Senior HR Analyst, Compensation

Senior HR Analyst, Compensation

Santa Barbara, CA

The Senior HR Analyst, Compensation directs the annual performance review process and conducts compensation consultation across multiple geographic locations, business units and departments. Duties include administrating annual performance reviews, consulting with senior-leaders regarding compensation decisions, participating in salary surveys, performing compensation market analysis, creating job descriptions, addressing HR system issues, and performing HR internal and external audit activities. This job role requires high levels of professionalism, discretion, sensitivity and confidentiality. This position requires proven experience communicating and responding effectively and accurately with all levels of the organization.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Implements and administers company’s annual performance review process following a staggered schedule of multiple annual reviews organized by business units and locations throughout the year
  • Provides senior-level performance management support and expertise to internal customers in keeping with policies and confidentiality practices
  • Guides senior-leaders with respect to merit increases, promotions and salary adjustment decisions
  • Responds to questions/issues/requests and proactively engages team members, specialists, and business partners as appropriate
  • Communicates and implements annual performance reviews and compensation processes and policies
  • Processes, verifies, and maintains documentation relating to performance management, merit increases, and promotion activities
  • Consults with leaders to develop and revise job descriptions reflecting job responsibilities, skills, and requirements
  • Conducts benchmarking review activities, performs data analysis, and formulates recommendations to ensure compensation practices are consistent with compensation philosophy
  • Proactively identifies compensation issues within and across business units or departments to suggest and execute solutions
  • Communicates current compensation policies and procedures to senior leaders to maintain uniform understanding and application and to provide pay solutions as needed
  • Participates in and accurately responds to salary surveys to ensure proper job mapping and thorough timely completion of compensation survey questionnaires
  • Completes special projects and studies as assigned, including ad-hoc analysis outlining specific observations and recommendations
  • Generates HR reports and queries for reporting and data integrity assurance purposes
  • Exercises and maintains high levels of discretion and confidentiality
  • Enters data in HRIS system and periodically reviews data for integrity and accuracy

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development, Business or Public Administration, English, Communications, or related field

  • Minimum seven (7) years' experience in a core human resources function with compensation or benefits experience
  • Experience participating in and responding to compensation survey requests
  • In-depth experience with Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of statistical data analysis combined with strong number skills
  • Experience providing compliance/policy/procedure support in a corporate setting
  • Knowledge of FLSA and OFCCP regulations and compliance

  • Knowledge of SOC 1 and 2 compliance highly desirable

  • Knowledge of Sales commission structures highly desirable
  • Knowledge of 401K administration and compliance highly desirable

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Excellent analytical, time management, organizational, and problem-solving skills with the ability to multitask and work in a deadline-driven environment

  • Proven interpersonal and business partnering skills at all levels within an organization

  • Proven high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Knowledge of statistical data analysis
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to research/analyze data, identify problems/deficiencies, and make corrections and recommendations to resolve issues

  • Proven ability to plan and organize; administer and prioritize; monitor and evaluate the workflow of projects and activities to meet established goals
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Microsoft Excel
  • Self-motivated, organized, responsive and professional
  • Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively

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Location

Santa Barbara, CA

Business Unit
Corporate
Department
Operations
Employment Type
Employee- Full Time