Rewards Consultant - Senior Associate

  • MMC
  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • May 19, 2022

Job Description

At Mercer, we're creating a culture where you can bring your authentic self to work. When you join us, you bring your inclusive energy and enthusiasm to a team that values you personally and professionally - regardless of who you are, what you look like, where you were raised or born, who you love, or what your religious beliefs are. You are welcome here.

Mercer is seeking candidates for the following position based in Vancouver or Calgary:

Rewards Consultant Senior Associate

What can you expect?
  • Work as a member of our consulting team to help companies design and implement compensation programs for executives and employees that are market competitive, linked with key performance objectives and results, and aligned with stakeholders' interests.
  • Be part of our great training and development programs.
  • Be provided opportunities to personalize your role and career.
  • Have the opportunity to work with the best tools, resources and some of the smartest people in the industry.

What is in it for you?
  • Be part of a work environment that promotes social connection and work-life flexibility.
  • Be eligible to participate in the Marsh & McLennan Companies' benefits program offered to all employees of any Canadian subsidiaries. These benefits currently including retirement and savings plans, medical, dental, life, disability, and other insurance programs, as well as an array of work/life effectiveness policies and programs, on such terms and conditions as are generally provided to similarly situated employees.
  • Be eligible to personal days, in addition to vacation days allowed for this role.

We will count on you to:
  • Review financial and compensation data analyses prepared by analysts, ensuring it is accurately calculating desired information.
  • Review and/or develop exhibits based on collected and calculated data. Perform data analysis using advanced dynamic Excel modeling. Understand project components and processes to make sure analyses are correct.
  • Serve as a day-to-day client contact for project areas including data requests and data management.
  • Participate in meetings with clients, including fact-finding interviews and presentations.
  • Write and structure client presentations/reports. Review Excel exhibits in PowerPoint presentations and initial conclusions prepared by analysts. Draw conclusions from the data for project managers' and senior consultants' review.
  • Work closely with project managers and senior consultants on the project to determine the exhibits to be included in the final client presentations which typically involve a high level of customization.
  • Apply computer and research skills to understand financial performance, talent management trends, and pay practices and policies for a particular client and within the broader marketplace.
  • Use Research Insight and public filings to gather financial data.
  • Develop and review peer groups - lists of organizations against which the client organization is compared (e.g., based on revenue, brand, industry, etc.) and/or are the client's direct competitors
  • Use Mercer's proprietary tools and public filings to gather pay practices and policies. May also research other sources to solicit industry knowledge, company news, competitor reports on industry trends, etc.
  • Provide guidance to project team analysts and ensures timely delivery of work and achievement of project objectives.
  • Typically manages smaller projects and work streams of larger client projects.

What you need to have:
  • Bachelor's degree in a related discipline with significant course work in finance, statistics, mathematics, HR, or accounting.
  • Three or more years of related experience in compensation, finance, consulting, or human resources.
  • Strong analytical skills, both quantitative and qualitative, attention to detail, and a strong background in Excel.
  • Exceptional communication, interpersonal, problem solving, organizational, and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in teams on multiple projects.
  • Ability to juggle simultaneous priorities and demands.
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and the ability to work under tight timelines and changing client needs.

What makes you stand out:
  • MBA, CFA, CA, or equivalent designation would be a strong asset.

Mercer believes in building brighter futures by redefining the world of work, reshaping retirement and investment outcomes, and unlocking real health and well-being. Mercer's more than 25,000 employees are based in 43 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries. Mercer is a business of Marsh McLennan (NYSE: MMC), the world's leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people, with 83,000 colleagues and annual revenue approaching $20 billion. Through its market-leading businesses including Marsh, Guy Carpenter and Oliver Wyman, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment. For more information, visit Follow Mercer on Twitter @Mercer.

Marsh McLennan is committed to embracing a diverse, inclusive and flexible work environment. We aim to attract and retain the best people regardless of their sex/gender, marital or parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, age, background, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

In accordance with applicable legislation, Mercer will provide a reasonable accommodation to employees and prospective employees to the point of undue hardship upon request and as required in respect of the individual's particular restrictions and limitations. If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or medical need please contact [email protected]