Compensation Lead

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What Ramp is looking for in applicants

Ramp is building the next generation of finance tools—from corporate cards and expense management, to bill payments and accounting integrations—designed to save businesses time and money with every click. Over 5000 businesses are spending an average of 3.3% less and closing their books 8 times faster, thanks to Ramp’s finance automation platform that enables billions of dollars of purchases each year.

Founded in 2019, Ramp has seen nearly 10x year-over-year growth which has led to a valuation of $8.1 billion in just over 3 years. Its investors include Founders Fund, Stripe, Citi, Goldman Sachs, Coatue Management, D1 Capital Partners, Redpoint Ventures and Thrive Capital, as well as over 100 angel investors who were founders or executives of leading companies. The team is made up of talented leaders from some of the leading financial services and fintech companies—Capital One, Stripe, Affirm, Goldman Sachs, American Express, Visa—as well as high-growth technology companies like Facebook, Spotify, Zendesk, Uber, Dropbox, and Instacart. Recently named Fast Company’s most innovative finance company, Ramp is NYC’s fastest-growing startup and America’s fastest-growing corporate card.

About the Role

Ramp is hiring its first Total Rewards expert to join our People Operations team. As the first dedicated employee focused on Total Rewards you will help uplevel our strategy and own the implementation of all of our employee rewards, across the entire employee life-cycle. You will partner with leaders to identify team needs, with finance to identify the attractive compensation investments, and with the Talent team to ensure our programs are competitive.

What You'll Do

  • Own our total rewards strategy and compensation philosophy
  • Design and implement additions to our total rewards repertoire, such as annual bonuses 
  • Setup systems to effectively monitor the market, using data from both 3rd party vendors and our own operations
  • Serve as the internal expert on equity compensation, supporting recruiters, candidates, and hiring managers to better understand this component of their compensation 
  • Defining success-metrics of our Total Rewards efforts, and setup the processes to measure and analyze them

What You'll Need

  • Minimum 4 years of experience in total rewards or compensation including some combination of equity, cash, and benefits
  • Analytical thinking and a natural inclination to quantifying decisions
  • Strong writing skills to effectively communicate complex compensation decisions to leadership
  • Desire to learn and pick up new concepts, tools, and processes with limited oversight. Some of the tools we lean on include Radford, Pave, Zapier, and homebuilt spreadsheets
  • Low ego and an eagerness to help our partners achieve their goals that rely on our input 
  • Resourcefulness and ability to get far with a smaller team. We aim to provide tools and software to increase our output, rather than just adding headcount
  • Appreciation of speed - we like to move quickly and find that people who enjoy Ramp the most do so as well

Ramp Benefits (for U.S. based employees)

  • 100% medical, dental & vision insurance coverage for you
    • Partially covered for your dependents
    • OneMedical annual membership
  • 401k (including employer match)
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Annual education reimbursement
  • WFH stipend to support your home office needs
  • Monthly wellness stipend; Headspace annual membership
  • Parental Leave
  • Relocation support

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