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Lead Financial Analyst

Req id:  2757

Richmond Hill, ON, CA, L4B 4N8


As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 


The Opportunity:


The Lead Financial Analyst, FP&A (Financial Planning & Analysis), is responsible for providing direct support to the FP&A organization, being a key financial partner and adding value to the business. 
This position has solid line reporting to the VP, FP&A Business Support, and the individual will be a financial advisor and act as a key interface with Marketing’s Global Demand Generation team.  The position requires an individual with a high degree of autonomy, a broad understanding of the business and a solid financial acumen. Strong communication skills and the ability to prioritize input from multiple sources are a must.


What You Are Great At:


•    Business partnership with VP Demand Generation in support of their team’s initiatives
•    Developing reportable metrics to evaluate the performance of the company’s global marketing programs
•    Serving as a Subject Matter Expert for understanding and evaluating the financial metrics associated with campaigns and identifying efficiencies and improving program performance
•    Liaising with various organizations including Marketing, Sales, Revenue Operations and Finance
•    Building relationships with leaders to build improved processes for financial analysis and metrics
•    Understanding and explaining variance drivers within the business unit
•    Performing ad hoc analysis as requested


What It Takes:


•    8+ years of finance experience
•    Experience supporting a marketing organization’s performance analytics for campaign management is strongly preferred
•    High tech, Internet or Computer industry experience preferred
•    Strong analytical skills: able to clearly link financial results to operational performance drivers, generate alternatives and minimize financial risks
•    Proven capability in financial and accounting procedures, such as budgets, or P&L statements
•    Self-starter working under minimal supervision with cross functional teams to drive stated goals
•    Expert skills in using tools necessary to build dynamic modeling
•    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills at all levels within company, including Senior Management
•    Experience with financial systems/applications (i.e.: SAP, OLAP, Business Objects, other data extraction tools), proficiency in Excel skills in data compilation and aggregation, including pivot tables, v-lookup & Macros
•    Ability to prioritize multiple deliverables and execute tasks with short lead times



At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sex, age, veteran status or sexual orientation. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process please email accommodationrequests@opentext.com. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws including but not limited to: Family and Medical Leave Act (FLMA)Equal Employment Opportunity  and Employee Polygraph Protection Act


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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