Faire is an online wholesale marketplace built on the belief that the future is local — there are over 2 million independent retailers in North America and Europe doing more than $2 trillion in revenue. At Faire, we're using the power of tech, data, and machine learning to connect this thriving community of entrepreneurs across the globe. Picture your favorite boutique in town — we help them discover the best products from around the world to sell in their stores. With the right tools and insights, we believe that we can level the playing field so that small businesses everywhere can compete with these big box and e-commerce giants.
By supporting the growth of independent businesses, Faire is driving positive economic impact in local communities, globally. We’re looking for smart, resourceful and passionate people to join us as we power the shop local movement. If you believe in community, come join ours.
About this role
Faire is revolutionizing wholesale and helping local retailers and their suppliers succeed in a technology-enabled era. As the first member of our Equity team, you will play an integral role in laying the foundation of equity for a multi-billion dollar company. This is an ideal role for someone who wants to work in a fast-paced, highly collaborative, and data-driven environment.
What you’ll do
Manage the Company’s equity-based program
Work closely with Finance, Accounting, Payroll, Legal, and People teams to ensure all equity transactions are processed and appropriate tax and regulatory filings are accurate and timely
Serve as a point of contact for employee questions and concerns related to equity
Process, manage and track new grant issuance, shares outstanding, and the overall share pool
Perform month end closing procedures and assist with public reporting according to US GAAP and assist with external audits
Perform monthly, quarterly, and annual reconciliation of records between equity database and general ledger
Develop and deliver equity-related education materials and other employee communications
4+ years of experience in Business Development/Partnerships, Logistics, Freight Operations, or related field
Domain experience within broader transportation, freight, or logistics industry
Deep experience and history of deal execution, including identifying, pitching, negotiating, structuring, closing, and executing deals
Strong communication and negotiating skills, both in pushing the envelope with third-party partners and pitching and building a business case internally to convince internal stakeholders of new opportunities
Proven data orientation with demonstrated experience using data to determine where to invest time and resources
Highly detail-oriented and structured with a proven interest in understanding the nuances of cross-border shipping and freight, including duties, tax, compliance, and regulatory requirements
Success in working cross-functionally and building alignment across the organization
We believe the future is local -- Now more than ever, consumers are choosing to support local shops over big-box chains. There are millions of thriving small businesses in North America and Europe alone, who collectively represent a $2T market. With our global community and the power of technology, Faire is helping fuel the growth of entrepreneurs everywhere.
We created Faire in 2017 with a simple vision: to help small businesses come together to compete on a more level playing field with the likes of Walmart and Amazon. Today, Faire is the online marketplace where retailers discover their next bestsellers from independent brands across the globe.