Job Location:
Atlanta, GA

Job Summary

The Compensation Manager reports to the head of Total Rewards and will be responsible for the management and execution of the Compensation function’s day-to-day needs.  This role will also assist with the design, review, implementation, and administration of compensation program as well as, collect, analyze, and maintain data to ensure the organization can attract and retain high quality employees. The Compensation Manager will ensure the company provides appropriate pay based on market data and trends.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Supports annual merit and variable pay programs, including configuration, reporting, system processing, and related analyses
  • Assists in the administration of compensation programs, including project managing year-end merit and variable pay compensation processes
  • Addresses moderate to complex compensation questions using knowledge of compensation, human resources, and internal policies
  • Participate in compensation surveys, manage market data, analyze job descriptions and classifications, benchmark jobs against survey data and other market intelligence to determine competitive compensation
  • Performs job evaluations as requested by internal stakeholders to evaluate and market price new and revised jobs
  • Work with HR Business Partners to maintain job descriptions and to ensure descriptions accurately reflect the work being performed by incumbents
  • Collaborates with internal employment counsel on FLSA exemption determinations
  • Sets up, maintains, and manages job-related data in the Workday HCM system.
  • Assist with compensation projects and processes and serve as resource for the Compensation module within the Workday HCM system through testing and continuous improvement
  • Works with leadership to identify and recommend program changes as necessary, providing input on compensation strategy, policies, programs, and communications in consideration of the needs of the business lines.
  • Use analytics to monitor the effectiveness of compensation plans, programs, and policies
  • Participates in departmental and interdepartmental projects.  May act as project lead for compensation-oriented projects.


  • 3+ years’ experience of employee compensation/total rewards required
  • BS/BA degree in a related discipline
  • Certification in compensation such as CPP, GRP, CSCP, etc. preferred
  • Demonstrate strong knowledge of current principles, practices, methods and techniques of compensation administration and best practices
  • Broad knowledge of HR Total Rewards and Compensation principle and practices
  • Experience with compensation/base pay modeling, salary structures, incentive bonus design, and bench marking jobs to market and market pricing
  • Advanced Excel skill including Pivot Tables, VLOOKUP, Formulas, If Statements, etc.
  • Excellent analytic, planning and organization skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization
  • A team player who possesses the ability to work in an agile and learning environment.
  • Self-starter who researches a problem for the root cause and asks the ‘why’ to determine the best resolution
  • Agility to operate in a growing organization with processes and procedure are in development and not always clear

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other category protected by law.