Financial Operations Principal (FINOP)

  • Coinbase
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Jul 15, 2018

Job Description

Back To All Jobs Financial Operations Principal (FINOP)
San Francisco, CA

Coinbase's vision is to bring more innovation, efficiency, and equality of opportunity to the world by building an open financial system. Our first step on that journey is making digital currency accessible and approachable for everyone. Two principles guide our efforts. First, be the most trusted company in our domain. Second, create user-focused products that are easier and more intuitive to use.

  • Manage broker-dealer monthly closing process including preparation and review of all broker-dealer monthly reconciliations and computations
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly SEC Rule 15c3-1 and 15c3-3 calculations
  • Prepare weekly customer reserve calculations
  • Prepare all required FOCUS reports
  • Prepare monthly financial statements
  • Monitoring of firm's daily liquidity management and capital requirements
  • Coordination of all internal and external audits for broker-dealer entities
  • Develop internal controls framework for broker-dealer operations

Minimum Requirements:
  • At least 8+ years of experience in a combination of public accounting and broker-dealer industry with an emphasis on accounting, financial management and financial reporting
  • Expert knowledge of US GAAP accounting for broker-dealers and internal controls
  • Expert knowledge of broker-dealer rules and regulations and the ability to apply them to new situations
  • Ability to maintain a deep understanding and remain current with the applicable federal and state securities laws and regulations; along with SRO rules relating to financial and operational responsibility
  • Familiarity with Netsuite / Oracle or other ERP tools
  • Expert project management skills and ability to manage numerous projects
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to collaborate effectively with team members and business stakeholders
  • Knowledgeable about investments with an interest in cryptocurrency
  • Exhibit strong analytical thinking, ability to work in a fast-paced, rapidly changing  environment with excellent prioritization and organizational skills

Required Qualifications:
  • Series 27 License
  • Professional certification (e.g., CPA or similar)
  • Previous experience in the Financial Services industry with a deep understanding of Broker-Dealer accounting and operations


All qualified applicants welcome.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.