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Director, Total Rewards

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Our fast-paced and collaborative environment inspires us to create, think, and challenge each other in ways that make our solutions and our teams better. Whether you’re interested in engineering or development, marketing or sales, or something else – if this sounds like you, then we’d love to hear from you!

We are headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with offices in the US, Canada, and India.

Wage Notice $140,000-$154,000 + VIP Job Description

This position is responsible for design, development, and implementation of Benefits, Compensation, and HR technology for Vertafore.  Requires a forward thinking HR professional with excellence depth of knowledge in compensation, benefits and HR shared services functions.  

Core Requirements and Responsibilities:  

  • Provide direction, support, development, and guidance to team responsible for compensation, benefits, and HRIS while leading, developing, and executing a long-term compensation and benefits strategy.  

  • Prepare all compensation programs, recommendations and reviews.  

  • Stay current on market trends.  

  • Analyze, design and administer employee benefits programs, including health and welfare, time away from work, and disability plans.  

  • Ensures the organization is fully leveraging its system capabilities through Workday and other tools.  

  • Administer pay-for-performance programs, compensation structures, policy, market pricing, research, cost analysis, trends, and other analytics for compensation and benefits, as well as all other HR programs.  

  • Administer compensation analysis, recommendations, non-cash awards, and related policies, plans, and processes as well as prepare board materials.  

  • Provide day-to-day leadership to drive an approach to total rewards and recognition that is competitive, cost-effective, and aligned to business, team, and individual performance.  

  • Develop HR products and services incorporating process improvements and automation that are employee-focused and cost efficient.  

  • Ensure HRIS functionality includes accurate record-keeping and reporting capabilities that equip managers with the necessary data to facilitate informed business decisions; drive system enhancements to support the needs of employees and company leaders  

  • Lead payroll team that manages and processes payroll for all US based employees. Ensure processes and procedures follow applicable timelines and are compliant with the law. High level oversight into international payroll from a systems perspective.  

  • Maintain current knowledge of related government rules and regulations, including ERISA, FLSA, FMLA, ADA, COBRA, OFCCP, and other applicable labor and/or tax laws and regulations; fulfills compliance and reporting requirements  

  • Oversee immigration program for the full company to include relationship with attorneys, case load, ensuring employees are receiving regular communication and that timelines are generally followed per Vertafore policy.  

Skills & Requirements


  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree and 7+ years of solid knowledge and experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience) of total rewards and shared services.  

  • Expert knowledge of compensation and benefits regulations; working knowledge of state and federal employment law.  

  • Proven track record within multiple HR disciplines including total rewards and employee relations.  

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; proven ability to communicate effectively and influence all levels of staff.  

  • Adept at handling multiple competing priorities and duties in a fast-paced, results-driven, rapidly changing environment - with minimal daily oversight.  

  • Excellent leadership and mentoring skills.  


Additional Requirements and Details:   

  • Travel required up to 10% of the time. 

  • Located and working from an office location. 

  • Occasional lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds.  

  • Frequent repetitive hand and arm movements required to operate a computer.  

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision (working on a computer, etc.). 

  • Frequent sitting and/or standing.  


The Professional Services (PS) and Customer Success (CX) bonus plans are a quarterly monetary bonus plan based upon individual and practice performance against specific business metrics.  Eligibility is determined by several factors including: start date, good standing in the company, and actives status at time of payout.

The Vertafore Incentive Plan (VIP) is an annual monetary bonus for eligible employees based on both individual and company performance.  Eligibility is determined by several factors including: start date, good standing in the company, and actives status at time of payout.

Commission plans are tailored to each sales role but common components include quota, MBO's and ABPMs.  Salespeople receive their formal compensation plan within 30 days of hire.

Vertafore is a drug free workplace and conducts preemployment drug and background screenings.


We do not accept resumes from agencies, headhunters or other suppliers who have not signed a formal agreement with us.

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