Senior Analyst, Global Incentive Compensation Administration

Location: San Diego, California US


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 206006

Position Title: Incentive Compensation Analyst (III)

External Description:

Summary Description: 

The Senior Analyst will deliver operational support and system administration of the company’s global incentive compensation solution (Callidus Cloud/SAP Commission) for variable incentive compensation to the sales and professional services organizations. This operational delivery will include all aspects of incentive compensation delivery via payroll teams, sales and professional services communication and support, partnership with Human Resource Compensation Management and Finance planning organizations globally. This role will report to the Senior Manager - Global Incentive Compensation Administration as part of the Global Controllers Organization.

Essential Functions: 

  • Review and understand Teradata’s Incentive Compensation Plans and how personnel are compensated with respect to positions and basis of measure.
  • Manage Incentive Compensation and support for assigned region / industries in adherence to the Incentive Compensation Guidelines.   This includes timely management of associate changes, transaction details (e.g., backlog transfers), bonus audit, and explanation of compensation statements.
  • Understand and support business partners’ requirements for Incentive Compensation plans and assist in the management of system setups and processes needed to support those requirements.
  • Support the documentation of audit requirements for SOX compliance, Incentive Compensation Guideline adherence, and other internal control activities as required.
  • Understand and support the Callidus compensation system, including managing data flows with Workday, ERP, HFM, IDW, and other related systems.
  • Routinely audit technical inputs and take decisive action where required to drive accurate compensation calculations and crediting.
  • Monitor system loads and escalate issues with ITS as needed for support.
  • Lead and/or contribute to special projects such as system changes, business acquisitions and compensation plan changes.  
  • Provide backup support for Callidus system administrator and other team members during time off and as needed to maintain workload management and meet service level deadlines.
  • Ad-hoc projects and assignments as directed by management.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, Accounting, Finance, or other related Business discipline.
  • 3+ years’ experience with business process and leading practices relating to Incentive Compensation Administration or Financial Planning & Analysis in a large multinational company environment
  • Ability to collaborate and partner with other team members and organizations to provide an overall superior level of service
  • Ability to “take the lead” in researching and resolving compensation issues, as needed
  • Ability to take ownership of special projects and effectively deliver positive results
  • Working knowledge of large-scale accounting environments/systems such as ERP
  • Operational accounting and process automation experience
  • Understanding of US GAAP revenue recognition rules, preferably in the software environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Implementation experience related to large scale Incentive Compensation tools, such as Callidus Cloud
  • Technical and comprehensive knowledge of incentive compensation systems and processing
  • Practical experience with large scale ERP systems and Cloud-Based Sales Compensation Solutions, preferably Callidus Cloud
  • Experience with Workday HCM and US Payroll modules, preferred


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City: San Diego

State: California

Community / Marketing Title: Senior Analyst, Global Incentive Compensation Administration

Job Category: Finance

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