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Associate Compensation Analyst


New York, NY, US, 10019

Human Resources
New York

ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic consumer brands, its portfolio includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. The company delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry’s most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, ViacomCBS provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions for partners on five continents.


Looking to start a career in Compensation? ViacomCBS is seeking an Associate Compensation Analyst to assist with the development, implementation and administration of ViacomCBS’s compensation policies, programs and guidelines. This is a phenomenal opportunity for an HR professional who is hungry to learn and grow their compensation knowledge within a multifaceted and fast-paced environment.



Supporting the Compensation team, the Associate Compensation Analyst will assist in evaluating positions, conducting market surveys and analyzing statistical data in order to provide recommendations to HR leaders regarding various pay decisions, policy interpretation and appropriate job leveling across the organization. This role will have a fantastic opportunity to work within a newly built job architecture, demonstrating proficiencies and job levels to ensure all job descriptions and pay ranges fit within our model.


  • Help create comprehensive compensation reviews for client groups; analyze internal and external job data to provide direction on levels, salary ranges and variable pay targets for new and existing jobs, market adjustments, promotions and contract renewals
  • Assist with the administration of the annual merit process, bonus and long-term incentive program
  • Participate in compensation salary surveys and ensure compensation remains competitive to attract, retain and motivate employees
  • Participate in a variety of HR and compensation related projects, including ad-hoc studies, projects and analysis
  • Assist in the maintenance of data quality/integrity within the HR system of record; liaise with internal partners to coordinate processing of mass job or pay changes
  • Work closely with department peers to ensure all client groups are correctly supported


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 1-2 years of relevant work experience with a focus on HR, HRIS, Compensation, Finance or related fields
  • Ability to conduct research, analyze different types of data and present findings in a clear, concise format


Additional Qualifications:

  • Intermediate Excel skills and proficiency with other MS Office programs
  • Exceptional communication and organizational skills with high attention to detail
  • Strong quantitative skills and ability to think critically
  • Ability to work independently
  • Teammate with ability to “flex” to different styles and ability to work collaboratively with department colleagues
  • Ability to prioritize project deadlines together with day-to-day requirements while maintaining work product excellence and high-levels of customer service
  • Ability to handle sensitive information, maintain confidentiality and address sensitive situations in a constructive manner


ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

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Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City