Senior Compensation & Operations Analyst at Checkr

| Greater Denver Area
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Checkr’s mission is to build a fairer future by improving the understanding of the past. Since graduating Y-Combinator in 2014, Checkr’s product has shifted the on-demand economy and has continued to scale into serving enterprise companies across various industries. As a company that provides modern and compliant background checks for global enterprises and startups, Checkr knows first hand how difficult it may be for individuals with prior criminal history to find employment and we want to help provide fair chances for the formerly convicted. A career with Checkr provides the opportunity to make an impact on the professional lives of millions of people and we encourage all qualified individuals to apply for our roles.

This is an exciting time to join Checkr as we build a People function for scale. Be a part of a mission-driven company that is passionate about employee experience. Lead the effort to build innovative and creative compensation solutions. We’re looking for someone with a deep compensation background who is passionate about design, analysis, and solving challenging business programs. The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic professional with a knack for delivering results and thrives in a very fast-paced environment. The Senior Compensation Manager will help craft Checkr’s total rewards philosophy and approach.

The ability to communicate, prioritize, and influence across different groups is a must. High competence in the use of analytical tools and industry practices is required. The desire to deliver creative solutions, optimize efficiencies, and deliver consistent results and scalable solutions is paramount.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Lead the creation of Checkr’s compensation philosophy and framework
  • Lead the creation and shape the scope of a Variable Compensation Committee
  • Drive the creation and management of variable compensation programs
  • Remain current on global compensation technical solutions and market competitive practices
  • Introduce innovative solutions to enhance internal programs
  • Effectively partner with the People, Talent, and the business leaders to manage, consult and resolve compensation issues through the use of creative and strategic guidance
  • Participate in the development of compensation communications to ensure that leaders and employees have the right level of knowledge
  • Design, develop, and maintain total compensation guidelines and job architecture structures
  • Drive the development, implementation, and maintenance of compensation tools and systems
  • Lead the bi-annual compensation planning cycles with strong People team partnerships and project management
  • Assist in preparing analysis and materials for the executive management review meetings and other leadership presentations
  • Collect and analyze market data and maintain salary survey data; manage all benchmarking activity
  • Being an expert of major external survey methodologies and have deep insights in market data utilization globally

Qualifications And Required Experience

  • At least a bachelor’s degree in Business or equivalent; master’s degree or equivalent a plus
  • At least 9 years of progressive global compensation management experiences with increasing levels of responsibility in identifying, consulting, designing, recommending, and implementing efficient, innovative business solutions to clients' challenges
  • At least 5 years of experience with overseeing system configuration, implementation, and management of compensation tools
  • Previous experience at high growth technology companies preferred
  • At least 5 years of sales and MBO design experience an absolute requirement
  • At least 5 years of experience leading an end-to-end global compensation planning processes a must
  • Outstanding analytical capabilities, experience with data and interfacing between HRIS applications
  • Equity (i.e., RSU and options) experience a must
  • Proven financial and compensation modeling skills and ability to communicate persuasively with business partners to resolve highly complex problems
  • Work independently to drive and manage global projects across multiple functions and client groups, utilizing subject matter expertise and knowledge of both internal and external business practices
  • Excellent business acumen and judgment; strong team orientation with a collaborative style
  • Ability to manage change effectively always mindful of technology and business processes implications
  • Experiences with advanced compensation planning technology development and implementation
  • Advanced Excel skills is a must

What you get:

  • A fast-paced and collaborative environment where we leverage the latest technology
  • Hands-on coaching and professional development
  • Competitive compensation and opportunity for advancement – a true meritocracy
  • 100% medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Unlimited PTO policy
  • Gym membership, transportation reimbursements
  • Catered lunch, dinner, and snacks

Equal Employment Opportunities at Checkr

Checkr is committed to hiring talented and qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds for all of its tech, non-tech, and leadership roles. Checkr believes that the gathering and celebration of unique backgrounds, qualities, and cultures enriches the workplace.

Checkr also welcomes the opportunity to consider qualified applicants with prior arrest or conviction records. Checkr’s commitment to diversity extends to hiring talented individuals in spite of a prior criminal history in accordance with local, state, and/or federal laws, including the San Francisco’s Fair Chance Ordinance.

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An Insider's view of Checkr

What’s the vibe like in the office?

After 5 years of working at Checkr, I'm pleased to say that the vibe in the office hasn't changed! It's still a fun, vibrant and progressive environment where I'm constantly learning. If you're energized by smart, humble and ambitious professionals, you'll love Checkr.

Ashley DiRuggiero

Human Resources

How does the company support your career growth?

Checkr has helped me grow in my career with challenging Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) each quarter. Because my individual OKRs are aligned with company-wide stretch goals, achieving them means that I am an integral part of moving the company forward AND getting new experiences under my belt!

Temi Vasco


How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

The sales team is on the front line with customers which gives us strong customer insights and a tremendous opportunity to shape the product strategy of the company. We bring that feedback to the executive team on a regular basis to influence the company's GTM strategy.

Kristen Faris

VP, Industry Strategy

What are Checkr Perks + Benefits

Checkr Benefits Overview

Checkr provides generous benefits and perks including comprehensive healthcare, unlimited PTO, commuter benefits, gym reimbursement, work from home Wednesday and an annual learning and development allowance.

Partners with Nonprofits
Friends Outside of Work
Eat Lunch Together
Intracompany Committees
Open Door Policy
Team-owned Deliverables
Team-Based Strategic Planning
Open Office Floor Plan
Documented Equal Pay Policy
Highly Diverse Management Team
Unconscious Bias Training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Checkr offers equity in the form of Restricted Stock Units (RSUs) that vest over a 4 year period.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary or secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Checkr provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes flexible start and end times and a company wide initiative to work from home on Wednesdays.
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Checkr pays $100 a month for commuter benefits.
Free Daily Meals
We provide free breakfast on Monday. Employees get free lunch and dinner on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.
Stocked Kitchen
Checkr has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited drinks, snacks, coffee and tea.
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per month.
Pet Friendly
Fitness Subsidies
Checkr reimburses $50 a month for gym memberships.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Checkr has a $2,850 budget per person for additional learning and development.
Lunch and Learns
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