BigCommerce is disrupting the e-commerce industry as the SaaS leader for fast- growing, mid-market businesses. We enable our customers to build intuitive and engaging stores to support every stage of their growth.
BigCommerce, named a 2019 "Best Place to Work" in Austin, is looking for aSenior Equity Administrator to join the Compensation team. This position is located in Austin, Texas reporting to the Senior Manager of Compensation. The ideal candidate is able to leverage a mix of practical experience, interpersonal skills, financial modeling, executive compensation knowledge, process improvement, and data analysis to drive the continued development and administration of all aspects of the BigCommerce’s equity compensation plans.
What You’ll Do
Day-to-day administration of all aspects of the BigCommerce’s equity compensation plans, including ESPP, stock option exercises and RSU releases
Ensure all forms of equity compensation are administered in accordance with the terms and conditions of the plans from which they are granted
Adhere to internal processes and procedures, and ensure compliance with international & US tax withholding/reporting requirements
Maintain database integrity and ensure accuracy of employee data contained in BC's stock system of record
Provide excellent customer service in responding to employee inquiries regarding account information/navigation, ESPP, stock option exercises, restricted stock vesting, and other frequently asked questions
Generate recurring reports (monthly, quarterly, annually) and respond timely to ad hoc data requests from business partners
Maintain desk procedures/department calendar, and ensure all information remains current and consistent
Collaborate with C-Level Executives, Finance, HR, Legal, and other divisions to anticipate, implement, and/or address equity compensation matters
Assist with creation/audit of quarterly grant package and new grant agreements
Process owner for key transactions (RSU vesting, ESPP, Dividend, Blackout, etc.) - ensuring end-to-end success for each event
Perform reconciliation and provide reporting for key SOX controls
Help develop materials and communications to assist with employee education
Work with internal/external business partners to ensure uninterrupted service for key data feeds, processes, and internal equity applications
Manage executive equity compensation including Form 3s, 4s, 10b5-1s, assist insiders with transactions.
Prepare and review of Rule 144 letters and related securities matters, including the filing of Forms 144 with the SEC.
Perform complex reporting including burn rate, forecasting, and board related materials
Assist in providing internal training on the process, policies, and practices around implementing Rule 10b5-1 trading plans.
Who You Are
Minimum 5+ years’ experience in Stock Administration for a publicly traded company, with international experience preferred
Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience, in finance or accounting strongly preferred.
Certified Equity Professional (CEP) Level 2 preferred
Experience with the preparation and review of Rule 144 letters and related securities matters, including the filing of Forms 144 with the SEC
Deep knowledge and experience with all facets of Shareworks & Morgan Stanley’s Stock Plans platform is required
Outstanding analytical, communication, and organizational skills
Strong work ethic and ability to work independently
Detail-oriented, business-friendly team player with an ability to accommodate tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Experience handling US and foreign tax issues relating to equity compensation
Experience with SOX compliance; adherence to all organizational policies and procedures