Full Job Description
American Century Investments® is a leading global asset manager focused on delivering investment results and building long-term client relationships while supporting research that can improve human health and save lives. Founded in 1958, the firm’s 1,400 employees serve financial professionals, institutions, corporations and individual investors, offering a wide range of investment strategies across a variety of investment disciplines.
We are committed to providing institutional-quality, actively managed solutions with a performance-centered mindset. Our expertise spans global equity, global value equity, disciplined equity, multi-asset strategies, global fixed income, alternatives and ETFs.
Privately controlled and independent, we focus solely on investment management. This empowers us to align our decisions with client expectations and concentrate on their long-term money management needs.
Our culture of winning behaviors exemplifies our dedication to clients every single day. Delivering investment results enables us to distribute over 40% of our dividends—more than $1.7 billion — to the Stowers Institute for Medical Research, a 500-person, non-profit basic biomedical research organization with a controlling interest in American Century Investments. Our dividend payments provide ongoing financial support for the Institute’s work of uncovering the causes, treatments and prevention of life-threatening diseases, like cancer.
Headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., we also have offices located in New York; London; Hong Kong; Frankfurt; Sydney; Los Angeles; and Mountain View, Calif. (Silicon Valley).
For more information, please visit americancentury.com.
We are looking for a Compensation Consultant to develop, craft, build and implement comprehensive fixed and variable total compensation strategies and practices for the operational support areas at American Century. You will serve as the compensation strategist to develop innovative plans and programs that encourage employee attraction, optimal performance, retention and the achievement of strategic objectives.
Manage incentive plan design and administration by benchmarking market incentive plans and pay, influencing plan design improvements, and coordinating all tools and processes to execute tracking and payouts
Review compensation practices to support compliance with federal and local laws and regulations such as the FLSA; develop corrective action plans if needed
Ensure total compensation programs meet the changing needs and strategies of the firm by assessing change in the organization, industry and leading practices
Maintain current, extensive technical knowledge of compensation practices, trends and legislative/regulatory activities as they affect the organization and compensation policies and programs
Conduct internal and external job analysis by participating in salary surveys to ensure market data is valid and useful to ensure appropriate classification and grading of jobs
Develop salary structures; recommend annual compensation review guidelines
Bachelor's degree or equivalent and 4 years of related Compensation experience
Demonstrated knowledge of job analysis and market pricing, and compensation pay practices necessary to develop and provide recommendations
Sophisticated analytical proficiency to address problems of diverse scope requiring the evaluation of identifiable factors. Advanced PC skills (Microsoft Office) required to select methods and techniques for acquiring solutions
Demonstrated interpersonal verbal and written communication skills in order to partner with senior management
Sophisticated presentation skills vital to build and conduct training and inform customers, management and team members
Direct experience maintaining compensation data in Workday
Strong process innovator who applies business knowledge and acuity
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
American Century Investments believes all individuals are entitled to equal employment opportunity and advancement opportunities without regard to race, religious creed, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age for individuals forty years of age and older, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, and any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local laws. ACI does not discriminate or adopt any policy that discriminates against an individual or any group of individuals on any of these bases.
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