Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis – Vancouver, Canada

Do you thrive in providing insights to business leaders to support their decision-making?  Do you love story telling out of numbers?

Would you like to be part of a highly motivated team working in a fast-paced and high-growth environment?

If your answer is yes, come join us as a Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) as Visier builds up an effective FP&A team!

Visier is looking for a highly motivated Manager of FP&A with a high degree of urgency to join our growing Finance team.  In this newly created role reporting to VP, Finance, the Manager of FP&A is responsible for the management of high impact activities including financial planning, forecasting, management reporting and decision support across Visier.

The ideal candidate will enjoy initially taking on hands-on activities working closely with Junior Financial Analyst while building out a team of analysts to scale with the Visier’s growth.

Key Responsibilities

Planning

  • Support long-term, strategic planning
  • Lead and execute various planning cycles (semi-annual planning, quarterly rolling-
    forward forecasts, ad-hoc planning scenarios)

Reporting

  • Working with senior leaders, design and develop SaaS industry KPIs to measure and benchmark Visier’s performance
  • Improve and deliver recurring reporting packages to provide business results to Visier’s board of directors, senior management and head of departments
  • Lead the implementation of Visier analytics internally
  • Maintain various Treasury reporting, including cash projections
  • Support VP, Finance in cash management by recommending FX hedging and investment strategies
  • Provide support to the Controller and accounting team on the reporting process

Analysis

  • Perform analysis and provide value-added insights on business performance and projections
  • Research and monitor SaaS benchmark stats and analyze Visier’s performance against others
  • Manage the variance analysis of various expenditures – explanation of variances and adjustment of the forecast models to reflect operational adjustments

Decision Support

  • Develop and maintain various financial models to support decision-making on various strategic initiatives
  • Support VP, Finance on evaluating business opportunities, financing, pricing, etc.
  • Support VP, Finance to drive automation across functions to scale Visier’s processes

Qualifications & Core Competencies

Qualifications

  • 5+ years post designation experience in a relevant position with demonstrated ability to perform the responsibilities as mentioned above
  • Tech industry experience, especially SaaS environment, preferred
  • CPA/CFA designation or MBA in Finance
  • Experience and technical knowledge in US GAAP (a public company experience is a strong asset)
  • Knowledge and experience in working with information technology and financial systems (experience with NetSuite and Adaptive Insights is a strong asset)
  • Advanced Excel modelling skills and competency in Word and PowerPoint

Skills and Competencies

  • Ability to see both forest and trees – strategic thinker with the ability to translate the strategy to tactics and follow through successful execution
  • Passionate about providing value-added insights
  • Ability to build scalable, repeatable processes and reporting
  • Ability to produce high-quality outputs that are visible to the board and senior members
  • Great communication skills, especially presentation to the leadership team
  • Excel at working in a fast-paced high growth environment with the ability to multi-task, think creatively and learn and iterate quickly
  • Ability to build high-performance team

All applicants must be eligible to work in Canada.

What To Expect

This isn’t just about us getting to know you. We believe that you need to get your hands dirty (so to speak) to make sure Visier is the right career opportunity for you. So feel free to ask lots of questions, read up on our company news, check out our thought leadership and peep our social media channels. As you get to know what we’re all about, we hope that you’ll become increasingly confident and excited that Visier could be your next big move.

Once your application is received and reviewed, qualified candidates will move on to our next steps.

  1. Chat with our Talent Acquisition team
  2. Come onsite for a meeting with the hiring manager and your potential team
  3. Meet with one of our executive leaders and learn how your career can grow with Visier

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