Assurance Senior Manager/Partner (Blockchain)

Published May 23, 2023
Location San Francisco, CA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  Part-time  


Job Description

The rapid rise of the blockchain and digital assets is disrupting and transforming how we do business today and it will change how we do business tomorrow. There is not a better time to join our BPM Blockchain and Digital Assets practice. We are looking for a passionate Assurance Partner serving an evolving and exciting industry. Join our BPM blockchain and digital assets team, a team that loves serving our clients as well as helping our clients become successful. This team works with many large crypto entities including exchanges, wallets, miners, trading platform, funds with activities in DeFi, mining, staking, lending and NFTs.

BPM is a full-service accounting firm providing comprehensive assurance, tax, and consulting services to clients globally. We are one of the largest California-based accounting firms and have built our success by focusing on our clients and our people. Our people-centered culture and firm motto “Because People Matter“ has allowed us to be consistently recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area.

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We have:

Consistent recognition as one of the Bay Area's “Best Places to Work“.

Recognition as “Top 5 Accounting Firm in the Bay Area“.

Summer Hours - Leave early on Friday afternoons from June to August!

BPMU - A corporate university that's dedicated to your career growth and development.

Flexibility in your day-to-day work schedule.

Rich diversity in the clients, industries, and overall work.


A PASSION for blockchain and digital assets.

Licensed CPA.

BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.

MBA or other advanced degree preferred.

Experience in blockchain and digital assets is ideal, however, not necessary.

Familiarity with technical accounting matters common to the industry, such as token issuances, exchange/custodial accounting, DeFI, staking, lending, derivatives accounting, crypto basis tracking, etc.

Minimum of 12 plus years of audit experience.

Ability to be a leader, effectively managing a team of professionals while also handling multiple projects and client deadlines.

Prior experience in core assurance services conducting audit planning, developing audit programs, performing testing and preparing work papers is required.

Knowledge of internal accounting controls, control testing, professional standards and regulations.

Knowledge of regulatory compliance requirements (money transmitters, BSA, AML/KYC, finance lenders, Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, NYDFS BitLicense, broker-dealers, Alternative Trading System (ATS), Futures Commission Merchants (FCM), and other CFTC/SEC regulations).

Superior analytical and problem-solving skills, and ability to conduct technical research required.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel and Word.

Understanding of the blockchain and digital assets technology ecosystem (smart contracts, block explorers, crypto tracking and accounting software, blockchain analysis, and other RegTech tools).

Ability to effectively market or sell professional services.

You Will (Job Responsibilities)

Work with the blockchain and digital assets leaders and partners.

Responsible for leading day-to-day execution and delivery of audit and advisory activities throughout the year.

Supervise associate level professionals and delegate engagement responsibilities.

Responsible for communicating and resolving audit matters that arise during the audit engagement with the support of the engagement manager.

Develop and maintain client relationships, thus driving client satisfaction.

Research, understand and apply complex accounting concepts and auditing procedures.

Draft financials and report audit findings (both verbal and written).

Develop, motivate, and mentor associates by providing training, regular feedback and career guidance while fostering a team environment.

Wondering if you should apply?

BPM is powered by knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and forward-thinking people committed to developing a culture of inclusion. We recognize, develop, and empower talent and encourage diversity of thought. Your point of view, skillset and experience will only make us stronger, so if you're eager to share new ideas and try new things, we want to hear from you.

BPM provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Please note - this posting is for prospective candidates only. Unsolicited third party resume submissions will be considered property of BPM and will not be acknowledged or returned.