• Compensation Analyst

    Job Locations US-MA-Boston
    Posted Date 1 month ago(8/14/2019 10:55 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Job Function
    Human Resources
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    Do you dare to reinvent the future of education?


    At Cengage, we are harnessing the power of tech to build a future where all learners have the tools and confidence to achieve their goals. As a Cengage employee, you will blaze a new trail to transform the way people learn. Collaborating with the best of the best, you will feel challenged and inspired to do breakthrough work. With the support of our united team, there is no limit to what you can imagine, create and set in motion.

    Are we right for you?


    We set the bar higher by bringing our unique talents and point of view to the table every day. We are curious and comfortable with change and are willing to take risks to transform education. Most importantly, with everything we do, we put learning first.

    What You'll Do Here:

    • Assists in the implementation and administration of compensation programs, policies and projects (i.e. annual adjustment, incentives, equity etc.)
    • Completes annual salary surveys to ensure market competitive pay.
    • Maintains job matching database (Marketpay) partnering with survey tool vendor and HRIS team to run and upload data. Works with HR Business Partners and Compensation Director to ensure accuracy of all job matches.
    • Reviews and evaluates employee salary data, conducts job evaluations and evaluates competitive market pay.
    • Assists with annual review and ongoing maintenance of job and salary structure including the creation of job codes and job titles.
    • Assist in the development of compensation structures and practices for teams outside the US.
    • Produces compensation reports to support program administration, analysis and data audits.
    • Supports the Sr. Compensation Analyst with the data entry and auditing of equity grants, reporting and statement creation.
    • Assists in the creation of compensation tools and resources and maintains compensation information in company systems and portals.
    • Participates in ad hoc projects and analyses using Excel and PowerPoint as needed.

    Skills You Will Need Here:



    • BA/BS degree in Human Resources, Business, Finance, Accounting or a related field
    • 1 to 2 years of compensation or financial analysis experience
    • Collaborative team player who builds partnerships with internal and external contacts at all organizational levels in a matrixed environment
    • Organized and able to prioritize work in a fast-paced environment
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel
    • Strong analytical skills and conceptual thinking skills
    • Digitally savvy and comfortable with technology tools
    • Highly resourceful, self-motivated problem solver
    • An adaptive individual who is comfortable with ambiguity
    • Minimal overnight travel may be required



    • Experience in the administration of international compensation plans and programs
    • Experience in technology and/or digital media/publishing industry


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