The opportunity :
This position has a solid line reporting to the Director, FP&A and is responsible for analytical and budgeting support. The position requires an individual with a high degree of autonomy, a broad understanding of the business and finance.
Strong communication skills, a proven analytical skill, and the ability to prioritize input from multiple sources are a must.
You are great at :
Providing sales analytics reports directly to the sales team, to identify opportunities to meet the quota and other relevant data.
Summarizing and tracking sales commission data.
Updating the sales data system, auditing details of closed deals.
Verifying all sales computations prior to the approval process of sales contracts.
Providing Volume and Trend analysis on customer behavior for each service offered by OpenText, which also impact the decision-making process.
Perform ad-hoc analysis as required.
What it takes :
College Diploma / Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent in Finance or Accounting
Minimum 3 years of experience in an Accounting / Finance function
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
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