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Total Rewards Administrator (New Grads Welcome)

Req id:  28609

Virtual, US



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 



The Opportunity:

As part of OpenText’s Total Rewards function and directly reporting into Global Payroll, this role will directly assist the Manager, Stock Options and ESPP Programs in the administration of our global stock Equity and Employee Stock Purchase (ESPP) programs. 

OpenText Payroll and Stock Administration are part of a fast-paced financial environment where the administration and controls related to these programs need to be accurate, timely, and the ability to scale to increasing levels of participation. You will work closely with our 3rd party stock administration partner, Shareworks, and their stock equity platform,


You are Great At:

•    Ensuring the database is accurate and current for the recording of all ongoing stock equity programs (RSU’s, PSU’s, Options and ESPP), uploading new participants and terminations as provided by HR and Global Compensation. 
•    Ensure global equity reporting and compliance with international tax and regulatory requirements through the use of Shareworks Global Compliance.
•    Use the Shareworks platform to ensure all equity plan transactions (grants, exercises, dispositions, etc.) are correctly processed in a timely manner. Assist the Manager in the generation and reconciliations of monthly, quarterly reporting to internal and external stakeholders (including board reporting)
•    Work with the regional global payroll managers in the administration of quarterly ESPP offerings and related procedural steps (e.g., payroll deductions, taxation, monitoring participation limits, refunds) etc as defined in our Stock Equity Program plans) 
•    Respond to questions from employees regarding their equity 
•    Assist VP, Compensation in developing global equity education programs


What It Takes:

•    2-5 years of progressive stock administration experience in a global public company. 
•    Experience working with Morgan Stanley Shareworks is a plus.
•    Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel (vlookup) due to large volumes of data
•    Experience with the administration of and financial workings of variable compensation programs highlighted above
•    Ability to work with independently, as well as with cross-function teams and stakeholders in a fast-paced environment
•    Prior experience with stock plan administration preferred
•    Accounting / finance background preferred



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Subject to applicable laws and regulations, OpenText’s global vaccination policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter an OpenText office. Accommodations may be available for specific roles.


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

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