Senior Accounting Manager, Investments & Digital Assets


Circle is a global financial technology firm that enables businesses of all sizes to harness the power of digital currency and public blockchains for payments, commerce and financial applications worldwide. Circle platforms and products provide a suite of internet-native financial services for payments, treasury infrastructure and capital formation. Circle is also a principal developer of USD Coin (USDC), which has become the fastest growing dollar digital currency in the world. USDC has grown to over 44+ billion in circulation and supported over $1.7+ trillion in transactions in the past year. Circle’s payments and treasury infrastructure services available through the Circle Account and APIs helps bridge the legacy financial system and digital currency and blockchain based finance. Combined, Circle’s suite of services helps companies to participate in a more open, global and inclusive financial system.

What you’ll be part of:

With the mission “To raise global economic prosperity through the frictionless exchange of value,” Circle was founded on the belief that the internet, blockchains and digital currency will rewire the global economic system, creating a fundamentally more open, inclusive, efficient and integrated world economy.  We envision a global economy where people and businesses everywhere can more freely connect and transact with each other with new technologies for digital money and internet-native finance. We believe such a system can raise prosperity for people and companies everywhere. Our mission is powered by the values we espouse and which we expect all Circlers to respect. We are Multistakeholder, serving the needs of our customers, our shareholders, our employees and families, our local communities and our world. Furthermore, we are also Mindful, Driven by Excellence, and High Integrity.

What you’ll be responsible for:

Circle is looking for an exceptional Senior Accounting Manager to oversee the accounting for our investment and digital assets. As a Senior Accounting Manager you will be managing a team of 1-2 team members. You will be responsible for leading the month-end close processes over this area and continue to improve our processes and timing over procedures. To accomplish this you will partner with cross-functional team members and implement automated solutions as we continue to scale the business.

What you'll work on:

  • Developing a comprehensive understanding of the processes that currently exist and how to automate them for future.
  • Identify process improvements and efficiencies for the monthly close ensuring changes are implemented timely.
  • Working in collaboration with Risk, Compliance, Engineering, and Treasury departments to evaluate and implement automated reporting requirements.
  • Determine and provide requirements for new products in the lending and market-making area and ensure reporting is complete and accurate.
  • Understand technical accounting impacts in order to appropriately operationalize month-end close procedures for new lending and market making products.
  • Managing a team of 1-2 people and ensuring timelines are being met on a consistent basis.
  • Providing valuable feedback and assisting direct reports in growth of their careers.
  • Supporting ERP implementation, integration of data sources and automation of process and reporting.
  • Owning the implementation of Lukka reporting to automate accounting for digital assets.
  • Performing other ad-hoc projects as needed.

You will aspire to our four core values:

  • Multistakeholder - you have dedication and commitment to our customers, shareholders, employees and families and local communities.
  • Mindful - you seek to be respectful, an active listener and to pay attention to detail.  
  • Driven by Excellence - you are driven by our mission and our passion for customer success which means you relentlessly pursue excellence, that you do not tolerate mediocrity and you work intensely to achieve your goals. 
  • High Integrity - you seek open and honest communication, and you hold yourself to very high moral and ethical standards. You reject manipulation, dishonesty and intolerance.

What you'll bring to Circle:

  • 10+ years of accounting experience.
  • 3+ years of building and managing teams in a rapidly evolving environment.
  • Direct experience performing detailed and data intensive reconciliations.
  • Experience accounting for lending products, market making, investments, funds and digital assets is highly preferred.
  • Strong technical accounting skills and be current with regulations and compliance issues.
  • 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.
  • Ability to prioritize workloads and ensure tasks are completed timely.
  • High integrity and ability to handle confidential information.
  • Familiarity with Slack, Apple MacOS and GSuite.
  • Big 4 and CPA preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business.

Additional Information:

  • This position is eligible for day-one PERM sponsorship for qualified candidates.

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.


We’re looking far and wide for the right people.

Circle is a remote-first company. We understand and value the work that can be done remotely. Through virtual-coffees, happy hours, trivia contests, and online meetups, we stay connected, learn from each other, and build lasting relationships with our colleagues. Post pandemic, we expect to meet one another in person for professional and social events; however, Circle will remain a remote-first company. As a global organization, we aim to find the best talent no matter where you are located, which is why we target a variety of cities across many time zones and continents. If you feel this job is right for you, select the city closest to you from the list below to apply.