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Commissions Analyst

Company Description

Dynatrace exists to make the world’s software work perfectly. Our unified software intelligence platform combines broad and deep observability and continuous runtime application security with the most advanced AIOps to provide answers and intelligent automation from data at an enormous scale. This enables innovators to modernize and automate cloud operations, deliver software faster and more securely, and ensure flawless digital experiences. That is why the world’s largest organizations trust Dynatrace® to accelerate digital transformation.

We're an equal opportunity employer and embrace all applicants. Dynatrace wants YOU—your diverse background, talents, values, ideas, and expertise. These qualities are what make our global team stronger and more seasoned. We're fueled by the diversity of our talented employees.

Job Description

Based in Detroit as a part of the global Variable Compensation team, reporting to the Director of Commissions based in Waltham, MA.

Commission system administration

  • Maintaining the appropriate commission plan parameters in the commission system such as targets, rates, reporting lines, approved exceptions etc

  • Ensuring the correct interpretation of results and organizational changes, new incentive programs, future plan design and the associated impacts on the calculation engine

  • Assisting with implementation of a new commission system and becoming an expert-user

Month-end activities

  • Ensure that data is appropriately reviewed and approved to comply with SOX guidelines

  • Updating the global commission system with commissionable credits to ensure that earnings are calculated accurately and in accordance with the provisions of the compensation scheme

  • Coordinating the calculation of data to ensure that accounting accruals deadlines are met

  • Reviewing deferred bonus & commission data as required for SOX requirements


  • Coordinating the calculation of data and sending commission payments to payroll by the agreed deadlines

  • Timely preparation of Commission statements for distribution to compensation scheme participants

Other Activities

  • Developing sales performance and commission expense reports for management review

  • Responding to regular commission queries from scheme participants globally

  • Maintain global knowledge as to provide cover for other members of the team based outside of US

  • Working on ad-hoc projects as required within thee Finance team


  •  Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  •  High levels of numeracy

  • Highly IT literate

  • Proactive approach to problem resolution

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to priorities and multitask

  • Confident, positive personality

  •  Resourceful & adaptable

  • Good team player with experience of remote working

  • Experience of using Varicent comm

  •  Experience of using salesforce.com or similar sales management is highly desirable

  • Familiarity with customer contracts and revenue recognition


Additional Information


All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

We offer competitive compensation, company-sponsored premium benefits, medical, dental, vacation/holidays, company matching 401(k) Plan, etc. Dynatrace is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical abilities, age, sexual orientation, creed, disability status, veteran status, pregnancy, genetic status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  If your disability makes it difficult for you to use this site, please contact recruiting@dynatrace.com. Dynatrace participates in E-Verify, participant information in English and Spanish. Right to work information in English and Spanish. EEO is the Law/EEO is the Law Supplement. To be considered for this position, please upload your resume/CV.

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