Lithia Motors, Inc.

  • Compensation Analyst

    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/28/2019 4:42 PM)
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    Support Services
    Support Services - Corporate Office
  • Overview


    Compensation Analyst – Dealership

    The Compensation Analyst is responsible for providing analysis, assistance and guidance in the development of compensation plans within the company. Analysts utilize performance reporting and work with store management and executive leaders to provide recommendations and align compensation plans with company and store objectives and expectations. Analysts will develop plans that motivate employees to improve performance, attract new talent, retain existing employees, minimize risk and exposure, and reduce department payroll expense.


    REPORTS TO: Compensation Supervisor

    Job Description


    • Provide customer service and support to our dealerships with compensation plan development
    • Develop compensation plans to:
      • Support company and store objectives
      • Motivate employees to focus on improving business performance and rewarding them for their contributions
      • Attract new talent
      • Balance internal equity and control payroll expense
    • Utilize performance reporting and Store Performance Expectations (SPE) to offer plan recommendations
    • Conduct reviews to ensure the company is federally and state compliant
    • Assist with department projects, reporting & analytics



    • Maintain confidentiality at all times to protect the privacy of employees
    • Thoroughness, accuracy and attention to detail
    • Timeliness in completing essential duties, ability to prioritize workload and adhere to deadlines
    • Provide exceptional customer service and work in a team-driven environment
    • Take personal ownership for assigned tasks and identify and report problems or suggestions for departmental improvements to supervisor



    The following knowledge, skills and abilities are needed to be successful in this position:

    • Strong attention to detail and sense of urgency.
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
    • Active Listening – give full attention to the words and body language of others, take time to understand the points being made and ask questions as appropriate
    • Analytical Thinking – using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
    • Time Management – ability to prioritize workload and manage one’s own time
    • Ethics and discretion
    • PC Skills including knowledge and use of MS Office (Excel, Word, Windows, Outlook, etc.).



    • Bachelor Degree preferred
    • Prior compensation experience a plus


    Physical Demands and Working Conditions

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

    • Physical Demands: Standing, walking over 1/3 of the time, sitting to 2/3 of time, kneeling/crouching to 2/3 of time, reaching with hands and arms to 2/3 of time, talking or hearing over 2/3 of time; move, transport or place up to 1/3 of time up to 25 pounds
    • Working Conditions: Indoor office environment, considerable use of telephone, computer and other office equipment


    Lithia Minimum Hiring Requirements

    • High school graduate or equivalent.
    • 18 years or older
    • Possess a driver’s license in your state of residence
    • Pass a motor vehicle report
    • Pass a 7 year criminal background check



    NOTE:  This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job.  While this list is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, the company reserves the right to revise the functions and duties of the job or to require that additional or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (i.e., emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs, or technological developments).


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