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Ginkgo Introduction
Our mission is to make biology easier to engineer. Ginkgo is constructing, editing, and redesigning the living world in order to answer the globe’s growing challenges in health, energy, food, materials, and more. Our bioengineers make use of an in-house automated foundry for designing and building new organisms.
Job Description
Ginkgo’s Stock Team is looking for a remote Stock Administrator Consultant to join our growing and dynamic team. Reporting to the Director, Stock Administration, the ideal candidate will have a comprehensive understanding of Stock Administration and will support the day-to-day administration of the company’s stock-based compensation plans. This person will work in a collaborative environment with both internal and external partners. This position is a 6+ month remote consulting role.


  • Process new grants, stock option exercises, RSU distributions and Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly reconciliations.
  • Answer equity-related questions from employees.
  • Gather and prepare SOX related requests.
  • Define, build, and optimize process and workflows related to administering equity awards to a global population.
  • Partner with stakeholders to ensure accurate reporting of equity transactions worldwide.
  • Support ad-hoc as well as period-end reporting to respective teams, including non-US locations.
  • Ensure global tax, regulatory, legal and SOX compliance requirements are met timely and accurately.
  • Actively participate with Equity team in strategic projects, process improvements, automation initiatives and M&A activity.
  • Assist with the preparation of grant documentation, including formatting and submission to third-party administrator as needed.
  • Assist with management of the company’s insider trading and legal policies.
  • Requirements

  • BS/BA degree in Finance, Business Administration, Human Resources or any other related field of study.
  • 3+ years of equity-related professional experience in a public company.
  • Comprehensive experience with end-to-end stock administration including stock options, RSUs, and ESPP.
  • Strong excel skills to review data to confirm accuracy and identify issues.
  • Ability to execute under pressure and within timelines.
  • Customer service-oriented style with ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and internal/external partners.
    Preferred Capabilities and Experience
  • Experience with Fidelity, Workday, Computershare, Slack and Confluence.
  • Located in the U.S. Mountain or Eastern Time zones to best overlap with our distributed team.
  • Familiar with a dual class equity system
  • Comfortable working on a remote team.
  • To learn more about Ginkgo, check out some recent press:
    We also feel that it’s important to point out the obvious here – there’s a serious lack of diversity in our industry, and that needs to change. Our goal is to help drive that change. Ginkgo is deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its practices, especially when it comes to growing our team. Our culture promotes inclusion and embraces how rewarding it is to work with people from all walks of life.  
    We’re developing a powerful biological engineering platform, so we must remain mindful of the many ways our technology can – and will – impact people around the world. We care about how our platform is used, and having a diverse team to build it gives us the best chance that it’s something we’ll be proud of as it continues to grow. Therefore, it’s critical that we incorporate the diverse voices and visions of all those who play a role in the future of biology.
    It is the policy of Ginkgo Bioworks to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and employment applicants.

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