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Variable Compensation Analyst

Req id:  5980

Waterloo, ON, CA



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 




The Variable Compensation Analyst will be assisting the Finance and Variable Compensation teams in the accurate calculation, preparation, and communication of variable compensation/performance results for worldwide business units. Reporting to the Manager, Variable Compensation, this person will be responsible for performing variable compensation calculations and analysis of variable compensation accounts. The Variable Compensation Analyst may be called upon to work on special projects throughout the year and will contribute to the overall team success by participating in the High-Performance Team model (HPT).


You are great at:

  • Preparation and submission of monthly incentives and bonus calculation files
  • Data analysis, audits, and review of system setups
  • Provide triage support for the shared inquiry mailbox
  • Respond to inquiries from plan participants and business stakeholders with a focus on excellent customer service
  • Perform staff activities including administrative tasks as assigned
  • Work on special projects such as process improvements, data analysis/compilation, presentations, report building
  • Perform in a challenging and extremely fast-paced environment, while being able to change direction when circumstances change


What it takes:


  • **New grads welcome**
  • BA or BS Degree in accounting, economics, finance, mathematics, science, statistics, or other quantitative subjects
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel (Advanced), Salesforce.com and technically savvy in other data systems an asset
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, and the ability to collaborate with a variety of people and job functions
  • High attention to detail, a commitment to quality, and a results-driven and customer-focused mindset
  • 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.
  • Self-starter who will take the initiative to learn the various processes from start to finish.



At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sex, age, veteran status or sexual orientation. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process please email accommodationrequests@opentext.com. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws including but not limited to: Family and Medical Leave Act (FLMA)Equal Employment Opportunity  and Employee Polygraph Protection Act


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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