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Senior Analyst - Commissions
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Media Intelligence


Accounting & Finance


Mid level

Applications are considered on a rolling basis

Location: Multiple locations

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Alissa Sargeant

Job Description

Meltwater is hiring a Senior Analyst, Commissions. We are seeking a self-motivated, team player with strong process and systems experience. This individual will primarily be managing the daily operations of sales compensation and commissions to ensure that high levels of customer service to our sales teams are achieved.

The Senior Analyst, Commissions will report to the Manager, Global Commissions and will support the business by providing day-to-day leadership for the monthly sales compensation calculations. Furthermore, the role will be a project team participant for the implementation of new software.

Key responsibilities include the following:

  • Manage day-to-day operations of sales compensation and commissions calculations
  • Manage sales variable compensation issues and ensure timely resolution
  • Effectively coordinate with leadership on salary model changes
  • Ensure accuracy and timeliness of commissions and bonuses to payroll
  • Timely submission of sales compensation accruals
  • Effectively manage payment allocations for commission calculations
  • Manage a variable compensation excel database
  • Drive effective internal relationships with Sales, Sales Operations, FP&A, HR, Payroll and Accounting
  • Identify process improvement initiatives and define standards for new processes
  • Ensure adherence to company policies and guidelines
  • Provide accounting assistance to all stakeholders
  • Respond to commission and bonus queries effectively


  • 3+ years of experience in a Senior Analyst role. Sales compensation and commissions processing highly regarded
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent work experience with emphasis in accounting desired
  • Salesforce and Tableau experience preferred
  • Experience in a global company with geographically dispersed teams, SaaS experience a plus


  • Strong numerical and analytical skills
  • Strives to meets deadlines and detailed orientated
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with all levels of management
  • Be able to manage own workload and work effectively under pressure
  • Be flexible with change and be able to adapt accordingly
  • High level of ownership
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must work well in teams and independently
  • Continuous improvement and process mindset with a passion for measuring results through data and metrics
About the company

About Meltwater

With 20 years of experience in the field of online media monitoring, Meltwater is a global leader in media intelligence and social analytics SaaS solutions - helping to bridge the gap between Public Relations, Communications, and Marketing departments with an all-in-one solution powered by AI-driven insights. Through Meltwater's platforms, our clients are well equipped to stay on top of billions of online conversations and extract relevant insights - allowing them to strategically manage their brands and stay ahead of their competition. Over 30,000 of the world’s most respected brands rely on Meltwater to help inform their marketing & communications strategies and executive decision making. With over 55 offices and 2,000 employees worldwide, Meltwater is a truly global partner offering best-in-class support through our local customer success teams.

Our Belief in People

For almost 20 years, Meltwater has maintained a very unique culture based on a foundation and belief in people and the potential they possess, regardless of experience. Our motto? When you have the right people in the right working environment, great things happen. There are 2,000 members of the Meltwater family residing in 55 offices across 25 countries around the world. No matter what office you’re in, you’ll be surrounded by the best colleagues you’ve ever had.

Meltwater employees embody the work-hard, play-hard spirit through our 3 core values - Moro (fun), Enere (number one) and Respekt (respect). These founding principles stem from our Norwegian roots and are why Meltwater has been named a Great Place to Work in several markets across the globe. We have high energy, open concept offices that thrive on teamwork and collaboration. We ensure our employees have easy access to management and learn quickly from those around them.

At Meltwater, the average isn’t good enough. Our goal is to build a groundbreaking company where our people aspire to exceed their personal expectations. We only promote our leadership team from within the company, and our goal is to facilitate your long-term professional growth.

We keep our entrepreneurial spirit alive within every team and every department — delighting in hard work and relishing the feeling of accomplishment that comes with it.


Our values are at the core of our culture, and they can be summed up by the acronym MER, which means more in Norwegian. These values are our commitment to our employees and our customers.

  • Moro [‘mo(·)ro]
    Norwegian for “Fun.” We believe that in order to become successful as a whole, we should all enjoy ourselves. That’s why we promote a fun, collaborative working environment.

  • Enere [‘e nðr’e]
    Norwegian for “Number One.” At Meltwater, average isn’t good enough. Our goal is to build a groundbreaking company supported by a thriving culture in which our people aspire to exceed their personal expectations.

  • Respekt [re’spekt]
    Norwegian for “Respect.” We believe it matters how a company or an individual becomes number one. Striving to be the best doesn’t mean sharp elbows: we should all treat our colleagues and customers with respect and humility.

  • MER An acronym for Moro, Enere and Respekt, which creates the Norwegian word “More.” We celebrate our victories without losing our drive to improve — whether in reaching personal goals or corporate milestones. Though simple on the surface, our values guide us in everything we do, from how we prioritize our objectives and make decisions to how we clarify expectations and measure our success.

Official Careers Page:https://careers.meltwater.com/

Meltwater Instagram Careers Page:https://www.instagram.com/meltwatercareers/

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