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Compensation Analyst

March 24, 2017 1:28 PM | Anonymous member

Americold, the largest provider of temperature controlled distribution services in the US is seeking a Compensation Analyst to  join our team at the Corporate office in Atlanta, GA (Perimeter/Sandy Springs area). 

Primary Responsibility:

The Compensation Analyst plays a key role by providing analysis, evaluation and recommendations to the HR team and various business leaders to align compensation programs with business objectives. 

Essential Functions 

  • Collaborates with the Compensation Director on a variety of projects that include compensation program design, analysis and implementation of new programs
  • Administers base pay and incentive programs to support business needs and objectives
  • Assist in the development and execution of compensation processes and procedures to streamline initiatives including annual reviews, job evaluations, annual merit cycle, FLSA and compliance
  • Works closely with the HRIS systems team to ensure consistency and accuracy with compensation programs and data in the HRIS system; ensures system meets compensation needs for salary grades, step progressions, Collective Bargaining Agreement wage scales, STI and any other programs
  • Assists in the preparation of compensation analyses and presentations for the Board, Senior Management, Business Leaders and HR partners
  • Participates in compensation surveys; conducts research and provides benchmarking on pay and programs for competitiveness
  • Develops and documents all procedures related to compensation programs and ensures compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Assists in education of managers and HR partners on compensation strategy, policies and practices
  • Assist HR team with compensation related issues
  • Serve as key point of contact for employee inquiries and external program vendors
  • Other projects and duties as required
  • Some travel may be required

Required Experience:

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field or equivalent experience required
  • Excellent analytical skills with ability to synthesize data and propose recommendations
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; with ability to communicate complex ideas/information related to compensation
  • Ability to work with external vendors and identify issues to be escalated
  • Flexible and proactive problem solver
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Experience managing multiple projects and initiatives
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience in progressive compensation experience required
  • HRIS system experience preferred

Physical Requirements: 

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Requires the ability to sit for long periods of time, with frequent interruptions
  • Requires several hours per day of sitting, getting up and down from chairs, and reaching, or bending
  • Requires manual dexterity with normal hand and finger movements for typical office work
  • Talking, hearing, and seeing are important elements of completing assigned tasks
  • Carries loads related to travel and occasionally lifts, carries, positions, or moves objects weighing up to 20 pounds
  • Requires the use of various electronic tools
  • Occasionally works evenings or weekends in order to complete objectives or to attend meetings 
  • Requires the ability to relate to others beyond giving and receiving instructions: must partner with colleagues without exhibiting behavioral extremes
  • Requires the performance of work activities including reasoning, negotiating, instructing, persuading, or speaking with others; and respond appropriately to constructive feedback from executive management


Americold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


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