TripAdvisor: Senior Stock Specialist

TripAdvisor provides a unique, global work environment that captures the speed, innovation and excitement of a startup, at a thriving, growing and well-established industry brand. At TripAdvisor, you will be part of a dynamic, fun, and energetic team where you can immediately make meaningful contributions.

This position reports to the Global Compensation Lead of TripAdvisor with a very strong link to the VP of Total Rewards.

General responsibilities

  • Administers all aspects related to communication and compliance of employee equity awards company-wide (RSUs, Stock Options, PSUs).
  • Analyzes performance of equity plan and grant practices to executive staff and internal stakeholders, up to the Executive team.
  • Active participant to the preparation of the Board of Directors and Compensation Committee materials (Section 16 Officers and NEOs)
  • Partners with Legal, Finance and Tax to ensure ongoing compliance with regulatory, internal and external reporting and requirements for equity plans and SEC disclosures: Proxy, form 10K, CEO pay ratio, etc.
  • Prepares and distributes grant documentation and agreements globally for all active grants.
  • Assist in evaluation of best practices and developments in applicable laws to drive changes in equity plan design and implementation.
  • Assess equity tax implications and recommends actions globally, especially for countries where sub-plans are or could be in place like France, China, UK and for mobile employees.
  • Maintains employee equity database, updating information and running required and requested summary and detail reports (Fidelity)
  • In conjunction with internal partners, develops reporting and internal review processes and systems, employee communication and education programs, and grant recording and tracking mechanisms.
  • Answers employee and HRBP questions and resolves problems regarding equity plans and grants.
  • Processes transactions with outsourced vendors and brokers for employee equity vehicles.
  • Support the Annual Compensation process on all questions related to Equity (budget, guidelines)
  • Manages relationships with outsourced tax and securities vendors and brokers.

Requirements

  • Bachelors degree and 5 - 8 years of related work experience. Masters degree and 3-5 years of related work experience.
  • Subject-matter expert
  • Having wide-ranging experience, uses professional concepts and company objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways.
  • Works on issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Networks with key contacts outside own area of expertise.
  • Acts independently
  • Highly competent with Excel and other HR Analytics tools (Workday, Domo).
  • Experience with Fidelity is a plus.
  • Flexible

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Full-time