Executive Compensation Consultant
Block is one company built from many blocks, all united by the same purpose of economic empowerment. The blocks that form our foundational teams — People, Finance, Counsel, Hardware, Information Security, Platform Infrastructure Engineering, and more — provide support and guidance at the corporate level. They work across business groups and around the globe, spanning time zones and disciplines to develop inclusive People policies, forecast finances, give legal counsel, safeguard systems, nurture new initiatives, and more. Every challenge creates possibilities, and we need different perspectives to see them all. Bring yours to Block.
Our compensation team is looking for an experienced Executive Compensation Consultant to support the executive compensation function. You’ll report to Block’s Compensation Lead (Head of Compensation) and will manage pay programs for C-level executives and the Board of Directors. This position will be critical to the development of materials and required disclosures for the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors.
Prepare materials for compensation committee meetings; participate in preparation sessions with the Compensation Lead, legal, finance, senior leaders, and external compensation consultants
Manage the quarterly deliverables from external compensation consultants and provide them with relevant personnel and stock plan data
Prepare compensation-relevant public filings in partnership with legal and finance, e.g. proxy statement, Compensation Discussion and Analysis (CD&A), and related disclosures
Partner with HR leadership and finance teams to develop and enhance executive performance metrics and compensation framework
Conduct executive compensation survey and benchmarking in partnership with external compensation consultant
Consult, review, and approve offers with executive recruiting team
Support for compensation programs (merit/promotion cycles), communications updates, etc.
Research and network with other companies to benchmark best practices and trends in compensation
5+ years of experience in compensation, finance, or other HR analytical role, with 3+ years of experience in executive compensation at public companies
Advanced Google Slides or Powerpoint skills with a good eye for design and aesthetics to create well-thought-out presentations
Advanced Google Sheets or Excel skills with the ability to effectively analyze data and develop or automate repeatable reports, metrics, and models
Demonstrated ability to work independently and within a team, conduct research, formulate conclusions, and present conclusions regarding business issues
Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills to communicate and explain compensation philosophy, program design, and recommendations effectively
Excellent prioritization skills and attention to detail; you thrive in a fast-paced environment with rapidly changing business needs
Block takes a market-based approach to pay, and pay may vary depending on your location. U.S. locations are categorized into one of four zones based on a cost of labor index for that geographic area. The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. These ranges may be modified in the future.
Zone A: USD $167,300 - USD $204,500
Zone B: USD $155,600 - USD $190,200
Zone C: USD $147,200 - USD $180,000
Zone D: USD $138,900 - USD $169,700
To find a location’s zone designation, please refer to this resource. If a location of interest is not listed, please speak with a recruiter for additional information.
Benefits include the following:
- Healthcare coverage
- Retirement Plans including company match
- Employee Stock Purchase Program
- Wellness programs, including access to mental health, 1:1 financial planners, and a monthly wellness allowance
- Paid parental and caregiving leave
- Paid time off
- Learning and Development resources
- Paid Life insurance, AD&D. and disability benefits
- Perks such as WFH reimbursements and free access to caregiving, legal, and discounted resources
This role is also eligible to participate in Block's equity plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies, and may be eligible for a sign-on bonus. Sales roles may be eligible to participate in a commission plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies. Pay and benefits are subject to change at any time, consistent with the terms of any applicable compensation or benefit plans.
We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class.
We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page.
Additionally, we consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment on our team, and always assess candidates on an individualized basis.
Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.