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Requisition Title Benefits and Compensation Specialist
Part Time? No
Department Human Resources
City Arlington
State VA

Total Rewards Consultant

The Total Rewards Consultant will be responsible for providing consultative expertise, guidance and recommendations on the administration of ARC's total rewards programs, including compensation, benefits, wellness and employee recognition.


Responsible for the day-to-day administration of all company benefits programs. Performs annual open enrollment, research, development, implementation and monitoring of benefits plans to include medical, dental, vision, voluntary benefits, paid time off, 401k, EAP, FMLA and NQDCP.

  • Evaluates the cost, coverage, effectiveness, plan experience, usage and competitive trends of benefit programs
  • Designs and oversees the delivery of benefits new hire orientation in collaboration with HR Business Partners


Coordinates and oversees the participation, collection and maintenance of salary survey data in online CompAnalyst database. Conducts market research to identify market trends and monitor market sensitive jobs. 

  • Leads job analysis and market pricing efforts to review external and internal competitiveness of ARC jobs
  • Supports the development and communication of salary structure design and administration
  • Provides advice and counsel to HR Business Partners and managers on pay practices, policy and guideline interpretation
  • Administers the annual salary and incentive planning process. Identifies business process requirements and collaborates with HR Operations on supporting the configuration and deployment of the compensation module within SuccessFactors. Creates project plans, communicates timelines, coordinates training efforts and works in partnership with HR Business Partners to ensure the organization meets all expected deliverables.


  • Serves as program administrator for the design, evaluation and communication of ARC’s wellness program, including corporate gym partnerships and onsite wellness events/offerings 
  • Manages wellness vendor relationship with Viverae
  • Leads the Corporate Wellness Team Committee

Total Rewards

  • Serves as program administrator for ARC's Total Rewards HUB employee portal
  • Leads efforts to ensure that policies, procedures, plan documents and department operations are documented and in compliance with all organizational policies, state and federal laws and other regulatory agencies
  • Stays current on legislative updates affecting total rewards, including wage and hour regulations, ERISA, FLSA, DOL, IRS and the Healthcare Reform Act
  • Conducts on-going audits to ensure validity of all total rewards data contained in the Ultimate Software HRIS system and submitted through vendor interface files. Coordinates data needs with HRIS Administrator, Finance and Payroll departments.
  • Manages the design and updating of tools and resources maintained on Total Rewards SharePoint sites for use by employees, managers and the HR team 

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Finance/Accounting, or related field 
  • WorldatWork Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) and/or Certified Benefits Professional (CBP) designation; or progress towards completion preferred 
  • A minimum of 5 of progressive Human Resources experience with an emphasis in compensation and benefits administration, including vendor management experience
  • Ability to manage changing priorities, multiple deadlines and competing demands 
  • In-depth knowledge of health and wellbeing benefit plans, ACA, HIPAA, COBRA, FMLA, ERISA, 401(k) and applicable regulations required
  • Knowledge of the impact of total rewards programs on company financial metrics 
  • Must be detailed oriented, accurate, and able to maintain high levels of confidentiality
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint)
  • Proficient in use of HRIS systems (we use -  Ultimate Software), including running queries and accessing and manipulating employee data
  • Self-starter with strong written and oral communication and consultative skills 

EOE   M/F/D/V   Females and Minorities Encouraged to Apply

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • ARC does not discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed information related to compensation. Employees and applicants who have access to others’ compensation information will not disclose it to others, unless compelled to do so in response to a complaint, legal action/request or investigation.
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