Senior Accountant

  • Circle
  • London, UK
  • Jan 16, 2019

Job Description

Circle is a global internet finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people everywhere create and share value.

We've already made sending money around the world free and easy using blockchain technology with Circle Pay. With Circle Invest, we're expanding our offerings with a cryptocurrency investment product, enabling anyone to buy and sell crypto assets. Through Circle Trade, we're market makers for the top crypto coins and offer OTC trading services. In March 2018, Circle acquired Poloniex, one of the world's leading token marketplaces.

Circle is looking for an exceptional Senior Accountant to be the lead representative in all customer transactional flow accounting needs across varying business units including reconciliation, journal entries, exception monitoring and analysis. As a multi-entity, international company, the Senior Accountant works with multiple banking partners, processing platforms and varying currencies.

What you'll work on

  • All financial matters and controls for Circle UK
  • The safeguarding process
  • Reporting on the efficacy and control environment of financial controls
  • Day to day oversight of the reconciliation process
  • Serve as reporting function for FCA
  • Monthly and year-end close
  • UK audit and other audits
  • Vendor management (UK & Ireland AP)
  • Oversight of settlement accounts of Circle Pay UK
  • Tax compliance
  • Ad hoc projects, including with Circle corporate accounting team

What you'll bring to Circle

  • Bachelor's degree in business or accounting, additional education and certification preferred
  • Sufficient background and experience to oversee the treasury functions of Circle UK
  • 5+ years experience in a mix of Treasury and Accounting
  • Be able to register to hold the finance function for E-Money Issuer.
  • Direct experience performing detailed reconciliations
  • Organized, detailed, proactive, self-motivated, collaborative, multi-tasker, and creative
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to excel in a fast-paced environment is extremely important
  • Experience/familiarity with Slack, Mac OSX and GSuite

Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We're backed by $250 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat), Accel Partners, and Bitmain, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong.

Check us out at and download Circle Pay & Circle Invest for iOS and Android today.

We are anequal opportunity employerand value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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