Assistant Controller – Cryptocurrency / Fintech

Full Time

Madison-Davis Client

A technology driven financial services and investment management firm is building out its Finance team. The company has done incredibly well over the past few years as they are one of the industry leaders focused on cryptocurrency, digital assets and blockchain technology (the company owns around $1 billion worth of bitcoin). Because of all of their success and growth the CFO is focused on hiring a new Assistant Controller aka VP of Finance to oversee a team of 5 and oversee the accounting and operations of 5 major business lines of the firm.

Responsibilities:

  • Report directly to the Director, Financial Controller, and interface directly with senior management team members
  • Lead financial accounting and controls for approximately 20 legal entities covering the following business lines:
    • Principal investments
    • Asset managers of the Galaxy sponsored funds
    • Broker dealer (outsourced FinOp)
    • SPAC
    • Central services entities and holding companies
  • Lead financial operations (primarily AP)
  • Manage 5 FTE
  • Work with front office teams to determine accounting implications of new business / investments
  • Develop, implement and upgrade controls and procedures to ensure the function will be Sarbanes Oxley ready compliant in the near future.
  • Research and analyze accounting matters / Drafting and implementing formal accounting policies; evaluate current accounting practices and procedures and drive continuous improvement
  • Enhance intra-group funding, transfer pricing & equity accounting and documentation
  • Special projects, as needs arise
  • Work closely with various front office and back-office teams: Investments, Advisory, Asset Management, Trading Finance, SEC Reporting, FP&A, Risk Management, Legal, Tax & Operations

Qualifications:

  • 6-10 years of big 4 audit experience with Asset Management or Banking clients OR a mix of big 4 audit and hands on investment accounting experience
  • CPA
  • Ability to manage a team
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