Senior Compensation Analyst

Corporate office in Los Angeles, CA



Opportunity Description: Senior Compensation Analyst

Location:   Corporate office in Los Angeles, CA

About Kilroy Realty

  • Kilroy Realty is a dynamic, $10 billion publicly-traded real estate company that is looking to add to its team of superstars.
  • We believe our diverse team, commitment to excellence, superior growth prospects, premium office and mixed-use properties and our exciting and innovative development platform make us the premier publicly-traded Real Estate Investment Trust on the West Coast and developer, with a major presence in San Diego, Greater Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay Area, the Pacific Northwest and now Texas.
  • Our collaborative open work environment, dynamic team approach and exciting transactions create continued opportunities for growth and challenge and inspire our employees.
  • As part of our core values, we are committed to sustainability and the environment and, as a result, we are recognized as the North American leader in sustainability.
  • Our team is like our family. We have over 70 years of experience developing, acquiring and managing office and mixed-use real estate assets and have many employees who have been at the company for more than 15 years.
  • We have a promote-from-within culture and accessible executives with open door policies. We consistently encourage our team to facilitate change, leverage technology and recommend process improvement.
  • We have a flexible work attire policy that allows for jeans to be worn everyday. We believe in a modern workplace where our goal is to inspire and create opportunity for our entire team.
  • Please visit our website at:

About the Opportunity

This position reports to the Manager, Compensation Accounting and Analysis.

Opportunity Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and/or Finance
  • 3+ years of compensation-related experience
  • Prior compensation/stock and deferred compensation experience preferred
  • Previous experience with 409A, corporate tables, debits and credits preferred
  • Superior analytical and Excel skills, with the ability to perform complicated financial analysis relating to both cash and equity-based compensation programs and structures
  • Previous experience with administering and accounting for both equity and cash deferred compensation plans preferred
  • Previous experience drafting annual Proxy and Form 10-Q/10-K compensation disclosures preferred
  • Previous experience with online cash and equity compensation administration platforms a plus
  • Articulate, decisive communicator who thrives in a collaborative environment and communicates clearly and concisely with a wide spectrum of individuals in both verbal and written form
  • High attention to detail and a strong work ethic
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Impeccable integrity, discretion, proper judgment and excellent reputation

Summary of Responsibilities

The core responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Responsible for oversight of company compensation programs administration and reporting, including equity based and deferred compensation Specific areas of accountability include:
    • Responsible for working with 3rd party service providers to maintain the accuracy of the databases for both equity-based compensation awards and deferred compensation; assist with calculations and transmission of data to 3rd party systems for all new equity awards, dividends, vesting’s and distributions
    • Ensuring compensation, including annual cash incentive and equity-based compensation, is recorded in accordance with GAAP and the Company’s accounting policies
    • Overseeing and performing key control activities around compensation to ensure they are performed timely and in accordance the Company’s documented policies and procedures
    • Overseeing the compensation budgeting and forecasting process working directly with Payroll and Human Resource teams; responsible for reviewing budget to actual variance analysis and providing executive level summaries of the same
    • Drafting and reviewing compensation related disclosures in annual Proxy statement
    • Drafting and reviewing compensation related disclosures in Forms 10 -Q/10-K
    • Assisting with oversight of 401k Plan including overseeing the annual audit and Form 5500 filing process
  • Collaborating with HR, Legal and Accounting team in implementing compensation programs, policies and practices
  • Assisting CAO & VP, Corporate Counsel in providing compensation related data or presentation materials to the company’s compensation consultant and/or Compensation Committee of the Board
  • Working closely with CAO, CFO and other senior executives assisting with the year -end annual compensation review process including compiling and analyzing merit increases, cash bonus and equity award recommendations
  • Working closely with CAO to prepare ad hoc analyses for CFO and CEO relating to cost and other considerations for proposed compensation structures
  • Working closely with the Accounting team to research and analyze compensation structures to determine appropriate accounting treatment and draft position papers documenting the Company’s technical accounting conclusions for compensation transactions
  • Working closely with VP of Taxes to ensure tax calculations are prepared, reviewed, processed timely and provided to payroll for equity-based compensation awards
  • Assisting the EVP, CAO & VP of HR in compiling date to participate in market surveys

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