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Senior Commission Specialist - Remote

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Date: Aug 14, 2022

Location: MD Home City, MD, US, 21401 Boston, MA, US, 02205-9761 New York, NY, US, 10001 Washington, DC, DC, US, 20018 Jersey City, NJ, US, 07302 Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104-9998 Detroit, MI, US, 48233-9998 Austin, TX, US, 78746 Apex, NC, US, 27523 Baltimore, MD, US, 21229-9998 Charlotte, NC, US, 28217 Columbia, MD, US, 21046 Chicago, IL, US, 60699-9208 Cleveland, OH, US, 44114

Company: Ansys

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation. We empower the world’s most innovative companies to deliver transformational products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software solutions, we help our customers solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination. Whether you are a software developer, product engineer, sales team member, or part of our corporate team, at Ansys we know that by embracing what makes us each unique, we become collectively better.



The Senior Commission Analyst 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



At Ansys, our diverse, collaborative teams give us the strength and insight to solve the world’s most challenging engineering problems. Our ONE Ansys culture has at its core:

  • 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 leaders across the globe. Collectively we strive to change the world with innovative technology and transformational solutions. With a 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. 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.” And it’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can and do impact real people in real ways. All this is 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, empowering our customers to 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 member of the NASDAQ-100. We are proud to have been recognized for the following awards: Bay Area Best Places to Work, a Pillar World Awards Gold Winner, Fast Company Best Places to Work for Innovators, a Gold Stevie Award for Great Employers, the FORTUNE Future 50, a DCA Silver Winner, an R&D100 Finalist, a 20% by 2020 Women on Boards winner, a 2020 Pittsburgh Tech 50 – finalist, and America’s Most Responsible Companies.
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We are committed to creating a culture of inclusion and belonging where everyone thrives as ONE Ansys team.

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.


Nearest Major Market: Annapolis