The Finance team is highly collaborative and is looking for a new Equity Administrator to join their Foolish ranks. Trust us when we say that this isn't your old school accounting gig with paper ledgers and an abacus stuck in a back room. A successful applicant will bring their data processing chops along with communication skills, and technical knowledge in support of the execution of the company's equity plan. So, if living in spreadsheets and numbers are your jam, please send us your ultra-impressive resume and Foolishly written cover letter!
The position is a direct report to the Controller.
Own the stock ledger and cap table for The Motley Fool Holdings Inc. by tracking ownership changes resulting from stock purchases, stock sells, and award and option grants
Create and distribute grant paperwork accurately and timely
Calculate income to be reported and withholding taxes for stock compensation
Communicate restricted stock award vesting information, etc. to shareholders and report to payroll for processing
Record monthly stock compensation to the general ledger
Assist with the semi-annual internal market where Fools can liquidate shares
Calculate and process dividends
Provide ad hoc reporting of ownership to various stakeholders including management, in-house counsel, FP&A department, compensation team, etc.
Strong organizational skills
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong excel skills
Be proactive, a natural problem-solver
Works well with others
Sense of humor
Strong interest in the stock market (hobbyist investor, a plus)
Education and Job Knowledge
Comfortable working quickly and accurately in excel
Experience with Shareworks, a plus
BS in Accounting/Finance or equivalent, a plus
1-3 years of experience in stock administration, a plus
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