Senior Sales Compensation Analyst


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The Sr. Sales Compensation Analyst will be primarily responsible for analysis & administration of the Sales Incentive Compensation Plans for our Field organization. We are looking for a highly motivated individual with strong attention to detail and experience administering complex Incentive Plans. This role will collaborate in a team environment with various levels of management. This is an excellent opportunity for a sharp and eager professional passionate about working in a dynamic environment with one of the fastest growing companies in the Bay Area. This is a highly visible role with opportunity for growth within the organization.


  • Responsible for the monthly/quarterly calculation and accurate payment of incentive compensation for our field sales organization
  • Work closely with Sales Operations to process credit adjustments, retroactive changes, and setup Named Relationships
  • Provide ongoing support on various commission issues and exceptions
  • Help streamline, automate, and improve end-to-end commission processes
  • Partner with Sales Operations to maintain and deploy worldwide yearly compensation plans
  • Work with internal/external auditors on an ongoing basis for SOX commission process and testing
  • Help develop and improve documentation, and support strong internal controls
  • Provide world-class customer service to our Sales organization and internal customers
  • Build and maintain business partnerships with the Sales organization as well as Finance, Accounting, IT, and HR
  • Support ad hoc projects and report requests, as needed


  • 4 – 5 years sales compensation administration experience
  • Previous work experience and working knowledge of sales compensation process and analysis
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Self-starter who requires minimum direction and/or supervision
  • Able to work independently and take initiative
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Able to support and prioritize multiple projects and meet deadlines under pressure
  • Detail oriented with excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • experience preferred
  • Experience with Xactly Incent or a similar application
  • Able to quickly adapt to new technologies and process changes
  • Microsoft Office skills (emphasis on advance Excel skills and Power Point)
  • BS/BA Degree or equivalent, preferably with a strong analytical background

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