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Compensation Specialist at Logikcull
San Francisco, CA, US
Why we do what we do:
Logikcull’s mission is to democratize discovery. And make no mistake, our mission is hard! The costs and risks associated with complex data projects like e-discovery, responding to FOIA requests, and conducting internal investigations are skyrocketing as the amount of data increases. Logikcull is transforming these processes so they can be done in minutes, not days -- by anyone, anywhere. As a result, our customers -- solo attorneys to massive law firms, Fortune 500 companies to leading non-profits -- can find and use important information quickly so they can focus on their important work, whether it’s pursuing a better democracy or saving the Earth.  
 
Who we are:
Based in San Francisco, Logikcull is the leading provider of legal intelligence solutions. Its secure cloud-based platform is trusted by hundreds of organizations, including the US Government, Fortune 500 and Am Law 200, who use it to efficiently solve the complex data challenges associated with electronic discovery, internal investigations, subpoena response, FOIA, claims processing and more. Founded in 2004 by CEO Andy Wilson and CTO Sheng Yang, it is dedicated to building powerfully simple software that its customers can use from anywhere on any device at any time, with minimal training. Its customers include the City of New York and Salesforce.com.
 
What we need:
We need an outstanding, A+ Compensation Specialist who knows that employee compensation is incredibly personal, and must be correct TTP (“to the penny”) every time, rain or shine. The Compensation Specialist will be primarily responsible for analysis & administration of our Variable Incentive Compensation Plans. You’ll report to the VP of Finance, build relationships with employees around the company, and develop and maintain our variable compensation incentive system to ensure the accuracy and optimization of our variable compensation calculations and reporting. They will perform standard and ad hoc analyses to design and assess the effectiveness of the variable compensation programs, and support the preparation of monthly and quarterly executive dashboards on key performance, pay, and commission cost drivers.

What you'll be doing:

    • Administer payroll for all permanent US exempt and non-exempt employees
    • Drive and improve the commission process to ensure timely commission payouts
    • Administer MBO, quarterly commission bonus, and SPIFF payouts
    • Reconcile Salesforce bookings with NetSuite financials to ensure accurate compensation from various data sources
    • Prepare and send out monthly or quarterly commission statements to all employees with incentive compensation plans
    • Provide ongoing support on commission issues as they arise
    • Analyze and prepare quarterly sales performance reports for FP&A and Sales Operations
    • Partner with Sales Operations to maintain and deploy worldwide yearly compensation plans
    • Ensure timely electronic distribution and acceptance of yearly comp plans, policy, and quarterly sales certification letters
    • Be a subject matter expert for our incentive compensation planning cycles
    • Recommend and document best practice processes & improve manual processes
    • Use Netsuite to collect banking information for direct deposit setup and initiate deposits on paydays
    • Familiarize yourself and keep current with the taxation of salaries, benefits, and other factors
    • Process and monitor garnishment orders and other issues that impact payroll specifications
    • Maintain and document all payroll records
    • Conduct semi-annual audits of all payroll records
    • Reconcile general ledger with regard to payroll transactions
    • Respond to employee inquiries regarding payroll issues or concerns

What will help make you successful:

    • A commitment to excellence, an ‘anything is possible’ attitude, and a strong bias to action
    • 3+ years of payroll experience with expertise in sales commission compensation
    • Knowledgeable in sales compensation process and analysis
    • Advanced Excel skills (ie. advanced formulas, macros, & pivot tables: do you prefer VLOOKUP or INDEX/MATCH and why?)
    • Strong problem solving and analytical skills with minimum direction
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Able to handle multiple responsibilities at one time and meet deadlines under pressure
    • Detail oriented with excellent organizational and time management skills
    • Salesforce.com experience required NetSuite experience a strong plus
    • BS/BA Degree or equivalent, preferably with a strong analytical background
    • Attention to detail and ability to multitask are critical
    • Comfortable operating in a fast paced, growth stage start-up
    • Integrity and discretion with highly sensitive compensation information
    • Sound judgment