Temporary Stock Plan AdministratorFluidigm Corporation
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED
The Fluidigm Stock Plan Administrator is responsible for managing the overall administration of the company?s stock-based compensation plans, serving as the day-today contact for employees and company management, and coordinating with Finance, Legal and Human Resources to ensure accurate processing, reporting and disclosure of employee and consultant option and stock transactions.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Administer company?s equity compensation programs for stock options (including repurchases) and restricted stock, both domestically and internationally.
Manage integrity of company?s stock database to ensure that the equity database reflects the most updated information.
Manage new option stock grants, exercise, cancellations, and terminations, including electronic systems that enable such transaction. Work cross-functionally with other business groups and external transfer agent (AST) as it relates to equity programs.
Process stock options exercises, issue stock grants and certificates; generate reports for Legal and Finance departments and senior management.
Serve as principal liaison with HR, Finance and Legal on all stock options/restricted stock matters.
Assist employees with any problems they encounter exercising or managing their stock grants, as well as setting up 10b5-1 Plans for selected employees.
Assist the Legal Department with setting up and filing Rule 144 paperwork and Form 4s in a timely manner.
Compile data for Compensation Committee books, proxy, and annual report; produce other documents, reports and materials as requested for distribution to company directors and executives.
Assist Finance and Legal teams with preparing stock-related disclosures in 10Q/10K and Proxy, as well as any necessary 8K?s.
Prepare various management and governmental reporting related to stock matters.
Assist with internal and external audits and investigations relating to stock matters.
Collaborate with equity administration vendor to maintain self-service feature to enable employees to access their equity information online.
Assist with company stock program communication and education as needed.
Remain current on regulatory developments and changes for stock plan administration.
Assist in enhancing and documenting equity-related procedures, policies, and controls.
Bachelors degree preferred, such as in Business, Human Resources, etc. or AA degree with substantial relevant experience.
Minimum 5+ years of progressive stock administration experience required, including managing the Stock Administration function in a public company environment.
Proficiency with equity administration software, e.g., Express Options, EASi and Merrill Lynch.
Strong MS Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
Must be self-motivated, enthusiastic, with the ability to work independently and in a team environment.
Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with all levels of personnel, across functions, organizations and with external contacts.
Ability to maintain good working relationships with vendors and other employees.
Exceptional multitasking abilities, upbeat demeanor, and ability to stay organized in a fast-paced environment.
Creative thinker and results-oriented problem-solver.
Detail-orientated but able to see the big picture.