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Multicoin Capital
Multicoin Capital

Chief Accounting Officer



Accounting & Finance
Alpharetta, GA, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024
About Us

Founded in 2018, Bakkt builds technology that connects commerce.

Our vision is to connect the digital economy by offering one ecosystem for cryptocurrency and digital assets, loyalty, and commerce. We enable our partners and clients to deliver new opportunities to their customers through SaaS and API solutions that unlock crypto and drive loyalty, powering engagement and performance.

Come build with us.

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Chief Accounting Officer (CAO) will serve as a key partner to the CFO and Bakkt Executive Leadership team. The CAO will be responsible for the leadership, development and execution of Bakkt’s accounting function, including SEC and statutory external reporting, technical accounting, accounting operations, accounting policy and internal controls. Of critical importance will be this leader’s ability to establish credible working relationships with our Executive Leadership team, business leaders, independent auditors, and own the relationship with the Audit and Risk Committee of the Board of Directors.

The CAO will have overall responsibility for financial reporting, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, corporate accounting policies and technical accounting analysis, financial systems, and operational accounting. This individual will be responsible for assuring the overall integrity and efficiency of the Company’s accounting function and, as such, will ensure the appropriate financial controls are in place and in compliance with all regulations.

The ideal candidate will embody most of the following characteristics, experiences and/or credentials:

  • Experience dealing with complex accounting matters, including some combination of public accounting and corporate experience.
  • Experience managing teams and the development, administration and efficacy of Financial Systems.
  • Deep expertise in complex technical accounting matters.
  • Experience keeping the CFO and executive team apprised of the accounting policy landscape including existing and new/evolving GAAP.
  • Experience providing support in strategic M&A transactions.
  • Ability to understand key operational business drivers and possession of broad knowledge across a range of finance and accounting functions.
  • Operational experience and responsibility for core transactional accounting and process areas.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

­Bakkt is devoted to having diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Bakkt does not make any employment decisions based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity of any other characteristic protected by law. Must successfully pass a post-offer background check and drug screen.