Compensation Analyst
Peak6 Investments
 Chicago, IL

We are PEAK6, a leading investment firm. You'll find us headquartered in the historic Chicago Board of Trade building, where we first opened our doors in 1997. It's been over 20 years since we were one of the first firms to develop sophisticated proprietary technology to use in our trading business. Today, we continue to leverage our technical ingenuity and operational excellence across several investment areas, spanning early-to-mid stage growth capital, operational control, trading, and e-sports, while always proving value to the customer. Throughout the years, we've built and operated several financial technology firms, and we continue to evolve. You'll find a bit of everything here, and we're always looking to take on new endeavors.

As a member of the HR Team at PEAK6, you'll have a big impact on the firm. You'll leverage your strategic and hands-on Compensation experience and knowledge to help us build and elevate our Compensation programs for over 1000 employees across the org. Additionally, you'll bring vision and value to our organization and employees, in a rapidly growing environment and team. Our success brings us unique challenges - join us as we build innovative and creative solutions!

You'll be responsible for conducting analysis and interpretation related to Peak6 compensation programs by:

  • Supporting the head of Compensation on program administration including but not limited to: broad base compensation, variable pay, executive compensation, mid-year and end of year compensation planning, and equity plan administration
  • Collaborating with Talent Acquisition and HRBP partners as the first point of contact on compensation matters including market pricing new and existing jobs
  • Acting as integral partner in annual compensation review by ensuring the tools and data are accurate for all of PEAK6 entities
  • Supporting participation in salary surveys with Pay Factors for market pricing
  • Determining FLSA job classification
  • Conducting market analysis of PEAK6 jobs to determine competitive positioning of our pay programs. Auditing employee pay and recommend reviews when necessary
  • Reviewing and updating internal guidelines and procedures in relation to pay
  • Providing analytical support in the implementation of compensation projects and initiatives
  • Participating in annual salary administration programs including salary structure creation and maintenance while managing and updating the job structure
  • Supporting the creation and implementation of compensation education programs to help managers and employees understand our compensation philosophy and programs
  • Acting as system administrator for Pay Factors and Secure Sheet

You'll gain loads of experience in this role but before you do, you should have:

  • 3+ years of compensation experience, including market pricing and annual salary reviews
  • Experience with HRIS reporting and data management
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suites, advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Flexibility to execute well in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving organization
  • Strong communication and organization skills, and commitment to continuous improvement
  • The ability to help manage multiple tasks at once, prioritize accordingly and maintain attention to detail
  • The ability to track and analyze data and report data in a clear, organized format

All of our team members have these traits. You should, too.

Collaboration Grit

Adaptability Ownership

As a PEAK6 Compensation Analyst, you can enjoy:

  • Generous medical, vision and dental plans
  • Matching 401(k) programs
  • Adoption assistance & family leave
  • Sabbatical program
  • Massage days
  • Poker tournament with a grand prize of a World Series of Poker buy in
  • Sports leagues
  • Cornhole tournaments
  • Annual PEAK6 Party
  • Yoga classes
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Lasik eye discount
  • Philanthropy events
  • Annual wellness screens and flu shots
  • Bagel Fridays/expiration lunches
  • Birthday gifts
  • Charitable matching gift program