Compensation Analyst

Competition #:881437

Job Title:Compensation Analyst

Job Category:Human Resources

Work Type:Full-Time Permanent

Positions Available:1

Union Affiliation:Non Union

Posted Date:20/09/21

Closing date:27/09/21

Salary Range:$31.97 - $41.56 per hour

FTE Assignment (FT=1.0, Casual =0.000001):1.0

The Compensation Analyst researches, coordinates, analyses and supports the administration of the compensation program for all network staff. The incumbent provides service to internal HR stakeholders with respect to the hospital’s compensation plans and acts as a resource for knowledge with respect to compensation. The incumbent ensures the effective delivery of services and communication for compensation. Reporting to the Manager – Compensation and supporting a collaborative, team-based approach to HR initiatives, the incumbent supports, organizes and provides advice on the operational activities of the Hospital’s compensation programs in accordance with provincial/federal legislation and Hospital policy.

At present this position will be located at St Michael’s Hospital.  However, Unity Health Toronto has multiple sites and the successful incumbent may have flexibility to travel between sites to effectively perform the duties of this role.


  • Assists and serves as backup to the Compensation Specialist
  • Supports job description process by ensuring templates/formats adhere to the Compensation guidelines and ensures completeness before distribution to Job Evaluations committee for evaluation
  • Assists with the job evaluation process by aiding in the provision of unbiased guidance and facilitating full group participation and discussion
  • Responsible for reviewing and providing analysis on the market position of hospital jobs on a regular basis – review is done both against the private sector and OHA
  • Assists in the explanation of evaluation procedures and results to HR stakeholders and network managers
  • Provides analytical and technical support in the review and implementation of organizational changes in HRIS due to the restructuring of the network
  • Develops, maintains, prepares and analyzes compensation related reports. (i.e. creating reports used for Salary Administration (capturing data from 3 HR systems with complex criteria) and investigates and explains fallouts or exceptions
  • Supports Step Increase process for unionized workforce
  • Supports changes to Collective Bargaining Agreement Scale changes
  • Supports Range Progressions/Market Increase Process for Non-Union employee group
  • Provides support to HR staff around compensation inquires
  • Investigates and resolves salary-related problems raised by staff and management, in conjunction with the Manager and Compensation Specialist
  • Provides information and guidance to Human Resources Business Partners and Managers on Compensation practices
  • Job/Position Library maintenance, organizational design changes (small to medium in magnitude)
  • Completion of external salary survey 


  • An Undergraduate degree in related discipline, for example Human Resources, Business Administration
  • Minimum of 3 -5 years’ experience in Compensation
  • Working towards/completed CHRP/CHRL designation preferred
  • Advanced working knowledge of Excel required
  • General knowledge of Compensation processes and practices
  • Strong attention to detail, organization skills, and the ability to deal with multiple deadlines and timeline pressures
  • Problem solving to identify and troubleshoot issues, define recommendations for resolution
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, including the ability to deal with situations where information is difficult to obtain
  • Ability to run reports, analyze and initiate changes and corrections
  • Intermediate knowledge and proficiency with Word, PowerPoint and Access
  • Strong knowledge of HR systems including compensation systems
  • Experience with Medisolutions or Lawson/INFOR HRIS systems would be an asset
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build and maintain partnerships with colleagues and clients
  • Analytical thinker with the ability to review and manage compensation analysis and transactions