General Information

Location: Princeton, NJ, Remote

Organization: WCG

Job Type: Full Time - Regular

Description and Requirements

JOB SUMMARY: Working independently, the Sr. Compensation Analyst serves as the project lead and provides advanced analytical expertise to the planning, design, development, and administration of global employee compensation and total rewards programs. This position will interface regularly with HR colleagues and Business partners and other HR functions to ensure compensation components continue to be competitively positioned and effectively attract, retain, recognize and reward WCG employees.

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably with concentration in Human Resources, Business, Accounting
  • Certified Compensation Professional preferred
  • At least 4 years of analytical experience working with compensation practices, principles and regulations in a Human Resources or Finance-related function
  • Expert knowledge of compensation theory and practice in implementation of organization-wide pay structures and special pay and incentive policies
  • Prior experience in implementing and maintaining job architecture frameworks is required
  • Advanced Microsoft Office experience; in particular, Excel experience that includes VLOOKUP, XLOOKUP, pivot tables, charts, and nested function statements
  • Proficient knowledge of HR Management software such as UKG, Workday, PeopleSoft or similar HRIS systems
  • Proficient knowledge of regulatory environments as they relate to compensation programs
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with others
  • Proficient project planning skills, including the ability to organize, prioritize and control job responsibilities in order to meet deadlines in an environment with overlapping and potentially conflicting priorities
  • Demonstrated capacity for gathering/scrutinizing data to identify issues, opportunities, patterns, and solutions
  • Ability to assertively solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations where only limited standardization exists
ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.
  • Provide analysis to guide the design, implementation and administration of WCG’s compensation programs and job architecture
  • Demonstrate capability, capacity and creativity to impactfully contribute to WCG’s compensation offerings including but not limited to base pay administration, incentive pay, performance management and recognition programs
  • Exhibit proactive drive and intellectual curiosity to conduct analysis, streamline processes, assess opportunities, model improvements and make proposals to ensure the Company’s pay structures, grades, ranges and practices are updated and aligned with business strategy
  • Participate in salary surveys, analyze survey results and make recommendations relative to benchmarking jobs
  • Partner with HR Business Partners to analyze, document and evaluate jobs against established career framework
  • Provide guidance to management regarding salary changes associated with promotions, demotions, transfers as well as market and equity adjustments
  • Ensure compliance with existing federal, state, and local compensation related regulations (e.g., FLSA, EEO-1, pay equity, etc.)
  • Participate in the planning and administration of annual compensation planning and performance review process
  • Initiate or assist in projects that support compensation design projects including data collection, data analysis, ROI analysis, presentation development, communication and program implementation
  • Provide targeted, impactful communication of employee total rewards through email, presentations and program documentation to various audiences throughout the organization
  • Advise and provide assistance to HR Business Partner efforts to identify, evaluate and resolve compensation issues
  • Partner within HRIS to optimally configure compensation plan rules, grades, compensation packages, bonus plans and other compensation-related programs
  • Support and advise the Company’s business leaders in matters of compensation design and administration
  • Provide ad-hoc HR reports and analytics as needed
  • Maintain strict levels of confidentiality
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor. These may, on occasion, be unrelated to the position described here.

WHY WE LOVE WCG: At WCG, our employees are our most valuable asset and as with all our assets, we invest in them with an eye toward future success. We provide each eligible employee with a comprehensive set of benefits designed to protect their personal and financial health and to help them make the most of their future.
  • Comprehensive Benefits package - Health, Dental, Vision, Life Disability, 401k with match, and flexible spending accounts
  • Employee Assistance Programs and additional work/life resources
  • Referral Bonuses and Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid time off including holidays, vacation, and sick time
  • Opportunities for career development with on-the-job training, certification assistance and continuing education reimbursement