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Barnes Stock Plan Administrator

Company: Barnes Group Inc.
Location: Bristol
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

Barnes has an exciting and career building opportunity for a dynamic individual to join our Barnes Legal Services team as a Stock Plan Administrator. This position will be responsible for the day-to-day administration of our global equity program including all aspects of recordkeeping, reporting, and reconciliation. The Stock Plan Administrator needs to ensure the accuracy and integrity of all equity data and be able to work closely with employees of all levels and other functional groups. The right candidate will be an energetic self-starter seeking to apply and develop their knowledge and skill to manage and transform this unique process within corporate legal services. Desire to expand your skillset into additional areas of corporate governance and compliance is welcome. If you are a high-energy, resourceful, and detail-oriented individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment, you are encouraged to submit your resume for further consideration.Core Responsibilities:Effectively coordinate, administer the different types of Equity Plans (award-based and ESPP) for eligible programs and participantsServing as custodian of third-party recordkeeping systems (knowledge of E TRADE Equity Edge a huge plus)Processing all types of stock grants (including PSAs, RSAs, Options, SARs, and Dividends), exercises, lapses, and reporting of payroll and taxesInteracting with transfer agent and third-party stock administrator to ensure that trades are settled timely; reconcile DWAC instructions and transfer agent activitiesFacilitating Directors and Officers compliance & reporting including Section 16 compliance (Form 3, 4 and 5) and related Proxy reporting requirementsPartnering cross-functionally with Tax, Payroll, Accounting, Audit, Financial Reporting and HR (Total Rewards) to support organizational design/restructuring initiatives, onboarding and off-boarding of equity participating employees, etc.Supporting administration of our insider trading programMaintaining stock plan documentation for both internal and SOX complianceResponding to employee inquires and coordinating with internal teams and vendors as appropriate to facilitate problem resolution/resolve issuesPreparing employee communications to support the effective administration of Equity Plans in an accurate and timely mannerRemain abreast of evolving regulations and legislation and share awareness accordinglyConnecting with peers through NASPP and maintaining awareness of "best practices" - taking steps to implement to improve processes and effectivenessQualifications:Proficient in Excel and Power PointStrong organization skills with the ability to track multiple tasks and issuesCustomer-service oriented with strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)Strong problem-solving, planning, and project management skillsAbility to task-switch and deliver results in a fast-paced environmentStrong critical thinking skills and discipline to deliver complete and accurate resultsAbility to identify and implement process improvementsProven ability to partner with cross-functional teamsExceptional judgement and ability to handle highly confidential information with the utmost discretionEducation / Experience Requirements:Education: Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Legal or HR-related disciplinesExperience: Minimum 3 years of exp in public company stock administration or executive compensation Bonus: Experience as a corporate paralegal; experience or interest in corporate governance or complianceInstructions:To be considered for the above position, please visit our website , click on careers, search for the job posting in which you are interested and submit your resume online.At Barnes, career development is a shared responsibility in which all employees are encouraged to develop, improve, and enhance their skills and professional growth to support our business objectives.EducationRequiredBachelors of Science or better in Business Administration or related fieldEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Barnes Group Inc., New England , Barnes Stock Plan Administrator, Accounting, Auditing , Bristol, Northeast

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