Job Location:
Los Angeles

Established in 1995, Oaktree Capital Management is a leader and pioneer in alternative investments.  We manage $164 billion of assets in Credit, Private Equity, Real Assets and Listed Equities, leveraging over 1,000 employees in 19 cities and 14 countries.

Our investment philosophy consists of six enduring tenets: risk control, consistency, market inefficiency, specialization, de-emphasis of macro-forecasting and disavowal of market timing.  These tenets are central to our opportunistic and value-oriented approach. 

Oaktree is looking to hire a senior compensation and analytics analyst or Assistant Vice President to work on the compensation team:

Responsibilities will include:

  • Partnering with the Head of Compensation to execute annual compensation processes including, but not limited to, forecasting & budgeting and compensation program design

  • Assist in managing the annual year-end compensation planning process and reporting process while partnering with HR business partners and other colleagues to facilitate recommendations and pay actions

  • Participation in the development, deployment and administration of compensation plans that are fair, competitive, supportive of organizational strategies and compliant with company direction, local laws, pay equity or other statutory requirements

  • Monitoring and analyzing market trends, including conducting benchmarking analyses via external market surveys and working with external providers & consultants on internal data submissions

  • Partnering with the Talent team to craft communications related to annual compensation planning, compensation analyses and related initiatives

  • Supporting and advising on compensation related activities, including new hire offers, promotions, transfers, budget allocation/forecasting and top talent retention

  • Developing and documenting procedures to streamline processes and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements

Experience required

  • A Bachelor’s degree and a minimum 3-5 years or more of post-college experience in internal compensation-related role or compensation consulting

  • Results and detail oriented/driven, with strong analytical, organizational, and consultancy skills

  • Ability to draw conclusions, themes, and trends from data analysis and communicate results effectively

  • Flexible and able to adapt to a fast-paced and changing work environment with a high level of dedication and commitment to quality work product

  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently and work under time constraints, managing to due dates and timelines

  • Ability to work collaboratively and cultivate strong partnerships with HR partners and colleagues

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office required; Analytical experience strongly preferred (e.g., numerical research, data analysis, Excel modeling)

  • Working knowledge of Workday and/or Beqom software platforms a plus

Equal Opportunity Employment Policy

Oaktree is committed to diversity and to equal opportunity employment. Oaktree does not make employment decisions on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, past or present physical or mental disability, HIV status, medical condition as defined by state law (genetic characteristics or cancer), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, veteran status, military service,  marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic violence victim status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state and local laws and ordinances. This policy applies to hiring, placement, internal promotions, training, opportunities for advancement, recruitment advertising, transfers, demotions, layoffs, terminations, recruitment advertising, rates of pay and other forms of compensation and all other terms, conditions and privileges of employment.

This policy applies to all Oaktree applicants, employees, clients, and contractors.