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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 6000
Title: Finance SAP/ERP Expert
Job Location: Windsor, Ontario - Canada
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Other Compensation: bonus, exceptional benefits and other perks
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Canada
Relocation Paid?: NO

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Highly regarded, First Class non-automotive company with above average benefits and Perks in Windsor, Ontario Canada.  Real estate is climbing because of the construction of a new second bridge to the US.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Main roles and responsibilities:

  • Finance Delivery & Support 
    • Work with users and management to develop/support/improve Finance processes and implement systems to improve user’s productivity at all facilities.
    • Manage Projects within IT ERP Finance and associated systems.
    • Ensures on time implementation of Finance projects and user requests within budget and meeting agreed to user requirements.
    • Advise Management on desirable additions or replacements, new developments and trends as they pertain to Finance.
    • Evaluate and recommend changes to existing systems through (upgrades, replacement or customizations)
    • Evaluate and recommend new systems and modules that are in line with Business Strategy.
    • Analyze complex business needs presented by the business community and recommend solutions.
    • Manage IT/business changes including mergers/acquisitions/divestments.
    • Manage the IT demand and project portfolio for the ERP Finance area.
    • Build and Cultivate critical relationships with senior management and key business partners.
    • Ensure that the Finance Delivery team follows IT Governance Project management Methodology and documentation standards.
    • Manages staff of project managers, business analysts, programmers and/or consultants on multiple projects simultaneously
    • Ensure that the Finance Delivery team provides functional support to users at all sites.

       

QUALIFICATIONS

Profile required:

  • Education required: MBA or similar with specialization in information systems preferred or similar industry experience.
     
  •  Experience / Background:
    • Broad business and operational background spanning cross-functional areas. 
    • Financial business interaction, as well as extensive previous management experience of JDE implementation projects.
    • Strong business foundation including solid knowledge and understanding of business concepts and processes
    • Excellent understanding of ERP concepts, specifically the Finance modules GL/AP/AR/FA, cost accounting, flex accounting and AAI setup.
    • Managing experience, familiarity with project methodology
    • Management experience (projects, processes and people)
    • Experience interacting with various corporate profiles: technical personnel, end users, high profile executives, and outside vendors and suppliers
    • Strong business experience in the Consumer Goods industry
    • Experience with Project Management, and Project Methodology
    • Experience in managing remote teams and sites
    • Experience with evaluating service providers and negotiating contracts
    • Experience with multitasking - multiple projects and priorities
    • Ability to think conceptually and strategically while managing the IT resources.
    • Ability to interact with other IT departments that are not direct reports.
    • Excellent verbal, written, planning, managerial, and organizational skills
    • Ability to challenge the business.
    • Ability to stay calm and exhibit professional behavior in stressful situations.
    • Outstanding aptitudes in project management / methodology.
    • Excellent management skills.
    • Excellent problem solving and design skills, including the ability to resolve problems in a timely manner
    • Excellent knowledge of IT objectives and strategies
    • Excellent time management, decision making, organization and interpersonal skills
    • Familiarity with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures
    • Sound judgement to plan and accomplish goals
    • Customer oriented
    • Coaching and mentoring abilities

 

 

  • Language required: Fluent in English