Senior Commissions Analyst

Yext, San Francisco, CA

We put business on the map

The customer journey starts with a question. And consumers expect answers. Yext puts businesses in control of their facts online with brand-verified answers in search. By serving accurate, consistent, brand-verified answers to consumer questions, Yext delivers authoritative information straight from the source — the business itself — no matter where or how customers are searching. Taco Bell, Marriott, Jaguar Land Rover, and businesses around the globe use the Yext platform to capture consumer intent and drive digital discovery, engagement, and revenue — all from a single source of truth. Yext’s mission is to provide perfect answers everywhere.

Yext is seeking an experienced commissions professional to join our growing team. The Senior Commissions Analyst will be responsible for helping maintain and operate the Company's sales incentive function, processes, and systems including review of various commissions plans, commissions and other incentive payout calculations. The Senior Commissions Analyst will work closely with Sales, Finance, HR, and (Internal/External) Audit teams. Reporting to the Director of Commissions, the role will be a true partner to the organization with an approach of working to add value to the company.


  • Maintain, operate, and update commissions system and processes on a daily basis
  • Calculate, process, and support commissions and related transactions
  • Assist in preparing and validating calculations for commissions including other incentive earnings
  • Ensure commissions calculations are prepared accurately and on time for the sales teams in line with current compensation plans
  • Ensure the commissions cycle transactions are processed accurately and timely
  • Work with Sales, Sales Operations, HR, and Director of Commissions to develop processes for the timely reporting, review, and recording of incentive variable earnings including processing of new hires, promotions, and other commissions related changes
  • Ensure compliance with internal policies and controls as well as compliance with external laws and regulatory guidance including SOX
  • Proper coding of commissions to ensure the expense is reconciled to the accounting system
  • Assist in the implementation of the Yext Compensation Policies and Plans
  • Assist with the rollout, implementation, and management of the commissions system
  • Provide monthly commissions analysis and reports on various commissions related metrics
  • Handle commissions process and system training for new hires
  • Work closely with sales reps teams to address inquiries and resolve commissions issues
  • Assist with projects as assigned by management

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS Degree, Accounting or Finance a plus
  • 5+ years of progressive commissions experience, SAAS company preferred
  • Knowledge of ASC 606 and SOX
  • Knowledge of Analytics and Reporting
  • Experience with spreadsheets (Google Sheets, Excel)
  • Experience with major CRM systems (Salesforce, MS Dynamics)
  • Experience with major ERP systems (ADP, Workday, Netsuite)
  • Experience with major Sales Performance Management systems (Xactly, Callidus)
  • Demonstrated ability to roll up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on capacity
  • Some travel may be required 

Compensation, Benefits & Perks

Yext offers the following exceptional benefits: competitive compensation, 401k, unlimited snacks, daily meal allowance, flexible hours/paid time off, and excellent health/dental/vision insurance. We treat our employees well and offer tremendous growth opportunities. Challenging work pushes our people to be creative in a casual environment that is caring, fun, and collaborative. We believe that when you have smart, happy people working together you can produce something special.


Yext has been named a Best Place to Work by Fortune and Great Place to Work®, as well as a Best Workplace for Women. Yext is headquartered in New York City with offices in Amsterdam, Berlin, Chicago, Dallas, Geneva, London, Miami, Milan, Paris, San Francisco, Shanghai, Tokyo and the Washington, D.C. area.

Yext is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, genetics, sex, pregnancy or childbirth, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity or nonbinary or nonconformity and/or status as a trans individual), age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, marital, parental and/or familial status, past, current or prospective service in the uniformed services, or any characteristic protected under applicable law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.


About Yext

Yext puts business on the map. Yext is defining a new category called digital knowledge management, which helps businesses manage all of the public facts that they want consumers to know across the digital ecosystem. The Yext Knowledge Engine™ lets companies manage their digital knowledge in the cloud and sync it to over 100 services in the PowerListings® Network. Yext Listings, Pages, and Reviews help businesses around the globe facilitate face-to-face interactions that boost brand awareness, drive foot traffic, and increase sales.

Want to learn more about Yext? Visit Yext's website.