Job Description

Why Valvoline?

We’ve been in the car business for more than 150 years, starting with the invention of the world’s first branded motor oil. Today, we’re a global leader in automotive services and lubricants, driven every day by a people-centered focus on innovation and service excellence.


As we often say, it starts with all of our people — and that’s where you come in. We’re looking for humble, hungry and smart people to help us power the future of mobility. If you’re looking for a collaborative and flexible work environment that invests in your growth and success, you’ve come to the right place.


Careers for the Driven

Valvoline has a rewarding opportunity as a Sr. Compensation Analyst. We whole-heartedly adopt a ‘never idle' mindset. We also know that outstanding service begins and ends with our employees. So, we’re looking for good people to join our team. You bring your skills, talents, and drive. We will give you a great place to work, a competitive salary and benefits, and the resources and support to develop and advance within our global company.


How You’ll Make an Impact

The Sr. Compensation Analyst is responsible for the administration of corporate compensation programs (executive, salaried, hourly), including salary ranges, base salary changes, payroll coordination, annual cash, sales, and long-term equity (stock) incentive programs. Establishes strong working relationships with business/corporate management, Human Resource Business Partners, Finance (Accounting and FP&A) and Legal Departments, and external service providers to efficiently implement and administer Valvoline compensation programs. Will be a key contributor to the broader corporate compensation team and have significant interaction with Valvoline executive management, external consultants and Chair of the Compensation Committee. In the role, you would be responsible for:

  • Compensation Administration - Assisting with the administration of base salaries, short-term cash, and long-term equity incentive programs. Providing guidance to managers and HRBPs on the application and interpretation of compensation policies and procedures for new hire offers, promotions, and external market reviews. Communicating and interacting regularly with managers, employees, and other HR Dept. employees. Responding to questions for clarification, problem resolution, and building an understanding of Valvoline compensation programs. Providing technical and analytical expertise in support of annual compensation events including top performer, general market and merit increases, talent management reviews, and pay equity review processes.
  • Incentive Plan Administration - Partnering with Business Units, Finance/Accounting Department, and HR Operations to ensure Valvoline Incentive Plan (VIP) accruals are accurate, updated quarterly/monthly, and reconciled in accordance with established procedures. Assisting with plan set-up, communication, and questions.
  • Compensation Survey Administration - Leading/assisting the survey submission and analysis processes. Responsible for annual short-term cash and long-term equity data inputs for executive and middle management surveys. Preparing annual incentive and LTIP benchmarking reports. Assisting in the annual analysis and modeling of the executive and base compensation programs using appropriate survey and benchmark data.
  • Developing job descriptions and completing job evaluations using job evaluation (KF/Hay Group) and direct market pricing. Maintaining job descriptions and organizational chart software programs.
  • Assisting Chief People Officer and VP, Total Rewards in the development/preparation of materials for the Compensation Committee for Board meetings (Nov, Jan, Apr, Jul, Sept). Preparing decks for internal “dry runs,” and pre-Comp Committee reviews with the Chair of the Compensation Committee and Compensation Consultant to the Board.
  • Other duties and responsibilities may be required from time to time.

What You’ll Need

  • Bachelor’s Degree in HR Management, Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or a related field
  • Minimum three years of compensation department experience within a $1B+ publicly listed/traded company
  • Experience working with compensation consultants and service providers
  • Job evaluation experience
  • Working knowledge and understanding of laws, regulations and best practices related to executive compensation and stock plan administration; SEC, SOX internal controls, FAS, GAAP, IRS, FLSA, pay equity
  • Advanced PC skills utilizing Excel, Word, and PowerPoint with a high level of proficiency and accuracy
  • Advanced HRIS proficiency, e.g., ADP, UKG, SAP Success Factors, or Workday
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and project management skills
  • Must be detail-oriented
  • Statistical acumen with large data set management experience to derive actionable and financial recommendations
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate complex and technical information to a variety of levels within the company
  • Works effectively under pressure in an often fast-paced environment driven by hard deadlines with a sense of urgency and accountability
  • Able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation as required
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. 

What Will Set You Apart

  • Previous retail experience
  • CCP Certification (WorldatWork) or working towards
  • NASPP Certification
  • SHRM

Benefits That Drive Themselves

  • Health insurance plans (medical, dental, vision)
  • HSA and flexible spending accounts
  • 401(k)  
  • Incentive opportunity*
  • Life insurance
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays*
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee discounts
  • Tuition reimbursement*
  • Adoption assistance*

*Terms and conditions apply, and benefits may differ depending on position.


Valvoline provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Are you good at what you do? Join us.


The Company endeavors to make its recruitment process accessible to any and all users.  Reasonable accommodations will be provided, upon request, to applicants with disabilities in order to facilitate equal opportunity throughout the recruitment and selection process.  Please contact Human Resources at 1-800-Valvoline or email to make a request for reasonable accommodation during any aspect of the recruitment and selection process.  The contact information is for accommodation requests only; do not use this contact information to inquire about the status of applications.


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