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Compensation Analyst

Manteca, California 95336 | Direct Hire

Job ID: 55673 Position: Human Resources Branch: San Francisco

Acting on own initiative, the Compensation Analyst is responsible for the development, implementation and communication of compensation programs, pay practices, and policies.  The analyst conducts research and analysis on internal and external compensation factors such as job levels, salary ranges, Position in Range (PIR), job titles, etc., and is responsible for maintaining the integrity of job leveling framework and pay practices to ensure company-wide consistency.

  • Acts as a member of the HR Compensation Team to administer compensation programs, policies, and processes that align with the Company’ s compensation philosophies and ensures consistent application company-wide:
    • Collaborates with the VP Human Resources to drive the annual compensation cycle including documenting and communicating incentive plans and compensation decisions
    • Administers the compensation program; drives related projects and initiatives such as job leveling, survey participation, focal reviews, analysis, and implementation of new or changed processes
    • Develops tools, resources, and training for HRBPs and management to increase the organization’ s understanding and ability to effectively and efficiently manage compensation
    • Acts as the point-of-contact for compensation related requests; partners with HRBPs to perform job evaluations; compiles data, and presents findings and recommendations to the HR Compensation Team for decision/approval; documents and communicates results to HRBPs, Talent Acquisition, and/or management as appropriate
    • Creates job descriptions and recommends position titles that are consistent with job level and exemption status based on HG methodology, research information, and internal input/comparison
  • Collaborates with the Director HR Operations, Business Relationship Manager (IS), and vendors (as needed) to develop, maintain, and analyze reports to support compensation initiatives
  • Conducts ad-hoc research and modeling in support of project assignments including presentation of findings and recommendations for management review
  • Ensures data quality and integrity in all related HR owned databases, systems, and interfaces in areas of responsibility; initiates and performs necessary audits to test data and revises data as necessary
  • Ensures that compensation related system policies and procedures are accurate, updated, and stored in appropriate applications and systems
  • Inputs, updates, and revises salary structures, bonus programs, and/or changes pertaining to new hires, organizational structure, pay, position, etc. within applicable HR systems
  • Performs the role of administrator for all systems associated with compensation; provides appropriate training to end-users
  • Manages records and monitors compliance with all relevant laws and regulations; protects confidentiality of highly sensitive information



Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’ s degree (or equivalent knowledge gained through formal education, specialized training, or additional job experience)
  • 3 or more years of related experience
  • Formal and on-the-job training in compensation, CCP preferred
  • Experience with administering compensation programs and creating or administering formal compensation structures
  • Experience in job analysis and internal/external market review using survey data; Hay Group job leveling methodology preferred
  • Proven experience with HCM systems; SAP/SuccessFactors preferred
  • Proven understanding of general HR concepts, processes and data, including rules and procedures

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Ability to manage confidential, sensitive information
  • Advanced to expert level MS Office (Word; Excel; PowerPoint)
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical, and problem solving skills
  • Good understanding of functional groups that impact or are impacted by HR systems and processes (i.e. compensation, payroll, and benefits)
  • Customer focused and consultative style of addressing issues and solutions
  • Excellent at prioritizing multiple tasks, managing conflicting deadlines and working effectively in a dynamic environment; understands when to escalate issues
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people of all job levels and convey information in legible reports to human resources and executive groups
  • Strong writing skills and the ability to create effective job descriptions
  • Actively pursues opportunities for learning and self-development, ' continuous improvement' for self and role responsibilities (e.g. process improvement)
  • Ability to gain commitment from others and effectively manage expectations and competing priorities
  • Equally comfortable working independently or collaboratively in a team
  • Researches and stays current on trends that relate to compensation and related systems and technology

Wollborg Michelson is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Norman Biado
Direct Hire Recruiter

Equal parts confident impresario, steely competitor, and completely awkward nerd, Norman is a character unto himself. His laid back and easy-going demeanor belie a passionate and determined individual. A self-proclaimed Han Solo-type, Norman brings his unique and compelling personality to any situation, all for the betterment of his team and the people around him. A straight shooter through and through, his undaunted approach to life has led to success in all of the ventures he has undertaken. He is ecstatic to represent an amazing firm like Wollborg Michelson, and looks forward to continued success with both amazing clients and all-star candidates.

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