Compensation Analyst



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, December 22, 2023

We're Celonis, the global leader in Process Mining technology and one of the world's fastest-growing SaaS firms. We believe there is a massive opportunity to unlock productivity by placing data and intelligence at the core of business processes - and for that, we need you to join us.

The Compensation Analyst will report to the VP, Total Rewards, and play a critical role in providing compensation support to the Celonis people and management teams. Under the direction of and guidance of the broader compensation team, the ideal candidate will:

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Perform job evaluations and analysis of jobs, compensation benchmarking, data collection, base salaries and incentives to evaluate internal equity, external competitiveness, and legal compliance of global pay practices.
  • Provides analysis and counsel to management on compensation programs and initiatives related to pay structures, short term incentives, pay change recommendations, new hire offers, and wage and hour regulations.
  • Continually evaluate for and implement process efficiencies.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of salary administration, compensation policies, and variable pay plans (e.g., merit, annual incentives, bonuses, awards, etc.) for salary administration including policy review and pay structure development
  • Assists with annual merit increases and other similar projects by working collaboratively with HRIS, Payroll, and cross functional teams to ensure project goals are achieved
  • Compiles salary survey submission files, performs global job matching, responsible for market pay system maintenance and administration, ensuring accurate market data and internal data validation. Responsible for auditing data on a regular basis
  • Acts as a main contact for day-to-day compensation matters, including monitoring and answering queries to a functional email inbox
  • Maintains and updates job description library and job data in appropriate HR systems for new Company roles and changes to existing roles, ensuring consistency among functions
  • Maintains HR data tools integrity by ensuring the accurate and consistent input of data. Performs regular audits and addresses data concerns
  • Coordinates and assists with human resource projects, programs, and special assignments
  • Develop, analyze, and maintain complex Excel reports to support data analysis

What skills you bring

  • 2 to 4 years of previous experience with compensation function at a global company preferred
  • Experience utilizing compensation theory, principles, and practices to perform independent analysis of programs using market data
  • Must have advanced level Microsoft Excel skills
  • Above average analytical skills, especially in other MS Office and Google suite products
  • Excellent verbal, written communication skills, presentation, and facilitation skills as well as interpersonal and consultative skills
  • Ability to use good judgment, be discreet and highly trustworthy, and demonstrate ethical conduct ensuring the confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Previous experience in Workday would be a plus


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Human Resources, or equivalent field from an accredited college or university
  • Certifications in compensation, general HR practice or related fields preferred, especially from associations such as SHRM, World @ Work, or similar
The base salary range below is for the role in the specified location, based on a Full Time Schedule.

Total compensation package will include base salary + bonus/commission + equity + benefits (health, dental, life, 401k, and paid time off). Please note that the base salary range is a guideline, and that the actual total compensation offer will be determined based on various factors, including, but not limited to, applicant's qualifications, skills, experiences, and location.
The base salary range below is for the role in New York, based on a Full Time Schedule.
$57,000$105,000 USD

What Celonis can offer you:

  • The unique opportunity to work with industry-leading process mining technology
  • Investment in your personal growth and skill development (clear career paths, internal mobility opportunities, L&D platform, mentorships, and more)
  • Great compensation and benefits packages (equity (restricted stock units), life insurance, time off, generous leave for new parents from day one, and more)
  • Physical and mental well-being support (subsidized gym membership, access to counseling, virtual events on well-being topics, and more)
  • A global and growing team of Celonauts from diverse backgrounds to learn from and work with
  • An open-minded culture with innovative, autonomous teams
  • Business Resource Groups to help you feel connected, valued and seen (Black@Celonis, Women@Celonis, Parents@Celonis, Pride@Celonis, Resilience@Celonis, and more)
  • A clear set of company values that guide everything we do: Live for Customer Value, The Best Team Wins, We Own It, and Earth Is Our Future

About Us

Since 2011, Celonis has helped thousands of the world's largest and most valued companies deliver immediate cash impact, radically improve customer experience and reduce carbon emissions. Its Process Intelligence platform uses industry-leading process mining technology and AI to present companies with a living digital twin of their end-to-end processes. For the first time, everyone in an organisation has a common language about how the business works, visibility into where value is hidden and the ability to capture it. Celonis is headquartered in Munich (Germany) and New York (USA) and has more than 20 offices worldwide.

Join us as we make processes work for people, companies and the planet.

Celonis is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Different makes us better.

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