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Sales Compensation Analyst - 6 Month Contract

Function: Finance
Location: Mississauga, ON SDO 1, Mississauga, Ontario CA
Date posted: 9/10/2019 12:06:25 PM
Type: Full-time
Permanent / Contract: Temporary
Job number: 1101181

Staples Business Advantage is the leading business supplier in Canada, providing customers with a complete assortment of products and services, including office supplies, technology products, facility solutions, furniture, and business services. As the business-to-business division of Staples, Staples Business Advantage works with companies of 20 or more employees to develop customized programs and to provide dedicated account management to meet the needs of any business. Staples Business Advantage Canada is headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario with eight distribution centres across Canada. The company employs over 1,500 associates and leverages over 170 delivery vehicles. Staples Business Advantage works in partnership with the Staples Business Advantage Contract division in the US and internationally to provide common programs for our international customer base.

Staples Business Advantage provides many advantages for all business sizes: a customizable online ordering system, excellent customer care, easy-to-browse catalogues, next day delivery capabilities and a dedicated sales organization to meet the needs of every type of business.

We offer competitive wages along with a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, vacation, sick pay, company RRSP/DPSP, and much more.

Purpose of Job
The Sales Compensation Analyst is responsible for assisting with the operational, reporting and data analysis aspects as well as coordinating elements of the sales compensation system.  The individual will work with Sales Managers in determining monthly quota transfers and adjustments. Drives process improvements through streamlining and automation as well as maximizing excel functionality wherever possible. The position reports to the Compensation Manager and is located in Mississauga.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
  • Coordinate all aspects of the sales compensation plan including reporting, analysis, and use of PC-based associated tools
  • Assist in territory analysis and reporting including quota administration, geographical coverage analysis and market segmentation analysis
  • General sales reporting and data management as necessary using internal data warehouse applications
  • Analyzes Sales Comp Plan Effectiveness.  Suggests revisions to the compensation plan or procedures based on a strong knowledge of business goals. 
  • Act as key point person for reps with regards to quota analysis, and the impact of the plan to individuals
  • Design and create tools and processes necessary to support Sales Compensation programs
  • Support annual Sales plan design/renewal process
  • Participates as an effective and contributing member of the National Sales and Marketing team. 

Primary contacts for this role

  • Interacts regularly at the Management level, both nationally and regionally,
  • Coordinates and partners with sales organization to drive initiatives


Knowledge / Skill Requirements 

  • Business and financial acumen. 
  • Above average excel skills and overall computer proficiency.
  • Ability to be innovative, pro-active and solutions oriented.

Recommended Qualifications


  • 3-5 years in a Sales compensation analyst role, including the design, administration, data analysis and compensation administration


  • University Degree or College Diploma, accounting/finance background an asset

Staples is committed to providing accommodation to people with disabilities throughout the job application and interview process to the point of undue hardship. If you require an accommodation during the application or interview process, please contact a Customer Care Representative at 1-866-782-7537.

Staples is an equal opportunity employer and an accommodation will be provided during the hiring process if requested.

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