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FP&A Senior Business Partner



Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Financial Planning & Analysis, Senior Business Partner

At Interac, we design and deliver products and solutions that give Canadians control over their money so they can get more out of life. But that’s not all. Whether we’re leading real-time money movement, driving innovative commerce solutions like open payments for transit systems, or making advancements in new areas like verification and open banking, we are playing a key role in shaping the future of the digital economy in Canada.

Want to make a lasting impact amongst a community of creative thinkers, problem solvers, technical virtuosos and high-performance application developers? We want to hear from you.

The Financial Planning & Analysis, Senior Business Partner, reporting directly to the Leader, FP&A (for the Chief Product Office), will be a key member of the FP&A team who is a day-to-day business partner to the Product team at Interac, supporting & coordinating forecasting, budgeting, financial analysis & decision making.

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Supporting the business with managing the current Product PLs and business case analysis for all proposed future products.

  • Supporting the development of the allocation methodology in tracking resources and expenses across the various Product lines.

  • Coordinating of all finance processes for the Product team, including forecasting, actual analysis, budgeting, strategic planning & decision making.

  • Assisting in the preparation of executive review materials to support the Chief Product Officer in all leadership & Board meetings.

  • Completing Post Implementation Review (PIR’s) for all completed projects & new products brought to market by the Product team at Interac and provide an analysis of results compared to agreed business cases, including recommendations on potential improvements.

  • Supporting the FP&A transformation to improve financial support to the business, through process efficiency, transparency & visibility to data & analysis.

  • Building high trust relationships to key business partners and influencing their decision making to maximize Interac’s financial performance.

  • Presenting complex financial analysis to senior management to support decision making.

  • Supporting and coordinating the preparation of monthly financials, analysis, as well as, rolling forecasts. Responsible for review of the content in the monthly financial package.

  • Working collaboratively with business owners including executive team members to provide subject matter expertise and financial advice on complex projects to assists planning and decision making.

  • Delivering monthly reviews to Leader, FP&A (CPO) & Head, FP&A regarding risks, opportunities, and gap resolution.

  • Working with the accounting team to ensure accuracy of financials and to streamline month end processes.

  • Investigating opportunities for productivity improvements and work with business owner to initiate and influence change.

  • Supporting the delivery of the financial goals of the Product team, taking personal responsibility for achieving budget.

  • Supporting and execute the annual budget & forecast process for the Product team.

  • Working with stakeholders to ensure required communication, templates and due dates are delivered.

  • Reviewing information and meet with departments to understand key business drivers (qualitative and quantitative), assumptions, opportunities, and risks.

  • Performing due diligence on all inputs and recommend areas of adjustments.

  • Analyzing and delivering financials to Leader, FP&A (CPO) and stakeholders to support executive, Audit Committee and Board reports.

  • Ensuring approved budgets and forecasts are communicated to business owners and loaded into the financial system in a timely manner.

  • Leading and/or assisting in the implementation of new processes or process improvements.

  • Recommending and implementing continuous improvement to the budgetary/planning processes to meet the needs of the evolving company.

  • Participating in special projects and ad hoc assignments as required.

You bring:

  • CPA designation or equivalent education required.

  • Eligibility to work for Interac Corp. in Canada in a full-time capacity.

  • Extensive experience developing financial models and business cases.

  • Minimum 7+ years relevant experience in business case evaluation, budgeting, forecasting and monthly financial statement analysis.

  • Advanced Excel Modeling Skills.

  • Strong time management skills, multi-tasking, critical thinking and presentation skills.

  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal.

  • Ability to communicate with senior management, including executives, at their level.

Interac requires employees to complete a background check that is completed by one of our service providers. We use this service to complete the following checks:

  • 5-year employment verification;
  • Canadian criminal record check;
  • Education verification;
  • Canadian ID cross-check;
  • Public safety verification; and
  • Credit inquiry

How we work
We know that exceptional people have great ideas and are passionate about their work. Our culture encourages excellence and actively rewards contributions with:

Connection: You’re surrounded by talented people every day who are driven by their passion of a common goal.

Core Values: They define us. Living them helps us be the best at what we do.

Compensation & Benefits: Pay is driven by individual and corporate performance and we provide a multitude of benefits and perks.

Education: To ensure you are the best at what you do we invest in you