Senior Tax Technology Accountant


Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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. In our first decade, Kraken has risen to become one of the largest, most successful and respected crypto exchanges on the planet. 
We are changing the way the world thinks about finance and our range of successful products are playing a critical role in the mainstream adoption of crypto assets. We continue to trail-blaze into new territory with the introduction of Kraken Bank, providing a more seamless integration between crypto and the traditional financial system. This makes us the first crypto company (ever) to be awarded a U.S. state banking charter. 
Our diverse group of 2,000+ Krakenites are distributed all over the world as part of our 'remote first' culture, united by a shared passion for delighting customers, upholding crypto values and achieving our meaningful mission. We attract people who push themselves to improve, are radically transparent and think differently in order to unlock their potential. 
Crypto is a rapidly evolving industry and we’re just getting started. We’re growing fast and you're invited to join the revolution!
About the role:
The Senior Tax Technology Accountant is a key contributor to the success of Kraken’s Tax and global Finance team.  We are a collaborative team of tax professionals excited by the opportunity to be challenged by a completely new and emerging field of tax law.  We work across numerous functions within Kraken on a regular basis, and work with each other to tackle challenging and technical tax issues quickly in partnership with product, finance, legal, business development, and other functions. This highly visible role will require dynamic interactions with Kraken FP&A, Operations, Data Team, Controllership and Treasury to optimize the firm's data needs for cash taxes, tax accruals, tax reporting, intercompany arrangements and legal entity structuring.

What you'll do:

  • Supports tax planning and forecasting for the company
  • Work with large, complex data sets to build tax planning models and leverage data visualization tools
  • Produce analytics to support complex data analysis, and provide recommendations
  • Translate conceptual user requirements into functional requirements in a clear manner to the data / information technology teams
  • Support the team with the data gathering process including building and customizing reports
  • Updating and maintaining tax provisioning and compliance models for the firm
  • Support ad-hoc analysis and special projects
  • Identify and implement improvements to internal processes to increase efficiencies and reduce risk
  • Maintain productive working relationships within finance, operations teams, product, management, engineering, and other stakeholders
  • In partnership with the information technology department, prototype, develop, enhance, and implement technology solutions and best practices.
  • Co-develop processes within tax to understand data requirements and ensure timely completion of tasks

Who you are:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or Statistics  
  • Minimum 3 years of related experience 
  • Working knowledge of general US tax principles and ASC 740
  • Proficiency with various tax software
  • Superior skills in Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets
  • Working experience with analytical /visualization applications (e.g., Power BI) is a plus.
  • Experience in working with software developers to communicate business requirements
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical capabilities
  • Self-starter who is comfortable working both independently as well as within a collaborative team environment
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.
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