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Strategic Finance Manager, Debt Financing

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 1600 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 newly created Strategic Finance Manager, Debt Financing role within the Strategic Finance team will own our global loans program – both the day to day execution and strategic optimization of the program for efficiency and returns.  The Manager will be responsible for the management of the loan program to provide working capital for the rapidly growing initiatives within the company.  You will develop partnerships and drive the process to source, negotiate, implement, execute, track, and report loans / interest.  This will require balancing our risk profile (interest rates) with our current and future loan program’s needs. The role will work closely with our Director of Finance Transformation, with other Directors on the Strategic Finance team, and with our CFO to determine loan needs and report on the loan program. The role will also work closely with our Business Development, Legal, Tax, Account Management, Banking Relations, Treasury, and Controllership teams for various aspects of loan origination and management. Given the exponential and ongoing growth of our working capital needs, this role will lead continuous improvement and scaling efforts for our loan program. 

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.

Check out all our open roles at https://www.kraken.com/careers. We’re excited to see what you’re made of.  

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