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Data Governance and Commission Analyst (Seattle)

Russell Investments

Russell Investments

Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 10, 2024

Business Unit:

Global Distribution Operations

Job Description:

As a Data Governance and Commission Analyst, you will manage and maintain the organization's Go-To-Market (GTM) data governance policies and procedures and administer the US Retail Commission program. Your primary role is to drive strategy, execution, and ongoing oversight of data governance projects and standards that support sales technologies' growth and scalability, including Microsoft Dynamics CRM.

This role targets individuals looking to leverage their experience to grow into a critical central figure within our Global Sales Operations Business Intelligence team and with our internal stakeholders.

You will partner with key organizational stakeholders to develop a deep understanding of business needs, perform analysis, and execute solutions to transform the business through governance processes, technology, and policies.

Salary Range: $68,000 - $73,000

Specific compensation will be based on the candidate’s experience, skills, qualifications, commercial considerations, and other job-related factors permitted by law. At Russell Investments, salary is just one part of our compensation package. Our total rewards approach includes an annual performance bonus (subject to eligibility criteria) and participation in our competitive benefits programs, including healthcare, retirement, vacation, and well-being programs.

The responsibilities of the individual in this position include:

Data Governance Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain the organization's data governance policies and procedures.
  • Help execute the data governance strategy to support the organization's strategic objectives - specifically around self-service
  • Ensure that the organization's data is managed and used in compliance with data privacy and security regulations.
  • Create and maintain a data catalog, documenting the organization's data assets and their use.
  • Develop and enforce data quality standards and best practices.
  • Collaborate with other departments and stakeholders to ensure data is used effectively and efficiently.
  • Implement solutions to improve data quality for all data domains
  • Evaluate and assess upstream solutions to reduce manual ad-hoc data requests flowing regularly into the sales operations inbox
  • Support projects that impact data migration and data governance

Incentive Compensation Administration Responsibilities:

  • Administer the organization's incentive compensation program for the US Retail division
  • Analyze and report on compensation trends and data to help inform decision-making.
  • Manage the process for setting and communicating compensation policies and guidelines.
  • Collaborate with other departments and stakeholders to ensure that compensation programs are consistent and fair across the organization.

The successful candidate will have extensive demonstrable skills and experiences including the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Computer Science, Data Science, Analytics, or a related Information Technology/Engineering discipline
  • Strong knowledge of and work experience with SQL or other querying languages used with relational databases is required
  • Knowledge of technical system requirements and operational processes and procedures in an asset management, management consulting, financial services, or sales organization is a plus
  • Experience with data, data architecture, modeling, trends analysis, and statistics
  • Experience with data integration, system consolidation, data management, and business reporting
  • Experience with CRM platforms such as Microsoft Dynamics
  • Experience with incentive compensation tools such as Xactly, SAP, CaptivateIQ preferred
  • Technical background with strong analytical, quantitative, problem-solving and pattern recognition skills
  • Ability to be an influential member of a highly integrated team composed of both technical and non-technical members
  • Excellent cross-group collaboration skills and the ability to influence stakeholders
  • The ability to understand business questions/pain points and alleviate with supporting data
  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills; high attention to data quality, detail, and accuracy

Equal Employment Opportunity

Russell Investments is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all associates and employment applicants regardless of race, religion, ancestry, creed, color, gender (including gender identity which refers to a person's actual or perceived sex, and includes self-image, appearance, behavior or expression, whether or not different from that traditionally associated with a person's biological sex), age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, past or present unemployment status , or any other characteristic protected by law.