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Equity Administration Sr Manager-can be based out of anywhere in Eastern time zone USA

Date:  Apr 27, 2021

Morristown, NJ, US

Requisition ID:  30045

About Avaya

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About the position

Avaya is looking for a Stock Plan Administrator responsible for the administration of Avaya’s equity plans, as well as providing equity compensation reporting and analytical support. Major responsibilities include administrating day-to-day and annual restricted stock activity, the Global Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), partnering with the Payroll, Legal and Finance departments on equity related activity, and providing support for various executive compensation related matters. Attention to detail and analytical skills are critical to be successful in this role, as well as the ability to manage our third-party stock administration vendor, Fidelity.



About the responsibilties

End-to-end processing of restricted stock unit vesting

Manage stock option exercise process

Process stock grants including loading grants and agreements on-line at Fidelity

Administer the Global Employee Stock Purchase Plan – manage enrollment periods, monitor deduction, and refund activity, execute purchase each quarter

Manage third part vendor, Fidelity

Partner with Legal department on quarterly blackout processes and provide information for SEC reporting for Section 16b

Provide outstanding customer service to various departments and employees

Maintain effective and SOX compliant internal controls in relation to the processes managed

Support executive compensation related matters including offers and job evaluations

About the qualifications

Strong working knowledge of equity plans.

Experience with a third-party stock admin tools – specifically experience with Fidelity

Expert knowledge with equity related portions of SEC filings.

Experience administering both equity incentive and ESPP Plans, including, processing of option exercises and grant preparation.

Strong project management skills and ability to lead and work with different departments in connection with equity administration.

Ability to maintain confidentiality of all employee, payroll and equity information.

Strong attention to detail and accuracy.

Strong understanding of financial reporting principles related to equity compensation.

Strong interpersonal skills to interact with all levels of the organization

Ability to work independently and within a team environment

Bachelor’s degree.

5 years minimum public company stock administration experience.

Certified Equity Professional (CEP).


7 - 10 Years of Experience

Preferred Certifications

CEBS or CCP preferred


Avaya is an Equal Opportunity employer and a U.S. Federal Contractor. Our commitment to equality is a core value of Avaya. All qualified applicants and employees receive equal treatment without consideration for race, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or any other protected characteristic. In general, positions at Avaya require the ability to communicate and use office technology effectively. Physical requirements may vary by assigned work location. This job brief/description is subject to change. Nothing in this job description restricts Avaya right to alter the duties and responsibilities of this position at any time for any reason. You may also review the Avaya Global Privacy Policy (accessible at https://www.avaya.com/en/privacy/policy/) and applicable Privacy Statement relevant to this job posting (accessible at https://www.avaya.com/en/documents/info-applicants.pdf).

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