The Compensation Analyst works under the direction of the Compensation Manager, performs a variety of administrative functions in support of the County's position management, including classification, documentation tracking and processing, database management, records management, and other related duties as assigned.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides consultation to Payroll and County Departments in the administration of position control management.
Reviews and provides feedback to County Departments on requests for creating new and/or modifying existing positions and updates position control system as appropriate.
Develops collaborative relationships within appropriate business units (i.e. County Departments, Payroll, Central Technology, etc.).
Updates position control system throughout the Fiscal Year to ensure position budgets are accurately reflected.
Assist with market and competitive compensation analysis.
Compiles salary surveys.
Creates wage and salary data in spreadsheet format to enhance the delivery of compensation services.
Assist with modifying and creating new job descriptions with accurately reflected roles, responsibilities, and requirements.
Collaborates with employment area by reviewing positions to ensure appropriate classification before posting.
Prepares ad hoc reports on compensation, budget, or survey findings for senior management.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education, Experience, and Training:
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or Human Resources.
Two (2) to five (5) years of responsible experience in Compensation.
Experience with Excel macros, pivot tables and complex formulas.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of principles and practices of Compensation and Position Control Management.
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Software
Proficient in PeopleSoft including reporting and data entry.
Strong analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills, along with strong attention to detail, accuracy, and data integrity.
High level of integrity and professionalism with the ability to manage confidential employee data.
Ability to make mathematical and statistical calculations quickly and accurately.
Ability to organize, set priorities, and exercise sound independent judgement within areas of responsibility.
Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with senior management.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in a diverse environment.
Harris County is the nation's third most populous county and is governed by Harris County Commissioners Court. The court is composed of a County Judge and four (4) County Commissioners. Harris County provides its citizens with law enforcement operation, justice systems, medical facilities, parks, and recreational facilities.