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

You will work hybrid out of our NYC office & 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 & country operations.
  • Maintain & identify improvements for the accounting systems & business processes with a goal towards optimization, automation & efficiency
  • Develop & lead an accounting organization who can scale with growth
  • Develop & maintain a well-documented system of accounting policies & procedures
  • Serve as lead partner with external auditors; manage the audit processes & proactively communicate with auditors on accounting for complex transactions
  • Maintain chart of accounts to support financial reporting & meet the needs of management
  • Provide expertise on implementation of accounting policies & the accounting for complex transactions in conjunction with the External Reporting/Technical Accounting team
  • Execute management review controls & 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 & SaaS revenue recognition models
  • Experience with building teams, attracting & developing talent
  • Experience with building & managing a SOX compliant accounting function
  • Experience managing a team, ability to delegate to & empower staff
  • Detail-oriented & analytical with solid organizational & problem solving skills
  • Public accounting experience

Benefits & Perks

  • A choice between medical plans with an option for 100% covered premiums
  • Fertility & 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 & 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, qualifications & experience, 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.

About Squarespace

Squarespace is a leading all-in-one website building & ecommerce platform that enables millions to build a brand & transact with their customers in an impactful & beautiful online presence. Our products allow anyone at any stage of their journey to manage their projects & businesses through websites, domains, ecommerce, marketing tools, & scheduling, along with tools for managing a social media presence with Unfold & hospitality business management through Tock. Squarespace democratizes access to outstanding design, helping our customers in approximately 200 countries & territories maintain consistent branding across all digital touchpoints to stand out online. Our team of more than 1,400 is headquartered in bustling New York City, with offices in Dublin, Ireland, Aveiro, Portugal (coming soon!) & coworking spaces in the UK, Netherlands, & Australia. For more information, visit

Our Commitment

Today, more than a million people around the globe use Squarespace to share different perspectives & experiences with the world. Not only do we embrace & celebrate the diversity of our customers, but we also work toward 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.

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