Staff Accountant

Finance / Operations · New York, New York
Department Finance / Operations
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

About Uphold

Uphold is an easy-to-use investments and payments app. Specialising in digital assets, we serve more than 7 million customers in 150 countries. We open around 15,000 accounts a day and provide consumers with a more versatile and cost-effective home for their daily financial lives. For businesses, we provide regulated infrastructure to connect crypto with fiat currencies. Today, we support 51 digital assets, 28 national currencies, four precious metals and fractional U.S. equities. 


Uphold’s unique trading experience - ‘Anything-to-Anything’ - allows customers to trade directly between any supported asset or currency in one step - physical gold to Bitcoin, for example - saving both time and money. Uphold supports financial inclusion by enabling customers virtually anywhere to open an account in less than 5 minutes and to invest with no minimum amounts. Customers can send money to virtually anyone with an email address free of charge. 


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The opportunity: 

Uphold is looking for a Staff Accountant to join our Finance and Accounting team in New York. This is an incredibly exciting opportunity where you’ll get to support Uphold’s financial staff in all financial matters by working with the CFO and VP, Accounting to implement controls and manage company financial records. 

What you’ll be doing primarily:

  • Reconcile Daily Cryptocurrency Positions from Frontend to Backend system. 
  • Reconcile Daily Securities Positions from Frontend to Backend system. 
  • Month End: Prepare and complete all items listed on the month end checklist by the due date
  • Reconcile assigned balance sheet accounts.
  • Overseeing accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll, identifying discrepancies and reconciling accounts.
  • Supporting the accounting department with all aspects of the GL.
  • Ensuring strict adherence to company and regulatory requirements.
  • Preparing and managing accounts using various software programs.
  • Preparing and assisting with audits and tax reporting.

Required qualifications:

  • Degree in Accounting preferred 
  • 3+  years of accounting experience
  • Excellent abilities in MS Office
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise extreme discretion
  • Excellent problem solving/judgment skills, and high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong organizational skills, and the ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and meet all deadlines
  • Must be a self-starter and a team player
  • Fluent written and oral English skills.

What we have to offer you:

  • An amazing work environment in a company that continues to grow, driven by extraordinary and passionate people that keep up innovating and challenging more each day.
  • An international team, in a cutting edge field, working on the most fascinating projects.
  • Growth and career opportunities, and the chance to be proactive and creative.
  • A flexible and enthusiastic work environment that offers you snacks, a lot of coffee and other great benefits.
  • Open and transparent culture - we get together on a weekly basis to share updates, strategic plans, and engage with each other informally over food and drinks.
  • Interesting events that keep you connected with the team and celebrate our success.

Be part of a great company that is revolutionizing the financial services. Apply now!

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  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Department
    Finance / Operations
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience