Compensation Manager

The Wonderful Company Los Angeles , CA 90009

Posted 3 weeks ago

The Wonderful Company is seeking a Compensation Manager to join our dynamic Human Resources team. This hands-on role will support the organization's compensation practice and administration for all business units, and act as a subject matter expert and consultant to HR partners. This is the perfect opportunity for someone looking to build a department and become a key resource for executives to ensure we attract and retain top talent via market-based compensation practices.

From farm to table, Wonderful is a vibrant and high growth entrepreneurial company committed to offering high-quality and healthy iconic brands such as Wonderful Pistachios, Wonderful Halos, FIJI Water, and POM Wonderful. We're looking to make the world a healthier place through an uncompromising commitment to the well-being of our employees and their families. This is a unique opportunity to join a forward thinking and innovative company that's looking to build out a world class compensation function.

The ideal candidate should gravitate towards an entrepreneurial environment, be a self-starter, who is proactive, analytical and highly efficient in completing tasks with attention to detail and quality. We're looking for someone who thrives in a fast-paced, constantly evolving environment, with a passion for getting things done.

This position will report to our Head of Human Resources and will be based in Los Angeles, CA.

Here's what you'll do:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manages all compensation programs including incentive plans, executive compensation, deferred compensation, salary increase and promotion guidelines.

  • Leads annual compensation planning process, including but not limited to: developing compensation calendars by business unit, preparation and distribution of compensation plans, partnering with HRIS to ensure ADP compensation plans are accurate, collaborating with payroll to ensure data changes are effective and developing all related communication.

  • Manages executive compensation review process; prepares and distributes documentation for Chairman/Co-Chairman approval and processes executive compensation changes.

  • Build out enterprise-wide salary structure and compensation philosophy

  • Works together with HR Business Partners and Senior Leaders on compensation matters including new hire packages, performance recognition, incentive plans, retention arrangements and compensation structure

  • Provides interpretation of and ensures compliance with federal and state legal requirements concerning employee pay, including FLSA and Wage & Hour regulations

  • Transitions all acquired companies onto The Wonderful Company compensation programs (deferred comp, 401k, etc.)

  • Participates in the creation and maintenance of company-wide, standardized job descriptions and job titling; evaluates jobs to maintain the integrity of the job architecture

  • Leads and implements annual Total Rewards Statement process

  • Completes compensation benchmarking evaluations and other ad hoc analyses upon request

  • Leads the external salary survey participation and benchmarking processes and analysis, including data collection, matching jobs, and interfacing with survey vendors

  • Research and compare incentive compensation plans offered by demographically comparable organizations; assess competitors' plans and make recommendations for enhancements or improvements required to keep the organization's plans competitive and effective

  • Other duties as assigned

Here's what you'll bring to the table:

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • 10+ years in compensation, either in consulting or in a large corporate setting, with at least 5 years leading the function

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Finance or a related degree required

  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) designation, a plus.

  • Broad compensation experience including comp analyses, completing salary surveys, establishing pay lines/salary grades, job families, career ladders and related compensation policies, programs and procedures

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Top-tier analytical and mathematical skills with advanced understanding of compensation-related accounting and financial statements

  • Advanced modeling skills in Excel (pivot tables, VLOOKUP, Macros, etc.) as well as a demonstrated ability in PowerPoint

  • Proven track record working with and manipulating large data sets as well as the ability to understand trends and develop recommendations for action based on the analysis

  • Demonstrated ability to draft compensation plans, including: commission and long-term incentive bonus programs

  • Demonstrates initiative in a fast-moving environment; proactive problem solver who leads with conviction, passion, strong work ethic and steadfast integrity -- trusted to exercise discretion and confidentiality at all times

  • Possesses a 'Play to Win' mentality, is resilient in the face of change with the ability to pivot, adapt, and perform in a rapidly changing environment

  • Experience working with a robust HRIS system and compensation benchmarking software (such as CompAnalyst or MarketPay) as well as working knowledge of compensation programs

Here's what we'll bring to the table:

  • Competitive benefits package including Medical (including 24/7 online access to a physician), Vision, Dental, and 401k with match eligibility.

  • Subsidized gym membership.

  • On-site subsidized high end cafe offering farm to table meals and snacks.

  • Free on-site yoga classes and other wellness-focused activities.

  • Wonderful Giving (wonderfulgiving.com) -- allowing you to donate company money to a cause of your choice.

  • Free tobacco cessation programs.

  • Work-Life integration.

  • All the FIJI Water and Wonderful snacks you may want in the office.

  • Discounted tickets to various LA attractions.

  • We are bicycle-friendly, with newly installed bicycle racks available to all LA-based employees.

Headquartered in Los Angeles, The Wonderful Company is a privately held $4.6 billion global company dedicated to harvesting health and happiness around the world through its iconic consumer brands. The company's 10,000 employees worldwide are committed to bringing consumers everywhere the freshest, most wholesome pistachios, almonds, citrus and pomegranates; bottling the finest water and wines; and creating colorful bouquets that are sure to touch the heart. This commitment is reflected in the company's market share: Wonderful Pistachios is America's No. 1 tree nut brand and America's fastest-growing snack; Wonderful Halos is the No. 1 mandarin orange in America; POM Wonderful is the No. 1 100% pomegranate brand in America; FIJI Water is America's No. 1 premium imported bottled water brand; JUSTIN Wine has the No. 1 Cabernet Sauvignon in California; and Teleflora is the world's leading floral delivery service.

The Wonderful Company's connection to consumers has health at its heart and giving back in its DNA. The company has a longstanding commitment to corporate social responsibility, including more than $400 million invested in environmental technologies and sustainability research, $50 million in charitable giving and education initiatives every year, $100 million toward the construction of two charter school campuses in California's Central Valley, and innovative health and wellness programs, including two free primary care clinics for employees and their dependents.

To learn more about The Wonderful Company, its products and its core values, visit www.wonderful.com, or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To view the current Corporate Social Responsibility report, visit www.wonderful.com/csr.

The Wonderful Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and with opportunities for advancement. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories.

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