Senior Accountant, Compensation & Equity

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

We are looking for a collaborative and critical thinking individual to join our growing accounting team at Ripple. The Senior Accountant – Compensation and Equity will be responsible for the timely and accurate recording of our Payroll and Equity accounts. This is a great opportunity for an individual that enjoys improving and building processes, being in the details and welcomes challenges.

To be successful in this role, you should have a strong accounting background and experience navigating through complex equity plans, such as RSUs and Stock options. You will also play a pivotal role in the global payroll process.  In addition, you should be able to accurately maintain a general ledger and ensure compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). You should also have excellent communication, organizational and analytical skills. Additionally, you should have a genuine interest in the blockchain industry and understanding of the ecosystem.


  • Own all Payroll and Equity aspects of the monthly financial close process in collaboration with other General Ledger team members
  • Record journal entries and prepare balance sheet reconciliations for Company’s payroll and equity-related accounts
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly equity and payroll expense workpapers
  • Work closely with external auditors on regulated and consolidated audits
  • Collaborate with Payroll, Equity, FP&A, Tax, Legal and other cross-functional teams to gather data, improve processes, and support business needs
  • Comply with SOX requirements while performing the above tasks and participate in documentation and roll-out of new SOX compliant processes
  • Work closely with the Accounting Manager on ad-hoc projects primarily focused on streamlining processes while maintaining financial statement accuracy


  • Bachelor’s Degree required (degree in Accounting/Finance is preferred)
  • Minimum of 5+ years in the field of Accounting or equivalent (public accounting experience is a plus)
  • CPA preferred
  • Comprehensive and current understanding of ASC 718
  • Prior working knowledge of Equity and Payroll Administration
  • Familiarity of standard payroll reports as well as previous payroll experience
  • Understanding of US GAAP
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Familiarity with enterprise accounting systems (Intacct and/or mid-tier accounting systems is a plus)
  • Collaborative approach to working on projects with a team that values diverse perspectives
  • Excellent time management and project management skills
  • Detail oriented with strong analytical skills and self-driven initiative
  • Strong 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
  • 100% paid medical and dental and 95% paid vision insurance for employees starting on your first day
  • 401k (with match), fully paid parental leave, commuter benefits
  • Industry-leading parental leave policies
  • Generous wellness reimbursement and weekly onsite programs
  • Flexible vacation policy – work with your manager to take time off when you need it
  • Employee giving match
  • Weekly company meeting – ask me anything style discussion with our Leadership Team
  • Team outings to sports games, happy hours, game nights and more!


Ripple provides one frictionless experience to send money globally using the power of blockchain. By joining Ripple’s growing, global network (RippleNet), financial institutions can process their customers’ payments anywhere in the world instantly, reliably and cost-effectively. Banks and payment providers can use the digital asset XRP to further reduce their costs and access new markets.

With offices in San Francisco, New York, London, Mumbai, Singapore, São Paulo, Reykjavík, Washington D.C. and Dubai, Ripple has more than 300 customers around the world.

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.
Apply for job

To apply for this job please visit


Add New Company