United States
Full-time

Equity Administrator

at ConsenSys  

Remote, People & Talent Team, Full Time

At ConsenSys we have a vision of a world where data sovereignty and financial well-being is accessible to every person and organization. We believe Ethereum and decentralized protocol technology is a more trustworthy and equitable foundation for how we create and share value across the web. On this trusted, open source foundation, we can accelerate the world’s transition to a universally accessible network of distributed participants where transparency, security and freedom are fundamental.

 

Our product suite, composed of Truffle, Infura, Quorum, Codefi, MetaMask, and Diligence, serves millions of users, supports billions of blockchain-based queries for our clients, and has handled billions of dollars in digital assets. As the leading Ethereum software company, ConsenSys enables developers, enterprises, and people worldwide to build next-generation applications, launch modern financial infrastructure, and access the decentralized web. To learn more about ConsenSys, and explore our products and solutions, visit http://consensys.net/

Why join ConsenSys?

Remote first. You’ll be joining a team based all over the world. Providing the unique opportunity to work with people from across 6 continents. We encourage our people to travel and connect in person either through retreats, conferences, or just for fun!

 

Flexible working arrangements. You can create the work week that works for you with flexible hours and locations. We believe everyone has the right to individual sovereignty. We empower and support you to make your own schedule and own your own time.

 

Continuous learning and opportunities. As a destination employer, ConsenSys is committed to your growth and development. We provide continuous on the job learning and opportunities, as well as offering the comprehensive ConsenSys Advance Program which includes full access to Coursera training courses, bespoke training programmes, technical learning sessions and our world class blockchain and Ethereum Academy.

 

Unlimited vacation/holidays. We value downtime to recharge and reset, ensuring everyone at ConsenSys has work/life balance. Company-wide we participate in “zero productivity” days to take a break from work, shut down, and sit back and relax. 

One of the most recognized tech companies in the blockchain ecosystem globally. Work experience at ConsenSys is a tremendous reference for your future career. You’ll join a network of entrepreneurs and technologists that reaches the edge of our ecosystem. 

About People & Talent
People and Talent support the entire ConsenSys community. We strive to be the destination employer of choice for our ecosystem. That goal is embedded in all the work we do to attract, retain and support our amazing talent. By joining our team you’ll be working with a diverse group of incredible individuals who put ‘people first’ and are designing and building the workplace of the future.

What you’ll do
This role will manage the daily administration of the ConsenSys Software equity programs. This role resides in the People & Talent Team and works cross-functionally, particularly with Legal and Finance to ensure the equity program is appropriately administered and in full compliance with regulations governing equity programs.  This role is responsible for equity plan administration utilizing the equity platform.

Responsibilities:

  • Manages the day-to-day administration of the ConsenSys Software stock plans. Coordinates the administration of new equity grants, special equity grants, severance equity payouts, and the processing of annual grants during the quarterly cycles. Responsible for coordination of taxation and other related matters. Ensures proper approvals, agreements, and controls are in place. Maintains current and accurate data in the equity platform by conducting periodic validations.
  • Administer and design equity compensation plans coordinating with Compensation for target awards setting by levels. Ensures compliance with federal, state, and applicable regulations along with securities laws
  • Coordinates with multiple departments including Legal, Finance, Payroll, IT, and HR. Supports internal/external audits as applicable (e.g., JSOX).
  • Researches and recommends efforts to grow and scale the equity administration function, including but not limited to automating existing manual processes, evaluation of service platform, market aligned program enhancements, and so forth. 
  • Supports employee inquiries and understanding of equity awards and the equity program and policies. Develops employee education materials for distribution. 
  • Prepares custom reports and performs reconciliations to review accuracy of equity and transaction data. Partners with IT and HR on participation feeds and files.

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Master's Degree preferred
  • 4 or More Years experience in administration of equity programs required
  • 1 or More Years experience with U.S. federal, state, equity taxation and applicable regulations required
  • 1 or More Years experience with US GAAP, SOX and JSOX required
  • 1 or More Years experience building out employee education programs with regards to equity partnering with various HR functions and Legal required
  • 1 or More Years experience with managing equity platforms and managing external equity administration providers required.




Qualifications

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail; willingness and ability to make recommendations and exercise initiative
  • Highly self-motivated and comfortable working in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Experience managing or coordinating projects
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and proven data analysis and presentation experience
  • Appreciation for confidentiality and demonstrated discretion
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent required



Would be great if you brought this to the role

Have excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills with a track record of achieving exceptional results in analyzing organizational data and providing actionable insights.

 

Don't meet all the requirements? Don't sweat it. We’re passionate about building a diverse team of humans and as such, if you think you've got what it takes for our chaotic-but-fun, remote-friendly, start-up environment—apply anyway. While we have a pretty good idea of what we need, we're ready for you to challenge our thinking on who needs to be in this role.

ConsenSys is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. We are committed to ensuring that our technology is made available and accessible to everyone. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

ConsenSys is aware of fraudulent recruitment practices and we encourage all applicants to review our best practices to protect yourself which can be found here.



Benefits
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Competitive benefits

We have a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to make sure we’re looking after you and what matters most.

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Equity

We believe in ownership and want everyone to have a stake in our future success, that’s why you’ll receive equity when you join us.

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Recognized in the blockchain and Web3 ecosystem

Working at ConsenSys is a tremendous reference for your career. You’ll join a network of entrepreneurs and technologists that extends across the global crypto ecosystem.

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Continuous learning & opportunities

We provide ongoing growth and development through on-the-job learning, and the ConsenSys Advance Program which includes full access to Coursera, bespoke and technical learning programs and ConsenSys Academy our world-class blockchain and Ethereum program.

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Unlimited vacation/holidays

We value downtime to recharge and reset, ensuring everyone at ConsenSys has work/life balance. In addition, company-wide we participate in “zero productivity” days to take a break from work, shut down, and sit back and relax.

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Flexible working arrangements

With our global workforce we have fine-tuned asynchronous working which means we have a lot of flexibility in the structure of when we work and how we work together.

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Remote first

You’ll be joining a team based all over the world. Providing the unique opportunity to work with people from across 6 continents.