Accounting Policy Associate/VP

  • Galaxy Digital
  • New York, NY
  • May 09, 2022
Full time Accounting

Job Description

Who We Are:

At Galaxy we are building products and services to help the world invest in economic progress. We believe crypto and blockchain innovations will permeate and improve all aspects of our global economy. Our vision is a society where value and ownership flow as freely as information. Galaxy is a digital asset and blockchain leader helping institutions, startups, and individuals access and navigate the crypto economy. As one of the most well-capitalized and trusted companies in the industry, we provide platform solutions custom-made for a digitally native ecosystem across multiple synergistic business lines: Trading, Asset Management (passive and active strategies), Principal Investments,  Investment Banking Services, and Mining. Galaxy’s CEO and Founder Michael Novogratz leads a team of crypto enthusiasts, and institutional veterans focused on the future of finance and Web3. The Company is headquartered in New York City, with offices in Chicago, London, Amsterdam, Tokyo, Hong Kong, the Cayman Islands (registered office), and New Jersey.

Additional information about the Company's businesses and products is available on

What We Value:

We are a diverse team of free thinkers, and fast movers united to help investors and creators energize the global economy. We are looking for individuals who thrive in a culture of builders and overachievers and embrace high performance, transparent feedback, and a mission-first approach. Our culture shapes our way of working and gets us where we want to be.

  • Seek Excellence.
  • Be Selective To Be Effective.
  • Be Highly Aligned, Loosely Coupled.
  • Disagree Transparently.
  • Encourage Independent Decision-Making.
  • Build Dream Teams.

Who You Are:

Galaxy Digital is seeking an experienced Accounting Policy Associate/VP to join our rapidly growing organization. The Accounting Policy Associate/VP is a strategic professional who closely follows latest trends in the accounting field, with an emphasis on digital assets, and adapts them for application within own job and the Company. You will need to be able to function in a fast-paced environment, for a business that is rapidly growing and constantly changing. A desire to dig into the details and roll up your sleeves is required.  This role will involve researching accounting guidance on specific transactions; implementing new accounting standards; commenting on proposed accounting standards; and documenting the Company’s accounting policies and considerations

What You'll Do:

  • Report directly to the Head of Accounting Policy
  • Work alongside experienced accounting professionals in the Accounting Policy, SEC Reporting and Accounting teams
  • Reading drafts of transaction documents, summarizing key terms, identifying accounting issues, researching relevant accounting pronouncements and preparing a roadmap that documents the Company’s preliminary accounting conclusions.
  • Assist with presenting preliminary accounting conclusions to external auditors and their subject matter experts
  • Formally documenting the Company’s accounting conclusions and policies in a memorandum.
  • Liaise with the various business units on applying existing accounting standards to new products/transaction in the rapidly emerging crypto market 
  • Research and document technical accounting issues under applicable accounting standards
  • Participant in the development of the firm’s accounting policies
  • Responsible for monitoring and interpreting various emerging technical accounting issues under U.S. GAAP
  • Assist with the implementation of new and existing disclosures in SEC filings
  • Assist in preparing and maintaining the Company’s accounting policy manual
  • Prepare and deliver training related to the firm’s accounting policies and emerging accounting standards
  • Coordinate departmental activities and ensure compliance with established policies and procedures
  • Special projects, as needs arise

What We're Looking For: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • CPA
  • 4+ years of experience with a focus on accounting policy
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong writing and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively both individually and in a team environment

Bonus Points:

  • Big 4 accounting experience a plus
  • Knowledge of IFRS accounting standards a plus

What We Offer:

  • Competitive base salary, bonus, and equity
  • 100% company paid health insurance for employees, partners and dependents
  • 3% 401(k) company contribution
  • Generous paid Parental Leave
  • Flexible Time Off (paid)
  • Hybrid/Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Opportunities to learn about the Crypto industry
  • Free daily snacks and weekly lunches
  • Smart, entrepreneurial, and fun colleagues
  • Annual charitable giving match
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Free virtual coaching and counseling sessions through Ginger

*Benefits may vary based on location

Galaxy respects diversity and seeks to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and job applicants for employment without regard to actual or perceived age, race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital or partnership or caregiver status, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military or veteran status, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, or other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete the application process or to participate in an interview, please contact