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Compensation Analyst


About this role:

The primary responsibility of the compensation group includes the preparation of company-wide and business unit compensation modeling and analyses, design/structure of broad-based pay programs, competitive benchmarking including data collection, analytics, managing vendors and external consultants.  The compensation team is responsible for managing the annual bonus and merit planning process, preparing base salary and bonus budgets, pay and performance analytics.  Consult and collaborate with HR Business partners to support their business’ compensation needs.

What you’ll do: 

  • Conduct compensation modeling and analysis; including pay and performance analytics for broad-based and sales plans
  • Evaluate and benchmark jobs, consult with HR Partners on findings
  • Serve as an advocate of compensation philosophy and educate leaders on how to apply to their businesses
  • Collect competitive market pay and performance data through compensation surveys, prepare survey submissions leveraging benchmarking software
  • Study market trends; collaborate with team to present findings and recommendations
  • Support the annual merit, bonus, and equity allocation processes.  Configuring planning software, defining, and delivering training to users, and reviewing salary increase recommendations against guidelines to highlight discrepancies
  • Continuously improve through development of tools and streamlining processes to increase efficiency of compensation planning efforts and analytics
  • Develop relationships with external vendors – including data providers and consultants

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Previous experience in a consultative compensation role
  • Ability to communicated complicated concepts to a broad audience
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (e.g. ability to create complex dynamic formulas, charts and dashboards)
  • Proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Ability to maintain discretion with extremely confidential information
  • Ability to build trust-based relationships HR Partners and management
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and written communication skills

What you will get:

  • Competitive salary, generous paid time off policy, charity match program, Medical, Dental & Vision Plans, Parental Leave, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), 401K matching, and more!


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What we offer:

Our people are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them from Day 1. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well. These resources are designed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. We encourage continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning and development opportunities. Our employee resource groups, charity match and volunteer programs keep you connected to your internal Gartner community and causes that matter to you.

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