Junior Compensation Support Analyst in Northlake, IL at Empire Today

Date Posted: 9/15/2021

Opportunity Snapshot

Opportunity Description

Position Summary

The Jr. Compensation Support Analyst serves as the liaison on financial inquiries related to Sales Contractor commission structure and payments. This individual will analyze the root cause for commission payment discrepancies brought forward by our internal customers (Sales Contractors) and determine the appropriate action to bring resolution. This position reports to the Sales Administration Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage Sales Contractor commission payment discrepancies brought forward by Sales Contractors through data analysis.
  • Communicate commission structure calculation methods and justifications in a simple, understandable manner to Sales Contractors via phone and/or email within 24 hours of an initial inquiry.
  • Act as a liaison between Sales Contractors and various departments within the company to gather data needed to understand and support/change commission payments made.
  • Empowered to make immediate decisions to adjust commission payments if the factual analysis supports that action. Implement commission adjustments through the Compensation Management System.
  • Assist in processing of sales bonus programs
  • Develop and document systems to track resulting findings from Sales Contractor inquiries about commission payments and communicate with appropriate departments to help prevent future recurrences.
  • Develop and prepare weekly adjustment reports using the Compensation Management system.
  • Perform quality assurance on product pricing on a regular basis.
  • Perform qualify assurance on order entry and installations and report monthly.
  • Miscellaneous projects when needed
  • Other duties as requested or assigned

Knowledge and Skill Required

  • This position requires a Bachelor s Degree in a financial or accounting field and 0-1 years of experience with focus on development and implementation of analysis strategies, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Computer skills; MS Word, Excel (Advanced), Outlook; strong verbal and written communication skills; detail oriented; strong ability to communicate
  • Handle conflict in a professional and personable manner; excellent mathematical and problem-solving ability; excellent organization skills; team player; good listening skills; and ability to set priorities and meet deadlines with excellent follow up and research skills


Employees are eligible for numerous benefits including:

  • Quick enrollment into our benefit plans. Eligibility is first of the month following just two weeks of employment.
  • A premium 401K Investment Plan, with the company matching your amount invested dollar for dollar up to 4% with no vesting. Find another Company that can beat that!
  • Medical Insurance with several plan options and a Health Savings Account to meet you and your family s health needs.
  • Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Dental Insurance Twice a year visits at no cost.
  • Vision Insurance with materials coverage
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical & Dependent Care
  • Wellness Program A best in class program offering substantial awards payable right on your paycheck
  • Basic Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Short Term Disability Coverage
  • Long Term Disability Coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays including Floating Holidays
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) that grows with years of service
  • Empire Perks An employee discount purchasing program offering you great savings on the things you want.

The company conducts a background check and drug screen for all new hires.


Empire Today has been a leading provider of installed home improvements for 60 years. Empire offers the largest in-stock selection of flooring in the United States. Convenience, quality, and selection make Empire stand out. With Empire Today, homeowners and business customers can get quality Carpet, Hardwood, Laminate, Tile, Vinyl Flooring, and Window Treatments from top brands they know and trust. And because Empire warehouses thousands of products, customers can get the right product, professionally installed when they need it, as soon as the next day.

Empire was founded in 1959 and provides service to more than 70 metropolitan areas in the United States. With more than three million satisfied customers, Empire Today is dedicated to its mission of Making Beautiful New Floors Easy.

Empire Today is an equal opportunity employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills.

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