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Accounting & Financial Reporting, Accountant

Chainlink

Chainlink

Accounting & Finance
Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024
Chainlink Labs, a leading tech company in the blockchain industry, is seeking a Financial Accounting and Reporting Accountant to join its dynamic finance team. The ideal candidate will take ownership of financial reporting, manage statutory audits, establish internal controls, and develop accounting policies. With at least 2+ years of experience in similar roles and a strong understanding of US GAAP, particularly ASC 606, the right hire will ensure accurate month-end closings across multiple entities. The role requires collaboration with cross-functional teams and a proactive approach to process improvement.

Objectives of this Role

  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the company's financial reporting processes and internal controls, ensuring accurate and timely month-end closing.
  • Successfully manage statutory audits for relevant jurisdictions, ensuring compliance with regulatory frameworks and deadlines.
  • Initiate the establishment and implementation of accounting policies and internal control procedures to improve financial reporting efficiency and accuracy.
  • Within the first 12 months:
  • Build strong relationships with cross-functional stakeholders to facilitate smooth communication and collaboration in financial reporting.
  • Take ownership of the financial reporting function, assisting in complex accounting transactions and providing support to the wider finance team on internal control and accounting policy matters.

Skills & Qualfications

  • 2+ years of proven experience in a similar role, demonstrating self-motivation and autonomy.
  • Familiarity with internal control design evaluation and monitoring activities.
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, particularly ASC 606, with exposure to other accounting frameworks.
  • Ability to manage and lead statutory audits for multiple entities, adhering to regulatory deadlines.
  • Effective partnership with internal stakeholders, including Tax, FP&A, Legal, and HR.
  • Experience with ASC 606 and preparation of consolidated financial statements under US GAAP.
  • Analytical aptitude and proactive approach to process improvement.
  • CPA qualification or progression towards the designation or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with financial reporting under IFRS.
  • Experience with ERP systems and process improvement leveraging systems.
  • Experience with SAAS or Web3 Companies.
  • Knowledge in transacting DeFi transactions within the blockchain space.
  • Interest in and passion for the rapidly evolving blockchain industry.