Senior Compensation Analyst


San Ramon, CA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 61 days ago

  by    Colleen Tanaka

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Robert Half is seeking a Senior Compensation Analyst to design, implement, and administer base compensation and incentive policies, procedures, practices and programs. 

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Benchmarks new or revised jobs within their respective client groups
  • Works with legal to determine appropriate FLSA classification  
  • Advises HRBPs and internal client leadership of the grades and salary ranges and classification 
  • For department reorganizations, works very closely with the HRBP and department management to benchmark positions appropriately
  • Prepares and reviews compensation survey submission for compensation surveys, both US and international
  • Analyzes compensation survey information to determine company's competitive position
  • Conducts surveys and studies labor markets to determine compensation trends
  • Identifies correct benchmark positions for new salary surveys
  • Quality reviews regular and ad-hocreports before released outside of the Corporate Compensation team
  • Documents procedures to streamline processes and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Provides counseling to management in assigned client groups related to compensation issues
  • Proactively identify issues that may arise with regards to employee's pay
  • Provide regular reporting indicating employee's pay levels against the range (compa-ratio), distribution of salary increases compared to performance levels, etc. 
  • Work closely with the HRBP to train and communicate appropriately
  • Meet with SVPs and department heads to go over compensation related items in their respective areas
  • Administers base pay and bonus programs, including annual focal review and bonus process
  • Assists HR Business Partners and other managers with compensation-related issues
  • Provide guidance and mentoring to peers, less experienced colleagues within the team, and colleagues working in collaboration
  • Provide training on compensation practices and procedures; offer guidance on such items as position benchmarking, survey input and analysis, report creation, etc.


  • Bachelor's Degree in applicable field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 8 years of related experiencerequired
  • Experience working withcompensation in an international company a plus
  • Proficiency in MS Office with a strong understanding of Excel, including charts, graphs, pivot tables and other advanced capabilities
  • PowerPoint a plus
  • Experience with HR Systems such as Workday a plus
  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) preferred.
  • Attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy is essential
  • Experience managing small to mid-size compensation projects ranging from simple to complex in scope
  • Ability to work independently
  • Must be flexible to work within fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Must be able to work with highly confidential data and maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Proven ability to work with all levels of management, including senior level management
  • Experience with Market Pricing jobs, using a number of different surveys
  • Experience pricing jobs in international locations a plus
  • Must be able to work with highly confidential data and maintain confidentiality at all times

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$110K - $132K