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Squarespace // creative tools for designing websites
New York City    Posted: Tuesday, September 14, 2021
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Squarespace is known for our award-winning design, new technology, memorable marketing campaigns, & the teams that power it all behind the scenes. Our Total Rewards team drives cash, equity, perks & benefits for all employees around the world & 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 & employee education. You will report to the future Head of Total Rewards & 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 & provides flexibility for our employees.


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


  • 4+ years of stock administration experience at global company
  • Experience with the Shareworks platform & other major third-party equity software systems & brokerage firms
  • Understanding of U.S. federal, state & global equity taxation
  • Experience with US GAAP & 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 & sophisticated engineering, we empower millions of people from individuals & 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 & Portland. For more information, visit

Benefits & Perks

  • Health insurance with 100% premium covered for you & 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 & adoption benefits
  • Free lunch & snacks at all offices
  • Education reimbursement
  • Dog-friendly workplace in New York office
  • Commuter benefit in the form of reduced tax (Ireland) & pretax (US)

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 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.

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