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Senior Manager, Accounting Operations

Company: Ripple
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Please note this is for San Francisco, CA, United States. You only need to apply to one location if there are multiple listed for the job. Apply Now At Ripple, we're building a world where value moves like information does today. It's big, it's bold, and we're already doing it. Through our crypto solutions for financial institutions, businesses, governments and developers, we are improving the global financial system and creating greater economic fairness and opportunity for more people, in more places around the world. And we get to do the best work of our career and grow our skills surrounded by colleagues who have our backs. If you're ready to see your impact and unlock incredible career growth opportunities, join us, and build real world value. At Ripple, we're building a world where value moves like information does today. It's big, it's bold, and we're already doing it. Through our crypto solutions for financial institutions, businesses, governments, and developers, we are improving the global financial system and creating greater economic fairness and opportunity for more people, in more places around the world. And we get to do the best work of our career and grow our skills surrounded by colleagues who have our backsIf you're ready to see your impact and unlock incredible career growth opportunities, join us, and build real world value.THE WORK:We are seeking a collaborative and highly adaptable individual to join our fast-paced, growing accounting team. As the Senior Manager of Accounting Operations, you will play a pivotal role in optimizing our Record to Report (R2R) function for scalability and resilience, in accordance with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP) and shaping accounting strategy to support business goals.You will be responsible for overseeing and streamlining the global consolidated and US entities period-end close processes with a focus on driving continuous improvements, identifying root causes to frictions, and partnering with cross-functional teams to implement solutions, all to ensure timely delivery of useful and accurate financial information to various stakeholders. The position will report to the US Regional Controller and will be based out of the San Francisco office.This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated individual that enjoys improving and building processes in a dynamic, innovative environment. To be successful in this role, you will need to be highly organized, be a skilled communicator, be able to select effective strategies, be prepared to scale and be hands-on in executing the vision. Additionally, you should have a genuine interest in the blockchain industry and understanding of the ecosystem.WHAT YOU'LL DO:

  • Oversee new product initiatives, assess their accounting implications, ensure the accounting team's data/process needs are met in collaboration with cross-functional teams, to support timely launch while maintaining operational efficiency
  • Gain a thorough understanding of current processes and controls to enhance the R2R function's efficiency and accuracy
  • Identify and implement timely optimization for a streamlined period-end close
  • Coordinate with international teams to standardize US GAAP-compliant global accounting practices
  • Collaborate with various departments to align R2R processes with internal and external reporting needs
  • Assess new business initiatives to integrate them effectively into the period-end close workflow
  • Facilitate the implementation of new ERP system and the automation of R2R tasks
  • Tackle ad-hoc project as required
  • Actively engage teams to achieve organizational objectives and complete projects on time
  • Assist with annual audits preparations and ensure accurate financial reporting
  • Ensure internal control documentation reflecting business processes changes are updated timely
  • Proactively manage undefined issues by asking critical questions and adapting to evolving prioritiesWHAT YOU'LL BRING:
    • 8+ years of combined industry and public accounting experience
    • 3+ years in a high-paced general accounting or controllership role
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance, CPA preferred
    • Strong Finance systems background, with proficiency in GL systems and other financial accounting tools
    • Versatility in operational accounting, including direct experience performing detailed and data intensive reconciliation
    • Expertise in accounting for financial service products and activities pertaining trading, derivatives, hedging, digital assets a major plus
    • Demonstrated ability to navigate complex accounting challenges with updated regulatory knowledge
    • Exceptional project management skills and cross-departmental communication proficiency
    • Agile adaptability to shifting priorities and tight deadlines
    • Practical experience with Intacct or comparable ERP systems
    • Influential communicator with strong stakeholder engagement
    • Robust work ethic, proactive learning, and dedication to continual improvement
    • Ability to attend San Francisco office 10-12 days monthly
    • Genuine enthusiasm for Ripple's mission and culture For positions that will be based in CA, the annual salary range for this position is below. Actual salaries may vary based on numerous factors including, among other things, an individual applicant's experience and qualifications for the position. This range does not include equity or additional compensation, such as bonuses or commissions. $153,600 - $192,000 USD WHO WE ARE: Do Your Best Work
      • The opportunity to build in a fast-paced start-up environment with experienced industry leaders
      • A learning environment where you can dive deep into the latest technologies and make an impact. A professional development budget to support other modes of learning.
      • Thrive in an environment where no matter what race, ethnicity, gender, origin, or culture they identify with, every employee is a respected, valued, and empowered part of the team.
      • Ripple is Flexible First: in-office collaboration for moments that matter is important to our culture, and we give managers and teams the flexibility to decide which 10+ days a month they come in.
      • Weekly all-company meeting - business updates and ask me anything style discussion with our Leadership Team
      • We come together for moments that matter which include team offsites, team bonding activities, happy hours and more! Take Control of Your Finances
        • Competitive salary, bonuses, and equity
        • Competitive benefits that cover physical and mental healthcare, retirement, family forming, and family support
        • Employee giving match Take Care of Yourself
          • Twice a quarter R&R days so you can rest and recharge
          • Generous wellness reimbursement and weekly onsite & virtual programming
          • Generous vacation policy - work with your manager to take time off when you need it
          • Industry-leading parental leave policies. Family planning benefits.
          • Catered lunches, fully-stocked kitchens with premium snacks/beverages, and plenty of fun events Benefits listed above are for full-time employees. Ripple is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We're committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. We do not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military status, or any other characteristic protected by local law or ordinance.
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