Commissions Analyst

New York


This is an opportunity to work with one of the fastest growing Business Intelligence companies in the world, recently valued at $1B+. We’re a company of builders who’ve created a product for builders. You have the opportunity to own, build and iterate on the commissions process at Sisense. 


This is an opportunity to manage commission plans, commission calculations, and commission accounting, as well as other payroll and accounting-related work, at a rapidly scaling pre-IPO tech company. The Commissions Analyst will work with department leaders and employees throughout the organization and will have the opportunity to learn how a best-in-class SaaS business operates. The role will report into the Director of Accounting, who has 11 years experience in both public and private accounting (including 4+ years at Sisense where he is responsible for the commission plans).  


By day 30 you’ll...

  • Understand Sales, Customer Support, ADR, and Sales Engineer commission compensation plans
  • Take ownership of creating, distributing, and tracking individual “acknowledgment forms” containing each individual’s quota information, that each employee must receive and sign
  • Calculate monthly sales commissions
  • Learn about the payroll process
  • Calculate and book the journal entries for monthly bonus and commission accruals

By day 60 you’ll...

  • Collaborate with sales team on managing deals and resolving commission-relate issues
  • Take full ownership of our headcount tracking and new hire approvals (comparing hiring against budget)
  • Review payroll and book bi-monthly payroll journal entries
  • Run quarterly commission calculations for multiple departments and distribute statements
  • Handle reconciliations of payroll and benefit related accounts

By day 90 you’ll...

  • Help evaluate and implement a commission software solution
  • Train admins and users on using the new software solution
  • Become point of contact for leadership and employees with commission questions
  • Start drafting of compensation plans for 2021
  • Document commission and payroll processes
  • Serve as primary liaison with business stakeholders regarding reporting, data management, workflow and changes
  • Field ongoing commission questions from employees
  • Ad hoc analysis and reporting requests from leadership
  • Identifying issues and errors and bringing to attention of leadership
  • Detecting errors and tracking commission plan exceptions
  • Analyze new commission-eligible sales contracts (coordination between Legal, Finance & Sales)
  • Evaluate commission guidelines periodically and suggest improvement measures


  • You previously worked with a Finance, Accounting, or Operations team on commissions calculations and plan management in a fast-paced organization 
  • You have a solid understanding of accounting knowledge (both academic and professional), have experience booking journal entries, contributing to monthly closes, and expense analytical analysis
  • You are known to be proactive but also have the ability to work independently 
  • You are recognized by your managers and peers for your organization, detail-oriented and problem-solving skills 
  • You consider yourself an Excel wizard and have efficiently worked with large amounts of data 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and sound decision-making ability
  • You have proven the ability to quickly learn new processes, new systems and generate solutions 
  • You are stoked and passionate about joining a fast-growing tech company with a proactive


  • We're a passionate, venture-funded team with more than 2000 customers, including Nasdaq, GE Healthcare, Honda, Verizon, and Philips.
  • We believe strongly in a data-driven approach to all that we do. We're constantly measuring and optimizing everything about the business.
  • We have close relationships with our customers.
  • We’ve been recognized by Comparably, Glassdoor, and Gartner for our amazing company culture.
  • We have super high customer retention — better than best in class SaaS companies.

I'm In!