Accounting Policy Director

Galaxy Digital Services | We are the bridge between the crypto and the institutional worlds


Galaxy Digital is a technology-driven financial services and investment management firm that provides institutions and direct clients with a full suite of financial solutions spanning the digital assets ecosystem.


New York, NY, USA

Job Description

About Galaxy Digital

Galaxy Digital is a diversified financial services firm dedicated to the digital asset, cryptocurrency and blockchain technology industry. As one of the most well-capitalized and trusted companies in the industry, Galaxy Digital is a publicly listed company on the TSX and operates five synergistic business lines: Trading (arbitrage, macro, market making/OTC), Asset Management (passive and active strategies, including venture capital), Principal Investing, Investment Banking Services (capital markets and M&A) and Mining (proprietary mining and mining finance). Galaxy Digital’s CEO and Founder Michael Novogratz leads a team of institutional veterans focused on this high-growth, technology-driven space. The company is headquartered in New York City, with offices in San Francisco, Tokyo, Hong Kong, London, Chicago, the Cayman Islands (registered office) and New Jersey.

About You

Galaxy Digital is seeking a highly skilled, experienced hands-on Accounting Policy Director to join our rapidly growing organization. The Accounting Policy Director is a strategic professional who closely follows latest trends in the accounting field, with an emphasis on digital assets, and adapts them for application the situation and the Company. You will need to be able to function in a fast-paced environment, for a business that is constantly growing and changing. A desire to dig into the details and roll up your sleeves is required.  This role will involve concluding on the application of accounting guidance to specific transactions; implementing new accounting standards; building out the Company’s library of accounting policies and considerations; supporting the broader SEC Reporting Team with filings and correspondence with regulators.

On a given day at Galaxy, you will:

  • Report directly to the Head of SEC Reporting
  • Work alongside experienced accounting professionals in the Accounting Policy, SEC Reporting and Accounting teams
  • Liaise with the various business units on applying existing accounting standards to new products/transactions in the rapidly emerging crypto market
  • Research and document technical accounting issues under applicable accounting standards
  • Reviewing draft transaction documents, concluding on accounting treatment, and ensuring proper analysis and documentation.
  • Present accounting conclusions to external auditors and their subject matter experts
  • Development of the firm’s accounting policies
  • Building out the Company’s formal library of policies and transactional accounting treatment conclusions.
  • 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
  • Coordinate departmental activities and ensure compliance with established policies and procedures
  • Special projects, as needs arise

You’ve worked hard for:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • CPA
  • 10-15 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

You rock at:

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

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 [email protected].

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