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Sr. Compensation Analyst

Rover.com, Remote

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Duration: Full-Time


Who we are: 
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We believe everyone deserves the unconditional love of a pet—and at Rover, our mission is to make it easier to experience that love. Founded in 2011, the Rover app and website connect dog and cat parents with loving pet sitters and dog walkers in neighborhoods across the US, Canada, and Europe. We empower our community of trusted pet sitters and dog walkers to run their own pet care businesses on Rover with the tools and security of a global company to back them.

Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, we work closely with our teams in Barcelona, London, San Antonio, Spokane and remote locations. We’ve got a reputation for being a great place to work, having been named among the 100 Best Companies to Work For in Seattle Business Magazine and Washington’s Best Workplaces in the Puget Sound Business Journal. We're an agile, fast-growing company, and our leadership comes from some of the world's most respected tech companies. 

At Rover, our furry coworkers are just as important as our human ones—and we wouldn’t have it any other way. Along with making the joys of pet parenthood more accessible, we’re committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming community of pet people—and that starts with our employees.

Please note employees must be based in one of our approved remote work locations: WA, MT, WI, TX, or FL

Who we’re looking for:
Rover’s People Team is growing, and we’re looking to add a Compensation professional with drive and initiative, and the ability to think globally. In this role you will be analytical by nature, enjoy the details and technical aspects of compensation and data analysis but enjoy thinking outside of the box and coming up with new ideas. The ideal candidate enjoys a fast-paced environment and is passionate about HR and Compensation. You have a technical aptitude and enjoy problem solving and working with data and data systems. You are confident working with all levels of the business. 

Reporting to the Senior Director of Total Rewards, the Sr. Compensation Analyst will support multiple initiatives and efforts as we drive the strategy development, design, implementation, administration, and the governance of compensation programs for Rover.  This role will also support projects in benefits, stock plan administration and finance as it relates to compensation.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Partners with Sr. Director of Total Rewards to develop and communicate compensation programs that support the business.
  • Provides pay support and advice on new hires, promotions, and transfers for positions up through executive level roles.
  • Performs labor market analysis and pay structure development to attract and retain key talent.
  • Evaluate and market price positions at all levels of the organization utilizing external market data and internal position comparisons to make salary recommendations to ensure alignment with the broad-based compensation structure.
  • Reviews existing compensation programs and makes recommendations to improve market alignment to the Sr. Director of Total Rewards and other organizational leaders as appropriate.
  • Partner with international HR leaders to monitor local compensation issues and challenges, and make recommendations as appropriate.
  • Support annual bonus calculation process.
  • Stays current on industry compensation practices and legal issues, assessing and communicating potential business impact to senior leaders.
  • Maintains understanding of applicable laws and regulations including FLSA, Equal Pay Act, ADA, Sarbanes-Oxley and others.
  • Supports efforts to ensure employee and leadership understanding of compensation-related programs and practices through ongoing education and training.
  • Engage in the analysis and resolution of compensation related issues.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of existing compensation policies, guidelines and procedures, in support of the strategic objectives and evolving external requirements.
  • Administer the annual salary review program, including merit increases and promotions, as well as bonus payments.
  • Evaluate new jobs, promotions, and reclassifications and recommend compensation elements for positions, including base and incentive pay, market range, and placement within our global salary band structure.
  • Serve as compensation consultant to department managers and HR Business Partners.
  • Support preparation of the annual proxy and compensation tables.
  • Support the benefits and HR team as needed.
  • Partner with Finance on the Equity program design, documentation, and implementation.
  • Partners with the Sr. Director of Total Rewards to prepare materials for the executive team, compensation committee and the overall board of directors on various compensation topics.

Your Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of work specializing in rewards and compensation within a complex, multi business organization.
  • Experience working in a rapidly expanding, fast-growing, international organization.
  • Experience working with two or more different external compensation and benefits benchmarking organizations.
  • Experience implementing and maintaining compensation planning tools and processes.
  • Experience with annual proxy preparation.
  • International compensation experience.
  • Knowledge of HR operations procedures and hands-on experience supporting major compensation programs such as annual merit planning and processing, annual stock plan grants and performance management.
  • Extensive analytical skills with advanced working knowledge of both MS Excel and Google Sheets with the ability to export and review data from a variety of complex systems and tools.  
  • Demonstrated ability to develop data to influence decision-makers, including the executive team, hiring managers and your HR colleagues.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to balance competing priorities in a fast-paced environment with a strong client-focused approach with urgency.
  • Ability to work independently and lead initiatives as required, demonstrating effective project management skills, with strong sense of urgency and the ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrates a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Knowledge of human resources and compensation including knowledge of relevant Federal, State, and local laws/regulations relating to compensation.
  • Undergraduate and/or graduate degree in a related field, preferred.

Your Bonus Skills:

  • Certified Compensation Professional a plus.
  • Experience managing incentive program design and administration.

Benefits of working at Rover.com:

  • Competitive compensation
  • 401k
  • Company equity
  • Flexible PTO
  • Competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Commuter benefits
  • Bring your dog to work (and unlimited puppy time)
  • Doggy benefits, including $1000 toward adopting your first dog
  • Stocked fridges, coffee, soda, and lots of treats (for humans and dogs) and free catered lunches semi-monthly (currently on hold due to Covid19)
  • Regular team activities, including happy hours, snow tubing, game nights, and more (currently performed virtually due to Covid19)
Rover is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting a diverse, inclusive and inventive environment with the best employees. We’re driven by seeing our people succeed and grow, and we work to ensure everyone contributes to their fullest potential. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, protected veteran status, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

We are committed to work with you to look for reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

About Rover.com

About The Dog People Founded in 2011 and based in Seattle, WA, Rover is the nation's largest network of 5-star pet sitters and dog walkers. Whether you need in-home dog boarding, pet sitting, dog walking, or day care, Rover connects pet parents with dog people who’ll treat their pets like family. Rover sitters are your rainy-day-dog-walkers. Your every-day-belly-rubbers. Your tug-of-war players. Your middle-of-the-night-pee-breakers. Because we get it—your dog is family. And when you can’t be there, you can trust us to keep your dog happy, healthy, and sweet as ever. But it’s not just about dog love. Rover is also an award-winning technology business committed to making pet care safe, easy, and affordable so that everyone can experience the unconditional love of a dog. So for the frequent butt-sniffers, the sock-stealers, the table-side beggars and the clicker-trained champions: We’re your people. And for the world travelers, the long-day-at-work-ers, the business-trip jetsetters, the swing-shift survivors: We’re your people, too. Whatever you and your dog are into, we’re into it, too. And we’ve got your back. Anytime. Anywhere.

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