Stock Administrator - Imperva, Inc. - Redwood Shores, CA
Imperva is looking for a stellar Stock Administrator to join the legal team, located at corporate HQ in Redwood Shores, CA. Imperva is a pioneer and leader of a new category of business security solutions for critical applications and high-value data in the data center. Thousands of the world’s leading businesses, government organizations, and service providers rely on Imperva solutions to protect against data breaches, meet compliance mandates, and manage data risk.
In this newly created role, the Stock Administrator will report to the General Counsel and will manage all aspects of equity plan administration. This role will work closely with all facets of our organization to lead the administration and reporting of the company’s equity plans as it continues to expand within the US and internationally. The ideal candidate will enhance and further develop the organization’s policies and procedures as they relate to the equity plan administration and will help ensure compliance.
The Stock Administrator will administer Imperva’s equity based compensation programs, and will represent the program both internally and externally. The role will be responsible for all required tracking and reporting associated with the program. Responsibilities will include:
Administer company’s equity programs (options, RSUs, restricted stock awards and ESPP) including the processing all US domestic and international employee stock transactions.
Ensure all participant equity plan transactions (grants, exercises, releases, forfeitures, etc.) are correctly processed and settled in a timely manner.
Maintain the company’s stock data in OptionEase.
Work closely with legal and finance to address any issues or changes to the equity plans and related administration processes.
Act as an Equity Administration resource to participants, internal and external business partners, providing them with complete and accurate information.
Work closely with finance for accurate reporting.
Work with the General Counsel to administer Imperva’s Insider Trading Policy, Trading Windows, Pre-clearance Program and 10b5-1 plans.
Communicate with local payroll entities to ensure proper tax withholding, accounting and compliance.
Perform routine audits to ensure that all data (grants, exercises, releases, forfeitures, etc.) have been processed timely and correctly.
Help maintain and improve SOX and process-related controls.
Reconcile shares related to stock plan transactions on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis with Finance, the transfer agent and brokers, including audit of plan reserve balances.
Bachelor's Degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university.
5 years+ experience of increasing responsibility in Equity Administration for a global and multi-state organization.
Experience with the preparation and filing of Section 16 Forms 3, 4 & 5 and Schedules 13G.
Experienced in all regulatory aspects of equity administration and understanding of equity administration marketplace trends and knowledge of industry best practices.
Ability to take ownership of projects and drive them through to completion.
Adept at creating practical solutions to daily business challenges.
Excellent knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley requirements including the ability to assess, develop and implement internal controls.
Must be able to interact effectively with all levels.
Ability to work independently and as a team player.
Strong analytical and organizational skills.
Excellent attention to detail, communication and follow up skills.
Nice to Have:
Experience with stock administration for employees in Israel, including experience with interacting with the local trustee.
CEP designation preferred. Minimum completion of CEP Program – Level 2 or equivalent experience considered.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.