Job Location:
Seattle, WA

Job Description

The Compensation Analyst 2 provides a broad range of analytical support to the compensation team.  The primary responsibilities include administrative support of pay structures, incentive programs and annual compensation review, market research, report creation, data integrity, plan documentation and job analysis. Analysts will also be assigned to ad hoc client-facing project work in partnership with Compensation Consultants.

A day in the life…

  • Support market analysis by working with Compensation Consultants to match jobs, assisting with annual survey participation and summarizing survey results for review by HR leaders
  • Create and update client-facing compensation tools and user instructions
  • Produce and distribute compensation-related reporting and audits
  • Execute pay structure and individual pay changes related to minimum wage and minimum salary increases
  • Partner with Compensation Consultants to perform client-based project work
  • Support annual compensation review process in Workday by participating in planning, completing audits and creating reports
  • Administer incentive programs for annual bonus, commissions, and productivity incentives
  • Create and maintain process documentation and workflows, streamlining processes where possible
  • Maintain and publish plan documents for compensation programs
  • Research and resolve employee portal cases escalated from HR Service Center
  • Partner with Compensation Consultants to conduct job analysis and to articulate recommendations and rationale for new and existing jobs
  • Maintain job and compensation-related data by creating job governance materials, submitting requests to create or modify jobs, maintaining location details, minimum wage and minimum salary requirements by location

You own this if you have…

  • Bachelor’s Degree in HR, Finance, Business Administration or related field preferred
  • Two to four years of compensation experience, or equivalent experience
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel – able to create formulas, pivot tables and macros
  • Ability to share data analysis and conclusions in a way that is easily understood  
  • Ability to deliver accurate and complete work in a timely manner
  • Organized approach to tracking and delivering on multiple concurrent priorities
  • Ability to collaborate within the team and across functional teams
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information professionally and respectfully
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Basic knowledge of technical and legal aspects of Compensation
  • Experience with Workday and/or Tableau a plus

We’ve got you covered…

Our employees are our most important asset and that’s reflected in our benefits. Nordstrom is proud to offer a variety of benefits to support employees and their families, including:

  • Medical/Vision, Dental, Retirement and Paid Time Away
  • Life Insurance and Disability
  • Merchandise Discount and EAP Resources

A few more important points…

The job posting highlights the most critical responsibilities and requirements of the job. It’s not all-inclusive. There may be additional duties, responsibilities and qualifications for this job.

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