Sales Compensation Analyst/Manager (Part Time Contractor)


Part-Time Position


This job is for a Sales Compensation Analyst/Manager (Part Time Contractor) at Instacart. The role involves supporting the sales compensation team by assisting with the rollout of sales compensation plans, administering day-to-day operations, participating in system testing and enhancements, and providing insights and resolutions across various departments. The preferred contractor schedule is 8 AM - 12 PM PST Monday - Friday, and the hourly billable fee is $50/hour.

What you'll do

  • Assist in the rollout of sales compensations plans and new sales compensation processes including system suggestions/configurations for new plans
  • Assist with administration of all aspects of the day-to-day operations of Xactly, ultimately leading to accurate and timely compensation payments
  • Participate in design and user acceptance testing, and providing feedback and/or best practices for incentive systems integrations and enhancements to current automation
  • Learn, maintain and provide input on changes to multiple systems that could potentially impact Instacart’s ability to process commissions
  • Ability to reason through appropriate application of sales policies to in complex situations as well as being able to propose improvements and enhancements
  • Research and respond to sales team and sales leaders for commission and incentive related issues, questions, or concerns
  • Help calculate the monthly commission accrual, including variance analysis to actual payouts.
  • Collaborate and partner across Sales, Sales Ops, Finance, Human Resources, and Legal to provide insights and resolve issues
  • Assist with compliance initiatives including SOX reporting
  • Ability to use critical thinking to analyze problems and proactively offer solutions
  • Take on any ad hoc projects and process improvement initiatives


  • Mandatory 3+ years of experience working with the Xactly’s Incent application
  • Strong program/project management skills to drive initiatives; capable of taking a concept, building a plan, and running daily tasks to deliver successful outcomes.
  • Analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex sales data, determine trends, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Excellent change management, communication, and presentation skills with the ability to convey complex concepts clearly and concisely.
  • 6+ years of increasing responsibility in a Sales Compensation experience
  • Consulting experience a plus
  • An understanding of the broader go-to-market strategy and how compensation drives sales behavior.
  • Advanced G-sheet or Excel skills including the ability to analyze a large amount of information


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Remote - United States

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xactly’s incent application g-sheet or excel

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