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Compensation Analyst

Date: Jan 25, 2019

Location: The Colony, TX, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: SS-14264
Area of Interest: Human Resources
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Shared Services
Position Type: Full-time


About the Role

As a key member of the HR organization at WSI, the compensation analyst will play a critical role in helping review, evolve, and administer our compensation programs to ensure we attract, retain and motivate our associates. You will have an opportunity to take a lead with compensation programs company-wide for positions in our retail stores, distribution centers and corporate offices.

You're excited about this opportunity because you will...

* Collaborate and provide compensation services to HR Partners, functional leaders, and Williams-Sonoma, Inc. associates throughout the organization and our brands
* Perform analysis and market studies on current programs, using insights to develop solutions that ensure internal fairness, external competitiveness, and alignment with William-Sonoma's compensation philosophy and strategy
* Participate in annual compensation planning cycles to include file preparation, data audits, and merit/bonus/LTI recommendations
* Participate in and/or conduct salary surveys; conduct analysis of results
* Assist with the enhancement of compensation process, system implementation and automation
* Ensure compliance with employment-related federal and state statutory requirements regarding employee pay and remain current on compensation-related legislation
* Participate in special projects and perform general analysis on an ad hoc basis

Why you will love working at Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

* We're a successful, fast-growing company with an entrepreneurial vibe
* A technologically and data-driven business
* Competitive salaries and comprehensive health benefits
* We're at the forefront of tech and retail, redefining technology for the next generation
* We're passionate about our internal and external clients and live/breathe the client experience
* We get to be creative on a daily basis
* A smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas
* We believe in autonomy and reward taking initiative


We're excited about you because you have...

* First-level university degree in HR, Accounting, Finance, Business, or related discipline.
* 3+ years compensation or human resources experience with in-depth knowledge of core compensation practices and strategy
* Ability to partner with and communicate recommendations to HR partners and business leaders
* Big thinker that can tackle limitations with a sense of challenge and enthusiasm
* Customer-focused, striving to deliver exceptional customer service to our internal partners
* Problem solver that can come up with creative, cost effective solutions
* Highly organized and detail oriented
* Excellent analytical skills and ability to produce meaningful summaries and conclusions from large data sets; familiarity with compensation software and tools
* Prior experience in large organization with field-based operations (i.e. Retail, Hotel, Global Banking) is a plus but not required

About Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the home. Our family of brands includes Williams Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. These brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We offer beautifully-designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom, home office, closet, laundry room, and even outdoor spaces. We've seen some big changes since our first brick-and-mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasn't changed is our passion for high-quality products, functional design, outstanding customer service, and enhancing the lives of our customers and the communities where we operate. In 2017, we acquired Outward, Inc., a 3-D imaging and augmented reality platform for the home furnishings and décor industry. Today, we're a multi-brand, multi-channel, global enterprise supported by state-of-the-art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing - and we're always looking for new energy and ideas.

WSI will not now or in the future commence an immigration case or "sponsor" an individual for this position (for example, H-1B or other employment-based immigration

This role is not eligible for relocation assistance.


Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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