International Benefits Analyst (APAC)


Japan Remote


Blockchain & Cryptocurrency / Data + Analytics

Jun 24

About Kraken

As one of the largest and most trusted digital asset platforms globally, we are empowering people to experience the life-changing potential of crypto. Trusted by over 8 million consumer and pro traders, institutions, and authorities worldwide - our unique combination of products, services, and global expertise is helping tip the scales towards mass crypto adoption. But we’re only just getting started. We want to be pioneers in crypto and add value to the everyday lives of billions. Now is not the time to sit on the sidelines. Join us to bring crypto to the world.

To ensure Kraken is the right fit for you, please ensure you read Kraken Culture Explained to find out more about us!

About The Role

Our People team is called the Krakenite Experience (KX) team, and we aim to become a world leader in People Experience. We are now hiring an international Benefits Analyst to join our diverse and forward‐thinking global company. This skilled and experienced Benefits professional will add value to Kraken by ensuring that our programs align with our Total Rewards philosophy, are market competitive, and ensure that the Krakenite Experience is world class from their first days as a Krakenite all the way through their entire Kraken lifecycle.

This is a great opportunity for a Benefits professional who has already thrived in creating the best‐in‐class people experiences in high‐growth organizations and who wants to get involved in an industry that is changing the world!


  • Be the first point of contact for employees on all things benefits related in APAC
  • Support the day-to-day benefits operations and programs (e.g., medical, dental, life insurance plans, disability programs, retirement and leaves of absence) providing customer service to employees
  • Work with vendors to set up and maintain up to date benefit information including contact details, processes for new Krakenites, ensuring most updated versions are availableIdentify and execute on process improvements for benefits workflows
  • Communicate benefits programs to employees using presentations, written materials, and emails. This includes new hire orientation.
  • Support annual benefits annual renewal process, to include employee communications, prepare benefit plan materials, coordinate timelines and address employee questions
  • Stay current on legal and regulatory trends and requirements in benefits and provide recommendations for all legislation changes
  • Partner with the benefits team on global benefit projects, such as launching wellness programs and country expansionConsulting with third party provider making sure all info and payroll data is accurate & compliance
  • Using excel to collate payroll data to send on to payroll provider
  • Partner with finance teams to prepare and process benefits billing to ensure accurate recording and timely payments

Leave of Absence

  • Assist in administration of our LOA program, including tracking and employee communications
  • Update HRIS (Workday) with LOA status and other information, as needed
  • Administer all New Parents benefits, including pre-leave check-in meeting
  • Partner with KX and Payroll team to ensure Associates on LOA are compensated correctly


  • 3 -5 years of hands on experience in benefits analysis, both domestically and internationally
  • Proficiency with HRIS (Workday) , Microsoft Office, and Google Suite
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent organizational skillsExperience in both a start-up and a large global company, ideally in Tech, Finance
  • Must be a proactive solution oriented team player with a proven ability to collaborate with all levels of stakeholders
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skillsExperience working remotely a plus
  • A passion for and knowledge of cryptocurrency is a plus

Location Tagging: #APAC

We’re powered by people from around the world with their own unique and diverse experiences. We value all Krakenites and their talents, contributions, and perspectives, regardless of their background. We encourage you to apply for roles where you don't fully meet the listed requirements, especially if you're passionate or knowledgable about crypto!

As an equal opportunity employer we don’t tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Whether that’s based on race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws.

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