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Compensation Analyst (Remote)

Company: Payscale
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionAs the industry leader in compensation data and technology, Payscale helps organizations #getpayright. Payscale is the only technology solution for managing compensation that provides multiple streams of fresh, transparently curated and validated salary data. Combined with modeling engines that learn continuously and generate recommendations and insight, Payscale empowers HR to price jobs and adjust compensation to reflect real-time changes in the market - all on one trusted data platform. With Payscale's Adaptive Compensation Advantage, teams operate with efficiency, focused on outcomes rather than manual data management. To learn how companies like The Washington Post, Perry Ellis International, United Healthcare and The New York Times rely on PayScale to attract and retain top talent, motivate and engage employees and plan their future workforce, visit
Job DescriptionWhat You Do: In this critical role, you will own and oversee the compensation administration and the execution of compensations strategies that tie to the future of work. As a high growth company, you will contribute hands on and strategically as we scale our business operations. We believe in integrated talent strategies that align to business outcomes, which means you'll need to understand how compensation fits into a much larger picture driving not just internal impact but external impact for PayScale.
As a Compensation Analyst a typical day may include the following...

  • Execute on day-to-day responsibilities such as matching and aligning on base compensation and pay grades for new and existing positions, gathering benchmarking data and recommending compensation changes.
  • Act as trusted advisor to HR Business Partners, Talent Acquisition Team, and business groups, providing recommendations on compensation matters that both support business goals and ensure market competitiveness regarding application of compensation policies, practices, and guidelines.
  • Drive and support compensation program execution (including Year-end reviews, merit process, market adjustment processes, etc.)
  • Analyzing and presenting relevant metrics and insights to drive the focus and execution of strategy.
  • Making bonus/incentive recommendations based on our current talent strategy.
  • Ensuring that PayScale has competitive and fair compensation plans to all employees.
  • Influencing leaders to address complex compensation issues required for business success as we expand our footprint.
  • Collaborating with other People team functions in the development an implementation of People programs.
  • Amplifying our PayScale compensation software by working with Marketing and Sales as both a customer and external leader. Working with HR and business leaders to continue to evolve our end- to-end compensation strategy with a focus on the talent lifecycle.
    • 5+ years of progressive compensation experience within fast-growing technology startups
    • BA/BS degree with an emphasis in HR or equivalent combination of degree and experience
    • Experience administering compensation programs including, but not limited to: Developing and maintaining a company's pay structure, performing compensation analysis, ensuring compensation structures are fair, equal and comply with changing laws and regulations.
    • Current Compensation Certification
    • Proficient with Payscale's compensation software.
    • Strong excel skills including using advanced features (pivot tables, look-ups, index, macros a plus, etc).
    • Experience researching, developing, designing and executing compensation philosophies that align with changing workforce dynamics associated with remote work, growth and expansion.
    • Experience influencing business leaders individually and collectively.
      Skills:Analytically driven: You are experienced utilizing qualitative and quantitative approaches to problem-solving and root cause analysis. Strong aptitude to translate metrics and data insights into measurable strategy.Service Orientation: You have a strong service orientation with a commitment to providing an excellent employee experience regardless of the request.Approach: You are approachable, empathetic but also bring sound judgment and problem solving ability to whatever is in front of you.Detail oriented: The little things matter! You are highly organized, adaptable and able to flourish in a fast-paced startup environment.Influence & Relationship Building: You have a highly collaborative style while also always working to get results. You dare to propose solutions others are reluctant to address, act in the face of resistance, and advocate for the best interests of the organization.Exceptional verbal and written communicator: You are a clear, concise, professional communicator both when you're working with the business.
      Additional InformationBenefits and Perks - The Highlights:All around awesome culture where together we strive to:
      • Pursue excellence every day
      • Create customer value
      • Compete to win (and lose!) as a teamAs part of our culture of transparency and commitment to employee engagement, we have several programs and resources such as:
        • Regular virtual company meetings
        • Coffee chats
        • Table for 4 Executive conversation
        • Spirit Week
        • Pulsing tools for continuous conversations to drive performance and career growth
        • Strengths based tools designed to help employees engage with peers and managers, supported through a program called StandOut
        • Access to top notch learning courses for all employees through LinkedIn Learning
        • As well as constant re-evaluation of what our employees need to be successful at work!Our more standard benefits include:
          • Flexible Paid Time Off program - most employees average around 3 weeks per year
          • 14 paid holidays including Independence Week, Juneteenth and World Mental Health Day
          • 3 comprehensive health plans to fit your unique needs; plans have up to 100% company-paid premium coverage for employee Medical, Dental and Vision
          • Access to Premera's Healthcare Services including an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), 24-hour Nurse Hotline, Telehealth (Doctor on Demand), Talkspace, and other virtual care options
          • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) options for pre-tax employee allocations towards: Medical, Dependent Care, Parking, and Transit
          • Company Paid Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, and Life Insurance
          • Comprehensive Paid Parental / Adoption Leave program
          • 401k program with fully vested, immediate company match
            Equal Opportunity Employer: We embrace equal employment opportunity.PayScale is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. It is our policy that employees will not be subjected to unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, marital status, sexual orientation, political ideology and any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to: recruitment, hiring, transfers, promotions, training, discipline, termination, compensation and benefits, performance appraisals, education, and social and recreational programs.

Keywords: Payscale, St. Louis , Compensation Analyst (Remote), Professions , Saint Louis, Missouri

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