• Senior Analyst Compensation

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Requisition ID
    Corporate - People Practices
    Functional Area
    Human Resources
  • Overview

    The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment experiences.  The company presents or hosts a broad array of premier events in its diverse collection of iconic venues: New York’s Madison Square Garden, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, CA; The Chicago Theatre; and the Wang Theatre in Boston.  Other MSG properties include legendary sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA), the New York Rangers (NHL) and the New York Liberty (WNBA); two development league teams -- the Westchester Knicks (NBAGL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL); and one of the leading North American esports organizations, Counter Logic Gaming.  In addition, the Company features popular original entertainment productions -- the Christmas Spectacular and New York Spectacular – both starring the Radio City Rockettes, and through Boston Calling Events, produces outdoor festivals, including New England’s preeminent Boston Calling Music Festival.   Also under the MSG umbrella is TAO Group, a world-class hospitality group with globally-recognized entertainment dining and nightlife brands: Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Avenue, The Stanton Social, Beauty & Essex and Vandal.  More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com

    EEO Statement

    At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations.


    The Compensation Team at MSG is looking for a Sr Analyst responsible for supporting the development of various compensation programs including but not limited to: salary structure, annual compensation benchmarking and program review, sales compensation, job evaluations, organization structural development, etc. This includes job analysis required for FLSA compliance and other regulatory requirements. This position is support for researching market trends and pay levels, and proactively collaborating with HR Business Partners and Talent Management as appropriate. We are looking for someone who is self-motivated, passionate about operational excellence and thrives on solving problems while delivering high quality results.



    Responsibilities include:

    • Conduct analysis of jobs, hourly wages, salaries, and incentives in order to evaluate internal equity, external competitiveness, and legal compliance of the organization’s pay practices.
    • Assist in planning and implementing new and modified sales compensation plans for MSG’s sales divisions that align with established financial and business models.
    • Provides reporting and analysis support for the Year End Compensation Process (i.e. merit process, performance management process, and HRIS interface).
    • Under general direction conducts simplex and complex data models; analysis of jobs, hourly wages, salaries; ad-hoc reporting.
    • Participates in and/or conducts market surveys to determine company’s competitive position; make recommendations regarding salary grades/bands or market rates for specific jobs.
    • Reviews salary increases for compliance with organization policy and budget.
    • Support ad hoc projects as needed by Compensation/People Practices management and/or sales management.
    • Maintain knowledge of federal/state laws and existing/emerging practices to ensure that sales compensation programs and practices are effective and compliant.
    • Ensures the development, and management of controls around compensation guidelines and overall compensation administration.


    • Minimum of 4 - 6 years related professional experience, min of 3 years involving sales compensation analysis work.
    • This position requires significant direct compensation experience with a multi-faceted corporation, specifically in job evaluation, market salary analysis and geographic pay differentials, and salary survey participation and interpretation.
    • Advanced Microsoft Excel experience is preferred, including expertise in database management, lookup tables, macros, etc.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills, analytical and quantitative skills and the ability to build complex data models. 
    • The following is preferred: Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) designation.


    Candidates who have completed 60 credits of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred.

    Educational requirements may differ from job to job based on the role.


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