General Motors

Global Stock Plan Specialist

General Motors

July 22, 2021

About GM
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Why Work for Us
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Job Description
This can be a remote position; the selected candidate can reside and perform the work from anywhere within the United States. Candidate will be expected to travel to Detroit as needed.
The Role:
The Global Stock Plan Specialist will work with several key stakeholders including a 3rd party equity administration provider, Finance, Accounting, Treasury, Tax and Legal to ensure Regulatory compliance with the company’s stock plans, short term incentive plans, and all facets of equity administration.
Responsibilities:
  • Partner with company’s equity administrator to develop, test and implement required system changes to ensure accurate and timely granting of awards, exercises, sale transactions, transfers, and withdrawals
  • Manage insider trading windows and trade restrictions
  • Collaborate and coordinate with Finance, Accounting, Treasury, Tax and Legal to ensure internal and external, SOX and regulatory compliance of all plans
  • Support Office of Secretary with information required for SEC reporting for Section 16 Officers, Forms 3, 4, and 5, and 10b5-1 Plans
  • Bolster a deep knowledge of global long-term incentive plans and grant agreement language impact
  • Partner with internal and external key stakeholders in support of equity matters including reporting, reconciliation, regulatory matters, and plan changes that affect tax withholding, accounting, and reporting of cash and shares delivered, shares withheld for taxes, and shares outstanding
  • Coordinate with transfer agent and company’s broker as necessary
  • Partner and build effective working relationships with other members of the Global Compensation & Benefits team and the internal HR Community
  • Assist in Request for Proposal (RFP) process and other projects as required
  • Understand and implement system integrations

Additional Job Description
Required:
  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, Mathematics, Finance, IT or related degree is preferred
  • Certified Equity Professional certification preferred
  • 5+ years in an equity administration role (experience at a publicly traded company strongly preferred)
  • Additional experience with privately held equity plans a plus
  • Able to analyze, interpret, and draw conclusions from data and develop recommendations
  • Proven ability to work independently, take initiative, and work to plan
  • Highly proficient analytical, interpersonal, and process management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong understanding of global equity administration, tax, accounting, payroll, and regulatory
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel and strong technical ability
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to work on multiple assignments simultaneously and complete them within established deadlines

Compensation: The median level of salary compensation for this role is $122,673.
Bonus Potential: An incentive pay program offers payouts based on company performance, job level, and individual performance.
Benefits: GM offers a variety of health and wellbeing benefit programs. Benefit options include medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement savings plan, sickness and accident benefits, life insurance, paid vacation & holidays, tuition assistance programs, employee assistance program, GM vehicle discounts and more
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Benefits Overview
The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:
  • Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;
  • Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;
  • Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;
  • Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values;
  • Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;
  • Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.

Diversity Information
General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers. We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statements
The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at Careers.Accommodations@GM.com . In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.