Senior Business Partner, Financial Planning and Analysis

Hootsuite, Vancouver, Toronto

We are more than a social media company

We’re looking for a Senior Financial Planning and Analysis ("FP&A") Business Partner to help us support the next exciting phase in Hootsuite’s growth. As a Senior, FP&A Business Partner, you will quickly gain a deep understanding of our business and be a key player in the implementation of a cloud-based corporate financial planning system and assist in the preparation of the annual budget and rolling forecast. You will be a champion in process redesign and process improvement. You will directly support FP&A's stakeholders by providing insightful financial analyses, commentary and business recommendations to help drive business performance. You are equally adept at analyzing numbers and building strong relationships with cross-functional stakeholders. While based in Hootsuite’s Vancouver or Toronto office (post COVID19) or remotely across in BC or Ontario (in accordance with Hootsuite's local employment entities), you will report to the Senior Manager, FP &A. 


  • Assist in the implementation of FP&A software from data curation, development of financial reports and appropriate templates, testing, to the deployment of the system
  • Play a key role in software acceptance and training across the organization
  • Prepare the annual budget and rolling forecast for functional departments assigned
  • Collaborate with budget holders to monitor actual results vs. budget and meet regularly with budget holders to review variances
    and changes.
  • Serve as a key business partner working directly with stakeholders to provide financial analysis and support in regards to strategic planning, scenario modeling and supporting the development of business cases.
  • Prepare recurring management, board and investor reporting, including variance analysis
  • Provide analysis, commentary and insights for inclusion in corporate performance reporting to executives, Board and investors.
  • Prepare financial models for complex business cases and decision support, including discounted cash flow and financial statement modeling
  • Provide analysis, commentary and insights for inclusion in corporate performance reporting to executives, Board and investors.


  • Considerable years of experience in an FP&A or similar role
  • Possess a professional accounting designation CPA, CFA, or an MBA
  • Financial modeling and analyzing data and performance, in Excel/Google Sheets and cloud-based financial planning tools.
  • Experience working with Netsuite, Workday, Adaptive Planning or Salesforce is an asset
  • Strong knowledge of key SaaS metrics is an asset
  • Problem Solving: uses an organized and logical approach to find solutions to complex problems. Looks beyond the obvious to understand the root cause of problems
  • Collaboration and Teamwork: works with others to deliver results, meaningfully contributing to the team and prioritizing group needs over individual needs
  • Open Communication: clearly conveys thoughts, both written and verbally, listening attentively and asking questions for clarification and understanding
  • Resilience, Tolerance for Change/Ambiguity: can effectively cope with change, finding ways to advance work and projects
  • Customer Focus: demonstrates a desire to proactively help and serve internal/external customers meet their needs


  • Tenacious. You are determined to succeed, and you are motivated by the success of customers, colleagues and the community
  • Curious. You are always learning and seeking ways to make things better
  • Conscientious. You keep your promises, taking your commitments to others seriously, and you have strong integrity
  • Humble. You lead with humility and empathy, respecting and learning from the perspectives of others


In all we do, our six guiding principles light the way:

Step Up: Show the world what it looks like to live and work by these guiding principles. #StepUp

One Team: Make Hootsuite a place where everyone feels safe, welcome, valued, and empowered to do their best  work without compromising who they are. #OneTeam #FreeToBeMe

Customer Obsessed: Focus relentlessly on helping our customers succeed. #CustomerObsessed

Go Fast, Be Agile: Widen our competitive advantage by committing to speed and simplicity over perfection and complexity. #GoFastBeAgile

Play to Win: Commit to building an incredible, profitable company for our customers, our employees, and our stakeholders. #PlayToWin #NoExcuses

Neighbours & Allies: Give back to our communities and be an ally. #SocialForGood #Allies


Accommodations will be provided as requested by candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.



About Hootsuite

About us Hootsuite is the most widely used social media management platform. We have 15+ million customers and are recognized as a leader in social media management by Forrester, one of the most influential research and advisory firms in the world. Our battle-tested technology, extensive ecosystem, and social DNA help organizations create human connections at scale.

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