Senior Accountant

 Chainlink Labs ( View website )
 June 9, 2021
 Austin TX / Remote
All roles with Chainlink Labs are globally remote based. We encourage you to apply regardless of your location.
Chainlink is the industry standard oracle network for connecting smart contracts to the real world. With Chainlink, developers can build hybrid smart contracts that combine on-chain code with an extensive collection of secure off-chain services powered by Decentralized Oracle Networks. Managed by a global, decentralized community of hundreds of thousands of people, Chainlink is introducing a fairer model for contracts. Its network currently secures billions of dollars in value for smart contracts across the decentralized finance (DeFi), insurance, and gaming ecosystems, among others. The full vision of the Chainlink Network can be found in the Chainlink 2.0 whitepaper. Chainlink is trusted by hundreds of organizations—from global enterprises to projects at the forefront of the blockchain economy—to deliver definitive truth via secure, reliable data.  
Chainlink has already experienced huge success in its core verticals and is poised for a rapid expansion into new use cases. Our ambitions are limitless, and we believe this open source technology can and will change the world.
This is a career-defining opportunity to join a dynamic and growing finance team in a fast-growing tech company and help build the financial reporting function within the organization. A successful candidate will take ownership of the financial reporting and compliance in line with regulatory framework as well as executing month-end closing processes as the business scales. 
 
This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic team and be a part of the rapidly evolving and exciting blockchain industry.

Your Impact

  • Lead the financial reporting team in month-end closing, financial reporting, and various other regulatory reporting requirements for several entities
  • Manage relationships with advisors to ensure the correct accounting treatment of complex transactions
  • Liaising with advisors to ensure quarterly, year-end, and other statutory deadlines are adhered to
  • Review journal entries timely and ensure data input is complete and accurate
  • Manage relevant documentation for accounting policies and regulations as an internal reference point
  • Maintain general ledger mapping for multiple entities
  • Ensure timely remittance and filings for all jurisdictions through routine review and reconciliation
  • General support across the wider finance team, opportunity to see and learn new skill sets
  • Requirements

  • 5+ years of proven experience of self-motivated working in a similar role. Strong knowledge of Accounting best practices is a must
  • Experience with financial reporting under US GAAP is a must
  • CPA qualified or equivalent with at least 2 years post-qualified relevant experience
  • Genuine interest in the blockchain industry and understanding of the ecosystem
  • A passion for and experience leveraging systems and driving process improvements
  • Strong technical and analytical aptitude.
  • Proactive and focused on process improvement
  • Ability to manage competing priorities
  • Able to work autonomously and take ownership with little supervision
  • Nice to have

  • ERP experience is a plus
  • Knowledge in transacting DeFi transactions within the blockchain space is a plus
  • Experience in preparing consolidated financial statements under US GAAP is a plus
  • Experience with financial reporting under UK GAAP for UK entities is a plus
  • Chainlink is the industry standard oracle network for connecting smart contracts to the real world. With Chainlink, developers can build hybrid smart contracts that combine on-chain code with an extensive collection of secure off-chain services powered by Decentralized Oracle Networks. Managed by a global, decentralized community of hundreds of thousands of people, Chainlink is introducing a fairer model for contracts. Its network currently secures billions of dollars in value for smart contracts across the decentralized finance (DeFi), insurance, and gaming ecosystems, among others. The full vision of the Chainlink Network can be found in the Chainlink 2.0 whitepaper. Chainlink is trusted by hundreds of organizations—from global enterprises to projects at the forefront of the blockchain economy—to deliver definitive truth via secure, reliable data.  
    This role is location agnostic anywhere in the world, but we ask that you overlap some working hours with Eastern Standard Time (EST).
    We are a fully distributed team and have the tools and benefits to support you in your remote work environment.
    Chainlink Labs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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