Finance Business Partner - Operations
 Portland, OR

General Summary: Vetsource provides Veterinarians the right tools to run a better business, deliver better care and personalize their client experience. The Finance Business Partner for the Operations team will hold a high impact job in a dynamic and high growth environment. Supporting the COO, VP of Operations, and VP of Strategic Partnerships and Initiatives, the Finance Business Partner, Operations will be responsible for providing actionable analytics, insights and strategic recommendations to the Operations teams to drive improved business outcomes and ensure there is tight alignment between the Operations and Finance teams.

Essential Duties:

  • Serve as trusted advisor and key Finance and Analytical support for the Chief Operating Officer, the VP of Operations, and the VP of Strategic Partnerships and Initiatives
  • Ensure the business logic is reflected correctly in all reporting, analyses, and models
  • Prepare and maintain the Operations teams budgets and forecast
  • Ensure appropriate performance metrics and dashboards are in place and are supported with analysis and business insights
  • Uncover insights that identify areas for performance improvement, model potential outcomes, help to prioritize growth and efficiency initiatives
  • Partner cross-functionally to identify opportunities and solve through analytics and action plans
  • Architect and build sizing and forecasting models that leverage performance and market data
  • Demonstrate strong intellectual curiosity to identify leading indicators and correlations to drive predictive modeling and improved analytics to drive business initiatives
  • Analyze data for breaks, inconsistencies, exceptions and communicate both internally and externally
  • Support and track strategic initiatives through analysis, reporting and data requests
  • Prepare internal management reports to assess performance
  • Develop insight in market trend and opportunities, customer needs and challenges, and competitive intelligence
  • Support HR and Operations team leaders in planning and staffing of teams to ensure optimal efficiency and adherence to budget
  • Provide a bridge between Operations teams linking business strategies, objectives and outcomes to operational and financial performance
  • Support Strategic Partnerships teams with financial analysis support as needed for contract negotiations
  • Other duties to support FP&A team as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities: None (but can evolve over time)


In addition to the job-specific responsibilities listed above, all employees are expected to support and model Vetsources Core Value Principles: Do the right thing every time; Treat others the way they want to be treated; Embrace Change; Be innovative; Get it done; Work hard, have fun! Employees will be held accountable for knowledge and effective application of these principles.


  • Ability to navigate through complex issues, interpret and transform financial data into actionable recommendations
  • Ability to consolidate large amounts of data into clear and concise insights to support Operations leadership team decision making
  • Advanced knowledge of spreadsheet applications and data management; power user of MS Excel and Google Sheets
  • Meticulous attention to detail, accuracy and strong organizational skills
  • Strong capacity to prioritize workload and to start and stop projects seamlessly, despite frequent interruptions
  • Ability to understand and perform complex business processes and strategies
  • Ability to perform at a high level with minimal instruction and work both individually and in a team environment
  • Ability to make sound judgement decisions based on the impact to the organization
  • Must be able to clearly and effectively communicate with various groups within the company as well as various external partners
  • Integrity - maintaining confidentiality is integral to the position to protect operations
  • Able to learn, understand, use, and master complex data models, systems, and tools (Ex: Oracle, Chartio, Business Objects, etc)

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree with at least 10 years experience in a senior financial analyst or financial business partner role
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets, with a high level of accuracy
  • Familiarity of veterinary pharmaceuticals a plus
  • Experience in warehouse fulfillment environment a plus
  • Consulting experience a plus

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in business, economics, finance, mathematics, or statistics a plus
  • Experience in animal health industry
  • Familiarity of eCommerce business (online retail)

Working Conditions:

  • Ability to work at a computer for long periods of time
  • Environment where dogs are present


The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.