The Four Fundamentals of Financial Reporting for Equity Compensation
Through its unsurpassed ability to align employee and shareholder interests, equity compensation has become an important strategy for public and private companies of every size and industry. Equity comp is an essential tool for attracting and retaining top talent, managing working capital, and motivating employees to think like shareholders and share in the long-term value they help create.
But share-based compensation programs can also create an intensive reporting burden. This whitepaper discusses four key best-practice recommendations that can dramatically ease the financial reporting challenges associated with equity comp. Using these best practices to create the right infrastructure and processes, companies can minimize the headaches while preserving the power and advantages of equity compensation.