Trupanion is a leading provider of medical insurance for cats and dogs in North America. Our mission is to help the pets we all love receive the veterinary care they need. At Trupanion, we offer a collaborative, casual, and pet-friendly environment where everyone is encouraged to be themselves.
Trupanion is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Stock Plan Administrator to join a fast-paced environment to help grow our Company and the medical insurance for pets category! This position is remote and work from home eligible.
In this role, you are an integral part of the Company's Legal team, reporting to our senior corporate paralegal and partnering directly with the Finance, Payroll, and People Operations teams. You will be relied upon as the specialist in equity award administration and your responsibilities will include applying your expertise to manage the daily administration of the Company's global equity programs. You will also manage our insider trading process, working directly with Compliance Officer to approve trades during our quarterly open trading windows. You will have the ability to mold this role for our growing organization, all while enjoying the company of your wonderful furry (and non-furry) team members. Does this sound like you?
Key Responsibilities include:
Daily administration of global equity plans with participants currently in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Australia, and the Philippines
Manage and process grant issuances (either in the form of RSUs or stock options), process award releases and stock option exercises via E*TRADE's Equity Edge Online (EEO)
Work directly with our equity vendors, specifically E*TRADE representatives and transfer agent on all stock plan matters
Maintain our global equity plan and participant records and reconcile EEO reports to ensure accuracy and database integrity
Perform monthly, quarterly, and annual reconciliations to ensure records are accurate between stock administration, general ledgers, and internal teams systems
Partner with our Finance, Payroll, and People Operations teams to communicate equity plan activity, carry out requirements for reporting and/or resolving issues with plan participants, and ensure compliance, tax reporting, and regulatory requirements are maintained
Communicate directly with participants as the in-house stock plan specialist, answering questions, investigating and resolving any issues regarding stock awards
Manage the stock plan inbox, responding to all inquiries
Maintain the Company's internal stock plan site that houses resources/materials related to Company stock, generally
Partner with the Company's Benefits group to develop additional equity resources, as needed
Manage the Company's quarterly insider trading process to allow participants to trade during an open trading window and approve clearances with E*TRADE
Develop process improvements for all aspects of stock plan administration and the insider trading process
Ad hoc review/analysis on stock plan and equity granting matters
What we're looking for (Please include a cover letter with your application!) :
Proven experience in the equity administration or equivalent, related field
Bachelor's Degree (in accounting or finance, a plus)
Certified Equity Professional, Exam Level 1 or higher, a plus
Experience working directly with Equity Edge Online, a plus
Experience with international compliance and taxation for restricted stock units, a plus
Expertise in employee equity programs, particularly with stock options and restricted stock units
Passion for helping pets
Ability to fit into a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment
Able to maintain strict confidentiality in a very open and transparent environment
Attention to detail and analytical problem-solving skills
You'll be a good fit if:
You are knowledgeable in your field and are confident to become the resident specialist for stock plan administration matters
You have excellent organizational skills and multi-tasking abilities, you consistently follow through and aren't intimidated by short deadlines
You have strong written and verbal communication skills
You are a standout colleague who can work across the business and with external parties collaboratively and effectively
Benefits and Perks:
Employer-paid extended health coverage for you and your family
Four weeks paid time off
Five-week paid sabbatical after five years of employment
Restricted Stock Units
Employer paid medical health insurance for one pet (dog or cat)
Paid time off to volunteer at nonprofit organizations
We're all about helping pets. We promote a cohesive and nimble team environment, and we hire, develop and promote team members. We trust each other. We are transparent and honest. We care about one another and want to see our team members succeed, personally and professionally. We strive to promote from within and reduce bureaucracy to allow creative thinking. We're focused on providing continuous training and support to all team members to encourage long-term happiness and success.
Take a look inside our office and see for yourself:
Trupanion is an equal opportunity employer and embraces diversity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, abilities, perspectives, and skills.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.