Kim Cherubini

Freelance HR Manager & Project Manager

Location:Leominster, Massachusetts, United States
2 Skills
A creative, flexible, dependable, results driven financial/compensation professional with high attention to detail and quality who delivers results on time and within budget.

Proven ability to prioritize work and manage simultaneous projects to meet deadlines within demanding environments and fixed budgets.
Able to consistently provide clients with the necessary information and recommendations to make sound decisions to better manage their business, people, and profitability.
Self starter who takes the initiative to learn and share creative ideas, concepts and best practices.
Extensive experience working with large, multi-million dollar organizations and industry leaders to design and implement compensation programs that support business strategies and deliver results.

Contract Compensation Consultant 2005-2006
The Hanover Insurance Group, Worcester, MA
Led corporate-wide compensation initiative to outsource stock plan administration for the organization.
Developed and maintained detailed project plan outlining key deliverables, dates and measurements for success.
Facilitated alignment between internal departments and outside vendor to ensure that all business needs were identified and met within project timeline.
Developed and implemented training process for staff on new systems and procedures relative to stock plan administration.

Executive Compensation Consultant 2002-2005
The Hanover Insurance Group, Worcester, MA
Evaluated, developed and administered compensation programs and policies.
Designed compensation programs for the organization including base salary, incentive compensation, deferred compensation and Board of Director compensation.
Developed benchmarking surveys to determine competitive advantage of compensation programs within the market.
Worked closely with Finance team to develop financial models of compensation programs and cost analysis to ensure program costs were within budget guidelines.
Prepared and presented compensation recommendations to Management Team and Board of Directors to ensure strategic alignment and improve retention.

Compensation Consultant 1999-2002
Hewitt Associates LLC, Waltham, MA
Managed and developed client relationships through projects and ongoing consulting activities.
Assessed individual client environments and needs to identify, design and implement appropriate solutions to meet business objectives.
Developed and implemented total rewards strategies and designed compensation programs to support these strategies for individual clients.
Benchmarked competitiveness of client organization’s compensation policies and practices through market research and data analysis.

Compensation Analyst 1996-1999
Reebok International, LTD., Canton, MA
Conducted activities in support of compensation programs and policies to include job evaluation, salary structure design, salary increase budget recommendations and administration, bonus plans and stock option program.
Collaborated with line managers to analyze organizational structure, individual job responsibilities and skill requirements, resulting in redefinition of roles and restructuring of various departments.
Performed competitive market analyses for all non-executive positions within the company and developed salary recommendations for individual employees.
Developed and presented financial cost analysis of compensation programs to CFO, including recommendations for changes in programs to better support business strategies.
Designed and delivered compensation training and communications to all levels within the organization.

Independent Consultant 2007-2010
Creative Memories and Shaklee Corporation (virtual positions)
Marketed business to potential customers through various forms of media including local fairs, community outreach, email correspondence and website management.
Conducted workshops and at home seminars to introduce company and its products to potential customers and ultimately generated sales based on customer needs.

Parental Advisory Board Member 2008-2010
Village Green Preschool, Sterling, MA
Advised preschool director on appropriate activities and actions for school program and teachers to support philosophy of the school.
Raised $2,500 profit for the school through one fundraiser. Responsibilities included managing vendor relationship, communications, financial tracking/reporting, and delivering goods to parents.

Community Volunteer 2008-2010
Developed and co-chaired a fundraising effort for Houghton Elementary school that generated a profit of nearly $1,000 in one night.
Dedicate time on a regular basis in the classroom to aid the teacher and students in specific focus areas such as reading and writing.
Communicate with other parents on behalf of the teacher to ensure classroom needs are met.

Internships 1992-1996
Reebok International, LTD., Canton, MA
Annual paid internships during college breaks and summers that focused on the various functional areas of HR including: training and development, recruitment, compensation and benefits.


M.B.A., BOSTON COLLEGE December 2000
Major: Finance

Major: Human Resource Management
Skills (2) Rating
HR Management
Project Management