Compensation / HRIS Analyst

Boston, MA

Position Summary The (Senior) HRIS & Compensation Analyst has primary responsibility for administering the HRIS and compensation programs in support of the strategic objectives. The position is responsible for leading the department’s HRIS function from a technical perspective, including system design, development and administration to ensure operational efficiency, employee self-sufficiency and streamlined processes.


  • HRIS (core responsibilities, daily) HRIS responsibilities span system “ownership” to partnering with colleagues to maximize our investment in technology and providing end user training.
  • Lead HR efforts to optimize Workday application
  • Maintains the core HRIS to ensure data integrity, privacy and accurate reporting.
  • Serves as a HR analytics expert, developing essential dashboards for trends in multiple areas of HR.
  • Helps to define relevant metrics /scorecard data and provides timely reporting and analysis to various constituencies.
  • Responsible for report writing, problem resolution and data changes/corrections.
  • Works closely with end users to define requirements for new or improved systems/processes and takes the lead in delivery and testing of new functionality.
  • Work with other departments in to explore options to automate processes in Workday that may currently be manual and/or suboptimal
  • Ensures proper internal controls are in place, documented and followed
  • Ensures that all Workday processes are in line with policies.
  • Compensation Administer on-going total compensation and reward programs in support of the business objectives and pay-for-performance strategies
  • Works with manager and Human Resources management to continually review, monitor and design competitive, cost-effective total compensation and reward programs, including executive and staff incentive plans.
  • Administers annual incentive programs from modeling through approvals and payouts. Administers compensation and rewards programs, including, job benchmarking, the salary administration process, and salary surveys participation and review.


  • 3+years of HRIS experience is required, preferably with the Workday application and 3+years of compensation experience.
  • Knowledge/Skills Advanced Excel skills are required.
  • Demonstrated capability, and a desire to approach the role with a proactive mindset.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills with strong attention to detail. Ability to interpret and analyze compensation data

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