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Senior Manager, Equity & Payroll

Be the strategy behind the game.

As a Senior Manager, Equity & Payroll, you will be a crucial contributor to our Finance group, fulfilling subject matter expertise for stock plan administration and payroll, including related tax implications.  In this role, you’ll assist with company-wide equity education and work cross functionally with high profile areas of the business, including People Operations, Human Resources, Legal, and our Executive Leadership teams. Our ideal candidate will deliver best-in-class support to our stock plan and payroll teams while ensuring every detail is addressed in their work.  Sound good to you? Join us.

What you’ll do as a Senior Manager, Equity & Payroll:

  • Ensure that bi-weekly payroll processes are streamlined, effective, and exceptionally accurate across all pay and tax filings and in full compliance.

  • Assist with preparing all relevant equity transactions such as exercises, releases, equity compensation from M&A deals, and stock-based compensation.

  • Ensure the proper taxation is applied to all equity exercises and releases and that all quarterly tax payments are made timely.

  • Manage and respond to inquiries related to stock-based compensation data transactions.

  • Assist with the mobility program and international reporting compliance from an equity perspective.

  • Work closely with our transfer agent and broker to execute tasks.

  • Prepare monthly equity gain and tax withholding reconciliations for all payrolls to ensure proper reporting.

  • Maintain general ledger and review all related journal entries for payroll.

  • Prepare disclosures for SEC filings, including the proxy and Section 16 forms.

  • Partner with all groups to keep on an open line of communication regarding employee changes and the onboarding process.

What you’ll bring:  

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience with excellent academic credentials.  An emphasis in Finance or Accounting is strongly preferred.

  • At least 8 years of stock plan administration and payroll or relevant experience with a publicly-traded company

  • Experience with U.S. federal and state taxation relating to domestic payroll and equity compensation and general knowledge of global taxation of equity compensation.

  • Experience with 404 SOX requirements for stock plans and payroll.

This position can sit in either Boston, MA or remote; however, this work is to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.


Who are we a good fit for? 

We love working with talented people but more than that, we seek out compassionate co-workers with a collaborative spirit. Our work moves quickly and we’re great at coming together to find creative solutions to some of tech’s most interesting problems. If that sounds good to you, join us. 

We are DraftKings.

We’re inspired by our shared passion for developing creative solutions to complex challenges and empowering the people around us to do their best work. We are industry leaders in the digital entertainment and technology space propelled by constant curiosity and diverse perspectives.

Our teams are fueled by innovation. We are looking ahead, building what’s next, and continuously reinventing the industry. We’re a publicly traded (NASDAQ: DKNG) technology company headquartered in Boston, with teams around the world and an expanding global presence.

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We strive to create a place where all feel safe, empowered, engaged, championed, and inspired. DraftKings is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. This means we do not tolerate discrimination of any kind and are committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of your gender identity, race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, or status as an individual with a disability.

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As a regulated gaming company, you may be required to obtain a gaming license issued by the appropriate state agency as a condition of employment.

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