Squarespace is looking for an experienced professional to serve as its Corporate Controller. As the Controller, you will direct the organization’s accounting operations and improve accounting processes by adopting best practices for a global business ensuring that the team is equipped to grow and provide expertise and guidance to support Squarespace’s growth strategy. You have a proven track record of improving business processes, financial reporting, and systems through innovative solutions and automation.

You can be based remotely in an approved state (Eastern Time Zone working hours) and will report to the Chief Accounting Officer.

You’ll Get To…

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations for the accounting team to produce accurate consolidated financial reporting in accordance with US GAAP for all corporate and country operations.
  • Maintain and identify improvements for the accounting systems and business processes with a goal towards optimization, automation and efficiency
  • Develop and lead an accounting organization who can scale with growth
  • Develop and maintain a well-documented system of accounting policies and procedures
  • Serve as lead partner with external auditors; manage the audit processes and proactively communicate with auditors on accounting for complex transactions
  • Maintain chart of accounts to support financial reporting and meet the needs of management
  • Provide expertise on implementation of accounting policies and the accounting for complex transactions in conjunction with the External Reporting/Technical Accounting team
  • Execute management review controls and oversee execution of SOX controls owned by the accounting team

Who We’re Looking For

  • 15+ years of accounting experience with 5+ in a Controller (or equivalent) position at a publicly-traded company
  • Must have CPA license
  • Skilled technical accounting with a comprehensive understanding of US GAAP and SaaS revenue recognition models
  • Experience with building teams, attracting and developing talent
  • Experience with building and managing a SOX compliant accounting function
  • Experience managing a team, ability to delegate to and empower staff
  • Detail-oriented and analytical with solid organizational and problem solving skills
  • Public accounting experience

Benefits & Perks

  • A choice between medical plans with an option for 100% covered premiums
  • Fertility and adoption benefits
  • Access to supplemental insurance plans for additional coverage
  • Headspace mindfulness app subscription
  • Retirement benefits with employer match
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Up to 20 weeks of paid family leave
  • Equity plan for all employees
  • Pretax commuter benefit
  • Education reimbursement
  • Employee donation match to community organizations
  • 6 Global Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)
  • Dog-friendly workplace
  • Free lunch and snacks
  • Private rooftop

Cash Compensation Range: $212,000 – $287,000 USD

The base salary for this position will vary based on job-related criteria including relevant skills, experience, and location, among other factors.

In addition to the cash compensation above (which includes base salary and, where applicable for eligible roles, may include on-target commissions or overtime pay), all Squarespace employees are eligible to receive equity in the company as part of their total compensation.

This job offer was originally published on Jobicy

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January 11, 2023


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