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Director, FP&A

Req id:  8780

Waterloo, ON, CA Mississauga, ON, CA Richmond Hill, 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. 


We are seeking an experienced finance leader who is a highly strategic financial business partner and brings strong financial acumen and leadership to ensure collective alignment on best path forward.  As a key member of the FP&A leadership team, the person will support our worldwide Sales, partner closely with Sales leadership team and RevOps team, in making informed investment decisions, developing Budgets and Forecasts, providing Reporting and Analysis, and establishing Processes to drive financial accountabilities and transparency. 



  • Support Sales leadership team and Partners & Alliances team with the right information and processes for spend management.  Partner effectively with Revenue Operations to establish clear ownership and accountability for meeting targets.
  • Lead financial planning, forecasting and close rhythms for Sales and RevOps teams, monitor and communicate financial results and estimates to functional leaders. 
  • Build strong rapport with Sales leaders around the world to continuously improve business processes for financial estimates, analysis, and metrics.
  • Review detail work including headcount and expense forecasts.  Understand and explain variance drivers within the functions supported.
  • Providing day to day leadership for the team, including hiring, performance appraisals, goal setting and compensation reviews as well as leadership and coaching as needed
  • Providing monthly/quarterly financial closing/estimates and communicating current financial results and estimates to functional leaders
  • Identifying risks & opportunities during each quarter and working with functional leads to mitigate risks and capitalize on opportunities



  • 10+ years of proven strong team leadership experience.
  • Experience working with Executive Management.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills at all levels within company.
  • High tech software industry experience highly desired.
  • Strong excel, financial and reporting system skills.
  • Prior experience as key Finance Business Partner and Advisor to Sales.
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or Economics.
  • Strong people manager with demonstrated cross functional team leadership.
  • Collaborative, able to influence across teams, comfortable dealing with ambiguity.
  • Capable of translating financial analysis into meaningful insights and actionable recommendations.
  • Self starter, proactive, with ability to multi-task with attention to detail.
  • Energetic and positive attitude.



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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