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Senior Compensation Analyst

Renaissance Learning

Renaissance Learning

United States · Remote
Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2024

Company Description

When you join Renaissance®, you join a global leader in pre-K–12 education technology.

Renaissance’s solutions help educators analyze, customize, and plan personalized learning paths for students, allowing time for what matters—creating energizing learning experiences in the classroom. Our fiercely passionate employees and educational partners have helped drive phenomenal student growth, with Renaissance solutions being used in over one-third of US schools and in more than 100 countries worldwide.

Every day, we are connected to our mission by exemplifying our values: trust each other, win together, strive for the best, own our actions, and grow and evolve.

Job Description

Renaissance is searching for a Senior Compensation Analyst with outstanding focus and strong communication skills to support business growth through the design, implementation, and administration of compensation, sales compensation, incentive, equity, and reward and recognition programs.

The Senior Compensation Analyst is a critical member of the Compensation team and will report to the Director of Compensation. This is a great opportunity to be part of a private equity owned company that has grown rapidly through acquisitions. If you enjoy analyzing data, ensuring data integrity, making recommendations and solutions that help to retain, reward, and recognize employees, this is the place for you!

As a Senior Compensation Analyst, you will:

  • Perform ongoing maintenance of salary range structures, ensuring alignment with the Renaissance pay philosophy balanced with external market trends.
  • Evaluate and market price jobs to identify appropriate salary grade assignment and provide guidance and consultation to managers (including offer recommendations, FLSA exemptions, job revisions, etc.)
  • Manage integrity of data in stock administration database which may involve day-to-day equity administration, timely recording of new equity awards, exercises, sales, cancellations, forfeitures.
  • Partner with the company’s legal, HR, payroll, accounting, tax, treasury and finance teams on stock/equity-related processing, compliance, and reporting (e.g., monthly, quarterly, and yearly reconciliation of records between the equity administration platform and internal systems)
  • Provide guidance to team members during participation in compensation surveys, market pricing, and equity activity.
  • Supervise sales pay structure, assess sales compensation practices, and ensure appropriate pay mix by role and market trend.
  • Ensure job descriptions are kept current by auditing jobs for content and working with managers to prepare job descriptions reflecting job responsibilities, activities, duties, and requirements.
  • Prepare special studies and initial recommendations on base compensation bonus plans, sales compensation, or equity. Support administration of domestic and/or international programs.
  • Develop and deliver compensation programs to management, conduct HR train the trainer sessions, and coach employee groups on compensation practices.
  • Ensure programs align with business objectives and follow all applicable laws and regulations.


For this role as a Compensation Analyst Senior, you must have:

  • Bachelor's degree (B.S.) preferred in business or finance, or equivalent experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of and experience with compensation structure and plan designs including pertinent federal and state regulations
  • More than three years of demonstrated ability in compensation consulting, program design and implementation
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy; ability to handle multiple tasks, shifting priorities and ambiguity while remaining flexible.
  • Proficient in HR systems, MS Office, with advanced skills in Excel
  • Ability to work with critical information and maintain confidentiality.


  • World at Work Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) and/ or Global Remuneration Program (GRP) Certification
  • Experience working with equity programs (e.g. stock options) and serving as a liaison between legal, finance, and tax.
  • Sophisticated interpersonal skills, communication, and organizational skills
  • Excellent planning and prioritization, problem solving, and business partnering skills.
  • Ability to resolve issues and maintain constructive working relationships with people at all levels of an organization, both inside and outside the company.
  • Ability to influence and successfully implement organizational changes.
  • Experience managing sales compensation pay and programs.
  • Experience working in a private equity held company, in company with an international footprint, and in a matrixed management environment.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential.

Salary Range: $90,000 - $125,000

This range is based on national market data and may vary by location.

Benefits for eligible employees include:

  • World Class Health Benefits: Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision, Telehealth
  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401(k) and Roth 401(k) with company match
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Time Off
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Parental Leave (20 total weeks with 14 weeks paid) & Milk Stork program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Well-being and Employee Assistance Programs

Frequently cited statistics show that some women, underrepresented individuals, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities may only apply to roles if they meet 100% of the qualifications. At Renaissance, we encourage all applications! Roles evolve over time, especially with innovation, and you may be just the person we need for the future!


Renaissance is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate with respect to any term, condition or privilege of employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, military or veteran status, marital status, or status of an individual in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


Renaissance also provides reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local laws. If accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact Talent Acquisition.


Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the United States. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.

For information about Renaissance, visit: https://www.renaissance.com/