Settlements Specialist - North America

United States

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 Settlements Specialist is a key contributor to the success of Kraken’s Treasury and global finance team. This highly visible role will require dynamic interactions with Kraken teams OTC trading desk, Gateway Operations, Account Managers/CE. and Finance providing active solutions to optimize the firm's liquidity, cash management, funding needs.
Please note that weekend work will be required 1- 2 times per month in this position

What you'll do:

  • Facilitate treasury and cash management functions including but not limited to rebalancing of fiat and crypto accounts, interest calculations, bank fee validations, and funding decisions  
  • Manage end to end OTC settlement requests, efficiently processing payables and receivables via bank wire and crypto transactions
  • Coordinate with global team members to analyze balances trends, monitor thresholds, and execute payments to rebalance operating and custodial assets
  • Research and resolution of financial and non-financial inquiries received via internal/external messaging systems
  • Produce analytics to support transaction activity, trends, and recommendations
  • Maintain productive working relationships with our banking partners, operations teams, product, management, dev ops, and other stakeholders

Who you are:

  • 2-4 years experience in a payments, trading, settlement and or finance operations related role
  • Ability to work fully remote supporting the US time zones (ideally PST)
  • Ability to adapt and thrive in a transactional environment requiring urgency an vigilance
  • Demonstrates the highest level analytical and data management skills
  • Database knowledge and understanding account based systems and processes
  • Intermediate understanding of Bitcoin and digital assets infrastructure and markets     
  • Minimum intermediate skill level in Excel/Google Sheets  
  • Knowledge of SQL queries and database structure is a big plus
  • Security and privacy focused
  • English communication skills (other languages a plus)
We’re powered by people from around the world with their own unique and diverse experiences. We value all Krakenites and their talents, contributions, and perspectives, regardless of their background. 
As an equal opportunity employer we don’t tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Whether that’s based on race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws. 
Check out all our open roles at https://www.kraken.com/careers.  
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