Senior Executive Compensation Analyst in Cleveland, OH at Key Bank- Corporate

Date Posted: 6/19/2018

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  • Location:
    100 Public Square
    Cleveland, OH
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Job Description


With limited guidance, facilitates day-to-day execution of deferred compensation plans, equity programs and executive compensation including design, implementation and administration of the plans and programs. Assists with preparing materials for Board and management level committee meetings related to a wide range of executive and equity compensation topics.


Executive Compensation
  • Assists with the strategy and design for deferred compensation, equity programs, corporate annual incentive plans, executive compensation and director compensation programs.
  • Prepares materials for the Compensation Committee of the Board and management level compensation and benefits oversight committee.
  • Collaborates with internal finance, legal, compensation and human resource partners to develop, review and/or draft recommendations that require Committee review and approval.
  • Drafts and/or reviews documents and collaborates with partners and stakeholders.
  • Prepares elements of the Compensation Discussion and Analysis and proxy compensation tables and footnotes. Reviews peer proxies for trends.
  • Leads the analysis, design, and implementation of Key’s long-term incentive compensation program, including preparing and facilitating the process for annual grants, modeling the impact of any changes to design, and developing comprehensive communication plans.
  • Works closely with internal HR partners, the legal department, corporate accounting and payroll teams regarding complex offers, equity taxation, legal issues, etc.
  • Leads the job analysis and evaluation for compensation of board-reported executives.
  • Developes and executes on executive compensation and equity related communications. Supports the Total Rewards philosophy and framework.
  • Analyzes executive and long-term compensation data in order to determine trends, anomalies, and gaps. Utilizes analytical insights to develop and present meaningful recommendations.
  • Ensures compliance with relevant regulations and laws and handles internal and external audit requests. Monitors legislative developments that relate to executive compensation.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Leadership: Work Leadership. Regularly provides project management or team leadership to a group of employees, but does not have formal supervisory responsibility. Leading and directing is restricted to monitoring work and providing guidance on escalated issues. Most of work time is spent performing many of the same duties they are leading.

Critical Thinking / Analysis to Insights: Work is substantially complex, varied, and regularly requires the selection and application of technical and detailed guidelines. Independent judgment is required to identify, select, and apply the most appropriate methods as well as interpret precedent. Supervision received typically consists of providing direction and feedback on more complex projects, new job duties and priorities.

Business Acumen: Knows and leverages competition’s strategy and market trends; contributes to client / corporate strategy – anticipates needs.

Strong business/financial knowledge; understands client’s / industry strategy; knows our competition and how business works. Continued growth of industry knowledge and practice.

Presentation Development & Delivery: Demonstrated presentation development; tailors message as needed; audience includes LOB clients, Key’s employees and management.

Client Interaction / Relationship Building Skills: Proven relationship-building skills with senior to executive level management and cross-functional teams; strong interpersonal skills.

Consulting / Influence: Demonstrated influencing ability though analytical insights, developing and presenting meaningful recommendations, industry knowledge, business acumen and LOB / corporate knowledge.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • 7+ years business experience; HR, Compensation, Finance or Legal experience preferred
  • Strong MS Excel and Powerpoint skills
  • Finance and business acumen
  • Strong analytic abilities
  • Strong organization skills with attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, both verbally and written

KeyCorp's roots trace back 190 years to Albany, New York. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Key is one of the nation's largest bank-based financial services companies, with assets of approximately $134.5 billion at March 31, 2017. Key provides deposit, lending, cash management, insurance, and investment services to individuals and businesses in 15 states under the name KeyBank National Association through a network of more than 1,200 branches and more than 1,500 ATMs. Key also provides a broad range of sophisticated corporate and investment banking products, such as merger and acquisition advice, public and private debt and equity, syndications, and derivatives to middle market companies in selected industries throughout the United States under the KeyBanc Capital Markets trade name. KeyBank is Member FDIC.

KeyBank has administrative services in place that help support the business. These include: Finance, Human Resources, Legal, and Marketing. KeyBank’s Corporate Center supports strategic initiatives through multiple teams which provide distinctly different, yet interrelated, disciplines for the KeyBank Leadership team and its business groups. The Corporate Center protects and enhances Key’s brand through thoughtful and deliberate messaging and responsible banking. Our proactive approach and significant expertise engage both internal and external constituents – employees, clients, shareholders, investors, regulators, legislators, community advocates – by adding value, positively influencing their perceptions, and instilling a sense of confidence in Key.


KeyCorp is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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