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Director, Financial Planning & Analysis



Accounting & Finance
Canada · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Flipp is a pre-IPO company on a mission to help shoppers provide for their families by making life more affordable by leveraging technology. We work with the largest retailers and manufacturers in the world to help them transform their businesses and connect them with millions of shoppers through our next-generation digital shopping marketplace. Our award-winning Flipp app is used by millions of shoppers every week to make better purchase decisions and to save 20-40% off their bills.

With the recent increase in costs of living, Flipp’s mission has never been more relevant. Flipp’s Shopper Consideration Platform allows retailers and manufacturers to create digital experiences from their savings & deals content. These experiences help Shoppers decide what to buy and where to buy it. Flipp then connects those retailer and manufacturer experiences to millions of shoppers through Flipp’s owned and operated channels.

The Director, Financial Planning & Analysis is responsible for leading and developing a high-performing team responsible for strategic business partnering, forecasting, and insights/analysis as delivered through core forecasting processing (Monthly, Quarterly, Annual), long-term modelling and ad-hoc strategic support. The team provides end-to-end support including revenue, opex, net income, cash flow and balance sheet as well as corporate reporting for our executive management, owners including private equity and the board.

What you'll get the opportunity to do:

  • Financial Planning, Analysis & Budgeting

    • Responsible for collaborating with the CFO on financial strategies to meet organization goals and objectives and provide financial planning and management leadership to the CFO and executive team
    • Builds and develops budgets and scenario analysis with the CFO and executive team leaders to drive short-term objectives and long-term growth.
    • Provide a range of financial modelling options, strategies and analyses to support business decision-making
    • Consider all relevant factors and data and rely on analysis and judgment for appropriate decision-making
    • Proposes and implements proactive strategies, processes, systems and policies to eliminate risks that may hamper the continuity of operations and financial risks
    • Provide strategic insights and recommendations to executives and Leadership team based on financial analysis, modelling and forecasting
  • Operational Management Finance

    • Manage and drive management reporting – analyze financial results, distill and synthesize issues and communicate key messages (including current and future business risks) to Exec Team
    • Drives the business ownership of our financial metrics and KPIs to ensure that: (1) Information systems in collaboration with engineering for accurate and timely data (2) Management dashboards are built out and insights and differential decisions are being driven and (3) resources to build and drive the financial information management systems are secured (internally or externally)
    • Analytical and content ownership for presentations to the Board and Exec Team of key financial metrics
    • Own monthly and quarterly management reporting; ensure a high degree of quality, timeliness, and accuracy in reporting as well as providing key business insights
    • Lead the budgeting process working closely with department heads to establish KPIs and financial targets
  • Continuous Improvement

    • Proactively working with Executive and leadership groups to grow and accelerate their business units through proactive reporting, surfacing of insights and recommendations, financial risk management, and collaborate problem-solving
    • Work with the CFO/CEO on board-related reporting and FP&A and revenue strategy
    • Work with CFO/CEO on all FP&A-related activities related to Mergers and Acquisitions
    • Look for and implement continuous improvements to team structure, mandate, strategy, processes and tooling
  • Team Leadership

    • Provide leadership coaching and mentoring to the team and make strategic changes where required to enhance bench strength at all levels, strengthen the planning and revenue team’s capabilities and elevate outcomes
    • Foster a shared culture of high performance, engagement, knowledge sharing and collaboration
    • Support the growth and development of the team

What you'll bring to the team:

  • 10-12 years experience, including 3+ in an FP&A Leadership role
  • Experience building growing and developing a team of high-performing finance SMEs
  • Ability to make recommendations with the big picture in mind while executing analytics and reporting with a high degree of detail and accuracy
  • Experience in financing, public company readiness and M&A transactions
  • Technology and systems forward thinker with NetSuite, Salesforce & Adaptive Insights (or similar) experience preferred

Here’s how we work:

From working with top technologies to sending you to industry-leading conferences, we will make sure you have all that you need to expand your knowledge and grow your career. We have a trust-based culture where all team members are empowered to work in the way that’s best for them to thrive.

Our culture is at the centre of all that we do. We have been recognized through numerous accolades over the past three years including Best Workplaces in Canada, Deloitte 50 Best Managed, Best Workplaces in Canada for Women, Most Admired CEO and Top 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures.

Here’s how to apply:

If you’re interested in working with us on the future of shopping, fill out the fields below and submit your application. While experience and skill sets are valuable, growth potential and attitudes are equally important. If you’re prepared to grow dramatically with your team at a world-class learning organization, consider applying. We understand that the most creative solutions require diversity in thought and life experiences.

Flipp is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity. We are proud to be a welcoming space for employees, of every background, to bring their whole selves to work with confidence. Flipp is committed to providing appropriate accommodations to ensure our selection process is equitable, and such accommodations can be made available on request. If you require an accommodation, please contact your dedicated recruiter directly.