AVP Finance Transformation

  • 34592
  • Life - Investments
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  • Florida, United States
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  • Jan 24, 2019
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  • Billingual (English & French), Portuguese
  • Lead the execution of projects included under the Finance Transformation Program. This project portfolio should be managed following a proscribed Project Delivery Method.
  • Proactively engage and collaborate with functional leaders, process owners, system users across the Region, IT department and business leadership to ensure that assessment, requirements-gathering, design, and implementation activities are developed, implemented, and validated with stakeholder input.
  • Maintain project plans, manage and track action items, issues, and risks including follow up on items with appropriate parties to ensure their resolution and/or escalate issues in a timely fashion.
  • Provide expert knowledge to change consultants, and support the change management elements of the finance transformation to ensure that the changes are sustainable throughout the organization.
  • Identify opportunities to apply process automation as well as data management technologies.
  • Prepare presentations and reports for stakeholders, senior management.
  • Be able to plan ahead maintenance roadmap for existing regional key applications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance required.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills and the ability to understand the business processes and data.
  • Knowledge of project management methodology, processes, tools, scope management, financial tracking, scheduling and resource management. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and implement changes in project direction.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication and organizational skills required with ability to work with all management levels.
  • Fully Bilingual. Portuguese desirable.
  • Minimum ten years of relevant professional experience in the Insurance Industry.
  • At least 7 years as a leadership role.
  • Relevant experience deploying Finance Applications in multiple countries in a multinational environment.
  • Experience in the development of deliverables and reports and ability to condense highly technical subject matter into clear and effective communications to senior management.
  • Experience with PeopleSoft GL, AP, AR and TM1 is a plus.
  • Experience with FP&A or Accounts Payable / Accounts Receivable processes is a plus.