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Compensation Consultant

  • Location: Charlotte, 28277
  • Salary: 54.05
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 4 months ago

Work with the brightest minds at one of the largest financial institutions in the world. This is long-term contract opportunity that includes a competitive benefit package!

Our client has been around for over 150 years and is continuously innovating in today's digital age. If you want to work for a company that is not only a household name, but also truly cares about satisfying customers' financial needs and helping people succeed financially, apply today.

Position: Compensation Consultant 
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina, 28277
Term: 6 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Strategically consulting and partnering with HR, senior leaders, and other enterprise partners to develop and implement compensation and performance management programs, while ensuring these programs align with specific line of business strategies and are compliant with company, regulatory and legal requirements
  • Consulting on specific line of business total rewards needs, including senior level job offers, retention strategies, functional incentive plan design, and performance management objective setting framework
  • Flawlessly managing and executing against compensation related projects
  • Providing support for and managing annual year-end performance management and compensation processes, including consultation and guidance in manager calibration discussions
  • Exercising independent judgment within broadly defined policies and practices in developing methods, techniques and evaluation criterion for obtaining result
  • Analyzing internal and external compensation data utilizing quantitative, financial and statistical tools, pricing jobs, and managing special projects
  • Providing job and compensation structure solutions in response to changing business strategies
  • Developing ad hoc reports to analyze specific compensation-related issues such as turnover and developing recommended course of action
  • Developing and fostering strong, collaborative relationships with partners within the business, control functions, enterprise teams, and international partners, where applicable
  • Leading or participating in other change management initiatives or projects, as needed

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • 4+ years of consulting experience in compensation, human resources, accounting, or finance
  • 4+ years of compensation experience


  • Experience with variable and incentive compensation
  • Knowledge and understanding of regulatory compliance requirements surrounding incentive compensation and risk management
  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP)
  • A BS/BA degree or higher
  • Ability to drive and lead organizational change in a dynamic environment
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, and Project) skills
  • Ability to manage complex projects in a large enterprise environment
  • Virtual leadership experience with ability to effectively drive results, provide feedback/direction, and manage and build relationships with leaders and team members in a geographically dispersed team environment
  • Outstanding problem solving and decision making skills
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work and influence successfully within a matrix environment and build effective business partnerships with all levels of team members
  • Variable incentive design experience

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

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