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Senior Sales Compensation Analyst



IT, Sales & Business Development
United States · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024


The Senior Sales Compensation Analyst will play a vital role in developing and deploying sales compensation strategies to accelerate Workiva’s growth. This person will develop and help manage sales compensation across our global organization, and will play an integral role in the administration of Xactly Incent and the related monthly processes. The successful candidate in this role should have strong technical skills, enjoy analytical work and problem-solving in a very dynamic environment, with the ability to independently prioritize multiple assignments. Strong communication skills are essential to effectively collaborate across different functional teams in a fast-growing and dynamic environment.

What You’ll Do

  • Be a vital part of the Sales Operations and Compensation team by supporting Workiva’s global sales compensation programs and 600+ payees

  • Participate in the administration of Xactly Incent and support the ongoing maintenance and continuous improvement of this solution.

  • Conduct sophisticated analysis of data from multiple sources to build various compensation models. Design reports and tools to use in compensation-related analytics and dashboards

  • Assist in the preparation and data analysis for use in compensation committee meetings

  • Support the quarterly and semi-annual comp and quota planning, creation and issuance of compensation plans

  • Handle employee or stakeholder queries/issues and escalate them where appropriate

  • Assist with internal and external audit requests, familiarity with SOX controls and ASC 606 a plus

What You'll Need

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires a minimum of 4 years of related experience in sales compensation analysis and administration with a Bachelor’s degree

  • Requires a minimum of 3 years of hands on administration of sales compensation utilizing Xactly Incent

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and outstanding attention to detail

  • Ability to communicate effectively

  • Ability to work collaboratively and take initiative in a quickly growing and global environment

  • Ability to work under pressure and in a fast-paced, global environment, including an ability to multi-task and juggle multiple tasks both big and small.

  • Ability to be solution-oriented and help solve problems, make complex / manual processes more effective and automated and deliver creative solution to issues

  • High proficiency with Microsoft Excel and/or Google Sheets

  • Experience with SQL

Travel Requirements and Working Conditions

  • Willingness to travel up to 10%

  • Reliable internet access for any period of time working remotely, as we embrace flexible work arrangements

How You’ll Be Rewarded

✅ Salary range in the US: $79,000.00 - $134,000.00

✅ A discretionary bonus typically paid annually

✅ Restricted Stock Units granted at time of hire

✅ 401(k) match and comprehensive employee benefits package

The salary range represents the low and high end of the salary range for this job in the US. Minimums and maximums may vary based on location. The actual salary offer will carefully consider a wide range of factors, including your skills, qualifications, experience and other relevant factors.

Workiva is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We believe that great minds think differently. We value diversity of backgrounds, beliefs, and interests, and we recognize diversity as an important source of intellectual thought, varied perspective, and innovation. Employment decisions are made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other protected characteristic. We strongly encourage and welcome people from historically marginalized groups to apply.

Workiva is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. To request assistance with the application process, please email

Workiva employees are required to undergo comprehensive security and privacy training tailored to their roles, ensuring adherence to company policies and regulatory standards.

Workiva supports employees in working where they work best - either from an office or remotely from any location within their country of employment.