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The global financial ecosystem is changing. Revolutionary blockchain technology has unlocked the potential for people around the world to have more equal access to wealth and information. This transformation has begun with the mass global adoption of cryptocurrencies but like all new financial systems, it needs greater trust to realize its full potential and remain safe from bad actors. That’s where we come in. The Chainalysis blockchain data platform enables businesses, governments, and banks to solve the world’s most high-profile criminal cases, paving the way for an economy built on blockchains.
The Accounting & Finance team at Chainalysis splits their time between fine-tuning the details and evaluating the 30,000 foot view of our business. Our job is to help the company plan for growth by investing in the right resources and audit our expenditures and revenues to ensure we’re being fiscally responsible. We are looking for a Senior Technical Accountant. This person will work on technical accounting projects. This person will also help build robust and scalable financial reporting processes and controls from the ground up to ensure we close each quarter and year-end at a public company standard. The ideal candidate will be able to think independently, be able to multi-task, and a proactive worker. In one year you’ll know you were successful if… Assist in performing accounting analysis, draft memorandums, and provide technical accounting guidance on the following areas of US GAAP (not intended to be all inclusive): Preferred Stock, Warrants, Business Combinations, Consolidation, Stock-Based Compensation, Foreign Currency, Leases, & Internally Developed Software. Consider implication of new accounting pronouncements relevant to the Company on the financial statements, disclosures, and current accounting policies Collaborate with other Finance and cross-functional teams on monthly close matters, including financial statement and footnote preparation. Other special projects and duties as assigned including assisting with internal and external audits. Create and maintain documentation of accounting policies and ensure that key processes are performed as prescribed. Contribute in the preparation of timely, accurate and meaningful internal and external financial statements and management report Provide training to accounting team for current policies, new / updated accounting guidance, and other complex areas of accounting A background like this helps: Related revenue accounting experience, preferably within the SaaS/FinTech environment. Big 4 experience & CPA is a plus. Oral and written communication skills to interact with upper levels of management. Understand how to effectively work with other business groups to accomplish goals. Data-oriented and unfazed by large datasets. Strong organizational and project management skills. Ability to prioritize and manage time appropriately. Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills. Hands-on, flexible, and a team player able to function in a fast-paced, agile environment. Experience researching, applying, and documenting accounting rules. Understanding of month end close, GAAP, SOX and audit concepts and requirements required. Experience working with Salesforce, FinancialForce and NetSuite is strongly preferred. #LI-DP1 At Chainalysis, we help government agencies, cryptocurrency businesses, and financial institutions track and investigate illicit activity on the blockchain, allowing them to engage confidently with cryptocurrency. We take care of our people with great benefits, professional development opportunities, and fun. You belong here. At Chainalysis, we believe that diversity of experience and thought makes us stronger. With both customers and employees around the world, we are committed to ensuring our team reflects the unique communities around us. Some of the ways we’re ensuring we keep learning are an internal Diversity Committee, Days of Reflection throughout the year including International Women’s Day, Juneteenth, Harvey Milk Day, and International Migrant’s Day, and a commitment to continue revisiting and reevaluating our diversity culture. We encourage applicants across any race, ethnicity, gender/gender expression, age, spirituality, ability, experience and more. Additionally, if you need any accommodations to make our interview process more accessible to you due to a disability, don't hesitate to let us know. You can learn more here. We can’t wait to meet you.