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Director, Financial, Planning and Analysis

Req id:  6760

Waterloo, ON, CA Richmond Hill, ON, CA




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.



Director, Financial, Planning and Analysis 


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 the CMO and SVP of Revenue Operations, partner closely with the CMO teams and the RevOps teams, in making informed investment decisions, developing Budgets and Forecasts, providing Reporting and Analysis, and establishing Processes to drive financial accountabilities and transparency. 



  • Support the CMO and his leadership team with the right information and processes for spend management.  Partner effectively with Marketing Leadership Team and Marketing Operations to establish clear ownership and accountability for meeting targets.
  • Lead financial planning, forecasting and close rhythms for Marketing and RevOps teams, monitor and communicate financial results and estimates to functional leaders. 
  • Partner with functional leaders to create long range plans as well as short range forecasts, through evaluating and understanding of key functional drivers.
  • Build strong rapport with Marketing and RevOps leaders 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.
  • Collaboratively evaluate risks and opportunities for business functions, as well as cost controls.



  • Experience supporting Executive Management.
  • 10+ years of proven strong team leadership experience.
  • High tech software industry experience preferred.
  • Understanding of Go To Market functions highly desirable.
  • Prior experience as key Finance Business Partner and Advisor.
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance or Accounting.
  • 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.


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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