Republic Services Senior Compensation Analyst in Phoenix, Arizona

About Us

Republic Services is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste. Through our subsidiaries, Republic’s collection companies, recycling centers, transfer stations, and landfills focus on providing effective solutions to make proper waste disposal effortless for our 14 million customers. We’ll handle it from here, our brand promise, lets customers know they can count on Republic to provide a superior experience while fostering a sustainable Blue Planet for future generations to enjoy a cleaner, safer and healthier world.

Why Work with Us

Our Company cannot thrive without great people devoted to serving customers, the community, and the planet. We hire the best people to make Republic a great place to work. We are focused on attracting talented individuals across professions who are as committed to serving customers and the planet as we are. We strive to create a workplace that's meaningful and rewarding to our 33,000 employees. That's why we are proud to be recognized as Best Large Employer by Forbes, World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere, and One of the Most Meaningful Companies to Work for in America by Business Insider.

Job Description

The Senior Compensation Analyst is responsible for benchmarking and evaluating the competitiveness of and assisting in the design and administration of the Company’s pay practices, including base pay, short-term and long-term incentive programs and other compensation programs. The position acts as a resource for plan administrators, employees, field personnel and payroll to help resolve issues with a high level of customer service.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Preferred Qualifications

Principal Responsibilities

  • Conducts competitive benchmarking and survey analysis to evaluate the competitiveness of the Company’s salary ranges, pay levels, short-term and long-term incentive program design, and other compensation programs.

  • Assists in the administration of company-wide executive compensation, long-term incentive and equity programs for eligible employees.

  • Responsible for day-to-day administrative functions related to the Company’s nonqualified deferred compensation plan, including facilitation of annual employee enrollment and coordinating periodic account activities in accordance with the plan.

  • Performs detailed compensation-related research and data analysis. This includes running ad hoc reports, analyzing data to ensure compliance, and testing and correcting system inaccuracies.

  • Supports the preparation of the Proxy Statement such as populating compensation-related disclosures & tables, assisting in document tie-out and researching new proxy-related disclosures.

  • Acts as the project manager to lead and direct compensation projects (i.e., annual merit process). Ensures that projects remain on track and focused on execution of initiatives.

  • Partners with the Senior Manager, Total Rewards and other senior leaders to prepare materials for presentations for executive management and board of directors.

  • Develops and delivers employee communications that enhance the understanding and value of the Company’s compensation programs; including employee communication materials, vendor communications and maintenance of web portals.

  • Maintains current with state and federal laws effecting compensation matters. Assesses change in the legal environment to understand the impact on the current company policies and procedures and makes recommendations to ensure compliance as appropriate.

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.

The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.


  • Minimum of 3 years of experience related to broad-based compensation or related finance or accounting experience at a progressively responsible level (required).

  • Experience analyzing and understanding financial and legal regulations, including tax and accounting treatment, SEC regulations and filings, proxy disclosures, FASB, 10k annual report analysis and Internal Revenue Code Section 409A .

  • HR and Payroll system knowledge.

  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Power Point); advanced Excel, including pivot tables and formulas.

Rewarding Compensation and Benefits

Eligible employees can elect to participate in:

  • Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.

  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts.

  • Short- and long-term disability.

  • Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.

  • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).

  • Employee discount programs.

  • 401(k) plan with a generous company match.

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).

Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.