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States Title is a top 10 title and escrow provider that is intelligently transforming closings by applying machine intelligence to the age-old processes and procedures in the $25B Title and Settlement industry. States Title makes residential real estate simple and efficient, allowing lenders to close more loans, faster, and at a lower cost. 

About the role

The Compensation Specialist is responsible for the timely and accurate process of calculating all company-wide variable compensation programs. This includes creating and updating the compensation platforms, working with various teams to obtain crucial data for calculating final variable compensation. Developing, maintaining, and generating reports and tools for processing. Work to resolve and research inquiries in a timely manner while providing excellent service to leaders and employees. This position requires an innovative thinker who can interface with multiple functions in an effort to implement procedures and controls while maintaining our systems and programs You will have the ability to problem solve through issues to create a new or enhance an existing process to strengthen solutions. The ideal candidate is able to take direction from business leaders and work independently on programs.


  • Calculate variable compensation programs for multiple business channels in accordance to approved compensation plans and internal policies, ensuring variable compensation calculations are done accurately and in a timely manner
  • Assist in developing and maintaining commission programs 
  • Complete recurring & ad hoc manual tasks for processes not systematically automated
  • Maintain and verify accuracy of payments by working cross-functionally to ensure accuracy
  • Work with Payroll on meeting reporting and payroll deadlines
  • Communicate commission changes/corrections in a timely manner to the Payroll team
  • Provide phone, email and system support related to commission questions and issues
  • Interact with associates to explain and assist in the understanding of variable compensation plans and calculations provided to the Commission Team
  • Review monthly compensation payments, confirm commission calculations by reconciling data to source systems
  • Maintain HRIS and compensation system by performing a variety of data inputs and ensuring the accuracy of processes by analyzing data outputs
  • Understand multiple internal divisions of business to research, analyze, and resolve potential issues
  • Perform validation and data quality checks on both system data and compensation calculation results
  • Identify and research inconsistencies to determine root causes and offer proposals for remediation
  • Participate in annual budget reviews by providing commission forecast planning
  • Suggest, implement and test system enhancements as needed
  • Develop processes and procedures to enhance efficiencies and reduce the risk of error
  • Support ad hoc projects and report requests as needed


  • 2+ years of experience in sales compensation, commission calculations, and sales support
  • BA/BS degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or another field that uses quantitative analysis, or equivalent practical experience
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of sales incentive compensation fundamentals
  • Demonstrate proficiency in excel.  
  • Developed project management, written and verbal communications skills
  • Organized, detail-oriented, and able to self-start and multi-task with limited supervision
  • Quick ability to learn new systems and processes in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Attention to detail to ensure accuracy and integrity of commissions
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate both written and verbal and maintain close working relationships with internal clients while acting as liaise between multiple layers of leaders and teams
  • Capable of managing competing priorities with multiple deadlines and multitasking in a fast-paced environment
  • Provide timely research and superior customer service related to commissions inquiries


  • Advanced Excel
  • Commission Administration
  • Compensation Analytics
  • Project Management
  • Detail Oriented
  • Sales Commission Plan Design

 We want the work you do here to be the best work of your life

We believe the most valuable investment we can make - and the greatest boost we can give to your career - is to build an outstanding team of colleagues who are passionate about our mission.

We currently offer the following benefits and will continually evolve them with the goal of efficiently attracting, retaining, and leveraging the very highest quality talent.

  • Our passionate, capable team will always be our #1 benefit
    • We are proud of the team we have built so far, and we are excited about the team we have yet to add
    • Learn something new every day
    • Get more done than you would anywhere else
  • Competitive salaries and stock option grants
  • Top-of-the-line computer equipment
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits for you and your family
  • Paid Time Off
  • A modern, dynamic 401(k) plan
  • Wellness benefits (Health FSA)
  • Commuter benefits (Transit FSA)

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