Want to take your career to giga heights? Ready for a lakeside office next to a funnel cake stand? If pay programs, market data and job evals are on your resume, then Cedar Fair may have the HR adventure you seek!
Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: FUN), an amusement park leader, has a traditional compensation role in a non-traditional environment. We're hiring a fulltime Compensation Manager at the corporate office in Sandusky, OH (inside Cedar Point park.)
WHAT'S THE JOB? Responsible for compensation program at 11 locations in US and Canada through consultation with HR and business partners. That's developing, reviewing & maintaining consistent, legal and equitable programs. Activities like job and market analysis, equity reviews, jobs database admin and merit process. All while ensuring it's compliant and meets business needs.
The fine print:
Evaluate effectiveness of internal pay practices and conduct market research to create pay programs and provide compensation data analysis to facilitate management decision making.
Review pay offers for external and internal candidates based on qualifications, external market, and internal equity considerations.
Responsible for the organization’s job database. Partner with business unit HR teams and management to develop, revise, and audit job descriptions for content. Conduct audits to ensure consistent, quality and legally compliance.
Analyze job content and related market data to provide recommendations for grading jobs.
Consult and collaborate with leadership and HR partners to identify and address issues related to compensation to support recognition/retention plans, etc.
Assist with organizational restructures. Evaluate job content, determines appropriate pay grades and recommend pay adjustments based on scope of jobs, external pay pressures and internal comparisons.
Work with Director and HR management to streamline pay delivery systems utilizing Excel, databases, the HRIS, etc. Create tools to analyze data and prepare recommendations to submit to senior management for review and approval.
Maintain knowledge of current state and federal regulations or legislation that impacts pay practices. Make recommendations to maintain compliance and impact on business.
Here’s the comp speak: min 5 years developing, implementing and administering comp programs including surveys, pay structures, adjustments, merit and incentive planning. Lots of data requires excellent knowledge of databases, Excel and HRIS.
The fine print:
Bachelor Degree in human resources, accounting, business administration or equivalent work experience.
5 to 7 years of related experience, including a minimum of 4 to 5 years direct experience developing and administering compensation programs.
Excellent Excel skills required to analyze data and manage pay delivery (v-lookups, micros, macros, formulas pivot tables, etc.) Working knowledge of HRIS systems.
Ability to analyze statistical data and make solid recommendations that reflect market data and internal comparisons. Experience working with incentive pay programs and preparing recommendations and statistical reports for presentation to management.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Strong interpersonal and problem solving skills. Ability to consult with all levels of management as needed to analyze jobs and review or develop job descriptions.
Strong analytical mindset and the ability to analyze business needs, talent priorities, and make strategic decisions.
Strong, instinctive work ethic and ability to meet deadlines. Requires confidentiality.
Ability to pass a mandatory (or random) drug test, per Company policy, unless prohibited by state law or provincial law.
At Cedar Fair, our vision is to create fun that’s larger than life, producing enduring family and social connections. Our mission is to become “the place to be for fun” by providing premier regional entertainment of breadth and scale.
Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: FUN) is a publicly traded partnership headquartered in Sandusky, Ohio, and one of the largest regional amusement-resort op...erators in the world. The Partnership owns and operates 11 amusement parks, two outdoor water parks, one indoor water park and five hotels.
Amusement parks in the company’s northern region include two in Ohio: Cedar Point (Sandusky) and Kings Island (Mason); Canada’s Wonderland (Toronto); Dorney Park (Allentown, Penn.); Valleyfair (Shakopee, Minn.); and Michigan’s Adventure (Muskegon, Mich.). Parks In the southern region are Carowinds (Charlotte, N.C. and Fort Mill S.C.), Kings Dominion (Doswell, Va.) and Worlds of Fun (Kansas City, Mo.) Western parks in California include: Knott’s Berry Farm (Buena Park) and California's Great America (Santa Clara). Cedar Fair also operates Gilroy Gardens in California under a management contract.