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Administrator, Equity

Tapestry

New York, NY, US

Explore the possibilities across our global house of brands.

 

Defined by inclusivity rather than exclusivity, Tapestry embraces the exploration of individuality and invests in helping you grow personally and professionally. Every individual in our global house has the opportunity to make an impact, learn and be part of our growing and unique story.

At Tapestry, we have the freedom to express ourselves and run with our best ideas across Coach, Kate Spade New York, and Stuart Weitzman. We share a profound belief in both our individual and collective potential, and know that with hard work and dedication, anything is possible.

Job Title: Equity Administrator

Primary Purpose: Responsible for the day-to-day administration of all company stock plans (i.e.  Stock Options, Restricted Stock Units, Performance RSU’s & Employee Stock Purchase Plan)

The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in Stock Administration and execute on the following…

  • Process and maintain equity plans and grant documentation and administer all grants, exercises, releases, cancellations, terminations and any other equity compensation-based transactions under the Company’s equity compensation plans
  • Administer the Employee Stock Purchase Plan, including enrollment and purchases
  • Manage vendor relationships, identify issues, advise on system updates and serve as the Company’s primary contact for equity compensation data and transactions
  • Answer employee inquiries regarding their stock option, restricted stock unit (RSU), ESPP and Board of Director’s grants and retainers
  • Assist the Company’s stockholders with any stock-related issues
  • Provide research and analytical support for ad hoc requests and projects
  • Review annual reports from outside counsel to keep current of relevant stock plan administration rules and regulations and proposed changes
  • Establish, document and maintain stock plan administration policies and procedures
  • Work closely with Payroll to provide payroll adjustments for tax withholding and year-end tax reporting
  • Provide adequate information and timely response related to equity transactions to Finance, HR, and Tax departments to ensure effective transaction processing
  • Collaborate with the Human Resource and Legal departments on equity compensation activities

The accomplished individual will possess...

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years of progressive stock administration experience in a global public company.
  • 3+ years of tracking & reporting experience
  • Working knowledge of third-party equity management systems (e.g., Fidelity)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of various types of equity awards, programs, and governing stock plan documents
  • Must be self-motivated, flexible, deadline-oriented, and able to complete tasks with minimal direction.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with high initiative, flexibility, and team approach to work.
  • Acute attention to detail and well-developed organization and time management skills.
  • Strong work ethic, including the ability to work independently
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including intermediate Excel skills
  • Excellent analytical and research skills with an acute attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work well with minimal supervision and manage multiple priorities in a team environment
  • Ability to maintain highly confidential information
  • Results oriented with the ability to understand and balance other business considerations

An outstanding professional will have...

  • 5+ years of equity plan administration role in a publicly traded U.S. company
  • Global equity experience
  • Strong Excel skills

 

Our Competencies for All Employees

  • Courage: Doesn’t hold back anything that needs to be said; provides current, direct, complete, and “actionable” positive and corrective feedback to others; lets people know where they stand; faces up to people problems on any person or situation (not including direct reports) quickly and directly; is not afraid to take negative action when necessary.
  • Creativity: Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.
  • Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
  • Dealing with Ambiguity: Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
  • Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
  • Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
  • Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.

Our Competencies for All People Managers

  • Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.
  • Developing Direct Reports and Others: Provides challenging and stretching tasks and assignments; holds frequent development discussions; is aware of each person's career goals; constructs compelling development plans and executes them; pushes people to accept developmental moves; will take on those who need help and further development; cooperates with the developmental system in the organization; is a people builder.
  • Building Effective Teams: Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale and spirit in their team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.

Tapestry, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant’s or employee’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. #LI - YA1 Visit Tapestry, Inc. at http://www.tapestry.com/

Req ID:  95280