HCM, Executive Compensation, Associate- Dallas/NYC

Location(s) US-TX-Dallas | US-NY-New York
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Human Resources
Human Capital Management
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Executive Compensation
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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.


The Executive Compensation team provides the following core services: coordination of the materials for the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors (developing meeting agendas, analyses and materials); advising on structure of senior executive compensation programs and general plan design; review of compensation-related regulatory requirements / guidance and ongoing compliance / response to regulator requests / feedback; competitor compensation benchmarking (including tracking and reviewing competitor public filings); and reviewing, evaluating and reporting on Board of Directors compensation programs.  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.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • 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 CEO/NEO compensation, structure of compensation and terms of incentive programs; includes 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
  • Track and review competitor SEC filings and compensation-related press articles
  • 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


Experience and skills:

  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Strong communication and writing skills with ability to succinctly summarize difficult issues and assess impact
  • Time management skills – prioritize workload to anticipate and meet deadlines
  • Good judgment – knowing when to escalate an issue
  • Energetic and team-oriented
  • Very strong computer skills required including Word, Excel and Power Point
  • 3-5 years relevant work experience


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