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Procurement and Accounts Payable Manager at Squarespace (Greater NYC Area, NY)

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Squarespace is looking for a Procurement and Accounts Payable Manager to join our growing Finance and Accounting team. We are seeking individuals who can help build the sourcing and procurement function and manage all activities related to Accounts Payable, thus overseeing the entire procure-2-pay process. Reporting to the Head of Treasury and Procurement, you will contribute to all aspects of procurement, including establishing new procurement policies and processes, support the business with all procurement related steps and partner with all relevant stakeholders to identify sourcing opportunities, engage vendors in pricing and contract negotiations and drive value. As the leader of Accounts Payable, you will focus on managing all accounts payable responsibilities and related procedures to guarantee an efficient business operation. As a member of our finance team, you will be a necessary asset to a growing international finance operation whose footprint touches all aspects of the company, including marketing, creative, engineering and business operations.

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 

Procurement Responsibilities:

  • Develop procurement policies and procedures with the Legal team and influence adoption and adherence to policies
  • Support and guide business leads through the 7 step procurement process for large purchase orders/requisitions
  • Partner with Finance/Accounting/Legal/Business units to identify and execute strategies to improve value and create efficiencies across the procurement function
  • Establish KPI metrics to include cost savings and avoidance, policy compliance, purchase order cycle time, and supplier compliance.
  • Negotiate competitive pricing and volume discounts for long-term contracts and service-level agreements
  • Manage and monitor internal controls over vendor compliance, purchase order/requisitions and disbursements, including compliance with SOX.

Accounts Payable Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all activities within the Accounts Payable function
  • Develop, implement, improve and enforce policies and department controls to increase accuracy and efficiency across payment processes
  • Oversee all routine department activities, such as payment cycles and monthly close, to ensure that they are completed accurately and on time
  • Help with internal and external reporting requirements
  • Build and maintain relationships with employees, clients, vendors, and lenders.
  • Ensure accounting treatment is in accordance with U.S. GAAP
  • Additional support to the Finance team
  • Manage Accounts Payable Lead and 2 other indirect reports

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 7+ years of combined procurement, accounting or accounts payable experience coupled with experience managing direct reports
  • Ideally, minimum 5+ years of direct procurement experience, combined with 2+ years of accounting or accounts payable experience and managing direct reports
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or similar
  • People management experience
  • Experience with Netsuite, Kyriba and Coupa PO system a huge plus
  • Understanding of basic accounting concepts and US GAAP
  • Self-starter with strong work ethic who can work independently as well as within a team
  • Ability to communicate effectively and develop relationships across the organization
  • Strong problem solving, analytical and multitasking capabilities
  • Commitment to accuracy, integrity and attention to detail
  • Independent thinker who can make decisions and solve ambiguous problems

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.

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Where we are

Squarespace is headquartered in the West Village of Manhattan, within walking distance from the 1, A, C, E, B, D, F, and M trains.

Technology we use

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What are Squarespace Perks + Benefits

Squarespace Benefits Overview

Flexible PTO policy for full time employees
20 weeks paid leave to welcome a child through any of the ways to form a family for all genders
Up to 12 weeks paid personal care leave
Up to 20 weeks paid leave to care for a family member
Bereavement leave for loss of a loved one
$20,000 benefit for fertility planning & treatment, adoption & surrogacy
Unlimited free virtual family planning visits with OB/GYNs, doulas & midwives
Subsidized backup care for family, infant, child, adult, or elder dependents
Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) to support child care & parenting, helping aging parents & more
Virtual counseling sessions with licensed therapists fully covered with HealthJoy
100% paid Headspace app subscriptions
Access to mental healthcare apps, Talkspace & Ginger
100% paid premiums on health benefits for you, your dependent children & domestic partner
$5,000 tuition reimbursement per year
2 complimentary Squarespace sites & subscription to Unfold

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Squarespace offers virtual counseling sessions with licensed therapists fully covered with HealthJoy. 100% paid Headspace app subscriptions and access to mental healthcare apps, Talkspace & Ginger.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
All employees have full access to LinkedIn Learning.
Online course subscriptions available

An Insider's view of Squarespace

What does your typical day look like?

My days are usually split between weekly one-on-ones with my team and pockets of time where I can focus on what I need to get done for the week. The dedicated time to speak one on one with my team is the best place for me to hear about their wins, understand and coach them through their challenges, and help them move forward.

Trish

Technical Program Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I first stepped into Squarespace as an intern, and it’s been a crash course in all things advertising and design since then. I’ve worked on some cool projects, from developing a microsite built to celebrate our awesome customers called Makers & Dreamers to creating content for our product that tons of users will come across.

Gina

Art Director

What is your vision for the company?

My role is to lead the creation of a shared vision, strategy, and plan toward the development of a learning culture at Squarespace. We envision Squarespace becoming a place where people come to not just do their career’s best work, but also as a place where they learn and grow in unimaginable ways.

Jason

Director of Learning & Development

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