad array of digital assets, and we thrive because of the diverse and inclusive team that we are building. We do not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual preference, sexual identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military status, or any other characteristic protected by local law or ordinance.  Unfortunately, we are not hiring in Colorado or New York City for this position.
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