Sr Compensation Analyst (NORAM)

Kraken | Take your crypto to the next level with Kraken


As one of the largest and oldest Bitcoin exchanges in the world, Kraken is consistently named one of the best places to buy and sell crypto online, thanks to our excellent service, low fees, versatile funding options and rigorous security standards -- but this is only part of the story. We’ve been on the forefront of the blockchain revolution since 2011.


San Francisco, CA, USA


Job Description

About Kraken
As one of the largest and most trusted digital asset platforms globally, we are empowering people to experience the life-changing potential of crypto. Trusted by over 8 million consumer and pro traders, institutions, and authorities worldwide – our unique combination of products, services, and global expertise is helping tip the scales towards mass crypto adoption. But we’re only just getting started. We want to be pioneers in crypto and add value to the everyday lives of billions. Now is not the time to sit on the sidelines. Join us to bring crypto to the world.
About the Role
Our People team is called the Krakenite Experience (KX) team, and we aim to become a world leader in People Experience. We are now hiring a Senior Compensation Analyst to join our diverse and forward‐thinking global company.  This skilled and experienced Compensation professional will add value to Kraken by ensuring that our programs align with our Total Reward philosophy, are market competitive, and ensure that the Krakenite Experience is world class from their first days as a Krakenite all the way through their entire Kraken lifecycle.
This is a great opportunity for a Compensation professional who has already thrived in creating the best‐in‐class people experiences in high‐growth organizations and who wants to get involved in an industry that is changing the world!


    • Support the creation, analysis, design, development, implementation, and administration of compensation packages on a global scale, taking into consideration the overall business strategy and internal philosophies
    • Assist with and provide coverage for compensation processes and queries, HRIS approvals, and research and creation of compensation packages for new hires/promotions
    • Identify and execute on process improvements for compensation workflows
    • Partners across the organization and within HR to implement new and revised plans and programs; develops training and other communication tools to ensure understanding
    • Stay current on legal and regulatory trends and requirements in Compensation globally, analyzing impact to Kraken and assist the greater HR team in proactively developing and implementing actions to mitigate the organization’s risk and ensure compliance
    • Manage and maintain job architecture and help to create new jobs, job families or categories in partnership with various stakeholders as needed
    • Participate in special compensation and benefits, as well as People Experience, projects as requested by management
    • Aid in mandatory compensation reporting


    • 5+ years of hands on experience in compensation analysis, both domestically and internationally
    • 4 year Bachelor degree or equivalent experience plus an Associates Degree in a relevant field
    • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) certification, PHR or SHRM-CP a plus
    • Sound knowledge of the Regulatory and Legislative imperatives and impacts related to compensation programs (FLSA, Equal Pay, etc.)
    • Experience in both a start-up and a large global company, ideally in Tech, Finance
    • Must be a proactive solution oriented team player with a proven ability to collaborate with all levels of stakeholders
    • Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills
    • Experience working remotely a plus
    • A passion for and knowledge of cryptocurrency is a huge plus
Location Tagging: #US #CANADA
We’re powered by people from around the world with their own unique and diverse experiences. We value all Krakenites and their talents, contributions, and perspectives, regardless of their background.
As an equal opportunity employer we don’t tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Whether that’s based on race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws.
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