Senior Manager of Accounting

  • BlockFi
  • Remote (New York, NY, USA)
  • Nov 18, 2021
Full time Accounting

Job Description

What is BlockFi?

BlockFi’s mission is to provide liquidity, transparency and efficiency to digital financial markets by creating products that meet the needs of consumers and corporations across the globe. We build bridges between traditional finance and digital markets that enable growth for all participants.

We’re a team of builders and strivers, proud to champion financial inclusivity and offer economic opportunities around the globe. We provide the same inclusivity to our team members. BlockFi is a place where diversity is celebrated, individuality is recognized, and every single team member is valued. We are changing the status quo to be the first financial company that people love, and we rely on our people to make it happen!

About Your Team

Do you want to have a distinctive role in a new and emerging industry?  Are you passionate about building new processes and systems? Do you want to help take a company public?  BlockFi operates within the emerging and groundbreaking cryptocurrency industry. The Accounting Manager has the opportunity to not only work on a variety of projects but also shape and define the future of BlockFi. You’ll be the first to do a lot of things. You’ll help build best in class infrastructure. This is a unique opportunity to differentiate your career, increase your visibility and define your brand.  

Your Mission

  • Support Ad Hoc projects inclusive of new products, new entities, process improvement, automation, regulatory and external audit reviews with a focus on retail and our corporate platforms
  • You will report directly to the Director of Transformation but have your priorities and deliverables defined by key stakeholders including the Corporate Controller, Assistant Controller, and Head of Accounting
  • Contribute to various systems implementation projects from concept through execution
  • Recommend and implement process improvement initiatives to increase effectiveness and productivity
  • Identify areas for improvement and control enhancements across the finance and accounting functions

Your Expertise

  • 8+ years of total experience in a major Public Accounting Firm and/or a large, multinational company in similar capacity is required
  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) required
  • Desire and ability to work in a fast-paced environment, in an ambiguous and developing structure
  • Track record of meeting tight working deadlines, and prioritizing workload are essential
  • Experience working at a Big 4 is a plus
  • Demonstrated experience in external financial reporting and analysis with a strong knowledge of SOX practices.
  • Must have strong accounting skills and up-to-date knowledge of the financial services companies including, but not limited to, working knowledge of derivatives, fair value, investments, and loan accounting
  • Experience on listed financial services, banking and/or trading clients is preferable.  
  • Interest in cryptocurrency markets is required, though previous experience is not 
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical and communication skills necessary
  • Demonstrated track record of working with multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to interpret complex technical accounting issues and implement practical solutions
  • Proficient in financial modeling in Microsoft Excel


 Why BlockFi?

BlockFi has experienced incredible growth since our launch in August 2017. Our client base has grown to more than 225,000 (and counting), and the company now boasts more than $15 billion in assets on our platform. We recently completed a Series D funding round placing the company's valuation at $3 billion, and our team now has more than 500 people worldwide. We have established ourselves as a crypto market leader, and as we expand our product suite and geographic footprint, we expect our addressable market to grow exponentially.

BlockFi's leadership team has decades of experience in the traditional financial services and banking world, and we take a conservative approach to regulation that will position us well for sustainable long-term growth and expansion.

Our team is comprised of highly motivated professionals from diverse backgrounds. We are aiming to become the leading lender in crypto and are poised to redefine the global financial ecosystem for the better. In addition:

  • BlockFi is one of the first companies to ever offer crypto-backed loans and the only company whose founding team has an institutional understanding of the debt capital markets and regulatory landscape in the U.S.
  • $100 MM of Series A, B, and C funding led by Valar Ventures with participation from Susquehanna, Winklevoss Capital, Fidelity, Galaxy Digital, Akuna Capital, and Morgan Creek
  • $350 MM of Series D funding led by Bain Capital Ventures, partners of DST Global, Pomp Investments and Tiger Global
  • We are moving quickly and have already deployed substantial capital into the space, proving our ability to execute and capture customer demand

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