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Equity Specialist

Why Join Intellia? 

Our mission is to develop curative genome editing treatments that can positively transform the lives of people living with severe and life-threatening diseases. 

Beyond our science, we live our four core values: One, Explore, Disrupt, Deliver and feel strongly that you can achieve more at Intellia. We have a single-minded determination to excel and succeed together. We believe in the power of curiosity and pushing boundaries. We welcome challenging thoughts and imagination to develop innovative solutions. And we know that patients are counting on us to make the promise a reality, so we must maintain high standards and get it done. 

We want all of our people to go beyond what is possible. We aren’t constrained by typical end rails, and we aren’t out to just “treat” people. We’re all in this for something more. We’re driven to cure and motivated for change. Just imagine the possibilities of what we can do together.   

Why Join Intellia?

Our mission is to develop curative genome editing treatments that can positively transform the lives of people living with severe and life-threatening diseases. 

Beyond our science, we live our four core values: One, Explore, Disrupt, Deliver, and feel strongly that you can achieve more at Intellia. We have a single-minded determination to excel and succeed together. We believe in the power of curiosity and pushing boundaries. We welcome challenging thoughts and imagination to develop innovative solutions. And we know that patients are counting on us to make the promise a reality, so we must maintain high standards and get it done. 

We want all our people to go beyond what is possible. We aren’t constrained by typical end rails, and we aren’t out to just “treat” people. We’re all in this for something more. We’re driven to cure and motivated for change. Just imagine the possibilities of what we can do together.   

How you will Achieve More with Intellia:

In this newly created Equity Specialist role, you will be responsible for supporting Equity Stock Plan Administration activities across our growing organization, including partnering with our HR, Finance, and Legal departments as well as our Stock Plan Brokers and Transfer Agent.

This individual will be a key contributor in supporting the daily operation of the Equity Team.  A successful candidate will support the day-to-day activities ensuring accuracy, compliance and data integrity while following company policies and practices as well as assist with projects and analyses (as applicable).

Some of the work you will be responsible for includes:

  • Perform accurate and timely processing of all employee stock plan transactions, including grants, cancellations, options exercises, RSU releases and ESPP enrollment and purchases via EEO. 
  • Maintain company and employee’s data using E*Trade platform
  • Partner with Payroll team to ensure accurate and timely processing of all equity related transaction for Payroll/W2 reporting
  • Partner with internal Legal, HR, Finance and other teams for all areas involving compensation and benefits to maintain and improve current processes and procedures relating to equity administration.
  • Administer and maintain all equity procedures required to keep up to date with tax jurisdiction reporting and regulatory compliance. 
  • Maintain opening and closing of the company’s trading window via E*Trade systems and process employees trade approval, per insider trading policy and schedules as needed.
  • Perform monthly/quarterly/annual reconciliation including related journal entries, receivable of option proceeds, and perform auditing procedures to ensure accuracy.
  • Provide excellent customer service to employees, management and business partners.
  • Provide support on equity education and provide training as needed. 
  • Collect and prepare data on stock plan activities and other data for internal and external reporting.
  • Perform other duties, ad hoc projects and reporting as needed
  • Maintain all SOX controls related to Equity Administration

About You:

Proven experience with Equity administration to deliver timely and accurate compensation for employees. Explore best in class compensation and benefits with an interest to disrupt the typical status quo through process improvements in collaboration with key stakeholders as we grow as one.  Here are some of the other desired skills we will be looking for you to have:

  • Must have strong understanding of Stock Plan Administration procedures and practices.
  • Must have at least 5 plus years of experience in Stock Plan Administration, Equity Edge Online preferred.
  • BS/BA or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Certified Equity Professional (CEP) preferred.
  • Must have a strong understanding of wages and tax laws, including FLSA.
  • In-depth and comprehensive understanding of equity administration concepts and related financial reporting principles
  • Experience with Internal Controls under Sarbanes-Oxley Act related to public companies.
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment and across all levels of the organization.
  • Must be self-motivated and detail oriented with exceptional organizational, quantitative, and analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite in particular MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint along with familiarity with Oracle Fusion is a plus.

Meet your future team

This role will report directly to the Associate Director, Equity and Payroll Administration. The Equity and Payroll team is made up of two other individuals who bring a range of experience and knowledge. While a small team, you will join a group of passionate individuals who enjoying working with one another. In addition to the Equity and Payroll team, you will have the opportunity to be a part of the larger group of people under the CFO, which is comprised of: Financial Reporting and Internal Controls, FP&A, Accounting, Procurement, IT, Investor Relations, Corporate Communications, and Facility Operations.

Our team is based in Cambridge, MA, and hope that you are in the Cambridge area or willing to relocate. If you decide to join us, you can expect to become a highly valued member of a hardworking and collaborative team. We look forward to fostering your skills, learning from your experiences, and building a larger team together to impact patients’ lives.   

Covid-19 Vaccination Policy: Effective Monday, January 3, 2022, all Intellia employees, regardless of work location, must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Requests for exemption for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs will be considered.

EEOC Statement: Intellia believes in a diverse environment, and is committed to equal employment opportunity for all its employees and qualified applicants. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Intellia will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

EEOC Statement: Intellia believes in a diverse environment, and is committed to equal employment opportunity for all its employees and qualified applicants. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Intellia will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.
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