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Senior Talent & Compensation Specialist

  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #527
  • Salary: $110,000

Senior Talent & Compensation Specialist

LOCATION: New York, NY – Midtown Manhattan

COMPENSATION: Base salary to $130K and comprehensive benefits and bonus (including, medical, dental, vision, Exceptional work environment ideal to all transportation in one of New York's most recognized addresses. The firm culture is noted as being highly desired.

THE FIRM: Top U.S. Multinational Law Firm

SUMMARY: Top-ranked multinational law firm is seeking a Senior Talent & Compensation Specialist to work closely with the Director of Talent Management and support Professional Staff to automate and optimize HR processes while helping the organization progress in data-driven decision making.


  • Analyze data for management and HR consumption
  • Design and run reports, integrating multiple data sources
  • Process raw data reports in Excel to generate client-ready materials
  • Analyze talent-related data to support the firm’s goals and strategies
  • Collaborate with HR and business partners in Workday implementation
  • Assist in the development and implementation of compensation processes
  • Recommend updates to compensation grids based on research and analysis
  • Support the end-to-end compensation processes
  • Design and implement new Performance Development strategy
  • Create self-service HR and client tools

Required Skills

  • 5+ years of compensation, analytics or business process experience in a law firm or professional services environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree Required, Advanced degree a plus!
  • Experience working with Python, People & Talent Analytics and Workday a plus
  • Experience building dashboards using Power BI and SQL
  • Advanced skills using Excel (Macros, Vlookup, Pivot Tables, Index Match)
  • Exceptional communication and listening skills, including an innate ability to communicate with stakeholders
  • Proven ability to organize and manage a diverse range of projects, prioritizing multiple tasks with competing deadlines (at times in high-pressure situations)
  • Advanced Proficiency with Microsoft Office software
  • Strong project management skills
  • Affinity for data and experience using data to effectively and proactively make decisions