Manager, Stock Plan Administrator

Florida - Jacksonville /
Human Resources /
Salaried
Company Overview

Fanatics is the global leader in licensed sports merchandise and changing the way fans purchase their favorite team apparel and jerseys. Through an innovative, tech-infused approach to making and selling fan gear in today's on-demand culture, Fanatics operates more than 300 online and offline stores, including the e-commerce business for all major professional sports leagues (NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, MLS, PGA), major media brands (NBC Sports, CBS Sports, FOX Sports) and more than 200 collegiate and professional team properties, which include several of the biggest global soccer clubs (Manchester United, Real Madrid, Chelsea, Manchester City). Fanatics offers the largest collection of timeless and timely merchandise whether shopping online, on your phone, in stores, in stadiums or on-site at the world's biggest sporting events.

About the Team

At Fanatics we know that our greatest resource is our people. Our Human Resources department has a relentless dedication to cultivate, protect, and nourish our Fanatics family. We take pride in having a culture built on respect, unity, passion, and talent. We work hard to maintain a wonderful work atmosphere where people have as much pride and love for our company as they do for their favorite sports teams. As a global company, we actively evolve to ensure that all existing and new compliance regulations are met across all of our locations. We pride ourselves on building the Fanatics organization with not only the best talent, but by building around our core values. We have an unceasing commitment to continually improve our processes, strengthen our teams, and ensure the best possible working experience in every corner of the company.

***THIS POSITION IS BASED IN JACKSONVILLE, FL AND IS NOT A REMOTE OPPORTUNITY.

JOB SUMMARY:
The stock plan administrator manages the end-to-end administration of Fanatics equity incentive plans. Responsibilities include; assisting employees with enrollment in company stock plans, processing grants and transactions, maintaining records of vesting schedules and/or exercise history, reviewing transactions for accuracy and compliance with applicable securities-related regulations or laws, reviewing the capitalization table and answering employee questions regarding stock plans, eligibility, or tax implications of transactions. 

GENERAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
•All aspects of worldwide equity administration, including managing a complex capitalization table, transaction processing and data entry, reconciliations/audits for quality control, investor analysis, and related tax reporting.
•Timely prepare the grant exhibit for Board approval and process new equity grants with attention to accuracy and completeness
•Process all activity including grants, exercises, and share issuances
•Handle and process stockholder secondary transactions
•Perform and document testing of equity-related internal controls
•Collaborate with Executives, Finance, Human Resources, Legal, and other teams to anticipate, implement and/or address equity compensation matters.
•Spearhead process and workflow creation as well as improvement of day-to-day operations related to global equity administration.
•Respond to inquiries from current, former, and potential employees about equity compensation.
•Help develop and deliver employee education, trainings, and communications

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or the equivalent combination of education, training, and work experience 

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
•Basic  knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations regarding compensation practices
•Knowledge of Fidelity’s equity platform and reporting capabilities 
•Solid Excel skills and familiarity with complex spreadsheets and cap tables required; ability to perform V-lookups, create pivot tables and databases, formulate cells within spreadsheets, etc. 
•Excellent oral and written communication skills
•Attention to detail, analytical/reasoning, interpersonal, organizational and problem solving skills
•Ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team environment
•Ability to interface with all levels of employees
•Ability to prioritize, multi-task and maintain flexibility in a fast-paced, changing environment
•Problem-solving abilities
•Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, vendors, clients and public
Tryouts are open at Fanatics! Our team is passionate, talented, unified, and charged with creating the fan experience of tomorrow. The ball is in your court now.

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