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Group Leader, Executive Compensation

Denver, CO 80204
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Group Leader, Executive Compensation Denver, Colorado

Are you ready to unleash your potential in a global business that is committed to moving money for better? Join Western Union as a Group Leader, Executive Compensation.

Motivated by our values: purpose driven, globally minded, and trustworthy & respectful

Were a FinTech thats using insight from customers and colleagues worldwide to improve financial services for families, small businesses, multinational corporations, and non-profit organizations. Were a team of over 10,000 people spanning 200 countries and territories. We believe when money moves, better things happen.

Relentless pursuit of better

Youll play a key role in focusing on executive compensation programs on a global scale, including executive base pay, annual incentive plan design, long-term equity compensation programs. In addition, you will prepare material for the compensation committee meetings, proxy reporting, external trends analysis, regulatory disclosure, and compliance. You will collaborate with the Rewards Center of Excellence (COE) team and senior HR leaders to support global compensation projects applicable to executive compensation.

Being an expert in executive compensation is preferred, as you will be engaging with stakeholders in a customer back manner. Having leadership skills and the ability to engage, influence, inspire, and execute will drive success. History of work experience in a global company. Preferred experience managing global equity programs, preparing board materials, and interacting with executive leadership up to and including the CEO. Additionally, demonstrated success in collaborating across boundaries within and outside of HR is critical. Previous experience of lean and agile working methodologies is also desirable.

  • Develop a robust and comprehensive executive rewards strategy/philosophy and plans that align with business objectives and attracts top talent - Anticipate future trends and implications for the executive rewards program/Provide ongoing evaluation of incentive programs to ensure alignment with strategy
  • Provide global equity plan design, administration, analysis, evaluation of best practices, and monitoring the development of applicable laws and regulations to ensure compliance. Regularly reviews plan participation, usage, and modeling of performance unit scenarios
  • Prepare materials for presentation to the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors
  • Design and administration of pay programs, pay structures, short-term and long-term incentive design, market intelligence, research, and pay administration for the global Executive Management and above population
  • Partner internally to develop reporting systems and internal review processes and audits
  • Develop executive communication and education programs
  • Partner on compliance, accounting, and tax issues
  • Provide input for preparation of the Compensation Discussion and Analysis section of the annual proxy filing

Here are some skills, attributes, and qualifications you will have:

  • Previous experience in consulting and executive compensation, including responsibility for preparing materials for the Compensation Committee of the Board preferred
  • 10+ years of professional work experience in Human Resources and/or Finance; preferably in a global environment
  • 7+ years of stock plan administration including compliance with applicable GAAP, FAS123R, SEC, IRC, and DOL regulations preferred
  • Strong hands-on experience in design and administration of long-term incentive programs preferred
  • Thorough understanding of stock plan design and grant practice implications for countries around the globe preferred
  • Superior data analysis skills and demonstrated ability to draw meaningful conclusions and action plan based on quantitative data, employee survey data, competitive data, and anecdotal observations
  • Demonstrated ability to design programs that are effective in motivating results and optimizing performance
  • Ability to integrate key points of view of multiple stakeholders in the executive compensation review cycle (e.g., Board, management, investors)

Join us, and lets connect the world

Western Union is transforming its business and shaping the financial services sector by driving quality, convenience, and customer service to new levels of excellence. Its an exciting time for our organization, as the largest cross-border money transfer operator, trusted by millions of consumers around the world. If youre ready to unleash your potential to help drive change through bottom-up innovation, apply now.

Were a company on the move, and we want our people to grow and develop. Youll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career, as well as a great salary and benefits package.

We are passionate about our diversity. Our commitment is to provide an inclusive culture that celebrates the unique backgrounds and perspectives of our global teams, while reflecting the communities we serve. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, political affiliation, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or veteran (U.S.) status. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those with disabilities, during the recruitment process, in accordance with applicable laws.

The on-target earnings range is $168,000 -$224, 000 which includes a base salary of $120,000 - $160,000, short-term (20 % of base), and long-term (20 % of base) incentives that align with individual and company performance. Actual salaries will vary and are based on a candidates qualifications, skills, and competencies. Salary is one component of the Western Union total compensation package, which includes short-term incentives, multiple health insurance options, accident and life insurance, flexible time off, and access to best-in-class development platforms, to name a few! To view details of our benefits, visit https://mywubenefits.com/.



  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2021-07-30 Expires: 2021-10-18
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