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Manager, Compensation

Remote Atlanta, GA

The Compensation Manager supports a variety of Compensation and Total Rewards related projects and programs: pay increases, short-term and long-term incentive compensation, job evaluations, retention, reimbursement benefits, and recognition including years of service. He/she will support and help centralize information related to employee compensation for all Newell Brands global locations while serving as the primary Compensation contact for select Business Units and Functions in North America.

Additionally, he/she will provide consultation to HR leaders in these Business Units, communicating and ensuring compliance with compensation guidelines/philosophy and ensuring consistency of related practices within the broader organization. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as primary Corporate Compensation contact for cross-functional partners such as Finance, Accounting, Legal, Sourcing/Procurement, HR Service Delivery (HRSD), HRIS, Talent Development, Talent Acquisition, and Payroll teams
  • Serve as subject matter expert on compensation programs and policies for HR and Business teams
  • Coordinate year-end compensation cycle, including systems, reporting, statements, audits, training, and performance management aspects
  • Lead the process for evaluating new jobs, determining appropriate salary band and title assignment based on findings
  • Assembles, maintains, and audits data for annual management & sales bonus payouts and works with leadership to finalize and apply final payout calculations
  • Provide regular bonus & other incentive (i.e. retention) accruals to Corporate Business Planning & Analytics team, reconciling as needed
  • Ensure HR is trained on compensation programs and structure, including job codes, bonus plan design/eligibility, approvals, etc.
  • Support the research and implementation of a new recognition tool and service award program to promote success across the enterprise. Own this process once established. 
  • Oversee the company's minimum wage program, ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal regulations. Stay updated on changes in minimum wage laws and adjust company policies and practices accordingly.  Partner with HR to administer. 
  • Support initiatives for standardization and automation to drive efficiencies in compensation processes.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum five years of compensation experience in global organization; proficiency with salary survey submissions, job evaluations, and minimum wage programs.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • Self-starter, comfortable with tactical execution, flexible with a sense of urgency, excellent attention to detail, and highly organized.
  • Understanding of compensation benchmarking tools and HRIS systems. Experience with SAP or similar platform preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written presentation skills, including presentations to groups.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office tools—Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Strong project management orientation.

Newell Brands is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Rubbermaid, Sharpie, Graco, Coleman, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Yankee Candle, Paper Mate, FoodSaver, Dymo, EXPO, Elmer’s, Oster, NUK, Spontex and Campingaz.

We are focused on delighting consumers by lighting up everyday moments. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.

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