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Manager, IT Business Analysis - Finance and Accounting

Manager, IT Business Analysis - Finance and Accounting

Requisition ID 
2017-2683
Job Locations 
US-IL-Westchester
Job Family 
Information Technology (IT)

More information about this job

Responsibilities

 

Position Location: Westchester, IL

Business Unit: Regional – NA

 

Primary Function

 

The IT Manager, Finance and Accounting is responsible for gathering and guiding the enterprise’s business requirements focusing on finance and accounting functions. The IT Manager will by working with business stakeholders to make IT recommendations on Finance and Accounting initiatives. The IT Manager will develop IT strategic roadmaps for Finance and Accounting, while focusing on alignment of requirements on a regional and global level. The IT Manager, Finance and Accounting will provide project management oversight and subject matter expertise for design, implementation, support, and maintenance related initiatives The IT Manager Finance and Accounting will use their comprehensive knowledge of business processes to prioritize initiatives that drive business value.

 

Supervision: No direct reports

 

Key Deliverables

Business

  • Drive the IT business requirement analysis by working with key 

  • Business stakeholders in the following areas:

               -Accounting

               -Finance

               -Treasury

               -Product Costing

               -Tax

  • Coordinate and facilitate business stakeholder engagement and user acceptance testing for Finance and Accounting.
  • Be involved early in enterprise projects to facilitate the requirements definition into the system design.
  • Leverage current IT application portfolio whenever possible to meet     business requirements
  • Service as functional point of contact for business reporting needs​

 

Agility and Innovation

  • Serve as a subject matter expert on CofEs in areas outside of Finance and Accounting

  • Proactively evaluate opportunities to streamline and optimize existing business processes

  • Offers consultation to business stakeholders bringing new ideas and best practices in an effort to help the company become more effective with IT systems

  • Develop cost benefit analysis for IT application related initiatives

  • Deliver high quality specifications for technology enabled solutions

 

Relationships and People

  • Work closely with business stakeholders to define initiatives and agree on priorities

  • Communicate frequently with business stakeholders and through center of excellence to ensure change management is addressed for all IT initiatives

  • Work closely with enterprise architects to confirm alignment on business system solutions

  • Work with other team members regionally and globally when defining   business requirements from end user

  • Lead a global business application center of excellence aligning and leveraging requirements across regions

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Requirements:

  • Strong understanding of IT best practices (SDLC) with a minimum of 5 years delivering business applications solutions

  • Strong functional understanding of SAP Finance and Accounting

  • Knowledge of front end data warehouse reporting capabilities within sales and marketing functional area – SAP BI, Tableau

  • 5+ years of experience with project implementation methodology having lead functional areas for large projects

  • Business process optimization project experience through SAP implementations

  • 5+ years of business process optimization project experience

  • Functional business experience in accounting or finance

  • 10+ years of business process experience or implementation experience with package solution such as SAP

  • Direct organizational change management experience or through complex implementation projects

  • Strong end to end business process knowledge

  • Strong understanding of SAP master and transactional data and reporting interdependencies

  • Undergraduate degree in business or information technology or another related discipline.

  • CPA certification desired

  • Project management certification desired

  • Lean Six Sigma and Continuous improvement experience and certifications preferred

 

Relocation Available?            No

Job Grade:     H

 

 

 

 

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