Careers at Guideline

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Guideline for Accounting Professionals

Have each other’s back.
Embrace change.
Make a real impact.

Have each
other’s back.
Embrace change.
Make a real impact.

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Our mission is pretty straightforward: help everyone arrive at a secure retirement. Getting there is less so. It’s going to take people with diverse skills and backgrounds. People who are collaborative and adaptive, and are driven to achieving this rewarding mission.

Meet the people behind the product

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Alexis Young

Client Relationship Manager

“Guideline’s mission really stood out to me. I feel like the work we do truly makes a difference in the lives of the clients we serve.”

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Lauren Butts

Sales Lead

“My coworkers are the foundation of all the things I love about working here, especially the collaboration and the supportive and team-oriented atmosphere. There’s a shared drive to always be better.”

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Lilly Nguyen

Client Relationship Manager

“My favorite thing about my job is the opportunity to work alongside my colleagues. They are always super motivated and inspire me daily.”

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Adam Fooksa

Senior Sales Leader

“Guideline’s culture is collaborative, kind, mission-oriented, growth-focused, and respectful — and with that comes high expectations. Everyone’s voices are heard here, and some of the best ideas come from the places you’d least expect.”

Impactful benefits

We provide resources and support that help people thrive at work and home.

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans — 100% for employees, 70% for dependents

  • Competitive base salaries + stock options

  • Generous 401(k) match

  • Paid parental leave

  • Paid time off + unlimited vacation days

  • Mental health coaching and therapy

  • Learning and development stipend

  • Commuter benefits

Find your launchpad

Your career path isn’t defined when you accept a position. It’s a beginning with many opportunities for growth, pivots and transfers.

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Frequently asked questions

How does the typical hiring process work?

It varies by department and position, but we do everything we can to streamline the application and interview process. Our average company wide hiring speed is around 30 days.

How is Guideline addressing Diversity, Equity and Impact?

We have established a DEI committee that meets on a monthly basis with rotating members/participants. Past projects have included writing more inclusive job descriptions, DEI auditing, and DEI content engagement/distribution for raising awareness and generating discussion.

Does Guideline offer hybrid work schedules?

Yes, we offer hybrid work schedules for employees who work near our two California offices located in Burlingame and San Diego.

How does Guideline foster professional development and growth?

We provide an annual learning and development stipend to pursue certifications, education, etc. Additionally, we value agility and accommodate internal transfers to new teams and orgs.