Compensation & Benefits Analyst

Remote People Experience
About Kraken

Our mission is to accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrency so that you and the rest of the world can achieve financial freedom and inclusion.  Founded in 2011 and with over 4 million clients, Kraken is one of the world's largest, most successful bitcoin exchanges and we're growing faster than ever. Our range of successful products are playing an important role in the mainstream adoption of crypto assets.  We attract people who constantly push themselves to think differently and chart exciting new paths in a rapidly growing industry. Kraken is a diverse group of dreamers and doers who see value in being radically transparent. Let's change the way the world thinks about money! Join the revolution!


  • Provide coverage and backup to compensation processes and queries, HRIS approvals, and research and creation of compensation packages for new hires/promotions, limiting the impact of PTO or absence
  • Partner with finance on options planning, tracking
  • Partner with recruiting and hiring managers to research and develop competitive compensation packages aligned to our compensation philosophy
  • Research country compensation and benefits requirements in relation to: Evaluation of country-specific compensation and benefit requirements and common practices for determining employment strategy (employee/contractor/BPO) and benefit offerings
  • Changing regulations in compensation and benefits globally, analyzing impact to Kraken, and proposing changes
  • Conduct benefit usage audits, make recommendations on how to improve employee utilization of benefits and maximizing company investment
  • Aid in mandatory compensation and benefits reporting
  • Conduct special compensation and benefits as well as People Experience projects as requested by management
  • Requirements

  • 4-5 years of hands on experience in compensation analysis, both domestically and internationally
  • 4 year Bachelor degree or equivalent experience
  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) certification, PHR or SHRM-CP a plus
  • Sound knowledge of the Regulatory and Legislative imperatives and impacts related to benefits programs (FLSA, Sec 125, ERISA, 409A, HIPAA, etc.)
  • Must have experience with compensation research and data analysis as they relate to compliance requirements in the banking or finance verticals
  • High-level proficiency with HRIS, Microsoft Office and Google Suite
  • Experience using the latest compensation analysis tools
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent organizational skills
  • Experience in both a start-up and a large global company strongly preferred
  • Experience working remotely a plus
  • Must be a proactive solution oriented team player with a proven ability to collaborate with all levels of stakeholders
  • A passion & knowledge for crypto

  • Kraken

    Kraken is one of the largest and most successful bitcoin exchanges in the world, and we’re growing faster than ever. We’re looking for people who constantly push themselves to think differently and ch...

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