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Compensation Analyst Job


Houston, Texas, US

Job Skill Group:  Human Resources
Date:  Jul 30, 2022


Hess is a leading international independent energy company engaged in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas. 

We have an industry leading position in the Bakken in North Dakota – a key U.S. shale play. Hess is also one of the largest producers in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico and a key natural gas producer and supplier to Peninsular Malaysia and Thailand. The company is engaged in exploration and appraisal activities offshore Guyana, participating in one of the industry’s largest oil discoveries in the past decade, as well as the Gulf of Mexico, Suriname and Nova Scotia.

Hess aims to attract, retain and energize the best people by investing in their professional development and providing them with challenging and rewarding opportunities for personal growth. We are always looking for talented professionals who share our values and are passionate about making a difference in the world and in their careers. We strive to meet the highest standards of corporate citizenship by protecting the health and safety of our employees, safeguarding the environment and creating a long-lasting, positive impact on the communities where we do business.

For more information about Hess Corporation, please visit our website at 



This position will be responsible for the day-to-day administration of Hess’ compensation programs. The candidate must be detail oriented with strong excel, reconciliation, and reporting skills. The position will support benefits and payroll activities.  In addition, this position will partner with HR generalists to provide guidance on compensation matters.

 Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.



Support the day-to-day administration of the company’s global broad-based compensation programs. Provide hands-on delivery for job matching, job pricing, plan administration, data base management, reporting, and reconciliation activities.

  • Collaborate with Talent and HR Business Partners on compensation related activities such as new hire offers, promotions, etc.
  • Support global compensation processes including systems set-up, data analysis, data integrity, creating payroll files, responding to customer inquires, system testing, communications, and reporting.
  • Complete or conduct salary and benefit surveys for domestic and international locations, accurately and timely. Conduct job matching interviews with HR and business managers to ensure quality survey matches.
  • Partner with other compensation team members with various reporting requests. Must be proficient in excel and be able to do vlook-ups and pivots tables.
  • Develop and maintain internal compensation processes and procedures.
  • Support benefits open enrollment activities. Work with payroll on reconciliation activities.
  • Represent the corporation at industry and professional conferences.  Other duties as assigned




·       3+ years compensation experience with job evaluations and market pricing preferred.  Benefits experience desirable

·       Certified compensation professional (CCP) designation desirable

·       International compensation experience desirable

·       Strong analytical skills and systematic approach to solving problems required

·       Understanding issues from corporate compensation and consulting perspectives desirable

·       Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office applications required

·       Experience and knowledge of HRIS systems and reporting tools required

·       Excellent oral and written communication skills required

·       Ability to interact with different stakeholders and effectively communicate ideas required

·       Strong focus on collaborating with others to execute deliverables

·       Consultative skills desirable and attention to detail


Education, Training & Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required, preferably in Human Resources, Business Administration, Finance or Accounting


The Hess Way of Working refers to competencies considered absolute pre-requisites for success. How you deliver results is as important as what you achieve. Every employee is expected to demonstrate the behaviors within these competencies to be considered an effective performer and, ultimately, earn career growth opportunities.

  • Builds Trusted Relationships
  • Creates Effective Teams
  • Inspires Innovation
  • Demonstrates Courage
  • Drives Continuous Improvement
  • Makes Quality Decisions
  • Delivers High Performance


Hess is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Hess is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, click here or send an email to

Posting Notes: Lisa B Willet | Employee | Human Resources | United States| Texas | Houston | | |  | | No | 26216