You’ll work on a team that provides a wide range of services to our Managing Directors & Partners (MDPs), manages our MDP compensation and equity programs, including overseeing the annual MDP evaluation process and reporting cycle. In addition, the group supports a number of MDP ‘life cycle’ events (e.g., lateral hiring, promotions, departures, and transfers).
In this position, you will develop a deep understanding of the MDP compensation programs and work closely with other PSG teams and Finance functions including Tax, Treasury and Global Accounting. The work is challenging, very visible and requires strong analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills.
The Compensation Analyst role will support a range of operational processes on the PSG Compensation team by assisting in the preparation, communication, and compliance functions for various MDP deliverables
Preparing and maintaining MDP compensation models including MDP salary, bonuses, and deferred compensation calculations
Preparing annual MDP statements and communications detailing the MDP’s earned awards and timing of payments
Preparing, authorizing, and tracking of MDP compensation payments
Review of Profit-Sharing Retirement Fund (PSRF) calculations from local finance teams; providing feedback based on eligibility rules/knowledge of local programs
Performing analysis with current or historical compensation data for recurring operational processes
Engaging with the PSG Systems team to continuously support and adapt our systems to the evolution of our models; suggest changes, provide requirements, perform UAT in areas of subject matter expertise
Documenting processes and procedures as well as building your digital knowledge to create and implement digital solutions that improve operational processes and controls
Collaborating with team members in PSG and the wider global finance organization on other projects as necessary
You are detail-oriented, rigorous about accuracy and take a critical eye toward the comprehensive process and completeness of work. You are organized, appreciate the importance of strong policies and procedures to maintain trust in the process and have sound judgment in navigating exceptions. You develop collaborative working relationships with those you interact with and ask questions to clarify your understanding. You seek to provide a high level of professional customer service and have excellent communication skills. Your curiosity leads you to exploring options and solving problems in a collaborative way.
Growing an understanding of the operation and function of PSG to navigate and suggest efficiencies is critical for success in the role. Critical thinking skills are key to navigate the most efficient ways to organize a process and collect data required to complete various responsibilities. Growth in the role will be measured by the synergies developed in performing the various processes and improvements you help to implement, including finding new or better ways to use existing tools.
You bring a positive attitude, are enthusiastic about bringing the team together and building relationships with others. You adapt to feedback and look to make improvements and add value for your customers.YOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS)
Bachelor's Degree in Finance or related field
4+ years of experience in a related field, such as accounting/audit, compensation, financial operations
Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills; able to communicate
confidently and professionally with senior management, particularly those in finance
Skilled in MS office applications – Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Experience with digital tools such as Alteryx and Tableau preferred
Familiarity with Trello, Slack, SalesForce, AdobeSign, PegaSystems (or other workflow management tools) is a plus
Flexible and adaptable to rapidly changing priorities and ability to stay focused
High level of confidentiality and discretion in handling of personal data
Proactive self-starter with critical thinking skills and creativity to solve problems
Ability to work independently on multiple, simultaneous assignments with minimal supervision