Senior Accountant, Compensation



Accounting & Finance
Remote · United States
Posted on Saturday, May 11, 2024

Who we are:

BigID is an innovative tech startup that focuses on solutions for data security, compliance, privacy, and governance. We're leading the market in all things data: helping our customers reduce risk, drive business innovation, achieve compliance, build customer trust, make better decisions, and get more value from their data.

We are building a global team with a passion for innovation and next-gen technology. BigID has been recognized for being one of CNBC’s Top 25 Startups powering the economy, we're on Built In's 2023 Best Places to Work, one of America's fastest-growing companies, Inc5000 2023, 3 years running, one of the 20 coolest identity access management and data protection companies, CRN Security 100 2023, a Market Leader in DSPM at the 11th annual Global InfoSec Awards (Cyber Defense Magazine) and 2023 Disruptor Gold Winner - Most Disruptive Cyber Security Software, Globee Awards.

At BigID, our team is the foundation of our success. Join a people-centric culture that is fast-paced and rewarding: you’ll have the opportunity to work with some of the most talented people in the industry who value innovation, diversity, integrity, and collaboration.

Who we seek:

We are seeking a Compensation Senior Accountant to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for all related employee compensation, such as payroll, stock-based compensation, bonuses, commissions, and T&E. They will serve as the primary point person to support our employee stakeholders and be the liaison with our 3rd party providers.

What you’ll do:

  • Work with the external PEO payroll provider and external accountants to process semi-monthly and monthly payroll for all Global employees, approximately 400 and growing rapidly
  • Receive and process payroll change information from the People team
  • Audit information for completeness and take appropriate action where needed
  • Reconcile payroll processing to payroll reports and produce payroll journal entries bi-weekly or monthly
  • Maintain compliance with company policy, GAAP, internal controls, SOX and local legal requirements.
  • Manage and enter employee's T&E and prepare them for reimbursements according to company policy
  • Review and monitor employees’ T&E expenses, generate T&E reports for review and upload necessary information to assist with monthly financial close.
  • Perform reconciliations of information per the equity administration portal, general ledger, stock transfer agent and bank accounts.
  • Assist in preparation of quarterly share-based compensation calculations and maintaining stock option program
  • Assist with Ad hoc payroll accounting projects
  • Assist the Controller and team with month end close processes within a short time frame monthly
  • Assist with appropriate allocation of headcount mapping

What you’ll bring:

  • 5+ Years of relevant accounting experience
  • BA/BS in Accounting/Finance
  • Prior experience with a cloud-based ERP preferable (NetSuite)
  • Prior experience with a cloud-based equity platform preferable (Carta)
  • Prior experience with a cloud-based T&E platform preferable (Expensify and Concur)
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written
  • Experience in a fast growth, SaaS-based technology company a plus

Our Values:

We look for people who embody our values - Care, Do, Try & Shine.

  • Care - We care about our customers and each other
  • Do - We do what it takes to make a positive impact
  • Try - We try our best and we don’t give up
  • Shine - We shine and make it our mission to always stand out

The annual base salary range is $115,000 to $135,000. Actual salaries will vary and are based on a candidate’s qualifications, skills, and competencies. Salary is just one component of our Compensation Philosophy. Variable/Bonus Compensation & Equity Incentives align with individual and company performance.


💻 Work from home with a global remote-first community

Global Culture Corner

Flexible PTO and Quarterly Volunteer Days

💸 Equity Participation

100% employer-covered medical, dental, and vision options available to you

🐶 Additional insurance benefits like pet insurance and legal assistance

📚 Learning & Development Opportunities

Fidelity Employer Sponsored 401K

Robust DEI Program with several vibrant ERG communities

Paid Parental Leave



BigDiversity: We’re committed to creating a culture of inclusion, diversity, and equality – across race, gender, sexuality, disability, and neurodiversity – where innovation and growth thrive, every voice is heard, and everybody belongs. Learn more about us here.

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