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Global Compensation Specialist in Toronto

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 4/2/2019

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Job Description

*Global 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 Global Compensation Specialist, you will help analyze and design leading-edge global compensation and rewards programs in Canada, the US, Europe and Asia that attract, retain, and motivate employees. Support a wide range of Total Rewards and Compensation processes, with a focus on data management, trends reporting, analysis and compensation program coordination. 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:

  • Plays an integral role in supporting the global compensation programs; annual merit increases, annual incentive plans, and long-term incentive plans.
  • Acts as a key contributor to the development of creative Global Pay Structures in each region.
  • Helps analyze and design incentive plan programs across the globe to align employee interests with stakeholder interests.
  • Collects, reviews, analyzes and reports (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.
  • Participates in and analyzes compensation market surveys, ensuring accuracy while meeting submission deadlines. Conducts ad hoc market reviews for local and international roles.
  • Assists with conducting job evaluations to ensure the compensation programs are internally equitable.
  • Uses HRIS and Compensation Administration systems (e.g., Workday) to run queries, research issues, and present findings that help guide human capital planning.
  • Administers the long-term incentive plan grants in Solium.
  • Assist in conducting compensation plan analysis and integration during M&As.



Employee Engagement Support

  • Supports employee engagement survey reporting and creates executive summary presentations based on analytical findings.


Rewards Support

  • Provides support in analyzing and administering any other global rewards projects and programs, such as perquisites, relocation/mobility, retirement plan and benefits.

Job Requirements

Who’s a good fit for this team:

  • Someone with experience in support of data analytics, preferably in compensation.
  • An individual with experience compiling complex data and creating accurate reports in excel.
  • Someone with experience with Workday and/or other HRIS systems is an asset.


You should apply if you have the following:

  • Undergraduate degree in business, economics, statistics, or a related field.
  • Strong customer orientation and demonstrates flexibility and adaptability to create solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships with clients and stakeholders and work effectively and collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.

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.