Accounting Manager, GL Operations



Accounting & Finance, Operations
India · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, April 2, 2024

At Coinbase, our mission is to increase economic freedom around the world, and we couldn’t do this without hiring the best people. We’re a group of hard-working overachievers who are deeply focused on building the future of finance and Web3 for our users across the globe, whether they’re trading, storing, staking or using crypto. Know those people who always lead the group project? That’s us.

There are a few things we look for across all hires we make at Coinbase, regardless of role or team. First, we look for candidates who will thrive in a culture like ours, where we default to trust, embrace feedback, and disrupt ourselves. Second, we expect all employees to commit to our mission-focused approach to our work. Finally, we seek people who are excited to learn about and live crypto, because those are the folks who enjoy the intense moments in our sprint and recharge work culture. We’re a remote-first company looking to hire the absolute best talent all over the world.

Ready to #LiveCrypto? Who you are:

  • You’ve got positive energy. You’re optimistic about the future and determined to get there.
  • You’re never tired of learning. You want to be a pro in bleeding edge tech like DeFi, NFTs, DAOs, and Web 3.0.
  • You appreciate direct communication. You’re both an active communicator and an eager listener - because let’s face it, you can’t have one without the other. You’re cool with candid feedback and see every setback as an opportunity to grow.
  • You can pivot on the fly. Crypto is constantly evolving, so our priorities do, too. What you worked on last month may not be what you work on today, and that excites you. You’re not looking for a boring job.
  • You have a “can do” attitude. Our teams create high-quality work on quick timelines. Owning a problem doesn’t scare you, but rather empowers you to take 100% responsibility for achieving our mission.
  • You want to be part of a winning team. We’re stronger together, and you’re a person who embraces being pushed out of your comfort zone.

Coinbase India is looking for a highly motivated accounting professional to join our Global Accounting team and play a key role in our continued growth and achievement of operational excellence. The Accounting Manager, GL Operations must possess strong accounting, operational and managerial expertise, an ability to communicate and work with various teams inside of Finance (such as Tax, FP&A, Financial Reporting, Payroll and Accounts Payable), and a desire to make a meaningful impact on a dynamic, high-growth technology company.

Reporting to the Head of Finance, APAC, the Accounting Manager, GL Operations, will play a pivotal role in overseeing and managing portions of Coinbase Global’s operational accounting tasks as well as ensuring adherence to the nuanced regulatory framework in India and Singapore. The position will involve managing a team of over 5 individuals and will involve collaborating with a muti-national controllership org. This position will directly own the maintenance of the books of account under local country specific GAAP, Global accounting, expense accruals, prepaid expenses recording and reconciliation and will oversee Global Payroll accounting. The role will also require a good understanding of financial regulations in India and Singapore. The role will also include significant involvement in the month-end close process including accounting reconciliation and analysis. The role will need collaboration with various teams across the organization; design and implementation of controls and process improvements and assistance in streamlining the process and resolving accounting issues as they arise. This role requires someone with impeccable attention to detail, a financial and analytic mindset, and a strong desire to develop their career at a rapidly growing organization.

What you’ll be doing (ie. job duties):

  • Support in financial statement preparation and review, including external audit project management
  • Assist with review of reconciliations and supporting schedules prepared by junior members of the accounting team.
  • Support in ensuring accounting accuracy through identification of process improvements, variance analysis, and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Support Global accounting, including ensuring completeness of expense accruals, reconciling prepaid expenses and fixed asset balances
  • Prepare and provide supporting documentation for external audits, including international subsidiary statutory financial statements.
  • Ensure Compliance with local financial regulations for India and Singapore operations and support business operations as needed
  • Support with month end and quarter end close book close process and ensuring accounting and reconciliations are performed in a timely manner
  • Own the Company’s Global parallel books of accounts maintained in line with local country GAAP and maintain appropriate reconciliations and valid support for all adjustments.
  • Own and maintain various areas of the company’s operational accounting, review daily journals and review valid supporting schedules.
  • Oversee the Company’s Global Payroll accounting, including reconciliations and analytics
  • Participate in critical projects, including the transitioning to new external vendors, integration, automation or enhancements.
  • Maintain compliance with internal controls, policies and procedures.
  • Maintain up-to-date process documentation and procedures for all tasks.
  • Support ad hoc financial information requests and analyses and other special projects as assigned.

What we look for in you (ie. job requirements):

  • Chartered Accountant/CPA or related degree preferred;
  • 9+ years of post-qualification, core accounting experience; experience with a multinational company.
  • A mix of publicly-listed or high-growth start-up companies or public accounting is desired.
  • Expert knowledge and experience with IFRS and US GAAP
  • Solid technical skills - Excel, GSheets, ERP systems.
  • Knowledge of accounting month-end book close process.
  • International payroll knowledge is a plus.
  • Impeccable organization skills and the ability to manage high volume workloads simultaneously in a fast paced, hyper growth environment.
  • Proven ability to work well in a dynamic environment and be able to recommend and implement process improvements, work autonomously and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent time and self-management skills, ability to prioritize and multitask to meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work and collaborate with large teams and also ability to collaborate with cross functional teams.

Nice to haves:

  • Experience working in Netsuite, FloQast and Google Suite
  • Experience working in a SOX control environment.
  • Basic knowledge of digital assets and the crypto economy, or a desire to learn
  • Basic knowledge of SQL and experience working with Snowflake, Looker or similar analytics tools

Job #: P56312

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