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Senior Commission Specialist - Remote

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Date: May 26, 2021

Location: Lebanon, NH, US, 03766 Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15219 Baltimore, MD, US, 21229-9998 San Diego, CA, US, 92121 Nashville, TN, US, 37203 Cleveland, OH, US, 44114 Miami, FL, US, 33126-9998 Austin, TX, US, 78746 Charlotte, NC, US, 28217 Denver, CO, US, 80217-0009

Company: Ansys

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation, helping the world's most innovative companies deliver radically better products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, Ansys helps companies solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination.


The Senior Commission Specialist is responsible for the administration of ANSYS commission plans, system setup and maintenance, calculating commissions, and distributing commission payments to payroll.  This role is ultimately responsible for the integrity of sales commission data and ensuring payments are calculated and made timely.


•Manages worldwide monthly commission calculations in accordance to the ANSYS, Inc. compensation plans
•Responsible for collecting and analyzing the data from Oracle Financials and from various departments and uploading the data into the sales compensation software (Xactly Incent)
•Calculates and verifies accuracy of monthly commissions and quarterly bonus calculations and accruals, assuring accurate payouts and reporting as required
•Assists with the resolution of any inquiries and disputes regarding commission and bonus payouts
•Maintains the system with any changes or additions to our standard compensation plans along with any changes in personnel
•Creates compensation plan documents within Xactly Incent for all new hires and updates existing compensation plans as needed
•Maintains detailed, accurate and organized records of calculations, adjustments, payouts and reconciling items as well as procedure manuals and appropriate documentation for SOX compliance
•Performs periodic reviews of certain commission and/or bonus payments and suggest improvement measures
•Performs quarterly review of attainment targets and investigates over-attainments as needed
•Other duties as assigned


•Bachelor’s Degree or a minimum of four years of related work experience
•Highly proficient in Excel 
•Attention to detail is required
•Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
•Ability to work independently, prioritize assignments and meet deadlines
•Excellent interpersonal skills to communicate with sales and other departments


•In depth understanding of ANSYS sales policies and procedures is a plus
•Experience with Siebel, Salesforce, Oracle or Xactly Incent a plus
•Previous experience in Finance or Payroll preferred
•Previous experience in handling confidential matters a plus



Culture and values are incredibly important to Ansys. They inform us of who we are, of how we act. Values aren't posters hanging on a wall or about trite or glib slogans. They aren't about rules and regulations. They can't just be handed down the organization. They are shared beliefs – guideposts that we all follow when we're facing a challenge or a decision. Our values tell us how we live our lives; how we approach our jobs. Our values are crucial for fostering a culture of winning for our company:

  • Customer focus
  • Results and Accountability
  • Innovation
  • Transparency and Integrity
  • Mastery
  • Inclusiveness
  • Sense of urgency
  • Collaboration and Teamwork

At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary of leaders, collectively aiming to change the world with innovative technology and remarkable solutions.  With the prestigious reputation in servicing well-known, world-class companies, standards at Ansys are high, met by those willing to rise to the occasion and meet those challenges head-on.  Because at Ansys, it’s about the learning, the discovery and the collaboration.  It’s about the “what’s next” as much as the “mission accomplished”.  It’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can and will impact real people in real ways, forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy and ethics.
At Ansys, you will find yourself among those eager to drive the world towards the next best thing with hands planted firmly on the wheel.
Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology so our customers can turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at lower cost.  As a measure of our success in attaining these goals, Ansys has been recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies by prestigious publications such as Bloomberg Businessweek and FORTUNE magazines.
Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a component of the NASDAQ-100.
For more information, please visit us at www.ansys.com
Ansys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.
Ansys does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of Ansys.  Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity.

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