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Compensation Supervisor

Boston, MA

This position will assist in the maintenance and development of compensation programs at a downtown Boston law firm. The Compensation Supervisor will work alongside Human Resources in the annual and monthly compensation processes for Partners, Associates, Paralegals and Staff. 


  • Gathering and analyzing data and providing relevant information/recommendations to the Compensation Committee, Directors and HR in regards to partner distributions and employee compensation.

  • Compensation systems management ensuring a high level of data integrity pertaining to employee compensation information.

  • Preparation and distribution of monthly, quarterly, annual, and ad hoc reports.

  • Day-to-day global compensation management: Supervision of payroll staff in the US and UK.

  • Maintaining elements of Paylocity payroll system.

  • Ensuring that Paylocity meets compensation needs and is updated to reflect changes to salary structures, bonus programs, etc.

  • Management of Firm policies and employee participation in long-term incentive vehicles (401K and Cash Balance Plan).

  • Conducting competitive benchmarking and survey analysis to evaluate the appropriateness of pay levels and research and resolve issues of pay for internal equity and external competitiveness.

  • Critical role in compensation review cycles, including market analysis, modeling, and report generation.

  • Actively participating in ongoing wider global compensation projects/initiatives.

  • Partners and coordinates with HR management and other managers on day to day compensation related issues.



  • Ability to engage effectively with all levels of the organization.

  • Very strong analytical, oral, and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to manipulate, manage, and formulate data in Excel (Vlookup, Indexing, Sum product, Pivot Tables, Graphs/Charts).

  • Ability to juggle multiple projects at once and handle confidential information with discretion.

  • Proactive approach to daily work and projects.

  • Strong team player.

  • Motivated self-starter. 



  • Bachelor's degree required.

  • 3-6 years of previous experience in an analytical Compensation or Finance role, preferably in the financial services industry.

  • Solid understanding of financial concepts is strongly desired.

  • MBA and/or CFA a plus.


Salary: 90-95K

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