Senior Tax Accountant

Website Kraken

The Senior Tax Accountant supports global tax Kraken’s operations.  This critical role will work closely with the Tax Leadership, interact regularly with other finance professionals and have a view into cross functional projects. The issues you will address will be interesting and keep you on “your toes” as the company is growing quickly, expanding into new markets and products and grappling with novel issues in the area of cryptocurrency taxation.

What you’ll do:

    • Supports tax provision, tax compliance and planning efforts
    • Supports month and quarterly close process by preparing tax journal entries and reconciling tax general ledger accounts
    • Maintains a global tax calendar to ensure accurate and timely filing of income taxes and indirect taxes
    • Support the team with the data gathering process
    • 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 and operations teams
    • Keep abreast of tax developments, US GAAP changes and best practices

Who you are:

    • 4+ years of progressively responsible tax experience, with some international tax experience
    • Solid working knowledge of ASC 740 and US IRC
    • CPA preferred
    • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical capabilities
    • Superior written and verbal communication skills as well as interpersonal skills
    • Superior skills in Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets
    • Working experience with analytical /visualization applications is a plus.
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