Compensation Administrator

San Diego, California, United States; Remote, United States

Guild Mortgage Company, closing loans and opening doors since 1960. As a mortgage banking firm we are dedicated to serving the home owner/buyer. Our goal is to provide affordable home financing for our customers, utilizing the best terms available while providing a level of professionalism and service unsurpassed in the lending industry.

Position Summary

The Compensation Specialist plays an important role in the organization by performing a number of activities related to the company’s Human Resources function.  The role is primarily responsible, under general supervision, for supporting the Director, Compensation in the administration of the company’s incentive plans.

Essential Functions

  • Administer Sales and Sales Support incentive plans for assigned regions; including but not limited to drafting new individual performance incentive plan documents (“Plan”) and applicable exhibits, and revising the existing ones as changes are made.
  • Send out the plans and applicable exhibits via DocuSign for e-signature as requested by the managers or regional administrators; follow through pending plans to ensure 100% completion.
  • Save executed plans into UltiPro HRIS; maintain a tracking sheet with the plan details and effective dates.
  • Monitor HR notifications on new hires, terminations, position changes, and branch openings/closings to determine if the plans need to be altered. Reach out to managers to inquire about possible plan changes.
  • Respond to managers on compensation related inquiries.
  • Assist other team members on special projects as needed.
  • Make recommendations to improve processes and workflow to increase department’s efficiency and effectiveness; proactively identify issues and recommend solutions.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field.
  • At least two years experience in sales compensation or finance fields.
  • Highly organized and detail oriented; ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Passionate about delivering excellence in customer service within a team environment.
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills.
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Intermediate level knowledge of HRIS systems and HR data, preferably using UltiPro.
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and SharePoint.
  • Must be able to handle confidential matters with discretion.
  • Ethical, with a commitment to company values.


  • Moderate supervision required, depending on experience
  • Apply sound judgment in execution of core job responsibilities
  • Travel: 0%


Physical:  Work is primarily sedentary; mobility in an office setting.

Manual Dexterity:  Frequent use of computer keyboard and mouse.


Audio/Visual: Ability to accurately interpret sounds and associated meanings at a volume consistent with interpersonal conversation. Regularly required to accurately perceive, distinguish and interpret information received visually and through audio; e.g., words, numbers and other data broadcasted aloud/viewed on a screen, as well as print and other media.


Environmental:  Office environment – no substantial exposure to adverse environmental conditions.

Guild offers a pleasant work environment, competitive compensation and excellent benefits package; including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, LTD and 401(k) with employer match.

Guild Mortgage Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Targeted Salary Range: $20-23/hr

Compensation at Guild is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to local and federal minimum wage requirements, education, level of experience, and applicant’s geographical location.

REQ#: COMPE016197


Job Profile


North America


United States


401(k) with employer match AD&D Competitive compensation Dental Life Insurance LTD Medical Vision


Communication Customer service Excel HRIS systems Human Resources Microsoft Word Outlook SharePoint

  • Administer incentive plans
  • Assist in special projects
  • Draft and revise plan documents
  • Maintain tracking sheet
  • Monitor HR notifications
  • Recommend process improvements
  • Respond to inquiries

2 years


Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Business Finance Related Field


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