Greater opportunities to build the life you want
Greater Peoria, IL
Greater Peoria, IL

Compensation Manager- Remote Eligible



Chicago, IL, USA · Remote
Posted on Saturday, August 19, 2023

We are the leading provider of professional services to the middle market globally, our purpose is to instill confidence in a world of change, empowering our clients and people to realize their full potential. Our exceptional people are the key to our unrivaled, inclusive culture and talent experience and our ability to be compelling to our clients. You’ll find an environment that inspires and empowers you to thrive both personally and professionally. There’s no one like you and that’s why there’s nowhere like RSM.

The Compensation Client Advisory Manager is responsible for consulting with Talent Business Advisors for business aligned groups on a wide range of compensation topics and projects. Consultation requires having an understanding of the organizational design and strategy for their client group and how RSM compensation programs can accelerate strategic initiatives.

Essential Duties:

  • Consult with Talent Business Advisors for business aligned groups on the following:
    • Compensation philosophy, programs, and processes
    • External marketplace trends, providing expertise in competitive practice
    • Identification of opportunities to strengthen competitiveness programs through networking with external compensation professionals
    • Ongoing, regular support to achieve prioritized business objectives (40%)
  • Manage compensation programs, processes and analysis for business aligned groups:
    • Oversees job evaluations and survey matching and participation
    • Guides through key annual processes of Salary Administration, Budgeting, Market Competitive reviews for business aligned groups
    • Provide business perspective and input to the compensation team on business challenges, as well as for the design of Reward programs, policies, procedures, practices, systems, communications, and reporting of key metrics
    • Lead the deployment of programs changes, salary ranges and structures, including consulting with compensation operations on technology solutions
    • Bring to life compensation reporting and analysis for business aligned groups
    • Partner with Talent Acquisition to provide guidance on offers, campus hiring, etc. (30%)
  • Project management for assigned projects
    • Lead all aspects of assigned projects, including building work plans, engaging internal and external team members, prioritizing and assigning tasks, identifying and mitigating risks, and bringing projects to successful completion
    • Collaborate across Talent on programs, initiatives, and issue resolution (25%)
  • Other duties as assigned (5%)


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • CCP preferred


  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office required
  • Demonstrated project management skills required
  • Knowledge of state & federal age and hour regulations requires
  • Strong written & verbal communication and presentation skills required
  • Critical thinking skills required
  • Proven ability to take initiative and operate independently


  • At least 5 years of experience in Compensation / HR field required
  • At least 3 years of experience supervising or leading individuals required


  • Ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy during the process of educating, mentoring, and coaching staff and management
  • Ability to lead, impact, and influence change

At RSM, we offer a competitive benefits and compensation package for all our people. We support and inspire you to prioritize your wellbeing by delivering personalized, holistic programming for your physical, emotional, financial and community wellbeing. RSM has a generous time off policy with at least 14 paid holidays, wellbeing days and associate and above access to self-managed time off. We offer flexibility in your schedule, empowering you to balance life’s demands, while also maintaining your ability to serve clients. Learn more about our total rewards at https://rsmus.com/careers/working-at-rsm/benefits.

RSM is proud to be an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are proud to provide our employees with tools to assist them in being successful in achieving both personal and professional goals. We welcome and support all our employees to thrive in an environment free of discrimination and harassment. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer all applicants will receive consideration for employment as RSM does not tolerate discrimination and/or harassment based on race; color; creed; sincerely held religious beliefs, practices or observances; sex (including pregnancy or disabilities related to nursing); gender (including gender identity and/or gender expression); sexual orientation; HIV Status; national origin; ancestry; familial or marital status; age; physical or mental disability; citizenship; political affiliation; medical condition (including family and medical leave); domestic violence victim status; past, current or prospective service in the US uniformed service; pre-disposing genetic characteristics or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

RSM does not intend to hire entry level candidates who will require sponsorship now OR in the future (i.e. F-1 visa holders). However, those candidates who may be recent U.S. college / university graduates possessing 1-2 years of progressive and relevant work experience, excluding internships, in the U.S. or his/her home country would be eligible for hire as an experienced candidate and thus eligible for sponsorship.

Compensation Range: $102,200 - $189,200