Stock Plan Administrator


Houzz is looking for a Stock Plan Administrator to join our team where this key individual will be responsible for managing all stock plan administration activity.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Administer all aspects of the equity programs
  • Maintain data (e.g., new hires, terminations, etc.) in the equity system
  • Manage all participant equity plan transactions (grants, exercises, tax withholding, releases, forfeitures, etc.) and ensure they are correctly processed and settled in a timely manner
  • Work closely with internal departments and outside consultants to address any issues or changes to the equity plans and related administration processes
  • Provide superior customer service to equity participants at all levels
  • Work with Finance and auditors for quarterly reviews, year-end audits, as well as ensuring that tight internal controls are in place and procedures are followed to satisfy periodic review of compliance with effective internal controls
  • Act as an Equity Administration resource to participants, internal and external business partners providing them with complete and accurate information
  • Reconcile cash and shares related to stock plan transactions on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis with Finance, including audit of plan reserve balances
  • Partner with management to support and understand the business initiatives

Required Experience, Education and Personal Attributes:

  • 3-5+ years’ experience of increasing responsibility in Stock Plan Administration
  • College degree with a BS in Finance/ Business Administration or related, CEP Certification highly desirable
  • Experience with U.S. federal and state taxation relating to equity compensation
  • Experience with international equity plans and taxation desired
  • Solium’s Shareworks experience required
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat
  • Exceptional communication skills both written and verbal
  • Strong work ethic and sense of professionalism and discretion, demonstrating accountability, integrity, and respect for confidentiality
  • Precision/detail oriented with strong analytical skills
  • Trustworthy, positive, energetic, optimistic attitude with a willingness to roll up your sleeves

  • If you are looking for an opportunity to work for an innovative technology company with a great culture and tremendous career advancement opportunities, look no further.


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