Company Description

Shopify is now permanently remote and working towards a future that is digital by design. Learn more about what this can mean for you.

Shopify is the leading omni-channel commerce platform. Merchants use Shopify to design, set up, and manage their stores across multiple sales channels, including mobile, web, social media, marketplaces, brick-and-mortar locations, and pop-up shops. The platform also provides merchants with a powerful back-office and a single view of their business, from payments to shipping. The Shopify platform was engineered for reliability and scale, making enterprise-level technology available to businesses of all sizes. Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, Shopify currently powers over 1,000,000 businesses in approximately 175 countries and is trusted by brands such as Allbirds, Gymshark, PepsiCo, Staples, and many more.

Job Description

Here at Shopify, we are a pay-for-impact company. We place a high value on an employee's impact and performance when determining compensation. Although we value frameworks, we aren't confined to them. Our strategy is to collaborate with talent acquisition, the talent team and business leaders to reward those that embody Shopify's core values.

As a Sales Compensation Analyst, you will be part of our Total Rewards team, contributing to the development of plan design, and tools. Most importantly, you will be a critical part of ensuring successful delivery of compensation programs in support of our overall rewards strategy. At Shopify you won't hear ?because that's just how we do it?, which means you will be constantly changing and evolving ideas, looking for the best way to build for the future.


  • Assist in the design, review and implementation of sales incentive compensation programs that are innovative and cutting edge

Be a valued and trusted partner to Sales, Finance, Sales Operations and Talent teams, in developing our rewards frameworks

Dive into market data to assist in ensuring that our salary planning, review cycles, comp ranges and equity strategy are aligned to our goals and company strategies

Be a day-to-day contact with Sales for questions relating to program administration and payment calculations

Support global cyclical processes as part of our sales incentive and accrual processes

Perform audits of all data sources to confirm accuracy and functionality of system/process

Understand data models, related objects and sales order processes within Salesforce to be able to analyze gaps and implement processes based on existing functionality.


  • Familiarity with global compensation complexity

A willingness to think outside the box

Be well versed in data analysis and data trends

Be nimble enough to pivot when necessary

A master at crunching numbers to identify trends and make data informed decisions

Strong Excel and/or Google Sheets skills. You can model and forecast like a pro

Experience simplifying the complex

Experience with ICM tools

  • Experience in salesforce CRM tool an asset

Bonus experience:

Experience with sales compensation plans for SaaS companies

Familiarity with G suite tools

Familiarity with Varicent ICM tool

Experience with accrual and quota forecasting

Familiarity with Workday

Additional Information

This posting will close on Monday, April 19, 2021. We know that applying to a new role takes a lot of work and we truly value your time. We look forward to reading your application!

At Shopify, we are committed to building and fostering an environment where our employees feel included, valued, and heard. Our belief is that a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion enables us to truly make commerce better for everyone. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities and/or people with intersectional identities. Please take a look at our 2019 Sustainability Report to learn more about Shopify's commitments.

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Toronto, ON, Canada

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