Manager, Compensation

Posted: 9/14/2018

Location: New York City, New York (US)
Function: Operations & Strategy
Specialty: Operations
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

Role Summary

The Compensation Manager will manage compensation programs – salary merit process, bonus planning and long-term incentive plans. Conduct data analysis related to the design, delivery and ongoing evaluation of compensation programs, including base pay, short and long-term incentives, sales compensation, employee recognition, and deferred compensation.


  • Work with internal HR team to address compensation-related issues
  • Manage compensation programs – salary merit process, bonus plan, long-term incentive plans
  • Assist with assessment of current compensation levels and mix relative to the external market and to internal peers
  • Assist with preparation of compensation-related communication materials
  • Provide explanation of compensation programs – salary merit process, bonus plan, long-term incentive plans, and deferred compensation plans – to employees and HR generalists, as needed
  • Evaluate market and economic trends to recommend adjustments to compensation
  • Assist in the design and maintenance of job catalog
  • Regularly provide analysis to assess effectiveness and quality of compensation plans and programs
  • Research best practices internally and externally and apply key findings to achieve position objectives
  • Prepare reports summarizing compensation programs for executive and employee meetings
  • Understand and be comfortable communicating executive-level compensation and benefit plans
  • Serve as a liaison for compensation with other functional areas including Benefits (i.e., retirement), HR Operations (i.e., HRIS) and Finance (i.e., payroll)
  • Prepare summary exhibits to illustrate outcomes from merit planning, bonus planning, and equity grants
  • Serve as key contact and resource for business unit HR teams
  • Manage projects such as survey participation and analysis, compensation integration for mergers and acquisitions
  • Work with HR Operations team to ensure SAP system meets compensation needs and is updated to reflect changes to job catalog, bonus programs, etc.
  • Qualifications/Requirements


    Basic Qualifications


    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Minimum 5 years compensation experience

    Eligibility Requirements

    • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
    • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
    • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
    • Must be 18 years or older


    Desired Characteristics


    • MBA or CCP preferred
    • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Human Resources, or related field preferred
    • A functional knowledge of statistics as applied in a business environment is essential
    • Strong Excel skills are vital
    • Proficiency with Word and PowerPoint is preferred
    • Knowledge and understanding of SAP is preferred
    • Must possess strong analytical and problem solving skills
    • Excellent oral and written communication/interpersonal skills are necessary
    • Must be a self-directed, creative, organized, detail-oriented, results-driven individual, with a commitment to quality and accuracy
    • Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team
    • Ability to work in a high pressure work environment is essential
    • Ability to keep confidentiality when handling sensitive information
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