Senior Technical Accountant

Chainalysis Inc.



About the job

The global financial ecosystem is changing. Revolutionary blockchain technology has unlocked the potential for people around the world to have more equal access to wealth and information. This transformation has begun with the mass global adoption of cryptocurrencies but like all new financial systems, it needs greater trust to realize its full potential and remain safe from bad actors. Thatโ€™s where we come in. The Chainalysis blockchain data platform enables businesses, governments, and banks to solve the worldโ€™s most high-profile criminal cases, paving the way for an economy built on blockchains.


The Accounting & Finance team at Chainalysis splits their time between fine-tuning the details and evaluating the 30,000 foot view of our business. Our job is to help the company plan for growth by investing in the right resources and audit our expenditures and revenues to ensure weโ€™re being fiscally responsible.


We are looking for a Senior Technical Accountant. This person will work on technical accounting projects. This person will also help build robust and scalable financial reporting processes and controls from the ground up to ensure we close each quarter and year-end at a public company standard. The ideal candidate will be able to think independently, be able to multi-task, and a proactive worker.


In one year youโ€™ll know you were successful ifโ€ฆ


  • Assist in performing accounting analysis, draft memorandums, and provide technical accounting guidance on the following areas of US GAAP (not intended to be all inclusive): Preferred Stock, Warrants, Business Combinations, Consolidation, Stock-Based Compensation, Foreign Currency, Leases, & Internally Developed Software.
  • Consider implication of new accounting pronouncements relevant to the Company on the financial statements, disclosures, and current accounting policies
  • Collaborate with other Finance and cross-functional teams on monthly close matters, including financial statement and footnote preparation.
  • Other special projects and duties as assigned including assisting with internal and external audits.
  • Create and maintain documentation of accounting policies and ensure that key processes are performed as prescribed.
  • Contribute in the preparation of timely, accurate and meaningful internal and external financial statements and management report
  • Provide training to accounting team for current policies, new / updated accounting guidance, and other complex areas of accounting


A Background Like This Helps


  • Related revenue accounting experience, preferably within the SaaS/FinTech environment. Big 4 experience & CPA is a plus.
  • Oral and written communication skills to interact with upper levels of management.
  • Understand how to effectively work with other business groups to accomplish goals.
  • Data-oriented and unfazed by large datasets.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time appropriately.
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Hands-on, flexible, and a team player able to function in a fast-paced, agile environment.
  • Experience researching, applying, and documenting accounting rules.
  • Understanding of month end close, GAAP, SOX and audit concepts and requirements required.
  • Experience working with Salesforce, FinancialForce and NetSuite is strongly preferred.


At Chainalysis, we help government agencies, cryptocurrency businesses, and financial institutions track and investigate illicit activity on the blockchain, allowing them to engage confidently with cryptocurrency. We take care of our people with great benefits, professional development opportunities, and fun.


You belong here.


At Chainalysis, we believe that diversity of experience and thought makes us stronger. With both customers and employees around the world, we are committed to ensuring our team reflects the unique communities around us. Some of the ways weโ€™re ensuring we keep learning are an internal Diversity Committee, Days of Reflection throughout the year including International Womenโ€™s Day, Juneteenth, Harvey Milk Day, and International Migrantโ€™s Day, and a commitment to continue revisiting and reevaluating our diversity culture.


We encourage applicants across any race, ethnicity, gender/gender expression, age, spirituality, ability, experience and more. Additionally, if you need any accommodations to make our interview process more accessible to you due to a disability, don't hesitate to let us know. You can learn more here. We canโ€™t wait to meet you.


Applying from the EU? Please review our Candidate GDPR Notice.


By submitting this application, I consent to and authorize Chainalysis to contact my former employers, and any and all other persons and organizations for information bearing upon my qualifications for employment. I further authorize the listed employers, schools and personal references to give Chainalysis (without further notice to me) any and all information about my previous employment and education, along with other pertinent information they may have, and hereby waive any actions which I may have against either party(ies) for providing a reference. I understand any future employment will be contingent on the Company receiving satisfactory employment references.


Chainalysis COVID-19 Policy - USA


All employees are required to have or obtain a COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment at Chainalysis, unless an exemption has been approved. All employees shall be required to report their vaccine status. All new employees shall be required to provide proof of their vaccination status prior to the start of their employment.


Chainalysis COVID-19 Policy - EMEA


As an employer, Chainalysis is obliged to ensure a healthy and safe working environment. This means that we must try to prevent the coronavirus from spreading inside the workplace and all employees are obliged to follow the local regulations issued by the relevant health authorities.
  • To help support a safe work environment, we encourage all employees in EMEA to get fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
  • Employees will not be required to attend an event or in-person customer meeting.
  • Employees in the EU and the UK are allowed to travel internationally for internal meetings to any country deemed โ€œgreen or amberโ€ by the EU and the UK authorities. All attendees for Chainalysis in-person events or meetings will be required to adhere to the following guidelines:
    • International travel will only be permitted if you receive approval from both your manager and Executive Leader
    • You must familiarize yourself and comply with any screening/safety protocols imposed by the entity/individual hosting the in-person meeting or event
    • You must comply with any and all safety guidelines and travel restrictions established by applicable law
    • If you are in close or proximate contact with others at the event/customer site and test positive for COVID-19, you must immediately notify the People Team and avoid contact with others for 10 days


Chainalysis COVID-19 Policy - APAC


With circumstances changing on a regular basis and parts of our APAC team going in and out of mandatory lockdown, APAC will continue to follow country legislation and guidelines.



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