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Senior Associate, Compensation

Capital One

Capital One

McLean, VA, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 11, 2024


Locations: VA - McLean, United States of America, McLean, Virginia Senior Associate, Compensation

Are you interested in joining a best-in-class Compensation Team who enable business results, efficiencies, and solutions at scale by providing programs and solutions that unleash greatness in our associates? Here at Capital One you have the opportunity to work in an environment in which the business truly values the HR partnership. If you have a passion for shaping the overall people approach for the business and want to be part of a winning team, then look no further!

We are excited to announce an opening for a talented Senior Associate to join our Compensation Consulting team within Total Rewards. The compensation consulting function is responsible for partnering with HRBPs to advise business units throughout Capital One on all compensation matters. We partner closely with HRBPs and other eHR centers of excellence to provide targeted compensation solutions out our clients. The ideal candidate for this role should exhibit strong communication, analytical, and problem solving skills towards all stakeholders.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Partner with recruiting on comp education and local amplification of compensation changes

  • Conduct job matching, benchmarking, and market analysis necessary to ensure pay is aligned to market by leveraging knowledge of market data

  • Support Mid-Year and Year-End focal cycles supporting the team horizontally on central communications, timelines, summary decks for leaders

  • Support educational materials, and communications designed to provide associates, managers, and HR partners with timely and accurate information regarding compensation programs

  • Support priorities across the Compensation consulting team such running local investment programs, delivering annual pay processes, deep dives on compensation competitive assessments

  • Assist in retention request submission, special comp trends review, external offer reviews, monthly audits, and ad-hoc analysis

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or military experience

  • At least 1 year of experience in Compensation or at least 1 year of experience in Finance or at least 1 year of experience in Analytics

  • At least 1 year of experience in Excel or Sheets

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Accounting, Statistics, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, or Human Resources

  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP)

  • 3+ years of experience in Compensation or 3+ years of experience in Finance or 3+ years of experience in Analytics

  • 3+ years of experience building compensation models and conducting pay analysis

  • 1+ year of experience with agile delivery

  • 1+ year of experience with Workday

  • Advanced excel skills (e.g., VBA, macros, array functions)

  • Knowledge of human resources and compensation including knowledge of relevant Federal, State, Local laws/regulations relating to compensation

  • Experience with benchmarking tools (MarketPay) or reporting tools (Tableau, Business Objects)

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

Capital One offers a comprehensive, competitive, and inclusive set of health, financial and other benefits that support your total well-being. Learn more at theCapital One Careers website. Eligibility varies based on full or part-time status, exempt or non-exempt status, and management level.

This role is expected to accept applications for a minimum of 5 business days. No agencies please. Capital One is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender reassignment, citizenship, immigration status, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City’s Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia’s Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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