Sr Compensation Analyst

at Guidehouse in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description


Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit


Guidehouse is looking for a Senior Compensation Analyst. The analyst role is integral in supporting compensation programs and processes to maintain Guidehouse’s competitive position in the global professional services industry. In this role, you will support broad-based compensation processes including analyzing market data to create competitive compensation recommendations and evaluate positions to make job level and salary range recommendations as well as perform ad-hoc equity analyses to assist Human Capital and business partners’ evaluation of compensation arrangements. You will partner with all levels of Guidehouse employees and HR to ensure competitive, compliant and cost-effective programs. This position will report to the Director, Compensation.

+ Administer and evaluate the organization’s current base salary and short-term incentive programs and plans.

+ Participate in compensation surveys in all pertinent countries, maintain market data database with up-to-date job matching at all times, including loading new survey data, employee data, and job matches

+ Analyze market data to create competitive compensation recommendations and evaluate positions to make job level and salary range recommendations by performing job analysis

+ Conduct FLSA analysis and audits to determine job classifications.

+ Administer the retention bonus program including draft agreements, tracking the acceptance rate, providing copies in DocuSign and sending for processing

+ Analyze organizational pay practices and make recommendations for salary changes to ensure internal equity

+ Respond to management requests for ad hoc job analyses and salary recommendations

+ Research professional literature and other internal and external resources to gather data for special compensation programs as required

+ Assist with compensation compliance requirements including minimum wage analysis and works in support of the broader pay equity activities

+ Assist in large scale market analyses by extracting data from Workday and salary survey tool and presenting it to the Comp Partner for further review. Develop PowerPoint presentations for sharing with Executives.



+ Strong data analysis and problem-solving skills

+ Excellent computer skills with advanced Microsoft Excel skills (array formulas, pivot tables, macros, conditional formatting, etc.)

+ Acute attention to detail and accuracy

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills

+ Strong interpersonal skills with a strong focus on customer service and teamwork

+ The ability to successfully interface with all levels of management and work independently

+ Solid project management capabilities and demonstrated abilities to meet deadlines with a high-quality work product

+ The ability to manage multiple priorities and competing deadlines

+ Must maintain the highest level of confidentiality and discretion in managing sensitive pay data


+ Bachelor’s degree required in HR, Accounting, Finance, or a related field

+ Compensation Planning tools, e.g. Pay Factors, Market Pay, etc.

+ World at Work compensation coursework preferred, but not required

+ Bachelor’s Degree in Business with a minimum 5 years Compensation administration and/or consulting experience

Additional Requirements

The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

This position is open to candidates virtually from Montana, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming, Arizona, Hawaii or Eastern, Pacific, and Central time zones.

Selected Candidate must be able to work Eastern Standard Hours. Compensation may vary based on education, skills, experience and location. Selected candidate must be local and able to work from one of the following offices: Tysons, VA (HQ); Washington DC; Tampa, FL; Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Huntsville, AL as needed. Client meetings may be required in-person.


About Guidehouse Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation. Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco. If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation. Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee. Rewards and Benefits Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace. Benefits include:

+ Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

+ Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

+ Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

+ Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

+ 401(k) Retirement Plan

+ Basic Life & Supplemental Life

+ Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

+ Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

+ Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

+ Skills Development & Certifications

+ Employee Referral Program

+ Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

+ Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

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Job Posting: JC217347705

Posted On: Jun 29, 2022

Updated On: Oct 04, 2022