The Croner Company is looking for an inquisitive and diligent Associate Analyst with a flexible attitude to join our Survey team.  We offer the opportunity to learn about the digital and entertainment industries and our exciting clients in a collaborative team environment where every employee is valued in the development of our reports and products.  The Associate Analyst performs a variety of analytical tasks and processes in the development of Croner Company Questionnaires and the publication of Survey Reports.  Our report development cycle includes numerous testing and checking processes to ensure an excellent final published product.  The Associate Analyst will have the opportunity to develop their skills and grow as a contributing member of the team.

Sample assignments:

Questionnaire and Report Development:
Test formulas and formatting in MS Excel
Test and validate data
Maintain and update MS Access databases
Run existing MS Access macros to transform raw files into desired format
Clean and normalize database content
Proofread reports and data outputs; systematically check for errors and anomalies
Run data sets using existing SPSS syntax

Web Portal Administration:
Upload and link client files to web portal
Web portal assistance: set and retrieve passwords, troubleshoot client-access issues

Conduct industry and client research in support of presentations

Database Cleaning:
Check fields for continuity; normalize data; identify outliers


Extreme attention to detail; ability to follow structured processes
Flexible attitude: ability to pivot on projects and respond nimbly to client needs and project deadlines
Analytical and logical thinking: ability to find patterns or inconsistencies
Curiosity about data and findings; taking the initiative to investigate outliers and inconsistencies
Comfort and facility with MS Excel, including VLOOKUP’s, pivot tables, exposure to VBA (most of this position’s workday is spent working in MS Excel)
MS Excel: intermediate skill level
Familiarity with database systems, i.e.: MS Access
Ability to learn new software, i.e.: IBM SPSS, a statistical analysis software
Ability to follow procedures and systems independently with minimal supervision
One year of general professional work experience
B.A. or B.S.; demonstrated academic achievement

Our team-oriented work space, centrally located in beautiful Marin County, provides an inspiring yet casual environment.  We invite you to join our enterprising team.

To inquire about this position, please send a resume and cover e-mail to jobs@croner.biz.  


POSITION:    Analyst – Contract position, Mid-April through September, 2018

The Croner Company seeks a Compensation Audit Analyst to work as an Independent Contractor during our five-month compensation Survey cycle, from mid-April through September.


The Croner Company is an established consulting firm with an impeccable reputation for producing high-quality compensation reports.  We publish reports that help our clients make compensation decisions based on validated market data.  Our clients range from Fortune 500 media companies to pre-IPO technology start-ups.

During our Survey and report publishing cycles, The Croner Company hires independent contractors to validate and audit the survey compensation data that we have collected.

Analysts perform detailed audits of compensation data and communicate by phone with our clients to review, clarify and understand survey data reported.  Most of the analysis is done by reviewing large compensation data sets in Microsoft Excel.  After files are analyzed, Analysts schedule phone meetings with our clients to clarify and collect missing data.  The types of data and information that Analysts review include base pay, bonus plans, long-term incentive plans and amenities offered by companies.

Our most successful Analysts have come from a variety of professional business backgrounds.  What they share is a general understanding of business; curiosity about numbers; perseverance in identifying inconsistencies and answers; a general understanding of pay programs; compulsive attention to detail; commitment to client service; professionalism in working with clients over the phone; ability to manage multiple projects independently; facility with office software, including strong facility with MS Excel; and excellent oral and written communication.  A background in human resources or compensation is a plus but not required.

To be considered for the position, please send a resume to: jobs@croner.biz.

About The Croner Company:

The Croner Company is a boutique management consulting firm specializing in compensation plan design, industry-specific compensation surveys, strategic planning and organization design. 

The Croner Company is a recognized expert in industries where technology and entertainment intersect. As trusted compensation advisors for 40 years, we possess unparalleled knowledge of pay practices and jobs in these industries. The Croner Company maintains the focus and service of a small firm, while serving both start-ups and large companies. We invite you to join our enterprising team.

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