• HCM, Executive Compensation – Associate – New York

    Location(s) US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    2018-43105
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Analyst, Associate
    Function(s)
    General
    Region
    Americas
    Division
    Human Capital Management
    Business Unit
    Compensation
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

    Our division recruits, develops and rewards the people of Goldman Sachs.  Our teams advise, design and implement strategies, processes and technologies that help our people advance professionally, drive productivity and help the firm and our clients achieve superior results.  We look for individuals with strong problem solving and analytical skills, innovative thinking and intellectual curiosity who want to make an impact on the success of the firm’s most valuable asset, our people.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    YOUR IMPACT

    Are you looking for a new opportunity to showcase your analytical, communication, and problem solving skills?  We have an excellent new position available within our Executive Compensation team for an Associate within the Human Capital Management (HCM) division.

     

    OUR IMPACT

    As a division, HCM recruits, develops, and rewards the people of Goldman Sachs.  Our teams advise, design, and implement strategies, processes, and technologies that help our people advance professionally, drive productivity, and help the firm and our clients achieve superior results.  

     

    The Executive Compensation Team provides the following core services: coordinate materials for the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors (developing meeting agendas, analyses and materials); advise on structure of senior executive compensation programs and general plan design; review compensation-related regulatory requirements / guidance and ongoing compliance / respond to regulator requests / feedback; compensation benchmarking (including track and review competitor public filings).  This function requires liaising with other departments such as Controllers, Legal, Tax and Investor Relations, and will also involve providing support to other HCM functions, including the Firmwide Compensation Group, Equity Compensation, Special Investments and Benefits.

     

    HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

    • Support all aspects of the preparation and distribution of materials for meetings of the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors
    • Compensation benchmarking – research and provide analysis on executive compensation, including structure of compensation, reviewing public filings (e.g., proxy statements, 8-Ks, Form 4s) and consultant benchmarking analyses
    • Assist in the development of regulatory-related compensation processes and draft responses to regulator requests
    • Assist in the design of compensation programs, including modeling financial costs, disclosure considerations and drafting communication materials
    • Prepare compensation information for inclusion in annual proxy statement
    • Assist in the review of global legal / tax issues associated with the equity program, and resulting design changes

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

     

    SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR

     

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • 4-5 years of relevant work experience
    • Excellent analytical skills
    • Highly organized, attention to detail and excellent follow-through required
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to succinctly summarize difficult issues and assess impact
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment and think clearly under pressure
    • Good judgment – knowing when to escalate an issue
    • Energetic and team-oriented
    • Demonstrated client service focus and ability to build relationships successfully
    • Very strong computer skills required including Word, Excel, and Power Point
    • Commitment to excellence and a high level of integrity

    ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

    The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

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