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Variable Compensation Specialist


Variable Compensation Specialist:

When you join Gartner, you will be part of a fast-growing team that helps the world become smarter and more connected. We are the leader in our industry, achieving double-digit growth by helping clients make the right decisions with business and technology insights they cannot find anywhere else. Our associates enjoy a collaborative work environment, exceptional training, and career development — as well as unlimited growth potential. If you like working with a generous, supportive, high-performing team, Gartner is where you want to be.

About this role:

Provide support in the administration of the worldwide Sales, Consulting, Conference and Sales Specialist Compensation Plans. You will perform recurring monthly processes as well as ad-hoc reporting and analysis regarding bookings data, revenue performance, commission earnings and annual sales awards attainment.

What you will do:

  • Complete recurring manual tasks for processes not systematically automated, frequent use of Excel, SQL, SaaS commission application.
  • Maintain commission application by performing a variety of data inputs, perform validation and data quality checks on both data imports and exports.
  • Identify and research inconsistencies to determine root causes and offer proposals for remediation.
  • Review monthly commission payments, confirm commission calculations by reconciling data to source systems, and sign-off on payment integrity.
  • Interact with Sales associates and leadership to explain and assist in the understanding of sales performance, commission calculations, and reporting.
  • Complete Ad-hoc analyses for Variable Compensation Leadership and various business partners.
  • Recommend process improvement and system enhancements.
  • Implement, and test system enhancements as needed.
  • Collaborate between multiple financial, sales, and operational departments.
  • Coordinate and complete additional projects as requested.

What you will need:

  • 1 year of relevant experience.
  • Moderate Excel skills; proficient in various lookup types, conditional functions, concatenations, if functions, pivot tables, advanced filters and sort.
  • Understanding of SQL, basic query writing and use of pre-written templates.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, curious mindset.
  • Comfortable working with large data sets from multiple sources.
  • Ability to understand compensation plan elements.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, effective listening skills.
  • Willingness to take the initiative and accept new projects in proactive manner.
  • Excellent organization & time management skills.

Who you are:

  • Motivated, high-potential performer, with self-starter attitude.
  • Strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Able to solve complex problems and successfully manage ambiguity and unexpected change.
  • Teachable and embracing of best practices and feedback as a means of continuous improvement.
  • Consistent high achiever marked by perseverance, humility, and a positive outlook in the face of challenges.
  • Takes complete ownership in areas of key responsibilities and has a strong desire to be the subject matter expert of your domain.

What we offer:

In addition to an outstanding work environment with rapid advancement potential, Gartner associates enjoy exceptional compensation and benefits, including:

  • An upbeat, positive culture. Integrity, objectivity, collaboration, results, and a no-limits mindset are central to our values.
  • Limitless growth. We work with you to help you meet your goals and advance within the company • Encouragement to be innovative and challenge status quo.
  • Exposure to industry leading training and development.
  • Performance based recognition and rewards.

Who are we?  

At Gartner, Inc. (NYSE:IT), we guide the leaders who shape the world.

Our mission relies on expert analysis and bold ideas to deliver actionable, objective insight, helping enterprise leaders and their teams succeed with their mission-critical priorities.

Since our founding in 1979, we’ve grown to more than 20,000 associates globally who support ~15,000 client enterprises in ~90 countries and territories. We do important, interesting and substantive work that matters. That’s why we hire associates with the intellectual curiosity, energy and drive to want to make a difference. The bar is unapologetically high. So is the impact you can have here.

What makes Gartner a great place to work?  

Our sustained success creates limitless opportunities for you to grow professionally and flourish personally. We have a vast, virtually untapped market potential ahead of us, providing you with an exciting trajectory long into the future. How far you go is driven by your passion and performance.

We hire remarkable people who collaborate and win as a team. Together, our singular, unifying goal is to deliver results for our clients.

Our teams are inclusive and composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations.

We invest in great leaders who bring out the best in you and the company, enabling us to multiply our impact and results. This is why, year after year, we are recognized worldwide as a great place to work .

What do we offer?  

Gartner offers world-class benefits, highly competitive compensation and disproportionate rewards for top performers. 

In our hybrid work environment, we provide the flexibility and support for you to thrive — working virtually when it's productive to do so and getting together with colleagues in a vibrant community that is purposeful, engaging and inspiring.

Ready to grow your career with Gartner? Join us.

Gartner believes in fair and equitable pay. A reasonable estimate of the base salary range for this role is 56,000 USD - 77,280 USD. Please note that actual salaries may vary within the range, or be above or below the range, based on factors including, but not limited to, education, training, experience, professional achievement, business need, and location. In addition to base salary, employees will participate in either an annual bonus plan based on company and individual performance, or a role-based, uncapped sales incentive plan. Our talent acquisition team will provide the specific opportunity on our bonus or incentive programs to eligible candidates. We also offer market leading benefit programs including generous PTO, a 401k match up to $7,200 per year, the opportunity to purchase company stock at a discount, and more.

The policy of Gartner is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status and to affirmatively seek to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity.

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