Sr Compensation Analyst - The Colony, TX

April 09, 2021 2:33 PM | Michelle Raczynski (Administrator)

Sr Compensation Analyst - The Colony, TX
Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Job Summary:
As a key member of the HR organization at WSI, the Senior Compensation Analyst will play a critical role in helping design and administer our base pay, variable pay and equity compensation programs to ensure we attract, retain and motivate our associates. You will have an opportunity to take the lead with compensation programs company-wide for positions in our retail stores, distribution centers and corporate office.  

Job Duties:

  • Collaborate and provide compensation services to various groups throughout the organization and our brands
  • Provide compensation consultation and training to leaders, HR business partners, and talent acquisition
  • Use analytical and quantitative techniques to assess sales compensation practices within the organization
  • Assess existing individual job families/groups and make recommendations for improvement
  • Work with our retail stores, distribution centers to assess the competitiveness of pay
  • Mentor junior analysts
  • Participate in annual compensation planning to include preparations in Oracle, data audits, and merit/bonus/LTI recommendations
  • Partner with HRIM on the enhancement of compensation process, system implementation and automation
  • Create user guides and education materials for various audiences as the need surfaces
  • Develop and document compensation program guidelines and policies
  • Participate in and/or conduct salary surveys. Analyze and report results
  • Identify issues or disconnects in the existing process but more importantly, recommend corrective or alternative actions to resolve problems
  • Stay apprised of relevant compensation laws and regulations to ensure we stay compliant
  • Complete special projects and perform general analysis on an ad hoc basis
  • Operate a computer and communicate via telephone
  • Transport materials and equipment and lift, move and carry objects up to 50 pounds on a limited basis
  • First-level university degree in HR, Accounting, Finance or Business
  • 5+ years compensation experience
  • Familiarity with compensation software and tools
  • Ability to partner and communicate recommendations with senior leadership
  • Big thinker that can tackle limitations with a sense of challenge and enthusiasm
  • Customer-focused, striving to deliver exceptional customer service to our internal partners
  • Problem solver that can come up with creative, cost-effective solutions
  • Detail-oriented focused on the nitty-gritty but still able to understand the high-level objections of each task
  • Excellent quantitative and qualitative analytical skills, including competency in financial analysis
  • Advanced Excel and proven track record of producing meaningful summaries, trends or conclusions from large data sets
  • Management of large excel files, Pivot Tables, and strong data manipulations skills are highly desired
  • Prior experience in large organization with field based operations (i.e. Retail, Hotel, Global Banking) is a plus but not required
  • Ability to perform work onsite in-office full-time pending state, local, and Company return-to-work guidance during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Job Type:  Regular
Job Schedule: Full - Time

How to apply
Email PJ Bergkvist at

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