Human Capital Management | Executive Comp | Vice President | London

Goldman Sachs
London, United Kingdom
04 May 2022
03 Jun 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
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 is responsible for regulatory reporting, remuneration disclosures, remuneration governance, responding to the European remuneration regulations and other activities including assisting with the public disclosure of Directors Emoluments, dealing with senior employee compensation matters, handling employee equity queries and other ad hoc projects.
The individual will be involved in the following activities:
  • Preparation / review of regulatory submissions
  • Determination of Material Risk Taker population
  • Preparation / review of public remuneration disclosures
  • Drafting responses to regulatory queries
  • Preparation of materials for remuneration committee meetings
  • Involvement in ad hoc projects as required to respond to changes in remuneration rules
  • Involvement in director's emoluments reporting
  • Other annual executive remuneration processes
  • Coordinate with colleagues in the Firmwide Compensation team - together with other departments such as Equity Compensation, Benefits, Recruiting, Controllers, Legal and Tax
To be successful in performing and developing in this role, the candidate will need to demonstrate strength and experience in the majority of the following areas:
  • Good functional knowledge of Executive Compensation practices and European remuneration regulations
  • Good communication and relationship management skills - ability to understand and articulate complex issues
  • Excellent analytical skills - an ability to review current processes and/or data, detect and correct errors, take responsibility for data quality
  • Project management - prioritize workload and meet deadlines
  • Ability to understand and consider requirements of Firmwide functions, divisions and regions
  • Client service focus, notable responsiveness and a "can-do" attitude
  • Good judgment - knowing when to escalate an issue combined with a willingness to be flexible
  • Strong Excel skills required
  • Thorough attention to detail
  • Functional Expertise - keeps up-to-date with emerging business, economic, and market trends
  • Technical Skills - demonstrates strong technical skills required for the role, pays attention to detail, takes initiative to broaden knowledge and demonstrates appropriate financial/analytical skills
  • Drive and Motivation - successfully handles multiple tasks, takes initiative to improve own performance, works intensely towards extremely challenging goals and persists in the face of obstacles or setbacks
  • Client and Business Focus - effectively handles difficult requests, builds trusting, long-term relationships with clients, helps the client to identify/define needs and manages client/business expectations
  • Teamwork - gives evidence of being a strong team player, collaborates with others within and across teams, encourages other team members to participate and contribute and acknowledges others' contributions
  • Communication Skills - communicates what is relevant and important in a clear and concise manner and shares information/new ideas with others
  • Judgement and Problem solving - thinks ahead, anticipates questions, plans for contingencies, finds alternative solutions and identifies clear objectives. Sees the big picture and effectively analyses complex issues

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