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Compensation Senior Analyst



Multiple locations
Posted on Friday, February 9, 2024

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Job Category

Employee Success

Job Details

About Salesforce

We’re Salesforce, the Customer Company, inspiring the future of business with AI+ Data +CRM. Leading with our core values, we help companies across every industry blaze new trails and connect with customers in a whole new way. And, we empower you to be a Trailblazer, too — driving your performance and career growth, charting new paths, and improving the state of the world. If you believe in business as the greatest platform for change and in companies doing well and doing good – you’ve come to the right place.

The Executive and Equity Compensation Senior Analyst is responsible for crafting, implementing, and leading executive compensation programs and equity incentives at Salesforce. This role involves collaborating with cross-functional teams, ensuring alignment with company goals, and staying current on industry best practices to attract and retain top talent.

Key Responsibilities:

Executive Compensation Design:

  • Develop, implement, and run executive compensation programs, including base salary, bonuses, and long-term incentives.

  • Conduct market analysis to ensure competitive and equitable executive compensation practices.

  • Provide mentorship on executive pay decisions and offer recommendations to leadership.

Equity Compensation Management:

  • Lead all aspects of equity programs, including stock options, restricted stock units (RSUs), and performance restricted stock units (PRSUs).

  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and financial reporting standards.

  • Collaborate with legal and finance teams to handle equity-related documentation and disclosures.

Data Analysis and Benchmarking:

  • Analyze compensation data and market trends to ensure competitiveness and alignment with organizational goals.

  • Benchmark executive and equity compensation against industry peers to advise decision-making.

Communication and Education:

  • Communicate executive and equity compensation programs to employees, executives, and partners.

  • Conduct training sessions and provide educational materials to improve understanding of compensation programs.


  • Work closely with ES business partners, finance, legal, executive recruiting and other relevant functional partners to ensure a cohesive and coordinated approach to compensation strategy.

  • Participate in cross-functional projects and initiatives as needed.

Experience/Skills Required:

  • Minimum of 3 years of work experience in Compensation or Analyst in a related field

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Finance, Business Administration, or a related field.

  • Several years of experience in executive and equity compensation analysis and administration.

  • Strong understanding of regulatory requirements related to executive compensation and equity programs.

  • Outstanding analytical and quantitative skills, with proficiency in data analysis tools.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

  • Ability to synthesize sophisticated data into simple consumable deliverables with clear takeaways

  • Ability to independently address analytical requests: understand the ask, capture data, build models, perform analyses, validate assumptions, and summarize & present results

  • Must be able to lead multiple projects simultaneously while adhering to deadlines

  • Strong analytical, written, and oral communication skills; process-oriented

  • Expert Excel skills: model building, use of advanced formulas and arrays, pivot tables, data manipulation, VBA

  • Hands-on experience with data visualization tools - Tableau preferred.

  • PowerPoint / Google Slides: develop presentations with a summary of analytics/findings


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At Salesforce we believe that the business of business is to improve the state of our world. Each of us has a responsibility to drive Equality in our communities and workplaces. We are committed to creating a workforce that reflects society through inclusive programs and initiatives such as equal pay, employee resource groups, inclusive benefits, and more. Learn more about Equality at and explore our company benefits at

Salesforce is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. Salesforce does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Salesforce will not pay any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Salesforce.

Salesforce welcomes all.

For Washington-based roles, the base salary hiring range for this position is $100,100 to $137,600.

Compensation offered will be determined by factors such as location, level, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Certain roles may be eligible for incentive compensation, equity, benefits. More details about our company benefits can be found at the following link: