Senior Manager, Global Stock Plans # JN -072021-67538

Industry: Accounting/Finance
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  • Client is seeking a Senior Manager, Global Stock Plans to join the Employee Services group and will be responsible for the supervision of up to two junior stock administrators as well as overseeing the three person benefits group.
  • While developing and maintaining effective partnerships, the Sr Manager will provide equity-related support to Finance, Payroll, HR, Legal, Compensation and HR business associates both nationally and around the globe.
  • The Senior Manager, Global Stock Plans has the unique opportunity to build their team within this new center. They will be responsible for leading and driving change within the organization and innovate on current processes to improve stock administration for Client globally.


Key Activities for the Senior Manager, Global Stock Plans include:

  • Manage the planning and administration of all aspects of Client’s global equity programs including: Performance Stock Units (PSUs), Stock Options (NQSOs), Restricted Stock Units (RSUs) and Dividend Equivalent Units (DEUs) for approximately 19,000 participants and a currently US – based ESPP
  • Oversee, and if needed, process all RSUs/PSUs/DEUs vests and releases, grant of new awards, terminations and stock option exercises
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and year-end share reconciliations
  • Provide data/reports for month-end, quarter-end, year-end, supporting stock-based compensation and all other financial reporting needs ensuring compliance with all equity related regulatory, accounting and tax requirements
  • Support Legal with executive staff equity transactions and prepare and assist in the preparation of SEC Forms 3, 4 and 5 for Section 16 Officers
  • Maintain database integrity, while managing and assisting with other equity related projects and internal controls, including SOX compliance
  • Assist Legal with preparation of Proxy Statement
  • Manage relationships with outsourced equity related vendors and brokers
  • Provide support to staff members by addressing their questions and inquiries
  • Develop, then lead worldwide employee education and communications while staying current on global equity compensation matters including accounting, tax and legal practices and assess potential business impact


Basic Qualifications

  • Doctorate degree and 2 years of equity plan administration experience


  • Master’s degree and 6 years of equity plan administration experience


  • Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of equity plan administration experience


  • Associate’s degree and 10 years of equity plan administration experience


  • High school diploma / GED and 12 years of equity plan administration experience


  • 2 years of managerial experience directly managing people and/or leadership experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resources


Preferred Qualifications

  • 8+ years of global equity plan administration experience at publicly traded companies
  • Level 3 CEP certification
  • Proven successful leadership managing team members and complex projects
  • Exceptional communication skills with employees at all levels of the organization
  • Advanced Excel and Word capabilities
  • Previous experience with Workday and Access
  • Previous working experience using a captive broker/vendor equity administrative system including: data management and reporting (BAML)
  • Ability to be curious and questioning; willing to challenge assumptions in a manner that adds value
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