Analyst , Global Incentive Compensation Administration

Location: San Diego, California US


Requisition Number: 212334

External Description:

Teradata Corporation (NYSE: TDC) is the world’s largest company solely focused on Raising intelligence through data warehousing and enterprise business led analytics. Teradata offers powerful, analytical solutions that help businesses proactively manage their businesses and drive growth.  Teradata™ solutions include the Teradata data warehouse and database, analytical applications, and services.


Built on a proven, world-class methodology, Teradata data warehouse services support data warehouse strategy development, planning, design, implementation, support and enhancement. Over 3,000 consultants deliver Teradata solutions in over 60 countries.


Businesses worldwide choose Teradata for its proven expertise in data warehousing, commitment to excellence and innovation, and best-in-class technology. To learn more, go to



Job Overview

The Analyst will deliver operational support and system administration of the company’s Global Compensation solution (Callidus Cloud) for variable incentive compensation to 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.



  • 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.
  • 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.  
  • Review and understand Teradata’s Incentive Compensation Plans and how personnel are compensated with respect to positions and basis of measure. 
  • Manage 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.
  • Support the documentation of audit requirements for SOX compliance, Incentive Compensation Guideline adherence, and other internal control activities as required.
  • 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.


Education Required

  • Bachelor Degree, Accounting, Finance, or other related Business discipline.


Experience Required

  • Incentive compensation administration experience in a large multinational company environment leveraging Callidus Cloud Solution
  • Experience with business process and leading practices relating to incentive compensation plans and plan administration
  • Practical experience with large scale ERP systems and Cloud Based Sales Compensation Solutions, preferably Callidus Cloud
  • Implementation experience related to large scale Incentive Compensation tools, such as Callidus Cloud
  • Experience with Workday HCM and US Payroll modules, preferred


Skills and Knowledge Required

  • 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
  • Technical and comprehensive knowledge of incentive compensation systems and processing
  • Working knowledge of large scale ERP accounting environments/systems
  • Operational accounting and process automation experience
  • Understanding of US GAAP revenue recognition rules, preferably in the software environment


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City: San Diego

State: California

Community / Marketing Title: Analyst , Global Incentive Compensation Administration

Job Category: Finance

Company Profile:

Our Company

Teradata (NYSE: TDC) is the leading multi-cloud data platform company for enterprise analytics, transforming how businesses work and people live through the power of data.

At Teradata, we are leading the data era. As enterprises address today’s digital economy, they are faced with new competition and consumer expectations and are turning to data to power their future. Teradata has worked with the largest companies in the world for 40+ years, bringing our experience and expertise to support global enterprises with their most demanding, mission-critical, complex, and large-scale data needs.  Teradata is recognized as a leader in the cloud, data, and analytics spaces by top analyst firms, Gartner and Forrester, and Fortune Magazine as well. 

Our connected multi-cloud data platform for enterprise analytics, Teradata Vantage™, is an extremely scalable, secure, and resilient offering that simplifies ecosystems by connecting data and making it easier to uncover insights from across the organization…regardless of where that data resides. With Vantage, we enable companies to modernize their data management, from start to scale. Every day, millions of users benefit from our open data platform. Empowering customers and partners to develop and build how they like, we enable hundreds of business outcomes and solutions, including improving customer experience and profitability, driving operational efficiency, realizing financial transformation, or achieving operational efficiency.

 As the world of data grows, we are the leader in enabling the future of connected businesses, powered by data intelligence. We are committed to delivering on this vision by following sustainable business practices and with a strong focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that only by embracing diversity of identity, thought, background, expression, and perspective can we solve today’s challenges and reimagine tomorrow’s world.

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