Finance Transformation Leader

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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 11/2/2016

Schneider Electric Chicago, IL

Company
Schneider Electric
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
002RGO_Chicago_IL
AJE Ref #
576068016
Location
Chicago, IL
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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This role will serve as a technofunctional analyst with a focus on Finance. This position will be a driving force in leveraging technology to assist the Finance organization in achieving their operational and strategic objectives. The individual in this role will bridge the gap between business stakeholders and technology execution team.

Key responsibilities include: build strong collaborative relationships with division leadership and teams, guide the division in effectively investing in IT to meet strategic objectives by providing knowledge and expertise to department heads and process owners in identifying opportunities to leverage technology and prioritizing initiatives, prepare, define, and monitor IT projects to address business needs, manage alignment of project deliverables with business requirements throughout the project and delivery life cycle.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Lead the development of the strategic IT roadmap preparing and maintaining a plan that acknowledges and considers the legacy environment, the operational and strategic goals of the Finance organization and best in class technology as the future state.

* Recommend and advise the Finance domain on technology that can be used to solve their major challenges.

* Coordinate with program managers responsible for other initiatives to identify dependencies, synergies and other touch points with a consideration on timelines and project priorities, influence scope and requirements where needed to ensure Finance needs are met.

* Conduct meetings and interviews with stakeholders and facilitate cross-functional sessions to define and document high-level business requirements and project scope.

* Lead collaborative efforts for business case development

* Charter and prioritize program initiatives in conjunction with the Finance leadership

* Identify opportunities where conflicts/synergies/redundancies exist between business capabilities and systems to improve IT effectiveness

* Liaise with other IT stakeholders in project management, architecture and governance to ensure alignment and ensure a smooth integration of process output with the rest of the IT environment

* Perform other duties as directed



Primary Location: !*! EDUCATION & SPECIAL TRAINING:


* Bachelors degree and 10 years of professional work experience in IT/IS

* Functional knowledge of Finance.


QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:


* Ability to learn and understand business requirements, issues and processes to articulate the context of projects and processes in business terms.

* Strong communication skills with ability to communicate effectively with both divisional leaders and technical execution teams.

* Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

* Experience with SAP and other Finance systems and processes.

* Ability to understand systems, interrelationships and recommend enhancements as well as build IT roadmap.

* Demonstrated leadership, interpersonal, analytical, change management and communication skills.

* Maintain skills on an ongoing basis on critical applications deployed.

* Awareness of current and future trends in the industry and competitors

* Ability to learn and understand business requirements, issues and processes to articulate the context of projects and processes in business terms



CARE. CONNECT. CHALLENGE. COMMIT.
Our values define our company. Who we are, our customer approach, how we do business, what its like to work here, and the kind of people we want to attract and retain. We care for our planet, our customers, our company, our team, and ourselves. We connect to customers and colleagues, we are open and respectful. We challenge others and embrace challenges ourselves. We commit to change by leading the change.



At Schneider Electric, because we value our employees, we offer a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision, matching 401(k), training and development opportunities and much more. Join Schneider Electric and together, lets make the most of your energy.





Schneider Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Schedule: !*! EDUCATION & SPECIAL TRAINING:


* Bachelors degree and 10 years of professional work experience in IT/IS

* Functional knowledge of Finance.


QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:


* Ability to learn and understand business requirements, issues and processes to articulate the context of projects and processes in business terms.

* Strong communication skills with ability to communicate effectively with both divisional leaders and technical execution teams.

* Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

* Experience with SAP and other Finance systems and processes.

* Ability to understand systems, interrelationships and recommend enhancements as well as build IT roadmap.

* Demonstrated leadership, interpersonal, analytical, change management and communication skills.

* Maintain skills on an ongoing basis on critical applications deployed.

* Awareness of current and future trends in the industry and competitors

* Ability to learn and understand business requirements, issues and processes to articulate the context of projects and processes in business terms



CARE. CONNECT. CHALLENGE. COMMIT.
Our values define our company. Who we are, our customer approach, how we do business, what its like to work here, and the kind of people we want to attract and retain. We care for our planet, our customers, our company, our team, and ourselves. We connect to customers and colleagues, we are open and respectful. We challenge others and embrace challenges ourselves. We commit to change by leading the change.



At Schneider Electric, because we value our employees, we offer a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision, matching 401(k), training and development opportunities and much more. Join Schneider Electric and together, lets make the most of your energy.





Schneider Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Additional Benefits

Tuition Rembursement and Health Club Reimbursement