Compensation Specialist

  • Chicago, IL, United States
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Block is one company built from many blocks, all united by the same purpose of economic empowerment. The blocks that form our foundational teams — People, Finance, Counsel, Hardware, Information Security, Platform Infrastructure Engineering, and more — provide support and guidance at the corporate level. They work across business groups and around the globe, spanning time zones and disciplines to develop inclusive People policies, forecast finances, give legal counsel, safeguard systems, nurture new initiatives, and more. Every challenge creates possibilities, and we need different perspectives to see them all. Bring yours to Block.

Job Description

Block is looking for a Compensation Analyst to support its growing population and work with HR, Talent Acquisition, and the Total Rewards team to ensure our compensation programs are operating effectively.

You will work with recruiters on new solutions to ensure that compensation is aligned with talent, simple and competitive.

Qualifications

You will:

  • Review and approve new hire offers presented by recruiters

  • Plan and communicate compensation structures and programs to recruiters, HR Operations, HR Business Partners and Hiring Managers to help answer questions and help evaluate job levels and other general comp inquiries

  • Partner with compensation team members on the compensation bench-marking and market research process; evaluate and perform analysis on pay market positioning, salary structures, and pay mixes to ensure market competitiveness to support overall compensation strategy

  • Develop compensation reports and tools to inform compensation program decisions and forecast and analyze compensation outcomes

  • Produce ad hoc analyses based on business requests and recommend corrective or alternative actions to resolve compensation-related needs

  • Help develop and execute compensation programs such as annual reviews and promotions

  • Develop concise slides or training materials to illustrate and communicate compensation related information

You have:

  • 2 or more years of experience in compensation in a professional environment. A background in Mathematics, Finance, Statistics, or Economics

  • Experience building compensation systems and scaling processes with company growth

  • Excel/Google Sheets skills are required to analyze data and create meaningful, understandable models and reports

  • An interest in sales compensation and incentive plan design

Additional Information

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. 

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page

Additionally, we consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment on our team, and always assess candidates on an individualized basis.

Perks

We want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:

  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

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