Invesco Ltd. is a leading independent global investment management firm, dedicated to helping investors worldwide achieve their financial objectives. By delivering the combined power of our distinctive investment management capabilities, Invesco provides a wide range of investment strategies and vehicles to our clients around the world. Operating in more than 20 countries, the firm is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol IVZ.
About Invesco IT
Do you like working with top IT professionals where everyone has an opportunity to collaborate, share ideas and work on leading-edge technologies? Do you thrive in an environment where you are part of a team implementing innovative technology solutions for clients and employees? Invesco's IT team is a global organization with 1300 employees working together to serve the business. We value everyone's ideas and input and provide opportunities to develop skills. If this sounds like a team you want to be a part of, read on to learn more about the opportunity to join us.
"The thing I like best about working in IT at Invesco is the people. Every day, I am inspired by who I get to work with, not just in my local office, but around the globe." IT Manager, Houston, USA.
The primary role of this position is to partner with our Finance business to design and deliver new and innovative solutions to achieve strategic goals. This role will oversee transformational programs to directly benefit business results and ensure Invesco delivers a superior investment experience for its customers. This role will oversee a dynamic internal team partnering with external consultants to deliver these solutions and others.
A key responsibility of this role is to champion future state planning with the business to define and build a strategic multi-year roadmap of business capabilities.
The ideal candidate possesses the ability to develop strong relationships with business & technology leaders, ensure engagement practices are aligned to meet those goals and inspire and motivate an empowered workforce to achieve them. A proven track record of management and consulting practices delivering solutions in the Enterprise Performance Management area will enable success in this position.
Key Responsibilities / Duties:
Achieve business goals through delivery of innovative IT solutions
Collaborate with business partners to develop and deliver a multiyear capabilities based portfolio driven by business priority and client benefits
Initiate and grow strong relationships with business leads
Demonstrate success in delivering robust Finance solutions in the area of Enterprise Performance Management (EPM tools such as FCCS, HFM, EPBCS, FDMEE, Profitability) and Management reporting solutions (Essbase, OBIEE, data lakes, data visualization tools, etc.)
Technical architect for Finance EPM and Management reporting application solutions responsible for ensuring quality of all development, adherence to architectural standards, and continued improvement of technical skills of team.
Contribute deep knowledge in customer focused Finance technology
Utilize research and industry connections and experience and understanding of application landscape trends to assist with building, funding and acquiring capabilities for Invesco
Manage, mentor, and coach direct reports by establishing goals and objectives
Demonstrate experience as a team leader utilizing an iterative, Agile, Minimum Viable Product (MVP) approach to product development and delivery
Grow, develop and promote communication, skillsets, and productivity to achieve high performing teams
Negotiate and manage major IT application vendor relationships to drive value and performance
Create presentations based on analysis to communicate to business and technology leaders and team
Oversee operations across geographically diverse locations understanding business differences, legal and regulatory requirements, and cultural nuances
Aligns technology requirements with business goals
Work Experience / Knowledge:
Bachelor's Degree in a Technology focused discipline or commensurate relevant work experience with examples of self-driven further learning preferable.
10 years of experience in IT industry with 3 years of experience managing global teams
Must have 7 years' of experience in business analyst or consulting positions, working in the Finance EPM and management reporting space (Oracle EPM products DRM/DRG, EPBCS, HFM, FCCS, FDMEE, Essbase, OBIEE, and other Business analytics/data visualization tools)
Experience designing and developing Financial Reports, Web Forms, Calc Scripts, MaxL, MDX, Business Rules, and Groovy Scripts
Expertise in Essbase ASO/BSO cube analysis, design and maintenance, database administration upgrades, performance tuning and optimization.
Experience with data analytics tools and knowledge of best practices for management reporting.
Knowledge of the Oracle EBS R12 financial modules (GL, AP, AR, CM, PO, iExpense, iProcurement, Fixed Assets) is preferred
Must have at least 4 full life cycle implementations and at least 2 years of support.
Excellent communication skills in English (verbal & written), experiences in an international team and with international clients, interpersonal and teamwork skills, ability to handle multiple priorities
Education and Experience Required:
Bachelor's Degree in a Technology focused discipline or commensurate relevant work experience with examples of self-driven further learning preferable
Should be skilled and experienced in leading organizations through strategic changes and getting positive results
Should have proven track record successfully managing teams at a consulting and leadership level to drive business improvements
Strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills
Ability to explain complex technical issues in a way that non-technical people may understand
Able to work in a global, multicultural environment
Structured, disciplined approach to work, with attention to detail
Disciplined time management skills
Ability to multi-task and work on more than one initiative at a time
Self-motivated. Capable of working with little or no supervision
Ability to react positively under pressure to meet tight deadlines
Able to work independently or as a team player
Enjoy challenging and thought provoking work and have a strong desire to learn and progress
Normal office environment with little exposure to noise, dust and temperatures
The ability to lift, carry or otherwise move objects of up to 10 pounds is also necessary
Normally works a regular schedule of hours, however hours may vary depending upon the project or assignment
Hours may include evenings and/or weekends and may include 24 hour a day on call support by pager and/or cell phone
FLSA (US Only): Exempt
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The job holder may be required to perform other duties as deemed appropriate by their manager from time to time. Invesco's culture of inclusivity and its commitment to diversity in the workplace are demonstrated through our people practices. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, or veteran status. Our equal opportunity employment efforts comply with all applicable U.S. state and federal laws governing non-discrimination in employment.