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Senior Compensation Analyst

San Francisco, California 94105 | Contract

Job ID: 55986 Position: Human Resources Branch: San Ramon

Wollborg Michelson Recruiting is seeking a talented contract Senor Compensation Analyst  for one of our clients, a software analytics company . The Senior Compensation Analyst will support the compensation function during a leave of absence period.  The Senior Compensation Analyst  role will be a key contributor in the management and  implementation of the companies compensation strategies and related programs. The successful candidate will have a track record of providing consultative and tactical support for compensation.  The right candidate thrives in a fast-paced environment with a bias for action. You should be able to build high-trust partnerships with management and employees, while being energetic, detail oriented, analytical, and self-starting.

This is a great opportunity for someone who has well-developed analytical and functional skills to join a team that is passionate about working together and across functions to achieve great results.  This is a full-time contractor position and is located in their amazing San Francisco office! 

This position will:
  • Support  the merit processes and internal movement process.
  • Prepare, review, revise (if necessary), and approval of requisitions, new hire offers, and promotion/job changes with a holistic perspective.
  • Advise departments and consult with Business Partners regarding compensation philosophy, practices, and programs; provide compensation expertise and analysis to management and recruiting
  • Assist in preparation and execution of: compensation structure, pay reviews, incentive programs, equity programs, salary surveys, and communications
  • Conduct in-depth competitive analyses and modeling for total rewards programs, including annual increase budgets, competitive assessments of pay trends and impacts, and financial impact modeling on pay program designs
  • Evaluate jobs and prepare/communicate job profiles and compensation grades/ranges
  • Create, maintain & audit all job profiles and compensation grades/ranges globally
  • Administer compensation related systems (Workday, CompXL, and others)
  • Support the delivery of compensation analyses, providing insight on trends to drive more informed HR/business decisions
  • Responsible for global data integrity, HR data analytics, tool optimization, and audit processes to ensure accurate and timely reporting
  • Assist in Compensation Committee presentation preparation
  • Key contributor to significant cross-functional project teams for key Total Reward initiatives, such as comp structure redesign, career pathing, system/process improvements, intranet optimization of program communication.


  Skills and experience needed to do the job:
  • 7+ years’ experience as a Compensation Analyst
  • Experience with Executive compensation
  • Experience creating reports, dashboards, and creating/tracking effective metrics
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, engineering-oriented culture
  • Solid project management, organizational, and analytical skills
  • Strong sense of urgency in driving projects to completion
  • Extremely detail oriented and customer service focused


  • A Bachelor' s degree in business, HR, or a related field
  • CCP
  • Experience working with Workday HRIS, CompXL and Radford

Sarah Sachs
Regional Staffing Manager

Sarah has spent over five years in the staffing industry and has treasured every minute of it! She enjoys building and creating long term relationships with candidates and clients. Sarah is dedicated, fun spirited, resourceful, and tenacious. She feels very lucky to be part of Wollborg Michelson with such a strong back bone of tenure and talent. Sarah is living her dream managing her team out of San Ramon. Outside of work Sarah enjoys spending time with her friends and family, watching sports including the San Francisco Giants and Pittsburgh Steelers, being outdoors, reading, and going to concerts.

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