Finance Analyst – compensation & payroll

Finance Analyst – compensation & payroll experience

A  fantastic 12 month contract role has become available for a hands-on, dynamic Finance Analyst. Working alongside the Sales Teams within a leading multinational, you will support and analyse sales / incentive compensation plans on a global scale – Ideally you have strong analytical experience from a Financial / Accounting background.


The role:

  • Perform monthly, quarterly, and annual calculations of sales compensation; monitor payment of incentive compensation plan components and commissions. 
  • Support and analyse these plans across the global sales division, ensuring they comply with established financial and sales models. 
  • Identify and implement resolutions that will minimize/eliminate manual processes within the sales compensation function; streamlining processes where possible and ensuring regulatory compliance
  • Develop and maintain solid business relationships with stakeholders and other teams within the business
  • Develop, maintain, and update sale compensation systems and processes critical to the reporting and tracking of sales compensation metrics. 
    Work closely with Sales teams to educate them on these processes. 

    Experience needed: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management/Administration, Finance, Accounting or related fields.
  • 5+ years recent experience in financial planning and analysis, sales operations, or commissions (commissions experience highly preferred). 
  • Experience managing the delivery of ‘compensation pay-outs’ from successful sales incentive strategies would be very desirable
  • Expert working knowledge of Microsoft Excel is essential
  • Experience in any of the following systems is highly desirable – SQL, Salesforce, IBM/ICM (or similar sales compensation tool), Tableau, Office Products. 
  • Prior experience with data analysis, including the ability to develop and create dynamic tools for modelling and analysing data. 
  • Self-motivated with the ability to multi-task and work in a global, cross-functional environment. 
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical, and financial management & modelling experience 
  • People person – Excellent verbal communication and writing skills. 


Location:                            Dublin West

Salary:                                €45k – €50k approx.

Type:                                  12 month contract


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Anna Douglas

Anna Douglas