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Corporate Assistant Controller

Grayscale

Grayscale

Accounting & Finance
Stamford, CT, USA
Posted on Friday, May 17, 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 is seeking a Corporate Assistant Controller to help manage the financial operations for Grayscale and its growing suite of investment products. We are looking for a process and systems-oriented, seasoned accountant to ensure accurate and timely reporting for all financial matters, and someone who wants to be a part of a dynamic work environment supporting our day to day needs and continued expansion. The Corporate Assistant Controller will also be responsible to produce financial information used for internal and external purposes, support treasury management, regulatory and tax reporting for U.S. and non-U.S. entities, payroll and benefits, financial planning and budgeting as well as working with the team that covers fund financial reporting.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage all accounting operations for the Asset Manager of multiple trusts including maintaining the general ledger, recording revenue, accounts payable, accrued expenses, amortization of pre-paid expenses, fair value measurements of digital assets, recognized unrealized and realized gains and losses, lease accounting, non-cash compensation, capitalization of eligible expenses related to software and website development and prepare monthly reconciliations of digital assets and cash accounts.
  • Provide financial expertise and leadership in coordinating and managing the financial closing process.
  • Assist in managing the annual budgeting process, as well as tracking and reporting actual vs budget performance and strategic financial analysis for new initiatives.
  • Overseeing the recommendation, design and implementation of internal control procedures that ensure proper safekeeping of digital assets, as well as ensuring accurate record keeping and recording.
  • Engage and support external service providers including but not limited to external accountants, auditors for annual financial statement reports, and tax advisors and preparers.
  • Produce periodic management financial reports to ensure timely and accurate financial information is available to decision makers.
  • Ensure that the General Ledger and accounting systems, including the chart of accounts and all dimensions, are designed and maintained to capture and report the financial data for all entities to ensure all aspects of reporting are timely and accurate for US GAAP.
  • Manage the consolidations and intercompany activities to ensure that all intercompany activity and positions are documented and accurately tracked and eliminated for financial reporting purposes, as well as ensuing that consolidated financial information is available and accurate.
  • Experience with transition from existing general ledger to NetSuite (strongly preferred).
  • SEC Financial Reporting experience (preferred) including aggregation of data for MD&A sections.

Prior Experience/Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree (in accounting or finance). CPA and MS/MBA highly preferred or equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Broker/Dealer and or Asset Management experience highly preferred.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of advanced experience in an accounting and financial reporting environment (The Big Four experience preferred)
  • Strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Strong technical accounting and analytical skills.
  • Strong understanding of financial and operational controls.
  • NetSuite experience required.
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced complex environment working with multiple and diverse responsibilities.

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.