Sr Analyst, Compensation

Website Inspire Brands

As a Senior Analyst, Compensation Special Projects, you will be responsible for the design and administration of compensation programs that support our Total Rewards strategy and company-wide objectives. You will participate in, and lead, special projects, or processes. A strong analytical background and ability to adapt to change in an evolving, global, and matrixed work environment are key to success.


  • Participate in various compensation-related projects and initiatives as directed by the Senior Director, Global Compensation
  • Support the design, implementation, and maintenance of job architecture and career level framework, including job codes, definitions, levels and market pricing
  • Support the implementation and migration to the newly selected Equity tool administration
  • Collaborate on compensation system design and enhancement
  • Conduct audits of employee compensation data and participate in system testing/setup
  • Develop cost models and forecast analyses to help inform, influence, and execute business decisions
  • Evaluate current programs to identify continuous improvement opportunities and make recommendations for enhancement
  • Collaborate on administration of company variable pay programs and processes
  • Partner with Finance on planning and accrual processes
  • Stays abreast of trends and best practices through networking and research


  • 4 Year / Bachelors Degree Business Administration, Human Resources, Finance, or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 3-5 years of experience in compensation programs for a large organization


  • Workday experience strongly preferred
  • Working knowledge of laws and requirements as they apply to base compensation, incentive compensation, and equity programs
  • CCP certification a plus
  • Understanding of equity plans and regulations is a plus
  • Familiarity with international compensation a plus
  • Familiarity with project management principals, tools and templates including timeline development
  • Thrives in a collaborative, matrixed work environment
  • Strong analytical skills and experience in manipulating and reporting data; ability to summarize and communicate complex information for different audiences including executives
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills paramount
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) and HRIS systems (Workday preferred)
  • Experience with market pricing tools such as MarketPay
  • Excellent customer service and oral/written communication skills
  • Attention to detail in composing and proofing materials, establishing priorities, and meeting deadlines
  • Proven ability to handle sensitive and confidential information and situations

Inspire Brands is a multi-brand restaurant company whose portfolio includes nearly 32,000 Arby’s, Baskin-Robbins, Buffalo Wild Wings, Dunkin’, Jimmy John’s, and SONIC Drive-In restaurants worldwide.

We’re made up of some of the world’s most iconic restaurant brands, but we’re much more than just a restaurant company. We’re a team of hundreds of thousands who individually and collectively are changing the way people eat, drink and gather around the table. We know that food is much more than a staple—it’s an experience. At Inspire, that’s our purpose: to ignite and nourish flavorful experiences.

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