EY Equity Incentives Manager - Legal - Sydney in NS, Australia

Title: Equity Incentives Manager - Legal - Sydney

Location: AU-NS-Sydney

Job Number: SYD0034I

At EY, we'll help you fulfil your career aspirations. We know it's your point of view, energy and enthusiasm that make the difference. Due to continued success and growth, an exciting opportunity exists for a Manager or Senior Manager to join our highly regarded People Advisory Services group in the diverse area of Talent & Reward.

People Advisory Services (PAS) shapes and delivers the part of business strategy that depends on people. As a PAS professional, you will have the opportunity to work with global clients to understand and address some of their largest and most complex people-related challenges, and ultimately improve and drive valuable and sustainable business results. We focus on engagements that relate to performance, talent, systems, reward, mobility and analytics.

With so many offerings, you have the opportunity to develop your career through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. That’s how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.


About PAS Reward

EY’s PAS Reward team is Oceania’s largest specialist executive, board and employee reward advisory practice with over 70 professional staff across Australia and New Zealand.

The breadth of our team means greater market exposure, EY having recently worked with two thirds of the ASX 100 and three quarters of the ASX 50 on Reward engagements.

Want to be part of this exciting team?

Join as our new Legal and Governance Manager in our Reward team. You’ll help provide advice on the legal, tax, commercial and board governance implications of remuneration arrangements, incentive plans, and broader remuneration and governance issues. Your consultancy experience and legal knowledge gained from delivering executive and employee equity plan advice will allow you to make a valid contribution to your new team.

You will be responsible for:

  • Designing and drafting equity and cash incentive plans that align with company strategy

  • Advising on board governance and compliance with Corporations Act and Listing Rules

  • Supporting company AGMs and stakeholder management

  • Advising on CEO and senior executive appointments and terminations

  • Managing multiple projects and relationships with key stakeholders (both external and internal)

  • Managing client relationships and interact with senior management of a diverse range of clients

  • Coaching and mentoring junior staffTo be successful in this role you will have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in law

  • Experience advising boards and management on governance, remuneration and incentive plans

  • Sound analytical skills

  • Excellent time and people management capabilities

  • Ability to remain focused and productive in a fast paced environment. This position offers tremendous opportunities and we will provide an excellent remuneration package commensurate to the candidate with the right skill set and experience.