AECOM Senior Director, Global Financial Systems in Los Angeles, California

United States of America - California, Los Angeles

Job Summary

This position will be responsible for providing implementation, program management and systems support across AECOM global enterprise finance applications. The scope of applications supported includes ERP, business intelligence, procurement, and financial reporting systems. Serving as a liaison between IT and finance/operational leadership, this position serves a key role in ensuring that the above applications meet the requirements of the business.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serve as key liaison and IT point of contact for business leaders and stakeholders including business finance leads, controllers, CFOs, etc.

  • Provide input into the strategic roadmap and actively lead the demand management process for finance-related system needs

  • Manage vendors, software contracts, support renewals and consulting contracts

  • Responsible for both project and departmental budgets related to financial and related systems

  • Work as solution lead on cross-technical implementation and support activities in and around finance systems – Procure-to-Pay, Project Accounting, Financials, and Business Intelligence applications

  • Responsible for resource management, including internal resource allocations/assignments and 3rd party management from sourcing to ongoing management

  • Monitor, track status and provide updates to global stakeholders on key finance systems support operations, issues and service level metrics, etc

  • Responsible for communications to stakeholders and end users

  • Provide program management and project management support on key ERP implementations and major enhancement projects including overseeing the development of business case, project approach, scope, project plans, budgets, monitoring and reporting

  • Ensure projects/programs are defined, tracked and communicated in a consistent and effective manner

  • Responsible for change management planning and plan execution as required by individual projects

  • Implements risk management controls and monitors project risks

  • Coordinate with respective project managers and 3rd party resources on projects & implementations to provide the following:

  • Functional / technical design specifications for new development items

  • System configuration and testing

  • Documentation for reconciliation and audit reports and processes

  • Communication, change management and process improvement

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business, Management Information Systems, Finance, Accounting or IT related degree

  • 10+ years of experience implementing or supporting financial systems; Oracle EBS experience required

  • In-depth experience with Global Finance, Project Costing & Operations; BI experience a plus

  • Experience managing complex IT projects with budgets in excess of $2million

  • Understanding of enterprise scale business and technical architectures

  • Prior leadership in a global IT organization and company

  • Able to operate in both strategic and tactical arenas and provide hands-on leadership as needed

  • Demonstrated financial and business process knowledge including accounting, procurement, financial back office functions, vendor management,

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills with ability to present and persuade at all management levels and thrive in a cross-functional matrix environment

  • Highly analytical and self-motivating individual with ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities

  • Strong experience in system development methodology (Waterfall, Agile) and ability bridge different mythologies as the project requires

  • Solid understanding of systems and ability to provide system solutions in response to business requirements

  • Strong organization development and change management knowledge

  • Ability to estimate time and resource requirements and to develop to estimated timeline

  • Be able to deal with ambiguity and make quality decisions in a dynamic, fast-paced environment

  • Ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical addressees

  • Able to quickly learn new technologies as they become prevalent and widely implemented including decision making, time management, and task prioritization

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in an outsourced IT environment

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Information Technology

Business Line Corporate

Business Group Corporate

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 198972BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.