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Ryder System Sr. Accountant - REMOTE in St Thomas, Virgin Islands

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Essential Functions

  • Validate/audit commission data for accuracy, completeness, and consistency as well as cross auditing of team members

  • Calculate monthly sales commission for US and Canada sales employees within specified deadlines (100+ employees)

  • Submit commission results to the Payroll team, adhering to payroll deadlines for each salary type.

  • Investigate and resolve any commission calculation discrepancies

  • Work closely with the sales team and sales leadership to review complex incentive calculations

  • Work with other business partners and departments such as, Payroll, Compensation, Human Resources, Finance, other

  • Assist with commission statement reconciliation and audits to validate commission and bonus calculations and payments

  • Prepare and input month-end journals in Workday.

  • Reconcile the accrued commissions account.

  • Update the commission’s system with changes to the sales team (new hires, terminations, and job changes).

  • Work closely with the IT Support team to implement and test commission plan changes.

  • Participate in or lead commission related special projects; Projects may include, but are not limited to, testing system upgrades/enhancements, commission analysis, developing ad hoc reports, and process improvement initiatives


Skills and Abilities

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (used on a daily basis)

  • Ability to create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors, executives)

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team

  • Flexibility to operate and self-driven to excel in a fast-paced environment

  • Capable of multi-tasking, highly organized, with excellent time management skills

  • Detail oriented with excellent follow-up practices

  • Advanced skills in Excel (pivot tables required)

  • Must enjoy and be good at working with numbers and complex calculations


  • Bachelor's degree required in Accounting or Finance

  • Three (3) years or more General Accounting and/or Finance experience preferred

  • Experience with commission calculations required

  • Experience with the Varicent Incentive Compensation Management (ICM) system preferred

Applicants from Colorado:

Salary is determined based on internal equity; internal salary ranges; market

data/ranges; applicant’s skills; prior relevant experience; certain degrees or

certifications, etc. The salary for this position ranges from $53K to $70K.

Ryder offers comprehensive health and welfare benefits, to include medical,

prescription, dental, vision, life insurance and disability insurance options, as well as paid time off for vacation, illness, bereavement, family and parental leave, and a tax advantaged 401(k) retirement savings plan.

Job Category: Accounting

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