Senior Global Sales Commission Analyst

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Join a team that crafts and measures the MathWorks Worldwide Sales Commission plans!

We are seeking a Global Senior Software Sales Commission Analyst to join our Finance and Operations team.  You will be responsible for the end-to-end processes associated with our sales commission program. This includes plan design and modeling, system implementation and inquiry management, as well as analytics to assess the effectiveness of commission plan designs.  In this role, you will work directly with executive stakeholders from Sales, Sales Operations, Finance, HR and other supporting organizations to define the strategic compensation initiatives that support the business goals of the company.


  • Model and evaluate proposals for plan design changes to support the achievement of business goals and strategic priorities.  Prepare sales commission scenarios to understand impact of changes on target incentive, KPIs, accelerators, achievement, etc. Integrate approved initiatives into the sales compensation plan.
  • Develop and deliver reporting and analytics used to assess current commission plan effectiveness.
  • Gather constructive feedback from a wide cross section of Sales Leaders, Sales Operations, Finance, HR, as well as facilitate benchmarking with HR to create commission plans that achieve desired outcomes.
  • Identify and drive opportunities for process improvements to gain long term process efficiencies and more effective work-flow strategies.  Develop and document processes/procedures as appropriate. Collaborate with team members and management to prioritize opportunities to improve the workflows for the commission team.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree and 7 years of professional work experience (or a master's degree and 5 years of professional work experience, or a PhD degree, or equivalent experience) is required.

Additional Qualifications

The candidate must have an aptitude for understanding systems and improving processes. Must be able to prioritize to meet deadlines, be detail-oriented and accurate, as well as hold compensation information in the strictest of confidence.

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration (MBA preferred)
  • Demonstrated experience reporting and analyzing information
  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong business acumen, ability to proactively identify issues/questions
  • Strong hands-on experience with excel, as well as data mining tools such as Business Objects, Power BI and Tableau
  • Strong customer service, interpersonal, and collaboration skills
  • Effective documentation and audit trail skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Anaplan and Workday preferred

Why MathWorks?

It’s the chance to collaborate with bright, passionate people. It’s contributing to software products that make a difference in the world. And it’s being part of a company with an incredible commitment to doing the right thing – for each individual, our customers, and the local community.

MathWorks develops MATLAB and Simulink, the leading technical computing software used by engineers and scientists. The company employs 5000 people in 16 countries, with headquarters in Natick, Massachusetts, U.S.A. MathWorks is privately held and has been profitable every year since its founding in 1984.

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