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Controller, Trade

| Greater Boston Area
Boston, USA
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.
As Controller, you will establish effective working relationships with both the front-office trading team and other functional groups within Circle. You take a self-starter approach to the business’ requirements.

What you'll work on

  • Oversee accounting and reconciliation of all trading activities including gain/loss on activity, mark to market and assets held at month end
  • Monitor risk and exposure of positions held across multiple parties in accordance with the treasury policy
  • Participate in treasury and trading business development initiatives across Circle functional groups, business segments and geographies
  • Maintain accounting policies and procedures for the treasury and trading business
  • Analysis and commentary on trading P&L and key balance sheet positions
  • Collaboration with trading team and settlements team to resolve operational and booking issues
  • Monitor of FX, digital currency exposure and counter-party risk of the group to analyze and report deviations
  • Support treasury and trading in daily settlement of transactions
  • Assist in the design of improved processes and new infrastructure development
  • Discussion and review of trading P&L and performance with management

What you’ll bring to Circle

  • Working knowledge of financial markets and products, including spot FX, forwards and futures, swaps, options and other derivatives
  • Working knowledge of digital currency market and ecosystem
  • Undergraduate degree in finance/accounting
  • 8+ years of experience in accounting and finance, including 3+ years of P&L, risk or trade support experience
  • Strong Excel and/or SQL skills with proven ability to work across multiple systems
  • Motivation to improve processes and build new infrastructure for automation
  • Some project management experience working with engineering teams
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and exposure to trading personnel
  • Ability to consistently meet or beat deadlines
  • Attention to detail and accuracy

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 circle.com and download Circle Pay & Circle Invest for iOS and Android today. We are an equal opportunity employer and 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. About your personal information We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal information. Please refer to our candidate privacy notice here. for more information on how we will be using your personal information. By submitting your application, you agree that you have read and understood the candidate privacy notice.

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