Senior Stock Administration Analyst


Elastic is a search company built on a free and open heritage. Anyone can use Elastic products and solutions to get started quickly and frictionlessly. Elastic offers three solutions for enterprise search, observability, and security, built on one technology stack that can be deployed anywhere. From finding documents to monitoring infrastructure to hunting for threats, Elastic makes data usable in real time and at scale. Thousands of organizations worldwide, including Cisco, eBay, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, The Mayo Clinic, NASA, The New York Times, Wikipedia, and Verizon, use Elastic to power mission-critical systems. Founded in 2012, Elastic is a distributed company with Elasticians around the globe and is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol ESTC. Learn more at

To help our growth and scalability in this fast growing, truly globally distributed company, we are seeking a Senior Stock Administration Analyst to join our team. Our ideal candidate will share responsibilities with another senior analyst and lead end-to-end administration of our global equity programs which includes but not limited to maintaining employee and equity plan data, compliance and ad-hoc reporting, employee informational trainings, and collaborating with other departments within the organization, including Legal, HR, Payroll, Accounting, and Tax.

Reporting to the Manager, Equity Programs, you will be responsible for day-to-day activities pertaining to global stock administration in 40+ countries while maintaining Equity Edge database accuracy.

Do you thrive in fast-paced, high-growth environments, with the ability to accept change? If so, we'd love to hear from you!

  • Prepare and process equity transactions, such as new hires, new equity awards, exercises, releases and terminations for all employees.
  • Ensure appropriate tax withholding and reporting to global payroll.
  • Maintain appropriate records and support for compliance, including outside and internal audit requests and SOX compliance.
  • Timely reconciliation of data on a monthly, quarterly and year-end close between Stock Administration, GL, HR records, payroll and our transfer agent.
  • Preparation and review of periodic global tax and compliance reporting.
  • Preparation and distribution of year-end tax statements in specific international jurisdictions.
  • First point of contact for employees for questions or requests pertaining to global equity programs, equity transactions and other-related activities.
  • Participate in special projects and other responsibilities - lots of room for growth and learning at Elastic!
  • 5+ years' of experience in administration of global equity programs.
  • Proven understanding of Equity Edge Online platform.
  • Proven understanding of mobility transfers and related income sourcing.
  • Analytical problem solver who isn’t afraid to get into the weeds; a real passion for problem-solving and processes.
  • Strong communication skills with an ability to translate equity-speak so that it is understood by core audiences.
  • Dedication to employee confidence by keeping benefit information confidential.
  • CEP certification or in process of acquiring the certification.
Additional Information - We Take Care of Our People

As a distributed company, diversity drives our identity. Whether you’re looking to launch a new career or grow an existing one, Elastic is the type of company where you can balance great work with great life. Your age is only a number. It doesn’t matter if you’re just out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do.

We strive to have parity of benefits across regions and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.

  • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
  • Health coverage for you and your family in many locations
  • Ability to craft your calendar with flexible locations and schedules for many roles
  • Generous number of vacation days each year
  • Double your charitable giving - We match up to $1500 (or local currency equivalent)
  • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love
  • Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave

The typical starting Total Cash Compensation range for new hires in this role is between $103,700 and $142,600, which consists of a Base Salary or a Base Salary plus a Target Commission, depending on the specific role. The Base Salary offered may vary depending on factors including skills and experience.

Additionally, this role is currently eligible to participate in Elastic’s equity plan as well as a range of health & wellbeing, retirement savings, and other benefits within a holistic total rewards offering.

Different people approach problems differently. We need that. Elastic is committed to diversity as well as inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to the principles of affirmative action. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation. If you require any reasonable accessibility support, please complete our Candidate Accessibility Request Form.

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