Compensation Specialist

Date: Sep 1, 2022

Location: Saint Louis, MO, US, 63101

Company: Spire Inc.

Company Overview

At Spire, we believe energy exists to help people. To enrich their lives, grow their businesses, advance their communities. It’s a simple idea, but one that’s at the heart of our business. We’re dedicated to understanding our customers’ needs and goals to better serve them today and tomorrow. That’s why we’re always looking for driven, collaborative people to join our team. Because we believe that offering our customers the best service means bringing together the best people.

We value safety, inclusion, and integrity. We connect to people, get the job done, and leave a memory and everything about our culture comes back to one thing: a handshake at the front door. We have 4 essential behaviors that show how the Spire culture comes to life:

Living Spire Behaviors

We Collaborate: We reach across boundaries to connect with each other and deliver on our promises. We put teamwork first, knowing that our collective energy makes us stronger.

We Care: We create good memories by treating people how we want to be treated: We are inclusive, respectful and kind. We actively create a caring culture that feels like a handshake at the front door.

We Advance: We are active learners who never stop looking for ways to innovate and improve ourselves, and our company. We embrace ongoing development and process improvement with passion and tenacity.

We Have Perspective: We strive to gain additional perspective about Spire’s business and the ever-changing energy industry. We know that every employee plays an important role in Spire’s success, and we give our best to better understand how to help move the company forward.


The Specialist, Compensation will be responsible for the development, implementation and administration of various compensation programs specifically designed for executive or other specified areas of the organization.  

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Administer records and transactions of equity grants to participants, including grant processing, reporting and vesting
  • Provide necessary technical support for regular financial and regulatory filings (10Q, 10K, Form 4 and proxy statement)
  • Build and maintain solid and productive relationships with team members, business leaders, employees and vendors through the use of strong facilitation, networking and professional presentation skills
  • Supports the annual salary merit and AIP awards processes
  • Supports placements by TA through compensation package recommendations
  • Educate through presentations and individual conversions on compensation procedures, policies and programs
  • Lead and/or assist with compensation or other HR projects as needed
  • Manage relationship and consult with third party vendors as appropriate
  • Supports the planning and implementation of key processes
  • Oversees Company participation in various surveys and maintains updated data base of annual survey information
  • Support project efforts as assigned
  • All other duties as assigned

Essential Characteristics and Competencies

  • High degree of integrity, sensitivity and professionalism in dealing with associate relations issues and confidential information

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

Required Education (certifications, licenses)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Human Resources, or related business discipline required.
  • SPHR, CEBS or CCP preferred

Required knowledge, skill and abilities

  • Three to five years’ experience with proven increase in responsibility in compensation required
  • Work experience in human resources or finance area of an organization
  • Maintain professionalism and keep sensitive materials confidential at all times
  • Must have strong analytical skills
  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills and presentation abilities
  • Knowledge of survey data systems and vendor programs
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite with intermediate Excel skills
  • ADP, Oracle and SuccessFactors experience preferred

Physical demands, environment and schedule

  • Hybrid in office/remote work schedule
  • Requires work during nonstandard business hours with occasional travel 


We Advance
We Care
We Collaborate
We Have Perspective

Posting Requirements

Spire accepts online applications through our career site at


Posting requirements: The above posting description is intended to describe the general nature of the level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Spire, Inc., and its subsidiaries are Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer. 


We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all areas, including but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, selection, training, education, compensation, benefits, promotion, job transfer, upgrading, separation and recall regardless of the individual’s race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, and/or other protected categories under all Federal, State, and local laws. For more information, please view our Integrity and Inclusion pages of our career site.

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