• Senior Commissions Manager

    Akamai Technologies, Inc.Cambridge, MA 02238

    Job #1694832685

  • Do you have an analytical mind that loves solving complex business problems or finding new efficiencies?

    Do you love leading and motivating others?

    Join our Global Commissions Team

    The Global Commissions team drives incentive compensation strategies that align with Sales and Services operational goals. We design appropriate incentive compensation plans, manage commissions processes and applications, assign deal credit, calculate/pay commissions, and provide sales performance information and incentive plan efficacy read-outs.

    Partner with the best

    As a Senior Commissions Manager, you will manage the 'end-to-end' global commissions process, from articulating system requirements for incentive plan calculations to processing timely and accurate commissions payments while providing responsive support to field queries.

    As a Senior Commissions Manager, you will be responsible for:

    • Collaborating with sales support, sales/pre-sales/services leadership, and HR to ensure operational alignment

    • Leading and mentoring the Senior Commissions Analysts on the team

    • Managing commissions expense accruals

    • Performing ad-hoc analysis to determine fiscally responsible incentive payouts

    • Recommending data quality improvements, system enhancements and streamlining operational processes

    • Refining incentive plan terms and conditions

    Do what you love

    To be successful in this role you will:

    • Have 10 years of experience in commissions processing and a Bachelors Degree

    • Demonstrate analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills; be a real systems thinker with strong process orientation

    • Be an excellent communicator and posses interpersonal skills to be effective at all levels in organization

    • Have excellent planning and time management skills; ability to manage multiple deliverables with tight deadlines

    • Have proven management acumen, fostering a spirit of collaboration and excellence

    • Demonstrate experience with a Sales Performance Management (SPM) platform, preferably Xactly Incent and advanced proficiency in Excel and BI/Tableau

    Work in a way that works for you

    We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:

    We are happy to discuss flexible working options in this role, please discuss your requirements with the recruiter when you apply.

    Working with us

    At Akamai, were curious, innovative, collaborative and tenacious. We celebrate diversity of thought and we hold an unwavering belief that we can make a meaningful difference. Our teams use their global perspectives to put customers at the forefront of everything they do, so if you are people-centric, youll thrive here.

    Working for you

    At Akamai, we will provide you with opportunities to grow, flourish, and achieve great things. Our benefit options are designed to meet your individual needs for today and in the future. We provide benefits surrounding all aspects of your life:

    • Your health

    • Your finances

    • Your family

    • Your time at work

    • Your time pursuing other endeavors

    Our benefit plan options are designed to meet your individual needs and budget, both today and in the future.

    About us

    Innovating on a global scale, we deliver our customers a fast, smart and secure intelligent edge platform. Working against a backdrop of digital collaboration, our highly skilled teams build progressive solutions that have the scope to transform entertainment, business, and life in ways that we have yet to imagine.

    Join us

    Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company with a global reach and exciting services and clients? Come join us and grow with a team of people who will challenge and inspire you!

    Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.