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Sales Operations Analyst (Commissions)
Ref No.: 18-42025
Location: Dallas, Texas
Position Type:Contract
Skill Type
Skill Type:Professional
The primary responsibility of the Sales Operations Analyst II (Commission Administrator) is to administrate the Commission process and ensure that the Sales Organization is paid accurately and on time.

· Complete accurate, timely commission calculations within Excel, Xactly, and/or other tools as assigned.
· Reconcile commissions, research adjustment requests, and process manual adjustments as needed.
· Maintain accurate records of sales organization changes, including new hires, terminations, role changes, and terminations.
· Create accurately, timely payroll files.
· Create monthly and ad hoc commission statements and reports as needed.
· Provide superior customer service.
o Support the Sales Organization and other key stakeholders in answering questions and proactively communicating updates as needed, via Outlook,, telephone conferences, face-to-face meetings, etc.
o Maintain discretion and confidentiality of sensitive information.
· Maintain and improve ICM (Incentive Compensation Management) systems and Sales Hierarchy Management.
o Process compensation system updates, such as calculations, workflow approval, and reporting.
o Work closely with the Data Integrity Analyst to ensure accuracy of the data published and used to calculate commissions.
o Monitor data loads and updates as needed.
o Provide day-to-day support, troubleshooting, and communication with the Sales Organization on subjects related to ICM.
o Support the Sales Territory alignment process.
o Collaborate with team members and IT to enhance the systems; provide analysis to support recommendations for improvements; outline Business Requirements; provide Gap Analysis; complete UAT Testing, etc.
· Point of contact regarding commissions.
o Participate in meetings with team members and Management to discuss results, changes, and improvements.
o Work closely with other groups (e.g. IT and HR).
· Special projects as assigned.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities
· Accuracy in entering and reconciling data is critical.
· Ability to multi-task, prioritize, take on responsibility, and work well under deadlines.
· The ideal candidate will be very detail-oriented and organized, with strong time management skills and follow-through.
· Strong Excel skills (vlookup's, pivot tables, etc.) are required – should be able to quickly and accurately create vlookup's, pivot tables, etc., without assistance.
· Proven ability to analyze data, assess problems, and research solutions.
· Flexibility – responds well to variety and change.
· Positive attitude – effective team player with a strong customer support orientation.
· Effectively communicates and engages with all levels of the organization, verbally and in writing.
· Discretion in dealing with sensitive information is required.

· Bachelor's degree is required, preferably in Business, Finance, or related field.
· 2-5+ years of successful experience in similar roles is required.
· Strongly preferred - Experience with ICM (Incentive Compensation Management) system, preferably Xactly.
· Experience with large data manipulation strongly preferred.
· Experience with preferred.
· Experience with Structured Query Language (SQL), Oracle Reporting (OBIEE), Tableau, Workday are all a plus.