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Sr. Compensation Analyst - AGL Resources - Atlanta

April 06, 2015 10:55 AM | Deleted user

Job Title: Sr. Compensation Analyst
Provides compensation analysis and support for employees of AGL Resources and its subsidiaries. Plans, develops and implements new and revised compensation programs, policies and procedures that are linked to business objectives in order to attract, retain and motivate employees.  Ensures that the company’s compensation programs are consistently administered in compliance with company policies, internal controls and governmental regulations.  The role participates in the administration and design of short-term incentive programs and the administration of long term incentive programs.

Functional Expertise

• Monitors the effectiveness of existing compensation policies, guidelines and procedures recommending plan revisions as well as new plans which are cost effective and consistent with trends, best practices and corporate strategies.

• Participates in the implementation and administration of long term incentive programs.  Assists in the preparation of materials for the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors, including materials for the annual proxy statement.

• Collaborates with IT in the design, development and implementation of automated solutions to improve and administer annual merit and incentive plan payments processes.  Responsible for the administration of the automated solutions for the enterprise.

• Recommends promotional increase amounts on non-management employee promotion requests. Approves the compensation and job titles on new hire offers.

 • Provides in-depth strategic research, analyzes data, interpret results and recommends solutions.

Business Acumen:

• Responsible for maintenance of job documentation and internal controls for the compensation area. Maintains an awareness and compliance with all federal, state and local compensation laws and regulations.

• Completes FSLA compliance testing and pay equity audits.

• Keep current on compensation market trends and recommend process improvements based on best practices.

• Responsible for the creation and execution of compensation project plans.


• Collaborates with HR Analytics and Payroll to ensure job and pay changes are administered timely and accurately.

• Serves as a lead in the development and dissemination of employee communication materials relating to compensation projects.

Driving Results:

• Assists in the administration of the company incentive plans; both short and long term.

• Serves as lead for the annual merit process.

• Conducts and participates on cross-functional teams to complete ad hoc compensation related projects or initiatives.

• Prepare various ad-hoc reports and statistics.


Education, Certifications/Licenses: 

Required:  B.S. in Business or Accounting/Finance or HR related disciplines                        

Preferred:  Certified Compensation Professional or Professional in HR designation        

Experience in administering compensation programs including market pricing, job evaluation and short and long term incentive plans is required.  Must have knowledge of and be able to apply compensation-related regulations.

Related Work Experience:

Required:  5-7 years’ experience administering broad-based, short term and long term compensation programs.

Applicant may possess a combination of equivalent education and work experience.

Specific Skills & Knowledge:

Required: Market pricing, job evaluation, incentive plan calculations and the ability to apply knowledge of compensation-related regulations. Excellent oral and written communication skills.  High degree of proficiency with Excel. Strong analytical and quantitative skills to collect and analyze data, identify issues and recommend possible solutions.  Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and manage competing priorities.  Ability to handle high level of confidentiality regarding employee information.

Preferred:  PeopleSoft HRIS and merit planning/bonus payment module experience

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements: 

Office environment


This information describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this job.  The description is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of duties, responsibilities and qualifications required in the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to qualified disabled individuals for performance of essential duties and responsibilities.

Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.

Interested applicants should send their resume and salary requirements to:




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