Head of Global Equity Administration
Posted on 4/3/2023
United States
Experience Level
  • A Bachelor's degree
  • A background of at least 7+ years of experience in global equity management and administration, including at least 3+ years of leading the function and a distributed team
  • CEP Level 3 designation required
  • Proven experience managing global external providers such as vendors and consultants
  • Strong knowledge of global equity laws, regulations, and processes
  • Lead the Global Equity Management (GEM) function; setting the strategy and vision, and aligning them with the overall company and talent strategy goals
  • Oversee a globally distributed team of specialists; setting the team up for success with clear guidance, direction, and coaching as they remain responsible for the day-to-day core work and execution of tasks
  • Determine and own the operating model for the GEM team, including vendor strategy and vendor management to achieve functional goals with an emphasis on the user (employee) experience
  • Identify areas of opportunity for global equity policies and processes to be optimized to meet ongoing business and program compliance needs
  • Be a trusted, internal advisor and resource to Stripes, managers, and other internal partners navigating challenging equity situations and compliance obligations
  • Work cross functionally with key internal partners and leaders including Legal, Corporate Tax, Payroll, Recruiting, People Partners, Benefits, and Compensation, to design and implement global equity processes and program enhancements
  • Ensure tax compliance for applicable employees, by partnering with the tax team on the global reporting and tax requirements
  • Serve as the primary point of contact on key global equity projects, including advising on the equity aspects of M&A activity at Stripe and delegating as needed
  • Serve as the point of escalation for any GEM-related challenges
  • Partner with the Finance team and People team leaders to set the GEM team budgets
  • Utilize data to make informed equity-related recommendations and decisions, paying close attention to the user (employee) experience, costs, and ROI on equity programs
  • Keep the business abreast of any changing regulations and policies related to equity, and strategizing any communication plans and outreach as needed
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with Shareworks/Morgan Stanley/E*Trade
  • Experience scaling equity at a fast growing company in both the private and public sector
  • Deep knowledge of global equity legal and tax compliance requirements
  • Highly collaborative yet drives projects and decisions forward
  • Thinks strategically and creatively, finding solutions by reexamining assumptions
  • Can effectively manage deadlines and competing priorities, moving with urgency and focus

1,001-5,000 employees

Payment processing platform
Company Overview
Stripe's mission is to increase the GDP of the internet. Stripe is a technology company that builds economic infrastructure for the internet.
  • Inclusive coverage - We provide a thoughtful and balanced set of benefits that allow Stripes to be their best selves and do great work. Whether that means offering comprehensive mental, physical, and medical health plans, supporting Stripes’ financial futures, providing fertility benefits and parental leave, or making sure Stripes have access to healthy food at the office, our robust programs put Stripes and their families first.
  • Growth by way of learning - We are voracious learners and teachers. Our Education team delivers an onboarding and product training curriculum for all new Stripes, and hosts expert-led courses on things like project management fundamentals and macroeconomics. Beyond the formal program, Stripes are constantly sharing knowledge with each other through conversation, documentation, reading groups, and informal talks.
  • A principled approach to food - The food program holds a special place in Stripe’s history and future. These Stripes come to our kitchen from a breadth of backgrounds and experiences, and focus on one proposition—respect. This is apparent not only in the local ingredients they work with or in the gracious, teamwork-driven buffet lines, but also in their approach to growing a global team through sustainable food practices and minimal waste.
Company Core Values
  • An environment of growth
  • Intentional communication
  • Fast-paced, detail oriented
  • Voraciously curious