Sr. Compensation Analyst

BuzzFeed, New York, Los Angeles

The social news and entertainment company.

BuzzFeed, the social news and entertainment company, provides the most shareable breaking news, original reporting, entertainment and video across the social web.

We're looking for a Senior Compensation Analyst. Reporting to the Director of Compensation, you will support the implementation and administration of compensation programs, including base pay administration, annual incentive plans, long-term incentives and the annual year-end compensation cycle.

We offer a great compensation package, benefits, and an employee stock option program. Not to mention, a super collaborative work environment overflowing with perks ranging from snacks and drinks to no work on your birthday!


You will:

  • Be a resource and expert in compensation programs, policies, and legislation governing compensation. Provide advice to HRBPs regarding specific compensation issues and propose solutions and recommendations.
  • Support the development, administration, messaging and compliance of compensation programs, including the annual compensation review cycle, sales commission plans, recognition plan etc
  • Partner with Recruiters and HRBPs to establish competitive new hire offers and adhoc compensation adjustments
  • Partner with People Operations and Finance to ensure accuracy in HR data systems including compensation, levels, titles etc
  • Develop compensation metrics and tools to inform compensation program decisions, forecasting and budgeting
  • Participate in surveys to collect and analyze compensation information to determine BuzzFeed's competitive position
  • Create appropriate documentation and user training to support compensation programs
  • Be an essential point of contact for internal and external clients related to compensation

You have:

  • Minimum of Bachelor's degree and 4+ years of progressive Compensation experience or relevant general HR experience
  • Experience with both broad and commission based compensation
  • Expert skills in Excel with writing complex formulas and creating graphs
  • Experience with HRIS systems (reporting, maintenance, etc.); Workday experience a plus
  • Experience with quantitative data analysis and using data to guide decision-making
  • Analyzed data and created meaningful, understandable models, reports that are easily digestible
  • Developed concise presentations to illustrate and communicate related information
  • Experience partnering, influencing, and working effectively with all levels of an organization
  • Maintained confidentiality of sensitive information, issues and events
  • Experience working independently and within a team to drive projects across multiple departments and client groups, using knowledge of both internal and external business practices to improve products or service offerings

Life at BuzzFeed

At BuzzFeed, we believe our work benefits from the diverse perspectives of our employees. As such, BuzzFeed celebrates inclusion and is committed to equal opportunity employment. At BuzzFeed, you can expect:

  • A supportive, inclusive atmosphere on a team that values your contributions
  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth via work experience, offerings from our in-house Learning @ BuzzFeed team, our Employee Resource Groups, and more
  • An attractive and equitable compensation package, including salary and stock options
  • A generous and well-rounded benefits program featuring PTO, unlimited sick time, comprehensive medical benefits, a family leave policy, access to mental health platforms, retirement plans, gym and wellness discounts, and much more
  • Plenty of snacks (healthy and indulgent), catered lunches, beverages, etc..

BuzzFeed is the world’s leading tech-powered media company, with a cross-platform news and entertainment network that reaches hundreds of millions of people globally. The company aims to spread truth and joy across the internet by producing articles, lists, quizzes, videos, original series; lifestyle content through brands including Tasty, the world’s largest social food network; original reporting and investigative journalism through BuzzFeed News; strategic partnerships, licensing and product development through BuzzFeed Marketing; and original productions across broadcast, cable, SVOD, film and digital platforms for BuzzFeed Studios. 

BuzzFeed is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category.

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