North America / United States / NY / New York City

Human Resources

#: 92714-en_US / 92714



Senior Compensation Analyst – 92714

Human Resources – USA New York, New York 



Working within the Global Compensation Guidelines, the Senior Compensation Analyst will support the Director of Executive & Corporate Compensation in researching job requirements and evaluating job positions to ensure the company maintains a competitive total compensation package.  




  • Provide end to end compensation support to Global Corporate Functions (HR, Finance, Marcom, Legal, DE&I) including:
    • Responsible for all compensation related matters for corporate functions in the US and partner with region/country specific compensation persons to meet the compensation needs of corporate functions outside of the US. 
    • Conduct compensation analysis including market benchmarking for quarterly promotions process, role expansions & counter offers.Prepare and present summary reports of job and compensation analyses.
    • Implement the job architecture project for all corporate functions and analyze market competitiveness for each group
    • Ensure alignment with Company Total Rewards philosophy while allowing the Company to recruit and retain the highest quality talent possible.Provide hiring ranges for any open roles in the corporate groups
    • Review compliance with FLSA standards, and advise management on applicable state and federal employment regulations and compensation policies
    • Lead year-end compensation processes, including merit increase and incentive payout planning for corporate functions
    • Conduct HR and manager trainings for compensation matters

Other responsibilities:

  • Lead global projects across all business groups like pay equity analysis, CEO pay ratio etc
  • Support other business groups to provide compensation analysis on as needed basis.
  • Support in conducting annual market pricing and consultant-sponsored compensation/benefits surveys
  • Provide support for global compensation systems (SAP, myCareer) and larger scale HR system projects
  • Create reports and models for compensation programs





  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 3 years of compensation experience including strong understanding of compensation structure and administration including job evaluation, market benchmarking base salary, and incentives
  • Familiarity with HRIS administration, SAP preferred 
  • Strong experience with data analysis and mathematical modeling using spreadsheets/database; ability to identify research and correct data anomalies; ability to decipher large data sets and tell the story
  • Experience coordinating projects and leading a team (project plan management desired)
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft suite, high level in Excel (basic programming skills a plus)
  • Detail oriented
  • Team player with a demonstrated ability to collaboratively work with a wide range of people at all levels of the organization in various locations


  • Experience with SAP and/or Successfactors sales incentive plan design and administration 
  • Experience with Google applications including sheets, doc, slides, gmail, and chats




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Job Type: Regular 

Primary Location:  New York,New York 

Secondary Locations: IL – Chicago, FL – Tampa – Oldsmar, Remote, 

Travel:  No