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Manager - Corporate FP&A

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Specialty Legal and Finance

About the role

We’re looking to add a Manager to our Corporate FP&A team in Ottawa.  Reporting to the Director of Corporate FP&A, you will bring passion, business acumen, and a get-it-done attitude to power Shopify’s consolidated planning, forecasting, and financial reporting to drive outstanding results.

You will be working on things like:

  • Analytics, reporting and storytelling
  • Analyzing global performance (financial and other operational KPIs)
  • Preparing monthly & quarterly financial reporting packages for the executive team and Board of Directors
  • Partnering with our Data organization and the rest of Finance to champion value-added analytics and insights to drive action
  • Assisting Investor Relations with communicationsInfluencing financial results and driving strategic conversations
  • Assisting with the annual investment planning process and long-range financial model
  • Leading the monthly P&L variance reporting process
  • Challenging assumptions and consolidating the monthly and quarterly profits & loss forecasts
  • Assisting in the quarterly guidance process, including assessing risks and opportunities
  • Providing financial models and dashboards with analysis on investment, expenses, revenues, product adoption, and headcount trends
  • Acting as a business partner with senior G&A leadership (such as Talent, Finance, Legal) to support financial and operating needs
  • Driving process improvementsBuilding scalable FP&A processes that simplify, align & drive accountability/ownership
  • Developing and administering the corporate planning tool
  • Coaching, developing, and empowering a world-class teamAssisting with forward-thinking special projects, as required

You will need to have:

  • An MBA or a professional accounting designation (CA, CMA, CGA, CPA or CFA)
  • Strong track record of execution and impact in a series of progressive experiences
  • Outstanding communication and relationship building skills, with team oriented focus
  • Expert-level financial modeling skills, with experience building complex financial planning models
  • Strong analytical, decision making, project management, planning, and organizational skills
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and an ability to thrive in a fast-moving, ambiguous work environment
  • Curiosity and a passion for excellence, ownership, and continuous improvement

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience within a publicly traded company managing corporate FP&A is highly preferred
  • Experience in tech or other SAAS-based business models
  • Experience with Adaptive Planning

If you’re interested in helping us shape the future of commerce, click the “Apply now” button to submit your application. Please address your cover letter to Rob. This posting will close on Tuesday, November 12th, 2019 at 12:00PM ET.

At Shopify, we are committed to building and fostering an environment where our employees feel included, valued, and heard. Our belief is that a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion enables us to truly make commerce better for everyone. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities and/or people with intersectional identities.

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