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Title:  Manager, Finance


Research Triangle Park, NC, US, 27709

Requisition ID:  50181


Are you data-driven?  We at NetApp believe in the transformative power of data – to expand customer touchpoints, to foster greater innovation, and to optimize operations.  We are designed for simplicity, optimized to protect, created to embrace future opportunity, and open to enrich choice.  We are the data authority for hybrid cloud, and we are helping our customers realize the full potential of their data.


We’ve built a Data Fabric for a data-driven world – to simplify and integrate data management across the resources that are best for the business.  With the Data Fabric, our customers can harness the power of cloud data services, build cloud infrastructures, and modernize storage through data management.

Job Summary

As Senior Manager, Sales Compensation Finance you are responsible for managing the Sales Compensation Finance function supporting participant management around the world. You will play a key role in operationalizing compensation programs by planning, developing and implementing new and revised global policies and procedures in partnership with Sales Operations and Commission Accounting.  As a Sales Compensation general subject matter expert, you will be a key business partner to Sales Operations, and Sales Leaders advising on compensation design and operational issues.  

Job Requirements
  • Lead and manage individuals who oversee compensation programs, policies, and monthly commissions processing
  • Business partner to the Sales Leadership and Sales Ops team
  • Ability to understand the complexity of the business and how compensation plans influence and drive the desired behavior from the sales team
  • Be the compensation SME for the field.  Participant in the annual comp plan design program and provide input during the design process
  • Ability to lead remote teams
  • Ensure Sales Compensation Finance team is managing comp plan in accordance with NetApp’s Sales Incentive Compensation plan documents and terms and conditions
  • Support the rollout all compensation plans and new sales processes tied to the measurement of the plan and goals
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams on system and process changes to support comp plan changes
  • Drive oversight on monthly commission processing and validation activities
  • Refer commission exceptions requests from field to Sales Operations.  Review and advise Sales Operations on exception request submissions to the Sales Compensation Review Board.  
  • Demonstrate good judgment in solving problems and proposing solutions
  • Ensure compliance with SOX for our compensation documents and programs
Education and Skills
  • A minimum of 15 years of work experience, ideally in Sales Operations, Sales Compensation, Sales Commissions, and/or Finance.
  • A University Degree, or equivalent experience is required
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple critical projects
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with Sales Compensation systems
  • Broad conceptual judgment, initiative, and ability to deal with complex compensation issues
  • Understanding and experience developing compensation program policies and processes


So get ready to tap into the data visionary within, and join us as we accelerate digital transformation and empower our customers to change the world with data!


If you ask a NetApp employee why they work here, the answer is inevitably the same: the people. At NetApp, our culture is at the heart of what we do. We place importance in trust, integrity, teamwork, and caring above all else. NetApp is a place where people are empowered to make a difference. Empowered to innovate. Empowered to collaborate. Empowered to help ourselves and others be data-driven and change the world. We take care of each other, our customers, our partners, and our communities simply because it’s the right thing to do.


We work hard but also recognize the importance of work-life balance for our employees because what’s important to them is important to us!  Recently we implemented Family First, which encourages employees to take paid time off to bond with a new child (through birth or adoption) or to care for a family member with a serious health condition.  Our volunteer time off program is best in class, offering employees 40 hours of paid time off per year to donate their time with their favorite organizations.  We provide comprehensive medical, dental, wellness and vision plans for you and your family.  We offer educational assistance, legal services, and access to discounts and fitness centers. We also offer financial savings programs to help you plan for your future.  


Join us and see what empowerment can do. 



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