Compensation Specialist in Toronto

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 10/4/2018

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Compensation Specialist -- Toronto

Are you a kid at heart looking to build a career with a leading global children's entertainment company?

At Spin Master, our unwavering commitment to open mindedness, integrity and innovation is a great part of what has made us an industry leader. How do we stay ahead of the pack? By hiring the best and brightest minds—and that’s why we want you!

What’s it like to work here?

Spin Master is a fast-paced, hands-on organization that provides many great opportunities for impactful decision-making; though our challenging start-up atmosphere isn’t for everyone, we have a proven record of opportunities for future advancement and internal transfers for our passionate and results driven team.

The Job:

As a Compensation Specialist, you will help analyze and design global compensation and rewards programs in Canada, the US, Europe and Asia that attract, retain, and motivate employees. Through your support of a wide range of Total Rewards and Compensation processes, you will focus on data management, trends reporting, analysis and compensation and benefit program coordination and administration. Key areas of responsibility include coordination of annual incentive, long-term incentive, and base salary programs, executive compensation benchmarking and design, rewards administration, and support on international employee engagement initiatives.

What we can expect from you:

  • You will play an integral role in supporting the global compensation programs; annual merit increases, annual incentive plans, and long-term incentive plans.
  • Act as a key contributor to the development of creative Global Pay Structures in each region.
  • To help analyze and design incentive plan programs across the globe to align employee interests with stakeholder interests.
  • Collect, review, analyze and report (monthly and ad-hoc) on Human Resources data; provides commentary and gap analysis on trends.
  • Assists in coordinating the annual compensation review cycle by preparing spreadsheets, consolidating data, and preparing materials for Board reports.
  • Participate in and analyze compensation market surveys, ensuring accuracy while meeting submission deadlines. Conducts ad hoc market reviews for local and international roles.

Job Requirements

Who’s a good fit for this team:

  • A compensation professional who is an analytical thinker who loves data 
  • A proactive self starter with strong attention to detail
  • Someone who can manage multiple priorities and lives for deadlines
  • An individual with strong customer orientation and demonstrates flexibility and adaptability to create solutions.

You should apply if you have the following:

  • Undergraduate degree in business, economics, statistics, or a related field.
  • Five (5) years’ experience in support of data analytics, preferably in compensation.
  • Experience compiling complex data and creating accurate reports.
  • Experience with Workday and/or other HRIS systems.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint) with proven ability to create complex formulas, pivot tables, and v-lookups. 

What you can expect from us:

Our mission is to Make Life More Fun with a vision to push the boundaries of innovation, creativity, and fun. From top leadership to new and veteran team members alike, everyone at Spin Master embodies our Core Values:

  • Integrity
  • Open Mindset
  • Innovation
  • Partnerships
  • Collaboration
  • Driving Results
  • Entrepreneurship

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We do appreciate all interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.