Sr. Analyst, Incentive Compensation


September 14, 2021

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Job Category
Finance and Operations
Job Details
Role Description:
The Global Incentive Compensation Operation team is the global leader for sales commission policies and processes for all of our direct and indirect sales teams, including North America, LACA, EMEA, APAC, and Japan.
Salesforce utilizes our platform for sales enablement, customer sales and the sales commissioning processes. We are hiring for a Sales Compensation Senior Analyst.
Are you an outgoing individual that likes to coordinate cross-functional collaboration to drive process improvement and issue resolution? If so, this could be the ideal role for you! This role will be responsible for assisting in the overall effectiveness of the Global Compensation Close process. Having attention to detail with an analytical focus will be key to success and being willing to roll up your sleeves to lead breakout sessions will be common. This individual must be willing to lead meetings and work cross-functionally. The end result is a successful global compensation close from a process, audit & issue resolution standpoint.
  • Project Management focus leading cross-functional meetings to drive issue resolution
  • Assist in the creation, maintenance and review of global incentive compensation audits
  • Learn new programs & tools (i.e. Tableau, SQL, Python) to help drive process & audit automation and more effective reporting
  • Lead global incentive compensation process alignment
  • Liaison with integrating M&A comp teams to assist in the training & onboarding of acquired companies to our global close processes
  • Partner with internal Payroll team to ensure accurate commission payments are processed each month for supported commissionable employees
  • Perform User Acceptance Testing (UAT) to confirm commission system changes/updates are working as designed prior to deployment
  • Work alongside Policy team to ensure comp audits are being administered as designed by written company policy language
  • Challenge the status quo to drive efficiency across global compensation teams

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Accounting or related field or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of work experience
  • Strong problem solving, analytical and superior critical thinking skills
  • Communicates effectively across functional groups and has ability to “bring teams together” to drive effective issue resolution
  • Detail and process-oriented
  • Takes initiative and drives meetings and conversations to ensure global team alignment
  • Responsive to tight deadlines and the ability to prioritize appropriately
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Sophisticated skills in MS Excel: Model building, use of advanced formulas and arrays, pivot tables, data manipulation, VBA

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in automated sales commissions systems and their set-up and operation is a plus (e.g. Xactly, Callidus, Oracle EIM, etc.)
  • Other technical skills (i.e. SQL, Python) a plus

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