Corporate Controller (Director) – Ireland

Ripple | Building the Internet of Value. Enabling the world to move value the way information moves today


Discover why hundreds of financial institutions choose RippleNet to provide a better payments experience and enable greater economic opportunity for everyone, everywhere.


San Francisco, CA, USA


Job Description

Ripple is expanding its global footprint and looking to hire a Corporate Controller for its Ireland subsidiary., which will support all of our operations in the EU and UK. As the first Finance hire for the Ireland entity, located in Dublin, the Corporate Controller will oversee all aspects of accounting, play a key role in establishing scalable finance operations and build a high performing team to support the growing business in the EU and the ongoing operations in the UK. Reporting to the Global Controller, this will be a high visibility role that will collaborate cross functionally with all levels within the organization.


  • Build the local accounting function from the ground up making the recommendations on team structure and strategic finance team hires
  • Implement and standardize scalable processes for all major finance cycles including, but not limited to, Revenue Recognition, Procure to Pay, Order to collect, Financial Reporting/Month End Close, Intercompany and Crypto Operations
  • Be a functional expert in local accounting and financial reporting related matters and work with the Global Consolidations team in ensuring appropriate consolidation and timely reporting
  • Collaborate with the Global FP&A team in creating stand alone budgets and forecasts
  • Manage the operations of our crypto holdings
  • Lead any local audits, statutory filings and regulatory filings ensuring accuracy and timeliness
  • Hire, develop and lead a high performing team to support the growth of the Ireland operations
  • Implement appropriate financial systems as needed
  • Build scalable month end and reporting processes to ensure timely reporting to US parent company



  • At least 10 years of experience in a combination of industry, preferably in FinTech, and public accounting experience with at least 5 years in a general accounting or controllership function
  • Bachelors degree and a Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or similar) with financial audit experience in the FinTech industry preferred. Experience working with financial service regulators a plus.
  • Someone that is excited to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment and own critical decision-making responsibilities to build the team
  • We are a crypto company and looking to build breakthrough crypto solutions. A general interest and understanding the of the crypto industry will be a key to success
  • Must be proficient in the local EU and UK accounting principles and have an understanding of US GAAP
  • The proven ability to design and implement effective operational controls and processes in a highly regulated environment
  • The position requires a strong business sense and the ability to understand the big picture while being detail-oriented
  • Has the experience independently building out an accounting function from the ground up, hiring top talent, and making key decisions on structure and systems
  • A proven ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization and to build strong working relationships
  • Proficient with Intacct or a similar ERP required
  • Preferred experience with reporting to a US based parent company
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


  • The chance to work in a fast-paced start-up environment with experienced industry leaders
  • A learning environment where you can dive deep into the latest technologies and make an impact
  • Competitive salary and equity
  • Medical, dental, and vision with 100% employer contributions for employees and dependents
  • Industry-leading parental leave policies
  • Generous wellness reimbursement program
  • Employee giving donation match
  • Modern office location in Bank/Central London
  • Weekly company meeting – ask me anything style discussions with our Leadership Team
  • Training in our Headquarters in San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Team outings to sports games, happy hours, game nights and more!


Ripple is doing for value what the internet did for information: enabling its instant and seamless flow around the world. We call this the Internet of Value (IoV). Using blockchain and cryptocurrency technology, Ripple is dedicated to creating powerful gains in financial efficiency, equity and inclusion. In addition, Ripple is developing and enabling the future use cases that will catalyze the new digital economy for governments, businesses and consumers.

Ripple has offices in San Francisco (HQ), New York, London, Mumbai, Singapore, São Paulo, Reykjavík, Washington D.C. and Dubai.

Ripple is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. 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.
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