Associate, Equity Administrator

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

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:

The Equity Administrator will primarily administer and manage the Company’s equity programs. This role will be responsible for maintaining records, preparing documentation, and reporting equity rewards.

What You’ll Do:

  • Accurately and efficiently handle the day-to-day administration of the company’s stock plans globally, interfacing with internal departments including Compensation, Payroll, Finance, Tax, and Legal as well as external partners like our stock plan provider, broker, and transfer agent
  • Process all activity including grants, exercises, and share issuances in compliance with current regulations
  • Reconcile and perform auditing procedures relating to equity transactions to ensure accuracy and quality control in the equity management system
  • Work on integration and management of equity awards related to mergers and acquisitions
  • Communicate to employees and resolve employee issues or concerns as appropriate
  • Cross-train with other team members in all aspects of the equity administration function

What We’re Looking For:

  • Strong Excel skills and understanding how systems work end-to-end, ability to leverage complex formulas and modeling
  • 3+ years’ experience in global equity compensation administration, finance, accounting, or other related position

Bonus Points:

  • Strong attention to detail with excellent follow-up and follow-through skills
  • Being self-motivated, flexible, deadline-oriented, and able to complete tasks with minimal direction
  • Having superb analytical skills and the ability to work on a fast-paced team
  • Great customer service, communication, problem solving, and organizational skills

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