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Last Update: April 16, 2014

My Equity Comp

Position: Stock Plan Professional
Location: Folsom, CA

The Stock Plan Professional is dedicated to providing quality consulting services to private and public companies. Consultation is provided on equity compensation databases and assistance is provided to all impacted departments within a company.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with data conversions and reconciliation from one software platform to another.
  • Audit client databases and stock plan procedures.
  • Create/document stock plan procedures.
  • Train clients in software usage or general equity compensation principles.
  • Provide stock plan administration services to clients on a remote basis including;
    • Process daily option exercises and restricted stock releases
    • Process Section 16 and 10b5-1 transactions
    • Process ESPP Purchases and disqualifying disposition tracking
    • Assist with monthly and quarterly reporting
  • Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications/Requirements:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • 3-5 years equity compensation experience required
  • Proficient in MS Office applications
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel required, including vlookup
  • Microsoft Access is a plus
  • Technical acumen and ability to troubleshoot/reconcile complex data issues
  • Detail orientated with strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to multi-task is a must
  • Proficiency and experience with at least one industry software, multiple a plus
  • Strong customer service skills with client first mentality
  • Ability to communicate in a clear and consise manner, both verbaly and in writing
  • Minimum CEP level 1, full CEP preferred
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Self motivated and able to work with little supervision
  • Bachelor degree required with an emphasis in Finance or Accounting strongly preferred
Work to be performed in the Folsom, CA office with flexibility to occasionally work from home About MEC My Equity Comp provides a fun, non-corporate America atmosphere to work in. We don’t want you to hate your job so we do everything we can to create an enjoyable environment and “family” atmosphere with our team. As for our business, we are a professional consulting organization that provides services to private and public companies who maintain equity compensation programs for their employees. Over the last three years, MEC has established itself as one of the industry leaders in Section 6039 IRS Form Filing and mass mailing services. In addition to offering an array of training and database consulting services, My Equity Comp also provides stock administration services to companies who need temporary help or are looking to outsource the stock administration function on a longer-term basis. Services Offered: * 6039 Form Filing - 3921/3922 form creation, mailing services, and IRS filing * Administration - temporary coverage or partial/full stock plan outsourcing * Database Consulting - audits, mergers, conversions, upgrades * IPO Services - procedure review, overall preparation for going public * Education - best practices, custom industry/software training, FAS-123R * Project Management - RFP assistance, implementations, bulk transfers

To apply: Send resume to careers@myequitycomp.com

Posted:  April 16, 2014
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Palantir Technologies

Position: Equity Warrior (Stock Option Administrator)
Location: Palo Alto, CA

Palantir Technologies seeks a motivated Stock Plan Administrator/Equity Warrior to join our in-house team of Legal Ninjas. You get excited by equity administration and are passionate about rising to the challenge of building processes and systems that scale at a quickly growing technology company. You are extremely organized, resourceful, and detail oriented.. The two periods in the last sentence caught your eye immediately, made your heart sink, and almost stopped you from reading this job description because of your disdain for sloppy work product. You are eager to get involved in the end-to-end administration of Palantir’s equity incentive plans and can’t wait to reveal your passion for efficient, high-quality work product and work collaboratively with the Legal Ninjas. You are a CEP. 

Responsibilities:

  • All aspects of equity plan administration, including processing stock option exercises, stock option grants, stock transfers and stock certificates
  • Implement efficient and automated processes and procedures for equity plan administration and capitalization table management
  • Collaborate with C-Level Executives, Finance, People Operations, Legal Ninjas, and other cross-functional teams to anticipate, implement and/or address equity matters
  • Respond to inquiries from current, former and potential employees about equity compensation
Requirements:
  • Strong working knowledge of CapMx, Shareworks or similar equity administration software
  • BA/BS with a strong academic record from a top university
  • Demonstrated ability to problem-solve and complete complex projects under pressure
  • Impeccable judgment, discretion, respect, and integrity
  • Obsession for detail, organization, and making order out of chaos
  • Available during nights and weekends as needed
  • Great sense of humor

To apply: Email sstenstrom@palantir.com with your resume.

Posted:  April 16, 2014
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Health Net

Position: Stock Plan Administration Manager
Location: Woodland Hills, CA

This position is responsible for the overall integrity of Health Net's equity-based compensation programs, including compliance, annual disclosure reporting, internal accounting & record-keeping, and the administration of ongoing transactions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures legal compliance of the corporate equity plans according to SEC, NYSE, Board of Director and Compensation Committee governance policies. Must stay up to date with evolving regulatory requirements. Accordingly, makes recommendations based on knowledge of industry standards, competitive landscape, benchmarking data and service methodologies and models.
  • Ensures the integrity of all files and electronic databases related to the administration of equity grants.
  • Ensures all aspects of equity transactions are conducted efficiently and correctly, including exercises, recording and acceptance of grants, cancellations and resolution of personnel issues. Maintains up to date documentation of workflow processes.
  • Ensures high quality, responsive customer service to grantees (associates and directors) and their agents (e.g., stock brokers and financial advisors).
  • Ensures third-party administrators (e.g., broker, administrator, transfer agent) perform effectively. Acts quickly and decisively to resolve problems.
  • Provides reports to management and to the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors on plan balances, reserves, grant activity, etc.
  • Maintains effective partnership with Legal, Treasury, Finance and Payroll departments to effect transaction processing, proxy reporting, 8K filings, FAS 123R analyses, taxation, etc.
Requirements:
Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Business or related field required
Certification/License:
  • Certified Equity Professional Certification required
Experience:
  • Minimum eight years direct stock administration experience, including negotiating and working with outside vendors. Supervisory experience preferred.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • In-depth understanding of various equity compensation structures
  • Expert knowledge of executive tax/accounting matters (IRC Section 162(m); 280g, FAS 123R, etc.)
  • Strong accounting skills
  • Excellent PC skills including Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Solid user skills with databases and data file structures, importing/exporting files, report design and creation
  • Expertise in financial analysis, statistical analyses and spreadsheet modeling
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills (written, verbal and presentation); Ability to project confidence and credibility with senior executives
  • Attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

To apply:  Apply on line https://healthnet.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=14001130&lang=en&sns_id= or send resume to bonnie.k.taylor@healthnet.com
 

Posted:  April 16, 2014
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Armanino

Position: Project Manager, Equity Management Solutions
Location: San Francisco Bay Area, CA

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

As a Project Manager, you will be responsible for providing assistance to our clients by successfully managing and implementing equity administration software following prescribed implementation methodology. Conduct the follow onsite and remotely:

  • Manage multiple projects, client relationships, and coordinate appropriate staff.
  • Convey knowledge of equity administration systems including expertise implementing. Especially the EASi system.
  • Effective translation and documentation of client requirements into configurable software solutions and business management processes.
  • Strong project management, consulting, communication, and leadership skills managing expectations and delivering high quality solutions on-time within scope and budget.
  • Supervise consulting staff including providing timely performance feedback.
  • Ensure implementation methodology is followed and customer satisfaction is high.
  • Work closely with Sales to coordinate software demos and statements of work for new sales.
  • Provide regular project status reports and discuss with clients.
  • Provide technical support to clients as needed.
  • Provide leadership and contribute to the development of new processes and procedures for service delivery, including development of templates, documentation of best practices, contribution to the knowledge base, etc.
Qualifications/Skills and Experience:
  • Minimum of 4 years of software implementation and service knowledge, with a preference for experience working with equity administration systems; minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience required.
  • Strong project management/customer leadership skills and delivery experience including the ability to develop high-quality project plans and timely deliverables.
  • Ability to master the EASi application functionality and implement it for our clients across a broad range of industries.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Good facilitation techniques for determining client business requirements and directing client teams in completing implementation tasks.
  • Troubleshooting skills and superb analytical skills: ability to think “outside-the-box” to resolve problems.
  • Understanding of stock-based compensation accounting.
  • Excellent communication and relationship management skills.
  • Highly enthusiastic, positive-minded, customer focused, service-oriented.
  • Experience in Sales Support role a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to multi-task and work on several projects simultaneously.
  • Motivated self-starter who is highly enthusiastic, proactive, positive-minded, customer focused, and service-oriented.
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business or accounting.
  • Position requires occasional travel (estimate 20%).
  • CEP Certification or CPA a plus.

To apply:  Please contact steven.rambajan@amllp.com

Posted:  April 11, 2014
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Financial Engines

Position: Sr. Stock Plan Administrator
Location: Sunnyvale, CA

Financial Engines is seeking a Sr. Stock Plan Administrator. The position is very exciting and is highly visible as the Company continues to enhance its equity compensation benefits and processes. In addition, equity awards are a significant component of compensation at Financial Engines. This role will be involved in a dynamic business environment as the Company continues to experience significant growth. This role involves complex issues related to delivering equity compensation and requires a highly organized and efficient leader to support the needs of the business while creating a straight-forward and positive experience for employees.

Responsibilities:

  • All aspects of daily equity compensation administration surrounding: Non Qualified Stock Options, Restricted Stock Units and Performance Based Equity
  • Ability to interface with other internal departments as well as external vendors
  • Comply with Sarbanes-Oxley and all other applicable laws
  • Handle all aspects of required reporting from internal departmental needs to external requirements
  • Generate and submit SEC Forms 3, 4, & 5 and all Section 16 reporting
  • Handle all disqualifying disposition reporting
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory laws
  • Coordinate with appropriate departments on SEC filings, financial reporting and tax feeds
  • Remain current with competitor equity trends to ensure that current incentives are up-to-date and competitive
Requirements:
  • Solid experience working with Equity Edge OnLine and third party administration tools
  • 5-7 years of proven experience administering the stock plans for a publicly traded company or equivalent specific related field such as finance or accounting in a public company
  • Bachelors Degree (Business, Finance or Accounting) and/or CEP strongly preferred
  • Proven experience with SEC filings, particularly Forms 3 & 4
  • Advanced working knowledge of Excel
  • Ability to keep confidentiality when handling sensitive information
  • Experience working effectively with other internal departments (accounting, payroll, legal, HR, etc.)
  • Thrives in a fast paced environment
  • Effective communicator with excellent attention to detail
  • Self motivated and able to work with little supervision
  • Excellent multi-tasker
About Financial Engines, America’s largest defined contribution managed account provider, is dedicated to making high-quality retirement help available to everyone — regardless of how much money they have. We’re proudly independent, which means we don’t sell products or earn commissions based on our investment recommendations. The companies that choose to work with us offer our services to their workers as a valuable employee benefit. Co-founded in 1996 by Nobel Prize-winning economist Bill Sharpe, Financial Engines currently offers personalized advice for saving, investing and living in retirement to millions of workers nationwide. Our strong ties with employers give us a unique opportunity to form direct relationships with their employees. Some people love the challenge of investing. Others prefer to focus their time elsewhere, but everyone needs to plan for retirement. Whatever their interest level in investing, Financial Engines combines cutting-edge technology and a personal, human touch to help all types of investors reach their retirement goals. For more information, visit www.financialengines.com. Financial Engines is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
To apply: Visit:https://hire.jobvite.com/j?aj=og2GYfwG&s=Leavey_School_of_Bus Posted:  April 10, 2014
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Charles Schwab

Position: Stock Plan Services, Client Service Manager
Location: Richfield, OH

SPS Client Services provides critical support for our corporate clients as they oversee the day to day administration of their equity plans. Our Client Service team is the first point of contact for our Corporate clients to engage Schwab on a wide range of items, including issue research and resolution, communication campaigns, corporate action planning and discussion, new award grants and plan issuance among others. The Client Service Manager will not have direct reports, but will be the Account Manager for designated corporate clients. SPS Client Services provides critical support for our corporate clients as they oversee the day to day administration of their equity plans. Our Client Service team is the first point of contact for our corporate clients to engage Schwab on a wide range of items, including issue research and resolution, communication campaigns, corporate action planning and discussion, new award grants and plan issuance among others. The Client Service Manager is a vital member of our team and our clients by researching and responding to their needs while influencing the strength of our overall relationship. Schwab employees also have the opportunity to take part in community service projects and other company events. In addition, Schwab’s bonus program rewards high performance and profitable company growth.

Technical/Functional Qualifications:

Required qualifications include:

  • 5+ years of brokerage, financial or accounting experience within a corporate or brokerage environment
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent business experience
  • CEP preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and other MS Office Products and applications required to perform daily functions
  • Working hands on knowledge of Schwab EquiView, Equity Awards Center and Stock Plan Manager Applications a plus to perform job function
  • Proven working knowledge of stock options, employee stock purchase plans, dividend equivalent rights, restricted stock , ASC718/IFRS2 and/or corporate accounting administration, preferred
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to work on multiple assignments and complete them within established deadlines
  • Demonstrated passion for providing proactive client-centric solutions
  • Positive attitude, enthusiasm, professionalism and strong work ethic with high level of integrity and ethics
  • Excellent communication, problem solving, and presentation skills to influence and build consensus among your team members and leadership •Ability to prioritize effectively in a fast paced environment and function in a professional manner under pressure
  • Ability to articulate Schwab's Visions and Values to team members

To apply: www.aboutschwab.com/careers

Posted:  April 10, 2014
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VISA

Position: Director, Global Solutions & Innovation Marketing - B2B/Enterprise
Location: Foster City, CA

Description

Common Purpose, Uncommon Opportunity. Everyone at Visa works with one goal in mind - making sure that Visa is the best way to pay and be paid, for everyone everywhere. This is our global vision and the common purpose that unites the entire Visa team. As a global payments technology company, tech is at the heart of what we do: Our VisaNet network processes over 13,000 transactions per second for people and businesses around the world, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash and checks. We are also global advocates for financial inclusion, working with partners around the world to help those who lack access to financial services join the global economy. Visa's sponsorships, including the Olympics and FIFA™ World Cup, celebrate teamwork, diversity, and excellence throughout the world. If you have a passion to make a difference in the lives of people around the world, Visa offers an uncommon opportunity to build a strong, thriving career. Visa is fueled by our team of talented employees who continuously raise the bar on delivering the convenience and security of digital currency to people all over the world. Join our team and find out how Visa is everywhere you want to be. 

Position Scope

This role resides in the Global Solutions & Innovation division within the Marketing function and will have responsibility for driving Visa's Risk Products & Business Intelligence agenda. Building upon our extensive history of ensuring Visa payments are convenient, reliable and secure, this person will play a critical role in how we continue to successfully engage key stakeholders, drive product adoption and increase awareness of Visa-led innovation in reducing fraud for issuers, merchants and account holders. In particular, this role will be responsible for defining and executing an integrated marketing plan in alignment with Product objectives which is grounded in audience insights, competitive benchmarks, emerging trends within the industry and Visa's successes to date. This role requires the ability to build and maintain strong relationships with cross-functional teams, agency partners and within Global Solutions & Innovation Marketing. Additionally, this role requires a strong technical aptitude and understanding of digital best practices, mobile payments and strategic selling. 

Responsibilities 

  • Develop and execute a comprehensive marketing strategy for all Risk Products and Business Intelligence solutions that advances business goals and accelerates marketplace adoption of Visa's priority Risk products and services with key stakeholders including Issuers, Merchants, Acquirers and account holders 
  • Partner with Risk Products & Business Intelligence Business Office to define and execute optimal strategy for developing and marketing data-driven business intelligence product offering based on marketplace demand, target audience insights and Visa's business objectives 
  • Develop cohesive and consistent sales enablement approach for all Risk Products in partnership with Solutions Delivery team to support the core, authentication and emerging product priorities 
  • Gain alignment with internal sales teams (global and local) on approach and objectives to deliver consistently with all Marketing tools 
  • Manage all financial planning, reporting and communications in alignment with Product Business Office objectives 
  • Gain proficient understanding of core, authentication and emerging product features and functionality to ensure integrated marketing efforts align with key stakeholder business objectives and account holder expectation 
  • Build and maintain relationships with Product Management to ensure alignment and effective implementation of marketing strategies 
  • Utilize data-driven metrics to measure marketing performance and effectiveness in driving product adoption and pilot programs 
  • Lead and manage agency partners in delivering best in class marketing programs and tools through developing marketing strategic framework, effective creative brief(s) and clearly articulated success criteria 
  • Define and create marketing materials such as sales tools (presentations, tear sheets, etc.), white papers and internal briefing documents as needed 
  • Leverage innovation and creativity on a daily basis by recommending new ideas and solutions to drive better customer engagement across all products and solutions 

Qualifications 

  • Typically requires a minimum of 8-10 years progressively responsible business experience, with majority in business to business marketing roles that involved strategy & planning as well as execution, preferably across multiple marketing disciplines 
  • Demonstrated track record of implementing marketing strategies based on business objectives and managing marketing programs that delivered measurable business results 
  • Possess a clear understanding of the sales cycle and the impact of marketing materials on sales effectiveness. Thorough understanding of strategic selling 
  • Strategic thinker, a thought partner with a mindset of innovation, intellectual curiosity and deep client insight capability 
  • Ability to quickly identify business opportunities from a broad range of data/information, financial institutions, competitors, industry, etc. and translate those opportunities into actionable and effective consulting engagements 
  • Excellent attention to detail; strong organization and time management skills 
  • Team player able to work on multi-part projects across teams and able to ensure project deadlines and budgets are met 
  • Can demonstrate a track record where he/she has operated independently and efficiently managed multiple priorities and projects simultaneously 
  • Experience coordinating cross functional, end-to-end projects that included a high level of detail and resulted in a positive outcome 
  • Collaborate with and manage agency partners and vendors (agency experience is a plus) 
  • Demonstrate consistency in an attitude that is motivated, creative, positive, mature, poised, and solutions-oriented with the ability and initiative to self-manage when necessary and be able to multitask to support multiple efforts as needed 
  • Highly effective written and verbal communication skills including the ability to present with impact 
  • Strong teamwork and relationship-building skills, and leads by influence and example 
  • Level III CEP Certification desired
  • Proficient on all Microsoft products including Excel, Word, and Outlook 
  • Advanced level PowerPoint required
Apply here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/4hxst62

Posted:  April 2, 2014
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E*TRADE

Position: Program Manager, Corporate Services
Location: Alpharetta, GA

Company Description

E*TRADE Financial Corporation, the online investing & trading pioneer, with 4.5 million accounts and over $200 billion in customer assets, is continuing to reinvent the online trading industry. Our unique culture of innovation creates an environment where you will be continually learning and challenged to develop your career. 

Summary

E*TRADE’S Corporate Services is the leader in equity compensation administration for public and private corporations driving retail brokerage accounts and assets for E*TRADE Financial Corporation. We execute on this objective by providing a best-in-class administration platform, service excellence through our service delivery model, and a robust participant experience to integrate equity awards into an overall financial picture. 

The Program Manager will report directly into the Director of Operations, Corporate Services and support in program management and execution by tracking key deliverables, analysis, and high-level communication to the senior management level. 

The Program Manager will be a highly motivated, consultative-minded individual with knowledge and experience within financial services, specifically, the retail brokerage and/or benefit outsourcing space. This role will support the Director in overseeing and project managing several cross-company and cross-functional initiatives. Candidates must be critical thinkers whose analytical expertise and ability to project manage solutions will help answer the strategic questions/issues raised by the business. This process will require leveraging the subject matter expertise of colleagues to define scope, create a master project plan with task level activities and develop communication plans. A successful candidate must have a strong track record of working both as an individual contributor as well as someone who can work effectively in a cross-functional team of both peers and senior management. 

Responsibilities 

  • Track and report progress updates across multiple teams on key activities (deliverable completion, issues, decision status, etc.) and compiling complex issues into succinct summaries for senior managers. 
  • Facilitate working committee discussions and identifying issues, risks and key decisions that require escalation, as well as conducting periodic checkpoint meetings upon completion of each key activity. 
  • Collaborate with the finance and business unit leaders to track and report monthly project, travel and expense items. 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently, while meeting deliverable deadlines. Outstanding presentation, project management and problem-solving skills, driven by an effective communications style that builds strong relationships and impacts outcomes and decisions. 
  • Partner effectively and provide information to the product development, sales, marketing, and other support teams to assist in the promotion of the organization's key customer programs. 

Requirements 

  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 4 years of progressive experience in consulting, project and/or program management, and business analysis. MBA is a plus. 
  • 5+ years of experience within the retail brokerage and/or financial services industry. 
  • Strong analytical expertise, coupled with excellent verbal, written and presentation skills to all levels, including C-Level audience. 
  • Must be skilled in knowing when and how to ask and answer questions and research answers as needed. 
  • Strong teamwork skills with a proven record of completing projects on time. Must be able to multi-task and problem solve, learn quickly and adapt to changing priorities. 
  • Enthusiastic and creative individual who is comfortable with a managing a change program, and can help the organization evolve and improve efficiency, effectiveness, and speed. 
  • Enhances organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests. 
  • Proficiency in MS Outlook, Word, Excel, Visio, Microsoft Project, and PowerPoint.

To apply: Please email resume to rosanna.pichardo@etrade.com or by going to our website: https://career.etrade.com/job-search/job-description/Program-Manager-Corporate-Services-job-Alpharetta-Georgia-4323597 

Posted:  April 2, 2014
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E*TRADE

Position: Senior Account Manager - Corporate Services
Location: Menlo Park, CA

Company Description

E*TRADE Financial Corporation, the online investing & trading pioneer, with 4.5 million accounts and over $200 billion in customer assets, is continuing to reinvent the online trading industry. Our unique culture of innovation creates an environment where you will be continually learning and challenged to develop your career. 

Summary

A Senior Account Manager at E*TRADE Financial Corporate Services is responsible for managing the firm’s largest corporate client relationships in a given geographic territory. The Senior Account Manager is E*TRADE’s key liaison to the client and is responsible for ensuring that all contact points with E*TRADE are seamless and that the client is highly satisfied with our offering and service levels across product, training, operations, service and our retail division. The Senior Account Manager, with appropriate training, must be an expert in equity comp plans and the E*TRADE equity comp product and service model. They are responsible for developing strong relationships with contacts at all levels within the largest corporate client organization. Additionally, the Senior Account Manager sare also expected to travel to client sites, attend industry and E*TRADE-sponsored client events, and entertain clients as part of the normal course of client coverage. Client contacts must be documented properly in our client relationship management system, Salesforce.com. 

The relationship aspect of the role may include performing onsite or WebEx training for the stock plan administration team or participants. Other outreach methods may include supporting a client’s benefits fair or facilitating education days for client participants on either stock plans or investment planning by E*TRADE’s corporate services financial consultants. 

The Senior Account Manager must operate in a manner that is consistent with the risk policies, procedures and guidelines established internally at E*TRADE Financial in addition to the external regulatory bank/brokerage environment. The Senior Account Manager must be able to anticipate and proactively manage risk, and escalate key issues as needed. This is accomplished by working with pertinent stakeholders to evaluate service and operational solutions, understanding the revenue and business model to ensure relevant contract and commission pricing, and understanding and effectively communicating the distinction between the corporate client relationship and the relationship that exists between E*TRADE Securities and the employee. 

Responsibilities 

  • Work closely with Corporate Services Group colleagues and other internal partners/resources (Client Service, Participant Service, Executive Services, Implementation, Marketing, Product Development, Legal, etc.) to ensure the successful roll-out and ongoing delivery of E*TRADE’s products and services to the client 
  • Become the day to day key contact person for the client leverage expert understanding of the client’s overall needs and preferences to provide them with a seamless service experience across E*TRADE teams in clearing, operations, product, legal, compliance, or client services 
  • Work closely with the Senior Account Executive sales team in the early stages of the sales cycle of a prospective client so that a strong relationship has been established prior to implementation go-live 
  • Educate clients on the full outsourcing and partial outsourcing equity compensation administrative solutions we provide, which include but are not limited to, ESPP – employee stock purchase plans, SOP – stock option plans, RSA – restricted stock award plans, RSU – restricted stock unit award plans, and SAR – stock appreciation rights 
  • Partner effectively with E*TRADE Retail Branch representatives to educate clients and their employees on E*TRADE’s retail service offerings such as investment and Retirement Planning Develop key industry contacts that will assist in building effective relationships and support the maintenance of our corporate relationships 
  • Utilize extensive business and industry knowledge to build long-term relationships and develop relevant strategic partner relationships that address client needs 
  • Work to develop contacts with Industry Consultants and other centers of influence that can be leveraged to build relationships and renew clients 
  • Develop expert level of understanding of E*TRADE’s Corporate Services Equity Edge Online product and various service models, as well as a strong understanding of the firm’s broader capabilities by attending all necessary training sessions 
  • Learn E*TRADE’s client relationship management system, Salesforce.com, and leverage it weekly to maintain pipeline, client contact information and client meeting notes. 

Requirements
Must Have Experience

  • 8-10 years’ financial services or business to business relationship management and sales experience required 
  • Experience selling integrated business solutions in both large and small corporate settings 

Desired Experience

  • Independent, self-motivated and success driven, yet able and willing to take direction 
  • Knowledge of investment industry and equity compensation marketplace preferred. 
  • Highly developed presentation and facilitation skills gained in a client-facing environment. 
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. 
  • Strong collaborative skills and organizational abilities 

Education, Certification, Training 

  • Bachelor’s degree required 
  • Series 7 and 63 registrations required or obtained within 90 days. Series 24 preferred

To apply: Please email resume to rosanna.pichardo@etrade.com or by applying on our website: https://career.etrade.com/job-search/job-description/Senior-Account-Manager-Corporate-Services-job-Menlo-Park-California-4323598 

Posted:  April 2, 2014
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E*TRADE

Position: Sales Coordinator
Location: Alpharetta, GA

Company Description

E*TRADE Financial Corporation, the online investing and trading pioneer, with 4.5 million accounts and over $200 billion in customer assets, is continuing to reinvent the online trading industry. Our unique culture of innovation creates an environment where you will be continually learning and challenged to develop your career.   

Summary

E*TRADE’S Corporate Services is the leader in equity compensation administration for public and private corporations driving retail brokerage accounts and assets for E*TRADE Financial Corporation. We execute on this objective by providing a best-in-class administration platform, service excellence through our service delivery model, and a robust participant experience to integrate equity awards into an overall financial picture. The Sales Coordinator at E*TRADE Financial Corporate Services will report directly to the Director, Sales Operations, and is responsible for partnering with the Regional VPs, Relationship Managers and Sales team. This role will drive account and region activity on behalf of the team they are supporting and will establish strategies for appropriate groups within the organization to provision the internal and/or external client needs. The Sales Coordinator will also be accountable for scheduling Financial Consultant and Relationship Manager Meetings as well as providing direction for client events such as training, leadership conferences and roadshows. The successful execution of any such events will obtain the desired results of supporting customers, investor, press and/or employee programs.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare weekly sales cadence reports and act as the region’s collective conscience for Salesforce.com updates. 
  • Develop accurate budget forecasts and maintain schedule and task list for all events and programs. 
  • Evaluate details of all events to find cost efficiencies and recommend alternatives. 
  • Maintain calendars, activity logs, and coverage models for regional industry meetings, event and entertainment. 
  • Must maintain relationship with site communicators and leadership to plan and execute events to help continue to improve employee morale and communication throughout the organization. 
  • Analyze account data acquired from the Business Analyst team to determine those requiring more attention and updating Sale and Relationship Management team via a weekly report. 
  • Maintain global events calendar to coordinate leadership conferences, employee roadshows, departmental offsite, grand opening events (ETF Centers) and new “pop-up” events as assigned. 
  • Complete early stages of contract negotiations with hotels, resorts, facilities and all other vendors. May also execute small scale external events independently from start to finish. 
  • Interface with external vendors or agencies. 
  • Supports the E*TRADE Financial Corporate Services brand and culture in the communication and delivery of all programs. 
  • Develops follow-through methods to report positives and negatives back on each event. 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in corporate event planning, specifically financial services industry experience. 
  • Proven leadership skills in selecting, directing and motivating people in a fast-paced team environment. 
  • Proven communicator both oral and written. 
  • Ability to effectively project plan, organize, and manage in a fast paced, changing environment. 
  • Creativity, flexibility and attention to detail. 
  • Strong judgment skills and business sense. 
  • Requires 50% travel.
To apply: Please email your resume to rosanna.pichardo@etrade.com or visiting our website: https://career.etrade.com/job-search/job-description/Sales-Coordinator-Corporate-Services-job-Alpharetta-Georgia-4318880

Posted:  April 1, 2014
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E*TRADE

Position: National Relationship Manager
Location: Sandy, UT

Company Description 

E*TRADE Financial Corporation, the online investing and trading pioneer, with 4.5 million accounts and over $200 billion in customer assets, is continuing to reinvent the online trading industry. Our unique culture of innovation creates an environment where you will be continually learning and challenged to develop your career. 

Summary

A National Relationship Manager (NRM) at E*TRADE Financial Corporate Services is responsible for managing the firm’s relationships with existing Private and Emerging Market corporate clients. The NRM is E*TRADE’s key liaison to the client and is responsible for ensuring that all contact points with E*TRADE are seamless and that the client is highly satisfied with our offering and service levels across product, training, operations, service, and our retail division. 

The NRM, with appropriate training, must be an expert in equity comp plans and the E*TRADE equity comp product and service model. They are responsible for developing strong relationships with contacts at all levels within the corporate client organizations as well as renewing and broadening existing client contracts at profitable price points in line with the firm’s pricing policy. 

The relationship management aspects of the role may include performing product demonstrations, explaining our service model and the implementation/migration process, performing onsite or WebEx training for the stock plan administration team or participants. Other outreach methods may include supporting a client’s benefits fair or facilitating education days for client participants on either stock plans or investment planning by E*TRADE’s corporate services financial consultants. NRMs are also expected, from time-to-time, to travel to client sites, and attend industry and E*TRADE-sponsored client events. Client contacts must be documented properly in our client relationship management system, Salesforce.com. 

The NRM must operate in a manner that is consistent with the risk policies, procedures and guidelines established internally at E*TRADE Financial in addition to the external regulatory bank/brokerage environment. The NRM must be able to anticipate and proactively manage risk, escalating key issues as needed. This is accomplished by working with pertinent stakeholders to evaluate service and operational solutions, understanding the revenue and business model to ensure relevant contract and commission pricing, and understanding and effectively communicating the distinction between the corporate client relationship and the relationship that exists between E*TRADE Securities and the employee. This position will report into the Regional VP.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Corporate Services Group colleagues and other internal partners/resources (Client Service, Participant Service, Executive Services, Implementation, Marketing, Product Development, Legal, etc.) to ensure the successful roll-out and ongoing delivery of E*TRADE's products and services to clients
  • Become the "go-to" contact who has the best understanding of the client's and prospect's overall needs and preferences; share with internal partners to provide the client/prospect with a seamless service experience (either through use of internal partners to provide the client/prospect with a seamless service experience (either through use of internal CRM system or by forging strong working relationships with colleagues in clearing, operations, client or customer services
  • Educate current clients on the full outsourcing and partial outsourcing equity compensation administrative solutions we provide which include but are not limited to: ESPP - employee stock purchase plans, SOP - stock option plans, RSA - restricted stock award plans, RSU - restricted stock unit award plans, and SAR - stock appreciation rights
  • Partner effectively with E*TRADE Retail Branch representatives to educate current clients and their employees on E*TRADE's brokerage service offerings such as Financial Consulting and Retirement Planning
  • Utilize extensive business and industry knowledge to build long-term relationships and develop relevant strategic partner relationships that address their client's needs
  • Maintain high level of understanding of E*TRADE's Corporate Services Equity Edge Online product and various service models, as well as a strong understanding of the firm's broader capabilities by attending all necessary training sessions
  • Maintain high level of understanding of E*TRADE's client relationship management system, Salesforce.com, including keeping pipeline and contact information and meeting notes up to date
Requirements Education, Certification, Training Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Series 7 and 63 registration required or obtained within 90 days desired experience 
  • At least 5 years' financial services or business to business relationship management experience
  • Independent, self-motivated and success driven, yet able and willing to take direction
  • Knowledge of investment industry and equity compensation marketplace preferred
  • Highly developed presentation and facilitation skills gained in a client-facing environment
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong collaborative skills and organizational abilities
To apply: Please email your resume to rosanna.pichardo@etrade.com or by visiting our website: https://career.etrade.com/job-search/job-description/National-Relationship-Manager-Corporate-Services-job-Sandy-Utah-4318878 

Posted:  April 1, 2014
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E*TRADE

Position: Senior Account Executive
Location: Alpharetta, GA

Company Description

E*TRADE Financial Corporation, the online investing and trading pioneer, with 4.5 million accounts and over $200 billion in customer assets, is continuing to reinvent the online trading industry. Our unique culture of innovation creates an environment where you will be continually learning and challenged to develop your career.

Summary

The Senior Account Executive (SAE) at E*TRADE Financial Corporate Services is responsible for creating and executing a business plan to target and close large market prospect opportunities in a designated geographic territory. Prospects may be developed through cold calling, following up on leads from marketing efforts, attending industry conferences or E*TRADE-sponsored events. 

The Senior Account Executive is responsible for developing strong relationships with contacts across all relevant areas of large corporate clients and prospect organizations, such as Human Resources, Corporate Benefits, compliance and finance. 

The Corporate Services sales process is complex and can take up to 18-24 months to close from the initial date of contact. To be successful, the SAE, with appropriate training, must be an expert in equity compensation plans and the E*TRADE equity compensation product and service model, and be able to clearly articulate the E*TRADE Corporate Services value proposition. License 7 & 63 is a mandatory prerequisite. SAE’s must possess strong listening skills, be able to conduct meetings to uncover client needs and work with colleagues at E*TRADE to find a solution to meet those needs. SAEs must also have strong negotiation skills and be adept at closing new contracts or extending/broadening existing client contracts at profitable price points in line with the firm’s pricing policy. The sales management aspect of the role may include performing product demonstrations, explaining our service model and the implementation/migration process. Senior Account Executives are also expected to travel to client sites, attend industry and E*TRADE-sponsored client events, and entertain clients as part of the normal course of client coverage. Client contracts must be documented properly in our client relationship management system, Salesforce.com. 

The Senior Account Executive must operate in a manner that is consistent with the risk policies, procedures and guidelines established internally at E*TRADE Financial in addition to the external regulatory bank/brokerage environment. The Senior Account Executive must be able to anticipate and proactively manage risk, escalating key issues as needed. This is accomplished by working with pertinent stakeholders to evaluate service and operational solutions, understanding the revenue and business model to ensure relevant contract and commission pricing, and understanding and effectively communicating the distinction between the corporate client relationship and the relationship that exists between E*TRADE Securities and the employee.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Corporate Services Group colleagues and other internal partners/resources
  • Client Services, Participant Service, Executive Services, Implementation, Marketing, Product Development, Legal, etc to ensure the successful roll-out and ongoing delivery of E*TRADE products and services to the client.
  • Effectively prospect within designated territory and be capable of providing a clear, compelling and articulate explanation of our business value proposition to prospective clients to close new business and increase E*TRADE's market share
  • Work closely with the Sr. RM team in the early stages of the sales cycle of a prospective client so that a strong relationship has been established prior to implementation go-live
  • Become the "go-to" point of contact who has the best understanding of the client's overall needs and preference to facilitate every stage of the sales cycle coordinate sales process to provide the client with a seamless service experience by forging strong working relationships with colleagues in legal, compliance, clearing, operations, product and client service
  • Educate clients on the full outsourcing and partial outsourcing equity compensation administrative solutions we provide which include but  are not limited to: ESPP - employee stock purchase plans, SOP - stock option plans, RSA - restricted stock award plans, RSU - restricted stock unit award plans, and SAR - stock appreciation rights
  • Partner effectively with E*TRADE Retail Branch representatives to educate clients and their employees on E*TRADE's retail service offerings such as investment and retirement planning
  • Develop key industry contacts that will assist in building effective relationships and support the close of sales
  • Utilize extensive business and industry knowledge to build long-term relationships and develop relevant strategic partner relationships that address their client's needs
  • Work to develop contacts with Industry Consultants and other centers of influence that can be leveraged to build relationships, renew clients, and close sales
  • Develop expert level of understanding of E*TRADE's Corporate Services Equity Edge Online product and various service models, as well as a strong understanding of the firm's broader capabilities by attending all necessary training sessions
  • Learn E*TRADE's client relationship management system, Salesforce.com, and leverage it weekly to maintain pipeline, client contact information and client meeting notes
Requirements
  • Independent, self-motivated and success driven, yet able and willing to take direction
  • 8-10 years' financial services or business to business relationship management and sales experience required
  • Knowledge of investment industry and equity compensation marketplace preferred.
  • Highly developed presentation and facilitation skills gained in a client-facing environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Experience selling integrated business solutions in both large and small corporate settings
  • Strong collaborative skills and organizational abilities
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Series 7 and 63 registrations required or obtained within 90 days
To apply: Please email you resume to rosann.pichardo@etrade.com or on our website: https://career.etrade.com/job-search/job-description/Sr.Account-Executive-job-Alpharetta-Georgia-4231798

Posted:  April 1, 2014
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E*TRADE

Position: Senior Service Manager
Location: Sandy, UT

Description Summary

Client Services provides stock plan administration services for clients of E*TRADE Corporate Services. This department, which is divided into 4 distinct segments: Large, Mid, Emerging and Private assist corporations who either choose to outsource this critical function or elect to maintain administrative responsibilities within their corporation. 

The Client Service Manager is responsible for providing comprehensive service and support to an assigned book of clients. This include using Equity Edge and various other tools to maintain stock plan records, and support all accounting, financial reporting and associated compliance requirements.

Candidates for the Equity Compensation positions will possess the following qualities:

  • Ability to make decisions to resolve client issues and concerns
  • Ability to develop and maintain client relationships
  • Ability to participate in sales presentations and identify sales opportunities
Responsibilities:
  • Client Service Manager will apply a high-level of equity compensation expertise to proactively manage an assigned base of Corporate Clients, acting as a Client advocate and partner, delivering a high-level of stock plan administration services.
Day to day activities will include, but is not limited to:
  • Updating Equity Edge, Equity Edge On-line and Stock Plans on a daily basis based upon data updates received from assigned Clients (e.g. custom reports, scripts, etc.)
  • Monthly balancing of Client plans
  • Managing Client inquiries and requests in a timely and professional manner
  • Knowledge of data flows between interfacing systems
  • Coordinating with various teams (e.g. Operations, Account Management, Product Development, etc.) to deliver industry leading solutions for Equity Compensation Support
Services Requirements:
  • Minimum 3-5 years of equity compensation administration or related experience
  • Experience managing B2B relationships
  • Ability to manage high level of assigned clients (number and/or complexity)
  • Strong knowledge of the brokerage industry
  • Extensive experience with global equity plans, complex plans such as restricted stock units, swaps/reloads, performance awards, etc.
  • Strong project management skills
  • CEP Designation (preferred)
  • If applicable, obtaining a CEP Designation will be required
  • Required to pass E*TRADE's internal CEE (Certified Equity Expert) exam within 90 days of hire date

To Apply:  Please email your resume to: rosanna.pichardo@etrade.com with the job title in the subject line.

Posted:  April 1, 2014
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NASDAQ Private Market

Position: Client Operations Manager
Location: San Francisco

Description

NASDAQ Private Market is looking for a focused and committed Client Operations Manager. This newly created position will be responsible to coordinate liquidity programs for our private company clients. This person will be responsible for transaction structuring, monitoring, support, and coordination of closings. This position will require you to work on a number of programs simultaneously and work directly with senior management and advisors of our fast growing private company clients.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage the client implementation process
  • Work with the engineering group to implement new client portals
  • Provide client training throughout the process
  • Provide frontline support for liquidity programs
  • Launch, support and reconcile transactional programs
  • Be a member of the product/engineering team to provide feedback on workflow
  • Assist the compliance and legal officers with broker-dealer compliance requirements
  • Assist in the growth of this unit skills and background
  • 5+ years experience
  • 4 year-college degree preferred in business or math related field
  • Experience working in a law firm or broker/dealer setting ideal
  • Mastery of Excel
  • Strong quality work ethic
  • Willing to work long hours if necessary during open windows
  • Team player with positive attitude
  • CEP, Series 7 and 24 preferred

To Apply:  Send resume to: recruiting@npm.com and note Operations in the subject line.

Posted:  April 1, 2014
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Accenture

Location: San Jose, CA
Position: Associate Manger, Equity Services/Stock Administration Operations

Our Enterprise workforce is the engine that powers Accenture, enabling us to provide the capabilities and expertise that clients demand to help them become high-performance businesses. As our internal workforce, they continually build shareholder value by: efficiently managing and supporting all activities across our business, protecting the assets and reputation of Accenture, ensuring that we have the people and technology needed to execute our business strategy, developing and increasing awareness of our brand, and providing a range of skills to support our client teams, outsourcing units and other businesses. The people in our Enterprise workforce play a leading role in our strategic and operational programs, acting as the agents of change within Accenture itself. They work in a wide range of functional areas including: human resources, marketing and communications, finance, legal, IT, facilities and services, research, business operations and sales development, and must continually evolve to meet the ever-changing demands of the marketplace to achieve higher performance both for ourselves and our clients.

Job Description:

The Equity Services - Operations – Associate Manager supervises one to three persons in the administration and delivery of operational services related to one or more of the complex global equity programs, and is accountable for results. The Associate Manager manages a variety of customer relationships and oversees the timely processing of all operational transactions related to their equity program(s). The Associate Manager manages the completion of recurring equity program releases of moderate size and complexity and supervises functional testing efforts related to implementation of new equity program tools and processes in their area(s).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervises one to three persons in the administration and delivery of operational services related to one or more of the complex global equity programs, and is accountable for results.
  • Oversees the timely processing of all operational transactions related to their equity program(s), including data management, invoice and report creation, execution of recurring and one-time release processes, maintenance of control log, etc.
  • Provides final written authority to issue Accenture shares as needed, based on predefined checklist of issuance criteria and supporting analysis provided.
  • Monitors the creation of custom equity program reports for internal and external use.
  • Manages customer relationships related to their equity program(s) and builds new relationships outside team where appropriate; oversees operational transactions and regular education and question/issue resolution meetings with the following groups: 
    • Local controllers and payroll contacts
    • Local Share Plan Operations coordinators
    • CIO
    • Key operational contacts from our external global and local brokers and/or global transfer agent
    • Senior Executive Equity team.
  • Oversees resolution of operational issues and questions related to their equity program(s) from employees, senior executives and other internal global and local groups; independently makes recommendation for optimal solution in situations where issue is complex.
  • Monitors the completion of intra- and interdepartmental audits on operational transactions to mitigate the risks associated with the issuance of shares and collection of funds through the operation of their equity program(s).
  • Supervises functional testing efforts related to the implementation of new equity program tools and processes or enhancements to existing systems in their area(s).
  • Applies comprehensive functional knowledge in equity program area(s) and serves as a senior resource who provides guidance to less experienced team members; stays current on changes to corporate laws, rules and regulations (securities, tax and accounting) related to equity program area(s)
  • Monitors the team’s achievement of targets on key operational metrics for their area(s).
  • Provides input to capital budgeting for area and ensures that team adheres to budget.
  • Develops skills and knowledge in direct report(s) and consistently executes HR processes.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate Degree
  • Minimum 4+ years of experience in equity program administration
  • Certified Equity Professional certification (completion of Level 2 minimum)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with supervising employees
  • Certified Equity Professional certification (completion of Level 2 minimum)
  • Experience in large, global company
  • Equity program design
  • Equity program implementation (high risk, high visibility, large impact)
  • Equity program operations (high risk, high visibility, large impact)
  • Equity program reporting (SEC reporting, corporate legal/financial reporting, management reporting, tax reporting, participant reporting)
  • Equity program accounting (corporate, inter-company, and local)
  • Equity program cash management
  • Equity program tax implications including cross-border complications (planning, implementation, reporting)
  • Equity program legal issues (securities, foreign exchange, tax, labor laws, data privacy)
  • Modeling, analysis and forecasting
  • Equity program administration system tools
  • Input to global corporate polices which affect equity program operations
  • Equity program participant user tools (e.g., website)
  • Equity program leadership communications
  • Equity program participant communications & training
  • Vendor management
  • Project management
  • Experience with managing/communicating to corporate global philosophy in an environment that has always had a local focus
  • Experience in managing audit and control procedures for all aspect of equity program administration (i.e., grants, share issuance, cash flows)
  • Experience with managing the training of local share plan operations coordinators and other extended equity program support personnel on equity programs Professional
Professional Skills/Requirements:
  • Issue escalation/resolution
  • Sensitivity to multiple cultures
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require now or in the future sponsorship by the employer for a visa. Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

To Apply:  Please forward resume to: Dionne.Heard@accenture.com

Posted:  March 31, 2014
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Solar City

Location: San Mateo, CA
Position: Sr. Stock Administrator

The Senior Stock Administrator will assist the Stock Administration Manager to administer SolarCity’s equity incentive programs. Our programs currently include Stock Options (ISO/NQs), Restricted Stock Units, Performance Options and Performance RSUs.

Responsibilities:

Qualified candidates will be able to:

  • Work independently with little or no supervision
  • Maintain accurate records g of equity data using industry standard stock administration software platforms
  • Responsible for new equity grant issuances
  • Overall responsibility for overall daily option exercises
  • Work with Stock Administration Manager with restricted stock unit releases
  • Coordinate 10b5-1 trading plans and trades, and work closely with 10b5-1 broker
  • Oversee daily, monthly, quarterly and yearly reconciliation of data between HR, Payroll, transfer agent, broker and stock administration software
  • Work with internal and external auditors and Finance team for quarterly reviews, year-end audits, and Sarbanes-Oxley (“SOX”) audits of procedures and controls as needed
  • Oversee recurrent and ad-hoc equity reports for multiple internal and external corporate partners (e.g., HR, Payroll, Tax, Finance, etc.)
  • Work closely with Legal, Finance, Payroll and HR and external vendor partners to ensure successful programs
  • Prepare and distribute participant year-end statements of taxable income and tax filings related to equity transactions
  • Provide excellent customer service to equity participants at all levels and to partners across departments
  • Prioritize and satisfy multiple inquiries from equity participants via email and phone
  • Coordinate other projects as requested by the Stock Administration Manager and Legal Department
Requirements:
  • B.A or B.S Degree required with an emphasis in Finance or Business Administration preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years as an stock administrator for a public company
  • Completion of Certified Equity Professional (CEP) Level I or higher and/or Paralegal Certification preferred
  • Solid understanding of equity awards and public company equity programs
  • Solid operating knowledge of Equity Edge Online software and E*TRADE brokerage platform
  • Experience with Sarbanes-Oxley testing and responding to complex auditor requests for data
  • Experience with U.S. federal and state taxation relating to equity compensation
  • Excellent written, verbal, organizational and analytic skills
  • Excellent customer service skills required
  • Demonstrated professionalism, reliability, flexibility, attention to detail, and an ability to maintain strict privacy of confidential financial data
  • Proven MS Excel skills (Excel skills will be tested during interviewing process) and proficiency in all other MS Office applications including Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background screen Benefits for Full-Time Positions
  • Competitive compensation with many positions incentivized
  • Full benefits package including health, vision, dental insurance
  • Attractive vacation, sick and holiday pay
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Employee referral program
  • Eligibility to receive equity in the company
  • Career path opportunities for top performers SolarCity is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.

To Apply:  https://careers-solarcity.icims.com/jobs/2512/sr.-stock-administrator/job?mode=view

Posted:  March 28, 2014
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Tesla

Location: Palo Alto, CA
Position: Jr. Stock Administrator

Tesla’s goal is to accelerate the world’s transition to electric mobility with a full range of increasingly affordable electric cars. California-based Tesla designs and manufactures EVs, as well as EV powertrain components for partners such as Toyota and Daimler. Model S is the world’s first premium sedan to be engineered from the ground up as an electric vehicle. Model S was named Motor Trend’s prestigious 2013 Car of the Year, achieved the best safety score of any car ever tested by the NHTSA, and Consumer Reports is calling it the best car it has ever tested.

Tesla Motors is committed to hiring and developing top talent from across the world for any given discipline. Our world-class teams operate with a non-conventional automotive product development philosophy of high inter-disciplinary collaboration, flat organizational structure, and technical contribution at all levels. You will be expected to challenge and to be challenged, to create, and to innovate. These jobs are not for everyone, you must have a genuine passion for producing the best vehicles in the world. Without passion, you will find what we're trying to do too difficult.

Role:

The Jr. Stock Administrator will be responsible for the day to day activities of the company’s global equity incentive programs as well as provide support for other departmental activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain database integrity and ensure accuracy of recordkeeping of equity data using stock administration software (i.e. Equity Edge Online)
  • Maintain accurate employee data and track employee mobility
  • Assist with processing new equity awards and distribution of online grant agreements
  • Process daily option exercises including 10b5-1 transactions, ensuring accurate and timely tax withholding and reporting to Payroll, all the way through to timely settlement of all trades
  • Assist in the preparation and processing of quarterly vesting and release of restricted stock units, and coordinate with US and International Payroll on accurate tax withholding as well as true-up via payroll
  • Process semi-annual ESPP purchases, handle activity during open enrollment periods, and monitor and communicate contribution changes to Payroll at the beginning and during each offering
  • Perform monthly, quarterly and yearly reconciliation of records between Stock Administration and General Ledger (SAP), HR, Payroll, transfer agent, etc.
  • Work with internal and external auditors and Finance team for quarterly reviews, year-end audits, as well as ensure that tight internal controls are in place and procedures are followed to satisfy periodic review of compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Generate recurring reports for multiple internal and external corporate partners (e.g., HR, Payroll, Tax, Finance, Accounting, etc.), and respond timely to ad hoc data requests from business partners
  • Manage desktop procedures manual, calendars, ensure all information remains current and consistent.
  • Provide excellent customer service to equity participants at all levels and to partners across departments and respond quickly to employee questions in a courteous and satisfactory manner
  • Help develop materials and other employee communications, contribute ideas and assist with employee education program utilizing various media available.
  • Assist with other projects as assigned
Requirements:
  • B.A or B.S Degree required with an emphasis in Finance or Accounting strongly preferred
  • Experience with Equity Edge Online and E*TRADE brokerage platform a definite plus
  • A minimum of 1-2 years stock administration experience in a public company
  • Completion of Certified Equity Professional (CEP) Exam Level I or higher a plus
  • General understanding of equity awards and public company equity programs
  • Experience with U.S. federal and state taxation relating to equity compensation
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and strong customer service approach
  • Demonstrated professionalism, reliability, moral integrity and sound judgment
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to perform self-audit to ensure data integrity and utmost accuracy at all times.
  • Advanced skills in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
To Apply:  http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH07/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=TESLA&cws=1&rid=17047

Posted:  March 28, 2014
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Symantec

Location: Mountain View, CA
Position: Sr. Stock Plan Administrator

Symantec is a global leader in providing security, storage and systems management solutions to help our customers – from consumers and small businesses to the largest global organizations – secure and manage their information-driven world against more risks at more points, more completely and efficiently. Our software and services protect completely, in ways that can be easily managed and with controls that can be enforced automatically – enabling confidence wherever information is used or stored.

Responsibilities:

Symantec is looking for a motivated and detail-oriented Sr. Stock Administrator to join its Stock Administration Department. The Sr. Stock Administrator will be responsible for day-to-day operations of our global broad-based equity programs in compliance with current rules and regulations, SOX controls and governing plan documents. The Sr. Stock Administrator will work well independently and collaboratively in a team environment, provide outstanding customer service to our employee and executive stakeholders, think critically and solve problems resourcefully.

Duties include:

  • Insider Trading Window administration
  • Disqualifying Disposition Survey
  • Restricted Stock activity
  • W8 BEN Audit
  • Various Tax Department reports
  • Reporting Dividend Equivalent Payments
  • ESPP & ISO Disqualifying Dispositions
  • Section 16 & 10b5-1
  • International reporting
  • Exercises
  • Employee Requests & General Inquiries
  • Forms 3/4/5
  • Sec 16 Non-Derivative Tracking
  • Check and Maintain 10b5-1 Plan Transactions
  • US Payroll File - NQ, ISO, RSU, PRU
  • Non US Payroll File Mgt - NQ & ISO Canada and Israel
  • Subpoena Request from Legal
  • YTD Tax Updates - US & Canada
  • Processing Pre-Clearances for Trading
Qualifications:
  • 7+ years experience in global equity administration
  • Certified Equity Professional (CEP) is preferred
  • Excellent communicator
  • Experience with equity administration systems
  • Equity Edge Online (E*Trade) preferred
  • Strong Excel & Word skills
  • Excellent analytical ability and attention to detail
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Proven ability to partner with cross-functional teams, including Legal, Tax, Payroll, Accounting, Audit, Financial Reporting and Human Resources
  • Knowledge of SEC filings, 10b5-1 plans, and stock ownership compliance administration.

To Apply:  http://www.symantec.com/about/careers/

Posted:  March 28, 2014
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JP Morgan

Location:  New York, NY
Position:  HR Finance Associate

The HR Finance Group is responsible for financial budgeting, reporting, forecasting and analysis for four major areas of expertise, including: HR department, Benefits (HR aligned), Equity (stock & options) Incentive Compensation and Workforce Analytics.  Corporate HR includes supporting an expense base of $500mm.  Benefits (HR aligned) financials include firm wide pension, 401k, medical and other post employee benefits and deferred comp with total assets of $18 Billion.  Workforce Analytics is responsible for headcount reporting and firm wide analysis on employee data.  Finally, HR Finance is responsible for the forecasting and analysis of incentive compensation, including cash IC as well as stock & options issuance and expense amortization, all totaling approximately $10 Billion.

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Report directly to the Manager of Compensation Finance.
  • Prepare monthly executive management reports and scorecards to senior executives, including the firm's CFO, Controller and Head of HR Prepare the firm's employee issuance and share count forecasts on a monthly basis to support quarterly and long range earnings per share calculations, partnering closely with Capital Planning team, Corp P&A and Treasury.
  • Partner with the LOB Financial Planning & Analysis Managers to provide insightful commentary on both the P&L and balance sheet impacts, including monthly plan vs. actual variance explanations and updated forecasts.
  • Lead the annual budgeting process with respect to annual incentives and equity award planning; this includes providing global incentive compensation expense guidance to the LOBs, on both an economic and accounting basis.
  • Provide subject matter expertise in the area of equity incentive compensation products, to include monitoring ongoing technical, accounting and industry developments.
  • Partner closely with the Corporate Accounting Policy and Corporate HR Accounting groups to determine appropriate accounting treatment for changes in award structures, terms and conditions, grant practices or award components.
  • Monitor firm-wide incentive compensation for monthly forecasting purposes through detailed transaction level analysis.
  • Partner closely with LOB Compensation Executives to monitor and forecast the firm's compensation pools, including cash IC accruals, equity award amortization and comp-to-revenue trend analyses.
Requirements:
  • Bachelors degree required
  • Minimum 3-5 years of core finance experience required, with knowledge of technical accounting concepts and standards, as well as financial management reporting.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential.
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • Ability to multi-task and produce timely and accurate analyses in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Proven ability to manage projects, which includes the automation of tools, as well as process efficiency improvements.
  • Technically proficient in MS Office; advanced excel skills and experience working directly with EssBase preferred.
  • Previous experience with cash and equity compensation preferred.
  • Completion of Level 1 of the CEP Program preferred

To Apply:  https://careers.jpmorganchase.com/  Requisition Number 140018364

Posted:  March 14, 2014
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E*TRADE

Location:  Sandy, UT
Position: Senior Client Service Manager

Client Services provides stock plan administration services for clients of E*TRADE Corporate Services. This department, which is divided into 4 distinct segments: Large, Mid, Emerging and Private assist corporations who either choose to outsource this critical function or elect to maintain administrative responsibilities within their corporation. The Client Service Manager is responsible for providing comprehensive service and support to an assigned book of clients. This includes using Equity Edge and various other tools to maintain stock plan records, and support all accounting, financial reporting and associated compliance requirements.

Candidates for the Equity Compensation positions will possess the following qualities:

  • Ability to make decisions to resolve client issues and concerns
  • Ability to develop and maintain client relationships
  • Ability to participate in sales presentations and identify sales opportunities
Responsibilities:
  • Client Service Manager will apply a high-level of equity compensation expertise to proactively manage an assigned base of Corporate Clients, acting as a Client advocate and partner, delivering a high-level of stock plan administration services. Day to day activities will include, but is not limited to:
  • Updating Equity Edge, Equity Edge On-line and Stock Plans on a daily basis based upon data updates received from assigned Clients (e.g. new hires, terminations, etc.), participant transactions, etc.
  • Ensuring all participant stock plan transactions are correctly processed and settled in a timely manner (ESPP Purchases, ESPP sales, Option Exercises, SWAPS, Reloads, Option Grants, etc.)
  • Surveys and tracking of Disqualifying Dispositions
  • Valuation Reporting, Section 16 Insider Reporting & Client-specific custom processes (e.g. custom reports, scripts, etc.)
  • Monthly balancing of Client plans
  • Managing Client inquiries and requests in a timely and professional manner
  • Knowledge of data flows between interfacing systems
  • Coordinating with various teams (e.g. Operations, Account Management, Product Development, etc.) to deliver industry leading solutions for Equity Compensation Support Services
Requirements:
  • Minimum 3-5 years of equity compensation administration or related experience
  • Experience managing B2B relationships
  • Ability to manage high level of assigned clients (number and/or complexity)
  • Strong knowledge of the brokerage industry
  • Extensive experience with global equity plans, complex plans such as restricted stock units, swaps/reloads, performance awards, etc.
  • Strong Project Management skills
  • CEP Designation (Preferred)
  • If applicable, obtaining a CEP designation will be required
  • Required to pass E*TRADE's internal CEE (Certified Equity Expert) exam within 90 days of hire date

To Apply:  Please email your resume to rosanna.pichardo@etrade.com.

Posted:  March 11, 2014
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UTC

Location: Hartford, CT
Position: Manager, Global Equity & Deferred Compensation

The Manager of Global Equity & Deferred Compensation is responsible for overseeing UTC’s domestic and international equity and deferred compensation programs, including maintaining tax and legal compliance of executive programs, and providing counsel and direction on a wide range of related matters related to the ongoing design and administration of programs across the enterprise.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as senior advisor, project management lead, and escalation contact for all global equity and non-qualified deferred compensation matters
  • Partner with external vendors, UTC Human Resources, Tax, Legal, Accounting, Payroll, and Business Unit Compensation functions to ensure smooth operation of compliant programs
  • Develop and implement planning strategies, communications, and processes to enhance efficiency, control risk and minimize the Company’s global liability
  • Oversee day to day administration of UTC plans and program lifecycle events, including equity grants and vestings and deferred compensation annual enrollment and distributions
  • Manage the Company’s outside equity and deferred compensation vendor relationships
  • Lead various ad hoc assignments relating to Executive Compensation Other
  • Position is located at UTC’s World Headquarters in Hartford, CT
  • Reports to the Director, Executive Compensation
  • Minimal travel required
Requirements:

Education / Experience -

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, or HR
  • Advanced degree (MS / MBA) strongly preferred
  • 7+ years of relevant equity experience
  • CEP Certification (Completion of Level 1 minimum)
  • Background in a large multinational preferred
Knowledge / Skills -
  • Advanced knowledge of equity and deferred compensation plans and compliance issues within the context of executive compensation, including equity instruments, international tax and securities regulations, China SAFE, non-qualified deferred compensation, and 409A.
  • Advanced analytical, organizational, and communication skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to adapt to frequently changing priorities and identify critical paths for resolution
  • Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team

To Apply:  Please send your resume to kristen.crawford@utc.com

Posted:  March 11, 2014
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Airbnb

Location: San Francisco, CA
Position: Stock Plan Administrator

As Airbnb continues to expand our business globally, we continue to look for the best and brightest to drive strategic business decisions. The Corporate Accounting team is looking for a Stock Plan Administrator to oversee the day-to-day activities in the administration of our global equity programs. Reporting to the Controller, the Stock Plan Administrator will be responsible for managing a third-party software-as-a-service vendor utilize for the processing of equity transactions.

Responsibilities:

  • This is a highly visible position that requires a strong focus on customer service and a strong attention to detail
  • Ensure equity transactions are processed in the third-party equity platform in a timely and accurate manner
  • Maintain Airbnb’s capitalization table
  • As a functional expert for internal stakeholders (accounting, legal, tax and employee experience departments), provide the necessary reporting, analysis and business partnering skills for effective management of the Company’s equity programs
  • Coordinate all tax reporting for domestic and international subsidiaries to ensure the timely processing of income taxes associated with equity transactions
  • Respond to employee questions and ensure matters are resolved accurately and timely with a high degree of customer satisfaction on responsiveness and the ability to successful respond to queries
  • Regularly work with the employee experience, legal and tax teams on the design of Airbnb’s equity programs and to provide regular employee training on the company’s equity programs
Qualifications:
  • CEP certified or currently working toward certification
  • At least four years of stock administration at company with equity program offerings to international employees
  • Track record of successfully managing global equity programs for a multi-national organization
  • Candidate’s must demonstrate excellent communication and organization skills and the ability to effectively collaborate with others
  • Prior experience in payroll a strong plus

To Apply:  Please apply through our jobs page https://www.airbnb.com/jobs/position/9346

Posted:  March 11, 2014
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Exponential

Location: Emeryville, CA
Position: Paralegal

We are seeking a full-time paralegal to assist the growing Exponential legal team. This role is great for a skilled, hands-on paralegal and stock professional to apply his or her experience in a growing, global organization. As a paralegal, you will primarily manage stock administration for Exponential and its affiliates, and handle general corporate paralegal matters on an as is needed basis. The ideal candidate will be well versed in the requirements around good stock and equity administration practices, proficient with stock software systems, detail oriented and comfortable interacting with people from all corners of the globe and our organization. General paralegal experience in maintaining corporate records, intellectual property portfolios, and contract administration on a day to day basis would be looked upon favorably.

Responsibilities:

Stock Administration:
  • Administer and take full ownership over our company’s global equity compensation plans, including stock option grants, exercises, restricted stock awards, participant terminations and updating employee account information, all using EASi and/or Equity Edge stock administration software system.
  • Reconcile equity award activity with the company’s capitalization records, including tracking of legends and coordination with finance and legal functions.
  • Ensure accurate data input into EASi and/or Equity Edge, including migration into new stock administration software system, and maintain all paper and electronic files related to equity administration.
  • Become the primary owner of stock plan documents, including the plans themselves and multiple grant agreement forms, including international agreements and forms for our company’s 19 international subsidiaries and 29 total foreign locations, and corporate record maintenance.
  • Oversee compliance matters as they relate to stock, coordinating closely with legal staff, both internal and external.
  • Stay abreast of global stock administration practices to ensure that our company is in compliance with applicable legal and tax regulations in the numerous locations where we operate.
  • Work with HR on equity commitment processes as well as answering day-to-day questions, assisting with employee terminations and establishing smooth workflow.
  • Track-grant acceptances, terminations and disqualifying dispositions.
  • Provide required monthly and quarterly reports for accounting, finance, tax, human resources and payroll departments, including interfacing with external and internal auditors during audit periods.
  • Provide annual statements to employees/IRS/foreign tax/governmental agencies.
Corporate Legal
  • Work with legal and senior management to maintain corporate records and minute books for affiliates in over 20 countries.
  • Work with legal and marketing to ensure proper management of intellectual property portfolio.
  • Administer contracts process with legal and finance departments.
  • Assist legal department with special projects.
Qualifications:
  • 5+ years experience of increasing responsibility over proactive administration of equity incentive stock plans in a global environment. Includes processing option exercises, cancellations, terminations, grant preparation, interface with brokers, payroll, legal, HR and finance.
  • 3+ years experience maintaining corporate records, intellectual property portfolio, and/or contract administration preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Paralegal certificate preferred.
  • Experience with international equity granting policies and best practices.
  • Knowledge of SEC regulations related to stock, including familiarity with Rule 701.
  • Advanced EASi and/or Equity Edge, particularly system migration, and Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel.
  • Ability to communicate with employees of all levels and explain principles relating to stock.
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills; resourceful and detail-oriented.
  • Maintains diplomacy, confidentiality and neutrality.
  • Self-motivated and independent, with exceptional quantitative and analytical skills, and strong desire to learn new areas of legal administration.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise integrity and sound judgment in complex and sensitive situations.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • CEP (Certified Equity Professional) strongly preferred or in the process of completion.

To Apply:  Please send your resume to https://www.smartrecruiters.com/Exponential/75767155-legal-admin-paralegal-

Posted:  March 6, 2014
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SOAProjects

Location: San Jose, CA
Position: Stock Plan Administrator

Our client which is a public company in N. San Jose is seeking a Stock Plan Administrator to join our Corporate SEC Reporting team. This role will be responsible for the day to day activities in the administration of our global equity programs. The ideal candidate will have excellent organization, prioritization and communication skills. Strong attention to detail, the ability to meet deadlines consistently and to work well under pressure is a must.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Administration of global equity plans including RSUs, stock options, and ESPP
  • Monitor daily stock option exercises, reviewing reports for errors
  • Maintain the equity administration database and ensure accuracy at all times
  • Interacts with transfer agent and stock administration service provider to ensure that trades are settled timely; reconciles DWAC instructions
  • Respond to employee inquires and coordinate with internal teams and vendors as appropriate to resolve issues
  • Review and provide accurate reports to internal customers (Finance, Legal, Payroll, and Human Resource teams)
  • Assist in processing and reconciling moneys coming from and going to the third party stock administrator. This includes, but is not limited to moneys related to taxes collected from RSUs vesting and stock option exercise proceeds
  • Assist in processing monthly journal entries related to our global equity programs
  • Interpretation and design of stock plans and related award documentation
  • Assist with external audits by providing supporting records and documentation
  • Assist Legal with Directors and Officers compliance & reporting including Section 16 compliance (Form 3, 4 and 5) and related Proxy reporting requirements
  • Provide formal and ad-hoc analysis of stock activity
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
Required Skills:
  • Strong computer skills are required including advanced skills in Excel
  • Strong Equity Edge/Equity Edge Online skills
  • Strong organization and problem solving skills with the ability to track multiple tasks and issues
Required Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree, ideally in Finance/Accounting or Economics
  • Two or more years of experience in administering employee equity plans
  • CEP certified a plus

To Apply:  Please send your resume to jsmall@soaprojects.com

Posted:  March 6, 2014
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NETGEAR

Location: San Jose, CA
Position: Stock Plan Administrator

NETGEAR, Inc. is seeking a Stock Plan Administrator to join our Corporate SEC Reporting team. This role will be responsible for the day to day activities in the administration of our global equity programs. The ideal candidate will have excellent organization, prioritization and communication skills. Strong attention to detail, the ability to meet deadlines consistently and to work well under pressure is a must.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Administration of NETGEAR’s global equity plans including RSUs, stock options, and ESPP
  • Monitor daily stock option exercises, reviewing reports for errors
  • Maintain the equity administration database and ensure accuracy at all times
  • Interacts with transfer agent and stock administration service provider to ensure that trades are settled timely; reconciles DWAC instructions
  • Respond to employee inquires and coordinate with internal teams and vendors as appropriate to resolve issues
  • Review and provide accurate reports to internal customers (Finance, Legal, Payroll, and Human Resource teams)
  • Assist in processing and reconciling moneys coming from and going to the third party stock administrator. This includes, but is not limited to moneys related to taxes collected from RSUs vesting and stock option exercise proceeds
  • Assist in processing monthly journal entries related to our global equity programs
  • Interpretation and design of stock plans and related award documentation
  • Assist with external audits by providing supporting records and documentation
  • Assist Legal with Directors and Officers compliance & reporting including Section 16 compliance (Form 3, 4 and 5) and related Proxy reporting requirements
  • Provide formal and ad-hoc analysis of stock activity
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
Required Skills:
  • Strong computer skills are required including advanced skills in Excel
  • Strong Equity Edge/Equity Edge Online skills
  • Strong organization and problem solving skills with the ability to track multiple tasks and issues
Required Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree, ideally in Finance/Accounting or Economics
  • Two or more years of experience in administering employee equity plans
  • CEP certified a plus

To Apply:  Please send your resume to lei.green@netgear.com.

Posted:  March 3, 2014
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TIBCO Software

Location: Palo Alto, CA
Position: Equity Plan Analyst

TIBCO Software, Inc. is seeking an Equity Plan Analyst. This position reports to the Manager of Shareholder Services in Corporate Legal department and is responsible for day-to-day operations of TIBCO’s Global broad-based equity plan programs. This position requires strong attention to detail, commitment to accuracy and high quality of work and impeccable customer service and interpersonal skills to handle frequent written and verbal communications with our employees, including the executive management team. 

Responsibilities:

  • Accurate processing of new grants, RSA issuances, option exercises, RSA/RSU releases, grant cancellations, and ESPP purchases using Equity Edge Online.
  • Administer the tracking and processing of PSUs and deferred RSUs in Equity Edge Online.
  • Update and maintain desktop procedures manual.
  • Create custom report views and generate reports from Equity Edge Online as required by Accounting, Payroll Tax and Legal.
  • Maintain SOX Compliance and assist with quarterly testing by internal and external audit teams.
  • Prepare and provide employee communication and education regarding employee stock plans through various channels (e.g. e-mail, intranet, internal communication, etc.).
  • Respond timely to variety of employee equity inquiries ranging from simple to complex, maintaining highest levels of customer service.
  • Assist with the administration and reconciliation of multiple equity plans (including fungible equity plans and inducement plan).
  • Prepare year-end Tax Statements and assist outside vendor with data collection for meeting Section 6039 requirements.
  • Work effectively and closely with Legal, HR, Payroll, Accounting and Tax teams.
  • Assist with the processing, tracking and reporting of Section 16 Officer transactions.
  • Assist with quarter and year-end close equity financial reporting (ASC-718).
  • Assist with preparation of annual Proxy tables.
  • Assist with variety of projects, as assigned by management.
Qualifications:
  • Minimum 5 years stock administration experience for a global, publicly traded company.
  • Strong working knowledge of Equity Edge Online.
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and Access.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
  • Highly detail oriented with excellent customer service and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team.
  • Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.
  • CEP Level III is preferred.
To Apply: Send resumes to Lisa Greenawalt (lgreenwa@tibco.com).

Posted:  February 27, 2014
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E*TRADE

Location: Alpharetta, GA
Position: Platinum Executive Services Specialist - 10b51 Team

E*TRADE Financial Corporation, the online investing & trading pioneer, with 4.5 million accounts and over $200 billion in customer assets, is continuing to reinvent the online trading industry. Our unique culture of innovation creates an environment where you will be continually learning and challenged to develop your career.

The Platinum Executive Services Specialist position will provide support to high net-worth and executive level clients employed by companies that utilize E*TRADE Corporate Services. E*TRADE Corporate Services has helped companies manage and administer their equity compensation plans for over 25 years.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide high touch customer service and support to our most high net worth Corporate Services (CSG) executive level clients.
  • Exhibit critical thinking / problem solving skills to address client issues and questions to deliver a best in class customer experience
  • Assist clients with E*TRADE’s comprehensive products, which include mutual funds, fixed income securities, syndicate products, Mutual Fund and ETF Wrap programs, Unified Managed Accounts, and other financial services offerings
  • Educate and guide clients with respect to their equity compensation and retail accounts with E*TRADE and their ability to successfully navigate and maximize all aspects of the E*TRADE FINANCIAL website
  • Strong technical aptitude to navigate through a variety of financial services, equity compensation, and client relationship management tools is necessary
Requirements:
  • 5-7 years of experience in a financial sales/service environment with proven results
  • Series 7 and 66
  • Education or training equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Must have comfort level and experience servicing the needs of high net worth individuals.
  • Advanced knowledge of the securities industry including corporate equity compensation plans
  • Strong familiarity with Rule 144 and 10b51 plans is highly preferred
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills with a very strong attention to detail
  • Positive and professional customer service attitude and capability
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment while adeptly resolving intricate client issues
  • Ability to leverage colleagues and cross functional partners in other departments to work collectively to exceed client demands and to provide timely solutions
  • Attain CEE and CEP Level 1 after the completion of 1 year of employment

To Apply: Email resume to:gabriel.mancuso@etrade.com

Posted:  February 27, 2014
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Proven, Inc.

Location: South San Francisco
Position: Senior Payroll & Stock Administrator

Our client is seeking an experienced Senior Stock and Payroll Administrator. This role is a new position, to support growth & upcoming anticipated business transactions. This position will report to both a Payroll Manager & an Equity Manager, to support semi-monthly payroll & day-to-day equity transactions.

Responsibilities:

  • Administer company’s equity programs (options, RSUs, restricted stock awards and ESPP)
  • Ensure all participant equity plan transactions (grants, exercises, releases, forfeitures, etc.) are correctly processed and settled in a timely manner in Equity Edge
  • Reconcile shares related to stock plan transactions on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis with Finance, the transfer agent and brokers, including audit of plan reserve balances
  • Serve as back-up and overflow payroll administrator to process the semi-monthly Non-Exempt and Exempt multi-state payroll processing for 250+ employees, utilizing ADP
Qualifications:
  • Minimum a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related area (preferred)
  • Experienced in all regulatory aspects of equity administration, marketplace trends, and knowledge of industry best practices
  • Working knowledge of Equity Edge (desktop & online)
  • Experience with ADP payroll, (PCPW or PayExpert preferred)
  • Knowledge of payroll, time reporting, and other HR systems, processes, regulations, and policies
  • Excellent communication, organizational and analytical skills
  • 2 - 5+ years’ experience in Equity Administration for a global and multi-state organization
  • 3+ years’ of experience in Payroll
  • CEP designation preferred

To Apply:  Please contact Scott Little @ PROVEN: slittle@proveninc.com or 408-389-3494

Posted:  February 26, 2014
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E*TRADE

Location: Alpharetta, GA
Position:  Manager, Executive Services

The Executive Services Manager is responsible for the direct oversight and supervision of the Platinum Executive Services Specialist / Relationship Manager (PES / RM) daily activities including; inbound/outbound calls, business development, 10b5-1 plan administration and high value client book management. This person is responsible for ensuring the team is providing a concierge experience to executive level corporate services’ participants, while achieving asset growth / retention / satisfaction targets and operational efficiency. The candidate must stay abreast of rules and regulations that govern Rule 10b5-1, Section 16 / Rule 144 insiders, and work closely with senior management to implement best practices to ensure compliance. The ideal candidate must be able to effectively communicate with senior level executives and key decision makers of E*TRADE’s corporate client base.

Responsibilities:

The following competencies are necessary for success in the Executive Services Manager position:

  • Develop a high performing concierge team through mentoring, coaching and motivating.
  • Manage the employment, career development, training, performance, compensation and motivation of the Platinum Executive Services team.
  • Provide leadership to ensure the team delivers a high level of satisfaction for Corporate Services clients / executive level participants and meet all departmental goals.
  • Establish strategic direction on operations, policy, and program development.
  • Monitor work procedures and productivity of the Platinum Executive Services Group.
  • Work effectively with demanding Stock Plan Administrators, General Counsels and key decision makers.
  • Handle Corporate Services Clients / executive level participants escalated issues to final resolution.
  • Ability to interact with clients on an advanced level regarding sales activities, account information, procedures, systems, and our expanding range of financial services products.
  • Facilitation, design, implementation, trading, and daily monitoring of executive client 10b5-1 Trading Plans
  • Maintain daily interaction with corporate optionees surrounding option exercises, sales and related administration
  • Be comfortable and effective discussing financial needs with highly affluent individuals on daily basis
Requirements:
  • Series 7 and 66 REQUIRED
  • Series 24 preferred. Must obtain within 90 days of appointment.
  • Must become certified with CEE within three months, CEP Level 1 within 12 months
  • CEP Level 2 within 18 months and CEP Level 3 within 24 months.
  • Education or Training Equivalent to: BA/BS
  • Strong familiarity with Rule 144 and 10b51 plans
  • 5-7 years experience in a demanding financial sales environment with proven results, including at least 3 years management experience.
  • Outstanding presentation, negotiation, oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong ability to build relationships—both internally and externally.
  • Positive and professional customer service attitude and capability.
  • Advanced knowledge of the securities industry including corporate equity compensation plans.
  • Thorough understanding of all E*TRADE FINANCIAL product, service and advice offerings.
  • Ability to engage business partners in other departments to work collectively to exceed Corporate client and senior executive unique demands, while strengthening the overall corporate relationship by delivering a high level of satisfaction for Corporate Services Clients / executive level participants.

To Apply:  Email resume to gabriel.mancuso@etrade.com

Posted:  February 26, 2014
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Infoblox

Location:  Santa Clara, CA
Position:  Equity Compensation Specialist

As our Equity Compensation Specialist, you will be responsible for ensuring the integrity of data in the Equity Edge Online system. You will be entering monthly grants and daily exercises, working with Payroll on tax imports, assisting with monthly RSU releases and the semi-annual ESPP purchase. Your responsibilities will also include importing/exporting of required files from and to E-Trade, entry of new hire information, termination tracking, ESPP enrollment and change data, employee orientation, monthly balancing of outstanding shares, preparation of monthly and quarterly reports for accounting, ad hoc reporting and collaboration on additional projects.

Requirements:

  • Completion of Level I or II of the CEP Program, with continued enrollment in program
  • Three to four years’ experience working with equity administration in public company
  • Accounting background - attention to detail and accuracy extremely important
  • Operating knowledge of Equity Edge Online software
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office software (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Strong organizational skills - ability to complete assignments and projects in established timeframes
  • Reliability and flexibility – ability to manage concurrent tasks
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal, written, interpersonal
  • Professionalism - ability to manage sensitive information and maintain confidentiality
  • Must be able to work independently as well as in collaboration with internal teams

To Apply: Click here to apply.

Posted:  February 24, 2014
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Accenture

Location: San Jose, CA
Position: Associate Manger - Equity Services/Stock Administration Operations

Our Enterprise workforce is the engine that powers Accenture, enabling us to provide the capabilities and expertise that clients demand to help them become high-performance businesses. As our internal workforce, they continually build shareholder value by: efficiently managing and supporting all activities across our business, protecting the assets and reputation of Accenture, ensuring that we have the people and technology needed to execute our business strategy, developing and increasing awareness of our brand, and providing a range of skills to support our client teams, outsourcing units and other businesses. The people in our Enterprise workforce play a leading role in our strategic and operational programs, acting as the agents of change within Accenture itself. They work in a wide range of functional areas including: human resources, marketing and communications, finance, legal, IT, facilities and services, research, business operations and sales development, and must continually evolve to meet the ever-changing demands of the marketplace to achieve higher performance both for ourselves and our clients.

Job Description:

The Equity Services - Operations – Associate Manager has the ability to supervises one to two persons on the team and delivery of operational services related to one or more of the complex global equity programs, and is accountable for results. The Associate Manager manages a variety of customer relationships and oversees the timely processing of all operational transactions related to their equity program(s). The Associate Manager manages the completion of recurring equity program RSU releases of moderate size and complexity and supervises functional testing efforts related to implementation of new equity program tools and processes in their area(s).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervises delivery of operational services related to one or more of the complex global equity programs, and is accountable for results.
  • Oversees the timely processing of all operational transactions related to their equity program(s), including data management, invoice and report creation, execution of recurring and one-time release processes, maintenance of control log, etc.
  • Provides final written authority to issue Accenture shares as needed, based on predefined checklist of issuance criteria and supporting analysis provided.
  • Monitors and executes the creation of custom equity program reports for internal and external use.
  • Manages customer relationships related to their equity program(s) and builds new relationships outside team where appropriate.
  • Oversees operational transactions and regular education and question/issue resolution meetings with the following groups: Local controllers and payroll contacts, Local Share Plan Operations coordinators, CIO, Key operational contacts from our external global and local brokers and/or global transfer agent, and Leadership Equity team.
  • Oversees resolution of operational issues and questions related to their equity program(s) from employees, Accenture Leaders and other internal global and local groups.
  • Independently makes recommendation for optimal solution in situations where issue is complex.
  • Oversees the development and maintenance of procedural and process documentation related to equity program area(s), and makes recommendations for new procedures or enhancement to processes.
  • Supervises functional testing efforts related to the implementation of new equity program tools and processes or enhancements to existing systems in their area(s).
  • Applies comprehensive functional knowledge in equity program area(s) and serves as a senior resource who provides guidance to less experienced team members; stays current on changes to corporate laws, rules and regulations (securities, tax and accounting) related to equity program area(s)
  • Monitors the team’s achievement of targets on key operational metrics for their area(s).
  • Provides input to capital budgeting for area and ensures that team adheres to budget.
  • Develops skills and knowledge in direct report(s) and consistently executes HR processes.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate Degree
  • Minimum 4+ years of experience in equity program administration
  • Certified Equity Professional certification (completion of Level 2 minimum)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working in a team environment
  • Certified Equity Professional certification (completion of Level 2 minimum)
  • Experience in large, global company
  • Equity program design
  • Equity program implementation (high risk, high visibility, large impact)
  • Equity program operations (high risk, high visibility, large impact)
  • Equity program reporting (SEC reporting, corporate legal/financial reporting, management reporting, tax reporting, participant reporting)
  • Equity program accounting (corporate, inter-company, and local)
  • Equity program cash management
  • Equity program tax implications including cross-border complications (planning, implementation, reporting)
  • Equity program legal issues (securities, foreign exchange, tax, labor laws, data privacy)
  • Modeling, analysis and forecasting
  • Equity program administration system tools
  • Input to global corporate polices which affect equity program operations
  • Equity program participant user tools (e.g., internal and external website)
  • Equity program participant communications & training
  • Vendor management
  • Project management
  • Experience in managing audit and control procedures for all aspect of equity program administration (i.e., grants, share issuance, cash flows)
  • Experience with managing the training of local share plan operations coordinators and other extended equity program support personnel on equity programs
Professional Skills/Requirements:
  • Issue escalation/resolution
  • Proven ability to manage upward and downward
  • Sensitivity to multiple cultures
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require now or in the future sponsorship by the employer for a visa. Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

To Apply:  Please forward resume to: Ebony.Mitchell@accenture.com

Posted:  February 21, 2014
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Netflix

Location: Los Gatos
Position: Sr. Manager, Stock Administration

In the role of Sr. Manager, Stock Administration you will lead and manage the administration, operation and accounting of Netflix’s Stock Option Program with a critical role in the evolving design of our program. Our equity program is unique and requires a hybrid of skills including creativity and innovation, operational excellence, compliance with laws and regulations both domestic and international, and outstanding customer service provided to employees and Board members. This position is highly visible and requires the ability to effectively interact, communicate and present ideas and concepts clearly at all levels. The role requires a balanced approach between creativity and innovation; administration and process improvement.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Partner cross-functionally with the Netflix Talent team to ensure the highest quality management of the Stock Option Program while providing strategic, tactical, technical and analytical support to senior members of Finance, Legal and Talent
  • Manage all domestic and international equity activities including grants, exercises, new hire/annual Stock Option Program enrollment
  • Serve as the direct point of contact for employees regarding all aspects of equity compensation from facilitating employee questions and issues, to partnering with Talent in the development of education and reference materials, acting as a liaison between employees and brokers, and partnering in the preparation and administration of equity trading plans
  • Effectively manage our vendor relationships including E*Trade and 3rd party brokers continuously evaluating how to improve and leverage our service offering
  • Identify, recommend and lead the implementation of process improvements and productivity enhancements
  • Administer all transactions associated with the Stock Option Program including accurate processing of grants, exercises, broker transactions and withholding tax calculations
  • Manage global regulatory compliance (tax, securities laws and other applicable rules and regulations)
  • Manage all required filings including assisting with quarterly preparation of all stock compensation related disclosures, coordinating proxy filings and assisting in the organization of our annual shareholder’s meeting, preparing and managing the processes related to Director and Officer Questionnaires, completing Section 16 Filings through preparation and filing applicable forms for Officer and Board of Directors transactions
The ideal candidate will have the following:
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience with a public company in areas such as stock plan administration, finance and legal
  • Extensive understanding and knowledge of stock administration (taxation, plan administration, accounting, legal)
  • Proven ability to partner with cross-functional teams (Legal, FP&A, Talent, Accounting)
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Certified Equity Professional (CEP) preferred
  • International equity experience preferred

To Apply:  Visit our website to apply and submit your resume: http://jobs.netflix.com/jobs.php?id=NFX01151

Posted:  February 19, 2014
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EASi

Location:  Roseville, CA
Position:  Equity Compensation Specialist

EASi seeks a highly motivated individual to join our team of equity compensation professionals. This position is located either in Pleasanton, CA or Roseville, CA and will provide a unique opportunity to learn complex, global equity compensation in an exciting, fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the customer service team to reproduce issues reported by our customers
  • Generate test scenarios in the areas of equity compensation as needed to test bug fixes or enhancements
  • Assist with manually verifying bug fixes and enhancements to validate the applications are working as expected.
  • Participate in Business Requirements Document design and review meetings
  • Stage data needed to test bug fixes and enhancements
  • Report software issues to the development team
  • Participate in other projects ad hoc
  • Work with test automation team to help create/execute automated tests
  • Verify weekly hot fixes as needed
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Degree in business administration, finance or related field preferred
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely (both written and verbal)
  • 2+ years of stock administration experience with an equity compensation administration company or publicly traded company.
  • Completion of Level 1 or greater of CEP Program
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel required – including advanced functions
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Strong work ethic and the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in order to meet very strict deadlines without sacrificing accuracy of data
  • Proficient in any equity administration software

To Apply:  https://hiring.accolo.com/jobs/Pleasanton/California/Equity_Compensation_Specialist/322430871/job.htm

Posted:  February 14, 2014
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Stock & Option Solutions

Stock & Option Solutions (SOS) is the leading specialty staffing, consulting, and outsourcing firm within the equity compensation marketplace.  SOS provides interim and permanent placement resources, expert project consultants, and total outsourcing solutions.  We are actively looking to expand our nationwide equity compensation network by finding new candidates to fill our clients’ and partners’ temporary and permanent resource needs.  Equity compensation professionals who are willing to travel up to 100% of the time are highly encouraged to apply.

SOS is looking for candidates with the following equity compensation experience: 

  • Stock Plan Administration
  • Senior Stock Plan Management
  • Compensation Consulting
  • Equity Tax & Accounting
  • Data Conversion/Migration
  • International Equity Compensation
  • Implementation Management
  • Client/Relationship Management
  • Project Management
  • SEC Reporting

Let SOS be the next step in developing your career!  SOS places qualified stock plan professionals with a range of responsibilities ranging from day-to-day operational administration to complex analysis of client needs, project management, international compliance, equity accounting, education & training, and guidance with other high-level equity compensation issues.  Through our specialized qualification process we can help identify the range of your skill sets and long-term interests to develop a personalized plan that’s right for you.  Whether you enjoy the challenge of consulting or are looking for assistance in finding your next permanent corporate position, SOS offers the following career opportunities:

  • Project Consulting
  • Interim Stock Administration
  • Temp-to-Perm Placement
  • Direct Placement

As an SOS equity compensation consultant, you have the opportunity to work with a variety of companies in administering and managing their employee stock option, stock purchase, and restricted stock programs.  The SOS Consulting/Project Solutions group can be an extension of our clients’ teams by providing interim project resources, provide turn-key project delivery or develop customized technology solutions. SOS offers employees benefits, including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), and paid-time off.  

SOS can also help candidates looking for a more permanent fit to find long-term placement opportunities on either a temp-to-perm or direct placement basis.  SOS’s ability to identify, screen, and match candidates to the right position makes us the leading professional placement firm in the industry.

For more information regarding employment opportunities, please send your inquiries to employment@sos-team.com  and include “Request for Information” in the subject line.  To apply for a position, please send your resume to employment@sos-team.com and include “SOS Jobs” in the subject line.  To learn more about SOS, please refer to our web site at www.sos-team.com

Posted:  February 6, 2014
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Charles Schwab

Location: Englewood, CO
Position: Client Service Manager Stock Plan Services

Charles Schwab has been a leader in financial services for over four decades, working to make investing more affordable, accessible and understandable to all. Driven by our purpose to champion every client’s goals with passion and integrity, we’re committed to providing an environment that respects and appreciates the diversity of our employees, our clients, and the communities we serve. Our goal, as seen through clients' eyes, is that Schwab continuously improves on being a premier financial service provider through best in class service, technology, products, people and advice.

Schwab Stock Plan Services (SPS) provides a variety of solutions to large, publically traded companies for the administration of their Equity Compensation plans, including stock options, restricted stock, and employee stock purchase programs. SPS offers solutions for the administration of these plans up to and including full outsourcing capabilities for the recordkeeping and employee services. Our mission is to provide a world class experience for our clients and to provide the opportunity for the employees of our corporate clients to achieve their financial fitness goals. Specifically, the SPS Client Services team plays a vital role in the delivery of our services. The SPS Client Service Team is responsible for the day to day interaction between Schwab and our corporate clients, ensuring all aspects of their plans are running smoothly. Client Services provides training and guidance to our corporate clients on how to most efficiently utilize Schwab’s tools and services in addition to assisting our client’s trouble shoot issues by researching items and presenting solutions. This includes partnering with other teams within SPS to ensure a consistent client experience from implementation through to ongoing administration of the plan. The Client Services team is expected to partner with SPS Operations, Relationship Management, Education, and SPS Conversion to ensure a consistent and quality experience for our corporate clients and their employees.

Brief Description of Role:

As a Client Service Manager in Stock Plan Services at Charles Schwab, you will pursue our mission and values you will:

  • Serve as primary contact for clients with the ability to answer questions regarding provisions of complex equity compensation plans
  • Resolve client issues usually of a moderately complex or complex nature where analysis of issues or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors
  • Coordinate routine database maintenance, including updates to new stock plans/awards and tracking of participant demographic and stock plan activity
  • Oversee settlement of client stock plan activity with groups internal to Schwab and groups at the corporate client and work with the client service operations team to handle client settlement issues as they arise
  • Coordinate and provide monthly, quarterly, annual activity and financial reporting (ASC718/IFRS2) and support ad-hoc reporting needs on compensation plans for corporate clients
  • Ability to manage several clients’ needs while demonstrating adaptability to change with ease
  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills with clarity and accuracy
  • Proactively gain the knowledge required to keep up with changes in the areas of equity compensation services
  • Implement controls and oversight for high value transactions, including executive transactions for c-suite executives at target corporate clients
  • Recognize opportunities for improvement and growth with our corporate clients through regular consultative conversations
  • Properly document processes and procedures as it relates to Strategic Clients in order to ensure consistent delivery of services
  • Participate in providing requirements and testing enhancements for SPS systems and processes
  • Provide guidance to technology teams and advocate for client needs and requests
  • Management responsibilities as assigned, including setting deliverables, coaching and mentoring staff as appropriate.
Technical/Functional Qualifications:

Required qualifications include:

  • 5+ years of brokerage, financial or accounting experience within a corporate or brokerage environment
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent business experience
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and other MS Office Products and applications required to perform daily functions
  • Working hands on knowledge of Schwab EquiView, Equity Awards Center and Stock Plan Manager Applications a plus to perform job function
  • Proven working knowledge of stock options, employee stock purchase plans, dividend equivalent rights, restricted stock , ASC718/IFRS2 and/or corporate accounting administration, preferred
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to work on multiple assignments and complete them within established deadlines
  • Demonstrated passion for providing proactive client-centric solutions
  • Positive attitude, enthusiasm, professionalism and strong work ethic with high level of integrity and ethics
  • Excellent communication, problem solving, and presentation skills to influence and build consensus among your team members and leadership
  • Ability to prioritize effectively in a fast paced environment and function in a professional manner under pressure
  • Ability to articulate Schwab's Visions and Values to team members
  • Certified Equity Professional (CEP) or working towards designation

To Apply: http://jobsearch.schwab.com/viewjob.html?erjob=242193&eresc=Campus

Posted:  February 4, 2014
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Dick's Sporting Goods

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Position: Equity Analyst

Dick’s Sporting Goods is looking for an Equity Analyst with strong background and experience in stock plan administration. Under the direction of the Equity Manager, this position will be responsible for administration of the Company’s equity programs. The Equity Analyst will be the primary contact for all administrative issues relating to the equity plans, procedures, individual grants, option exercises, award vesting and reporting.

Administrative:

  • Maintain the Company’s equity database (Equity Edge Online) including equity awards (options and awards) and performance stock grants, exercises/releases, and cancellations
  • Process data feeds- importing files and reconciling all activity including new grants, tax data, demographic changes, terminations, etc.
  • Manage the relationship with third party stock plan vendor, brokers, and transfer agents
  • Interact with transfer agent and stock plan vendor to ensure that trades are settled timely; reconcile DWAC instructions and wires
  • Coordinate participant account activation & grant acceptance activities
  • Dividend processing and monitoring
  • Assist in annual and interim grant preparation and processing
Compliance & Analytics:
  • Ensure Directors and Officers compliance with SEC rules, including Section 16 reporting requirements
  • Prepare equity related account audits, reconciliations and analysis
  • Work with internal audit for quarterly and year end audits and Sarbanes-Oxley testing and compliance
  • Assist Corporate Tax with month and year-end processes related to equity transactions
  • Coordinate with Payroll on preparation and distribution of year-end statement of taxable income, W-2/1099 income calculations and tax filings related to stock transactions
Adhoc:
  • Participate in the Proxy preparation process and other ad hoc SEC filings
  • Complete third party Equity/Executive Compensation surveys
  • Perform continuous oversight of stock ownership program
  • Resolve participant inquiries
  • Assist in the completion of other projects as required
  • Assist with various ad-hoc reporting/analysis for equity related projects
Additional Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, HR or Business
  • Minimum three years of experience with equity plans including restricted stock awards and Employee Stock Purchase Plans
  • Experience with Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Programs a plus
  • Certified Equity Professional (CEP) preferred
Titles:
  • Equity Analyst
  • Stock Plan Administrator
  • Stock Plan Analyst
  • Equity Compensation Analyst
  • Specialist, Equity Administration
  • Equity Program Analyst
  • Equity Plans Analyst
Pittsburgh has transformed itself into one of the best “made over towns”, evolving from steel to science, and was recently declared the “#1 Most Livable City” for the second time in the last three years! With a national average of 40% lower cost of living, Pittsburgh is also the 6th city in the U.S. for job growth. According to Business Week, Pittsburgh was the second best place to raise kids in 2008 and number #1 for relocating families in 2009. Pittsburgh is now considered to be an economic hot spot for the life sciences and biotechnology industry with about 3,200 high-tech companies. In addition, 36 colleges and universities surround the Pittsburgh area. With its low crime rate, arts and leisure, and legendary sports teams, Pittsburgh appeals to audiences of all ages. The Southside, Market Square, Station Square, Strip District, and Cultural District offer unique experiences for spending an entertaining evening with family or friends. For additional information please visit: http://www.visitpittsburgh.com/

Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. is an authentic full-line sporting goods retailer offering a broad assortment of brand name sporting goods equipment, apparel, and footwear in a specialty store environment. The Company also owns Golf Galaxy, Inc., a multi-channel golf specialty retailer, True Runner, a new running store bringing runners the best in footwear, apparel, accessories and service, e-commerce websites and catalog operations. For more information on Dick’s Sporting Goods please visit our Investor Relations page.

To Apply: Please apply online:http://www.dickssportinggoods.jobs/jobs/description/equity-analyst-pittsburgh-pennsylvania-job-4226109

Posted:  February 4, 2014
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E*TRADE

Location: Alpharetta, GA
Position: Senior Service Manager

E*TRADE Financial Corporation, the online investing & trading pioneer, with 4.5 million accounts and over $200 billion in customer assets, is continuing to reinvent the online trading industry. Our unique culture of innovation creates an environment where you will be continually learning and challenged to develop your career.

Summary:

Client Services provides stock plan administration services for clients of E*TRADE Corporate Services. This department, which is divided into 4 distinct segments: Large, Mid, Emerging and Private assist corporations who either choose to outsource this critical function or elect to maintain administrative responsibilities within their corporation. The Client Service Manager is responsible for providing comprehensive service and support to an assigned book of clients. This includes using Equity Edge and various other tools to maintain stock plan records, and support all accounting, financial reporting and associated compliance requirements. Candidates for the Equity Compensation positions will possess the following qualities:

  • Ability to make decisions to resolve client issues and concerns
  • Ability to develop and maintain client relationships
  • Ability to participate in sales presentations and identify sales opportunities

Responsibilities:

Client Service Manager will apply a high-level of equity compensation expertise to proactively manage an assigned base of Corporate Clients, acting as a Client advocate and partner, delivering a high-level of stock plan administration services. Day to day activities will include, but is not limited to:
  • Updating Equity Edge, Equity Edge On-line and Stock Plans on a daily basis based upon data updates received from assigned Clients (e.g. new hires, terminations, etc.), participant transactions, etc.
  • Ensuring all participant stock plan transactions are correctly processed and settled in a timely manner (ESPP Purchases, ESPP sales, Option Exercises, SWAPS, Reloads, Option Grants, etc.)
  • Surveys and tracking of Disqualifying Dispositions
  • Valuation Reporting, Section 16 Insider Reporting & Client-specific custom processes (e.g. custom reports, scripts, etc.)
  • Monthly balancing of Client plans
  • Managing Client inquiries and requests in a timely and professional manner
  • Knowledge of data flows between interfacing systems
  • Coordinating with various teams (e.g. Operations, Account Management, Product Development, etc.) to deliver industry leading solutions for Equity Compensation Support Services
Requirements:
  • Minimum 3-5 years of equity compensation administration or related experience
  • Experience managing B2B relationships
  • Ability to manage high level of assigned clients (number and/or complexity)
  • Strong knowledge of the brokerage industry
  • Extensive experience with global equity plans, complex plans such as restricted stock units, swaps/reloads, performance awards, etc.
  • Strong Project Management skills
  • Required to pass E*TRADE's internal CEE (Certified Equity Expert) exam within 90 days of hire date
  • CEP Designation preferred

To Apply: Please e-mail a copy of your resume to the recruiter rosanna.pichardo@etrade.com.

Posted:  February 4, 2014
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E*TRADE

Location: Alpharetta, GA
Position
: Regional VP, Corporate Services

E*TRADE Financial Corporation, the online investing & trading pioneer, with 4.5 million accounts and over $200 billion in customer assets, is continuing to reinvent the online trading industry. Our unique culture of innovation creates an environment where you will be continually learning and challenged to develop your career.

Summary:

E*Trade’s Corporate Services is the leader in equity compensation administration for public and private corporations driving retail brokerage accounts and assets for E*TRADE Financial Corporation. We execute on this objective by providing a best-in-class administration platform, service excellence through our service delivery model, and a robust participant experience to integrate equity awards into an overall financial picture. The Regional Vice President, Sales & Relationship Management will oversee the South team of Business to Business Sales and Relationship Managers responsible for client acquisition and enhancing the overall engagement with current corporate clients. Success will be substantiated through effective positioning of our equity compensation platform, Equity Edge Online, and E*Trade’s retail brokerage offerings. This individual must also have the ability to lead and navigate across departments while developing and maintaining relationships at all levels. The RVP will be the communications link and market intelligence between the reporting team and overlays such as Service, Legal, Product and Marketing.

Responsibilities:

  • Drive revenue through sales to new and existing customers within the designated geographic territory by implementing strong sales and relationship management practices such as lead generation, book management, and market data analysis.
  • Motivate team to achieve results and adjust approach and strategy accordingly to various client drivers to solidify role as customer advocate and indispensable service provider.
  • Demonstrate strong financial management skills and evaluating sales and revenue opportunities, the associated pricing, margins and capital requirements for opportunities within the business unit.
  • Partner with Product Management and Marketing teams to prioritize new product and service initiatives coinciding with an ever changing market environment and evolving client and customer needs.
  • Effectively use leadership capabilities and business relationship building practices to acquire new client relationships, build on current long-term relationships and enhance client satisfaction.
Requirements:
  • 10+ years of financial services or B2B sales and relationship management experience, successfully developing C-suite relationships.
  • Demonstrated success in developing and executing on relationship management strategies and key business decisions (deals, settlements, negotiations, programs and initiatives) as well as development of personnel.
  • Experience selling integrated business solutions in both large and small corporate settings. Experience within financial services, software as a service and business process outsourcing is preferred.
  • Strong critical and analytical thinking, conflict management and creative deal-making skills.
  • Demonstrates a passion for profession and a drive to improve and displays personal & corporate integrity.
  • Excellent written, verbal and listening skills and able to present to Executive levels.
  • Series 7, 63 and 24 required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field of study, MBA preferred.
  • CEP highly desired.

To Apply: Please e-mail a copy of your resume to the recruiter rosanna.pichardo@etrade.com.

Posted:  February 4, 2014
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Dolby

Location: San Francisco, CA
Position: Senior Stock Administrator

Be part of the exciting future of entertainment and add your talents to those of an amazing team. For more than 40 years Dolby has led the way in developing innovative entertainment products and technologies used by consumers and professionals worldwide. Innovations from Dolby can be heard in consumer audio and video products, entertainment software, and professional sound applications, including music recording, broadcasting, and sound for motion pictures. Now Dolby is defining high-definition audio and systems for delivering breathtaking digital cinema. Our long-standing commitment to research and development enables our focus to remain on solutions that work today and are prepared for the future. That’s what keeps us on the leading edge of the industry. Our company philosophy encourages creativity, collaboration, and the desire to perceive things differently. We have been recognized as one of the top 100 best places to work in the Bay Area. We offer a unique and rich array of benefits, including a flexible work schedule and an assortment of health coverage options. We are looking for talented individuals to join our team.

Responsibilities:

The Senior Stock Administrator is responsible for the day-to-day administration of Dolby’s equity compensation programs. Responsibilities include processing of equity transactions in compliance with current rules and regulations, SOX controls and governing stock plan documents, ensuring the integrity of the stock administration system, interfacing with key internal and external business partners, and providing quality customer service to employees globally with regard to their equity compensation related transactions.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Accurate and timely processing of stock option and restricted stock unit grants, exercises, participant accounts, terminations, cancellations, and transfers
  • Successfully handling administration of the Employee Stock Purchase Plan which includes eligibility tracking, changes and withdrawals monitoring, and enrollment and purchase processing and reporting
  • Accurate and timely processing of reports to support payroll, SOX, SEC, proxy and other regulatory reporting requirements
  • Reconciling share plan activity -Coordinating with HR, outside advisor and payroll providers on global mobility matters and ensuring appropriate rates are applied at tax events
  • Coordinating with and supporting HR with equity related compensation initiatives
  • Providing analysis and support to manager for special process improvements, project enhancements or education initiatives
  • Communicating trading blackout periods and tracking of insider trading restrictions
  • Providing assistance to global employees on equity related questions or issues
  • Providing support to global business partners on audit requests and other equity matters
  • Coordinating with and supporting regional teams with equity compliance matters and transactional or participant related processes
  • Staying current on equity related regulatory reporting and compliance requirements globally
  • Maintaining the online Stock Administration site
  • Maintaining and updating the procedures manual
Qualifications:
  • Certified Equity Professional (CEP) or working towards designation
  • At least five years stock administration experience in a public company with international presence
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline preferred
  • Proficient in MS Office applications with advanced Excel skills
  • Experience with system conversions a plus
  • Strong understanding of financial reporting principles related to equity compensation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task successfully in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently without supervision
  • Results-driven with ability to successfully coordinate cross-functional teams and service providers

To Apply: https://careers-dolby.icims.com/jobs/2274/senior-stock-administrator/job?mode=apply&iis=Job+Boards&iisn=SCU

Posted:  January 24, 2014
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IDT

Location: San Jose, CA
Position: Manager, Stock Administration

In the role of Manager, Stock Administration you will manage the administration and operations of IDT’s Stock Administration function. Operational excellence, compliance with laws and regulations, and superior customer service for employees to executives and Board members is expected. IDT’s stock plan services, software, and brokerage, are managed with E*TRADE Corporate Services.

This is a highly visible position and requires a strong customer service focus and ability to effectively interact, communicate and present ideas and concepts clearly with multiple departments and to at all levels within the organization – employees up to Executive Officers and the Board of Directors. Additionally, due to the need for high accuracy and compliance with reporting and regulatory agencies, a professional with a high degree of process focus, financial and accounting acumen is required. Finally, the job requires a focus on innovation, scalability, transformation, and continuous process improvement.

You will serve as the functional expert for internal stakeholders (HR/Compensation, Financial Reporting, Legal, Payroll, Tax) on equity-related issues and partner with these department leaders to identify, analyze and implement solutions in support of the company’s equity compensation goals. It’s essential that the candidate possesses excellent communication, influencing, and collaborations skills.

Stock Administration is part of the Finance organization and the position reports to the VP Corporate Controller.

Essential Functions:

  • Manage the administration of the company’s equity plans
  • Manage complete cycle for global equity activity including grants, exercises, RSU releases, quarterly ESPP purchases/enrollment
  • Ensure compliance with required federal, state and international regulations; monitor international regulatory and tax compliance. Prepare timely and accurate reporting and filings on the prescribed due dates
  • Partner with leaders in HR Compensation, Legal, Financial Reporting, HRIS, and Payroll to ensure accurate and compliant operations, systems and the integrity of the equity compensation plans
  • Manage external technology, consulting, and broker vendors.
  • Design operational procedures and processes that meet audit standards and improve efficiency; an ever-present eye on improving processes is required
  • Provide equity award services and support to plan participants through outreach and education
  • Utilize previously acquired experience to become actively involved in day-to-day processes and procedures in order to develop and maintain a plan for process improvements, including product and system enhancements and automation, vendor selection and management
  • Manage quarterly financial reporting process including accurate, timely information to Finance stakeholders; account and outstanding share reconciliations; interact with internal and external auditors in support of quarterly review and audits
  • Provide timely and accurate reporting to support annual report and proxy
  • Ensure compliance with Section 16 reporting obligations of Executive Officers and Board of Directors
  • Ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley controls and initiatives
Requirements:
  • Strong knowledge and experience in global stock plan administration including securities, tax, financial reporting and accounting laws and regulations
  • Ability to manage, processes and systems to maximize effectiveness and potential
  • Advanced analytical ability, attention to detail and strong organizational skills; ability to identify issues and provide solutions
  • Understanding of entire equity process cycle including interdependencies between Stock Administration, Legal, Finance, Payroll, Tax and Human Resources
  • Experience working with vendors, and managing service levels
  • Communication and interpersonal skills are critical for this role
  • A desire to go beyond, get things done, improve, scale, and have fun in the process
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in Stock Administration with a global, public company Experience in the E*TRADE Corporate Services Environment
Education & Experience:
  • Certified Equity Professional (CEP) designation a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

To Apply:  Please forward resume to: andrew.mccue@idt.com

Posted:  January 15, 2014
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