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Sr. Manager, Compensation Operations in Remote Michigan at PayPal

Date Posted: 12/22/2021

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At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives. We’re a purpose-driven company, and our beliefs are the foundation of how we conduct business every day. We’re guided by our core values of Inclusion, Innovation, Collaboration, and Wellness. Collectively, these values inspire us to work together as One Team with our customers at the center of everything we do, and to take care of ourselves, each other, and the communities in which we live and work. We challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. Join us as we enable the hopes, dreams, and ambitions of millions of people around the world.

Sr. Manager, Compensation Operations The PayPal HR Operations team is seeking an experienced, highly engaged and dynamic Senior Manager to provide process design, programmatic and operational support to our Rewards team.  The ideal candidate will be passionate about delivering best-in-class optimized HR services to the enterprise and hyper-focused on flawless ‘go-to-market’ execution.  Success in this position will require the development of an extensive internal network, both within and beyond the HR function and an ability to work well with and through others to effectively execute.  The successful candidate will navigate easily between both strategic and hands-on items on the to-do list.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Operationalize Compensation and Absence management programs and strategies into scalable, affective technology and process solutions. 
  • Partner with Compensation and Benefits COE’s, HRBPs and others throughout the business to translate high level vision into a clear set of requirements for business, process, tools, training and communication
  • Program managing, requirements gathering, and testing coordination of PayPal’s Workday Core and Advanced Compensation modules including merit plans, bonus plans, stock plans, allowance plans and total rewards statements in partnership with People Operations, payroll, and IT.
  • Serves as the Compensation Administrator preparing and maintaining the Advanced Compensation module for bi-annual compensation planning cycles including salary planning, and annual bonus planning, payouts and equity cycles.
  • Support Absence Management program processes including business process, time off and leave plan requirement gathering, process design, testing and deployment.
  • Ensuring company compensation and absence management programs are consistently administered in compliance with internal policies and government regulations
  • In partnership with Compensation Partners, HRBPs and HR IT, support the Rewards lifecycle, e.g.:
    • Annual Incentive Plan management including budgeting & accruals, eligibility and data audits, Workday execution & enhancements, training and comms, AIP grants and adjustments, SOX audits, reporting & analytics
    • AIP administration & execution including system automation and delivery, payroll liaison, term process & payout, AIP shares execution, liaison w/ Finance
    • Reward systems management including Workday, MarketPay, CompView, Tier 2 HR support
  • Support development of compensation and benefit program content on our employee portal and participate in the development of training materials for HRBPs and people managers globally
  • Conduct and contribute to various other projects and initiatives pertaining to global compensation and benefits programs and practices, aligned with HR priorities and portfolio roadmap

Job Requirements:

  • Solid understanding of rewards operations.  Strong working knowledge of, and hands-on practical experience with, technology tools (Workday HCM, Advanced Compensation and Absence Management) and applications typically used in the space (payroll, absence time tracking, etc.)
  • Minimum of 3 years of practical Workday HCM, Core Compensation, Advance Compensation (required).
  • 3-5 years of Compensation administration experience.
  • Experience implementing Workday’s HCM core compensation and advanced compensation module for a global organization preferred
  • Experience supporting Workday’s Absence Management module preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Knowledge of laws and regulations as they apply to base compensation and incentive compensation programs, company policies, and operations
  • Strong problem-solving, planning, and execution skills, coupled with an ownership mentality to ensure tasks are seen through to completion.
  • Ability to incorporate inputs from multiple stakeholders and build consensus around approaches and program design, coupled with the ability to translate inputs into effective execution and tangible outcomes
  • Highly skilled at simplifying and operationalizing processes and systems to drive efficient delivery of services at scale. Eager to learn new things and apply knowledge to innovate, improve/simplify processes.
  • Thrive in a global, fast-paced, and dynamic work environment.  Ability to manage high job complexity and constant multi-tasking with exceptional attention to detail.  Well organized, able to prioritize well, work efficiently.  Shows flexibility as workloads fluctuate.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong customer focus
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in business, human resources, technology or related field and 5+ years of experience in employee compensation

For more than 20 years, PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 400 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying, or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom, enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at



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