Senior Equity Administrator at BigCommerce

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BigCommerce is disrupting the e-commerce industry as the SaaS leader for fast- growing, mid-market businesses. We enable our customers to build intuitive and engaging stores to support every stage of their growth.

BigCommerce, named a 2019 "Best Place to Work" in Austin, is looking for a Senior Equity Administrator to join the Compensation team. This position is located in Austin, Texas reporting to the Senior Manager of Compensation.   The ideal candidate is able to leverage a mix of practical experience, interpersonal skills, financial modeling, executive compensation knowledge, process improvement, and data analysis to drive the continued development and administration of all aspects of the BigCommerce’s equity compensation plans.

What You’ll Do:
  • Day-to-day administration of all aspects of the BigCommerce’s equity compensation plans, including ESPP, stock option exercises and RSU releases 
  • Ensure all forms of equity compensation are administered in accordance with the terms and conditions of the plans from which they are granted 
  • Adhere to internal processes and procedures, and ensure compliance with international & US tax withholding/reporting requirements 
  • Maintain database integrity and ensure accuracy of employee data contained in BC's stock system of record  
  • Provide excellent customer service in responding to employee inquiries regarding account information/navigation, ESPP, stock option exercises, restricted stock vesting, and other frequently asked questions 
  • Generate recurring reports (monthly, quarterly, annually) and respond timely to ad hoc data requests from business partners
  • Maintain desk procedures/department calendar, and ensure all information remains current and consistent 
  • Collaborate with C-Level Executives, Finance, HR, Legal, and other divisions to anticipate, implement, and/or address equity compensation matters
  • Assist with creation/audit of quarterly grant package and new grant agreements 
  • Process owner for key transactions (RSU vesting, ESPP, Dividend, Blackout, etc.) - ensuring end-to-end success for each event 
  • Perform reconciliation and provide reporting for key SOX controls 
  • Help develop materials and communications to assist with employee education 
  • Work with internal/external business partners to ensure uninterrupted service for key data feeds, processes, and internal equity applications
  • Manage executive equity compensation including Form 3s, 4s, 10b5-1s, assist insiders with transactions. 
  • Prepare and review of Rule 144 letters and related securities matters, including the filing of Forms 144 with the SEC.
  • Perform complex reporting including burn rate, forecasting, and board related materials
  • Assist in providing internal training on the process, policies, and practices around implementing Rule 10b5-1 trading plans.
Who You Are:
  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience in Stock Administration for a publicly traded company, with international experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience, in finance or accounting strongly preferred. 
  • Certified Equity Professional (CEP) Level 2 preferred
  • Experience with the preparation and review of Rule 144 letters and related securities matters, including the filing of Forms 144 with the SEC
  • Deep knowledge and experience with all facets of Shareworks & Morgan Stanley’s Stock Plans platform is required
  • Outstanding analytical, communication, and organizational skills
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work independently
  • Detail-oriented, business-friendly team player with an ability to accommodate tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience handling US and foreign tax issues relating to equity compensation
  • Experience with SOX compliance; adherence to all organizational policies and procedures 

Diversity & Inclusion at BigCommerce
We have the opportunity to build not only a great business, but a great company, with soul. Our beliefs and commitment to diversity and inclusion are a central part of achieving that.

Our dedication to diversity and inclusion is grounded in two things: a moral belief in the dignity, value, and potential of every individual, and a practical belief that diverse, inclusive teams will create the best outcomes for our customers, partners, employees, and company. We welcome everyone to be a part of our journey.

Current BigCommerce Employees: Please use the internal job board to apply for openings


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Our HQ is set amongst trees and nature trails in the beautiful hills of Austin. We also have a location downtown at 211 E 7th St Suite 500, 78701.

What are BigCommerce Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
We encourage our employees to give back to our local communities through volunteer work. BigCommerce provides two paid Charity/Volunteering Leave days per calendar year to all permanent employees.
Partners with Nonprofits
Each year, the BC family partners with Partnerships for Children to help kids in the Austin area who have been taken from their homes and are living in protective custody during the holidays.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We empower employees to define our culture in the areas of Wellness, Community/Volunteering and Team Building through our BigCommerce Employee Resource Groups (ERGs).
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
BEmpowered for women, non-binary people, and allies; BProud for LGBTQ+ and allies; B-United for Veterans and allies; BCinColor for people of color and allies; BigFamily for caregivers and alli
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
National United HealthCare PPO & HDHP plan options with deductibles as low as $500, coverage up to 100% for in-network services and low monthly premiums
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga.
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Subsidized placement services for child care.
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Unlimited vacation policy for salaried team members and generous accrued time off policy for non-exempt team members.
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Pool Table, Foosball, Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per week.
We offer employees parking in a garage on the property.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
BigCommerce offers a variety of opportunities for learning and development from training sessions and workshops, to different conferences to attend.
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Career mentorship is available.
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

A free online store to help you live out your entrepreneurial dreams. Competitive compensation packages. Pet Insurance. Comprehensive health insurance coverage that starts on day one. Open vacation policy for salaried team members and generous accrued time off policy for hourly team members. Employee-driven team building activities like hackathons, paintball, rock climbing, social sports leagues, movie nights, river floats, etc. Peer to peer rewards and recognition program. Paid parental leave and adoption assistance for new parents. Employer-paid life insurance and disability coverage. Educational assistance for qualified pre- and post-grad courses.

We empower our employees to define culture in the areas of wellness & fitness, community & volunteerism, and team building through local culture clubs to help our employees connect. Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) support our diverse workforce through supportive, inclusive networks that help develop awareness and respect across the company. Additionally, we use programs to support our learning culture including our Learning Through Sharing Program, Lightning Talks, Lunch and Learns, Book Clubs, and guest speakers. We sustain our culture by understanding what drives our employees' engagement, measuring that engagement, and implementing initiatives to continue to make BigCommerce an even better place to work

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