Associate – Compensation

Generate Capital

Generate Capital

201-500 employees

Finances and operates sustainable infrastructure globally

Data & Analytics
Industrial & Manufacturing
Social Impact

Compensation Overview

$115,000 - $200,000Annually

+ Discretionary Bonus

Junior, Mid

San Francisco, CA, USA

Required Skills
Market Research
Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent relevant experience
  • 3+ years of compensation experience, preferably in the financial services industry
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, analyze, and interpret compensation data and market trends
  • Proficient in using compensation benchmarking tools, HRIS systems, and Microsoft Office suite with strong Excel skills
  • Clear and confident presentation skills
  • Strong team player, with proven ability to drive results both collaboratively and independently
  • Unimpeachable integrity and glowing references
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, including empathy, intuition, and listening as well as strong writing, editing, and basic design skills
  • High level of self-awareness and humility, with excitement about confronting uncomfortable situations or new challenges
  • Intellectual agility, curiosity, and creativity; problem-solving is your default mode
  • Entrepreneurial spirit: flexibility, comfort with risk, recognition that \
  • perfect can be the enemy of the good\
  • Generate’s compensation packages are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case.  Salary decisions take into account a wide variety of factors including, but not limited to: skill sets, experience and training, licensure and certifications, geographic location, and other business and organizational needs. A reasonable estimate of the base salary range for this role is $115,000-$200,000. In addition, the compensation package may include a discretionary bonus and other benefits, including health care benefits, retirement benefits, benefits permitting paid days off (including sick leave, parental leave, and paid time off or vacation benefits), and other benefits that must be reported for federal tax purposes.  It is not typical for an individual to be hired at the top of this range. 
  • Assist in the development and execution of the company’s compensation strategy, including base salary, bonus, and long-term incentives
  • Conduct market research and benchmarking analyses to ensure competitive compensation practices, and provide recommendations on compensation trends, best practices, and industry standards
  • Support the annual compensation planning process, including data collection, analysis, and reporting to the Executive Team and Board of Directors
  • Partner with the People and Finance teams to prepare accurate compensation budgets and forecasts, and ensure timeline processing of equity grants, vesting, and exercise activities
  • Collaborate closely with the Talent team and senior leaders to ensure alignment between compensation and performance management processes
  • Manage all compensation-related employee communications including FAQs
  • Develop and deliver communication materials and educational content for employees on compensation and equity programs, including developing offer letters, equity plan documents, participant guides, etc.

Generate is a leading sustainable infrastructure company that provides comprehensive solutions in clean energy, transportation, and waste and water sectors. Their unique Infrastructure-as-a-Service model, coupled with partnerships with over 40 technology and project developers, allows them to own and operate more than 2,000 global assets, serving a diverse clientele including companies, communities, and educational institutions. As a Public Benefit Corporation, Generate's commitment to sustainability is reflected in their diverse portfolio of projects, ranging from microgrids and electric vehicles to wastewater treatment and precision agriculture.

Company Stage


Total Funding



San Francisco, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth