Senior Compensation Partner at Amherst
Amherst is revolutionizing the way U.S. real estate is priced, managed and financed in order to unlock opportunities for all market participants. Driven by data, analytics, and technology, Amherst has a 20-year history of anticipating where the next risks and opportunities are likely to emerge and designing actionable strategies for investors to capitalize on opportunities across residential real estate, commercial real estate and public securities. Amherst, along with its affiliates and subsidiaries, has more than 900 employees, $5 billion under management and approximately $15 billion under advisement and oversight. www.amherst.com.
The Senior Compensation Partner will work to ensure compensation programs, policies, and procedures are aligned with the company's philosophy and growth plans. This role will manage several ongoing compensation projects as well as serve as a Compensation Partner for the Investment Management Division. The Senior Compensation Partner will be part of the Human Resources department, reporting to the Director of Total Rewards and HR Operations. This position is remote, with a preference for being based in Austin, TX.
Work with the business to update the compensation philosophy and strategy to position to Compensation Committee. Partner with Senior Compensation and Data Analyst to ensure resulting processes align with the articulated philosophy.
Partner closely with Talent Acquisition team and HR Business Partners to provide data-based recommendations and support the needs of the organization, particularly the Investment Management division
Interface with business and talent acquisitions to understand hiring and retention challenges and proactively address changes in the market. Evaluate current sources of market data and recommend alternate sources to ensure we have data to present competitive offer packages.
Reevaluate and simplify our job architecture including levels and compensation grades and design appropriate system setup
Ensure our HRIS system is optimized for our compensation structures. Work in close partnership with the HRIS Manager to configure and test the mid-year and year-end compensation processes in Workday
Serve as project manager for the year-end compensation planning process
Assist in managing long-term incentive programs including data management, statement and award agreement creation, and distribution. Evaluate programs to define eligibility and targets.
Stay current on and share trends and important legislative changes related to the Company’s compensation programs and policies
Develop communication and education materials for our compensation programs to increase understanding across the organization
Mentor Senior Compensation and Data Analyst
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Human Resources or related field
7+ years of Compensation experience, financial services industry preferred
Strong analytical skills and ability to present data in a meaningful way
Ability to assess processes and make recommendations for improvement
Strong time and project management skills.
Excellent aptitude in Excel, PowerPoint and preferred experience in Workday
Experience and ability to manage multiple projects in an organized manner
Must be flexible and able to work in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities
Our full-time employee benefits include:
- A competitive compensation package, annual bonus, 401k match
- Flexible PTO including 7 paid holidays, 1 floating holiday, and 1 volunteer day
- Employer-paid benefits (medical, dental, vision, health savings account)
- Professional career development and reimbursement
- Up to 16 weeks paid maternity leave; up to 4 weeks of paid parental leave
- Backup childcare offered through Bright Horizons
- Relaxed casual environment with virtual office events
Amherst is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or veteran status, and encourage all applicants to apply.