Job Description

Experience Level: Experienced Hire


  • Operations


  • 200 Wellington Street West, 15th Floor, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 3C7, CA

Moody’s is a developmental culture where we value candidates who are willing to grow. So, if you are excited about this opportunity but don’t meet every single requirement, please apply! You may be a perfect fit for this role or other open roles.

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The Sales Performance Management team of Moody’s Analytics (MA) is responsible for controlling and operating the variable compensation program for the MA global Sales team. In addition to the controllership and forecasting of quarterly commissions, additional duties include the administration of compensation plans for all sales representatives, maintaining sales team rosters, coordinating with senior management on the design and implementation of seasonal sales initiatives, analyzing sales results, and providing insightful reporting to senior management. This is achieved by using and maintaining a Sales Performance Management (SPM) system in conjunction with CRM system, and by partnering closely with Sales reps and managers.

As a member of the SPM commission team the SPM Analyst is responsible for various integral tasks including but not limited to the following:

  • Assist in compensation plan implementation, working with the greater sales analytics team to manage component functionality and overall commission reporting.
  • Prepare the quarterly commission payouts review to ensure accurate and timely payouts for 1500+ MA global sales professionals
  • Ensure the quality control of system generated commissions by component through parallel testing to ensure system is correctly calculating according to the comp plans
  • Manage the SPM Workflow inquiry process by validating the information entered, follow through on receiving all the approvals needed, and monitor system processing
  • Assist in the development of periodical trainings to sales organization on workflow usage, and provide Q&A sessions to reduce processing errors
  • Providing excellent customer service to the sales team, leveraging case management software to initiate updates and respond to queries.
  • Work with the sales organization to assist in the issuance and status reporting of sales compensation plans via Varicent’s SPM system.
  • Assist with the maintenance of the working participant roster details, collaborating with the various business partners to ensure accurate database record updates in a timely manner.

In addition, the successful candidate may:

  • Contribute to projects related to process automation and exception reporting development.
  • Work with others in the broader Customer, Operations, and Risk department to assist in the planning and development of detailed commission analysis and reporting for MA.
  • Participate on cross-functional teams within MA on system enhancement initiatives and new business acquisitions as needed.

We are seeking a detail-focused team player who will uphold and promote consistent sales analysis and reporting while partnering closely with the MA sales team.

Qualifications, experience and key skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting or related field is required.
  • 3-5 years’ experience within a finance environment. Experience with compensation and/or commissions is a plus.
  • Hard working and diligent personality with strong attention to detail.
  • Analytical, logical and strategic thinker, able to organize, structure and communicate ideas clearly.
  • Goal oriented: able to manage multiple priorities with competing deadlines, eliminate obstacles and drive success; able to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
  • Adaptable and able to respond quickly to a constantly changing and growing business environment.
  • Strong communication skills: confident interacting with business stakeholders and managing their expectations.
  • Advance proficiency with MS Office tools required (Excel, Word, PowerPoint); Knowledge of Power BI, Alteryx, and Tableau strongly preferred.
  • Experience with and IBM Cognos ICM Implementation or other compensation management systems a plus.

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Moody’s is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, place of origin, disability, marital or familial status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage applications from Aboriginal persons, members of a visible minority group, persons with a disability, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and women.

Moody’s is committed to maintaining an inclusive, diverse and accessible workplace. To this end, reasonable accommodations are available on request, and will take into account the particular accommodation needs of individual candidates. If you are selected and require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, you may send your request to Information provided during the accommodation process will be treated as confidential, and will be shared only to the extent required to properly evaluate accommodation requests.

Candidates for Moody's Corporation may be asked to disclose securities holdings pursuant to Moody’s Policy for Securities Trading and the requirements of the position. Employment is contingent upon compliance with the Policy, including remediation of positions in those holdings as necessary.

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