Job Description

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M&A Benefits and Compensation Lead

Key Role:

Lead and execute the compensation and benefit requirements necessary for merger and acquisition (M&A) related activities through the full life-cycle – starting with diligence through final end-state. Active participation when required, in reviewing data room artifacts as well as conducting analyses related to compensation and welfare benefit programs. Advise and execute recommendations on compensation frameworks, retention strategies and benefits integration plans. Act as an internal consultant to stakeholders and business leaders on integration activities necessary to onboard acquired employee populations or employee related considerations for pending divestitures. Partner with a team and vendors to ensure details of pay programs, health and welfare benefits and 401K programs are accounted for in the integration strategy. Identify potential gaps and provide solutions for continued support through life cycle of implementation or shutdown guided by the firm’s employee value proposition. Due to the nature of work performed within this facility, U.S. citizenship is required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of experience in benefits and compensation functions for a large company
  • 6+ years of experience applying compensation principles and concepts to develop solutions to incentivize and retain employees
  • 6+ years of experience with benefits design and trends, administration, utilization, cost and budgeting, base pay architecture, incentive plan design and administration, and differentiated rewards programs
  • Experience using Microsoft Office applications, project management tools, and maintaining the highest level of confidentiality
  • Knowledge of health care reform, reporting requirements, and ERISA, HIPAA, and FMLA compliance requirements
  • Knowledge of FLSA, wage and hour laws, pay transparency, and compensation regulations
  • Ability to successfully manage and lead multiple initiatives and prioritize deliverables
  • Bachelor's degree

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience using Workday
  • Experience providing analysis in diligence phase including total rewards gap assessment, rewards programs and systems, and job mapping alignment
  • Experience developing and executing Benefits and Compensation strategies for merger and acquisition related activities
  • Experience with international compensation and benefits preferred
  • Knowledge of compensation surveys, analyses, budgets, plans, and implementation
  • Knowledge of finance in the government services industry
  • Master's degree
  • CCP, CEBS, PHR, S-PHR, SHRM-CP, or SHRM-SCP certifications

Create Your Career:

Grow With Us

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.

A Place Where You Belong

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time.

Support Your Well-Being

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.

Your Candidate Journey

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $93,300.00 to $212,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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