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Role

Exciting opportunity for a Sales Operations Analyst to support a Global Sales Operations team in Plano, Texas area. You will be responsible for supporting the Sales Compensation planning and distribution function, with additional day to day focus on analysis of transactions related to compensation issues or questions.

As a Sales Operations Analyst, you will work cross-functionally with several organizations (including Sales leadership, Partner Operations, Finance, Order Management, IT, HR, Legal), with the primary objective of supporting sales with guidance on sales compensation policies and questions related to sales crediting at the transaction level. The Sales Operations Analyst acts as the subject matter expert on opportunity data in support of the sales commission process. The ideal candidate will be highly data driven, intellectually curious, a fast learner, and able to move quickly while keeping focused on high impact projects with limited direction and supervision.

Responsibilities

  • Understand opportunity data model and related objects within salesforce.com to be able to analyze gaps and provide guidance to Sales Operations and Sales Commissions teams.
  • Be a key contact and resource for the sales team, Best Practices, Sales Operations, and Sales Commissions regarding policy and process of sales crediting as it applies to specific transactions.
  • Prepare, review, distribute and handle sales quota/compensation plan documents.
  • Analyze and locate patterns within opportunity data to provide accurate and consistent data for sales commissions process.
  • Provide analysis of sophisticated sales transactions and make recommendations regarding treatment in accordance with compensation policies.
  • Run a monthly process to review transactions in support of the sales commissions process.
  • Lead case queue for Sales Compensation Operations team.
  • Ad hoc projects to support company initiatives.

Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience in a quantitative sales operation’s role in an enterprise software (SaaS) company.
  • 3+ years of experience in a sales compensation operations environment a plus
  • Must have experience with quota and compensation plan distribution and management.
  • Must have experience in Xactly and SFDC. Experience in Anaplan is desired.
  • Excellent skills in data quality and report building in Excel.
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to speak and write clearly, concisely, and compellingly.
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Problem solving ability with experience providing practical business insights from large, complex data sets.
  • Must possess an eye for business, strong analytical, troubleshooting, problem-solving, and project management
  • Bachelor's degree preferred or over 5 years of relevant experience
  • Position is in our Plano office. We are looking for folks already located in the area (this is not a remote position)

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For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

 
 
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