Stock Plan Administrator

Date: Feb 20, 2024

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 22741

About Supermicro:

Supermicro® is a Top Tier provider of advanced server, storage, and networking solutions for Data Center, Cloud Computing, Enterprise IT, Hadoop/ Big Data, Hyperscale, HPC and IoT/Embedded customers worldwide. We are the #5 fastest growing company among the Silicon Valley Top 50 technology firms. Our unprecedented global expansion has provided us with the opportunity to offer a large number of new positions to the technology community. We seek talented, passionate, and committed engineers, technologists, and business leaders to join us.

Job Summary:

The Stock Plan Administrator will join our Accounting Team in San Jose, CA and perform day-to-day activities in administrating our global equity program.  This role will be responsible for maintaining data base integrity, processing stock options, assisting in releasing restricted stock units and equity stock grant upload globally, and perform monthly and quarterly Accounting related activities.   The ideal candidate will have excellent customer service and communication skills, a high level of accuracy, ability to focus on detail, and strong technical skills.

This position is an Individual Contributor and reports to Senior Manager, Stock Plan Administration.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Maintain Equity Edge and Merrill Lynch databases and ensure accuracy at all times.

• Prepare and process stock options and restricted stock unit grants, cancellations, exercises and releases on a timely basis for all employees globally and other option and equity holders.

• Assist with the quarterly stock grant process.

• Prepare online equity agreements for all grants.

• Prepare monthly and quarterly equity reconciliations.

• Prepare journal entries for the equity activities.

• Assist with the Forms 3, 4 and 5 filing to the SEC.

• Contribute in the quarterly Form 10-Q, annual 10-K and proxy statement as related to equity

• Provide NQ, ISO, RSU tax reports to Payroll.

• Generate reports from Equity Edge database for business partners and respond to ad-hoc requests.

• Interact with transfer agent to ensure trades are settled timely, and initiate and reconcile DWAC transactions.

• Provide excellent customer service to equity participants at all levels and to partners across departments.

• Assist with internal and external audits and investigations relating to equity matters.

• Perform other duties and ad hoc projects as requested.



  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Business, Accounting/Finance, or a related field.
  • 2+ years of equity experience in stock options and RSUs.
  • Experience with E*Trade’s Equity Edge Online (EEO) platform and Merrill Lynch a plus.
  • Able to work independently and effectively with a range of individuals.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of materials and information.
  • Able to multi-task, prioritize, and work under tight deadlines.
  • Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to details required
  • Proficient in Excel, utilizing VLOOKUP and XLOOKUP for efficient data retrieval and analysis. Adept at creating insightful reports and dashboards using PivotTables and conditional formatting. Strong understanding of @If functions for data manipulation and automation.

Salary Range

$90,000- $125,000 

The salary offered will depend on several factors, including your location, level, education, training, specific skills, years of experience, and comparison to other employees already in this role. In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, candidates may be eligible for other forms of compensation, such as participation in bonus and equity award programs.

EEO Statement

Supermicro is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Supermicro to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or special disabled veteran, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.

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