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IT Solution Leader - Record to Report-Decatur, IL or Erlanger, KY
This is an exempt level position
The IT Solution Leader is accountable globally for the enablement of Record to Report and other financial business processes through IT solutions. Record to Report includes sub processes such as finance and accounting operations management; compliance reporting; cash, capital and currency management; tax management; and planning, forecasting & analysis. The Solution Manager is the strategic interface to the business and is aligned within the IT process framework to the Accountable Executive/Global Process Owner (AE/GPO) organization for the purpose of business technology strategy development, solution discovery, solution management, risk management and relationship management. The Solution Manager is a key partner and trusted advisor with the business & process stakeholders and provides consultation, planning & design, and management of supporting existing and new technical solutions. Key skills in this position include extensive knowledge of Record to Report sub processes, the ability to work with global teams and cultures, collaborate with and influence others, as well as lead teams.
Leading the team of functional analysts, the primary responsibilities of the role include:
Accountable for overall IT solutions supporting Record to Report processes
Serve as the primary connection between IT solution delivery and the business & process stakeholders, representing IT and promoting IT solutions and capabilities
Accountable for negotiating, reporting, and leading the overall solutions provided to the AE/GPO. This includes performance against SLA's from both internal and external service providers, cost to serve, and customer satisfaction.
Define and action IT strategy for Record to Report process, enabling technology to support business processes and aligning with the business process vision and future state
Develop, maintain and communicate solutions roadmap for each application that services the Record to Report process
Develop and implement sound rationale for application portfolio management and lead product introduction and retirement plans, proactively anticipating gaps and overlaps within the application portfolio. Build consensus across other functions as to the timing of solution introduction and retirement.
Enforce processes and standardization of IT application use
Actively lead needs and expectations and deliver solutions with key process and business stakeholders
Proactively share knowledge of technology risks and opportunities to improve efficiency and effectiveness within the Record to Report process.
Create shared vision of the respective solutions and facilitate decision making and arbitration relating to trade-offs both within and between different solution platforms.
Collaborate with IT architecture and operations teams to ensure solution compatibility with company standards
Develop a team of Subject Matter Experts for the process and supporting solutions
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