Vice President, Equity Compensation
Brookfield Asset Management Inc.
2h ago

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. ( Brookfield ) is a global alternative asset manager with over $350 billion in assets under management.

Brookfield has more than a 115-year history of owning and operating assets with a focus on property, renewable power, infrastructure and private equity.

Brookfield offers a range of public and private investment products and services, which leverage their expertise and experience and provide a distinct competitive advantage in the markets in which they operate.

Brookfield is seeking an experienced leader to join our collaborative team of Human Resources Professionals as Vice President, Equity Compensation , ideally located in Toronto or alternatively New York City.

This newly created role is responsible for managing existing long-term incentive plans (LTIP) for asset management employees and supporting the Human Resources Business Partners ( HRBPs ) in developing new LTIP plans as required for each of their growing businesses.

Primary Responsibilities :

  • Understand and embrace overall compensation philosophy;
  • Develop a strong understanding of all long-term incentive plans ( LTIPs ) including various types of equity plans, full value plans, option plans, fund carry plans and phantom equity plans;
  • Oversee the tracking and reporting of all LTIPs to ensure appropriate governance and administration;
  • Work closely with the tax group to understand the tax treatment of existing compensation plans, and incorporate tax considerations in the design of new plans;
  • Work closely with the Global Business and Regional HRBPs to ensure consistency and coordination across businesses and regions;
  • Work with HRBPs to create LTIPs for new funds;
  • Preparation of LTIP materials for compensation committee and board meetings
  • Drive HR operational efficiency by setting common and consistent LTIP practices, processes and programs across the organization and by centralizing and automating transactional parts of the process;
  • Develop reports that provide relevant information to the employees and company and, where possible, automate the LTIP reporting process;
  • Requirements :

  • 8+ years of relevant, senior HR experience including a minimum of 2 to 3 years in a VP level role, preferably attained in a medium-
  • to-large size Asset Management organization with complex long-term incentive plans, supported by a well-recognized brand;
  • Experience leading an equity compensation team and providing leadership and guidance in addressing issues to ensure sound administration of the plans in place;
  • Demonstrated ability to partner with the business to manage equity programs;
  • A solid understand of tax implications of LTIPs and practical experience managing LTIP set up and payments;
  • Experience in compensation reporting requirements for listed companies;
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills (math oriented), with a keen attention to detail;
  • An understanding of general total compensation practices and / or compensation / HR generalist experience;
  • Proven track record in moving from a planning perspective to effective execution and operations;
  • Solid financial, record keeping and computation abilities (including advanced Excel skills);
  • To succeed, the ideal candidate will need to demonstrate the following :

  • An ability to present well thought-out recommendations for overall business improvements and solutions to complex issues;
  • An understanding of leading technology in the management of LTIPs;
  • An understanding of reporting needs and ability to provide insightful reports to the executive team;
  • Initiative, intellectual curiosity, flexibility and comfort with complexity;
  • Excellent written communication skills and a demonstrated ability to present issues to a diverse group in a compelling and influential manner;
  • An ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment, balancing multiple priorities and stakeholders, while meeting deadlines and managing work outputs;
  • Confidence and executive presence - can handle pressure and remain calm under fire’;
  • Can effectively build context around an issue, quickly analyze the situation broadly and facilitate resolution;
  • Influence and persuasion, capable of conveying complex compensation information, business strategies, and actionable analysis to senior leaders and other key stakeholders;
  • Adaptable to a culture that embraces face-to-face interaction and encourages an always accessible’ attitude;
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships at all levels in the organization;
  • Ability to achieve results through others in a team-based and cross-functional environment;
  • A high level of integrity and sound judgement; widely respected as one who is ethical and trustworthy.
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