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Groupon, Inc

Compensation Analyst

Groupon, Inc - Chicago, IL

Groupon is based in Chicago and operates in major regions globally. We are a local e-commerce marketplace where people discover and save on amazing things to do, see, eat and buy in their neighborhoods. We're enabling real-time commerce across local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products and live events. At the same time, we provide merchants with the resources and tools to grow and manage their businesses. Culturally, we believe that great people make great companies and that starting with the customer and working backward moves us forward.

As an integral part of the Human Resources department, the Compensation Analyst will administer, research and analyze the company's compensation plans and programs. This role will assist in the creation of compensation strategies and methodologies that drive performance and results through performance based compensation practices.

You will work closely with the North America Compensation Manager and the HR Business Partner team in providing guidance to management and employees regarding compensation programs while ensuring top quality customer service. The Compensation Analyst will participate in or lead several key projects, including survey participation and annual processes, providing a broad spectrum of compensation support to the organization.


Understand and interpret compensation policies and procedures

Collaborate with HR, recruiting and management on salary determinations for new hires, promotions, transfers, changes, and other compensation actions by analyzing both internal and market pay and providing data-based recommendations

Review, evaluate and analyze survey and internal data to determine appropriate level and salary grade for new and existing jobs

Administer portions of the annual salary and long term incentive processes by gathering and documenting requirements and by participating in meetings with business groups and other stakeholders

Coordinate the participation of global compensation and HR teams in market surveys; coordinate survey calendars, employee detail and accurate submission of survey materials.

Audit jobs for content and assist in the preparation of job descriptions reflecting job responsibilities, activities, duties, essential functions and requirements

Conduct job evaluations and work on Job Inventory to ensure accurate and complete job descriptions for all company positions

Participate in efforts to revise and streamline existing compensation processes and/or to develop new compensation processes

Responsible for the maintenance of compensation and compensation related data in the HRMS system, Applicant Tracking System, and any other internal systems of record, including job code, salary structures, employee data entry, reporting and validation

Develop and provide standardized monthly, quarterly, and annual compensation reporting and analysis for senior management

Maintain compensation communication and training templates; may be responsible for standardizing email and print communications

May include administration of domestic and/or international programs

Other special projects and duties as assigned


2 years of Human Resources experience with a specialization in compensation

Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business, Finance or related discipline preferred

CCP designation or coursework a plus

Excellent PC skills including Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) with extensive Excel knowledge and experience

Workday experience a plus

Strong analytical skills, communications (verbal and written) skills and problem solving skills

Ability to interact and consult with senior management


10 days 18 hours ago

Groupon, Inc


Compensation Analyst Groupon, Inc - Chicago, IL, United States


Location: Chicago, IL

Company Profile:
Groupon's mission is to become the world's commerce operating system. By connecting buyers and sellers through price and discovery, we have the opportunity to become one of the world's essential companies, a daily habit for our customers and merchant partners.