• Location
    • New York
  • Date Posted
  • Sep. 14, 2021
  • Function
  • IT
  • Sector
  • Business Applications

Squarespace is known for our award-winning design, new technology, memorable marketing campaigns, and the teams that power it all behind the scenes. Our Total Rewards team drives cash, equity, perks and benefits for all employees around the world and plays a crucial role as we enter new markets. We’re looking for an Equity/Stock Plan Administrator to join our team who will manage all aspects of our Global Equity program including new grants, equity transactions, grant cancelations and employee education. You will report to the future Head of Total Rewards and can be based remotely in an approved state (see application question below for approved locations)

All Squarespace employees are working remotely at this time. We are closely monitoring the status of COVID-19 as we continue our work to build a return-to-work plan that ensures a safe return to our offices and provides flexibility for our employees.

Responsibilities

  • Manage day-to-day administration of our stock plans globally
  • Coordinate with multiple departments, including People, Legal and Accounting
  • Coordinate with external partners such as stock plan provider, broker and transfer agent
  • Manage Shareworks and Armanino to ensure all equity plan transactions (grants, exercises, dispositions, transfers, releases, etc.) are correctly processed on time and to maintain data integrity
  • Ensure global equity reporting and compliance with international tax and regulatory requirements, including 3921
  • Coordinate the approval of new equity grants, ensuring compliant approvals and controls are in place
  • Prepare reports on a periodic basis for tracking of the equity plan
  • Develop and provide education to employees on equity compensation
  • Maintain inbox for any questions related to the equity plan
  • Reconcile transactions, termination dates, tax withholding and reporting, and other items
  • Work on special projects relating to equity

Qualifications

  • 4+ years of stock administration experience at global company
  • Experience with the Shareworks platform and other major third-party equity software systems and brokerage firms
  • Understanding of U.S. federal, state and global equity taxation
  • Experience with US GAAP and SOX
  • Experience building employee equity education programs
  • Certified Equity Professional (CEP) preferred

About Squarespace

Squarespace makes beautiful products to help people with creative ideas succeed. By blending elegant design and sophisticated engineering, we empower millions of people — from individuals and local artists to entrepreneurs shaping the world's most iconic businesses — to share their stories with the world. Squarespace's team of more than 1,200 is headquartered in downtown New York City, with offices in Dublin, Los Angeles and Portland. For more information, visit www.squarespace.com/about.

Benefits & Perks

  • Health insurance with 100% premium covered for you and your dependent children
  • Flexible vacation & paid time off
  • Up to 20 weeks of paid family leave
  • Equity plan for all employees
  • Retirement benefits with employer match
  • Fertility and adoption benefits
  • Free lunch and snacks at all offices
  • Education reimbursement
  • Dog-friendly workplace in New York office
  • Commuter benefit in the form of reduced tax (Ireland) and pretax (US)

Today, more than a million people around the globe use Squarespace to share different perspectives and experiences with the world. Not only do we embrace and celebrate the diversity of our customer base, but we also strive for the same in our employees. At Squarespace, we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or parental status, disability, veteran status, or other class protected by applicable law. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.