Global Equity Program Manager


Los Gatos, CA

As the head of global equity, you will manage the administration, operation and accounting of Netflix's Stock Option Program with a critical role in the evolving design of our program, particularly internationally. 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. Netflix is seeking a Senior Stock Analyst to join our growing team. This newly created position will be a crucial resource for board members, executives and employees related to equity compensation and own all aspects of the accounting and reporting for our stock option program. 

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 employee relations manager regarding all aspects of equity compensation from facilitating employee questions and issues, to partnering with Talent in the development of education and reference materials, regular trainings,acting as a liaison between employees and brokers, and partnering inAssist 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 and Computershare
- 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
- Manage ad hoc requests for total compensation benchmarking and analysis

The ideal candidate will have the following:

- 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