Senior Manager - Stock Administration


Los Gatos, CA

In the role of Senior Manager, Stock Administration you will lead and manage the administration, operation and accounting of Netflix’s Stock Option Program with a critical role in the evolving design of our program. Our equity program is unique and requires a hybrid of skills including creativity and innovation, operational excellence, compliance with laws and regulations both domestic and international, and outstanding customer service provided to employees and Board members. This position is highly visible and requires the ability to effectively interact, communicate and present ideas and concepts clearly at all levels. The role requires a balanced approach between creativity and innovation; administration and process improvement. 

Primary responsibilities include:
- Partner cross-functionally with the Netflix Talent team to ensure the highest quality management of the Stock Option Program while providing strategic, tactical, technical and analytical support to senior members of Finance, Legal and Talent
- Manage all domestic and international equity activities including grants, exercises, new hire/annual Stock Option Program enrollment 
- Serve as the direct point of contact for employees regarding all aspects of equity compensation from facilitating employee questions and issues, to partnering with Talent in the development of education and reference materials, acting as a liaison between employees and brokers, and partnering in the preparation and administration of equity trading plans 
- Effectively manage our vendor relationships including E*Trade and 3rd party brokers continuously evaluating how to improve and leverage our service offering
- Identify, recommend and lead the implementation of process improvements and productivity enhancements
- Administer all transactions associated with the Stock Option Program including accurate processing of grants, exercises, broker transactions and withholding tax calculations 
- Manage global regulatory compliance (tax, securities laws and other applicable rules and regulations)
- Manage all required filings including assisting with quarterly preparation of all stock compensation related disclosures, coordinating proxy filings and assisting in the organization of our annual shareholder’s meeting, preparing and managing the processes related to Director and Officer Questionnaires, completing Section 16 Filings through preparation and filing applicable forms for Officer and Board of Directors transactions

The ideal candidate will have the following:
- Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience with a public company in areas such as stock plan administration, finance and legal
- Extensive understanding and knowledge of stock administration (taxation, plan administration, accounting, legal) 
- Proven ability to partner with cross-functional teams (Legal, FP&A, Talent, Accounting) 
- Bachelor’s degree preferred
- Certified Equity Professional (CEP) preferred
- International equity experience preferred