Stock Plan Administrator

San Francisco, CA, United States
Jan 20, 2021
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time


Position Summary:

The Stock Plan Administrator will be an integral part of a growing accounting team and needs, as we continue to grow our organization. The successful candidate will be responsible for hands-on, end-to-end administration of GBT's equity plans (including but not limited to options, RSUs and ESPP). The successful candidate will maintain equity plan records, including new grants, equity transactions, grant cancellations/expirations, and our ESPP, process equity transactions and communicate transaction details to the U.S. and international accounting and payroll teams. The ideal candidate will have at least five years of public company experience and be exceptionally organized, responsible, detail-oriented and resourceful.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:



  • Administer GBT's equity plans for all employees in the U.S. and globally
  • Partner closely with GBT's stock transfer agent, stock administration service providers, internal accounting, legal, payroll, HR and other teams, as necessary
  • Provide a superior level of customer service to employees, management and others
  • Process and manage all stock transactions for the global workforce and tax payments associated with each transaction
  • Manage and track new issuances, shares outstanding, and shares available under GBT's stock plans
  • Review equity grants to ensure they are granted in accordance with Equity Plan documents
  • Support employee understanding of equity awards and company programs and policies and provide live and recorded presentations to new and existing employees
  • Maintain GBT's equity data using E*TRADE's Equity Edge Online (EEO) platform
  • Prepare reports and reconciliations to assist in the review of equity and transaction data, and to support compensation reviews and grant planning
  • Support international locations to identify and resolve issues regarding tax, legal, payroll withholding, and other items related to equity and equity reporting
  • Process leave of absence vesting suspensions
  • Ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 key controls
  • Maintain supporting documents for internal and external SoX auditors and respond accurately, thoroughly and timely to requests for data
  • Assist with Form 3, 4 and 5 for Board of Directors and Section 16 officer
  • Assist with preparation of stock-related sections of Form 10-Qs, 10-Ks and proxy statements
  • Assist with review of newly proposed 10b5-1 trading plans
  • Perform other duties and ad hoc requests as assigned







  • Bachelor's degree required, CEP Level III preferred
  • 6+ years of relevant experience in administration of global equity plans
  • Strong working knowledge of equity plans and various equity award types
  • Demonstrated experience working directly with E*TRADE
  • Demonstrated analytical abilities and Excel skills
  • Strong attention to detail and a customer-focused approach
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced, highly confidential environment
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills with an ability to communicate effectively
  • Payroll experience is a plus


Fit with GBT culture:





  • Ability to build strong relationships with co-workers of various backgrounds and expertise
  • Ability to function at a high level in a team setting whether leading the group or acting as an individual contributor
  • Values-based leadership consistent with GBT's Core Values
  • Excitement about the vision and mission of GBT
  • Flexibility
  • Integrity


NOTE: This position summary is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Global Blood Therapeutics is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.