Kraken - Senior Staff Accountant - Singapore

Senior Staff Accountant - Singapore

Kraken - Singapore, Central Singapore Community Development Council, Singapore

Job description

By joining Kraken, you’ll work on the bleeding edge of bitcoin and other digital currencies, and play an important role in helping shape the future of how the world sees and uses money. At Kraken, we constantly push ourselves to think differently and forge new paths in a rapidly growing industry fraught with unexplored territory, which is why Kraken has grown to be among the largest and most successful bitcoin exchanges in the world. If you’re truly interested in pushing the envelope by disrupting an industry that some say cannot be disrupted, then we just might have the job meant for you. Kraken is a place for dreamers and doers - to succeed here, we firmly believe you must possess each in spades. 


- Execute the monthly close process, including preparation of journal entries, account analyses, and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts

- Responsible for the amortization of intangible assets and depreciation of fixed assets

- Responsible for the reconciling prepaid and accrual accounts

- Assist in the preparation of quarterly audit binders and related schedules for all entities

- Perform intercompany accounting including reconciling intercompany billing and receivables between all entities and ensure elimination of intercompany accounts

- Maintaining the department codes and chart of accounts

- Work with Treasury and other departments to ensure proper accounting treatments of complex structures within the company

- Coach and mentor the accounts payable personnel

- Assist in the implementation of a new accounting/ERP system

- Assist in the implementation of internal controls and accounting processes and procedures

- Perform ad-hoc research and projects as needed


- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or Economics

- CPA in good standing

- 5+ years of prior accounting experience

- Experience working at public companies

- Industry experience in financial services, fintech, banking, or exchange strongly preferred

- Experience with accounting for complex business entities especially a parent organization with multiple subsidiaries

- Knowledge of GAAP and IFRS required

- Collaborative, innovative, flexible, and adept at building relationships across the organization

- Experience working with multiple projects and deliverables in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

- Excellent presentation skills, including strong oral and writing capabilities

- Expert knowledge of Microsoft Excel functions including macros, pivot tables, H & V-Lookup

- Google and Microsoft suite proficiency required

- Big 4 or audit background preferred

- Experience with SAP or Oracle ERP is a plus

- Familiarity with SOX is a plus

- Experience or knowledge with cryptocurrency is a plus


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