Compensation Analyst

Steelcase | Grand Rapids, MI

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Posted Date 5/21/2020

Who we are:

Steelcase was founded as an office furniture maker, and we've evolved into the global leader in workplace solutions. We apply our insights to the intersection of space, technology, and furniture, helping individuals and teams in leading companies around the world to have a better day at work.

We pursue innovation, strive for sustainability and develop insights in every part of our business. Watch this video to learn more about us.

Why people choose to work with us:

Let's start with the cool workspace—after all, that's our business. But that's just one of the ways we help people like you do their best work. We encourage curiosity and critical thinking, we embrace wellbeing in its broadest sense and we provide coaching and inspiration at every step of your career journey.

What you will be doing:

Your goal in this position is to administer the various executive compensation plans, including, but not limited to, benchmarking, enrollment, maintaining participant records, database management, completing financial accruals, modeling, calculating participant payments, completing general ledger entries & reconcilements, individual statement preparation & distribution, etc. You will administer non-qualified plans and work with non-qualified vendor recordkeeping systems. Other responsibilities include SEC incentive risk assessment, America Sales Incentive Plan payments, Board of Directors compensation (payments, stock issuance, deferrals, new and retiring directors, 1099s, etc.). You will manage all salary surveys. As needed, will work directly with both internal and external auditors. You’ll also participate in a variety of other compensation duties and projects as assigned.

Who you are:

  • Solid compensation knowledge and experience.

  • Strong collaboration skills coupled with the ability to develop strong working relationships with other functions.

  • Excellent process, project and time management skills.

  • Solid verbal and written communication skills for interaction with employees at all levels of the organization and in representing the company with outside audiences.

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, utilizing strong organization skills.

  • Proficient technology knowledge and demonstrated skills (SAP, Microsoft Office, SharePoint).

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently with limited supervision.

  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information.

  • Working knowledge of Fair Labor Standards Act and other employment related laws and regulations.

  • Possess a solid understanding of issues relevant to Human Resources and impact on the company.


  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Previous experience in a related field preferred.
  • Multi-country compensation experience a plus.
  • World at Work certification a plus.

Your Future Team:

You will work with a dynamic team, consisting of compensation colleagues from various regions of the world and numerous departments throughout the organization. You’ll report to the Director of Global Compensation. This is an individual contributor role.

We are proud to have a diverse and inclusive workforce, and we're always looking to get better. We value applicants who are comfortable interacting with people different than themselves. Women, people of any race or national origin, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, veterans, working mothers and fathers, and everyone else are all invited to apply.

We seek to find the best person to fill this role and will not discriminate based on race, color, creed, genetic information, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by law

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