Executive Compensation - Leader
Location:
Riverwoods , Illinois
Posted:
October 19, 2017
Reference:
P171925_S2
This position plays a key role in the management of Discover's Executive Compensation activities. Manages the design, structure, and administration of the executive compensation programs for executives. Develops and communicates short and long-term incentive compensation, executive benefit, and perquisite plans. This position plays a key role in Executive Compensation. This position provides an excellent opportunity to become familiar with many areas of the company's business.

Responsibilities:
* Develop and assist in the implementation of executive compensation design recommendations (including overall pay mix, short term incentives, long-term incentives, equity awards, executive benefit programs and perquisites)
* Evaluate the impact of program design changes on employee value proposition, motivation and retention, alignment with Company strategy, financial cost and share usage
* Coordinate and create materials for Compensation Committee Meetings, including supporting documentation
* Participate in presentation of recommendations to Senior Management
* Monitor, track and report on legislation, regulations and media articles pertaining to executive pay
* Coordinate and prepare the Company's annual proxy statement and other public filings
* Assist Legal department in design reviews of Board of Directors compensation programs
* Provide support to other team members on executive compensation related projects as needed
* Research, collect, analyze, calculate, validate and report on various compensation metrics
* Other tasks as assigned
Skills
Other Requirements:
* Bachelor's Degree preferably in Business, HR, Communications, Psychology, English, Law or other related field
* 8-12 years in financial services, HR, consulting or legal preferred
*Knowledge of executive compensation programs & practices, and understanding of executive compensation laws and regulations
* Proficient in Microsoft Office Programs including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
* Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks with minimal supervision
* Demonstrated integrity, discretion, accountability, and confidentiality
* Understanding of Human Resources and/or Compensation practices
* Experience contributing to projects under tight deadlines
* Excellent oral and written communication skills
* Excellent organizational skills
* Extremely high level of attention to detail and data accuracy
* Excellent interpersonal skills including ability to effectively interact with all levels of management and collaborate with cross-functional colleagues
#LI-NB1 We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

A little about us:
Discover is one of the most recognized brands in U.S. financial services. We’re a direct banking and payment services company built on a legacy of innovation and customer service.

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