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Black & Veatch Compensation Analyst in Pierre, South Dakota

Compensation Analyst

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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 36802

Job Title : Compensation Analyst

Location : USVRTL

Business Unit Sector : COR-CORP-HR

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Job Summary

Provides compensation support to compensation staff and management. Responsible for set-up and maintenance of various forms of data, including compensation related Human Resource Information System (HRIS) tables. Analyzes, recommends, develops and generates complex queries and reports from HRIS and other sources. Completes and/or processes salary surveys and market studies, as well as performs basic analysis under the direction and guidance of compensation manager. Responds to routine compensation questions and/or requests from within the organization regarding compensation program guidelines and procedures.

Key Responsibilities

  • Reviews and approves job and pay changes, including items submitted via TeamLink, correction form, or Blueprint recruiting.

  • Responds to routine compensation questions and/or requests from within the organization. Directs more complicated issues to compensation manager.

  • Supports the annual incentive plan bonus process by managing online planning tool (QuickBase), coordinating payouts with Payroll, and coordinating communication to employees. Ensures all deadlines are met.

  • Quickbase Administrator and process owner for annual merit and AIP cycles. Maintains security and dashboard functionality and manages payout process. Responsible for AIP calendar and internal communications for AIP and merit process.

  • Completes market salary surveys. Under guidance of compensation manager, retrieves data, completes survey questionnaires, and corresponds with survey vendors.

  • Prepares special market analysis as requested. Retrieves information from salary surveys and enters into spreadsheets. Reviews job documentation and compares to survey jobs. Present matches to compensation manager, along with related information, and performs further analysis as needed.

  • Fulfills compensation-related ad hoc data requests in a timely and accurate manner. Accesses data by generating new or existing HRIS queries, researching HRIS or other data sources.

  • Generates monthly and quarterly reports from HRIS to assist in compensation analysis.

  • Maintains compensation-related tables in HRIS as directed.

  • Creates formal presentations for management as directed.

  • Manages Compensation Resource Information on internal company SharePoint site.

  • Receives and reviews bonus requests, including sign-on bonuses. Obtains appropriate approvals. Coordinates payment with Payroll. Updates and reconciles the Bonus Log monthly.

  • Assists in writing job documentation or training others in writing job documentation.

  • Coordinates additions and changes to online Job Summary Manual and to job profiles in Blueprint Recruiting.

  • Makes recommendations for improving various compensation processes and strives to ensure accuracy and confidentiality of compensation activity. Assists in ensuring adherence to company policies and legal compliance.

  • Maintains various files such as sign-on bonuses, salary surveys, special analyses, special programs, and other related items.

Management Responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR or Accounting preferred. Compensation or payroll experience preferred.

  • Intermediate knowledge of Human Resource Information System

  • Basic knowledge of Company compensation programs

  • Basic knowledge of Base Pay fundamentals, including job documentation and evaluation

  • Basic knowledge of employment law and legal compliance regulations

  • Basic knowledge of engineering industry-type jobs

  • Basic knowledge of electronic file storage system

  • Intermediate Human Relations Skills (Written, Verbal, Client Service)

  • Basic problem solving skills (Identify, analyze, research, evaluate, resolve)

  • Multi-tasking ability (Prioritize, organize, schedule work)

  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel

  • Basic Microsoft Word

  • Basic Microsoft PowerPoint

Minimum Qualifications

Experience : 2 years related HR experience required.

All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.


Contact Compensation

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical office environment


Salary Plan

ADM: Administrative/Business

Job Grade


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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.

Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.

To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.

A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

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