This is the highest leadership role for the assigned functional/technical area in the IT organization which participates in strategic decisions regarding assigned functional/technical area. The Director implements and manages initiatives within assigned area with complete autonomy and accountability for results. Partner with Finance, Human Resource and IT leaders to define technology strategy for the systems and build supporting system roadmaps. Execute the strategy, track against milestones, and drive results in collaboration with partner teams. This role reports to the VP, Enterprise Solutions.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To direct all activities of a department that delivers best in class solutions to business problems through the use of information technology.
Manage the existing systems (Oracle Financials, Oracle HCM, Hyperion, Vertex), Reporting platforms and support Cloud transition roadmap.
Collaborate with Finance business and support processes in General Ledger, Fixes Assets, Indirect Sourcing & Procurement, Payables, Receivables, Revenue Accounting, Tax and Treasury, as well as their interdependencies and how system solutions fit into the processes
Deep understanding of Intercompany transactions , consolidations, management and audit & reporting requirement
To align and calibrate organization's technology deployment strategy with its business strategy, including overseeing technology purchases, negotiating contracts and services.
To partner cross functionally within IT and/or external business function leaders in their efforts to deliver value to the organization.
To be the strategic leader with focus on continuous improvement by increasing efficiency, reducing costs or enhancing revenue for the organization.
To manage customer (internal/external) relationship and be the single point of contact within the supported function.
Manage department budget and project finances.
Manage complex projects/initiatives involving significant cross functional coordination.
Establish and manage a team that is responsible for delivering projects, achieving departmental metrics and day to day operations.
Establish and build strategic alliance with business unit leadership, partner with them to develop long term/short term strategies to meet business objectives.
Recommend new approaches, policies and procedures to effect continual improvements in the efficiency of the department and services performed.
Maintain compliance with audit requirements, SOX and operational controls.
QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience, and Certifications)
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Accounting or an Engineering field preferred
MBA in Finance or CPA preferred
Min of 10 years of progressive experience managing Information technology for a large company in a cross functional environment.
Requires min of 5 years of experience and significant depth of knowledge in Finance and/or HR
Requires project management experience specifically managing large scale IT projects from inception to delivery.
EEO/Affirmative Action Employer -- M/F/Disability/Veteran
Ricoh Americas Corporation