Staff Accountant

Core Scientific
February 26, 2024
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
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Who We Are

Bold. Unapologetic. Hardworking. We are building something special. Put simply: We power and secure the next global financial system.

At Core Scientific, we host best-in-class enterprise level blockchain hardware in expansive, state-of-the-art data center facilities. Our proprietary software stack automates blockchain minng optimization, pushes machine images and firmware, and monitors all aspects of our operations, ensuring our customers receive the highest possible ROI on their hardware investment.

But what makes us different from others in our industry, apart from our unrivaled white-glove customer service? We invest heavily in growing our own digital asset holdings and pioneering innovative financial products and services to maximize our own, and our customers' portfolios, through blockchain technology.

Come join us as we focus exclusively on the game changing, hypergrowth financial technologies that are already diversifying markets and democratizing access to stores of value. Pioneering an industry isn't for the faint of heart. We require smart, creative, collaborative minds, who work hard and fast.

Intrigued? Then apply and be a part of something truly revolutionary at Core Scientific.

Title Staff Accountant

Reports To Sr. Manager, Accounting

The Job

We're looking for a Staff Accountant who is experienced in all aspects of our accounting and reporting process. This role will be focused on the delivery of month-end close accounting tasks and processes. Outside of close there is a strong focus on process and systems improvements to help build out our policies, procedures and bring efficiencies to our team. We are looking for someone with strong ownership, bias for action to get things done accurately and timely.

As a member of the accounting team, you will be a key player as we build out our team and bring financial excellence to support the expanding needs of the business. Our accounting team is passionate about pioneering and building optimal financial foundations to support the fast-paced growth of the business. We solve complex problems, are eager to bring continuous improvement, and focused on implementing sustainable processes with appropriate internal controls. Our focus will always be to ensure that we follow the highest levels of care and integrity to stand in compliance with GAAP accounting and follow internal controls. You will be playing an integral role in the core tasks of month end close processes. If you love accounting, fast-paced environments, want an exciting opportunity to learn the evolving industry of blockchain technologies, this is for you!


  • Own areas of monthly close, journal entry preparation, balance sheet reconciliations, supporting schedules, flux analysis, and reporting deliverables
  • Understand accounting and financial principles and how to apply them
  • Makes recommendations to drive process improvement initiatives and execute by building scalable accounting processes to support growth
  • Understand internal control design concepts sufficient to assess the effectiveness of controls in their area and to design new processes and controls for emerging and growing business activities.
  • Execute judgments to keep projects moving and ensure the right decisions are reached to close the books each month.
  • Analyze complex processes and systems data.
  • Team player who identifies problems, helps research and drive solutions, and implement best practices for the team
  • Establish and maintain up-to-date accounting policies and procedures
  • Enhance partnerships between Accounting and various business groups
  • Help with ad-hoc reporting and projects as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's in Accounting
  • CPA license or actively pursuing CPA license
  • 3+ years of experience working in month-end close
  • Familiarity with GAAP research tools and the FASB codification
  • Working knowledge of the COSO internal control framework and a solid understanding of the concepts of control design and operational efficiency
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Accounting experience with Big Four (public) with Fortune 500 clients
  • Experience working with a fast-paced, high-tech start-up or complex company
  • Experience with NetSuite or similar ERP system
  • Demonstrated history of solving multiple complex operational and accounting challenges
  • Strong track-record for process improvement
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Location

    Austin, TX Headquarters


    Minimal travel required.

    Supervisor Experience

    Not required

    Work Environment

    This job operates in an office location. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptop computers, and smartphones.

    Physical Demands

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; use hands; and lift up to 10 pounds.

    Position Type/ Expected Hours of Work

    This is a full-time, Monday – Friday position. You may be expected to work some weekends and after hours as work requires.

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