Sr Compensation Analyst

Website Mattel

CREATIVITY IS OUR SUPERPOWER. It’s our heritage and it’s also our future. Because we don’t just make toys. We create innovative products and experiences that inspire fans, entertain audiences and develop children through play. Mattel is at its best when every member of our team feels respected, included, and heard—when everyone can show up as themselves and do their best work every day. We value and share an infinite range of ideas and voices that evolve and broaden our perspectives with a reach that extends into all our brands, partners, and suppliers.

The Team:

The Global Human Resources team are partners to all employees, delivering a meaningful, end to end employee experience. Our role is to attract, develop and engage employees in a purpose-centered work environment. Together, we challenge the status quo, encourage progressive thought, and influence meaningful change across the business. Our global HR team serves more than 30,000 employees in more than 30 countries. In all that we do, we strive to be a talent-led organization that cultivates equality, inclusion and empowerment for our employees and the communities we serve. We value meaningful work and creating personalized career opportunities as we build a world class HR team.

The Opportunity: 

Reporting into the Manager Compensation, the Sr Compensation Analyst is an integral part of Mattel’s Global Compensation Team, and will be responsible for planning, implementing, administering, and maintaining compensation programs that support the company’s global pay philosophy, objectives, competitive position, and local practices for the Commercial, Marketing, Global Brands and Global Supply Chain organizations, in the United States. The Sr Compensation Analyst ensures global application of competitive pay practices, evaluates programs, trends and/or new technologies and recommends changes and improvements. The Sr Compensation Analyst also formulates recommendations regarding development of base pay structures through job design and evaluation. The Sr Compensation Analyst works with little supervision and provides solutions to local problems based on global policies and market practices.

This role will be based in Mexico City and will have the opportunity to work in a highly collaborative and dynamic environment with a flexible hybrid work model.

What Your Impact Will Be: 

  • Analyze and resolve business issues related to compensation program development and administration.
  • Partner with client groups proactively across Mattel in identifying issues and developing recommendations for resolution on compensation related matters
  • Provide support in developing or redesigning compensation processes
  • This position will interact on a consistent basis with management and staff in Compensation, the Global Compensation team, internal HR divisions, HR Business Partners and Talent Acquisition
  • Build and maintain relationships with client groups and management contacts and learn the business needs of each client area.
  • Maintain sound practices in pricing jobs and developing a pay-for-performance culture
  • Present the tools and training to HR Business Partners and leaders, enabling the leaders to own more of the process and decisions
  • Recommend changes to processes and policies
  • Provide analyses and supporting documentation for proposals, including annual review increases and structural adjustments
  • Implement policy and practice decisions, including facilitating the annual adjustment process with client groups
  • Keep salary administration software up to date, which may include participating in salary surveys
  • Other special projects as assigned

What We’re Looking For: 

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 3 years current and relevant experience in compensation; prior global and corporate experience preferred
  • Advanced MS Office skills specifically in Excel (formulas, vlookups, mail merge, etc.) and PowerPoint
  • Foundational compensation experience in compensation practice areas (for example, benchmarking, job evaluations, career progression, market research, survey benchmarking and performance management), preferred
  • Compensation experience in a large, complex, publicly traded organization, preferred
  • Demonstrated competency and acumen for understanding Business Unit goals and administering appropriate compensation solutions and guidance that best aligns with Mattel’s overall HR and people strategy
  • Strong quantitative/analytical skills with proven capability to communicate findings in a clear and concise manner for various audiences
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with an eye for detail and accuracy
  • Extensive knowledge of human resource laws, regulations, and best practices
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Experience using market pricing tools in a global environment
  • Demonstrated experience developing and running queries and reports from a human resources information system, preferably Workday
  • Demonstrated a growth mindset by staying curious and continuously learning, embracing challenges, and improving themselves.

The annual base salary range for this position is between $92,000 and $115,000
**This range is indicative of projected hiring range, however annual base salary will be determined based on a candidate’s work location, skills and experience.

Don’t meet every single requirement? At Mattel we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

How We Work:

We are a purpose driven company aiming to empower generations to explore the wonder of childhood and reach their full potential. We live up to our purpose employing the following behaviors:

  • We collaborate: Being a part of Mattel means being part of one team with shared values and common goals. Every person counts and working closely together always brings better results. Partnership is our process and our collective capabilities is our superpower.
  • We innovate: At Mattel we always aim to find new and better ways to create innovative products and experiences. No matter where you work in the organization, you can always make a difference and have real impact. We welcome new ideas and value new initiatives that challenge conventional thinking.
  • We execute: We are a performance-driven company. We strive for excellence and are focused on pursuing best-in-class outcomes. We believe in accountability and ownership and know that our people are at their best when they are empowered to create and deliver results.

Our Approach to Flexible Work:

We embrace a flexible work model designed to empower a culture of growth, optimism, and wellbeing, where every employee can reach their full potential. Combining purposeful in-person collaboration with flexibility, our focus is to optimize performance and drive connection for moments that matter.

Who We Are:

Mattel is a leading global toy and family entertainment company and owner of one of the most iconic brand portfolios in the world. We engage consumers and fans through our franchise brands, including Barbie, Hot Wheels, Fisher-Price, American Girl, Thomas & Friends, UNO, Masters of the Universe, Matchbox, Monster High, MEGA and Polly Pocket, as well as other popular properties that we own or license in partnership with global entertainment companies. Our offerings include toys, content, consumer products, digital and live experiences. Our products are sold in more than 195 countries in collaboration with the world’s leading retail and ecommerce companies.

Mattel is recognized as a Great Place to Work™ and as one of Fast Company’s Best Workplaces for Innovators in 2022.

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Mattel is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer where we want you to bring your authentic self to work every day. We welcome all job seekers including minorities, females, veterans, military spouses, individuals with disabilities, and those of all sexual orientations and gender identities.

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