Compensation Technician

Job Locations US-SC-Charleston
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 9 months ago(3/1/2021 10:43 AM)
Location : Location
Clearance Requirement
Job Requires Relocation


SOSi is currently seeking an experienced Payroll Compensation Technician to support Global Compensation’s Separations pool in Charleston, SC.  The ideal candidate will possess experience in Payroll support services.


The Compensation Technician’s primary responsibilities are Time and Attendance (T&A) reporting (bi-monthly), pay calculation, individual leave accounts, allotments of pay, and other individual pay matters for those paid under local compensation plans at serviced-posts. 

Specific Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Responsible for accuracy of calculating and processingT&A into various proprietary financial systems, ensuring timeliness and accuracy of information. This includes working accounts by organization or country code by processing a variety of transactions which affect pay, leave, taxes, benefits and other deductions.
  • Receive, research, analyze, and process pay actions under Separation Actions such as, but not limited to: Agency Change, Death Package, General Inquiry – Separations & Historical, Lump Sums, Overpayment & Overpayment Response Separations, Refund/Recredit of Lump-Sum Payment, Upon Reemployment, Separations, Supplemental – Separations, T&A Processing, T&A Processing Manual Submission, Transfer of Leave (Separating), Year-to-Date Adjustment (YTDA) – Separations.
  • As needed, the following Separations Monitoring may be required: T&A Adjustment Monitoring, Employees Not Paid Report, SCALP Report, Automated Adjustment Report, T&A Correction Errors by Org Code and Calculations Exception


  • Secret Clearance or ability to obtain Interim Secret
  • Four-year college degree in relevant area 
  • 1 year of relevant expereince
  • Personnel shall possess a strong attention to detail, superior multi-tasking, analytical, complex problem solving, research, auditing, training, organizational, professional oral and written communication skills.
  • Requires experience with computer-based applications as well as MS Office Suite (Outlook, Excel and MS Word) experience at an intermediate level

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prefer a candidate with a Four (4) year college degree in Accounting, Business, Computers, or relevant discipline.
    Knowledge or experience with the following software systems is highly desired: CAPPS (Consolidated American Personnel & Payroll System), Report.web, VLP Sharepoint and Dashboard, Employee Express, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook), Global Foreign Affairs Compensation System (GFACS), GFS Knowledge Base (KB), GEMS (Government Employee Management System), DIS (Document Imaging System & various websites of government agencies (Employee Express, IRS, TSP. Office of Personnel Management) and other software systems required to complete the job
  • Fluency in a foreign language is desirable, but not required.

Working Conditions

  • Work environment is normal for office setting in a multiple building campus (closely located) located in a Federal Facility
  • The workday is 8-hour and 45-minutes including a 45-minute non-compensated lunch.
  • Work schedule will be defined based on the work requirements of Global Compensation and may require work in excess of the normal forty-hour work week that may include weekends.
  • Core hours are from 9am-3pm
  • Fast paced, deadline-oriented environment.


SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


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