Data Analyst

Chicago, IL OR Dallas, Texas
Job Terms:
$45-48 per hour DOE W2 + Benefits
Start date:
Posted By:
Chelsea Caudill

Job Description:

Aquent is recruiting for a Data Analyst to support a major compensation initiative for our Fortune 100 Financial Services client in Dallas! Financial services background is preferred but not required. The ideal Data Analyst will have 3-5 years of experience working with data and specifically evaluating data for HR. The Data Analyst will be skilled in  proficient with Microsoft Suite applications (Access, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint, Word) and exhibit intermediate to expert level in Excel.

  • Strong math skills with ability to research complex questions and to conduct complex analysis of large data sets.

The opportunity:

  • Remote to start but we're looking for talent local to Chicago OR Dallas.
  • 12 month assignment with potential to extend and/or convert, 40 hours/week.
  • Contract opportunities through Aquent offer best in class benefits including Medical/Dental/Vision, 401K, FSA and more. 

What you'll do:

  • Performs support activities to assist in development, implementation and administration of compensation policies and programs, focusing initially on market pricing reviews and activities.
  • Audits jobs using job descriptions for content reflecting job responsibilities, activities, duties and requirements.
  • Reviews compensation surveys to collect and analyze competitive salary and incentive information for conformance to established guidelines, policies and practices and to determine company's competitive position.
  • Works with the compensation team to formulate recommendations for new or revised company salary structures, FLSA exemptions, job revisions and organizational structures.
  • Reviews existing and proposed statutory requirements governing compensation administration and recommends appropriate courses of action.
  • May prepare special studies and recommendations on subjects such as job grades, salary ranges, geographic differentials, incentive compensation or bonus plans.

What you'll have: 

  • College degree or equivalent experience preferred.
  • 3-5 years of experience in compensation or related field with emphasis on data analysis. Experience in Financial Services/Technology industries preferred.
  • Incumbents should be proficient with Microsoft Suite applications (Access, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint, Word) and exhibit intermediate to expert level in Excel.
  • Strong math skills with ability to research complex questions and to conduct complex analysis of large data sets.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • This role will initially be performed remotely. Incumbent should be comfortable working and communicating on a remote basis.

Client Description:

It’s not often that we get to say “yeah, but just listen to what they offer…” about our larger clients. Most people look at the awesome job description, then read “Financial Services Industry” and move on. We’ve heard it a thousand times! Know what else we’ve heard at this client just as much? “Wow! I’m so glad I took this job! This is not your father’s financial services company!”

Work here and experience:

- Opportunities to work with cutting-edge digital business strategies & projects

- Huge work-life balance culture

- Diversity-focused workplace

- Strong potential for temp-to-perm conversion (almost half of the people we've placed here have converted to a permanent position, either the one they're working in, or in a related department)

- Great Aquent community to work with onsite, including our bi-annual talent recognition program, which stems from the client managers’ own feedback (read: they’re engaged and interested in your future!)

- Don’t forget the massive points on your resume for being part of a cutting-edge team, leading the way in breathing fresh air into the financial services industry

With a customer experience focus in mind, our client is leading the way in the financial industry with their digital marketing & technology platforms. They recognize that today’s customers are technically savvy & independent as well as highly creative, and they’re working to be the best at serving them. We see this through how they are building platforms that allow customers to take ownership of their financial future, using video, animation, and social media to market to the end user. Their in-house digital agency has won numerous IHAF awards for their tools and cutting-edge technology. Working with this company, you would be working with groups and/or department such as an IHAF awarded digital agency, user experience, product development, communication strategy team and much more talented professionals like yourself. Come join us!