Director, Total Rewards

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Who We Are

At Justworks, you’ll enjoy a welcoming and casual environment, great benefits, wellness program offerings, company retreats, and the ability to interact with and learn from leaders in the startup community. We work hard and care about our most prized asset - our people.

We’re helping businesses get off the ground by enabling them to focus on running their business. We solve HR issues. We’re data-driven and never stop iterating. If you’d like to work in a supportive, entrepreneurial environment, are interested in building something meaningful and having fun while doing it, we’d love to hear from you.

We're united by shared goals and shared motivations at Justworks. These are best summed up in our company values, which are reflected in our product and in our team.

Our Values

If this sounds like you, you’ll fit right in.

Who You Are

Justworks is hiring our first Compensation & Benefits leader to join our People Team. This role will drive all aspects of compensation and total rewards including [401(k), medical, dental and vision, and associated benefits]. As this is a brand new role, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact across the business, building on our established foundation and creating compensation best practices as we build a company for the ages.

As a Professional Employee Organization (PEO), Justworks administers benefits for over 110,000 customers, a feat we would not be able to achieve without our greatest asset - our people. The Director, Total Rewards will play an important role in supporting our growing internal employee population of 700+ employees by leading a small team of People Operations experts, responsible for administering compensation, benefits, and employee status changes. 

As Director of Total Rewards, you will be accountable for leading, supporting and developing the People Operations team as they liaise between Justworks Benefits teams and its internal employee population. A focus on process improvement, identifying and eliminating inefficiencies that will improve the internal operations of Justworks will be a key part of this role.

Reporting to the SVP People, the Director of Total Rewards will oversee the design, management, evolution, and ongoing optimization of existing and new compensation strategies and programs. These areas will include executive, salaried, hourly, sales commission, and equity. 

Additionally, as Justworks continues to refine its Human Capital Management (HCM) systems, you will play an essential role in ensuring that all systems and processes associated with compensation are designed appropriately and that processes within the system and organization operate smoothly. Importantly, you will ensure equity and compliance among all our compensation programs and play a vital role in the communication and education of all compensation practices.

Your Success ProfileWhat You Will Work On
  • Be a subject matter expert on all compensation matters, including market analysis, survey participation, job leveling, benchmarking, pay equality, policies, and compliance.
  • Serve as a trusted consultant to business leaders on broad compensation and benefits topics and be able to influence and drive decisions at Executive levels.
  • Lead direction on market pricing, competitive analysis, job profile insights for all new and existing roles.
  • Lead all annual merit, promotions, and option refresh cycles, including budget, communication, training, systems, and administration.
  • Become expert in the benefits environment that Justworks offers its employees and support the People Operations team in administering all employee benefits, including a focus on process improvement.
  • Assist in developing a set of HCM systems sufficient to support compensation for an organization of 800-1,200 over the next two years.
  • Consult with HRBPs and management on compensation challenges and solutions, including off-cycle payments, departmental comp reviews/realignment, special payments.
  • Partner with Recruiting, HRBPs, and Finance to attract, recruit & retain top talent.
  • Collaborate with sales leaders to design competitive sales commission plans.
  • Ensure compliance with regard to all regulatory changes affecting compensation and benefits plans, including Equal Pay, FLSA, ERISA and Sarbanes Oxley.
  • Oversee all compensation systems, tools, and third-party vendors. 
  • Other duties as needed based on department and/or organizational needs
How You Will Do Your Work

As a Director, Total Rewards, how results are achieved is paramount for your success and ultimately results in our success as an organization. In this role, your foundational knowledge, skills, abilities, and personal attributes are anchored in the following:

  • Consultative - takes an approach that focuses on building relationships with others, understanding their problems, and developing solutions to their challenges through open-ended questions and active listening.
  • Solution-oriented - identifies the source of a question or challenge and provides the right or a better, way of doing things.
  • Good judgment - the exercise of critical thinking, analyzing and assessing problems and implications, identifying patterns, making connections of underlying issues, understanding risks and developing mitigation strategies, and taking ownership of the outcome.
  • Functional expertise - subject matter expertise of specific function(s), including knowledge of principles, practices, and domain knowledge.
  • Clear communication - the ability to articulate thoughts and express ideas effectively using oral, written, visual and non-verbal communication skills, as well as listening skills to gain understanding.

In addition, all Justworkers focus on aligning their behaviors to our core values known as COGIS. It stands for:

  • Camaraderie - Day to day you can be seen working together toward a higher purpose. You like to have fun. You’re an active listener, treat people respectfully, and have a strong desire to know and help others.
  • Openness - Your default is to be open. You're willing to share information, understand other perspectives, and consider new possibilities. You’re curious, ask open questions, and are receptive to thoughts and feedback from others.
  • Grit - You demonstrate grit by having the courage to commit and persevere. You’re committed, earnest, and dive in to get the job done well with a positive attitude.
  • Integrity - Simply put, do what you say and say what you'll do. You’re honest and forthright, have a strong moral compass, and strive to match your words with your actions while leading by example. 
  • Simplicity - Be like Einstein: “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler.”
Qualifications
  • Prior Human Resources experience preferred, including significant experience in the design and implementation of complex compensation and benefits programs
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in Compensation, including experience in leading and influencing key senior stakeholders
  • Working  knowledge of benefits programs, including 401(k), medical, dental and vision, leaves and accommodations
  • Minimum of 5 years designing and implementing Total Reward Programs
  • Demonstrated ability to design and implement essential compensation programs and practices, as well as creating and managing incentive programs (performance awards, options, commission, etc.)
  • Experience with the IPO process
  • Experience with HCM systems, with knowledge of Workday preferred.  Experience with HRIS systems and compensation tools/platforms (Workday, Payscale, Radford) a plus
  • Strong managerial focus with a demonstrated ability to coach and develop talent within the team.
  • Business savvy and ability to communicate effectively with Finance and other key stakeholders
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to interpret and communicate data
  • Expert level experience with financial and data modeling/analysis
  • Experience working with the compensation committees and board of directors
  • Strong interpersonal skills, leadership ability, and a natural collaborator
Diversity At Justworks

Justworks is committed to maintaining a workplace where diversity of identity, culture, and life experience is the norm and is celebrated authentically and respected consistently. Diversity in our work, our people, and our product drives creativity and innovation, entrepreneurial leadership and integrity, competitiveness, and collaboration throughout our business and in the market. We depend on our differences to make our team stronger, our workplace more dynamic, and our product accessible to all of our customers.

We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer open to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. 

Our DEI Commitment

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • SmartsheetManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

All positions are based at Justworks’ new headquarters at 55 Water Street, located in downtown NYC overlooking the East River and Brooklyn Bridge.

What are Justworks Perks + Benefits

Justworks Benefits Overview

People are our most prized asset. We do hard work, and we’ll always work hard to take care of you.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Whether it's through Justworks-sponsored initiatives or in pursuit of a cause that matters to you, get paid while you're giving back. All Justworks’ employees get up to five fully-paid volunteer day
Partners with Nonprofits
Through Partnerworks, our team provides learning and development, recruitment, and networking opportunities to groups that are typically underrepresented in our industry.
Friends outside of work
Get to know your colleagues and make new friends during outings to local NYC events, our annual summer camp retreat, and monthly random lunches.
Eat lunch together
Monthly random lunches help us all take some time out to meet people from across the company.
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Justworks’ dedicated program manager for Diversity and Inclusion (D+I) oversees the company’s formal practices and policies.
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
At Justworks, we believe it takes diversity of identity, culture, and life experience to create a world in which starting, running, and joining a growing business is an accessible option for all.
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Justworks employees can contribute up to $2,500 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
We offer weekly onsite yoga and meditation classes.
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Enjoy access to top-notch medical, dental, and vision insurance with the options you need to feel secure and take care of yourself, your way. Justworks offers plans with 100% covered premiums for individuals and 90%+ covered premiums for families.

Taking care of yourself doesn't end with having good health insurance, especially when it comes to dealing with stress or issues in your life outside of work. Get free access to Talkspace, the leader in anonymous, accessible, and professional online therapy. Plus, with Health Advocate, you’ll have legal, financial, and medical bill resources at the ready.

We carefully vet the benefits and perks we offer in Justworks. That means you get access to all the same great options as our customers, plus everything that’s still in beta — all while helping to make our product even better.

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