Compensation Analyst

Website Sherwin-Williams


(1) Incentive Compensation Management:

  • Quarterly payout checklist including manual calculations, answer complex questions that are escalated from the Specialists, auditing of payouts and calculations, and updating appropriate tables including budget adjustments.
  • Point of contact for Finance for territory budgeting, including set-up of initial budgets in Q1 each year.
  • Main point of contact for questions or issues related to the Spectrum & Circle Awards Programs
  • Generate and communicate the payout files for US Quarterly/Annual Plans.
  • Varicent System Management, including proposed budgets set up, new year set up & new plan set up.

(2) Project Member on Varicent Key Strategic Initiatives:

  • Support the project team as a subject matter expert.
  • Mockup report and provide feedback on the design solution.
  • Work with business on key decisions and make recommendations for solutions.
  • Assist with the testing strategy.




  •  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, or General Business


  •  Certified Compensation Professional (CCP)



  •  3+ years of Accounting/Finance/Human Resources


  •  1+ years as a Compensation Professional
  • Varicent Incentive Plan System



  • Analytical skills and ability to comprehend incentive plan logic and Varicent logic
  • Communication skills ability to clearly communicate to key employees (Sales Management, Finance, VPs of HR) both verbally and written.
  • Knowledge of MS Excel formulas (LOOKUP’s, Pivot Tables) for analysis and reporting.
  • Ability to meet time sensitive deadlines as well as ad-hoc requests.
  • Exceptional Customer Service skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Adaptability to change.
  • Desire and ability to make improvement.

Travel 10%


Here, we believe there’s not one path to success, we believe in careers that grow with you. Whoever you are or wherever you come from in the world, there’s a place for you at Sherwin-Williams. We provide you with the opportunity to explore your curiosity and drive us forward. Sherwin-Williams values the unique talents and abilities from all backgrounds and characteristics. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply, including individuals with disabilities and Protected Veterans. We’ll give you the space to share your strengths and we want you show us what you can do. You can innovate, grow and discover in a place where you can thrive and Let Your Colors Show!
At Sherwin-Williams, part of our mission is to help our employees and their families live healthier, save smarter and feel better. This starts with a wide range of world-class benefits designed for you. From retirement to health care, from total well-being to your daily commute—it matters to us. A general description of benefits offered can be found at Click on “Candidates” to view benefit offerings that you may be eligible for if you are hired as a Sherwin-Williams employee.
Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case and will impact where actual compensation may fall within the stated wage range. The wage range listed for this role takes into account the wide range of factors considered in making compensation decisions including skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled.
The wage range, other compensation, and benefits information listed is accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, with or without notice, subject to applicable law.
Sherwin-Williams is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information, creed, marital status or any other consideration prohibited by law or by contract.
As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, Sherwin-Williams requests state and local employment services delivery systems to provide priority referral of Protected Veterans.

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