American Heart Association Compensation Analyst in Dallas, Texas

Compensation Analyst

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Job Description

Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact everyday?

Imagine all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely.

This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people's lives. We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where you can partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare. The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact.

The American Heart Association (AHA) has a great opportunity for a Compensation Analyst in our National Center office located in Dallas, TX

In this role, you will assist in the development, design, implementation, and management of all association wide compensation programs, inclusive of executive and international compensation. You will work closely with the Director of Total Rewards and will have the opportunity to play an integral role in conducting benchmark analysis and the participation in surveys. In addition, you will serve as a key team member in the total rewards center for excellence and will be responsible for partnering with managers and HR team members across the organization for compensation guidance.

Here are some of the essential job duties:

  • Conducts compensation analysis to determine appropriate salary level according to compensation guidelines and policy

  • Evaluates new job requests to identify alignment with existing job or determine need for new job including a review of existing structure as well as a market analysis and determination of FLSA status

  • Conducts data analysis and tracks promotions and exceptions during the annual merit process

  • Writes new job descriptions and revises current ones, validates job descriptions through manager and employee to include job requirements and compliance with applicable employment laws

  • Researches, compiles data, prepares statistical reports including charts, graphs and spreadsheets, and analyzes the results for presentations

  • Participates in salary surveys and analyzes results to determine organization's market relationship including administration of compensation systems and tools

  • Develops recommendations to adjust salary structure in response to changing organizational needs, market values and geographic differentials

  • Researches special compensation programs and incentive systems to support the organization's objectives

  • Assists in the auditing and maintenance of data integrity for HRIS applications

Required Experience

Want to help get your resume to the top? We are looking for your expertise in the following areas.

  • Minimum three (3) years of direct compensation experience evaluating jobs for FLSA compliance and competitive market position, strong knowledge of compensation practices

  • Four year degree in business/human resources preferred or equivalent experience

  • Experience advising managers on compensation decisions operating within a defined structure

  • Experience leading compensation projects such as titling structure and centralization

  • Strong understanding of state and federal laws, regulations and statutes relating to compensation including FLSA, tax withholding/reporting, etc.

  • Exposure to various compensation and incentive systems preferred

  • Must illustrate attention to detail, analytical abilities and consistent follow through

  • Must be team oriented, dependable and flexible with high work ethic

  • Able to maintain strict confidentiality

  • Able to coordinate multiple changing tasks

  • Must have ability to clearly communicate information both verbally and in writing in one on one and large group situations to AHA employees, management and vendor contacts.

  • Advanced knowledge of Windows-based computer skills including Excel, and Power Point

Here are some of the preferred skills

  • General knowledge of HRIS systems

  • Experience with Access a plus

  • Experience with international compensation a plus

  • CCP Preferred

Attracting talented, committed employees means offering a competitive benefits package, ongoing professional development and training, and a diverse and inclusive environment in which to work and grow. And we do.

So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases? Click on “New Resume” to submit your online application. Only those candidates deemed most qualified by the hiring manager will be contacted to interview.

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Job Location

Dallas, Texas, United States

Position Type


Job Category: Human Resources

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