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Director, Finance Technology

Company: CTI Education Group
Location: Tempe
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Job Description:

When you work with the world's most innovative companies, you know you're making a difference. Our clients are the game changers, leaders and investors who fuel the global innovation economy. They're the businesses behind the next medical breakthroughs. And the visionaries whose new technologies could transform the way people live and work. They come to SVB for our expertise, deep network and 30+ years of experience in the industries we serve, and to partner with diverse teams of passionate, enterprising SVBers, dedicated to an inclusive approach to helping them grow and succeed at every stage of their business. Join us at SVB and be part of bringing our clients' world-changing ideas to life. At SVB, we have the opportunity to grow and collectively make an impact by supporting the innovative clients and communities SVB serves. We pride ourselves in having both a diverse client roster and an equally diverse and inclusive organization. And we work diligently to encourage all with different ways of thinking, different ways of working, and especially those traditionally underrepresented in technology and financial services, to apply.
Job Description - Director, Finance Technology (7721) Director, Finance Technology - ( 7721 ) Job Description About SVB: Silicon Valley Bank is the most sought-after financial partner in the global innovation economy. We bring together entrepreneurs, investors, ventures capitalists, and private equity firms to move their bold ideas forward, fast. Our clients define what comes next. In the past 35 years, we have accumulated more experience with start-ups and high-growth tech than any other company in the world. In fact, majority of the most compelling Fintech disruptors bank with us. Our clients include: Beyond Meat, Shopify, HelloFresh, Cloudera, and Andreessen Horowitz, just to name a few. We help our clients grow, too. More than half of the innovation companies--that completed an IPO in the last two years were our clients. Our accomplishments serve as motivation to continue pushing ourselves and we are committed to delivering user-centered, high-impact solutions to our clients. We are looking for creative thinkers who want to challenge the status quo and create a truly seamless digital banking experience on a global scale. About the Role: The Director, Finance Technology, will be responsible for planning, implementing, and managing large complex Finance digital transformation initiatives and other finance technology projects. Will work collaboratively with finance business stakeholders, implementation partners, and technology/data stakeholders to drive change in the most effective way possible, leading the project planning and execution through agile methodologies. The Director, Finance Technology, is responsible for providing leadership guidance and technology vision to implement strategy and roadmap to fully support Finance transformation and digitize finance business functions and processes. This role also collaborates closely with the Enterprise Architecture leadership for strategy, design, implementation, and support for cloud and API services. We are on a journey to a 100% Agile, Cloud/API & DevSecOps driven technology organization. This position will play a key role in accelerating our Finance Transformation journey by implementing critical Financials Cloud systems and architecting solutions that support future needs. Once Here You Will :

  • Leads the strategy and vision around the development of future-state Finance technology delivery models to ensure value realization is achieved.
  • Technology leader who understand Finance business needs and can take ownership of decision-making, team engagement and coordinating resources for high-stakes Finance projects
  • Provide leadership and support for Strategic large project like Finance Transformation.
  • Ensure process controls are in place and that all staff adhere to strict audit / SOX requirements
  • Mentor and coach team on the best practices, system design principles, and computing industry trends
  • Build authentic relationships with the team and business partners that empower them to lead long-term collaborations across the organization and deliver successful business outcomes
  • Strong financial management experience for both operating and project budgets
  • Generate and present executive level reports and analyses for CFO & CIO that provides guidance, insight, and recommendations around current Technology investments.
  • General Leadership and Administrative duties associated with managing a team of several direct reports
  • Problem solver who value input from various experiences, seek out information to keep the team on track and voice opinions on the most effective way forward
  • Anticipate the needs of customers; focus work processes on customer satisfaction
  • Motivate, retain and develop key staff
  • People developers with a passion for helping individuals set goals, achieve personal and professional success, and produce exceptional work
  • Influence key leaders
  • Handle ambiguity and function effectively in a matrix organization
  • Efficiency review of existing Finance processes for proposed improvements as well as ensuring current process documentation is proper for use as department resources
  • Drive savings and efficiencies by defining, socializing and executing a rationalization plan Qualifications What You'll Bring:
    • Experience of driving and reporting on progress of large Finance transformation projects.
    • Expertise in and experience of implementing Financial ERP systems as a functional consultant for business stakeholders.
    • Experience in designing operating models, governance and communication frameworks.
    • Extensive knowledge and experience in Finance systems like PeopleSoft Finance, Oracle ERP, Sourcing and Procurement systems, Cloud applications.
    • Deep understanding of Accounting, Treasury, FP&A and Procure to pay business domain from the systems implementation standpoint
    • Partnership with Finance business and Architects to define technology strategy for the Financial core Systems and build roadmaps.
    • Determine staffing strategy for both short-term and long-term resource needs.
    • Recruit and mentor new hire and existing team members.
    • Experience with Agile Methodologies in a distributed team environment is a plus.
    • Empower teams to innovate and create an agile environment that supports change
    • Working knowledge on AWS Cloud Infrastructure
    • Must have proven experience managing teams of at least 10 to15 resources
    • Experience in all aspects of software delivery management - analysis, design, estimating, and implementing technology architectures
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to interact with all levels. Demonstrate good organization, presentation and customer service skills
    • Expertise in enterprise architecture practices, specifically in information, application, infrastructure and security
    • Ability to lead, influence, coach and develop peers on project teams so that project goals are achieved, top talent retained employing fact-based decision making and effective approaches to conflict resolution
    • Must be able to work creatively, calmly, flexibly and under tight deadlines to respond quickly and positively to shifting/multiple demands and opportunities
    • Attention to detail, meet deadlines and deliver projects within scope, schedule and budget
    • Proficiency with operational support processes and project management methodologies, tools and processes
    • Hands-on experience in vendor & contract management skills, excellent organizational skills for managing a broad portfolio of tools and partnerships
    • Proven leadership with ability to lead multiple teams in a fast-paced multi-disciplinary environment
    • Strong internal client focus and relationship building skills
    • Demonstrates "make it happen" and "find a way" attitude
    • Ability to construct presentations and communications in a logical manner, sensitive to diverse audience's needs
    • Experience with enterprise integration services/solutions
    • Experience in implementing of SaaS applications
    • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills for presentation to the business
    • Ability to execute and prioritize multiple tasks, initiate and conduct meetings with team and peers
    • Proven track record in building, sustaining and navigating stakeholder relationships in and outside the organization
    • Able to streamline complex requirements to simplify Business Processes.
    • Must be willing to collaborate and engage with a global team which will involve some early morning or late evening meetings CRITICAL LEADERSHIP CAPABILITIES Building People Capability
      • Engages with employees to develop a clear perception of long-term capabilities/potential, and to provide balanced feedback/guiding principles
      • Gives practical support and guiding principles for growing capabilities, not just technical skills
      • Systematically develops employees through stretch assignments with specific competency development goals
      • Uses informal and structured approaches to career development to focus on individual improvement over time
      • Supports promotion of own people when talent is needed elsewhere and provides individuals with development opportunities Collaborating and Influencing
        • Negotiates with a genuine give-and-take approach, where parties act as true peers and decisions are shared
        • Spends time identifying all stakeholders necessary and meets or connects with all of them, neglecting no one to shape a collective consensus
        • Identifies opportunities to build relationships that will help others achieve their objectives and reaches out to those people or new people Driving Results
          • Has a passion for achieving excellence in delivery, solving complex problems, and taking ownership--
          • Acts to surpass goals, seizing opportunities to push the envelope
          • Sets continually higher goals that are ambitious but realistic for self and team, geared to organizational objectives
          • Focuses on new business opportunities that enable business development targets to be exceeded Primary Location : Tempe Work Locations : Hayden Ferry Hayden Ferry Lakeside I 80 E Rio Salado Parkway, Suite 600 Tempe 85281 Job Full-time Job Posting n For more than 30 years, SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ: SIVB) and its subsidiaries have helped innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. SVB Financial Group serves companies in technology-related, life science and healthcare, venture capital and private equity, and premium wine industries. Along with commercial, investment, international and private banking services provided by Silicon Valley Bank, the company offers funds management, business valuation services, broker-dealer transactions, asset management and private wealth management. Headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., SVB Financial Group operates in centers of innovation in the U.S. and around the world. Learn more at www.svb.com. SVB Financial Group is an equal opportunity employer.At SVB, we have the opportunity to grow and collectively make an impact by supporting the innovative clients and communities SVB serves. We pride ourselves in having both a diverse client roster and an equally diverse and inclusive organization. And we work diligently to encourage all with different ways of thinking, different ways of working, and especially those traditionally underrepresented in technology and financial services, to apply-- 2019 SVB Financial Group. All rights reserved. SVB, SVB FINANCIAL GROUP, SILICON VALLEY BANK, MAKE NEXT HAPPEN NOW and the chevron device are trademarks of SVB Financial Group, used under license. Silicon Valley Bank is a member of the FDIC and the Federal Reserve System. Silicon Valley Bank is the California bank subsidiary of SVB Financial Group (Nasdaq: SIVB).Silicon Valley Bank is registered in England and Wales at Alphabeta, 14-18 Finsbury Square, London EC2A 1BR, UK under No. FC029579. Silicon Valley Bank is authorised and regulated by the California Department of Business Oversight and the United States Federal Reserve Bank; authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority with number 577295; and subject to regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority and limited regulation by the Prudential Regulation Authority. Details about the extent of our regulation by the Prudential Regulation Authority are available from us on request.
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