Commissions Analyst

US-San Francisco
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Company Overview

Riverbed solutions help companies transition from legacy hardware to a new software-defined and cloud-centric approach to networking and application delivery for the digital age. The Riverbed Application Performance Platform™ takes Riverbed’s SD-WAN solution for agile networking that really works, and adds to this digital backbone industry-leading solutions for WAN optimization and hybrid networking, for branch IT orchestration, and for end-to-end visibility from device to cloud. All these solutions are integrated in a flexible, modular, digital architecture that delivers any apps, data and services from any public or private cloud across any network to any end-point, with the best possible user experience as determined by business policy.


Riverbed is a pre-IPO opportunity with over $1 billion in revenue headquartered in San Francisco with branch offices around the globe.

About this Position

Title: Commissions Analyst  


Location: San Francisco 



  • Provide end-to-end commission support for assigned geographies/business units in accordance with our policies
  • Set up new plans in commission system with accurate compensation drivers
  • Manage and execute monthly close to ensure timely and accurate payout
  • Calculate and process manual credit/commission adjustments as needed
  • Audit monthly credit/commission/attainment results
  • Resolve commission inquiries from the Sales team in a timely manner
  • Collaborate with other functional teams to ensure sales compensation plans are administered effectively
  • Train Sales new hires on sales compensation plans and system
  • Ad-hoc projects, analysis and reporting


  • BA/BS in Accounting/Finance or equivalent practical experience
  • 3-5 years sales compensation experience
  • Ability to analyze issues and recommend solutions
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously while adhering to strict deadlines
  • Resourceful in identifying the most effective way to complete a deliverable
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong Excel skills (lookups, pivot tables, etc.)
  • Experience with Xactly (Incent, Analytics, etc.)
  • Experience with Salesforce or Oracle systems a plus

About Riverbed

If you are a high-achiever who wants to be part of a dynamically growing, billion dollar plus company, then you should look closely at Riverbed.  We offer the rewarding experience of working with the best minds in the industry that are changing the world through cutting edge technology and applications. The company has been recognized multiple years for attracting and retaining today’s top talent as a great place to work by Glassdoor, Fortune magazine’s 20 Great Workplaces in Tech and by numerous other publications.


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Riverbed is proud to be an affirmative action (AA) and equal employment opportunities (EEO) employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.




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