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Senior Sales Compensation Analyst



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IT, Sales & Business Development
Redwood City, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, February 10, 2024
Due to its remote and hybrid culture, Alation conducts all of its interviewing and onboarding virtually.
Big Data isn’t a problem. It’s an opportunity.
At Alation, we help people find, understand, and trust data. So they not only excel in their work — they drive value for their enterprise, team, and role. In the words of one customer, “Alation makes me look like a rockstar.”
We help companies like Pfizer and Salesforce empower their people with the best data every day. As a platform for innovation, Alation helps customers create game-changing solutions (like a program for early-stage disease detection with Pfizer) and connect people to great data in less time (like Salesforce, whose analysts can now find data 35% faster). And we’re just getting started.
With more than $340M in funding - valued at over $1.7 billion and 450+ customers with household names - Alation is poised to capitalize on data as an opportunity. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Alation was named to Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces list for the fourth time. Do you want to join a team that welcomes new ideas, supports your growth, and recognizes your unique value?
Join us!
Alation is hiring for a Sales Compensation Analyst who will partner with cross-functional teams
including sales operations, IT, finance, accounting, professional services, and sales to implement
and administer the global sales compensation programs and plans.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Management of sales details, quota loads, and transaction loads in Xactly.
  • Administration, calculation, and processing of sales rep variable pay plans and commissions.
  • Help resolve commission inquiries.
  • Provide support on projects for process improvement.
  • Identify areas of process optimization and automation for Sales Compensation processes.
  • Create and maintain documentation for sales compensation processes.
  • Assistance with audit requests
  • Ad-hoc requests and assignments

Who You Are:

  • Display excellent analytical and quantitative skills to meet important deadlines.
  • Look for process improvements and efficiencies to improve workflow.
  • Practice sound time management skills to meet important deadlines.
  • Process and review data with accuracy.
  • Timely and accurately communicate sensitive information.
  • Works well in a fast-paced team environment.

You Should Have:

  • A degree in Finance or Accounting is a plus.
  • Strong Excel skills (Knowledge of Xactly Incent is a must).
  • 2-4 years of experience in a finance or accounting role would be preferred.
  • Ability to remain flexible and adaptable in a fast-paced environment required.
  • Effective organizational and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Energetic and enthusiastic with a focus on delivering high-quality, customer-friendly results.
  • Auditing experience a plus.
More About Alation
Our founders have come together from different backgrounds: business, engineering, and design. This unique mix from our founding team is important to the Alation culture story. Today, our team consists of creators and communicators with varied backgrounds - from Stanford, to the Indian Institute of Technology, big companies and one-person startups, the United States, and abroad. We continue to seek ever more diverse perspectives as we grow.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on
the basis of race, name, religion, color, national origin, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Why Alation?
- Market-Leading Data Catalog Provider
- High-growth, collaborative environment with diverse and inclusive teams
- Continuous learning, enrichment and development opportunities
- Competitive pay and health offerings including commuter benefits
- Flexible time off to relax and recharge
and much, much more!

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