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Compensation Analyst I

Lynn, MA

Major Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Annual Compensation Processes

  • Assist in administering the various annual compensation processes in the HCMS system (Oracle HCM Cloud)
  • Test and validate the compensation module following system patches and upgrades, and prior to compensation cycle launches; ensure all aspects of the processes are working as intended
  • Create and maintain master process review (Excel) worksheets, assist in preparation of final materials for review by HR Business Partners and Management
  • Support HR Business Partners by providing custom reporting as needed
  • Act as a point of contact for HR Business Partner and Manager questions
  • Continuously build working knowledge of the HCMS system through training and keeping abreast of product upgrades

Maintenance of Market Data Aggregator (CompAnalyst)

  • Upload and maintain Employee & Company data in the application
  • Review and maintain survey job matches to ensure accuracy of benchmark data
  • Upload and validate salary survey data annually
  • Administer all ad-hoc reporting requests
  • Build a strong working knowledge of the CompAnalyst application and recommend utilization of enhancements

HCMS/Compensation Reporting

  • Maintain compensation information in HCMS system; establish an audit cadence to ensure data accuracy and integrity
  • Create and run reports using the HCMS system to support compensation program administration and assist with other HR reporting needs

Salary Surveys

  • Compile, validate, and submit data for annual and ad-hoc compensation surveys
  • Participate in trainings and gain overall knowledge of the analytics and services made available by our compensation survey vendors

Talent Acquisition Compensation Support & Approvals

  • Assist in providing compensation support for all non-high-volume job offers, ensuring internal and external equity in accordance with the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act (MEPA)
  • Update reports and data used by TA annually and on an as needed basis

Equity Administration (effective late-2021/early 2022)

  • Assist in the implementation and maintenance of new equity administration system
  • Support data entry and auditing of equity grants
  • Assist with participant inquiries regarding equity compensation plan
  • Support data requirements for internal departments (legal, finance)

Annual Salary Structure and Market Position Review

  • Assist in annual evaluation of Eastern’s market competitiveness by providing accurate market data from Comp Analyst
  • Help with the compilations of data for the annual salary budget and salary structure market data, utilizing data from various compensation survey results


  • Recommend opportunities for process improvement
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned

Education and Experience

  • Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field required or equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Minimum of 2-4 years of experience in compensation, equity plan administration or HRIS preferred


  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel (must be proficient with large data sets in Excel)
  • Demonstrated proficiency accessing data in robust HRIS applications, preferably Oracle or equivalent
  • Demonstrated ability to identify non-routine situations and exceptions and apply effective problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to independently plan, prioritize and organize work while managing many priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong attention to details skills
  • Excellent work ethic and strong sense of urgency
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated integrity, respect, and effectiveness in interactions
  • Strong client service orientation and interpersonal skills, effective team member and builder of productive working relationships
  • Demonstrated ability to embrace change
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality is required
  • Experience and interest in Compensation, Human Resources or Finance preferred
  • Experience administering employee data and/or working with Human Resources business systems in an HR environment preferred

About Us

Committed. Inclusive. Courageous. Eastern Bank has built a legacy of investing in the communities we serve and helping our customers, communities and employees thrive and grow. We pride ourselves in having knowledgeable and experienced professionals that can provide the expertise, personal attention and service our customers deserve.

As the fourth-largest full-service commercial bank in Greater Boston, we are able to offer you unique opportunities for career growth throughout the organization, as well as a competitive compensation and benefits program.

As an inclusive company, we work to ensure that our valued employees are treated fairly, recognized for their individuality, and encouraged to reach their fullest potential. These values have earned us a reputation as a great place to work and provide a strong reason why you should consider a career with us.

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