Compensation Analyst

Affirm is reinventing credit to make it more honest and friendly, giving consumers the flexibility to buy now and pay later without any hidden fees or compounding interest.

The Compensation Analyst I will contribute to the on-going strategy, analysis, administration, complex issue resolution and communication of Affirm’s compensation plans and will report to the Senior Manager of Compensation. The compensation specialist will primarily focus on executive compensation, compensation committee materials, approvals and meeting materials.

What You’ll Do
Develop and design the compensation committee materials and calendar.
Develop, implement and administer compensation policies and programs.
Develops and participates in all components of our annual compensation studies to evaluate Affirm’s competitive market positioning, including: auditing roles (responsibilities, activities, duties, and requirements), job responsibilities, activities, duties and requirements, leading our benchmarking survey submission/review process, and evaluating/recommending updates to our cash and equity compensation structures/ranges.
Reviews existing and proposed statutory requirements governing compensation administration and recommends appropriate courses of action.
Conducts special projects for ad hoc compensation analyses across a variety of areas, including incentive compensation, bonus plans, sales compensation, and equity programs.
Assist with compensation training and communications
Contribute to the annual compensation cycle, including HR system administration and data accuracy of compensation information
Ensure the reliability, accuracy and security of the compensation data used for reporting and analysis purposes
Resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways
What We Look For
1+ years of experience in compensation, with the ability to demonstrate a full understanding of compensation concepts in line with company objectives
Strong team orientation with collaborative style; ability to work effectively across internal teams, communicating clearly and comprehensively to meet project deadlines

Leads with strong judgement and integrity; able to maturely handle sensitive and confidential information
Proven ability to work on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations and data requires a review of a variety of factors
Highly effective verbal and written communications skills
; ability to build productive internal and external working relationships
Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple high, and potentially shifting, priorities in a fast-paced environment
Attention to detail, strong sense of responsibility and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively

Strong customer service background

Knowledge of regulatory requirements and the ability to establish and maintain compliance of all plans and programs
USA Pacific base pay range (CA, WA, NY, NJ, CT): $105,600 – $147,800
USA Sapphire base pay range (all other U.S. states): $95,000 – $133,100

Please note that visa sponsorship is not available for this position.


Affirm is proud to be a remote-first company! The majority of our roles are remote and you can work almost anywhere within the country of employment. Affirmers in proximal roles have the flexibility to work remotely, but will occasionally be required to work out of their assigned Affirm office. A limited number of roles remain office-based due to the nature of their job responsibilities.

We have a simple and transparent remote-first grade-based compensation structure. Offer amounts within the range are based on a number of factors including but not limited to job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Across the broader organization, certain roles are eligible for equity awards upon hire, promotion, tenure milestones and for performance.

We’re extremely proud to offer competitive benefits that are anchored to our core value of people come first. Some key highlights of our benefits package include:

Health care coverage – Affirm covers all premiums for all levels of coverage for you and your dependents
Flexible Spending Wallets – generous stipends for spending on Technology, Food, various Lifestyle needs, and family forming expenses
Time off – competitive vacation and holiday schedules allowing you to take time off to rest and recharge
ESPP – An employee stock purchase plan enabling you to buy shares of Affirm at a discount
We believe It’s On Us to provide an inclusive interview experience for all, including people with disabilities. We are happy to provide reasonable accommodations to candidates in need of individualized support during the hiring process.