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Senior Equity Administrator

Riot Games

Los Angeles, CA 03-20-2024
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Accountants, analysts, and advisors comprise the core of the Finance discipline at Riot, and our work ensures Riot's offices and partners around the world are optimized for strength and speed -- financial and otherwise. We aim to improve and break the mold of finance organizations without forgoing our fiduciary responsibilities. If we're not crunching numbers, you'll find us playing some of the latest games, pursuing our passions or upgrading our knowledge in accounting and finance.

As a leader in Accounting and Equity Administration, you will play a key role in supporting Riot's Equity programs and other key accounting processes related to our compensation programs. While you don't need to currently have a background in Equity Administration, your ability and willingness to learn and gain a deep understanding of this area will be crucial. This role will be responsible for Equity Administration and other employee compensation accounting functions and will report to the Senior Manager, Equity and work closely with the Accounting team. This role is key in maintaining, designing and implementing core operation processes for Riot's global compensation processes. To excel in this role, you'll need to be a hands-on problem solver, be willing to develop a deep understanding of global equity administration, processes and a keen ability to collaborate cross-functionally. Additionally, you will need the confidence to navigate through ambiguity, be flexible and provide solutions to help us develop the best strategies for our programs and the accounting for them.

Responsibilities:
• Help facilitate all aspects of the Company's equity programs, including processing of new grants, vesting and distributions, as well as the review of equity transactions, terminations, and cancellations;
• Ensure accuracy, timeliness, and integrity of all equity data in the equity system of record.
• Assist the Senior Manager, Equity in ensuring compliance with company policies, relevant accounting guidance, securities laws, domestic and international tax regulations
• Generate and maintain reporting of stock-based and other compensation data for financial reporting in accordance with GAAP and IFRS and provide support to external auditors for annual audits
• Prepare monthly accrual calculations and reconciliations for compensation related programs (i.e. stock based compensation, sabbatical and bonuses).
• Work closely with the cross functional teams to implement and maintain appropriate controls and financial reporting around equity and other employee compensation processes.
• Support international offices with their local financial reporting requirements, including preparing calculations and reconciliations, as needed.
• Additional responsibilities for special projects as needed

Required Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics
• 5+ or more years in public accounting at one of the Big 4 firms
• Solid written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills, intellectual curiosity, as well as strong problem-solving
• Proficiency in managing and overseeing tasks with meticulous attention to detail, coupled with the capacity to evaluate broader contexts at a strategic level.
• Comfort in diving deeply into details to identify issues while connecting them back to the core problem to improve on existing processes.

Desired Qualifications:
• Experience with equity compensation, stock-based compensation accounting or equity administration is a plus.

For this role, you'll find success through craft expertise, a collaborative spirit, and choices that focus on your fellow Rioters, who are the customers of your work. Being a dedicated fan of games is not necessary for this position!
Our Perks:

Riot has a focus on work/life balance, shown by our open paid time off policy, in addition to other perks such as flexible work schedules. We offer medical, dental, and life insurance, parental leave for you, your spouse/domestic partner and children, and a 401k with company match. Check out our benefits pages for more information.

Riot Games fosters a player and workplace experience that values teamwork embodied by the Summoner's Code and Community Code. Our culture embraces differences as a strength, and our values are the guiding principles for how we approach work. We are committed to putting diversity and inclusion (D&I) at the center of everything we do, and promoting a fair and collaborative culture where Rioters treat one another with dignity and respect. We encourage you to read more about our value of thriving together and our ongoing work to build the most inclusive company in Gaming.
• (Los Angeles Only) Base salary range between $142,700.00 - $198,500.00 USD + incentive compensation + equity + 401K with company match + medical, dental, vision, and life insurance + short and long-term disability + open PTO.

It's our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and members of Riot Games, Inc. Riot Games makes reasonable accommodations for handicapped and disabled Rioters and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, handicap, veteran status, marital status, criminal history, or any other category protected by applicable federal and state law, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance relating to an applicant's criminal history (LAMC 189.00).

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gk0vy8-3-234-244-181-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $142,700 to $198,500 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile
Riot Games

Riot Games was founded in 2006 to develop, publish, and support the most player-focused games in the world. In 2009, we released our debut title, League of Legends, to worldwide acclaim. League has gone on to be the most-played PC game in the world and a key driver of the explosive growth of esports.