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Manager, Equity Compensation

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Travel Amount Required:

Up to 25%

Job Type:

Regular-Full Time


USA - USA - Remote

Description & Qualifications


The Equity Compensation Manager will manage the equity award administration function in a private high growth, global environment. The Equity Compensation Manager will maintain an effective partnership with internal Legal, Finance, Tax, Payroll and People Solution. This position is a people manager role reporting to the Director of Equity Compensation.

Primary/Essential Duties and Key Responsibilities:

• Oversee day-to-day administration of the equity programs of the company’s stock plans globally
• Own all aspects of the Global Shares Equity Gateway platform to oversee all participant equity plan transactions (grants, releases, exercises, etc.) and ensure accuracy and data integrity
• Lead automation and process improvement efforts
• Work closely with internal tax and payroll team regarding domestic and international plan management including tax withholding, compliance, and related matters
• Manage the preparation and distribution of year-end statements for all equity transaction related to domestic and international reporting
• Assist with the design of employee education programs by adopting a strategic training program delivered through various channels
• Support employee understanding of equity awards and company program by addressing employee inquiries regarding processes and policies
• Manage, lead, and support of direct reports
• Perform other duties and ad hoc projects and reporting as requested


- Minimum 7+ years of relevant work experience in a stock administration role within a private or public company
- 2 -3 years of leadership experience within the equity compensation space
- Experience with U.S and foreign tax issues relating to equity compensation
- Must demonstrate attention to detail, analytical abilities, and consistent follow-through, including project management skills
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Operating knowledge of stock administration software, experience with Global Shares Equity Gateway is a plus
- Proficient computer skills
- BS in Finance, Accounting, or a related field such as Human Resources
- Certified Equity Professional Designation preferred

Company Overview

Here at UKG, Our Purpose Is People. UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos, uniting two award-winning, employee-centered cultures. Our employees are an extraordinary group of talented, energetic, and innovative people who care about more than just work. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people. UKG has more than 13,000 employees around the globe and is known for its inclusive workplace culture. Ready to be inspired? Learn more at

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ultimate Kronos Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. 

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Colorado Pay Law

The pay range for this position in Colorado is $94,100 to $160,000, however, base pay offered may vary depending on skills, experience, job-related knowledge and location. This position is also eligible for a short-term incentive and a long-term incentive as part of total compensation.

Information about UKG’s comprehensive benefits can be reviewed on our careers site at

This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.

Disability Accommodation

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