Director, Engineering, Business Systems

| Greater NYC Area
Job Description

About the Role

The Director, Finance Systems, Planning, is responsible for partnering with Finance leadership to understand the organizational strategy and initiatives and develop a technology roadmap to support financial planning. This hands-on technical role demands excellent knowledge of Finance and FP&A related business processes and methodologies along with a strong analytical and reporting background.The candidate will have direct hands on experience in Workday Financials process design, configuration and implementation, as well as a host of other tools.

 

They partner with diverse business stakeholders globally to lead numerous projects to increase business efficiency and automate business processes. They will also provide strong leadership to a team focused on the core initiatives under the Planning pillar of the Finance Organization. They have excellent collaboration, problem solving and advanced technical skills. They provide technical guidance, are hands on, and respond to end user requests for new features, problem investigation, security configuration and complex reports.

 

Responsibilities

  • Build and lead a high performing team to support the technology roadmap

  • Manage the end-to-end functional support for Planning tool (Anaplan)

  • Work closely with the business teams to understand functional requirements and execute them through successful implementation, testing and deployment with required documentation

  • Partner cross-functionally with all stakeholders in the Finance organization to overhaul the current financial planning systems

  • Leverage business knowledge and expertise to identify opportunities for process improvements.

  • Assist in resolving User “How To” questions and create relevant job aids/training/communications aids/learning/communications

  • Troubleshoot problems, test, and work with business to resolve issues.

  • Configure and maintain data security and comply with the policies and procedures

  • Provide guidance and training to business teams on the future capabilities of the Workday and adoption blueprint.

  • Coordinate feature/function cases with Planning Tool and perform Release tasks (2x per year)

  • Act with speed, while balancing quality and compliance

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in MIS/CIS, Finance, Business Administration or related field preferred

  • 3+ years of Anaplan Implementation experience required, FP&A use case a plus

  • 8+ years of Financial ERP systems experience required, Workday a strong plus

  • End to end implementation experience including project management, issue management, communication and change management. Experience with JIRA a plus.

  • Excellent knowledge of FP&A, Accounting, & similar processes, procedures and best practices

  • Excellent interpersonal, collaboration, and problem-solving skills

  • Must be a skilled communicator, with well-developed verbal, written and presentation ability.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

Our headquarters in NYC sits in Chelsea, but our growing tech team works from our SoHo, Chelsea, and Greenwich Village offices.

What are WeWork Technology Perks + Benefits

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Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
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Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
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