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Senior Compensation Manager



Denver, CO, USA
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

About Checkr
Checkr builds people infrastructure for the future of work. And we believe everyone should have a fair chance to work. That's why we've designed a faster—and fairer—way to screen job seekers. Established in 2014 and valued at $5B, Checkr puts modern technology powered by machine learning in the hands of hiring teams, helping thousands of companies like Uber, Instacart, Netflix, Compass Group, and Adecco to hire great new people with an experience that’s fast, smooth, and safe.

A career at Checkr means collaborating with brilliant minds, disrupting an industry, and opening channels of employment to often overlooked candidates. Checkr has been recognized as one of BuiltIn's 2023 Best Places to Work in the US and is a Y Combinator 2023 Breakthrough Company and Top Company by Valuation.

About the team

We are seeking a Senior Compensation Manager to help us attract, retain, and motivate the best talent by providing analysis, consultation, and insight for compensation and total rewards-related matters. The Senior Compensation Manager will work cross-functionally and collaborate in planning, developing, implementing, communicating, and administering compensation programs and mechanics that support Checkr’s overall strategy. Your work will touch our short and long-term incentives, reward and recognition programs, benchmarking and survey analysis, and more. Join us and be a part of a mission-driven company passionate about investing in our people!

What you'll do

  • Develop and maintain the overall compensation and rewards strategy and guidelines to ensure a fair, equitable, and competitive total rewards approach
  • Provide expertise on all critical compensation programs and processes such as our bi-annual performance review cycle, pay equity, compensation guidelines, job families, annual salary review, and equity refresh program
  • Create policy and program documentation by educating managers and employees about Checkr’s compensation philosophy, job descriptions, and leveling framework across the organization
  • Lead team efforts to support market-based compensation survey participation, annual compensation benchmarking, and market research review process
  • Enable self-service and automation wherever possible
  • Develop compensation models and conduct statistical analysis
  • Participate in a variety of HR and compensation-related projects, including ad-hoc studies, projects, and analysis

What you bring

  • Deep experience in the compensation field, ideally in a fast-growing, global tech company
  • Strong understanding of compensation fundamentals including job evaluation methodologies, market pricing, equity mechanics, bonus/incentive and commission plan development, comp structures, pay ranges, comp analysis, testing, auditing, and reporting
  • Experience administering equity programs in a pre-IPO stage
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills required
  • Proven time management skills and an ability to handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail and a high level of organization
  • People-management experience is a plus, but not required

What you’ll get

  • A fast-paced and collaborative environment
  • Learning and development allowance
  • Competitive compensation and opportunity for advancement
  • 100% medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Up to $25K reimbursement for fertility, adoption, and parental planning services
  • Flexible PTO policy
  • Monthly wellness stipend, home office stipend

At Checkr, we believe a hybrid work environment strengthens collaboration, drives innovation, and encourages connection. Our hub locations are Denver, CO, San Francisco, CA, and Santiago, Chile. Individuals are expected to work from the office 2 to 3 days a week. In-office perks are provided, such as lunch four times a week, a commuter stipend, and an abundance of snacks and beverages.

One of Checkr’s core values is Transparency. To live by that value, we’ve made the decision to disclose salary ranges in all of our job postings. We use geographic cost of labor as an input to develop ranges for our roles and as such, each location where we hire may have a different range. If this role is remote, we have listed the top to the bottom of the possible range, but we will specify the target range for an exact location when you are selected for a recruiting discussion. For more information on our compensation philosophy, see our website.

The base salary range for this role is $163,270 to $220,894 in Denver, Colorado

Equal Employment Opportunities at Checkr

Checkr is committed to hiring talented and qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds for all of its tech, non-tech, and leadership roles. Checkr believes that the gathering and celebration of unique backgrounds, qualities, and cultures enriches the workplace.

Checkr also welcomes the opportunity to consider qualified applicants with prior arrest or conviction records. Checkr’s commitment to diversity extends to hiring talented individuals in spite of a prior criminal history in accordance with local, state, and/or federal laws, including the San Francisco’s Fair Chance Ordinance.