Finance Data Analytics Manager


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About Kraken
Kraken is changing the world. Join the revolution!
Our mission is to accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrency so that you and the rest of the world can achieve financial freedom and inclusion. Founded in 2011 and with over 4 million clients, Kraken is one of the world’s largest, most successful bitcoin exchanges and we are growing faster than ever. Our range of successful products are playing an important role in the mainstream adoption of crypto assets. We attract people who constantly push themselves to think differently and chart exciting new paths in a rapidly growing industry. Kraken is a diverse group of dreamers and doers who see value in being radically transparent.
In our first decade Kraken has risen to become one of the best and most respected crypto exchanges in the world. We are changing the way the world thinks about money and finance. The crypto industry is experiencing unprecedented growth and Kraken is leading the charge. We’ve grown from 70 Krakenites in January 2017 to over 1800 today and we have no intention of slowing down.
About the Role
The Finance team at Kraken is a group of specialists charged with managing the firm’s liquidity, capital and risk and providing the overall financial controls and reporting functions for executive decision making, compliance and audit readiness. Our work contributes directly to Kraken’s success. The platform accounting and analytics department (PAA) within Finance supports the vision and mission of finance through use of data and analytics.
The PAA department within Finance is looking for an excellent data analytics manager who will work closely with the director of PAA and other directors within the Finance function to build and manage a cohesive strategy to enhance the consumption of data and analytics to support the objectives of finance function and in turn contribute to the mission of the company. This is an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of a rapidly expanding industry and contribute to the building of the new global financial system.This role is 100% remote.

What you'll do

  • Build out Finance analytics and management reporting dashboards by collaborating closely with Finance directors and cross-functional teams to infuse analytics insights into major business priorities and enable data-driven decisions
  • Partner closely with data engineering and enterprise systems team to define, plan, implement and support the finance data infrastructure
  • Lead the definition of data requirements and controls to enable the integrity of the finance analytics and management reporting
  • Drive projects and initiatives for assessment of current Kraken’s data and process infrastructure to support finance objectives
  • Lead a team of finance data analysts to support the finance data analysis and reporting requirements
  • Build and maintain knowledge repository and technical documentation libraries for finance data lake and reporting
  • Run standup, workgroup meetings, identifying action items and addressing blockers to keep projects on track

Who you are:

  • Minimum of Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or MIS with 8+ years relevant experience or Masters degree in Computer Science or MIS with 4+ years of relevant experience 
  • Experience with data warehouse technologies and relevant data modeling best practices
  • Experience with finance operations, management reporting and regulatory reporting
  • Experience in fintech, banking or capital markets is preferred
  • Proficient with data wrangling tools and scripting languages (e.g. python, SQL etc.)
  • Proficient with data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau, Power BI etc.)
  • Working knowledge of project and workstream management tools such as Wrike, Confluence, Jira.
  • Tenacious, self starter who thrives in understanding the details of complex, cross-functional projects and can effectively distill into actionable project plans   
  • Excellent organizational skills and an analytical view on maximizing productivity, with a focus on value
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Eager to ask questions and understand business and product objectives
  • Inherently curious about how things work and the ability to self-educate when necessary  
  • Experience or knowledge in cryptocurrency is preferred
We’re powered by people from around the world with their own unique backgrounds and experiences. We value all Krakenites and their talents, contributions, and perspectives.
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Job tags: Banking Crypto Data Analytics Engineering Finance Power BI Python SQL Tableau
Job region(s): Remote/Anywhere
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