United Bank

  • HR Compensation Specialist

    Job Locations US-WV-Parkersburg | US-WV-Morgantown
    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/17/2018 10:24 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Human Resources / Training
    UBSI Non-Retail
  • Responsibilities

    The HR Compensation Specialist will be responsible for the operational administration of the compensation program to include job descriptions, data analysis, pay equity and other aspects of the compensation area. Overall goal is to ensure that the compensation and benefit programs provide competitive practices and are consistently administered in compliance with company policies and government regulations.




    • Responsible for the administration of the retirement plan benefits to include, but not limited to, day-to-day administration, audit and annual compliance reporting and filings
    • Create new and update existing job descriptions and ensure appropriate FLSA classification is assigned and maintain the job description library
    • Manage projects such as survey data gathering and participation, analysis to ensure pay equity
    • Position and compensation integration for mergers and acquisitions
    • Work closely with various managers within the lines of business to review staffing placements and provide consultative recommendations on staff compensation and pay equity
    • Conduct job evaluations and compile market data to provide recommendation on competitive position group and salary range
    • Review, conduct pay equity analysis and approve requested salary increases as submitted on a daily basis through the HRIS system
    • Assist Manager in the preparation of various salary and compensation analysis and reports for management
    • Gather data and complete market survey for submission to consultant firm
    • Conduct analysis and audit of compensation survey results and make recommendation with compensation structure for potential position changes and annual salary range aging
    • Develop and document procedures to streamline processes and educate managers as necessary
    • Work closely with Recruitment, HRIS and Payroll to ensure that processes, HRIS and compensation systems are updated to reflect changes to position attributes, salary structure, etc.
    • Working closely with manager on the annual performance and salary review communication and process within the Successfactor system
    • Keep current of federal, state and location compensation regulations in order to ensure compensation program is in compliance
    • Serve as back up to other Benefits related tasks as necessary
    • Responsible for the administration of the retirement plan benefits to include, but not limited to, day-to-day administration, audit and annual compliance reporting and filings
    • Ability to work closely with Benefits and Compensation Manager in learning all aspects of the Benefits and Compensation areas to serve as back up to the Manager role.




    • Minimum of three (3) years of related working experience in analysis, design and/or administration of compensation programs or HR Generalist experience with an emphasis on Compensation and Benefits required
    • Minimum of one (1) year of previous working experience in benefits administration required

    • Prior Banking experience and/or within other Human Resources area is a plus
    • SHRM Certified Professional or CCP certification highly desired
    • Working experience with compensation systems such as Successfactors
    • Ability to interpret data and present in a clear and concise manner
    • Ability to work with all levels of staff and managers effectively and professionally
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
    • High level of confidentiality and professionalism
    • Ability to work with limited supervision and collaborate with others
    • Demonstrated ability to use sound judgment and decision making
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Products required
    • High School, or equivalent diploma required; Bachelor’s degree highly desired in a related field



    • Business Acumen
    • Consultation
    • Critical Evaluation
    • Analytical and detail oriented
    • Relationship Management
    • Communication 

    Essential Functions:

    • Sitting for extended periods of time
    • Sufficient dexterity of hands and fingers to efficiently operate a computer keyboard, mouse and other computer components.
    • Ability to converse and exchange information with all levels of staff within organization.
    • Ability to observe, perceive, identify, and translate data


    With over 175 years of experience, United Bank is one of the region’s premier banks with locations in West Virginia, Virginia, Washington, DC, Maryland, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. A subsidiary of United Bankshares, Inc., with dual headquarters in Washington, DC and Charleston, WV, we are a full service financial institution with over $19 billion in assets.
    At United Bank, our people are our greatest asset. Our company is a perfect fit for hard-working, driven individuals as we provide a culture that is entrepreneurial, efficient, relationship-based and service-oriented. United is proud of our record of growth and our commitment to service - not only to our customers, but also to the communities in which we live and work.
    United encourages our employees to become involved in the community and in professional activities, and we provide continued training and other support to help all employees achieve their full potential.


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