E*TRADE Financial Holdings, LLC

Manager, Client Services - Equity Compensation Administration

Job Locations US-GA-Alpharetta | US-UT-Sandy | US-NY-Purchase | US-AZ-Scottsdale
Posted Date 1 month ago(3/2/2021 8:54 AM)
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Corporate Services

Who We Are

More than 30 years ago, E*TRADE pioneered the online brokerage industry by executing the first-ever electronic individual investor trade. While the landscape of our industry has changed dramatically, our culture of innovation and drive to make online trading accessible to everyone continues to drive us forward. We believe in challenging the status quo, fostering an environment of curiosity and learning, and, above all, putting our customers first.

About the Role

*Qualified candidate may be hired in Sandy, UT; Alpharetta, GA; Tempe, AZ & Purchase, NY*




E*TRADE’S Corporate Services is the leader in equity compensation administration for public and private corporations driving retail brokerage accounts and assets for E*TRADE Financial Corporation. We execute on this objective by providing a best-in-class administration platform, service excellence through our service delivery model, and a robust participant experience to integrate equity awards into an overall financial picture.


This position is responsible for managing and delivering high quality services to a wide range of corporate clients and their employees.



  • Managing and mentoring client services staff, and maintaining high morale within the team
  • Maintaining appropriate staffing levels (recruiting, hiring)
  • Ensuring Corporate Clients receive high quality services, following departmental procedures, meeting service level agreements, and adhering to appropriate rules, regulations, and securities laws
  • Driving continuous service and process improvements to improve competitive positioning, client satisfaction, productivity and work processes for associates
  • Developing best practices and defining service standards for a specified segment
  • Utilizing strong leadership and negotiating skills to leverage resources across E*TRADE to improve interdepartmental processes and relationships
  • Proposing initiatives that support the Corporate Services vision of being an innovative industry leader
  • Assisting in the development of campaigns for a specified client segment that drive client engagement and retention
  • Developing and continually improving departmental procedures
  • Ensuring procedures are clearly understood and followed by associates
  • Administering all Human Resources aspects of the team including: associate recruiting, career development and training, performance evaluations, compensation, and counseling
  • Providing strategic direction on operational issues, assist in the development of operating budgets, staffing, policy and program development, monitor daily work procedures and productivity, and assist in escalated problem resolution
  • Evaluating client needs, identifying industry trends and keeping in regular contact with key clients to develop referenceable accounts
  • Maintaining excellent relationships with clients and managing growth from a service and operations perspective
  • Maintaining strong understanding of equity compensation practices, procedures, securities regulatory requirements and other processes to effectively manage responsibilities and associated risk
  • Monitoring and analyzing key quality and operational metrics to ensure high service levels and identify improvement opportunities
  • Understanding of all products and services and defining the service experience for the client
  • Driving retention by providing top-notch service
  • Assisting the Client Management and Sales team in presenting our service offering
  • Building relationships with the Stock Plan Administrator and their management team



  • Minimum 5 years of operational management experience
  • Series 7/99 or obtain within 6 months of hire


  • Sound understanding of equity compensation and brokerage industry
  • Strong customer service skills and excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Exceptional analytical and trouble-shooting skills
  • Exceptional supervisory/mentoring, team building skills
  • Accountability/dependability
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self confidence and composure
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Self-directed and results oriented
  • Proficiency in desktop computer/internet applications and Equity Edge
  • Passed Certified Equity Professional Level III exam


E*TRADE, a member of the Morgan Stanley family of companies offers a full spectrum of benefits, including Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Account, Life Insurance, Disability and other Insurance Plans, Paid Time Off (including Sick Leave, Parental Leave and Vacation), Holidays, 401(k) and financial wellness plans in addition to other special perks reserved for our employees. Please visit Employment benefits at E*TRADE Financial — explore jobs (etradecareers.com) learn more about our benefit offerings.

EEO Statement

E*TRADE Financial Holdings, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer who encourages diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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