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Senior Total Rewards Partner



Posted on Monday, June 3, 2024

At Airwallex (, we’re building the future of global finance on one platform. Founded in 2015 in Melbourne, Airwallex is the leading financial technology platform for modern businesses to grow beyond borders. With one of the world’s most powerful payments infrastructure, our technology empowers businesses of all sizes to accept payments, move money globally, and simplify their financial operations, all on one single platform.

If you’re excited to do the most ambitious work of your career and change the way money moves around the world - join us!

As the Global Senior. Compensation and Benefits Partner for the company, you will oversee all aspects of total rewards for a globally dispersed team across APAC, China, EMEA and the US. Reporting to the Global Rewards Director, you will work with our global leadership and cross-functional partners to deliver competitive and analytically-driven compensation programs aligned with Airwallex's compensation philosophy and values. You will spearhead all facets of total rewards, encompassing compensation, benefits, and equity for our global business, with a strong focus on employee satisfaction and market competitiveness. This is a senior individual contributor role that will grow as Airwallex continues to scale.


  • Perform deep analysis on effectiveness and competitiveness of existing compensation programs and model potential impact.

  • Provide guidance to HR and the business and develop creative solutions on a variety of total compensation issues, including the setting of appropriate pay levels, base pay, annual incentive pay and equity compensation, as well the strategy for new hires and ongoing retention strategy for top talents and high performers within the organization.

  • Lead and manage the annual compensation review process including budget planning

  • Responsible for developing and maintaining the strategy, design, policies, guidelines, and operationalization of Compensation and Benefits programs, as well as effectively managing Airwallex's equity pool.

  • Implement and maintain compensation resources (Confluence pages, training, communication)

  • Served as subject matter expert for training and education programs, delivering comprehensive trainings on Airwallex Compensation Philosophy to cross-function stakeholders, business leaders and employees.

  • Prepare ad hoc reporting for the executive team

What you will bring:

  • 6-10 years experience of good mix of hands-on, operational and compensation design and management experience

  • Highly analytical and strong technical and quantitative skills (Excel etc.)

  • Highly detailed driven with emphasis on accuracy, coupled with the ability to see the broader picture.

  • Ability to create dynamic tools and models to interpret and analyze data such as salary, incentives (cash, equity), and executive compensation.

  • Ability to work independently, take on responsibility and be quick of foot in a fast-paced, change-oriented environment.

  • Solid consultation skills and the ability to influence and provide quality advice.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills for internal presentations that demonstrate business acumen.

  • Candidates must have demonstrated project management experience, and the ability to manage multiple (sometimes shifting) priorities under tight deadlines.

Airwallex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and anyone seeking employment at Airwallex is considered based on merit, qualifications, competence and talent. We don’t regard color, religion, race, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, sex, marital or family status, disability, gender, or any other legally protected status when making our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Airwallex does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms/recruiters. Airwallex will not pay any fees to search firms/recruiters if a candidate is submitted by a search firm/recruiter unless an agreement has been entered into with respect to specific open position(s). Search firms/recruiters submitting resumes to Airwallex on an unsolicited basis shall be deemed to accept this condition, regardless of any other provision to the contrary.