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Compensation Associate

  • Job Number 529222
  • Type Permanent
  • Location Greenwich, CT
  • Pay $100,000 - $135,000
  • Referral Bonus $250

Compensation Associate

Job Description:

Our client, a global investment/private equity firm, seeks to hire a Compensation Associate for their growing Management Company.

With a 20+ year track record and $18B AUM, our client continues to be a dominant force within their space. They are now looking for bright, driven professionals with the interest and ability to help them scale for future growth.

Compensation Associate
As a Compensation Analyst, you will report directly to the Corporate Controller while working closely with the Human Resource team. You will be responsible for monthly payroll, strategically selecting and implementing a payroll platform, and performing analysis around all aspects of compensation planning - annual bonus computations, annual planning for headcount etc.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Own, prepare and validate payroll for all US employees.
  • Oversight of outsourced payroll functions of UK and Japan operations
  • Take a lead role in improving payroll process and systems
  • Manage the employee compensation portion of the annual budget planning process
  • Assess current and future year budget impacts on hiring plans and compensation changes.


    Qualifications & Experience:
  • 5+ years of related work experience
  • BA/BS in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • Experience working with software applications, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and HRIS systems
  • Demonstrated experience solving complex problems using various data analysis techniques
  • Familiarity with all aspects of the payroll process, from hiring/onboarding, bi-weekly payroll, bonus calculations, severance, special payments, etc.
  • Experience interacting with diverse levels of leadership, specifically in a project or major client capacity
  • Experience summarizing results and developing/producing management reports
  • Experience building and managing project plans