Sales Compensation Analyst


Splunk is here to build a safer and more resilient digital world. The world’s leading enterprises use our unified security and observability platform to keep their digital systems secure and reliable. While customers love our technology, it’s our people that make Splunk stand out as an amazing career destination and why we’ve won so many awards as a best place to work. If you become a Splunker, we want your whole, authentic self, what we call your “million data points”. So bring your work experience, problem-solving skills and talent, of course, but also bring your joy, your passion and all the things that make you, you.
We are looking for an ambitious and experienced Sales Compensation Analyst who will be primarily responsible for administering various Bonus and SPIFF programs including overseeing system calculations, process manual adjustments when required, and other related inquires. Successful candidates will have experience with Xactly Incent or similar commission system software. The ideal contender is a highly motivated individual with great attention to detail should and a positive attitude. The candidate should have the skills to work independently or in a team setting and demonstrate strong organizational skills and the aptitude to multitask and prioritize workload to meet critical deadlines. This role will collaborate with various functions across the organization domestically and internationally to ensure efficient and timely operations of the Sales Compensation function. This position will report to the Sales Compensation Manager.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Administer global data input including but not limited to the New Hire Success Program, various monthly and quarterly SPIFF programs and other programs that may require manual adjustments.
  • Assist with UAT testing for Xactly system enhancement and the implementation of annual sales comp plans programs. Create Excel based models to validate/reconcile system calculations and audit payout.
  • Maintain and refine commission-related data within SFDC, Snowflake, and Xactly.
  • Provide ongoing support on all SPIFF related issues and inquiries. Host Sales Comp office hours and provide one on one help to employees worldwide.
  • Coordinate periodic training to new and existing sales teams globally on the usage of the system, compensation statements, and develop training materials.
  • Ensure timely routing of electronic distribution and acceptance of worldwide yearly comp plans, policy, and quarterly sales certification letters.
  • Be able to support and work with the Sales Compensation and Sales Ops team on the full cycle of the sales compensation process on changes and updates throughout the year.
  • Assist with commission reporting & analysis and other Ad Hoc projects as needed.
  • Provide world-class customer service to the Sales organization and internal customers.
  • Work with internal/external auditors quarterly for commission audits to ensure compliance with SOX for our compensation documents, processes, and programs.

Preferred Qualifications
  • BS/BA Degree or equivalent, preferably with a strong analytical background
  • 3+ years commission administration experience
  • Xactly/Incent and SFDC experience preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets, Docs and Slides
  • Must have previous work experience and working knowledge of sales compensation process and analysis
  • Strong people orientation with excellent interpersonal skills and customer service attitude needed to support the dynamic sales team
  • Able to handle a high volume of transactions in a fast-paced environment.
  • Perform tasks independently, demonstrate strong problem solving and analytical skills with minimum direction
  • Excellent written and verbal interactive skills, including the ability to interact effectively with management, team, peers, cross-functional teams, and business partners (Sales Org, Legal, IT, and HR, etc)
  • Detail-oriented, highly organized, able to coordinate multiple projects and meet deadlines under pressure.
Splunk is an Equal Opportunity Employer: At Splunk, we believe creating a culture of belonging isn’t just the right thing to do; it’s also the smart thing. We prioritize diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging to ensure our employees are supported to bring their best, most authentic selves to work where they can thrive. Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

Base Pay Range

SF Bay Area, Seattle Metro, and New York City Metro Area

Base Pay Range: $41.54 – 57.12 per hour

California (excludes SF Bay Area), Washington (excludes Seattle Metro), Washington DC Metro, and Massachusetts

Base Pay Range: $37.38 – 51.40 per hour

All other cities and states excluding California, Washington, Massachusetts, New York City Metro Area and Washington DC Metro Area.

Base Pay Range: $33.46 – 46.01 per hour

Splunk provides flexibility and choice in the working arrangement for most roles, including remote and/or in-office roles. We have a market-based pay structure which varies by location. Please note that the base pay range is a guideline and for candidates who receive an offer, the base pay will vary based on factors such as work location as set out above, as well as the knowledge, skills and experience of the candidate. In addition to base pay, this role is eligible for incentive compensation, and may be eligible for equity or long-term cash awards.



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