Specialist, Executive Compensation (Equity Programs)

Lake County, Illinois
May 25, 2021
Administration, Finance
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
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Specialist, Executive Compensation (Equity Programs) – Grade 14

AbbVie's Executive Compensation leadership seeks a Specialist /analyst/consultant to administer, analyze and support our equity and executive compensation function. The right candidate for this role will be highly energetic and ready for a challenge.

This role provides support to the executive compensation team, worldwide, with direct support to the Director, Equity Programs.


Core Job Responsibilities

  • Support the administration/communication process of the long-term incentive compensation programs.
  • Support the executive compensation function in day-to-day activities such as program administration, data survey submissions, market analyses, executive offer recommendations, ad hoc reports, and executive payroll monitoring/verification.
  • Lead the administrative process of creating equity materials, including report drafting and analysis, for senior level management and Board of Directors.
  • Maintain all historical executive equity compensation data in accurate and usable form.
  • Ensure the accuracy and timely delivery of all reporting and communications related to compensation programs.


Basic Requirements:

  • 2-3 years’ experience in equity administration, executive compensation, consulting, or similar HR or Finance analytical role.
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel is preferred.
  • Previous equity administration and board compensation analysis and communication experience is preferred.
  • Able to multi-task and work in an environment with multiple deadlines.
    Successful in environments that require working both independently and as part of a team, with initiative and accuracy.
  • Experience executing processes and ensuring compliance with policy, legal and administrative requirements.
  • Strong collaboration and interpersonal skills to establish and maintain relationships with internal and external partners.
  • Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required.


Core Attributes:  Critical Thinking, Business Acumen, Operational Excellence, Collaboration, Ambiguity, Attention to Detail, Initiative/Drive for Excellence, Customer Focus, Continuous Improvement.

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