ISS is looking for an experienced compensation specialist to join our corporate governance team in Toronto. Executive compensation issues continue to be at the forefront of proxy season shareholder considerations. This is a subject matter expert position on the team with the opportunity to work with other global governance compensation experts and institutional investors to advance pay-for-performance methodologies and executive compensation analysis in a profile role which can lead to leadership opportunities within ISS.
The executive compensation specialist will be primarily responsible for all compensation and equity plan proposal policy development, interpretation and policy application for proxy analyses in the Canadian market. With the continued increase of shareholder advisory votes on executive pay in Canada, there continues to be increased shareholder focus on all of the various elements of executive compensation arrangements and how they relate to company performance. This analyst role is responsible for reviewing policies and procedures on executive and director compensation, maintaining a full understanding and knowledge of ISS’ proprietary compensation models and methodologies, and reviewing analyses with compensation related issues. The analyst also aids other research analysts and clients with inquiries regarding compensation. The analyst will also be responsible for applying Canadian corporate governance policy and completing analysis for all corporate governance related issues for an assigned set of core company meetings in a deadline driven fast paced environment. This role includes contributing significantly to projects and supporting completion of non-core analysis, non-meeting research and client service efforts as required.
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