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Reward Assistant

We are currently recruiting for a Reward Senior Assistant / Analyst to join our team in London!

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Permanent - Full Time



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About Withersworldwide

A law firm focused on people and collaboration. For the past 125 years, Withers has supported some of the world's most remarkable people and organisations at defining moments in their lives. We are the only international law firm focused on successful individuals and private capital, working closely with founders, investors and family offices. We also advise governments, charities, global brands and start-ups of all shapes and sizes. Many of our clients are shaping the future and creating solutions to tackle many of the world's problems.  It makes for a fascinating and challenging practice. Our role is to get to know each individual client, find out where they want to be, and help them to get there – whether they are building a business, looking after their family, involved in a complex dispute or protecting their finances for the future. To meet their unique needs we are exceptionally collaborative, working together across teams and time zones. We are agile, focusing on strategy rather than rigid ideas and traditional hierarchy. It is a truly flexible working culture that puts people first. Join us to be part of a team that is always looking to the future. Where initiative, big ideas and bold moves are always encouraged. Where you can truly be yourself.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic, highly organised individual to join our friendly and collaborative global Reward team. You must have experience of running reports, MI and analytics; preferably with Excel and MS applications such as Power BI.  Prior reward experience is preferred, however an interest in reward and willingness to learn are key. 

This role will require a high level of accuracy and attention to detail, as you will support key annual reward processes inclusive of the global salary and bonus review, and benefits reviews. You will also provide analytical support to reward projects, and also be required to run reports for BAU activities including pay and benefits benchmarking. You will also be required to assist with day- to- day administration activities and MI reporting. 

Areas of focus and responsibilities

  • Being responsible for providing and presenting compensation related information and spreadsheets to the HR team and the wider business
  • Supporting key annual reward processes including salary and bonus review, budgeting and benefit renewals, market research including survey completion.
  • Provide analytics and support modelling activities where required
  • Support the compensation analyst with the annual review; learn existing processes; and in time recommend/develop improved processes
  • From time-to-time you may also be required to work with the HRIS Manager, the business and the HR team to analyse and understand the business reporting requirements and working to create new reports; or update existing reports to meet these needs.
  • Supporting the maintenance and further development of Reward and the HR System including trouble shooting and resolving issues as they arise.
  • Act as a point of contact for reward and benefit queries and provide collaborative support to all areas of the HR team as well as employees/partners on reward and HRIS matters.
  • Project work – including policy writing/process notes, drafting documents and undertaking research.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not exhaustive.  It is intended to describe the general content of, and requirements for the performance of this job, and as such, the role may also include the undertaking of additional tasks as required.

Skills and attributes

You will already have gained experience in Reward and MI reporting, either in a generalist or a specialist role, you will have strong numerical and analytical skills and be proficient in MS Excel to manipulate and analyse data sets. Experience in Professional Services is preferred. You should be able to use your initiative, be adaptable and flexible in your approach with excellent communication skills both verbal and written.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Excel (experience of formulas including array, search and return, If queries etc.; Power query experience would be an advantage)
  • Power point experience, able to translate detailed spreadsheet results into a text summary / bullet point format that can be easily digested by stakeholders outside of the reward team
  • Accuracy and attention to detail, checks own work and has the end user in mind when producing outputs
  • High service delivery standards in every respect, and the ability to win the confidence and respect of others
  • Ability to work at pace in a dynamic and demanding workplace, whilst still maintaining a high standard
  • Willingness to learn new skills and use of initiative to solve problems and to work efficiently
  • Proactive management of your own workload, the ability to prioritise, adapt to changing deadlines and to work under pressure
  • Methodical and flexible approach to working


  • Experience of working with HR reward benchmarking systems and compensation principles
  • Power Bi experience

The Essentials

  • 9.30am – 5.30pm but flexibility is needed
  • 4 week notice period
  • 12 week probation period
  • Flexible benefit package including pension, private medical insurance, denplan, season ticket loan, subsidised gym memberships, lifestyle discount scheme, the ability to buy and sell holidays, flu jabs, doctors consultation service, cycle to work scheme, on site café and more


Information for Recruitment Agencies

Withersworldwide endeavours to recruit and fill vacancies directly. However, when we do need to engage with agencies, Withersworldwide operates a preferred supplier list and will not be accepting unsolicited applications from non-PSL agencies for this role.

Equal Opportunities Employment Statement

It is the policy of Withersworldwide to provide equal opportunities for all employees in relation to recruitment, training and promotion.  Decisions in these areas will be made only by reference to the requirements of the job and shall not be influenced by any consideration of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race (including colour, nationality and ethnic and national origin), religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation).

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