Compensation Analyst

Yelp, San Francisco, CA

Connecting people with great local businesses

Come grow your career in Compensation! Yelp is looking for a Compensation Analyst to join our Human Resources Compensation Team in San Francisco.

This person will be a thought partner in developing and improving our compensation structure. You should be a positive go getter who is happy to ask questions and has the initiative to find answers.

This is not a role where you’re sitting behind the scenes crunching numbers (although there is a little of that, so you should love data and be an excel wiz). Most of all we want you to help influence clients in a way that makes sense and really sells the Yelp compensation story.

This is your opportunity to make your opinion count and continue to learn as you grow your compensation career in a fantastic team.

You will:

  • Manage salary survey participation including data audits, validation, benchmarking and recommending additional compensation data sources
  • Own vendor-based applications to analyze salary survey results to create and maintain compensation structures 
  • Partner with our HR Ops and Finance teams to gather information and help tell our story with numbers
  • Be a thought partner to our Compensation Team Members on various on-going projects including but not limited to quarterly compensation cycle and identifying market trends
  • Partner with Compensation Managers to provide compensation support to Leadership, Recruiting and HRBPs for select organizations
  • Assist in developing compensation plans and documents

You should have:

  • A minimum of 2 years work experience in Compensation 
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Solid, experience (and examples of) having owned salary survey participation including data audits, validation, benchmarking and recommending additional compensation data sources.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Excel (e.g. working knowledge or ability to learn: vlookups, nested functions, pivot tables, charts/graphs, etc.)
  • A passion for analytics and be a problem solver 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and within a team, conduct research, formulate conclusions, and present conclusions or solutions to business issues

Extra Brownie points if you have:

  • Experience in two or more of the following areas: Workday, Tableau, Global Compensation, Executive Compensation, Equity Compensation, Sales Compensation, Consulting
  • A strong background in Human Resources, Compensation, Mathematics, Finance, Statistics or Economic 
  • Working knowledge of Radford (Aon Hewitt) & Mercer
  • Proficiency in VBA programming languages
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


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