Incentive & Equity Planning Specialist

Tokyo, Japan · Corporate · EN/JP


At Mercari, our mission is to create value in a global marketplace where anyone can buy & sell, and we pride ourselves in taking on a challenge. We are looking for new members to join us in achieving this goal under our values - Go Bold, All for One, and Be Professional.

株式会社メルカリでは「新たな価値を生みだす世界的なマーケットプレイスを創る」というミッションを掲げ、あらゆる挑戦をしています。「Go Bold - 大胆にやろう」「All for One - 全ては成功のために」「Be Professional - プロフェッショナルであれ」という3つのバリューのもと、ミッション達成を共に目指していける仲間を募集しています。

▼ Job description

・Run day to day administration of company wide equity incentives including Restricted Stock Units, stock options and ESOP (employee stock ownership plan)

・Work closely with the executive management and cross functionally with Legal, Compliance, Human Resources, Payroll, Accounting, Finance teams worldwide

・Serve as a point of contact to internal shareholders/employees as well as facilitate communication with external share registrars, brokers and third-party vendors

・Run stockholders’ meetings

・Document procedures and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements

・Travel required to other Mercari offices in Sendai, Fukuoka, Palo Alto










▼Minimum Requirements

・Strong with numbers and ability to function in a highly confidential environment

・Business or native level proficiency in Japanese and English

・3 years of work experience

▼Additional Qualifications

・Equity incentive planning

・Public company stock administration

・Insider trading rules and practices

・International tax or accounting

・Coordination of quarterly earnings releases

・Middle/back office roles in finance sector

▼Our Ideal Candidate

・Effective communication skills to work across functions, regions and cultures

・Positive self starter who can perform independently and in a team setting

・Motivated, disciplined, flexible and must thrive in a fast-paced environment















▼Contract Type


 Probationary Period: 3 months (salary same as above)



▼Work Hours

・Fixed working hours 10:00-19:00.

 Flex time (core hours 12:00-16:00, 60 minute lunch)


・Annual salary, paid monthly

・Based on your experience, skills and potential

・Reviewed twice a year


・5-day work week (Sat/Sun off)

・National holidays, paid time off, summer/New Year's vacation, congratulatory leave, compassionate leave








 フレックスタイム制度あり(コアタイム:12:00~16:00 [休憩60分] )









・Health insurance

・Incentive program

・Employee stock ownership plan

・Full transportation coverage

・Custom PC

・Dual screen if needed

・Company smartphone

・Visa support

・New Employee Benefits at Mercari「mercibox












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