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Commissions Analyst



Montreal, QC, Canada
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024

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Are you actively looking for an entry into the world of Finance at Lightspeed? Or just checking the market? Well… you might just be in the right place!

We’re looking for a Commission Analyst to join our FP&A (Financial Planning and Analysis) team in North America. You will be calculating the go-to-market (sales, marketing, customer) commissions at the corporate level all while being a key contributor within our FP&A team. This is your chance to join a thriving team, dig in the data, implement new systems, and learn a ton about compensation in GTM.

What you’ll be doing

  • Measure sales performance on a monthly, quarterly, yearly basis using MS Excel
  • Calculate amounts to process through payroll on monthly, quarterly, yearly basis
  • Build reports that helps executives understand and monitor trends, ratios & KPI’s
  • Participate in the creation of new compensation plans globally
  • Standardize the compensation incentives process across the company
  • Distribute and maintain plans database
  • Help with the implementation of a new software that improves the compensation process
  • Build strong relationships with departments leaders
  • Produce well-structured documentation that supports audit & SOX processes

What you’ll be bringing to the team

  • Up to 2+ years of experience in financial analysis
  • Bachelor's Degree in Commerce, Accounting or Finance
  • Advanced level of knowledge in Excel is a must
  • Strong analytical skills and organizational skills
  • Detail-oriented, autonomous, and able to take initiative
  • Ability to handle a high volume of changes and workload
  • Excellent English communication skills
  • High level of professionalism as you will meet with executives regularly

Even better if you have, but not required

  • Experience with Looker, Salesforce, Workday Adaptive, & SPIFF
  • Experience with Xactly
  • Knowledge of a sales function in a SaaS company
  • Strong interest in Information Systems Software

What’s in it for you?

Come live the Lightspeed experience...

  • Ability to do your job in a truly flexible environment;
  • Genuine career opportunities in a company that’s creating new jobs everyday;
  • Work in a team big enough for growth but lean enough to make a real impact.

… and enjoy a range of benefits that’ll keep you happy, healthy and (not) hungry:

  • Lightspeed share scheme (we are all owners)
  • Unlimited paid time off policy
  • Flexible working policy
  • Immediate access to health insurance
  • Health and wellness benefit of $500 per year
  • Paid parental leave top-up program
  • Telemedicine platform and mental health services
  • LinkedIn Learning license
  • Paid volunteer day

To all recruitment agencies: Lightspeed does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. If we have not directly engaged your company in writing to supply candidates for a specific vacancy, Lightspeed will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Lightspeed is a proud equal opportunity employer and we are committed to creating an inclusive and barrier-free workplace. Lightspeed welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Where to from here?
Obviously, this has to be mutually beneficial: we want you to step into a role you love, and we want to offer you a place you’re proud to come to every day. For a glimpse into our world check out our career page here.

Lightspeed is building communities through commerce, and we need people from all backgrounds and lived experiences to do that. We were founded in 2005, in Montreal’s gay village and our original members were all part of the LGBTQ+ community. The ethos of our business has been about inclusion from the very beginning, and we strive to provide a workplace where everyone belongs.

Who we are:
Powering the businesses that are the backbone of the global economy, Lightspeed's one-stop commerce platform helps merchants innovate to simplify, scale, and provide exceptional customer experiences. Our cloud commerce solution transforms and unifies online and physical operations, multichannel sales, expansion to new locations, global payments, financial solutions, and connection to supplier networks.

Founded in Montréal, Canada in 2005, Lightspeed is dual-listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: LSPD) and Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: LSPD). With teams across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific, the company serves retail, hospitality, and golf businesses in over 100 countries.
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