Job Location:
Krause Gateway Center

Are you someone with strong analytical skills seeking an opportunity to provide support to and partner with all levels of an organization? Do you enjoy a role that requires a high attention to detail all while showcasing your knowledge of human resources, compensation, and total rewards?

Krause Group is searching for a Compensation Analyst that will provide a broad range of analysis and administration of Krause Group/Kum & Go’s compensation programs by supporting the design, administration of pay structures, incentive programs, market benchmarking and job analysis, and base pay equity analysis. These efforts, in turn, support and impact the organization’s overall Total Rewards initiatives and philosophy.

If you enjoy the opportunity to partner and communicate with all levels of an organization, while providing high-detail, analytical support in Total Rewards initiatives, this could be the perfect opportunity for you!

What you’ll do

  • Lead the administration for annual survey and benchmark review 

  • Prepare data for compensation surveys; analyze a conducts market pricing activity

  • Compile and analyze market data of all benchmark jobs by conducting periodic salary surveys

  • Evaluates new and revised positions and recommends appropriate salary grade/range of jobs

  • Monitors internal equity pay issues to maintain fair pay practices by analyzing incumbent job levels and salaries.

  • Reviews, evaluates, interprets, and ensures compensation programs comply with laws, rules, and policy/procedures. Updates documents on HR policies and procedures related to compensation

  • Develops and recommends salary range information new and existing associates

  • Support anniversary and annual merit and incentive processes.

  • Prepare and analyze compensation reports for business stakeholders, Grow People and Leadership.

  • Support the ongoing development of the Workday Advanced Compensation module.

  • Recommend, build, and continuously improve compensation dashboards and reporting.

What we’re looking for

  • Human Resources experience with experience supporting diversified compensation activities or HR systems. 

  • Direct compensation experience: specifically, with salary administration, preferred.

  • Must be familiar with Federal/State wage and hour wage regulations, national/local labor markets

  • Prior experience in benchmarking positions

  • Prior experience with Workday, PeopleSoft and/or other HRIS people management knowledge is also required.

  • High level of proficiency in MS Excel (e.g. formulas, pivot table and other data visuals), Word and PowerPoint.

Other key requirements

  • Ability to meet time sensitive deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Must have a proven record of experience working with highly confidential data.

  • Relocation to the Des Moines, IA area is required

Leadership Competencies

  • Communication: Delivers clear, effective communication and listens to others.

  • Conceptual/Systems Thinking: Recognizes patterns, trends, themes, and connections in information to develop innovative ideas and solutions.

  • Constructive Engagement: Expresses ideas and disagreements, constructively resolves conflict, and encourages others to do the same.

  • Customer Orientation: Meets the expectations and needs of internal and external customers.

  • Decision Making: Makes good decisions in a timely manner.

  • Empowerment: Takes initiative and solves problems.

  • Talent Development: Maximizes potential and improves overall performance.

  • Influence: Proactively builds relationships and influences others.

  • Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving: Accurately assesses problems and effectively and efficiently arrives at solutions.

  • Strategic Thinking: Understands the current state and is able to visualize the ideal state and how to achieve it.

About Krause Group

Krause Group is an Iowa-based company housing a diverse set of businesses with over 5,000 associates across the U.S. and Italy. These companies include Kum & Go, L.C., Solar Transport, Krause+, Pro Iowa, and the Des Moines Menace soccer team. Krause Group is also home to Italian wineries Vietti and Enrico Serafino, the historic soccer club Parma Calcio 1913, and boutique luxury hotel Casa di Langa, located in the Piedmont region of Italy.

Krause Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an inclusive environment encouraging all interested candidates to apply.