Strategic Finance Associate




About Kraken



Our mission is to accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrency so that you and the rest of the world can achieve financial freedom and inclusion.  Founded in 2011 and with over 4 million clients, Kraken is one of the world's largest, most successful bitcoin exchanges and we're growing faster than ever. Our range of successful products are playing an important role in the mainstream adoption of crypto assets.  We attract people who constantly push themselves to think differently and chart exciting new paths in a rapidly growing industry. Kraken is a diverse group of dreamers and doers who see value in being radically transparent. Let's change the way the world thinks about money! Join the revolution!



About the role:



This role will be part of the Strategic Finance team at Kraken and will support critically important projects across Finance and cross-functionally with other Kraken departments as well.



What you'll do:



    • Assist the Strategic Finance team in rolling out and improving Finance team’s KPI reporting

    • Manage the collection of and reporting of Finance team’s KPIs 

    • Support the creation of content for, and management of quarterly Board Meetings including developing summaries of financial updates 

    • Project manage and assist in cross-company and cross-functional initiatives led by the Finance team e.g. finance/accounting/treasury/tax implications of new product / services introduced etc. 

    • Support the Finance team in creating high-quality communications (presentations, memos, project summaries, etc.) across projects and for various audiences (e.g. Board, executives, employees)

    • Setup project management roadmaps and workplans across various projects across the Finance team

    • Leverage existing databases maintained by the Data/Platform Accounting teams to create advanced reports / data visualization using BI tools to help better reflect Kraken’s performance and inform ongoing projects 

    • Increase the productivity and efficiency of the Strategic Finance team by creating best-in-class tools, processes and reports that lead to automation of manual and recurring tasks






Who you are:



    • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, or accounting 

    • 2-4 years of experience in a Business Analyst role with demonstrated strong data analysis skills 

    • Prior work experience in the FinTech, Financial Services, or Business Consulting industries preferred

    • Strong proficiency in PowerPoint, Keynote, Excel, GSuite (Google Sheets)

    • Solid understanding of financial statements, financial ratios and principles (e.g. profit margins, EBITDA, etc.)

    • Familiarity with project management tools such as Trello, Asana, Jira, or other

    • Prior experience in a Project Manager position or role 

    • Attention to detail and first run accuracy is required

    • Ability to provide structure and progress projects towards completion via collaboration with multiple functions across the organization 

    • Problem solving and investigative skills, coupled with a creative analytical orientation

    • Ability to work in a deadline driven and multi-task environment

    • Intrinsic motivation with a strong desire to make a positive impact on the organization

    • Understanding and familiarity with cryptocurrency is a plus




We’re powered by people from around the world with their own unique backgrounds and experiences. We value all Krakenites and their talents, contributions, and perspectives.



Check out all our open roles at https://jobs.lever.co/kraken. We’re excited to see what you’re made of.  



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