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Analyst, Accounting

Grayscale

Grayscale

IT, Accounting & Finance
Stamford, CT, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Grayscale Investments is the world’s largest digital currency asset manager. Through its family of investment products, Grayscale provides access and exposure to the digital currency asset class in the form of a traditional security without the challenges of buying, storing, and safekeeping digital currencies directly. With a proven track record and unrivaled experience, Grayscale’s products operate within existing regulatory frameworks, creating secure and compliant exposure for investors.

Position Summary

Grayscale Investments is seeking an Analyst, Accounting to support the continued growth of its existing investment products and play a key role in supporting other digital currency-focused investment vehicles. The Finance Analyst will be involved in a range of accounting and finance activities for both Grayscale Investments, LLC, the Asset Manager as well as the Grayscale Investment Products (Trusts/Funds).

The Analyst should have experience in accounting for asset management or financial services businesses and their investment funds and products. The candidate must be able to think strategically to help maintain all financial and accounting aspects for the investment vehicles including but not limited to operations, fair market valuation, and financial reporting.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in preparing quarterly and annual financial statements for trusts/funds/investment vehicles
  • Generate underlying supporting documentation and tie-out of the quarterly financial statements (10-Qs and 10-Ks), including financial highlights and MD&A
  • Support accounting needs for each of the investment trusts with daily reconciliations of digital assets, calculation of each fund’s net asset value and expenses incurred by the asset manager
  • Support all accounting operations for the trusts and asset manager including maintaining the general ledger, recording realized and unrealized gains & losses and reconciling fund assets
  • Track cost basis and sales of assets and record the unrealized/realized gains for those assets
  • Assist in responding to auditor requests for the trusts and asset manager
  • Publish fund performance and NAV daily on various platforms including company’s website
  • Assist in preparing ad-hoc internal and external financial reporting deliverables

Prior Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field (CPA preferred)
  • 1 – 3 years accounting or related finance experience required
  • Analytical thinker that can work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Multitasker that can manage/prioritize own workload to meet deadlines
  • Strong excel skills
  • Experience with and knowledge of digital currencies (preferred)
  • Systems savvy / technology enthusiast - an ability to understand the flow of financial information through systems and the ability to apply technology to improve processes
  • Experience with and / or knowledge of Unqork and Tableau
  • Previous experience in a Finance or related role with a focus on process design and improvement

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.