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Sr. Financial Analyst

Req id:  6232

Boston, MA, US




Together Carbonite and Webroot form the SMB and Consumer Division of OpenText. The mission of our joint offering is to make cyber resilience simple, reliable and accessible in the connected world. We foster a thriving, dynamic environment rich with inventive minds and entrepreneurial spirit and our employees are empowered and encouraged to build their careers at OpenText.



The Role

As a key member of the FP&A organization, the person in this role will partner with our Chief Marketing Officer and her staff to ensure efficient/effective marketing spending.  The ideal candidate has experience in leveraging subscription metrics (LTV / CAC / Payback Periods) to assist business partners in making informed investment decisions.  This role will also support constituents within Marketing to develop Budgets, Forecasts, Reporting, Analyses, Metrics, Financial Models, and Processes to drive financial transparency. 


The Senior Financial Analyst will draw heavily on their financial modeling and system skills to provide financial insights to help drive financial decision making that yields maximum, long term value for the business.  The ideal candidate is a well-rounded performer who thrives in a fast-paced and demanding environment, embraces a collaborative work style and possesses a clear customer and operations focus, with a passion for business support. If you are a change agent, thought leader, and builder, this is a great role for you!


Specific Responsibilities

  • Implement/Maintain subscription metrics (LTV /  CAC / Payback Periods)
  • Work with the Marketing Team to help them budget, forecast, and track marketing spend
  • Build and manage a Marketing Expense Cube to be able to allocate spend to specific products or routes to market
  • Contribute to the Operating Plan, Budget, and Monthly forecast processes in key functions of the business, including the aggregation of necessary data, development of supporting models, coordination with Business Leaders to determine assumptions, and completion of key metrics, reporting, and benchmarks.
  • Support core processes regarding monthly results and quarterly earnings. Analyze financial and operational data; develop and deliver reports to business segments.
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis to support various business initiatives and special projects.


Success Factors


What will make you successful at Opentext:

  • A track record of good judgment and decision-making in positions with significant responsibility
  • Highly autonomous and able to independently identify high-value projects and drive them to completion
  • Demonstrated leadership capability in cross-functional team environments
  • High degree of comfort with complex technical environments
  • Having and being able to articulate/defend an informed opinion on important topics
  • Improvements to key systems.


Skills, Experience and Characteristics

  • 4-6 years of progressive experience in a corporate Finance role for a global public company. Technology (SaaS) industry experience is preferred.
  • BS in Finance or Accounting. MBA is a plus.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong customer focus with the demonstrated ability to build long-term relationships.
  • Proven accomplishments in process improvement and financial systems implementation.
  • Strong ability to breakdown and understand financial results and effectively handle multiple deliverables in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.
  • Exceptional computer skills with a range of relevant financial software packages and expert excel skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including a proven ability to work comfortably with senior executives.
  • High degree of initiative and results-oriented. Eager to adapt to and drive change.




At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

Explore your career and your potential. Become an OpenText Voyager.

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