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Compensation Analyst

  1. Tempe


Tempe, AZ

  1. Onsite
Posting date: 08/21/2023
  1. Full-time


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Job Description

As the Compensation Analyst, you’ll impact the lives of everyday people and help them go from surviving to thriving with innovative digital personal finance solutions. In this position you will report to our Director, Compensation and be seen as a subject matter expert on all things compensation. 

You will be an integral part of the Total Rewards team responsible for supporting the design, implementation, and maintenance of our compensation programs.  This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is passionate about data analysis, has a strong analytical mindset, and is eager to develop their skills in the field of compensation.

The perfect candidate will bring a “Business Partner” mindset and thrive in an organization that is ready to disrupt the norm.  If you are creative and passionate and want to work with like-minded people then you will LOVE Achieve.

At Achieve, we’re changing millions of lives. 

From the single parent trying to catch up on bills to the entrepreneur needing a loan for the next phase of growth, you’ll get to be a part of their journey to a better financial future. We’re proud to have over 2,800 employees in mostly hybrid and 100% remote roles across the United States with hubs in Arizona, California, and Texas. We are strategically growing our teams with more remote, work-from-home opportunities every day to better serve our members. A career at Achieve is more than a job—it’s a place where you can make a true impact, have a sense of belonging, establish a fulfilling career, and put your well-being first.

As a member of the Total Rewards Team, you will need to be able to accommodate a hybrid  schedule and work onsite at our Rio Campus in Tempe up to 2x a quarter or as needed to support business needs.


Join Achieve, change the future.

What you’ll do: 

  • Data Analysis and Reporting:
    • Collect, analyze, and interpret compensation data using various tools and methodologies.
    • Prepare reports and presentations summarizing findings and recommendations for compensation programs and policies.
    • Assist in conducting market research and benchmarking studies to ensure competitive compensation practices.
  • Job Evaluation and Salary Administration:
    • Participate in the evaluation of job positions, both new and existing, to determine appropriate salary levels.
    • Assist in developing and maintaining job descriptions, ensuring accuracy and alignment with industry standards.
    • Support the administration of salary programs, including annual merit increases and promotions.
  • Compensation Program Support:
    • Administrative lead on merit and bonus cycle processing and support.
    • Collaborate with the HR team to assist in the development and implementation of compensation programs, policies, and guidelines.
    • Assist in conducting internal equity reviews and providing recommendations for adjustments when necessary.
  • Compliance and Documentation:
    • Stay updated on relevant laws, regulations, and industry trends related to compensation practices.
    • Assist in the preparation of compensation-related documentation, including policy manuals, guidelines, and employee communications.
    • Support audits and compliance reviews to ensure adherence to internal policies and external regulations.
  • Stakeholder Engagement:
    • Collaborate with HR business partners, recruiters, and managers to provide guidance and support on compensation matters.
    • Respond to employee inquiries regarding compensation policies, practices, and programs in a timely and professional manner.
    • Assist in preparing materials and presentations for compensation-related meetings and discussions.


What you’ll bring:

  • 1+ years of experience in compensation with additional professional experience in HR, Finance, or other applicable areas.
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Finance, or a related field.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to gather and interpret complex data.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other data analysis tools.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to maintain accuracy in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present findings and recommendations effectively.
  • Knowledge of compensation principles, practices, and relevant laws and regulations is a plus.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize multiple tasks.


Additional Information

Achieve well-being with:

  • Hybrid work opportunities
  • 401 (k) with employer match
  • Medical, dental, and vision with HSA and FSA
  • Competitive vacation and sick time off, as well as dedicated volunteer days
  • Access to wellness support through Employee Assistance Program, Talkspace, and fitness discounts
  • Up to $5,250 paid back to you on eligible education expenses
  • Pet care discounts for your furry family members
  • Financial support in times of hardship with our Achieve Care Fund
  • A safe place to connect with other employees through our six employee resource groups


Attention Agencies & Search Firms: We do not accept unsolicited candidate resumes or profiles. Please do not reach out to anyone within Achieve to market your services or candidates. All inquiries should be directed to Talent Acquisition only. We reserve the right to hire any candidates sent unsolicited and will not pay any fees without a contract signed by Achieve’s Talent Acquisition leader.

Company Description

Achieve is a leading digital personal finance company. We help everyday people move from struggling to thriving by providing innovative, personalized financial solutions. By leveraging proprietary data and analytics, our solutions are tailored for each step of our member's financial journey to include personal loans, home equity loans, debt consolidation, financial tools and education. Every day, we get to help our members move their finances forward with care, compassion, and empathetic touch. We put people first and treat them like humans, not account numbers.



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