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Senior Manager Equity Administration at Coinbase

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We’re Coinbase. We’re the world’s most trusted way to join the crypto revolution, serving more than 89 million accounts in more than 100 countries. 

Our mission is to increase economic freedom around the world, and we couldn’t do this without hiring the best people. We’re a group of hard-working overachievers who are deeply focused on building the future of finance and Web 3.0 for our users across the globe, whether they’re trading, storing, staking or using crypto. Know those people who always lead the group project? That’s us.

There are a few things we look for across all hires we make at Coinbase, regardless of role or team. First, we look for candidates who will thrive in a culture like ours, where we default to trust, embrace feedback, and disrupt ourselves. Second, we expect all employees to commit to our mission-focused approach to our work. Finally, we seek people who are excited to learn about and live crypto, because those are the folks who enjoy the intense moments in our sprint and recharge work culture. We’re a remote-first company looking to hire the absolute best talent all over the world.

Ready to #LiveCrypto? Who you are:

  • You’ve got positive energy. You’re optimistic about the future and determined to get there. 
  • You’re never tired of learning. You want to be a pro in bleeding edge tech like DeFi, NFTs, DAOs, and Web 3.0. 
  • You appreciate direct communication. You’re both an active communicator and an eager listener - because let’s face it, you can’t have one without the other. You’re cool with candid feedback and see every setback as an opportunity to grow.
  • You can pivot on the fly. Crypto is constantly evolving, so our priorities do, too. What you worked on last month may not be what you work on today, and that excites you. You’re not looking for a boring job.
  • You have a “can do” attitude. Our teams create high-quality work on quick timelines. Owning a problem doesn’t scare you, but rather empowers you to take 100% responsibility for achieving our mission.
  • You want to be part of a winning team. We’re stronger together, and you’re a person who embraces being pushed out of your comfort zone.

Coinbase is looking for a Senior Manager Equity Administration to fill a newly created position. This role will report to the Director, Payroll & Equity Administration and will primarily be responsible for hands-on management of our global equity programs.  If you are a dynamic individual with the motivation to oversee a business-critical process and have a desire to grow with a fast-paced collaborative organization, this position at Coinbase is for you!

What you’ll be doing (ie. job duties)

  • Maintain integrity of data in the stock administration database (Shareworks), working across departments and with executive management
  • Develop improvements in process and automated solutions for the stock administration function
  • Manage the ESPP participation (enrollment/changes/withdrawals/settlement)
  • Manage the RSU and Stock Option programs
  • Manage new grant process, documentation and compliance requirements
  • Ensure compliance with all reporting requirements, including Section 16, Proxy, and 10-K
  • Provide excellent customer service to all equity participants and respond timely to employee questions
  • Work with payroll to ensure taxes are properly withheld for exercises and W-2s are accurate
  • Provide regular training and education to participants in our stock plan. Develop onboarding program for equity and participate in the onboarding process for new hires to ensure they are clear on the process
  • Ensure compliance with all domestic and international laws for income and tax withholdings for stock options, RSUs and ESPP
  • Day to day responsibilities include trading, reporting and coordinating with other functional teams and external parties
  • Execute quarterly control steps in support of stock-based compensation accounting entries
  • Monitor the compliance of equity transactions with the documented terms, ensuring wires are prepared, legal documents are received, and work with external brokers
  • Provide external reporting and tax support for quarterly reporting requirements
  • Generate recurring reports for multiple internal and external corporate partners (HR, Payroll, Finance, Accounting, etc.), and respond to ad-hoc data requests on a timely basis
  • Prepare applicable tables and provide appropriate information for use in the annual proxy statement
  • Own SOX procedures related to the equity process
  • Develop and maintain communications and education materials for the company
  • Manage transfer agent and DWAC process

What we look for in you (ie. job requirements):

  • You have significant experience building and managing equity administration for a global publicly traded company.
  • You have Implemented and managed an equity platform to ensure all equity plan transactions (grants, exercises, etc.) are correctly processed in a timely manner, and to maintain data integrity and ensure accuracy of equity plans.
  • Experience with complex M&A equity deal consideration
  • You have a solid understanding of the U.S. Federal and state taxation for equity compensation to ensure global equity reporting and compliance with international tax and regulatory requirements.
  • You can coordinate the day-to-day including: loading of new equity grants, ensuring proper approvals and controls are in place; prepare reports on a periodic basis for tracking of the equity; promptly answer questions related to the equity plan; reconcile transactions, termination dates, tax withholding and reporting, and other items as required; generate and analyze recurrent and ad-hoc equity reports for multiple internal and external corporate partners (e.g., HR/Total Rewards, Payroll, Tax, Legal, Finance, etc.).
  • You have in-depth knowledge of equity administration including: SEC filings, 10b5-1 plans; Directors and Officers compliance & reporting including Section 16 compliance and related Proxy reporting requirements; and rule 701.

Nice to haves:

  • Experience with G-Suite
  • Shareworks experience

Notice for Colorado applicants as required by sb19-085 (8-5-20). Target annual salary for this role performed in Colorado, is $179,775 + target bonus + target equity + benefits (including medical, dental, vision and 401(k)).


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Please note that for employees based in the US, Philippines, Canada or Singapore, if your role requires you to be present in a Coinbase office or if you choose to be physically present in a Coinbase office or sponsored location, participate in any in-person gathering (including offsites) or engage in business travel sponsored by Coinbase, you will be required to be fully vaccinated (as defined by applicable law).  If you receive an offer, you will receive additional information about the grounds and process for an exemption.Commitment to Equal Opportunity

Coinbase is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other basis protected by applicable law. Coinbase will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.  For US applicants, you may view Pay Transparency, Employee Rights and Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law notices by clicking on their corresponding links.  Additionally, Coinbase participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law.    

Coinbase is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to accommodations[at]coinbase.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.  For quick access to screen reading technology compatible with this site click here to download a free compatible screen reader (free step by step tutorial can be found here).

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Culture
Volunteer in local community
Intracompany committees
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend

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