Finance Enablement Sr. Business Partner in Alpharetta, GA at HUNTER Technical Resources

Date Posted: 10/11/2019

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The Sr. Business Partner for Finance Enablement is responsible for supporting the Finance Enablement Sr. Manager in the identification and delivery of targeted capabilities. This individual will take a proactive role in the development and execution of projects and plans which result in high-value capabilities aligned to business priorities. The incumbent is accountable for coordinating and managing large initiatives, as well as the delivery and support of the Finance related IT Portfolio and serves as a primary interface to one or more finance functional areas (Finance, Tax, Treasury, Business Analysis) globally. The individual will play a role in understanding business operations and strategies, gathering business requirements, performing use case analysis, providing functional support for IT applications and services, supporting functional and user acceptance testing, and providing project management and coordination with the goal of delivering expected business outcomes. A key requirement of this position is the ability to provide expert-level functional and technical expertise for the finance portfolio and to ensure that projects deliver the desired business objectives and align with the overall enterprise strategy. The Sr. Business Partner must proactively identify issues with project plans, resourcing, and funding, while driving solutions to address them. Additional responsibilities include creating resource workplans, effort-level and budgetary estimates, business cases, and status reports, as well as executing all projects within approved timelines and budgets. Continuous Improvement is expected to leverage existing investments and deliver insights to business stakeholders thru collaboration and reviewing current and future business priorities and needs.
Principal Accountabilities  
  • Develop collaborative partnerships with Finance stakeholders that identify opportunities to shape and realize the potential of IT and data analytics to achieve business outcomes
  • Provide functional knowledge of current and future business processes and functional/technical expertise in the IT services/applications that support them
  • Work with business stakeholders to document and analyze business requirements, identify and recommend solutions, and create relevant business cases informed by the overall IT strategy
  • Provide project management, coordination, and oversight for key projects; including the creation of project work plans, resource plans, contingency plans, risk assessments, and test plans
  Basic Qualifications  
  • Bachelor’ s degree in related field (Finance, Accounting, Business, Computer Science, Information Systems); MBA is a plus
  • 1zero+ years Information Technology experience
  • 7+ years of experience working in a Finance related IT role
  • Functional and SAP technical knowledge and experience across a range of financial business processes with an emphasis in Financial Performance Management (EPM/FPM), Legal/Statutory Reporting, Core financial processes (AP/AR), Product Costing, Treasury solutions, Tax Solutions
  • Large scale/Global implementation experience with SAP S4 Finance and BPC
  • Demonstrated capability to lead business requirements gathering and solution analysis, business case development, and cost/benefit analysis.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Strong understanding of financial solutions and industry direction including Financial Reporting & Analytics
  • Global Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, Health Care Technology experience strongly desired
  • Ability to develop and articulate business vision, roadmaps and value propositions
  • Ability to interact and establish collaborative relationships at the highest levels of the organization to engage stakeholders, business and IT leaders, as well as technology subject matter experts and business users appropriately
  • Ability to organize and lead technical projects, cross functional teams, and external vendors while providing functional and technical training and support as needed.