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  • Job Number 530018
  • Type Permanent
  • Location Greenwich, CT
  • Pay $175,000 - $220,000
  • Referral Bonus $250


Job Description:

The Compensation/Payroll Manager is part of the HR Shared Services team and is responsible for managing the payroll department and ensuring that the company's pay and incentive programs are consistently administered in compliance with internal policies and government regulations. The individual in this role will implement new and revised compensation programs, policies, and procedures to align with the company’s goals and competitive practices.

Key Functions/Duties

  • Manages the development, implementation, and administration of merit increases, bonus payments, executive compensation, and incentive programs.
  • Manages payroll team and is responsible for hiring and developing employees within the department as well as performance management for the team.
  • Designs innovative solutions to specific compensation-related programs, incentive plans, salary structure/salary ranges, and job architecture.
  • Collaborates closely with HRIS analyst team and HR partners on program and process changes and/or system efficiencies and enhancements.
  • Responsible for overall Workday Payroll process established for the US and UK.
  • Provides advice to HR partners regarding compensation programs.
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local compensation laws and regulations.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in business, human resources, or related field
  • Certified compensation credential desired; SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP), Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) a plus.

  • Minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in employee compensation/multi-state payroll.
  • Knowledge of all federal, state, and local regulations, laws, and compliance requirements related to employee compensation.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to interpret, communicate, and present data.
  • Computer proficiency and technical aptitude with the ability to use advanced Excel skills, HRIS experience (Workday preferred), and experience managing or configuring HCM systems.
  • Experience leading projects and systems integrations.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills and at least two years of experience managing a team.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to plan and set priorities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills in dealing with senior management and stakeholders.