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Senior Manager, Compensation



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 25, 2023
<div class="content-intro"> <h1><strong>Who We Are</strong></h1> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">At Justworks, you’ll enjoy a welcoming and casual environment, great benefits, wellness program offerings, company retreats, and the ability to interact with and learn from leaders in the startup community. We work hard and care about our most prized asset - our people.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">We’re helping businesses get off the ground by enabling them to focus on running their business. We solve HR issues. We’re data-driven and never stop iterating. If you’d like to work in a supportive, entrepreneurial environment, are interested in building something meaningful and having fun while doing it, we’d love to hear from you.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">We're united by shared goals and shared motivations at Justworks. These are best summed up in our company values, which are reflected in our product and in our team.</span></p> <p><a href=""><span style="font-weight:400;">Our Values</span></a></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">If this sounds like you, you’ll fit right in.</span></p> </div><h1> <strong>Who You Are</strong> </h1> <p> <span style="font-weight:400;">Justworks is hiring a Senior Manager, Compensation to join our People Team to lead the design and implementation of compensation programs that are competitive, cost-effective and aligned with the company’s overall business objectives. You will have the opportunity to create impact across the business, building on our established foundation and creating compensation best practices as we build a company for the ages.</span> </p> <p> <span style="font-weight:400;">As a Professional Employee Organization (PEO), Justworks administers benefits for over 110,000 customers, a feat we would not be able to achieve without our greatest asset - our people. The Senior Manager, Compensation will play an important role in supporting our growing internal employee population of 1,000+ employees by administering compensation, benefits, and employee status changes.</span> </p> <p> <span style="font-weight:400;">As Senior Manager of Compensation, you will be accountable for leading and supporting the compensation function with a focus on continuous improvement, supporting the build out of job architecture that enables career paths and growth of this exciting company, and ensuring our pay structure and practices are fair, equitable and compliant. Identifying and eliminating inefficiencies that will improve the internal operations of Justworks will be a key part of this role.</span> </p> <p> <span style="font-weight:400;">Reporting to the Director of Compensation, the Senior Manager of Compensation will oversee the design, management, evolution, and ongoing optimization of existing and new compensation strategies and programs. These areas will include executive, salaried, hourly, sales commission, and equity.</span> </p> <p> <span style="font-weight:400;">Additionally, as Justworks continues to refine its Human Capital Management (HCM) systems, you will play an essential role in ensuring that all systems and processes associated with compensation are designed appropriately and that compensation processes within the system and organization operate smoothly. Importantly, you will ensure equity and compliance among all our compensation programs and play a vital role in the communication and education of all compensation practices.</span> </p> <h1> <strong>Your Success Profile</strong> </h1> <h2> <strong>What You Will Work On</strong> </h2> <ul> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Be a subject matter expert on all compensation matters, including job leveling, market analysis benchmarking, survey participation, pay equality, policies, and compliance.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Develops creative solutions to compensation-related challenges that balance business considerations with retention and engagement objectives.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Monitor and analyze existing compensation programs and recommend changes to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Responsible for continuously iterate or enhance our existing compensation philosophy as required</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Consult with management and People team colleagues on employee compensation matters.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Serve as a trusted consultant to business leaders on broad compensation topics.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Lead all annual merit, promotions, and option refresh cycles, including budget, communication, training, systems, and administration.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Work collaboratively with management and People Partners on compensation challenges and solutions, including off-cycle payments, departmental comp reviews/realignment, special payments.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Partner with Recruiting, HRBPs, Finance and other stakeholders to develop training materials, talking points, guidance on compensation in order to attract, recruit retain top talent.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Collaborate with sales leaders to design competitive sales commission plans.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Ensure compliance with regard to all regulatory changes affecting compensation and benefits plans, including Equal Pay, FLSA, ERISA and Sarbanes Oxley.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Activate more automations by leveling existing compensation systems, tools, and third-party vendors.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Lead special analyses, projects and initiatives as required.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Perform other duties as needed based on department and/or organizational needs</span></li> </ul> <h2> <strong>How You Will Do Your Work</strong> </h2> <p> <span style="font-weight:400;">As a Senior Manager of Compensation, </span> <em> <span style="font-weight:400;">how</span> </em> <span style="font-weight:400;"> results are achieved is paramount for your success and ultimately result in our success as an organization. In this role, your foundational knowledge, skills, abilities and personal attributes are anchored in the following competencies:</span> </p> <ul> <li> <strong>Consultative </strong><span style="font-weight:400;">- takes an approach that focuses on building relationships with others, understanding their problems, and developing solutions to their challenges through open-ended questions and active listening.</span> </li> </ul> <ul> <li> <strong>Detail-oriented </strong><span style="font-weight:400;">- exercises extreme attention to detail; is thorough, accurate, organized, and productive and seeks to understand both the cause and effect of a situation.</span> </li> </ul> <ul> <li> <strong>Initiative and motivation </strong><span style="font-weight:400;">- identifying what needs to be done and doing it before being asked or before the situation requires it.</span> </li> </ul> <ul> <li> <strong>Functional expertise </strong><span style="font-weight:400;">- subject matter expertise of specific function(s), including knowledge of principles, practices, and domain knowledge.</span> </li> </ul> <ul> <li> <strong>Clear communication </strong><span style="font-weight:400;">- the ability to articulate thoughts and express ideas effectively using oral, written, visual and non-verbal communication skills, as well as listening skills to gain understanding.</span> </li> </ul> <p> <span style="font-weight:400;">In addition, all Justworkers focus on aligning their behaviors to our core values known as COGIS. It stands for:</span> </p> <ul> <li style="font-weight:400;"> <strong>Camaraderie</strong><span style="font-weight:400;"> - Day to day you can be seen working together toward a higher purpose. You like to have fun. You’re an active listener, treat people respectfully, and have a strong desire to know and help others.</span> </li> <li style="font-weight:400;"> <strong>Openness</strong><span style="font-weight:400;"> - Your default is to be open. You're willing to share information, understand other perspectives, and consider new possibilities. You’re curious, ask open questions, and are receptive to thoughts and feedback from others.</span> </li> <li style="font-weight:400;"> <strong>Grit </strong><span style="font-weight:400;">- You demonstrate grit by having the courage to commit and persevere. You’re committed, earnest, and dive in to get the job done well with a positive attitude.</span> </li> <li style="font-weight:400;"> <strong>Integrity</strong><span style="font-weight:400;"> - Simply put, do what you say and say what you'll do. You’re honest and forthright, have a strong moral compass, and strive to match your words with your actions while leading by example.</span> </li> <li style="font-weight:400;"> <strong>Simplicity</strong><span style="font-weight:400;"> - Be like Einstein: “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler.”</span> </li> </ul> <h2> <strong>Qualifications</strong> </h2> <ul> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Minimum 7 years of experience in compensation management, including significant experience in design and implementation of essential compensation programs and processes, as well as creating and managing incentive programs (performance awards, options, commission, etc.)</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) certificate highly preferred</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Knowledge of all federal, state and local regulations and compliance requirements related to employee compensation</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Proven ability in leading and influencing key senior stakeholders</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Proven ability to analyze data, interpret trends, develop recommendations and communicate comp data to various audiences</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Strong managerial focus with a demonstrated ability to coach and develop talent within the team</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Expert level experience with financial and data modeling/analysis using Excel Google Sheets</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Experience working with the compensation committees and board of directors</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Strong interpersonal skills, leadership ability, and a natural collaborator</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Prior experience with the IPO process preferred</span></li> </ul> <p> <span style="font-weight:400;">The base wage range for this position based in our New York City Office is targeted at $155,500.00 to $178,825.00 per year.</span> </p> <p> <span data-sheets-value='{"1":2,"2":"#LI-Hybrid"}' data-sheets-userformat='{"2":277027,"3":{"1":0},"4":{"1":2,"2":16777215},"8":{"1":[{"1":2,"2":0,"5":{"1":2,"2":0}},{"1":0,"2":0,"3":3},{"1":1,"2":0,"4":1}]},"12":0,"14":{"1":2,"2":2236962},"15":"Arial","16":11,"21":1}'>#LI-Hybrid #LI-KK1</span> </p><div class="content-conclusion"> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">Actual compensation is based on multiple factors that are unique to each candidate, including and not limited to skill set, level of relevant experience, and specific work location. </span><span style="font-weight:400;">Salary ranges for positions based in other locations may differ based on the cost of labor in that location.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">For more information about Justworks’ Total Reward Philosophy, including all of the perks and benefits we are proud to offer our team members, please visit </span><a href="">Total Rewards @ Justworks</a><span style="font-weight:400;">.</span></p> <h1><strong>Diversity At Justworks</strong></h1> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">Justworks is committed to maintaining a workplace where diversity of identity, culture, and life experience is the norm and is celebrated authentically and respected consistently. Diversity in our work, our people, and our product drives creativity and innovation, entrepreneurial leadership and integrity, competitiveness, and collaboration throughout our business and in the market. We depend on our differences to make our team stronger, our workplace more dynamic, and our product accessible to all of our customers.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight:400;">We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer open to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or familial status, disability, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.</span></p> <p><a href="*1arv786*_ga*MTYwMTY0NDI0LjE2NjYwMjIxODE.*_ga_6PP025X83Z*MTY3MzAyNTIwMi4zNS4xLjE2NzMwMzUxMzYuNDQuMC4w*_fplc*a2lubFc5aW5nTlVoJTJGRVN1elBlY09QVzB6SyUyRjM3SW85TFFWMVhacnUyZmV5WktuQndyM0UwRkZTJTJGS3VCTlFuY0tkNEZ0N2hPTXNCejdCQnlJaktmTTBlNUxJN1dzcWdwaFdKdXJTeDBrY3FsMW1QV1MyNjV0cU9tYTRQTnNnJTNEJTNE" target="_blank"><span style="font-weight:400;">Our DEIB Report </span></a>and <a href=""><span style="font-weight:400;">Our DEI Commitment</span></a></p> </div>
Justworks is an equal opportunity employer.
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