Senior Stock Administrator

Discord, San Francisco or remote

We built Discord to bring gamers together

Discord is looking for an experienced Senior Stock Administrator to join our team to support the day-to-day and end-to-end Administration of Discord’s global equity programs, including equity grants, option exercises, RSU releases, ESPP and special projects. You will partner with key stakeholders in our Finance, Payroll, Tax, Legal, and HR teams to answer employee inquiries, educate employees on equity programs, improve processes, implement controls, and provide reporting as needed. You will also work directly with external auditors and third party vendors. This position will report directly to the Senior Manager, Stock Administration.


This can be a hybrid role based in the SF Bay Area or a remote role based in the following states: AL, AZ, CO, CA, DC, FL, GA, IL, IA, KS, MD, MI, MO, NV, NJ, NY, NC, OK, OR, PA, TX, VA, WA.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Administer Discord’s global equity programs and partner with other functional leads to develop processes which ensure the accuracy of all equity data
  • Manage the daily administration of our stock plans globally including eligibility, enrollment, approvals, processing stock option and restricted stock unit awards, exercises and settlements, tax withholdings, tax mobility file, expirations, cancellations, repurchases, terminations and other plan-related actions.
  • Provide a superior level of service, prioritizing questions and requests to support the understanding of stock plan services. Design and implement educational sessions and communication regarding Discord’s equity programs.
  • Provide information for financial statement footnote disclosures, reconcile common stock, additional paid in capital, share pool balances, and related employee taxes; prepare monthly and quarterly equity rollforward and monthly stock-based compensation and exercise journal entries and related reporting.
  • Prepare and timely file Section 16 reports (Forms 3, 4 and 5) including reporting, reviewing, and tracking of 10b5-1 trading plans. Manage the overall quarterly calendar of various stock administration related activities and preparation of year-end tax information for IRC 6039 reporting.
  • Ensure SOX compliance and controls on all aspects of the equity plan. Ensure that all forms of equity compensation are administered following the terms and conditions of the plan(s) under which they are granted.

You’ll Thrive In This Role If You have

  • 5+ years in stock plan administration, with experience at a private and public company.
  • Certified Equity Professional.
  • Accounting and stock compensation expense background is a plus.
  • Experience with global equity plans and managing an equity administration system, and strong excel and GSuite skills.
  • Experience with Carta and Equity Edge Online/E*Trade Experience.
  • Experience with Form filings (Form 3, 4, and 5).
  • A passion for equity and helping our employees understand it.
  • Outstanding analytical, communication (both verbal and written), and organizational skills.
  • Detailed oriented with a high degree of accuracy.
  • A proactive nature and "can-do" attitude; the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with many new challenges.
  • System implementations and integrations experience preferred.

Benefits and Perks

  • Medical insurance including Health, Dental, Vision 
  • 18 paid holidays + 4 weeks PTO
  • Unlimited sick days 
  • Parental Leave and fertility benefits 
  • Supported-employee clubs and Employee Resource Groups 
  • Commuter Contributions of $270 a month (pretax) 
  • Daily lunches and unlimited snacks 
  • Monthly gym and fitness stipend 

About Us

Friends, coworkers, gamers, nerds, moms, dads, engineers, designers, marketers, support. Originally, we created Discord to help people come together around games. It's been amazing to watch it grow into what it is today - a place where millions of diverse communities exist and people connect with old friends and new. Diversity and inclusiveness are a critical part of how we get to what's next. We believe that with diversity comes a better product, better decisions, and a better work environment. As we continue to grow, our values keep us dedicated to building a company that is representative of the world we live and play in.

Discord is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting an inclusive work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We value diversity, inclusion, and aim to provide a sense of belonging for everyone.


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About Discord

About us Discord is the all-in-one voice and text chat app designed specifically for gamers. It's free, secure, and works on both desktop and phone. Our mission is to bring gaming communities together. Discord's free voice and text chat is about making it easier for you spend time with the people you care about, create these memories, and land a headshot or two. Two hundred seventy million PC gamers use chat apps to communicate while playing online games. As gamers, we got fed up with many of these chat tools and decided to fix the problem ourselves. As a result, we've built the best all-in-one voice and text chat app for gamers. Fortunately, a lot of people love it. Discord currently has 45 million registered users with over 9 million Daily Active Users. The service sees 200 million messages posted a day, over 4 million peak concurrent players and a staggering 16 petabytes of voice chat data going through its servers every month. Founded by the team behind OpenFeint - a networking platform that united mobile games with achievements and social functionality - Discord has raised over $30M from top VCs like Greylock, Benchmark, Accel, and Tencent.

Want to learn more about Discord? Visit Discord's website.