Senior Specialist, Total Rewards (Compensation)

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Date: Jun 2, 2024

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Company: Deloitte

Job Type: Permanent 
Reference code: 125573   
Primary Location: Toronto, ON  
All Available Locations: Montreal, QC; Brossard, QC; Burlington, ON; Calgary, AB; Edmonton, AB; Fredericton, NB; Halifax, NS; Kanata, ON; Kitchener, ON; Langley, BC; Laval, QC; Moncton, NB; Ottawa, ON; Quebec City, QC; Regina, SK; Saint John, NB; Saskatoon, SK; St. John's, NL; Toronto, ON; Vancouver, BC; Vaughan, ON; Victoria, BC; Windsor, ON; Winnipeg, MB 


Our Purpose


At Deloitte, we are driven to inspire and help our people, organization, communities, and country to thrive. Our Purpose is to build a better future by accelerating and expanding access to knowledge. Purpose defines who we are and gives us reason to exist as an organization.

By living our Purpose, we will make an impact that matters.


  • Have many careers in one Firm.
  • Enjoy flexible, proactive, and practical benefits that foster a culture of well-being and connectedness.
  • Be expected to share your ideas and to make them a reality.


What will your typical day look like?

The Senior Specialist, Total Rewards aligns under, Specialized Services within the People Experience team. This team provides administrative, transactional and specialized operational support to meet business needs through end-to-end lifecycle consultation with exceptional customer service. In this role, you will:

  • Support effective administration of compensation programs including market survey participation, annual salary and bonus review process, data analysis, and pay equity;
  • Support the design and implementation of compensation management processes, including but not limited to:
  • Conducting market research and job comparison analysis (compensation market pricing)providing results and recommendations to the Talent Advisor and business;
  • Coordinating the annual compensation review cycle for assigned services including financial modelling of both base salary and variable pay programs;
  • Leveraging the input of Talent Advisors, Business Leaders and market data, help design compensation strategies that are relevant for the business and strategically aligned to its priorities;
  • Supporting the business in understanding compensation strategy, policies, and practices by providing consultation and guidance with the support of the Senior Manager, Total Rewards;
  • Providing reporting and analysis of key metrics for the business as required;
  • Review and development of leadership communication materials to support Total Rewards programs;
  • Manage projects, working across multiple stakeholders;
  • Review compensation policies to ensure continued alignment with legislation and best practices, while also providing support and education to clients on policy application queries as required;
  • Identify enhancements in support of creating efficiencies;
  • Respond to and redirect HR inquiries appropriately.

About the team

People Experience is a tiered, centralized team, providing a scalable platform to respond to changing business needs, and drive continuous improvement across the Culture and People Office function. The team is the face of HR to the business and delivers people inquiry, intake management, program services, and people leader services (aligned to lifecycle stage and Workplace Experience pillars). With a focus on the employee journey, People Experience delivers end-to-end operational experiences through defined processes that are standard for all business segments.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you

You are someone who has:

  • Approximately 4-5 years of compensation or equivalent HR function experience, ideally in a large (5,000 to10,000 employee), national, multi-discipline, multi-location environment;
  • Ability to create insight from data;
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel with proven ability to create complex formulas, pivot tables, vlook-ups, and conditional statements;
  • Strong numeric, data manipulation, spreadsheet, and analytical skills;
  • Strong understanding of compensation policies and practices, with ability to assist in working through questions or unique situations;
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills, which you use to forge strong connections and work collaboratively across all levels of the firm;
  • Experience in coordinating an annual compensation review cycle;
  • Ability to prepare clear and compelling presentation materials and reports in support of HR activities;
  • High attention to detail;
  • Relevant university or college degree (HR, Business, Administration); CCP designation or in progress would be considered an asset;
  • Due to the nature of the role having interactions with National & Global clients, English is required for this position.

Total Rewards

The salary range for this position is $69,000 - $114,000, and individuals may be eligible to participate in our bonus program. Deloitte is fair and competitive when it comes to the salaries of our people. We regularly benchmark across a variety of positions, industries, sectors, targets, and levels. Our approach is grounded on recognizing people's unique strengths and contributions and rewarding the value that they deliver.

Our Total Rewards Package extends well beyond traditional compensation and benefit programs and is designed to recognize employee contributions, encourage personal wellness, and support firm growth.  Along with a competitive base salary and variable pay opportunities, we offer a wide array of initiatives that differentiate us as a people-first organization. Some representative examples include: $4,000 per year for mental health support benefits, a $1,300 flexible benefit spending account, 38+ days off (including 10 firm-wide closures known as "Deloitte Days"), flexible work arrangements and a hybrid work structure.


Our promise to our people: Deloitte is where potential comes to life.


Be yourself, and more.

We are a group of talented people who want to learn, gain experience, and develop skills. Wherever you are in your career, we want you to advance.

You shape how we make impact.

Diverse perspectives and life experiences make us better. Whoever you are and wherever you’re from, we want you to feel like you belong here. We provide flexible working options to support you and how you can contribute. Be the leader you want to be.

Be the leader you want to be

Some guide teams, some change culture, some build essential expertise. We offer opportunities and experiences that support your continuing growth as a leader.

Have as many careers as you want.

We are uniquely able to offer you new challenges and roles – and prepare you for them. We bring together people with unique experiences and talents, and we are the place to develop a lasting network of friends, peers, and mentors. Our TVP is about relationships – between leaders and their people, the firm and its people, peers, and within in our communities.

The next step is yours


At Deloitte, we are all about doing business inclusively – that starts with having diverse colleagues of all abilities. Deloitte encourages applications from all qualified candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada. This includes, but is not limited to, people with disabilities, candidates from Indigenous communities, and candidates from the Black community in support of living our values, creating a culture of Diversity Equity and Inclusion and our commitment to our AccessAbility Action PlanReconciliation Action Plan and the BlackNorth Initiative.

We encourage you to connect with us at if you require an accommodation for the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms or other accommodations) or  for any questions relating to careers for Indigenous peoples at Deloitte (First Nations, Inuit, Métis).

By applying to this job you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte experience globally.
Deloitte Canada has 30 offices with representation across most of the country. We acknowledge our offices reside on traditional, treaty and unceded territories as part of Turtle Island and is still home to many First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples. We are all Treaty people.

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