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Sr. Executive and Equity Compensation Analyst



San Diego, CA, USA · Santa Barbara, CA, USA · Dallas, TX, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2024


AppFolio is more than a company. We’re a community of dreamers, big thinkers, problem solvers, active listeners, and multipliers. At every opportunity, we set the pace while delivering innovation built to carry real estate into the future. One in which every experience feels effortless, yet meaningful. Where customers are empowered to take on any opportunity. We show up as one team, connected by our values to be a force for good. Because together, we have the power to create extraordinary outcomes for our customers, our communities, and ourselves.

The Executive & Equity Compensation Analyst will be responsible for the overall management and administration of AppFolio’s executive compensation and equity programs.

Your impact

  • Oversee third-party stock administration team, ensuring seamless execution of day-to-day transactions including new grant issuance, option exercises, RSU releases, and (future state) employee stock purchases.
  • Become the go-to resource for equity compensation at AppFolio, meeting with employees as needed, managing internal communications, and providing consultations with TA, HRBPs, and department leaders.
  • Own analyses for equity programs including budgeting, planning, tracking, dilution, and WASO forecasting.
  • Support the Legal & Compliance team with Section 16 reporting, including Form 3 and Form 4 filings, 10b5-1 transactions, and maintenance of trading blocks to other designated ‘Insider’ accounts.
  • Facilitate research, planning, and drafting of materials in support of quarterly Compensation Committee meetings.
  • Take a leading role in annual executive compensation planning and preparation of the annual proxy statement.
  • Partner across the business launching comprehensive equity compensation employee education and enablement tools.
  • Increasing involvement in other compensation-related areas and special projects over time.


  • Ability to collect and analyze information, problem-solve, and make recommendations or decisions.
  • Big picture thinker who thoughtfully considers how events, challenges, new information and decisions may impact or connect to others and seizes the opportunity to join the associated people and teams.
  • Doesn’t let important details “slip” through the cracks.You have attention to detail and look for ways to improve and promote quality. You apply feedback to improve performance and monitor your own work to ensure quality.
  • Ability to exercise discretion, judgment, tact and poise in handling highly sensitive and confidential information.
  • Can work independently and manage a wide variety of projects simultaneously under tight deadlines, yet knows when to ask for help.
  • Ability to learn quickly, self-starter. Self-directed individual with initiative, interpersonal, time management and problem-solving skills.
  • You are a good listener and get clarification when needed. You respond quickly and effectively to questions from internal customers. You speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations. You write clearly and informatively.

Must have

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Human Resources, or related fields.
  • 4+ years experience in executive compensation and/or equity administration experience.
  • Proven analytical skills with ability to find solutions and build successful partnerships across all levels.
  • Advanced Excel user and proficiency in using the G-Suite and MS suite of products.
  • Highly organized and motivated with the ability to work on multiple projects while delivering on high stake results on time.

Nice to have

  • CEP or CCP designation
  • Experience working for a public company in Finance or Human Resources.
  • Strong and demonstrated success and understanding of financial and accounting statements.

Compensation & Benefits

The base salary/hourly wage that we reasonably expect to pay for this role is: $88,000-$125,000

The actual base salary/hourly wage for this role will be determined by a variety of factors, including but not limited to: the candidate’s skills, education, experience, etc.

Please note that base pay is one important aspect of a compelling Total Rewards package. The base pay range indicated here does not include any additional benefits or bonuses/commissions that you may be eligible for based on your role and/or employment type.

Regular full-time employees are eligible for benefits - see here


Why AppFolio

Grow | We enable a culture of high performance, where delivering results is recognized by opportunities for growth and compelling total rewards. Our challenging and meaningful work drive the growth of our business, and ourselves.

Learn | We partner with you to realize your potential by investing in you from the start. We're cultivating a team of big thinkers through coaching and mentorship with our best-in-class leaders, and giving you the time and tools to develop your skills.

Impact | We are creating a world where living in, investing in, managing, and supporting communities feels magical and effortless, freeing people to thrive. We do this by innovating with purpose while cultivating a culture of impact. We learn as much from each other as we do our customers and our communities.

Connect | We excel at hybrid work by fostering an environment that feels flexible, personal and connected, no matter where we are. We create space to fuel innovation and collaboration, and we come together to celebrate, connect, and succeed.

Paddle as One.

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Statement of Equal Opportunity

At AppFolio, we value diversity in backgrounds and perspectives and depend on it to drive our innovative culture. That’s why we’re a proud Equal Opportunity Employer, and we believe that our products, our teams, and our business are stronger because of it. This means that no matter what race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, age, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, or veteran status, you’re always welcome at AppFolio.

Appfolio is an equal opportunity employer.