Detail oriented Stock Plan Administration professional with expertise in all related transactions.Deep and expert knowledge of Equity Edge Software, Equity Awards, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), Dividend Distribution, Stock Splits, Taxation and Global Equity Compliance.
Key strengths include the ability to work flexibly on multiple priorities, organization and communication skills, focus on results. Equity Plan roles held consist of Stock Plan Administrator, Equity Plan Manager, Sr. Supervisor of Stock Plan Administration, Supervisor Stock Option Administration.These roles have been performed under the Legal, Benefits Accounting, Human Resources and Finance Departments at various Global Public Companies.
With over 12 years in the Industry, developed exceptional ability to manage and process day-to-day operation of stock-based compensation plans; with vehicles such as Stock Options, Restricted Stock Awards, Restricted Stock Units, performance grants and Employee Stock Purchase Plans.
Manages all aspects of a Company's equity transactions, employee and director equity plans, including (a) Primary employee contact for questions and executing equity transactions (b) Primary liaison with transfer agents and brokers (c) Process all grants, exercises, vesting transactions and terminations, (d) Manage equity database and provide necessary information and reports for FAS123 reporting, disclosure and tax/payroll functions (f) Coordinates international equity award process and manage quarterly ESPP and cash dividend processes.Manage the Equity Edge database to ensure data integrity and oversee all report writing and data extraction for adhoc reporting and projections.
Assists management with all equity related requests for compensation planning and design reporting and other purposes.
Implemented online broker platform for all equity transactions.Keeps up with regulatory changes including driving ESPP transactions to the new IRS Section 6039 reporting requirements.
Managed global regulatory compliance including annual or other periodic filings to tax and securities authorities for 31 countries.Works in close collaboration with Human Resources and Legal department to ensure awareness of country-specific requirements before offering international equity. Administered processing of Inland Revue Filings (Forms 35 and 42), Subplan approvals including but not limited to the UK, France, Australia and Malaysia.Gathered and organized country-specific documents packets for new issuance of equity according to regulatory requirements. As part of the Legal team, Sandy is responsible for the monitoring of insider activity/and Section 16 filing to the SEC as well as monitoring of Trading windows and NYSE Company reporting.
Established and documented relevant policies and procedures for department implementation and SOX purposes. Streamlined processes between Corporate and International Subsidiaries to ensure compliance and efficiency.
Processed FAS123 Valuations and assists in preparation of quarterly 10Q, annual 10K, and Proxy Statements relative to equity grants.
Skills include proficiency in Equity Edge software with Power User experience; Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint.
Attended Equity Edge Product Training Courses, Stock Plan Administration Seminars and Payroll 101.CEP Level I.