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Accountants, analysts, and advisors comprise the core of the Finance discipline at Riot, and our work ensures Riot's offices and partners around the world are optimized for strength and speed -- financial and otherwise. We aim to improve and break the mold of finance organizations without forgoing our fiduciary responsibilities. If we're not crunching numbers, you'll find us playing some of the latest games, pursuing our passions or upgrading our knowledge in accounting and finance.

As an Equity Administrator, you will meaningfully contribute on the equity team that is responsible for Riot’s Equity programs including change management, scaling and enhancing processes controls and financial reporting. You will oversee general Equity administration functions and will report to the Controller. This role is important in maintaining, designing and implementing core operation processes within Riot’s Global Equity program. To excel in this role, you’ll need to be hands-on,  understand global equity administration, processes and collaborate. Additionally, you will need the  confidence to navigate and provide solutions to help us develop the best strategies for our unique equity programs.


  • Help facilitate all aspects of our equity programs, including processing of new grants, vesting and distributions, and the review of equity transactions, terminations, and cancellations;

  • Ensure accuracy and integrity of all equity data in the equity system of record, including overseeing tax reporting relating to equity awards

  • Provide stock administration expertise and ensure compliance with company policies, relevant accounting guidance, securities laws, domestic and international tax regulations 

  • Create and maintain reporting of stock-based compensation data for accounting following GAAP and IFRS and provide support to external auditors for annual audits

  • Coordinate with the Payroll, Legal, and People teams regularly to ensure efficiency in equity-related processes and resolve issues as they arise

  • Lead employee trainings and communications around equity compensation and respond to employee inquiries regarding the equity incentive plan

  • Work closely with teams to implement and maintain appropriate controls around equity compensation processes

  • Additional responsibilities for special projects

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Finance or Human Resources

  • 5+ or more years stock plan administration experience with multiple equity instruments and have worked directly with third-party equity software and brokerage firms

  • Knowledge of all laws, regulations and statutes, both state and federal, relating to compensation and familiar with international securities and tax laws governing employee stock plans

  • Dissect tasks and dilemmas under a microscope, looking for the causes of all issues to create solutions

Desired Qualifications:

  • Preferably a CEP designation

  • Public and private equity management experience

  • Experience with a stock repurchase and share exchange programs

For this role, you'll find success through craft expertise, a collaborative spirit, and choices that focus on your fellow Rioters, who are the customers of your work. Being a dedicated fan of games is not necessary for this position

Our Perks:

Riot has a focus on work/life balance, shown by our open paid time off policy, in addition to other perks such as flexible work schedules. We offer medical, dental, and life insurance, parental leave for you, your spouse/domestic partner and children, and a 401k with company match. Check out our benefits pages for more information.

Riot Games fosters a player and workplace experience that values teamwork embodied by the Summoner's Code and Community Code. Our culture embraces differences as a strength, and our values are the guiding principles for how we approach work. We are committed to putting diversity and inclusion (D&I) at the center of everything we do, and promoting a fair and collaborative culture where Rioters treat one another with dignity and respect. We encourage you to read more about our value of thriving together and our ongoing work to build the most inclusive company in Gaming.

  • (Los Angeles Only) Base salary range between $156,400.00 - $219,300.00 USD + incentive compensation + equity + 401K with company match + medical, dental, vision, and life insurance + short and long-term disability + open PTO.
It’s our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and members of Riot Games, Inc. Riot Games makes reasonable accommodations for handicapped and disabled Rioters and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, handicap, veteran status, marital status, criminal history, or any other category protected by applicable federal and state law, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance relating to an applicant's criminal history (LAMC 189.00).