March 23, 2024
Asia Only
$90K - $170K USD *

Incentive Compensation Data Analyst I Remote, Bangalore

About the job:


The Incentive Compensation Analyst will provide administration and on-going process improvement efforts associated with incentive compensation. This individual will be responsible for validating and reconciling all commission and bonus calculations and will work closely with various cross-functional teams to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of all incentive compensation payment and associated reporting.

How you’ll make an impact

  • Data Management

  • Analyzes incentive compensation reporting from various sources, validates data and researches all exceptions.
  • Utilize all reporting systems to compile data for payment calculation or analysis.
  • Perform audits of all data sources to confirm accuracy and functionality of system/process and manage issue resolution with appropriate teams as necessary and ensure all internal audit controls are effective.
  • Collaborate and assist with system integration and improvement projects.
  • Trouble Shooting
  • Provide timely responses and issue resolution, escalating as appropriate, to all inquiries from all levels of the organization.
  • Resolves reconciliation issues related to commission data and/or incentive payments.
  • Serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) in troubleshooting and problem solving with internal departments on data and process issues.
  • Execute and create incentive compensation training curriculum, content, and materials.
  • Pay Plan Administration/Execution
  • Ownership of the day-to-day administration and issue resolution for incentive compensation processes.
  • Calculates incentive award payments to incentivized personnel based on pay plan provisions.
  • Performs activities needed for the design, development, implementation, communication and administration of incentive programs, plans, policies, and quotas.
  • Ensure accuracy and timeliness of incentive payments as outlined in the plan.
  • Review incentive payment reports for accuracy and completeness.
  • The calculation, reconciliation, and payment of bonuses on a quarterly, semi-annual, and annual basis which includes soliciting achievement against targets from business leaders and collecting appropriate approvals, as well as the reporting of bonus amounts for payroll processing and the calculating and posting of bonus accruals.
  • Maintenance, review, and distribution of incentive compensation plan documents on an ongoing basis, as well as communication and launch of plan components and documents for annual compensation plan updates.
  • Documentation of all processes and policies.
  • Track approvals for all non-standard adjustment requests, as required.
  • Administration of Anaplan or other data-collecting, calculation, and reporting tools.
  • Reporting
  • Design and implementation of reporting packages for various groups in the organization depending on business need.
  • Analyze sales performance results, prepare standardized calculation statements, presentations and recommendations for business leaders, Finance and/or HR.
  • Perform cost and/or trend analysis or modeling of alternative commission/incentive plan design or quota levels.
  • Continuous Process Improvement
  • Development or improvement of systems to effectively track or capture data.
  • Reduce redundant and/or manual processes wherever possible by enhancing/expanding the current system usage.
  • Proactively solicit and consolidate feedback from the organization.
  • Develop and execute incentive-compensation-related training and communication for the organization.

What we’re looking for

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration preferred
  • Two to three years of work experience in incentive compensation or related field preferred
  • Understanding of accounting principles
  • Preferred experience with Anaplan or other enterprise incentive compensation tool
  • Financial planning and analysis experience a plus
  • Budgeting and forecasting experience a plus
  • Experience working with large amounts of data
  • Strong communication skills, experience working in a cross-functional environment is required
  • Strong technical skills including, advanced Excel, with knowledge of pivot tables and complex formulas, proficiency with VBA (preferred), Word, Outlook, Anaplan, and NetSuite is strongly preferred
  • Strong project management and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to be flexible, adapt and succeed in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Strong organization skills and ability to manage daily responsibilities and prioritize duties efficiently and accurately
  • Must be detail-oriented
  • Ability to interact and build relationships with different departments to complete core responsibilities
  • Must be a self-motivated individual who is willing and able to take on additional responsibility and work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Must be an innovative thinker with a focus on long-term sustainable results for a fast-paced, growing, and dynamic organization.

If you are seeking a culture that supports growth, fosters success, and moves the industry forward, find your place at Optiv! As a market-leading provider of cyber security solutions, Optiv has the most comprehensive ecosystem of security products and partners to deliver unparalleled services. Our rich and successful history with our clients is based on trust, serving more than 12,000 clients of varying sizes and industries, including commercial, government, and education. We have the proven expertise to plan, build, and run successful security programs across Risk Management, Cyber Digital Transformation, Threat Management, Security Operations - Managed Services, and Identity and Data Management.

With Optiv you can expect

• A company committed to championing Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion through our Affinity groups including, Black Employee Network, Disabled Employee Network, Latino Employee Network, Optiv Pride (LGBTQIA+), Veterans Support Network, and Women's Network.

• Work/life balance.

• Professional training resources

• Creative problem-solving and the ability to tackle unique, complex projects

• Volunteer Opportunities. “Optiv Chips In” encourages employees to volunteer and engage with their teams and communities.

• The ability and technology necessary to productively work remote/from home (where applicable)

Optiv is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, status as an individual with a disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. Optiv respects your privacy.  By providing your information through this page or applying for a job at Optiv, you acknowledge that Optiv will collect, use, and process your information, which may include personal information and sensitive personal information, in connection with Optiv’s selection and recruitment activities.  For additional details on how Optiv uses and protects your personal information in the application process, click here to view our Applicant Privacy Notice. If you sign up to receive notifications of job postings, you may unsubscribe at any time.

Asia Only
$90K - $170K USD/Year *
Data & AI

Company Benefits

* Compensation was calculated as an average of similar positions and is not guaranteed.
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