Green Thumb Industries

Senior Corporate Compensation Analyst - Chicago, IL

Job Posted
Sep 27, 2022
Employment Type
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Job Summary/Purpose

You are a data-driven compensation professional and aficionado! You yearn for something different, new, and exciting. You enjoy, love, and get a kick out of data from using formulas, summarizing data, and using it to present a business case. As a Senior Corporate Compensation Analyst on the Total Rewards team, you will:
  • Work closely with some pretty awesome people in nearly every department to provide compensation consulting, provide analytical, technical, and administrative support as it relates to our compensation programs and reporting
  • Assist in the implementation and administration of compensation programs such as base pay, short and long-term incentives, job evaluations, market reviews, annual compensation cycle processes, and ad-hoc projects that support the company's business strategy
  • Offer guidance and analytical support for the implementation and execution of compensation processes, programs, and practices


General Compensation:
  • Evaluate new and existing jobs to determine appropriate salary grade, FLSA classification, and/or salary adjustments
  • Conduct ongoing analysis to support market pricing and assist company leaders in making informed, competitive compensation decisions
  • Prepare and present summary reports of job analysis and compensation analysis information
  • Benchmark jobs against survey data and other market intelligence to determine competitive compensation ranges for each position
  • Assist in providing compensation support for job offers to ensure internal and external equity
  • Ensure policies are in place and incentive compensation process and related controls are clearly documented and executed
  • Maintain documentation of FLSA determinations and classifying exemption status for jobs through review of job profile audits and ensure appropriate EEO mapping of positions
  • Work directly with Finance and HR leadership to plan and model incentive compensation programs
  • Upscale and maintain internal compensation systems, partnering with the People team to integrate tools to ensure scalability and support company growth
  • Drive automation and process improvements for compensation programs; develop methods for supporting innovation and change across the organization
  • Compile, validate, and submit data for annual and ad-hoc compensation surveys
  • Support administration of short-term and long-term incentive programs
  • Ensure ongoing audits for internal compliance, governance, ensuring adherence to country, local, and federal statutes and laws

  • Assist with the day-to-day administration of the Company's equity (stock-based) incentive plans
  • Ensure that all equity transactions are processed and settled timely and accurately; reconcile transactions, termination dates, tax withholding, and reporting, and other items as required
  • Perform periodic reviews and reconciliations of participant data and transactions to ensure accuracy and in accordance with policies and audit procedures
  • Provide accurate, timely, and usable reporting to important collaborators (i.e., Payroll, Accounting, Legal, Human Resources, etc.)
  • Handle equity plan-related inquiries and requests from employees, executives, board members, and external brokers on a regular basis
  • Assist in preparing equity-related materials for the compensation committee

  • Maintain compensation information in HRIS; establish an audit cadence to ensure data accuracy and integrity
  • Create and run reports to support compensation program administration and assist with other reporting needs

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience
  • Three (3) or more years of progressively responsible and relevant experience
  • Strong data analysis skills with the ability to work with large data sets and synthesize data to identify trends; analytical and conceptual ability necessary to evaluate internal and external data
  • Knowledge of Fair Labor Standards Act, Pay Equity, and other laws, regulations, etc., governing classification pay issues
  • Demonstrated ability to identify non-routine situations and exceptions and apply effective problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to independently plan, prioritize and organize work while managing many priorities
  • Demonstrated ability in quantitative and qualitative research methods
  • Ability to perform statistical analysis and interpret and evaluate results
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, effective team member, and builder of productive working relationships
  • Demonstrated ability to embrace change
  • Ability to think critically, anticipate issues, and proactively suggest solutions
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Proven ability to achieve objectives in a dynamic, often ambiguous, environment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Preferred Qualifications
  • Five (5) or more years of progressively responsible and relevant experience
  • Prior experience in developing and implementing base pay and incentive programs (e.g., salary structures, salary grades, job families, job architecture)
  • Experience in working with compensation analysis related to union / collective bargaining agreements
  • Knowledge of basic accounting and financial principles and the requirements of collaborating with Finance on relevant compensation activities
  • Experience with various HCMS/HRIS systems (PeopleSoft, SAP, Wurk, Workday, UKG, Callidus, ADP, SuccessFactors)
  • Experience with compensation related software (PayFactors, Payscale, MarketPay,, CompAnalyst)
  • WorldatWork certification (CCP, GRP, CECP, CSCP)
  • Microsoft Excel certification

Additional Requirements
  • Must pass any and all required background checks
  • Must be and remain compliant with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry
  • Must possess a valid driver's license
  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age
  • Must be approved by state badging agency to work in the cannabis industry


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Company BenefitsBenefits for this job may vary.

Dental, Medical, & Vision Benefits, Paid Time Off, Company Discounts, Flexible Time Off / Unlimited Vacation, Free Snacks / Drinks, Inclusive Environment, Life Insurance, Lunch & Learns, Paid Parental Leave, Relaxed / Casual Dress Code, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability, Work From Home / Remote


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About Green Thumb Industries

Calling all curious, collaborative, compassionate, boundary-pushing, trustworthy stewards: There’s a place for you.

Join us on our mission to promote well-being through the power of cannabis while giving back to the communities in which we serve.

People are everything at Green Thumb. Some of us nurture plants while others pore over legal documents or open new stores. A few things we have in common? We’re stewards of the plant, a happy and humble bunch and genuinely love what we do.

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