WorkStride is a fast-growing company in the employee incentive and recognition industry. Our software platform is an enterprise-wide recognition, rewards, and incentive solution that makes it easy to highlight good deeds, compensate great work, and share authentic stories that reinforce a common direction. We are headquartered in New York City’s Empire State Building, and we are owned by The Riverside Company, a global private equity firm.

The culture at WorkStride is an entrepreneurial one where individuals with creative ideas and the motivation to implement them can make a big impact. In this fast-growing environment, employees have the freedom to define their roles and take on projects that might be outside of a typical job description.

Some benefits to working at WorkStride include:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Summer Fridays and flexible vacation policy
  • Empire State Building location, convenient to all public transportation, with beautiful views from the 39th floor
  • State of the art gym on-site
  • Free snacks and drinks
  • Casual dress code
  • Cooking competitions, game nights, and monthly birthday/anniversary parties
  • Great corporate culture, with a highly accessible executive team and regular company meetings to communicate goals and progress

Join Our Team

Director, Strategic Alliances

Our Director, Strategic Alliances will develop and execute plans and programs to win, maintain and expand WorkStride’s distribution channel as well as forge new partnerships. You are a talented, energetic and experienced sales exec who is ready to develop and grow our distribution capabilities through partnership with Salesforce and other major partner channels! You are extremely passionate about performance management, building relationships, and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

You will be responsible for achieving sales as well as partner engagement. You will own channel partner health and work proactively to ensure close alignment between WorkStride and its partners. You’ll report directly to our EVP, Sales & Marketing. This is an amazing opportunity for someone who wants to be a trailblazer and build a business.

In this role you will:

  • Determine partner engagement strategy, engage with executive leadership on both sides, build and grow WorkStride’s presence across all key market segments to achieve business targets
  • Work cross-functionally as the partner strategy owner to ensure internal messaging alignment and operational coordination
  • Partner with marketing and sales operations to ensure the execution of programs and events to drive channel leads, pipeline and deal progression
  • Work with the product team to develop joint messaging and value propositions that highlight mutually beneficial relationship and value to end customer, along with repeatable sales enablement programs and toolkits
  • Ensure executive alignment and relationship building between WorkStride and partner executive teams
  • Assess, clarify, and validate partner needs on an ongoing basis (weekly, monthly, quarterly)
  • Track, measure and report-out on channel effectiveness against targets and adjust programs and strategies as necessary

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience leading channel sales or strategic alliances
  • Proven record of enabling a network of partners
  • Enterprise Sales experience, with a proven track record of exceeding revenue goals
  • Experience growing within a small start-up environment
  • Excellent time management and communication skills
  • Strong ability to interact effectively with C-level executives and senior managers
  • Ability to quickly understand technical concepts and explain them to audiences of varying technical expertise
  • Possess a relentless commitment to quality and customer success
  • Experience with employee engagement, human capital management, CRM or other related industry experience a plus

 

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Sr. Accountant

The successful candidate will be responsible for the accounting functions for the company and assist with monthly and year-end close process. Individual will assist in the preparation of US GAAP financials monthly, perform daily and weekly accounting tasks, and help to continually improve the financial processes and controls of the organization. This position reports to the Director of Accounting.

In this role you will:

  • Facilitate and prepare month-end and year-end journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP principles
  • Analyze revenue, commissions and expenses to ensure accuracy and report on variance
  • Assist with external auditors and annual audit preparation
  • Help to improve NetSuite reporting and automation
  • Manage AR process to ensure customers are invoiced in an accurate and timely manner
  • Manage AR collections
  • Manage AP process to ensure vendor invoices are properly recorded and paid
  • Assist with year-end audit
  • Assist with tax audits and tax returns
  • Assist with budget preparation
  • Run and reconcile various internal reports
  • Other Accounting and Finance duties as assigned

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration required
  • Working knowledge of GAAP
  • 3+ years of operational accounting experience in a technology or services company
  • Public Accounting Audit experience and CPA preferred
  • Hands-on, proactive, takes initiative in problem solving and is able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate with all levels from internal staff to external customers
  • NetSuite and advanced Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables

 

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Software Developer

WorkStride is embarking on building a new SaaS platform to serve its incentives-based clients and for that we are seeking a Back-End Software Developer with a passion for building leading products.

In this role you will:

  • Writing high-quality, maintainable, code powering the engine behind the new Incentives platform
  • Build the “right solution” rather than the “easiest one”
  • Work closely with a team of passionate engineers to challenge their assumptions, ideas and make everyone better around you
  • Proud of presenting your code in regularly held dev practices

Our Ideal Candidate

You are highly process-driven to methodically breaking down the challenges presented to you. You’re comfortable working with new technologies in general with a bias towards open source software first. You can balance between speed and agility to maintain long-term code quality. You understand “infrastructure as code” and are building a continuous integration/continuous delivery environment.

Need-to-haves:

  • Strong (3+ years of) back-end Java development and the corresponding stack (J2EE, Spring, Hibernate, open source libraries, etc.) in a SaaS model
  • Proven success in building scalable software in a multi-tenanted environment using software engineering best practices (CDN, caching and VM optimization)
  • Strong DB (Microsoft SQL Server) chops that include complex SQL query development and path optimizations
  • Best practices approach with Views, Stored Procs and typed-datasets is critical
  • Strong familiarity with creating and deploying Web Services using RESTful APIs (JSON, XML, etc.)
  • Experience with SSO using SAML and OAuth
  • Comfortable working with HTML, JavaScript, CSS, DHTML, XML, Ajax, JQuery

Nice-to-have:

  • Ability to understand the business imperatives and translate them to “big picture” architectural concepts
  • Comfortable in a team environment or working independently
  • Has kept up with the latest frameworks and trends in the Java ecosystem
  • Understanding of Agile/SCRUM techniques
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects at once

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