AVAILABLE POSITIONS Senior Compensation Analyst

Our mission at Zynga is to connect the world through games by building games around core social experiences to deliver deep player engagement, organic acquisition and long term retention. Our portfolio of games include – CSR Racing 2, FarmVille, Hit it Rich! Slots, Words With Friends and Zynga Poker. 

Based at our at NaturalMotion Games studio in London, renowned for making games that wow people. For the past three years NaturalMotion Studios have been named one of the Best Places to Work in the UK games industry by gamesindustry.biz.

Job Purpose

Zynga is looking for a Senior Compensation Analyst to provide proactive analysis in the support and execution of our global compensation strategy under the direction of the Senior Compensation Manager.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Conduct internal and external market analysis to determine competitiveness of base salary, incentive pay, and equity plans
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of salary structures and slotting of jobs into appropriate levels
  • Evaluate jobs/positions using job evaluation methodology, ensure compliance with local labour laws
  • Produce ad hoc analysis based on business requests or proactively look for new opportunities
  • Support the administration of the annual compensation review process, training, and communications
  • Evaluate alignment of employee pay levels considering internal equity and external competitiveness, as well as employee performance
  • Partner with HRIS to ensure data accuracy and seamless integration of systems with compensation processes
  • Collaborate with business partners as needed to understand various total rewards program goals and issues and incorporate feedback
  • Collaborate with Legal, Accounting and Tax to ensure accurate reporting and compliance with applicable laws and regulations
  • Participate in compensation related surveys and compensation networking events/roundtables
  • Own the maintenance and administration of Zynga compensation benchmarking tools/systems
  • Support Compensation Team to conduct audits and provide documentation supporting internal audit process
  • Execute monthly grant communication and approval processes

Required Skills & Experience 

  • Compensation analyst experience (working across multiple countries)
  • Demonstrated experience with administration of compensation benchmarking software
  • Knowledge of applicable labour and employment law
  • Advanced MS Excel skills and proficient MS PowerPoint
  • Self-starter, excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain a sense of urgency and execute quickly and efficiently, while ensuring confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Extremely curious; not satisfied with easy or convenient answers; drives issues to root cause
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to succinctly summarise insights and quantitatively assess business and financial impact
  • Ability to work well with multiple, changing priorities and tight deadlines

Desirable Skills & Experience 

  • Experience using Workday (Compensation module)

What do we offer?

  • Competitive salary, discretionary annual bonus scheme and Zynga stock allowance
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 25 days holiday, plus public holidays and Christmas shutdown
  • Private medical care and healthcare cash plan
  • Life insurance and critical illness insurance
  • Discounted gym membership and free weekly yoga class
  • Flexible working hours
  • Free fruit, snacks & soft drinks provided daily, as well as free lunch on Fridays
  • Annual season ticket loan and cycle to work scheme
  • Summer and Christmas parties and Happy Hour every Friday

NaturalMotion is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, pregnancy, marital status or veteran status.


Careers region: NM - United Kingdom

Careers Category: People & Recruiting

Careers location: London, United Kingdom

Careers Type: Full-Time