Assurance Manager, Digital Assets

Job Locations US-MD-Hunt Valley | US-OH-Akron | US-OH-Youngstown | US-IL-Chicago | US-MI-Detroit | US-PA-Pittsburgh | US-WI-Milwaukee | US-MI-St. Clair Shores | US-OH-Cleveland
ID
2022-1367
Category
Assurance
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Cohen & Company

Certified Public Accountants

 

At Cohen & Company, our purpose is to engage, teach, inspire and improve lives through the power of knowledge and trust. We value great people, teamwork, a competitive spirit and courage, and the ability to adapt and remain optimistic.

 

Named one of the fastest growing private companies in the country, Cohen & Company offers assurance, tax and advisory services to clients throughout the U.S. and worldwide. The firm serves a broad range of clients, from privately held companies and their owners; to private equity firms and their portfolio companies; to public and private funds, advisers and fund service providers within the investment industry; to Fortune 1000 multinational enterprises. Cohen & Company was founded in 1977 and has more than 650 associates in Illinois, Ohio, Maryland, Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. Learn more at cohencpa.com. Member Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB).

 

Our Digital Assets Space:

 

Cohen & Company is a leader in cryptocurrency audit and tax services. We are recognized for our deep expertise in the cross section of blockchain and cryptocurrencies with accounting, audit, and tax. We have seats on the AICPA Digital Assets Working Group and actively participate in industry groups like the Chamber of Digital Commerce. We were the first to audit cryptocurrency hedge funds and provide reserve assurance for stablecoins. 

Responsibilities

Our Digital Assets Opportunities:

 

Our Digital Assets practice is experiencing dramatic growth and we are seeking individuals with an entrepreneurial energy and commitment to client service to join our team! We are looking for accounting or finance professionals at the Manager level to work in our Technology & Life Sciences practice supporting Digital Asset clients. This role will primarily focus on financial statement audits for cryptocurrency hedge funds. 

Because of the dramatic growth, there is continued opportunity for career growth in this area of the firm. We are open to this position being remote or in any of our markets: Cleveland, Akron, or Youngstown, OH; Chicago, IL; Detroit, MI; St. Clair Shores, MI; Baltimore, MD; Pittsburgh, PA; Milwaukee, WI. This job is not available for residents of Colorado or New York City.

 

On the Assurance team in the Digital Assets practice, you will: 

  • Design and execute audit procedures for digital asset funds to complete financial statement audits
  • Prepare audit workpapers to support and document digital asset audit testing
  • Communicate with clients and third-party fund administrators throughout the course of the audits
  • Collaborate and work closely with audit team members to determine how to test new digital asset activities and investments
  • Analogize accounting standards to digital asset transactions and activities
  • Gain exposure to many different digital assets and blockchains, as well as interact with digital asset platforms and infrastructure companies

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Must have Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license
  • Currently working at the experienced Senior Accountant or Manager level
  • Experience or interest in working on clients in one or more of the following industries: digital assets, mutual funds, hedge funds, etc.
  • Must have a genuine interest for the digital asset space and a strong desire to be part of an innovative team that is actively solving the challenging new developments in the digital asset space

 

You may be a fit this role if: 

  • You have a Bachelor of Arts (BA)/Bachelor of Science (BS) in Accounting, Business, Economics or Finance
  • You enjoy challenges and fast-paced environments
  • You love to solve puzzles

 

Preferred experience, but not required: 

  • Experience in cryptocurrencies/blockchain, financial services, or investment management (hedge funds, mutual funds, Exchange Traded Funds (EFTs), etc.)

 

Learn more about us:

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity of thought and background to build an inclusive and energized culture and better meet the needs of our clients.

 

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