Sr Compensation Analyst

Website TravelCenters of America

There’s never been a better time to join TravelCenters of America! For more than 50 years, millions of professional truck drivers and motorists have called our travel centers home, depending on us daily for fuel, food, truck maintenance and essential services.

Now a part of the bp family, TA is focused on growing its network of travel centers, implementing cutting edge technology and embarking on innovative alternative energy and sustainability initiatives.

From our locations across the country, to our corporate headquarters in Westlake, Ohio, every team member is a stakeholder in TA’s success. This environment offers endless career opportunities for individuals interested in sharing their ideas, growing with the company and shaping TA’s future.


The Senior Compensation Analyst is responsible for providing direct analytical support for the development and execution of various compensation programs and projects to ensure competitive, compliant, and motivating compensation. In partnership with the Director, Total rewards, the Senior Compensation Analyst will work closely with other functional areas to ensure that the compensation program supports the company’s mission and goals. The Senior Compensation Analyst will provide analytical and reporting support to and collaborate extensively with the various functional areas of the business.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages and leads the process of bonus/incentive/commission plan setup, payment calculation, analysis and communication of plan-to-date achievement/earnings
  • Manages and leads the Stock Grant Equity Plan
  • Partners with the payroll team to ensure timely plan deployment, payroll submissions, and audit compliance
  • Manages all plan updates and edits/documentation of all bonus/incentive and commission plans
  • Takes the lead on auditing compensation ensure compliant, accurate data
  • Creates, maintains and distributes policy and supporting documentation
  • Use market data and internal data sources to ensure the competitiveness and fairness of our current compensation practices
  • Prepares employee communications related to compensation
  • Performs special studies, analysis and recommendations on compensation and other human resources related issues as needed
  • Supports the communications of compensation policy to staff and compensation guidance to business partners
  • Continuous research and learning of new industry trends in compensation
  • Contributes to strategic decision making through the collection, analysis, and application of workforce data
  • Conducts market studies and analysis and recommends compensation structures to ensure internal equity, external competitiveness, and alignment to the company’s compensation philosophy
  • Analyzes, reviews, and develops materials related to the execution of all compensation programs
  • Develops, maintains, and update systems, processes, and documentation critical to the reporting and tracking of bonus and compensation metrics
  • Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with key partners in HR, Legal, Finance, Accounting and Executive Leadership
  • Responds to multiple ad hoc analyses and requests from senior management


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience preferred
  • 3+ years of compensation experience preferred
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local compensation and employment laws preferred
  • Requires advanced data analytics skill set, advanced Excel skills, and ability to work with complex data sets for large scale analyses, programs and projects
  • Good understanding of payroll, human resources and benefits processes
  • Advanced interpersonal and communications skills to establish rapport with a wide variety of constituents including clients, colleagues and all levels of management.
  • Well organized with the ability to handle multiple tasks while ensuring accuracy and deadline controls
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment where you influence, problem solve, and collaborate with partners at multiple levels

With us, you’ll enjoy:
*Competitive wages and annual bonus opportunity
*Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
*401(k) with a company match
*Paid vacation and holidays
*Tuition reimbursement
*A wide variety of discounts on technology, travel, food and fuel
*Opportunity for growth and advancement with company paid training

Not all benefit plans are available to all team members. For a more comprehensive list of benefits, please visit

Pay Range
$0.00 – 0.00 annually – A pay range listed reflects the potential pay for this role. The pay will depend on various factors, such as responsibilities of the position, job duties/requirements, and relevant experience and skills. Not all positions posted will have a pay range listed.

Our travel centers serve thousands every day; not one traveler is the same and our team must reflect that. We can “return every traveler to the road better than they came” only by understanding and celebrating individualism. TravelCenters of America is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless race, color, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, familial status, ancestry, sex, gender, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, handicap, military service or Veteran status, genetic information or membership in any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. At TravelCenters of America, we invite everyone to make themselves at home.

Individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation related to our recruiting process. If you would like to request an accommodation related to the recruitment process, please email us at In your email, please include your first and last name, phone number, the position and location for which you are applying, and details pertaining to the accommodation request.

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements
In this role, the employee is continuously sitting and typing, frequently talking and using eye and hand coordination and may also be required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move objects.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Standing, walking, bending over, and repetitive use of legs are done occasionally.  All performed with or without a reasonable accommodation.

This job description may not list all duties for this position.   The incumbent in the position may be asked to perform other duties.  TA Operating LLC reserves the right to revise the job description at any time.   This job description is not a contract for employment, and either the incumbent or TA Operating LLC may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.

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