Equity Analyst job in Pittsburgh - at DicksSportingGoods

Equity Analyst

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Pittsburgh, PA

Dick’s Sporting Goods is looking for an Equity Analyst with strong background and experience in stock plan administration. Under the direction of the Equity Manager, this position will be responsible for administration of the Company’s equity programs.  The Equity Analyst will be the primary contact for all administrative issues relating to the equity plans, procedures, individual grants, option exercises, award vesting and reporting.


- Maintain the Company’s equity database (Equity Edge Online) including equity awards (options and awards) and performance stock grants,  exercises/releases, and cancellations 
- Process data feeds- importing files and reconciling all activity including new grants, tax data, demographic changes, terminations, etc. 
- Manage the relationship with third party stock plan vendor, brokers, and transfer agents 
- Interact with transfer agent and stock plan vendor to ensure that trades are settled timely; reconcile DWAC instructions and wires 
- Coordinate participant account activation & grant acceptance activities 
- Dividend processing and monitoring
- Assist in annual and interim grant preparation and processing

Compliance & Analytics:

- Ensure Directors and Officers compliance with SEC rules, including Section 16 reporting requirements
- Prepare equity related account audits, reconciliations and analysis
- Work with internal audit for quarterly and year end audits and Sarbanes-Oxley testing and compliance
- Assist Corporate Tax with month and year-end processes related to equity transactions 
- Coordinate with Payroll on preparation and distribution of year-end statement of taxable income,   W-2/1099 income calculations and tax filings related to stock transactions

- Participate in the Proxy preparation process and other ad hoc SEC filings
- Complete third party Equity/Executive Compensation surveys
- Perform continuous oversight of stock ownership program
- Resolve participant inquiries
- Assist in the completion of other projects as required
- Assist with various ad-hoc reporting/analysis for equity related projects

Additional Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in Finance, HR or Business
Minimum three years of experience with equity plans including restricted stock awards and Employee Stock Purchase Plans
Experience with Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Programs a plus
Certified Equity Professional (CEP) preferred


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Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. is an authentic full-line sporting goods retailer offering a broad assortment of brand name sporting goods equipment, apparel, and footwear in a specialty store environment. The Company also owns Golf Galaxy, Inc., a multi-channel golf specialty retailer, True Runner, a new running store bringing runners the best in footwear, apparel, accessories and service, e-commerce websites and catalog operations. For more information on Dick’s Sporting Goods please visit our Investor Relations page.