4916 - Executive Compensation Manager - Virtual USA

USA    |     HR/Talent Acquisition   |   Full-time
Job Reference: 4916 - Posted 16-Jul-2021

This is a great opportunity to join our organization, and we are in 37 different countries and our company is the 5th largest professional services organization in the world! The Executive Compensation Manager will manage Kelly’s Executive Compensation function, including the design and administration of Kelly’s executive compensation programs (base salary, short- and long-term incentives).  This includes ensuring current processes are programs are compliant with all applicable laws and regulations, have robust governance, and are market competitive.  The role will also take the lead in preparing CD&A of Kelly’s annual proxy statement

Participate in the design, implementation and administration of executive compensation programs including: base salary review and analysis, short- and long-term incentives, perquisites, and severance plans

Maintain working knowledge of the terms of Kelly’s plan documents as they relate to short- and long-term incentives, annual grants, discretionary grants, equity administration, severance benefits, claw-backs, and deferred compensation 

Partner with senior leadership to develop and maintain job descriptions for all Senior Leadership Team roles

Lead annual market analysis to benchmark Senior Leadership Team roles; generate related benchmarking analysis and reports including: market ranges, compa-ratio, incentive targets, as needed

Evaluate and benchmark any new or revised roles and determine appropriate level and compensation; prepare compensation recommendations

Prepare quarterly Relative TSR calculations for Kelly’s Accounting team

Work with HRIS to ensure all changes to Senior Leadership Team (titles, compensation, etc.) are properly set up in PeopleSoft

Routinely collaborate with Payroll, HRIS, Accounting, Legal, HR, the Board’s Compensation Consultant and other outside vendors to ensure effective coordination of process activities

Compensation Committee

Participate in prep calls for upcoming Compensation Committee meetings

Prepare materials for meetings including: executive benchmarking, incentive plans, tally sheets, annual grants, executive compensation programs risk assessment, executive and director stock ownership, and committee charter

Participate in debrief discussions following each meeting to ensure alignment on deliverables and opportunities for process improvements

Proxy CD&A

Lead the gathering of data needed, conduct analysis, and prepare all tables in the CD&A, including the Company’s CEO Pay Ratio disclosure

Collaborate with Executive Compensation, Corporate Governance and Investor Relations teams to determine specific areas of focus for upcoming proxy statement that drive improved readability and messaging to investors; make recommendations based on your monitoring of recent SEC developments and trends in best practices


Prepare data submission for executive compensation survey participation

Review grant agreements annually and make any needed updates; review with outside counsel any material changes

For all LTI grants to Senior Leadership Team, determine the number of shares to be granted based on closing stock price and enter grants into Computershare system; assist Compensation Team with entering of Annual Grants into system

Conduct monthly audits of equity plan administration activities

Monitor market trends, legislative and regulatory requirements and changes to ensure compliance

Stay informed of trends in executive compensation and advise on marketplace and regulatory developments and their applicability to Kelly

Qualifications Required:

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resource Management, Finance, Economics or Math-related field of study-required 

MBA preferred; CCP or CECP-preferred

7+ years of progressive Compensation experience; 

10+ years of HR/Finance-related equivalent experience with strong analytical skills considered

Skills Required:

Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to prioritize projects, multi-task, and meet deadlines

Excellent communication skills and demonstrated ability to effectively interact with employees at all levels of the organization

Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, changing, and sometimes ambiguous environment

Results oriented, self-directed individual with critical thinking skills

High degree of emotional intelligence, intellectual curiosity, flexibility, creativity and self-motivation

Demonstrated analytical thinking and problem-solving skills

Superior data analysis skills and demonstrated ability to draw meaningful conclusions and make recommendations based on quantitative data

Ability to understand and respond to the business needs of the Senior Leadership Team in a proactive and supportive manner

High attention to detail and accuracy in all work deliverables

Demonstrated ability to create and deliver presentation material in a clear, concise and effective manner

Ability to recognize trends and identify systemic approaches to solving problems

High integrity, discretion, and sensitivity in handling confidential information

Ability to work independently or collaboratively in a team

Advanced technical skills in Excel, Word and PowerPoint

What’s in it for you?

Kelly takes pride in supporting the whole person, their family and their future. We understand that in order to thrive, we have to build lasting relationships and provide our employees with endless possibilities for growth. At the end of the day, we know that work is more than making a living – it’s about making a life.

Additional Benefits:

Healthcare – Medical, Dental, Vision

Management Rerirement Plan

Paid Time Off

Vacation Purchase Program

Tuition Reimbursement

PerkSpot – Personal Online Discount Program

Base salary range is $120k-$140k

About Kelly Services®

Kelly connects talented people to companies in need of their skills in areas including Science, Engineering, Education, Office, Contact Center, Light Industrial, and more. We’re always thinking about what’s next in the evolving world of work, and we help people ditch the script on old ways of thinking and embrace the value of all workstyles in the workplace. We directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world, and we connect thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners in our outsourcing and consulting practice. 

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse, equitable and inclusive workforce, including, but not limited to, race, gender, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation and gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.