The Role 

We are seeking a highly qualified Head of Compensation to work in our Human Capital Management Team reporting into the Global Head of Human Capital Management. In this role you will be responsible for compensation, benchmarking, surveys, year-end process, and data analysis on hiring/attrition trends. The Head of Compensation will ensure employee compensation is in line with budget and external benchmarks and perform market research on an ongoing basis.                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

What you’ll do 

This candidate will cover the full compensation life cycle of employees globally: assist with new employee offers, utilize external and internal data to benchmark individual compensation, run the year-end process, evaluate promotions, assist with retention recommendations and implementation, and work through currency exchange challenges amongst other additional ad hoc tasks. This individual will partner closely with the Talent Acquisition team in ensuring we are attracting, retaining, and engaging our exceptional talent. The ideal candidate will manage budgets, forecasts and strategic plans partnering closely with the Accounting and Payroll teams.

 

What you’ll bring

What you need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field and/or equivalent experience
  • Exceptional excel skills and comfort in working with data and numbers
  • Experience running a year end process, global exposure preferred
  • Demonstrated experience with tactical benchmarking
  • Possess a high standard of excellence in everything you do
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong ownership and a track record of delivering results
  • The ability to carry out multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced environment with resilience and intellectual flexibility

 

Our Culture

The firm’s ethos is embedded in our people. ‘Talent is our strategy’ is our mantra and drives how we approach all initiatives at the firm. We believe our success is because of our people, so putting our talent above all else is our top priority.

Schonfeld strives to create an environment where our people can thrive. We foster a teamwork-oriented, collaborative environment where ideas at any level are encouraged and shared. The development and advancement of our talent is honed through interactions with each other, learning & educational offerings, and through opportunities to make impactful contributions.

At Schonfeld, we strive to cultivate a sense of belonging throughout all of our employees with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the forefront of this mission. As a firm we are committed to creating a hiring process which is not only fair, but also welcoming and supportive. On a daily basis, our employees welcome diversity across identity, thought, people and views which serves as the foundation of our culture and success. You can learn more about our DEI initiatives here - Belonging @ Schonfeld.

Who we are

Schonfeld Strategic Advisors is a multi-manager platform that invests its capital with Internal and Partner portfolio managers, primarily on an exclusive or semi-exclusive basis, across four trading strategies; quantitative, fundamental equity, tactical trading and discretionary macro & fixed income. We have created a unique structure to provide global portfolio managers with autonomy, flexibility and support to best enable them to maximize the value of their businesses.

Over the last 30 years, Schonfeld has successfully capitalized on inefficiencies and opportunities within the markets. We have developed and invested heavily in proprietary technology, infrastructure and risk analytics and continue to capitalize on new opportunities. In 2021 we launched our newest strategy, discretionary macro & fixed income as part of the continual growth of Schonfeld’s investible universe. Our portfolio exposure has expanded across the Americas, Europe and Asia as well as multiple asset classes and products.

The base pay for this role is expected to be between $150,000 and $200,000. The expected base pay range is based on information at the time this post was generated. This role may also be eligible for other forms of compensation such as a performance bonus and a competitive benefits package. Actual compensation for the successful candidate will be determined based on a variety of factors such as skills, qualifications, and experience.

 

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