Compensation Analyst

Client Consulting & Support
84531 Requisition #

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., one of the world's largest insurance brokers, provides a full range of retail and wholesale property/casualty (P/C) brokerage and alternative risk transfer services globally, as well as employee benefit brokerage, consulting, and actuarial services in the United States. We also offer claims and information management, risk control consulting, and appraisal services to clients around the world.


Gallagher Benefit Services (Canada) Group Inc. (GBS) consistently stands out in the marketplace as an employer of knowledgeable, highly skilled talent. We are a company that touches businesses and their employees on a personal level. At the core, our job is to help protect the health and well-being of employees and provide for their financial security – all while allowing employers to attract and retain the people they need to grow and succeed. As you consider the value of working for Gallagher Benefit Services, remember your talent, winning attitude and strong performance will be highly valued and will improve your potential.


The Gallagher Way, our set of shared values and guiding tenets. A culture driven by our people, over 30,000 strong, serving our clients with customized solutions that will protect them and fuel their futures.


Our Compensation practice is growing and we are currently looking for a Compensation Analyst that has the character and personality to work with a strong team of personable and successful individuals. Poised for aggressive growth, there has never been a better time to be part of the Gallagher Benefits team.   
We are looking for a business minded, unconventional thinker who comes to the table with creative solutions. Someone who does not shy away from a challenge, thinks innovatively, and thrives in a fast-paced environment.   We are not your typical HR consultants – we like to think outside the box and push the envelope a little bit, ensuring we are the trusted partner that will ‘Nail Every Detail’ for our clients. 


The current opportunity is best suited for a passionate professional and an aspiration for career growth. The role offers a deep breadth of accountabilities and responsibilities, and the successful candidate will be a self-starter ready to roll up their sleeves and wear a variety of hats, with ambitions to build on a career in compensation spanning across both the executive and broad-based compensation practices. 


What we will expect from you: 

  • Manage multiple projects including development and maintenance of project plans, allocation and review of work for analysts, keeping clients up to date on project status, etc.
  • Manage and deliver on small to mid-size projects, or portions of larger projects
  • Interface and serve as a primary point of contact leading client meetings, phone calls, and presentations to gather and provide data and information
  • Partnering with senior colleagues to write and develop proposals and sales presentations on both executive and broad-based compensation.  
  • Data mining and deep Excel-based analysis on large and complex data sets to produce findings and observations from data including market benchmarking and analysis
  • Prepare presentations and reports using Word, Excel, and PowerPoint which summarize analysis and observations both graphically and non-graphically
  • Keep your eye on and stay ahead of market trends, ensuring we keep our clients informed and competitive.  This will include research on industry trends using publicly available data sources (proxies, publications, industry association websites) and specialized sources (e.g. Capital IQ) to contribute to industry deliverables and white papers
  • Support internal activities related to the marketing of the Compensation practice
  • Proactively present new ideas to improve efficiencies


What skills are important to be successful in this role?

  • We look to hire creative thinkers who can execute a project from start to finish.
  • We would love to see an individual who gets energy from serving customers and feels proud when they effectively provide them with solutions that fits their needs.
  • Holds a deep understanding of the importance of professional business correspondence. 
  • People gravitate towards you, you have the ability to build strong relationships and rapport with colleagues and clients. 
  • You have the ability to lead and juggle multiple projects simultaneously. 


Do you have what it takes to be considered?

  • Undergraduate degree in Business, Finance, Math or other related areas
  • A strong understanding of Executive Total Reward Programs - equity vehicles, incentive designs, board governance, disclosure)
  • You have a natural curiosity for data and providing insights
  • Has good technical writing expertise
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexibility, adaptability and the ability to work under tight deadlines or changing client needs.
  • Team player; however, able to work independently
  • Strong work ethic but willing to have fun
  • Extremely proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada


If you love the challenges of this dynamic field, then Gallagher will support and cultivate your professional development and success.


With more than 200 HR and Benefits professionals across Canada, our team harnesses our collective strengths to deliver outstanding service, coupled with our local expertise.


Founded on the cornerstones of integrity, innovation, partnership, and empathy, Gallagher Canada has built its legacy one success at a time. With a strong history and a forward-thinking future, we continue on the quest to become the leading brokerage and consulting firm in Canada. 


We are an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace and are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Accommodations are available on request for anyone taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Please Note:

Gallagher never extends an offer of employment or requests any personal identification information without having received an online application and conducted one or more in-person or video interviews. If you have received any communication referencing the offer of a job at Gallagher and you have not submitted an online application or been interviewed by a Gallagher employee, please do not assume that the offer is being sent from a legitimate Gallagher representative.

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