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.
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.
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