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Dow Jones Sr. Financial Analyst, Incentive Compensation in PRINCETON, New Jersey

Job Description:

The Sales Incentive team is currently seeking a Sr. Financial Analyst to support the sales incentive process across the organization. The successful candidate will handle, communicate, and monitor sales incentive process for assigned business group(s); in addition, perform analysis which will aid business partners assess the financial impact of their decision making. This position will be located in Princeton NJ.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure sales incentives are handled efficiently and accurately, and in compliance with company incentive programs and policies

  • Learn ins/outs of Xactly, the incentive system

  • Perform data collection, system updates, revenue and goal validation, monthly / quarterly incentive calculation, and payment process in Xactly

  • Analyze and address inquiries from sales organization and individual participant

  • Create routine and ad hoc reports to support business and management needs

  • Assist company accounting team in monthly reconciliations

  • Assist business partners in incentive budget and forecast

  • Additional responsibility as requested

  • Being part of the team, work towards the shared goals

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree with major in finance or other related fields, 3+ years of related financial / accounting experience

  • Understanding of the Sales Performance Management, CRM and Billing systems, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, and internal accounting controls

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, advanced Excel skills are a must

  • Detail oriented and ability to work in a deadline oriented environment

  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal communication and organizational skills

  • Quick learner, adapt to changing process and procedures in a timely manner

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Business Area: FINANCE

Job Category: Finance Group

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Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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Req ID: 28784