Director, Compensation

| Greater NYC Area
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About Us

Riskified empowers merchants and shoppers to realize the full potential of eCommerce by making it safe, accessible, and frictionless. Our global team helps the world’s most-innovative eCommerce merchants eliminate risk and uncertainty from their business. Merchants integrate Riskified’s machine learning platform to create trusted customer relationships, driving higher sales while reducing costs. Riskified has reviewed hundreds of millions of transactions and approved billions of dollars of revenue for global brands and fast-growing businesses across industries, including Wayfair, Wish, Peloton, Gucci, and many more. As of July 29th, 2021, Riskified has begun trading on NYSE under the ticker RSKD. 

About the Role

As part of our rapid growth we are looking to add a highly qualified compensation leader to our global HR team. This person will be responsible for maintaining internal consistency and external competitiveness through the strategy, design and execution of the company’s global compensation programs. In this role, you’ll have the opportunity to impact how we attract and retain talent around the world. You will work across the HR team and leadership to identify and address compensation issues and evangelize our compensation program and philosophy.

What You'll Be Doing
  • Analyze market trends and benchmarking to monitor effectiveness and prepare recommendations for cash, bonus, and equity according to our compensation framework and philosophy.
  • Provide subject-matter expertise and be a strong strategic partner cross-functionally with HR Business Partners, managers, Recruiting, and employees on compensation-related questions and issues.
  • Conduct regular benchmarking cycles to analyze and assess market data, industry trends, and best practices to create market competitive reward packages and to identify potential opportunities and gaps.
  • Play a key role in the creation of materials for Board meetings to drive annual recommendations for executive compensation, equity programs, and other analysis requested.
  • Research, analyze, and develop global relocations and recognition programs ensuring market competitiveness and ability to attract/reward/retain top talent.
Qualifications
  • 7+ years experience in a global compensation role.
  • Proven track record in creating and managing innovative international reward programs in a fast-paced work environment; comfortable with building out of the box solutions to solve problems.
  • Outstanding customer service skills coupled with the proven ability to interact with employees at all levels of the organization including cross-functional senior leaders and the CEO.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information with total discretion.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.
  • Good understanding of equity compensation strategies including managing a mix of equity across options and RSUs.
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to listen and empathize with others and anticipate, respond, and pivot to both the employees’ and the business’s needs.
Life at Riskified

We are a fast-growing and dynamic tech company with 650+ team members globally. We value collaboration and innovative thinking. We’re looking for bright, driven, and passionate people to grow with us. 

COVID-19 Update:

  • Our NYC team is currently working remotely. If anyone prefers to work in our office, we’re happy to offer an option to do so safely.
  • When the situation improves, we’re looking forward to adapting a hybrid of remote and in-office work for all our team members.
  • We’re growing at a rapid rate and have transitioned all our interviews to Zoom.

Some of our NYC Benefits & Perks:

  • Fully-covered medical, dental, and vision insurance from your first day
  • Equity for all employees, 401(k) + matching, commuter benefits
  • Catered lunch, fully-stocked kitchen, team events, happy hours, birthday celebrations
  • Yoga, pilates, soccer league, wellness classes 
  • Wide-ranging opportunities to volunteer and make an impact in local communities 
  • Commitment to your professional development with global onboarding, sales bootcamp, skills-based courses, full access to Udemy, lunch & learns 
  • Awesome Riskified gifts and swag! 
In The News

Reuters: General Atlantic-Backed Riskified is Valued at 4.3 BLN in NYSE Debut

FoxBusiness: Fraud Protection Platform 'Riskified' Begins Trading on NYSE

Fortune Magazine: 25 Best Workplaces in New York

Announcing Riskified's $165M Funding Round

Inc Magazine: Best Workplaces 

Built In NYC: 100 Best Workplaces

TechCrunch: Riskified Prevents Fraud on Your Favorite eCommerce Site

Calcalist: Riskified is the Most Promising Startup

Riskified is deeply committed to the principle of equal opportunity for all individuals. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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Location

220 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10001

An Insider's view of Riskified

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

As an Integrations Engineer, I sit with multiple stakeholders - the Customer, Sales, Product, Data Integrity, & Go-Live, to name a few. Whether a merchant has a new problem for us to solve or we're launching a new product, we maintain close contact to ensure we're on the same page, & deliver the best product & experience to our customers.

Jonathan

Integrations Engineer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I've been given the opportunity to work on increasingly larger deals that continue to stretch me in new ways. I've been able to work directly with the executive team and contribute meaningfully to the business. I feel valued and challenged on a daily basis and look forward to continuing to grow my career with the company.

Merrin

Account Executive

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

I have weekly 1:1s with my team & quarterly 1:1s with all employees and they know they can come to me at any time. Making myself accessible to my team & the rest of the company is extremely important in my role and will always be one of my top priorities. It is important for employees to know they have someone they can trust & go to for anything.

Lorrie

Director, People Operations

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The vibe at Riskified is equal parts hustle and fun. Everyone is highly supportive and collaborative, which builds a genuine sense of unity in the office while making it very encouraging for everyone to excel in their positions.

Add in the amazing NYC views, adorable office dogs, and a well curated kitchen and you truly feel grateful to be here.

Arun

Director of Integrations

What are Riskified Perks + Benefits

Riskified Benefits Overview

Healthcare - Full medical, dental, and vision insurance from your first day
Stock - Stock options for all employees
Financial Benefits - 401(k) + matching with immediate vesting, commuter benefits
Professional Development - Customized training courses, company-wide learning, volunteering opportunities
Snacks and More - Fully stocked kitchen with healthy snacks, catered lunch, lunch stipend, weekly happy hours
Celebrations and Activities - Overnight getaways, team events, birthday breakfast, yoga, pilates, soccer, basketball, and more

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
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