Senior Director, Compensation & Total Rewards Integration @ COTY Inc.
Senior Director, Head of Executive Compensation @ TIAA-CREF
Director, HR Compensation / Executive Compensation & Equity Plans @ The New York Times Company
An experienced compensation and benefits (total rewards) professional with extensive experience in the following areas; executive compensation design, corporate compensation and benefits design, Asset Management compensation, SERP and retirement plan design, relocation, global mobility and expatriate management, international human resource policy, expatriate and foreign national taxation, sales compensation, immigration, mergers and acquisitions due diligence and compensation integration,
An experienced compensation and benefits (total rewards) professional with extensive experience in the following areas; executive compensation design, corporate compensation and benefits design, Asset Management compensation, SERP and retirement plan design, relocation, global mobility and expatriate management, international human resource policy, expatriate and foreign national taxation, sales compensation, immigration, mergers and acquisitions due diligence and compensation integration, HRIS Workday compensation module implementation. Experience in presenting to Compensation Committees, advising on governance matters, and ensuring an efficient executive compensation process.
Additional specific experience in the following areas:
Annual compensation planning
Proxy and CD&A preparation
Compensation committee materials preparation
Diligent board books and Board Vantage document management
Equity/Stock plan grant award design and vendor management
Equity/Stock plan administration
Annual merit and incentive planning and accruals
LTI and LTIP performance plan design/metrics
Compensation bench marking
Salary banding and job descriptions
Pension and SERP administration
Merger and acquisitions pre-bid due diligence
Health and Welfare Administration (Total Rewards)
Senior Director, Compensation & Total Rewards Integration @ Responsible for leading the design and implementation of a new total rewards program for the $16B acquisition of P&G Beauty. International compensation and benefits design. From August 2015 to Present (5 months) Greater New York City AreaSenior Director, Head of Executive Compensation @ Develop and implement compensation and benefit programs for TIAA-CREF.
Planning and preparation of materials for the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors, including performing research and data analysis, drawing conclusions and making recommendations. McLagan benchmarking
Manage the annual year-end compensation activities.
Designed Expatriate and Global Mobility programs and international compensation programs..
Total rewards management, RFP and vendor negotiations based on market and claim trends.
Served as the compensation lead on multiple joint ventures and acquisitions including one valued at $6.25B
Lead the preparation of the annual proxy statement, CD&A and other benefits communications.
Manage the Company’s long term performance and equity plans, establish annual grant guidelines and recommendations and manage databases.
Designed and implemented a new deferred compensation program.
Lead the evaluation, design, recommendation, implementation, communication and administration of compensation programs including base salaries, annual short and long term awards, benefits, stock ownership and other perquisites.
Work closely with the Compensation Committee’s compensation consultant.
Consulting and coordinating with legal, finance, accounting, tax, audit and payroll on executive compensation matters, and monitor shareholder and advisory firm recommendations.
Provides technical leadership, counsel and guidance on executive compensation issues, including asset management compensation best practices and trends.
Provide compensation recommendations for new hires and promotions.
Complex analysis of executive compensation data using a variety of sources, systems and methods.
Serve as the compensation lead on mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures.
Annual market pricing, salary survey participation, bench-marking and evaluation of corporate and executive level jobs to ensure internal and external market equity.
M&A due diligence From October 2013 to September 2015 (2 years) Greater New York City AreaDirector, HR Compensation / Executive Compensation & Equity Plans @ Managed the corporate and executive compensation processes and programs which encompassed annual merit, incentive, equity grant, benefits, retirement and HRIS. Workday/PeopleSoft,
Designed, implemented and administered corporate and executive short and long-term incentive programs (MBO, Expatriate, LTIP, SERP, DEC, Retirement, Equity plans)
Developed, prepared and presented materials for the compensation committee of the board of directors.
Benefits programs oversight and total rewards statement design.
Managed the process for preparing the executive compensation sections of the Company’s annual proxy, i.e. the CD&A, Compensation Summary Table, Change in Control and other relevant schedules and tables while working closely with the corporate legal department.
Annual market pricing, salary survey participation, benchmarking and evaluation of corporate and executive level jobs to ensure internal and external market equity
Implemented Workday compensation module.
Global Mobility and Expatriate program management and design
Managed the Company’s stock equity plans, established annual grant guidelines and recommendations and managed vendors.
Continuous monitoring of executive compensation, tax, SEC and accounting regulations to stay informed of all current and pending legislation as well as industry trends regarding executive compensation (409A, 162m, say-on-pay).
Provided compensation recommendations for new hires and promotions.
Developed and modeled new equity plan offerings and their associated calculations (i.e. burn rates, overhang and dilution calculations).
Designed, developed, and administered health and wellness benefit plans/programs, 401(k) Savings Plan, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).
Negotiated benefits contracts with vendors, established expense controls and monitored budgets.
Recommended benefit plan changes based on competitive trend results.
Assisted in the design of wellness programs.
Total rewards management and statements.
Workday From January 2008 to October 2013 (5 years 10 months) Greater New York City AreaManager, HR Compensation, Benefits & Expatriate Programs @ Administered the annual merit increase, bonus plan and equity grant processes.
Managed all aspects of the Company’s expatriate program, assignment letters, COLA’s, housing allowances, tax equalization.
Served as the Administrator for the Company’s Stock Plan and monthly reconciliation of outstanding shares.
Participated in salary surveys, job evaluations, documentation and bench-marking.
Worked closely with third party vendors regarding compensation surveys, expatriate tax, and stock plans, as well as with the Company’s internal Legal, Finance, Benefits and Payroll departments.
Worked closely with HR Generalists and senior management regarding compensation recommendations for new hires, promotions.
Advanced use of Excel to analyze compensation and stock data From 2007 to 2008 (1 year) Greater New York City AreaHR Manager, Compensation & Global Mobility @ Salary surveys, salary benchmarking, executive compensation and equity management.
Managed all aspects of Global Mobility for the Company which included the domestic and expatriate relocation policies as well as the immigration policies.
Prepared relocation packages and assignment letters for domestic and expatriate transferees
Conducted pre-departure briefings with transferees and their families.
Prepared expatriate assignment and domestic relocation cost projections.
Calculated expatriate compensation, cola, housing and other allowances.
Worked directly with tax provider regarding tax equalizations, tax preparation, foreign tax payments and expatriate tax gross-ups.
Managed third party relocation company vendors.
Managed the immigration process for all employee visas and green cards working in conjunction with outside legal counsel.
Consulted with HR generalists, finance and recruiting on relocation packages and new hire offers.
Assisted in preparing the compensation committee book.
Assisted in the preparation and support of financial statements and footnotes for the annual SEC filings (Form 10-K, Tally Sheets, CD&A).
Assisted in the development and management of the annual corporate HR budget (13+ million) and quarterly HR business reviews.
Launched a worldwide global benefits inventory (health, welfare & retirement) and gap analysis using BenTrack and helped establish multi-national benefit pools.
Managed the company's 401k loan program.
Open enrollment, benefit audits and FLSA From March 2001 to October 2007 (6 years 8 months) Greater New York City AreaVice President & HR Manager, Global Assignment Expatriate Services @ Managed the expatriate program for the Americas Region.
Created new and modified existing international assignment policies.
Prepared expatriate compensation packages and coordinated other assignment entitlements; transportation of household goods, property management, tax preparation, benefits, immigration, cultural training, homefinding and settling-in.
Prepared international assignment cost projections, calculated cost of living and housing allowances.
Conducted pre assignment consultations.
Managed all vendor relationships and contracts.
Managed the expatriate tax function.
Managed the Company’s immigration function.
Developed a Global Assignments intranet site and assisted in the implementation of PeopleSoft. From October 1997 to February 2001 (3 years 5 months) Greater New York City AreaSenior HR Expatriate Tax Consultant @ Prepared the expatriate payroll.
Prepared international assignment cost projections.
Calculated cost of living and housing allowances.
Reviewed tax equalization calculations and collected balances due from employees.
Revised international assignment policies.
Conducted pre-assignment consultations. From May 1994 to October 1997 (3 years 6 months) Greater New York City AreaSenior Expatriate Tax Consultant @ Reviewed and prepared expatriate and multi-state tax returns for expatriates and foreign nationals.
Reviewed and prepared expatriate tax equalization calculations for expatriates and foreign nationals.
Conducted pre-assignment tax consultations. From April 1992 to May 1994 (2 years 2 months) Greater New York City AreaExpatriate Tax Associate / Consultant @ Prepared expatriate and multi-state tax returns for expatriates and foreign nationals.
Prepared expatriate tax equalization calculations for expatriates and foreign nationals. From September 1989 to April 1992 (2 years 8 months) Greater New York City Area
Bachelor's Degree, Consumer Economics & Housing, 3.8 @ Cornell University From 1985 to 1989 Matthew Golden is skilled in: Consumer Products, Deferred Compensation, Employee Benefits, Incentive Programs, Organizational Design, Executive Compensation, Relocation, Certified Relocation Specialist, Proxy, Equity Compensation, Expatriate Management, Real Estate, 401k, Retirement Plans, Compensation Plans
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