Director, Applications Financial Systems

  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Posted 22 days ago | Updated 3 hours ago

Overview

On Site
Full Time

Skills

Planning
Mentorship
Analytical skill
Cross-functional team
Strategy
Corrective and preventive action
Administration
Operations
Testing
Financial analysis
Finance
System requirements
Specification
Research
Inventory
Modeling
Business intelligence
Data integrity
Change management
Change control
Systems management
Documentation
Policies
Business management
Business administration
Computer science
Business systems
Software management
Analytics
Tier 1
Tier 2
General Ledger
Treasury
Budget
Accounts payable
PO
Accounts receivable
Fixed assets
Project accounting
Electronic data interchange
Data
Design
Banking
Payment processing
NACHA
Leadership
Management
Software development methodology
UML
Agile
Waterfall
Process engineering
Financial software
Enterprise resource planning
Reporting
Training
Internal control
Information Technology
Policies and procedures
Business process
Order to cash
Procurement
Customer service
Sales operations
Accounting
Auditing

Job Details

The Director, Applications Financial Systems is responsible for the design, implementation, planning, mentoring, and directing the financial systems and applications team. Develops and implements process driven technical knowledge, systems, data, and analytical skills. Works in a cross-functional team environment and collaborates effectively to implement and maintain solutions. Ownership of short-term to mid-term execution of functional strategy and the operation direction of the department. Works with executive leadership within the financial and accounting teams to develop strategy, design, and implementation of process and technical solutions. Requires ability to influence others to accept practices and approaches, and ability to communicate and influence executive leadership.

Responsibilities:
  • Plans and oversees day-to-day departmental objectives, monitors team deliverables, performance, and provides corrective action when necessary. Assists in providing training for IT staff and business users. Directs departmental team through guidance, administration, maintenance and updates of assigned application platforms and business verticals. Provides leadership for the selection, maintenance, enhancements, training, upgrades, and other core components of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and other financial systems software. Plans and works closely with the business and internal IT personnel, system vendors and staff as system changes and upgrades are planned, tested, and implemented. Assures modifications and upgrades are successfully tested before implementation to the live environment.
  • Manages relationships with executives and key stakeholders across business units to support initiatives, requests, and complex escalations. Manages vendor and internal relationships within projects and day-to-day operations for the applications. Determines modifications, upgrades, and testing schedules for financial analysis and applications. Manages project resources, funds, and schedules to ensure responsiveness to business needs.
  • Collaborates with IT and finance departments on system requirements to meet business needs. Partners with cross-functional teams on product evaluations, implementations, and upgrades. Obtains specifications, research, and design of new implementation of systems and process.
  • Ensures application inventory, documentation, and modelling for all applications and supported verticals. Utilizes standard reporting tools to write, maintain and support a variety of reports or queries for business and IT use. Works with IT, Data and BI staff to resolve complex reporting issues. Helps maintain data integrity in systems by running queries and analyzing data to validate against controls.
  • Reviews and approves change management processes over team within defined change control process to ensure delivery based on goals and prioritization to include systems management.
  • Creates and enhances process documentation, procedures, and policies. Maintains documentation and works with IT teams and assigned business stakeholders to address concerns on dictated standards and policies.

Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Management, Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Technology and/or related preferred.
  • Minimum eight (8) years of experience in Business Systems, Applications Management, Business Process Development & Analytics and/or related field.
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience implementing and/or managing tier 1 and/or tier 2 ERP systems with preferred experience in the following modules: General Ledger with Treasury, Budgeting, Accounts Payable, PO, Accounts Receivable, Fixed Assets, and Project Accounting.
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience with integrations and/or EDI between systems and/or partners.
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience providing support to help analyze data and design and build reports as needed.
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience managing banking and/or payment processing systems including gateways, positive pay, NACHA, 3rd party payment processors.
  • Minimum five (5) years of leadership experience with direct reports.
  • Advanced experience in software development methodologies to include UML, Agile, and Waterfall.
  • Advanced experience and knowledge in technology business process development.
  • Experience and knowledge with complex financial application system software projects, system maintenance, tools, and support.
  • Experience supporting and maintaining ERP applications (including, but not limited to, application and report modifications upgrades, implementations, and training)
  • Experience assists in the implementation of internal and external audit recommendations over internal control procedures and information technology related systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Strong understanding of various business processes including Order to Cash, Procurement to Pay, Subscription Service Models, Customer Service, Sales Operations.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting procedures and generally accepted audit standards.

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