Commissions Analyst at Lightspeed POS
Montreal, CA

Lightspeed is looking for a full-time Analyst to administer our Sales Compensation plan. That person will be calculating the sales commissions at the corporate level and be a key contributor in our finance team. This is your chance to join a thriving team and learn a ton about sales.

About Us

Lightspeed powers small and medium-sized businesses in over 100 countries around the world with its cloud-based commerce platform. Its smart, scalable, and dependable all-in-one Point of Sale software system helps restaurants and retailers sell across channels, manage operations, engage with consumers, accept payments, and grow their business. Founded in 2005 with offices in Canada, USA, Europe and Australia, Lightspeed recently completed its initial public offering on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: LSPD). We're passionate about enabling people to do their best work. Come work with us and find out what you can do.

Primary Responsibilities 

  • Create new and existing compensation plans globally (US, Europe and Asia) 
  • Standardize the compensation incentives process across the company
  • Distribute and maintain plans database
  • Measure sales performance on a monthly basis
  • Calculate amounts to process through payroll on a monthly basis
  • Help with the implementation of a new software that improves the compensation process
  • Build relationships with other departments and help create system solutions to accurately record new plans
  • Produce clear, well-structured documentation that supports reporting needs and audit processes
  • Assist in the annual audits by compiling information and analysis, as required by the auditors
  • Ensure the reporting processes and key controls maintain SOX compliance
  • Participation in preparation of consolidated and non-consolidated internal management reports
  • Work on ad hoc projects, such as assessment of new business activities or change of process
  • Assist with special requests from the Executive Team


  • Bachelor's Degree in Commerce, Accounting or Finance
  • Expert level of knowledge in Excel is a must
  • 2 years of experience related to the role
  • Strong analytical skills and organisational skills
  • Detail-oriented, autonomous, and able to take initiative
  • Ability to handle a high volume of changes
  • Excellent English communication skills


  • Experience with Looker & Salesforce
  • Experience with Xactly
  • Knowledge of a sales function in a SaaS company
  • Strong interest in Information Systems Software

What's in It for You?

In addition to the perks you see on the Careers page, you’ll get access to:

  • A beautifully renovated office space in a castle; one of the best development centres in Montreal;
  • An environment that encourages initiatives and leadership;
  • Happy hour every Friday afternoon;
  • Birthday treats every month to celebrate our employees;
  • Social events throughout the year including the legendary annual holiday party;
  • Fun activities with your teammates - be part of the Lightspeed family;
  • Work with highly talented people who are as passionate about their craft as you are!