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Legal Assistant



United States
Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Building the Future of Crypto

Our Krakenites are a world-class team with crypto conviction, united by our desire to discover and unlock the potential of crypto and blockchain technology.

What makes us different?

Kraken is a mission-focused company rooted in crypto values. As a Krakenite, you’ll join us on our mission to accelerate the global adoption of crypto, so that everyone can achieve financial freedom and inclusion. For over a decade, Kraken’s focus on our mission and crypto ethos has attracted many of the most talented crypto experts in the world.

Before you apply, please read the Kraken Culture page to learn more about our internal culture, values, and mission.

As a fully remote company, we have Krakenites in 60+ countries who speak over 50 languages. Krakenites are industry pioneers who develop premium crypto products for experienced traders, institutions, and newcomers to the space. Kraken is committed to industry-leading security, crypto education, and world-class client support through our products like Kraken Pro, Kraken NFT, and Kraken Futures.

Become a Krakenite and build the future of crypto!

The Team:

Join our growing worldwide Corporate Legal team of more than 12 attorneys and paraprofessionals working on matters such as international corporate structuring, product formation, M&A transactions, public company preparedness, and equity financing to further Kraken’s mission.

This is a fully remote role for a Legal Assistant (Corporate Governance) in the United States.

The Opportunity:

  • Assist with all filing and reporting requirements for Kraken’s US entities.

  • Facilitate, schedule and coordinate legal entity board and committee meetings, assist with preparation of board decks and presentations.

  • Maintain and update corporate records, registers of officers and directors, and documentation for global subsidiaries.

  • Help coordinate, organize, schedule and prepare for key strategic meetings (i.e. create summarized agendas).

  • Prepare and transmit documents for execution, and ensure timely completion.

  • Maintain the legal knowledge management system for global corporate matters.

  • Help with implementation of SOPs for corporate team processes and initiatives.

  • Assist with company-wide KYC requests.

  • Maintain corporate secretary Google Voice Account.

  • Support the M&A team with closing preparation and coordination.

  • Contribute to projects both big and small with no job too insignificant and no challenge too great.

Skills You Should HODL:

  • 1 to 2 years of experience as a corporate legal assistant; mix of large law firm and/or in-house experience preferred.

  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills.

  • Excellent judgment and attention to detail, a high level of accuracy in record-keeping.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. Additional language skills are a bonus.

  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.

  • Tech savvy, quick to learn new software, tools and skills.

  • Proficiency with Google Suite (Google Drive, Gmail, Google Calendar).

Nice to Have:

  • Experience with regulated financial services companies.

  • Experience in the crypto industry.

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Kraken is powered by people from around the world and we celebrate all Krakenites for their diverse talents, backgrounds, contributions and unique perspectives. We hire strictly based on merit, meaning we seek out the candidates with the right abilities, knowledge, and skills considered the most suitable for the job. We encourage you to apply for roles where you don't fully meet the listed requirements, especially if you're passionate or knowledgable about crypto!

As an equal opportunity employer, we don’t tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Whether that’s based on race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws.

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