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Compensation Analyst

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), the nation’s largest animal advocacy organization, is seeking a Compensation Analyst for our Human Capital and Development department. This position is responsible for performing various duties and projects associated with the administration and design of HSUS compensation programs, policies, and initiatives, and acting as an internal consultant and resource on compensation issues and needs for other Human Resources (HR) staff, as well as HSUS management and employees.

This position will be responsible for:

  • Performing the administration and execution of HSUS compensation programs, processes, and activities associated with the performance management, job description development and review, position and FLSA classification;
  • Providing timely and accurate responses to compensation inquiries regarding processes, policies, and program/plan provisions, and assisting managers with job descriptions and salary revisions as well as reviewing requests for reclassifications;
  • Completing market-related research, studies, and surveys to determine HSUS competitiveness, supporting the evaluation and recommendation of appropriate actions, programs and practices to enhance HSUS recruitment and retention efforts, and preparing summaries of findings;
  • Collaborating with the talent acquisition team to determine offers for new employees;
  • Preparing ad hoc reports and analyses on HSUS compensation programs, practices, and actions as well as maintaining data and information related to employment and salary actions;
  • Collaborating with the Director on a variety of projects to include program design, analysis, and budgeting;
  • Assisting in developing and delivering communication, education programs and materials to educate employees on HSUS compensation programs, policies, and processes;
  • Supporting the coordination and communication of compensation related events and presentations;
  • Maintaining the HRIS database related to salary actions, inputting data, designing and producing reports, and conducting ongoing audit and quality assurance actions to insure data integrity;
  • Supporting the implementation and administration of various HR initiatives, managing, performing, or assisting with various projects, processes, and programs, and acting as a liaison or partner with cross-functional integration;
  • Ensuring compliance with all applicable federal and state employment laws and maintaining the confidentiality of all HR-related information;
  • Maintaining a focus on professional development and keeping abreast of HR trends and issues, related to the compensation, including any legislative or compliance requirements that may be relevant to The HSUS.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field or equivalent years of experience;
  • Minimum five years of related HR experience with a heavy emphasis in the benefits and compensation functions;
  • Certification as a human resources professional (PHR, CCP) or equivalent preferred;
  • Advanced knowledge of compensation administration and practices, and processes associated with analyzing, developing, implementing, and administering compensation programs, plans, policies, and actions;
  • Knowledge and understanding of federal regulations as they apply to compensation programs and processes, as well as related to applicable state laws, and the ability to apply that knowledge to ensure compliance;
  • Attention to detail with a demonstrated commitment to excellence and performance improvement and the drive to deliver quality and value-added results and outcomes;
  • Ability to read and comprehend the content of documents and take appropriate action;
  • A professional presence and strong interpersonal skills for interacting in a courteous, timely, and diplomatic manner;
  • A customer focus which demonstrates proactive, responsive services;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to organize, present, and articulate ideas;
  • Strong analytical skills with the demonstrated ability to gather and evaluate complex data and information and develop a recommendation and plan of action along with mathematical competency;
  • Ability to assess situations and information, think creatively, devise innovative solutions, and make good judgments in the execution of job responsibilities;
  • Excellent project management skills for planning and executing multiple projects and priorities;
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines with an appropriate sense of urgency;
  • Ability to work independently, as an effective team member and with all levels of the organization;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (WORD, POWERPOINT, EXCEL) and demonstrated competency in Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) usage. Knowledge of Dayforce or other major HRIS helpful;
  • Ability to handle information of a confidential nature and ensure that such information is secured and maintained in an appropriate manner;
  • An interest in and commitment to animal welfare and protection is highly desired.

Please submit a cover letter and resumé using this form or fax to 301-548-7701. This position is located in Gaithersburg, MD.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital or parental status or protected veteran status EOE

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