Legg Mason

  • Sr. Compensation Analyst, Human Resources

    Job Locations US-MD-Baltimore | US-CT-Stamford
    Req. #
    Human Resources
    Position Type
  • Position Overview

    Our Global Human Resources department is hiring a Sr. Compensation Partner to join the Global Total Rewards Team. The Compensation Partner is a key contributor on the Total Rewards Team who administers and manages compensation programs to ensure pay is competitive, equitable, and aligned with the LM Total Rewards philosophy. The Compensation Partner is responsible for analysis, implementation and ongoing administration of compensation programs. This position consults with leaders across the company regarding pay decisions and practices. Location may be Baltimore, MD or Stamford, CT.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Participates in compensation plan design
    • Performs competitive market and internal equity analysis to ensure pay is competitive and equitable
    • Provides compensation consultation and recommendations to HR colleagues (Recruiters, Business Partners, etc.), managers, and stakeholders
    • Facilitates and administers annual compensation process
    • Completes annual salary survey participation
    • Assists with executive compensation process and reporting including annual proxy statement
    • Keeps informed of trends in compensation and advises on marketplace and regulatory developments
    • Collaborates with Human Resources, Finance, and other internal stakeholders
    • Participates in ad hoc projects and analyses as needed


    • Bachelor’s degree OR 4+ years equivalent combination of technical and functional experience
    • Demonstrated strong analytical, problem solving, and negotiation skills; ability to successfully perform independent in-depth analysis and present findings
    • Strong knowledge of compensation programs and laws including base pay and variable pay highly preferred
    • Superior verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and professionalism
    • Attentive to detail and follow-up; deadline oriented; very strong ability to prioritize and multi-task
    • Flexible and adaptable; able to work effectively in ambiguity
    • Must be a team player with the ability to collaborate with and work through others
    • Ability to influence at all organizational levels
    • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
    • Workday experience preferred but not required
    • Sales compensation program experience desired

     What’s in it for you: 

    • A comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, life insurance, and more (click here to learn more)
    • Extensive paid time off, including 12 weeks' paid parental leave for all full-time regular employees 
    • A culture where continuous improvement, innovation, and growth are top of mind and diversity & inclusion is paramount
    • A learning culture that encourages and supports learning and development; we also offer $8,000 per year in tuition reimbursement
    • Working alongside the industry’s best and brightest; we hire people just like you every day!
    • Company-provided Care.com membership
    • Discounts to area fitness centers, large retail chains, cell phone providers, and more
    • Dress for your Day dress code -- break out your jeans and sneakers!

    Company Overview

    Legg Mason is a leading global asset management firm that offers rewarding career opportunities for individuals who share our core values: integrity, collaboration, passion for results, empowerment, and a commitment to our profession. We have a presence in every major financial center across the globe, and we look for exceptional professionals who want to shape a rewarding career through intellectual curiosity, leadership, and team-oriented approach. If you are passionate about the investment business and about building your future with one of the industry's premier firms, consider the opportunities at Legg Mason today.


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