• Compensation Analyst

    Job Location(s) US-MO-St. Louis
    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/2/2018 10:21 AM)
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    Corporate - Human Resources
  • Overview



    At Perficient you’ll deliver mission-critical technology and business solutions to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most recognized brands on the planet. And you’ll do it with cutting-edge technologies, thanks to our close partnerships with the world’s biggest vendors. Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.


    We’re proud to be publicly recognized as a “Top Workplace” year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled.


    Perficient currently has a career opportunity for a Compensation Analyst in our St. Louis office. 


    The Compensation Analyst will develop and administer compensation programs, policies, and processes while ensuring alignment with organizational goals and compliance with applicable regulations. This position will interface with all levels of staff within Perficient as well as with other departments as related to compensation research or regular data sharing. It will work in partnership with Financial Services and interface with senior management as required when involved in large scale projects. 



    • Partners with the broader Human Resources team to provide guidance on compensation philosophy, principles and practices. May provide formal training and supports Human Resources in individual coaching of leaders on effective utilization, communication, and management of compensation programs.
    • Supervises the participation in, conducts and/or purchases exempt and nonexempt salary surveys to ensure corporate compensation objectives are achieved.
    • Monitors the effectiveness of existing compensation policies, guidelines and procedures recommending plan revision as well as new plans that are cost-effective and consistent with compensation trends and corporate objectives; coordinates implementation and provides guidance to corporate staff.
    • Provides advice to client groups and the HR team on pay decisions, policy and guideline interpretation, and job evaluation, including the design of creative solutions to specific compensation-related programs.
    • Evaluates roles within the organization to ensure appropriate leveling and titling of positions.
    • Conducts market research as needed to resolve questions and identify trends. Locates appropriate sources of market data, and conducts market analysis for annual or company-wide salary range adjustments. Supports the organization by performing and implementing equity analyses.
    • Provides analytical and data support on compensation-related projects, development and implementation of compensation pilots and programs intended to address business and staffing challenges.
    • Write, maintain and support a variety of reports or queries using appropriate reporting tools. Assist in development of standard reports for ongoing customer needs. Help maintain data integrity in systems by running queries and analyzing data.
    • Manages the administration of direct compensation (executive, exempt and nonexempt cash compensation programs), including the processing, recording and reporting of compensation-related actions related to salaried employees.
    • Keeps apprised of federal, state and local compensation laws and regulations to ensure company compliance.
    • Develops and maintains position description database and job tables and performs audits to ensure data is stored accurately and effectively. Works to find ways to streamline and improve department processes, making recommendations as needed.
    • Provides custom reports and analyses ensuring alignment with the business strategy and are market competitive.
    • Manages the year end compensation process for assigned clients, including salary, annual incentive and equity awards.
    • This role will embrace recognition and take on a “Total Rewards” approach to overseeing, designing and supporting efforts that recognize and value Perficient employees.
    • Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Perficient with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader values.


    • Must possess strong business and financial acumen.  And have knowledge of human resources as normally obtained through the completion of a bachelor’s degree in business, human resources or related field.
    • Must have knowledge in Compensation administration as typically demonstrated through two to five years of related experience.
    • Must demonstrate effective relationship development/management skills and ability to effectively communicate in individual and group settings.
    • Advanced spreadsheet and relational database skills, with ability to write, run and organize queries and reports.
    • Requires the ability to analyze complex data and identify pertinent information and trends through the use of graphic illustration. Able to access meaningful information in literature and internet searches.
    • Able to interact tactfully and patiently with a variety of individuals who have compensation related issues.
    • Requires excellent attention to detail, commitment to follow through, ability to work independently with general oversight, and respect for established deadlines.
    • Strong skills in verbal and written communications are necessary.

    Physical Demands/Environmental Factors

    • Requires extensive sitting with periodic standing and walking.
    • May be required to lift up to 20 pounds.
    • Requires significant use of personal computer, phone and general office equipment.
    • Needs adequate visual acuity, ability to grasp and handle objects.
    • Needs ability to communicate effectively through reading, writing, and speaking in person or on telephone.


    Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work. 


    More About Perficient


    Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization and industry solutions.


    Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners; and reduce costs.  Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.


    Perficient is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


    Disclaimer:  The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification.  Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time. 


    IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Applicants should ensure that their e-mail settings will receive e-mail from the iCIMS system otherwise, critical communications related to the application.




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