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Senior Compensation Analyst - Hybrid

Santa Ana, California; Los Angeles, California; San Diego, California

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Job ID R037999 Date posted Jan. 19, 2023 Category Human Resources Employment Type Full Time

Company Summary

Join a team that puts its People First! Since 1889, First American (NYSE: FAF) has held an unwavering belief in its people. They are passionate about what they do, and we are equally passionate about fostering an environment where all feel welcome, supported, and empowered to be innovative and reach their full potential. Our inclusive, people-first culture has earned our company numerous accolades, including being named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list for seven consecutive years. We have also earned awards as a best place to work for women, diversity and LGBTQ+ employees, and have been included on more than 50 regional best places to work lists. First American will always strive to be a great place to work, for all. For more information, please visit

Job Summary

Join our Santa Ana, CA team as a Senior Compensation Analyst! We are looking for someone to partner with divisional HR and business managers for compensation planning, including job definition, market pricing, pay adjustments, merit delivery, sales compensation and variable plan design and delivery. Developing and introducing corporate driven compensation infrastructure throughout the company for consistent, compliant, business-driven practices is also critical in this role. This is a hybrid position with two days in the office.

Essential Functions

  • Collaborate with HR to review proposed salary recommendations and job classifications to provide guidance and recommendations to business leaders. Recommend corrective or alternative actions to resolve compensation-related issues
  • Manage the merit increase and annual bonus processes
  • Develop sales incentive plans in partnership with HR and Sales Executives
  • Participate in the design and modeling of new or revised variable pay plans
  • Manage divisional job classification structure and market pricing
  • Provide training and coaching to HR and management on compensation philosophy and strategy, including FLSA compliance
  • Produce monthly/quarterly/annual HR metric reports and analyze compensation data from various systems
  • May administer and/or manage compensation programs such as ESPP; deferred compensation plans; process stock award grants, lapses, stock option exercises, reporting, and withholding of related payroll taxes; and work with third-party administrator to maintain and ensure the accuracy and integrity of equity data in the recordkeeping system

Knowledge and Skills/Technology Used

  • Advanced skills in Excel, Word, Power Point, Access and other reporting writing software
  • High level knowledge of Compensation practices and principles, pay laws and regulations
  • Extensive FLSA knowledge
  • Broad understanding and experience with incentive compensation, processes and programs
  • Ability to manage confidential data
  • Strong organizational skills and proven ability to successfully manage multiple projects and deadlines
  • Attention to detail and ability to produce accurate and quality work

Typical Education  

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) preferred

Typical Range of Experience  

  • 5-7 years compensation experience in multi-state environment, preferably in financial services and/or with public company compensation
  • Sales incentive plan development and administration experience a plus

Pay Range: $73,700 - $108,400 annually

This hiring range is a good faith and reasonable estimate of the salary range of possible compensation at the time of the posting, and is subject to change. The actual compensation offered will be determined by various factors, which may include a candidate’s education, training, experience, and geographic location.



First American invests in its employees' development and well-being, empowers them to provide superior customer service and encourages them to serve the communities where they live and work. First American is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Based on eligibility, First American offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k, PTO/paid sick leave and other great benefits like an employee stock purchase plan.

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