Forrester Commissions Analyst in Cambridge, Massachusetts
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About This Role:
The Commission Analyst balances both processing of variable compensation and high levels of engagement with primary stakeholders in this process. This position blends analytical thinking and internal client obsession, requiring a balance of discipline, attention to details, and empathy. This role entails a high level of discretion and confidentiality along with innovative thinking and a desire to solve problems and needs a high-energy individual willing to grow.
Process variable compensation in a timely and accurate manner.
Understand and leverage system reporting and queries and provide reporting as required.
Respond to queries and concerns from stakeholders.
Administer the compensation system (Incent).
Collaborate with the operations team within the business on ongoing processes.
Liaise with internal clients to ensure understanding of compensation guidelines/policies.
Act as liaison with internal IT department on system-related requirements.
Provide ad hoc reporting, analysis, and modeling, as needed.
A bachelor’s degree with three to five years of related experience.
The ability to drive system improvements and automation in the areas of compensation and reporting through: 1) exceptional Excel skills and 2) experience with database reporting tools.
Experience with Xactly Incent.
Accountability for areas of responsibility and ownership of tasks and processes;understanding the implications and consequences of decisions.
Strategic thinking and approach to projects and work.
Experience with database reporting tools.
Success in managing multiple deadline assignments with multiple individuals representing a broad range of personalities.
Personal rapport with senior-level employees.
Strong organization and great attention to details.
A dynamic, proactive individual with sense of professionalism and creativity.
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