Mark Anthony Group (MAG) Finance is undergoing an important evolution to enhance our accounting, FP&A, analytics and treasury to support global growth of our business. We are seeking a Senior Director, Solutions Delivery, Finance to partner with our Finance organization to define target operating model design for the company’s Financial systems landscape and business processes. You will be critical in evaluating ERP capabilities and will co-lead ERP finance track during the ERP implementation.
This role is based in Vancouver, B.C.
What You Will Do:
Strategic Planning Provide thought leadership to the creation and implementation of the process and technology vision, strategy, operating model and roadmap of MAG’s global finance organization Drive alignment and active sponsorship with MAG Finance and business stakeholders Proactively advise the finance leadership team on the platforms, emerging technologies and digital trends that are most relevant to their goals and evolving needs Help determine capital investment parameters, priorities and risks for enterprise-wide IT initiatives to maximize the return on investment
Finance Solutions Delivery Lead target operating model design for the company’s Financial systems landscape and finance business processes Lead IT enablement of target operating model by continually evaluating chosen ERP capabilities and niche bolt on solutions that will drive efficiencies and result in a best-in-class finance operation Continually deep dive on finance operations across areas including Accounting, Payroll, FP&A, Analytics and Treasury to identify automation and enhancement opportunities that drive efficiencies Leverage experience in opportunity identification by mapping current state processes and designing the target automated operating model for in scope finance functions Transition from legacy finance operation processes to target model platforms and processes Lead the design, selection, development, implementation, and administration of the organization's financial systems, platforms and supporting applications Lead solutions delivery to conduct technology and business analysis, scoping and design to meet business requirements Represent for finance both the tactical and strategic choices over the course and phases of ERP, Data Strategy, EPM/CPM tools, reporting and consolidations into sustainment and stabilization of these tools and change in process maturity Communicate and realize value from implementing both quick wins and mid/longer term initiatives Develop and lead a collaborative program or project management to effectively initiate, plan, schedule, control, and bring to closure multiple high priority projects with support from project managers assigned by PMO
Leadership Foster a strong partnership mindset throughout the solutions delivery team, while championing thought leadership Ensure, on an ongoing basis, that current and planned technical architecture, investments and solutions are aligned with company business objectives Build strong relationships with business groups and their leaders across the enterprise, and develop a detailed understanding of their issues, challenges and opportunities Ensure transparency and collaboration between the IT organization and its business partners
What You Have: A minimum of 10 years leading ERP/ platform with heavy focus on finance business process improvements and transformation Experience leading complex, major transformation initiatives; demonstrated skills in change management Experience building an enterprise level financial data analytics capability Experience developing and supporting finance applications Working knowledge of system architecture, technical design, and system and software development technology Undergraduate degree in finance, business, computer science or a related field An MS, MBA or related advanced degree is preferred
Who You Are: Visible leader and executive presence Ability to attract, develop and retain talent and build high performing teams Ability to foster a culture of transparency and a sense of purpose among the team and create clear accountabilities and metrics Demonstrated ability in developing a culture that embraces innovation, and challenges existing paradigms Skilled at setting and communicating priorities effectively; able to manage multiple tasks and priorities Skilled at removing barriers and acting with a sense of urgency and encouraging others to so Exceptional ability to lead change using positive and collaborative methods Skilled at conflict resolution and problem-solving to achieve win-win outcomes An exceptional listener, able to comprehend what is said and probe for important details Ability to communicate technical or complex subject matter in business terms Demonstrated acumen and passion for both business and technology, including the latest digital innovations as they apply to the creation of business value
Mark Anthony Group is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds who are eligible to work in Canada.
We thank all candidates for their interest in MAG and we will reach out to those candidates that are under consideration. If you are contacted for an interview and require an accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact your recruiter.
At Mark Anthony, we live by our 5 Core Values every day:
Sense of Urgency We value sense of urgency because we are a fast-paced company in a fast-paced industry You act as if there is no tomorrow and get it done today
Authenticity We value authenticity because we need to stay real You are authentic, diplomatic, respectful, thoughtful and you always have the best intentions
Simplicity We value simplicity; why use 50 words when you can use 5? You thrive in ambiguity, are comfortable with change and bring simplicity to complex situations or grey area
Humility We value humility; there is no room for egos here You’re not stubborn, you listen, take feedback/direction and respond quickly to changing direction. We are a team that supports each other
Trust We value trust because unless we are both trusted and trusting, we will not succeed as a team You put trust in others and do your best to never let anyone down