Compensation and Benefits Associate

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-6509

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The compensation function is responsible for the design, development, implementation and administration of all employee related compensation programs, including MEPs, carried interest/co-investment, equity as well as year-end incentive compensation in multiple regulatory jurisdictions.

Client Details

This role is a global leading private equity business serving high-net-worth private and institutional clients based in Bahrain offices.


The responsibilities will include

• Work with the rest of the team in the delivering the annual Compensation processes, including year-end bonus cycle, annual base salary review and other annual Compliance deliverables and reporting requirements
• Assist with any compensation matter related to strategic initiatives, fund vehicles and partnerships for carried interest and co-investment plans.
• Assist with the Employee Co-Investment Portal (ECIP) to facilitate employee co-investment in Investcorp's product.
• Assist function heads with personnel-related tasks arising upon establishing new line of businesses/products/funds
• Work with external legal, tax, and market data advisors for our various programs or initiatives, and ensure the team remains up-to-date with relevant tax and regulatory developments.
• Work with internal operations team and various third party vendors (Anaplan, EWM, CITCO, etc.) to ensure a robust, flexible and accurate execution of our compensation processes.
• Perform ad-hoc duties that may be assigned from time to time, including ongoing project support for the Compensation team.

Job Offer

• A Salary of $70,000 - $100,000


The Successful candidate will have/be

• Minimum of 6-7 years prior experience in a private equity / hedge fund structuring, compensation or finance role (US and UK preferred)
• Strong technical, analytical and verbal reasoning skills
• Proven ability to critically read, digest and apply legislative provisions
• Strong IT skills including strong Excel ability
• Ability to adapt to new technologies
• Good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with peers and clients
• High level of integrity and ability to maintain highly confidential information
• Strong Bachelors/Undergraduate degree essential

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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