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Equity Compensation


Equity compensation is an essential tool for attracting and retaining top talent, managing working capital, and motivating employees to think like shareholders. Unfortunately, the accounting and reporting requirements of these programs can be a burden. 

Learn the processes and practices you need to minimize the headaches of share-based compensation while preserving it's advantages. Download this white paper to:

  • Discover how to make accounting treatment a part of the plan design – not an afterthought
  • Identify the process efficiencies needed to avoid bottlenecks during crunch times
  • Define the key factors to consider for well-structured controls
  • Arm your team to handle accounting hazards such as rounding for share withholding, true-ups and forfeitures, modifications and more

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About Certent

Certent, Inc. is a leading provider of software and services for equity compensation and financial disclosure management and reporting. Founded in 2002, Certent serves more than 2,400 public, private, and pre-IPO companies with innovative stock plan management, regulatory compliance and reporting technology. With five global offices, Certent delivers confidence across mission-critical finance and HR processes.

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