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Commissions Specialist



San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 8, 2023
Who we are

At Nasdaq, we are relentlessly reimagining the world of tomorrow — one that is built on innovative technology, fueled by market-moving insights and driven by forward thinking.
We provide our employees with the resources and opportunities they need to chart a career of achievement, growth and endless possibilities.
Our People Lead with Integrity, take ownership, strive to fuel client success, consistently deliver value and collaborate to play as a team to innovate at the highest level

The Team

Nasdaq is looking for a Commissions Specialist to join the Commissions team within the growing Capital Access Platforms team, supporting its Corporate Platforms and Listings businesses. Our Corporate Platforms business serves corporate clients, including both companies listed on our exchanges and private companies. We help organizations enhance their ability to understand and expand their global shareholder base and improve corporate governance through our suite of advanced technology, analytics, and consultative services. Our Listing Services business includes our U.S. and European Listing Services businesses. We operate a variety of listing platforms around the world to provide multiple global capital raising solutions for private and public companies.

This role will provide financial operation and business support to the Corporate Platforms and Listings Sales organizations. The role will primarily be focused on commissions support and reporting.

A typical day will include

  • Effectively interpret, apply and communicate Commission plan rules to both frontline Sales staff and Sales management
  • Validate transactional accuracy of Sales on an ongoing basis in various financial reporting systems, including Sales transaction participant and credit assignments. Administer the scheduled calculation and payment of sales incentive compensation for all commissionable employees
  • Communicate effectively and consistently with all relevant Stakeholders regarding Commissions
  • Assist in both monthly close and forecast analysis, data consolidation, and report preparation
  • Collaborate with business partners to deliver accurate and timely results, including relevant variance explanations
  • Act as a contact point for queries from business management
  • Perform ad-hoc reporting and analysis as needed to support business decisions
  • Execute activities consistent with established regulatory and internal Compliance Policies & Procedures
  • Identify enhancements to process and system limitations to improve the efficiency of Commission workflow
  • Provide end-to-end commission processing for assigned geographies/business units in accordance with Nasdaq’s Corporate Platforms sales compensation policies

You will need to demonstrate skills/experience in

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree required. Advanced coursework, degree or professional certificate preferred (e.g., MBA, CPA)
  • 5+ years' experience in accounting or finance, preferably in a Sales Finance or Commission-related role
  • Experience in financial analysis, financial modeling, sales forecasting, and management reporting
  • Familiarity with monthly close process and experience with variance analysis
  • Strong knowledge of MS Excel: ability to create and manipulate pivot tables and formulas.
  • Strong analytical, quantitative, and problem-solving skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Commitment to delivering high-quality, responsive customer service
  • Ability to perform duties consistent with established policies and perform with a sense of urgency in order to meet aggressive deadlines
  • Extremely detailed-oriented with ability to self-motivate and work independently
  • Good organizational skills and ability to understand customer workflow and priorities

And it would be great if you also have experience in

  • Ability to adapt to multiple Financial and CRM systems: Knowledge preferred in, Apttus, Workday and OneStream

Come as You Are

Nasdaq is an equal opportunity employer. We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of age, color, disability, national origin, ancestry, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

What We Offer

We’re proud to offer a competitive rewards package that is meaningful, recognizes the unique needs of our employees and their families and incentivizes employees for their contribution to Nasdaq’s overall success.

In addition to base salary, Nasdaq offers significant other compensation (annual bonus/commissions and equity), benefits, and opportunity for growth. Exact compensation may vary based on several job-related factors that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to: skill set, experience, education/training, business needs and market demands.

Nasdaq’s programs and rewards are intended to allow our employees to:

  • Secure Wealth: 401(k) program with 6% employer match, Employee Stock Purchase Program with 15% discount, Student loan repayment program up to $10k, Company paid life and disability plans, Generous paid time off
  • Prioritize Health: Comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage, Health spending account with employer contribution, Paid flex days to support mental wellbeing, Gym membership discounts
  • Care for Family: Hybrid home/office schedule (for most positions), Paid parental leave, Fertility benefits, Paid bereavement leave
  • Connect with Community: Company gift matching program, Employee resource groups, Paid volunteer days
  • Grow Career: Education Assistance Program, Robust job skills training and Professional development opportunities

For more information, visit Nasdaq Benefits & Rewards Career page.