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Director, Reporting & Enablement S2P

Req id:  7632

Waterloo, ON, CA



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:


Reporting to the Senior Director, Procurement Operations, the Director, Enablement S2P is responsible for providing direct support and delivering through improvement projects enhancements to the Source to Pay functions.


This individual will have oversite for the projects and enablement of process improvements for a global Procurement and Accounts Payable operations.  They will be a strategic advisor to the S2P leadership and act as a key interface with the transformation group. This position requires an individual with a high degree of autonomy and a broad understanding of the business and finance.  An experienced people and project leader with strong communication skills and the ability to prioritize input from multiple sources.  The successful candidate is constantly seeking the best solutions and implementing them in an effective and cost-effective way.


What it Takes:


  • Accountable to develop, recommend, implement, and continuously assess OpenText’s S2P policies, processes, and systems including those from acquired companies to deliver on improvements of the Procurement and Accounts Payables strategy.
  • Provide day to day leadership for the team, including hiring, performance appraisals, goal setting and compensation reviews as well as leadership and coaching
  • Accountable to lead a team and deliver best in class governance, reporting and analytic capabilities to support your peers, leader and executives in enabling effective business decisions
  • Lead reporting cycles, including forecasting, reviews, metrics and corporate reporting
  • Build relationships and liaise with key stakeholders to improve processes for reporting and continuous improvement (Accounting, IT, Category Managers and Audit)
  • Responsible for maintaining SOX documentation and effectively communicating necessary updates
  • Accountable to deliver on all projects to improve relevant SOX controls and governance resulting in S2P process improvements
  • Partner with senior leaders on improving Procurement and AP metrics, report and track ELT KPI’S through accurate and effective reporting and analytics
  • Accountable to deliver on complex audit requirements, internal and external reporting and reviews with all key stakeholders
  • Identify risks and opportunities during each quarter and work with functional leads to mitigate risks and capitalize on opportunities
  • Understand and explain variance drivers within the function (SLA)
  • Assist with M&A activities and perform ad hoc analysis as needed


You Are Great At:


  • 15+ years’ experience in a similar role, preferably in a global software services/high tech environment
  • Strong analytical skills: able to clearly link results to operational performance drivers, generate alternatives and minimize financial risks
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and change management skills, with all levels, internal and external
  • Excellent working knowledge on accounting principles, compliance and SOX controls
  • Experience working with Senior Level Management
  • Self-starter working under minimal supervision with cross functional teams to drive stated goals
  • Demonstrated ability to drive a culture of accuracy and efficiency in a continuously changing environment.
  • Expert skills in using tools necessary to build dynamic modeling
  • Experience with financial systems/applications (i.e.: SAP, other data extraction tools), proficiency in Excel skills in data compilation and aggregation, including pivot tables, v-lookup & Macros.
  • Proficiency in PowerPoint
  • Ability to prioritize multiple deliverables and execute tasks with short lead times


  • College/University BA, Business, Accounting, Economics or Finance
  • Completion in Accounting Designation program is an asset







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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