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Senior Variable Compensation Analyst

Req id:  6288

Waterloo, ON, CA




Together Carbonite and Webroot form the SMB and Consumer Division of OpenText. The mission of our joint offering is to make cyber resilience simple, reliable and accessible in the connected world. We foster a thriving, dynamic environment rich with inventive minds and entrepreneurial spirit and our employees are empowered and encouraged to build their careers at OpenText.



The Senior Variable Compensation Analyst will be focused both on the daily/monthly/quarterly VC activities of accurate calculation, preparation, and communication of variable compensation/performance results, as well as analysis, advanced systems knowledge and management support in process improvements and projects. This key role will be instrumental in understanding both the daily activities and how to streamline or improve them.  The Senior Variable Compensation Analyst will contribute to the overall team success by participating in the High-Performance Team model (HPT).


You are great at:

  • Performing complex calculations and/or analysis for variable compensation payments and performance measures & reporting.
  • Keeping the company in compliance with existing and proposed statutory requirements governing compensation. Including, Quality Assurance reviews, analysis and audit/SOX compliance tasks.
  • Develop, maintain, and update systems and processes critical to the reporting and tracking of compensation or sales team metrics (Xactly, Salesfroce.com, and other related systems)
  • Respond to inquiries and escalations from VC Plan Members in a timely and professional manner, including partnering with other VC team members or business partners to resolve issues.
  • Work on special projects such as process improvements, data analysis/compilation, presentations and report building.
  • Perform in a challenging, extremely fast paced environment, while being able to adapt rapidly as circumstances change.



What it takes:

  • 5+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree or College diploma in Accounting, Business, Economics, Statistics or another relevant subject.
  • Strong systems proficiency in general, PowerPoint, Excel (intermediate to advanced level); ability to work with large data sets. Experience in Salesforce.com an asset.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, and the ability to collaborate with a variety of people and job functions (front line through executive level).
  • High attention to detail, a commitment to quality, results driven, with a customer focused mindset.
  • Experience working in high-growth, performance focused environments, while administering complex programs.
  • Self-starter who will take the initiate to learn the various process/complete tasks from start to finish.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player to achieve goals and tight deadlines while managing cross functional responsibilities and not sacrificing quality/integrity.



At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

Explore your career and your potential. Become an OpenText Voyager.

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