Member of Accounting Team, Brokerage

at Anchorage Digital

United States
311 d. ago
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Member of Accounting Team, Brokerage

United States /
Finance /
Full-Time Remote
/ Remote

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At Anchorage Digital we are building the world’s most advanced digital asset platform for institutions to participate in crypto.

Founded in 2017, Anchorage Digital is a regulated crypto platform that provides institutions with integrated financial services and infrastructure solutions. With the first federally chartered crypto bank in the US, Anchorage Digital offers institutions an unparalleled combination of secure custody, regulatory compliance, product breadth, and client service. We’re looking to diversify our team with people who are humble, creative, and eager to learn.

We are a remote friendly, global team, but provide the option of working in-office in San Francisco, New York City, Indianapolis, Sioux Falls, Porto, and Singapore.

This Member of the Accounting Team will play a critical role in accounting for brokerage-related activities. Specific areas of coverage include: commissions, trading gains/losses, inventory, counterparty balances and fees. They will also work cross-functionally to help us design, automate and implement new systems and processes as we build for scale.

As a Member of the Accounting Team you will:

    • Perform daily and month end processes including preparing journal entries, reconciliations, inventory calculations and supporting schedules
    • Interface with brokerage and operations teams to obtain information and work with the Team Lead to determine accounting treatment of transactions
    • Support Team Lead in implementing Bitwave in order to track company’s cost basis of internal crypto and to support recording of brokerage journal entries 
    • Identify, recommend and implement process improvements and system enhancements
    • Calculate brokerage commissions and trading gains/losses as well as prepare aging schedules
    • Record cash and crypto activity and prepare supporting documentation
    • Assist with regulatory reporting and creation of reports 
    • Support and respond to audit and examination requests
    • Perform ad-hoc cross-functional projects as requested

You may be a fit for this role if:

    • You have 3-5 years of related accounting experience and a degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, or a related field 
    • You have working knowledge of US GAAP and SOX compliance
    • You have excellent communication skills, organizational abilities, and are a proven self-motivator 
    • You have experience with Netsuite, Blackline, Bitwave, Sovos or similar software packages
    • You have experience in the design and implementation of new controls and processes
    • You have an interest in accounting for digital assets and evolving markets

Although not a requirement, bonus points if:

    • CPA preferred but not required
    • You have experience at a crypto or blockchain firm, or a passion for the industry
    • You can write Python scripts, SQL queries or build data integrations into Google Sheets/Excel
    • You’ve helped design custom finance and/or accounting systems
    • Series 27 or Series 99 is a plus
    • You keep up to date with the proliferation of blockchain and crypto innovations
About Anchorage Digital: Who we are

The Anchorage Village, what we call our team, brings together the brightest minds from platform security, financial services, and distributed ledger technology to provide the building blocks that empower institutions to safely participate in  the evolving digital asset ecosystem. As  a diverse team of more than 300 members, we are united in one common goal: building the future of finance by providing the foundation upon which value moves safely in the new global economy. 

Anchorage Digital is committed to being a welcoming and inclusive workplace for everyone, and we are intentional about making sure people feel respected, supported and connected at work—regardless of who you are or where you come from. We value and celebrate our differences and we believe being open about who we are allows us to do the best work of our lives.
Anchorage Digital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against qualified applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual preference, sexual identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law, rule, or regulation.

Protecting your privacy rights is important to Anchorage Digital, and we work to maintain the trust and confidence of our clients when handling personal or financial information. Please see our privacy policy notices here.

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