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Mackenzie Investments Compensation Specialist in Toronto, Ontario

IGM Financial Inc. is one of Canada's premier personal financial services companies, and one of the country's largest managers and distributors of investment funds and other managed asset products, with over $158 billion in total assets under management as of February 28, 2019. Its activities are carried out principally through Investors Group Inc., Mackenzie Financial Corporation and Investment Planning Counsel Inc.

As part of Power Financial Corporation, we are focused on the long-term strength and stability of our companies. We recognize these as core responsibilities to our clients and shareholders as we adapt and lead in an ever-changing world.

Did you know that IGM Financial is a leading financial services provider in Canada with a #2 position in mutual fund market share? Our in-market brands include Investor’s Group, Mackenzie Investments, and Investment Planning Counsel. We are also proud investors of Portag3, Wealthsimple, and China AMC.

The Role

We are currently looking for a Compensation Specialist reporting to the Director, Compensation to join our IGM Human Resources department as part of either Mackenzie Investments (Toronto) or Investors Group (Winnipeg).

Within the Human Resources Department of IGM, the Compensation team works with the Human Resources Business Partners to support the company and its business units to attract, engage, and retain top talent by ensuring competitive compensation packages are offered and excellence in performance is rewarded. The team has overall responsibility for the design, implementation, and administration of all compensation programs.

As a valued member of the Compensation team your core responsibilities will include:

Program Administration & Analytics

  • Provide compensation support as subject matter expert to HR Business Partners for Corporate Business Functions

  • Assist in the analysis and review of current compensation programs and processes

  • Assist in the development of new programs by researching market trends and analyzing competitive compensation survey data

  • Provide analytical support for the corporate year-end process including the annual salary increase and incentive plan programs

  • Partner with the HRIS team to implement the compensation decision making tool

  • Support administration and audit of incentive programs to ensure accurate calculation and payouts

  • Support Sr. Compensation Specialists and Director on various ad-hoc projects as required

Process Improvement

  • Identify process improvement opportunities to increase efficiencies in day to day compensation administration

  • Identify and document processes and exception tracking for compensation programs

The following qualifications are required of the successful candidate:

  • University degree in business administration or related disciplines

  • 3-4 years of relevant work experience in compensation

  • Strong analytical and numeric skills

  • Strong attention to details

  • The ability to produce high quality work under time pressure and to work as part of a team

  • Comfortable working with business leaders and senior professionals

  • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment in handling information of a sensitive nature

  • Advanced Excel skills

  • Knowledge of general Human Resources practices & policies is an asset

Internal Applicants:

If you are interested in applying for this position please direct applications on-line using the “apply for this job” icon located at the bottom or to the left of the posting. If you would like to refer someone for the position please email the posting using the “email this job” option and have your referral indicate that they were referred by you when completing the application. All resumes should be received by May 28, 2019. If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Human Resources. Please record your extension number on your resume and cover letter. The job grade for this position is 10. The referral bonus for this position is 2.

External Applicants:

We thank all applicants for their interest in Mackenzie Investments; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Mackenzie Investments offers an exciting and challenging work environment, a competitive base salary, performance-based bonuses, excellent benefits, recognition for your accomplishments, and opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Mackenzie Investments is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment accommodations in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation.

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Job Type (EN): Full Time

Job Industry (Choose up to 3 industries) (EN): Financial Services and Banking

Career Level (EN): Experienced

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Post End Date: 6/11/2019

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