Data Analyst (Compensation)

Human Resources
Corporate Administration

Do you love working with data, analytics, and excel?  If yes, keep reading.  We have an awesome opportunity to join a dynamic, high-performing HR team.  This is a brand new role, created due to a need for more rigorous and in-depth compensation analysis.  The role, Compensation Analyst, is responsible for enterprise-wide administration of LCS’s compensation and incentive programs.


This role supports all compensation initiatives including data analyses, completion of salary surveys, and market pricing of positions using survey data and internal salary statistics. This position will also assist in designing and implementing new programs that attract and retain top talent.


Together, We’re Greater

At LCS, we provide you the opportunity to use your talents in a progressive, growing organization that makes a positive difference in the lives of the seniors we serve. If you are seeking an organization that gives back, you’ll love working here. Our principles and hospitality promises define our company culture. LCS employees can be found participating in volunteer activities, getting involved in our committees or collaborating with team members in our innovative work space. You’ll find lots of opportunities to grow as a professional, serve the community, and enhance the lives of the seniors. Our culture of partnership is truly we feel what makes us unique.


Ready to make a difference? Then join us as the Compensation Analyst. We think it’s time for you to begin your #lifeatLCS.   

What You Need To Know

   In this role, you will have the opportunity to help with:

  • Annual Compensation and Incentive Programs
    • Administration of annual compensation and incentive programs
    • Manage the total reward compensation process

  • Compensation surveys and market data

    • Completion of annual salary surveys

    • Analysis of compensation survey data

  • Compensation administration

    • Responsible for day-to-day administration of compensation plans and policy documentation.

    • Work alongside managers and HR business partners as required for market pricing of new roles, either for recruiting or during restructures, transfers, promotions etc.

    • Analyzes internal and external salary and wage data, completes job evaluations, and recommends job levels and job titles in accordance with established company structure and guidelines. Consults with and communicates results to HR Business Partners.

    • Prepares and maintains company-wide job description records; develops and maintains job description reference library.

  • Bonus and incentive plan administration

    • Ensure all bonuses and incentives are processed accurately and timely

  • HCM Cloud

    • Administrator of the compensation module within HCM Cloud

  • Projects / other

    • Provides input into the design of new programs; develops associated policy and procedures documentation and other supporting communications.

    • Key contact during annual audit reviews

    • Serve as Subject Matter Expert and respond to complex questions and issues from managers, team members, and employees while escalating cases as appropriate.

    • Collaborate with team members to identify and lead process improvement and automation initiatives across all programs.

    • All other duties as assigned.

What We Are Looking For

  • Bachelor’s degree required (Human Resources, Finance, or Business Management preferred).

  • Requires 2+ years prior data analytics experience.

  • Attainment of work toward a professional compensation certification (CCP) preferred.

  • Prior compensation experience in a professional services environment a plus.


Even Better 

  • Proficiency with HRIS administration systems. 
  • Advanced Excel skills

  • Requires strong analytical, and problem solving skills; must be highly detail oriented.

  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills; requires approachable, responsive, results oriented and proactive personal traits.

  • Requires strong organizational, project and time management skills.

  • Ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality in all matters related to employee compensation and benefits.

  • Comfortable working independently, collaboratively as part of a team, and with changing priorities and with a customer-focused perspective.


Sound like a good fit? Let’s talk about how together we can be greater!


Why LCS?  

Industry leader. We have been in the business of Senior Living for over 40 years. Nearly 90% of Life Care Services-managed health centers have a 4- or 5-star rating.

Competitive pay, great benefits and vacation time.  We are an equal opportunity employer with benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, disability, 401(k) with company match.

Family oriented culture. We provide a positive and supportive work environment which our employees value. Flex-time, work from home, and social activities with employees and their families add to our family centric approach.

Charity and community involvement. We are recognized as a national team for the Alzheimer’s Association and consistently a top contributor to United Way. We also support our employee’s individual community contributions and provide opportunities to get involved at our corporate locations and in our communities.

Outstanding advancement opportunities. 650 and counting; LCS is growing and we think you should too. Our company growth allows for internal growth opportunities across all of our business lines.

Professional development. Ongoing, onsite education opportunities, education assistance, and continuing education credits allow LCS employees to keep their knowledge of current industry changes relevant.

Fun companywide events. Leadership Summit, SHOE, and our annual company holiday party; just to name a few.

Top Iowa Workplace. We’ve created an environment where LCS employees enjoy coming to work. LCS has been named a top Iowa Workplace, an award that recognizes the top workplaces based on employee survey results each year.


LCS creates living experiences that enhance the lives of seniors. You’ll see this commitment in our people. They’re talented, dedicated professionals who truly care about residents, with each conducting his or her work with integrity, honesty and transparency according to the principles of LCS. We strive to help every community succeed—strengthening available resources, establishing proven practices that lead to long-term growth and creating lasting value for those living in, working for and affiliated with the community. Check us out on our website:


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