Commissions Analyst

Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Regular Full-Time


ERT is a global data and technology company that minimizes uncertainty and risk in clinical trials so that our customers can move ahead with confidence. With more than 40 years of clinical and therapeutic experience, ERT balances knowledge of what works with a vision for what’s next, so we can adapt without compromising standards.


Powered by the company’s Expert technology platform, ERT’s solutions enhance trial oversight, enable site optimization, increase patient engagement, and measure the efficacy of new clinical treatments while ensuring patient safety. Over the past three years, more than half of all FDA drug approvals came from ERT-supported studies. Pharma companies, biotechs, and CROs have relied on ERT solutions in 9,500+ studies spanning three million patients to date. By identifying trial risks before they become problems, ERT enables customers to bring clinical treatments to patients quickly – and with confidence.


Our Philadelphia office is currently seeking a Commissions Analyst.  The Commissions Analyst will be responsible for calculating commission/incentive award payments for business development personnel based on commission plan provisions. Assist management in the development of sales commission and incentive programs through model development and expense analysis and forecasting. 





  • Calculate commission/incentive award payments based on plan provisions.
  • Prepare commission payment reports for business development representatives.
  • Review commission payment reports for accuracy and to resolve commission/incentive reconciliation issues.
  • Resolves reconciliation payment issues as required by issue identification.
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of the organization's compensation plans to ensure payments are accurate and in compliance.
  • Record monthly calculated commissions for the general ledger.
  • Maintain the sales organizational hierarchy, and make necessary system changes to support commission payment administration for new hires, terminations, or compensation plan changes.
  • Perform support needed for development, implementation, communication and administration of sales commissions or incentive programs, plans and quotas.
  • Maintain and/or audit revenue data needed to calculate and track payment details.
  • Analyze sales performance results, prepare commission reports/dashboards to sales and/or finance management. 
  • Synthesize large amounts of data into concise, actionable messaging and reporting.
  • Uses spreadsheets, databases and/or ERP systems to gather data necessary for payment calculation.
  • Perform cost analysis or modeling of alternative commission/incentive plan design or quota levels.


  • Incorporate industry learnings and best practices into standard operation procedures.
  • Provide general day-to-day support of sales staff and management related to commission payment administration.
  • Proactively monitor sales data in order to identify trends, anomalies, and other insights.


The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description represent the major responsibilities of the position.  Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned, as required.  ERT reserves the right to amend or change this job description to meet the needs of ERT.  This job description and any attachments do not constitute or represent a contract.



  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in finance, mathematics or accounting (a Master’s degree is a plus).
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience, preferably working with sales commissions for a minimum of 2 years.
  • experience.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Robust analytical skills, both quantitative and qualitative, with the ability to interpret and synthesize financial data and present in an accurate, concise, digestible and actionable manner.
  • 2+ years of experience working in an advisory capacity to senior management



The Department Head has the discretion to hire personnel with a combination of experience and education, which may vary from the above listed qualifications.


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