Compensation Analyst

Portland, Oregon


Post Date


Job Id: 59644

Compensation Analyst
Our client is looking for a Compensation Analyst to join their team. This is a 100% remote position, local candidates preferred.

Compensation Analyst Responsibilities
Projects- job reclassifications
Recommend classifications and salary grades for new and revised positions. Requires research of available market data or internal sources to create a new classification and grade assignment.
Provide guidance and consultation to HR and managers on actual pay consideration; may be related to new hire offers, job reclassification, internal development, equity, merit or other considerations. Requires knowledge and familiarity with structure, equity and compa-ratio analysis.
Consult regarding creating or revising position descriptions.
Accurate review and timely processing of requests requiring compensation approval or oversight, e.g., new positions, reclassification requests, special pay changes, one-time payments, HRIS/Compensation Audits.
Develops as needed, ad hoc reports or downloads related to compensation activities and analyses.

Compensation Analyst Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field (or equivalency in education/experience/training).
2 years of compensation experience.
Knowledge of HR principles and practices.
Knowledge and experience with compensation programs/principle such as classifications, salary surveys, compensation structures, etc.
Ability to handle superior level of confidentiality concerning employee information.
Intermediate level experience with Excel.
Ability to manage small projects from concept to implementation. Can take a set of requirements to define and scope a project, develop a plan, implement the plan and then bring closure to the project.
Attention to detail and ability to complete multiple tasks within inflexible and rapidly changing deadlines.
Good organization, follow through and time management skills; ability to prioritize.
Create quality working relationships with staff at all levels of the organization, using good judgment in recognizing the scope of authority.

Salary: $40-45/hr. (DOE)

Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.


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