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Senior Analyst, Compensation

Date: Jul 15, 2019

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30346

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

Transport Topics ranked XPO Logistics #1 out of the top 50 logistics companies in North America, and Forbes named us one of America’s best employers. We’re always looking for talented individuals at all levels, who can deliver the caliber of service our company requires. As the Senior Compensation Analyst, you will support the business unit’s compensation function in the design, implementation and administration of compensation programs and policies. We want to leverage your knowledge and skills to deliver compensation models, methodologies and analytics. On our team, you’ll have the support to excel at work and the resources to build a career you can be proud of.


Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Collaborate in the development of the new compensation system including building formal salary ranges, creating new processes for salary increases and administration, determining the approach to variable pay and helping to provide education for leaders and individual contributors
  • Perform financial modeling to ensure programs are viable
  • Participate in regular benchmarking processes and analyze industry data to evaluate roles and determine competitiveness of salaries and total compensation by market; gather insights by researching and networking with other companies to keep abreast of best practices and trends in compensation
  • Develop and update quantitative models, and formulate recommendations and revisions to the compensation structure
  • Design and build compensation metrics, reports and tools to inform compensation program decisions and analyze business outcomes
  • Partner with HR business partners and department leaders to provide appropriate guidance regarding pay decisions, policies and job evaluations; administer the annual process for salary increases including system setup, validating data and distributing reports
  • Create materials to effectively communicate compensation programs, policies and practices to employees and leaders
  • Manage participation in annual compensation surveys for Johanson, Willis Towers Watson, Mercer, MarketPay and CompAnalyst

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, HR, Finance or related field, or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience
  • 4 years of experience in business administration, HR, finance or related field
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Windows applications; ability to create complex formulas in Excel
  • Availability to work a variety of shifts including days, evenings and weekends; occasional travel

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Master’s degree or CCP certification
  • Experience with implementing and working in SuccessFactors and MarketPay
  • Ability to quickly learn and achieve proficiency in new software applications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to present clean, organized and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience
  • Ability to develop insightful, value-added and actionable analyses with detailed explanations regarding drivers of the results; produce unambiguous, comprehensive and accurate interpretations
  • Ability to utilize a variety of interpersonal styles and communication methods to effectively adapt to new work structures, processes or cultures
  • Ability to identify opportunities to increase accuracy, optimize resources and develop, recommend and implement solutions

Be part of something big.


XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta