Director, IT Finance

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 6 days ago
Job Description
JOB DESCRIPTION We believe that clothes — and how you make them — can make a difference. Since 1853, we’ve been passionate about innovation to meet people’s needs. We invented the first blue jean. And we reinvented khaki pants. We pioneered labor and environmental guidelines for our manufacturing partners. And we work to build sustainability into everything we do. A company doesn’t last 160 years by standing still. It endures by reinventing itself, striving to delight its consumers, winning in the marketplace, and by remaining true to its values. We employ more than 17,000 people around the world – supporting great brands, including Levi’s®, Dockers® and Denizen®. Our employees are committed to progress, authenticity and collaboration. • This profile is for the Director, IT to lead multiple Finance initiatives (Transactional Finance, Tax, Treasury, Indirect Sourcing & Controls / Audit), Business Engagement and a team of IT Managers and Solution Architects. Will require in depth knowledge on Finance and Accounting principles, business processes knowledge, hands on experience in configuring and implementing in technologies like SAP. Having an accounting degree (CA, CPA, etc.) will be an added plus. • 10+ Years of overall ERP Experience as an IT Professional • 10+ Years of IT Finance experience with core experience in SAP Finance (ECC 6.0 Must, S/4 HANA is an added plus). • Ability and proven experience to lead and manage large teams comprising of internal employees and external contractors. • “portfolio manager” and manage the delivery and financial aspect of the Finance project portfolio • Proven experience in working, troubleshooting, solutioning, Pros vs Cons analysis, and evaluating cost benefit aspects of the solutions in a system-rich landscape where both centralized and decentralized solutions are in play. • Dynamic person who will not shy away from getting hands on in configuration and design and at the same time, lead and manage teams (offshore and onsite) and manage IT Leads who deliverables depending on the scenario/project. • Willingness and ability to implement any other SaaS financial platforms with support from the SaaS vendor. • Certification in SAP FI/CO, and/or other SAP Solutions (optional). • Experience in at least 2-3 full life cycle implementations and roll outs, and must have acted as the overall IT Finance lead in those IT project • Key Responsibilities • Team Management • effectively manage a group of experienced employees and contractors and proven track record to motivate and improve engagement from the team.Strategy • Supports the implementation of the long-term strategic road map for the IT component(s) in Finance portfolio Operations and Delivery • Leads IT Managers and Architects and achieves the IT components according to LS&Co. IT and PMO processes and standards • success implementing SAP functionality in a team environment & ability to work self-sufficiently.Talent • functional and deep understanding of translating functional business processes to technical solutions in an SAP • Proven Experience and comfort with various project deployment methodologies (ASAP, Waterfall, Agile)Finance & Accounting • Acts as a gatekeeper and authority for the overall solution architecture of the Finance solution being designed • Where required, manages and motivates a small number of individual contributors (direct or matrixed), workload planning, coaching & task allocation • Lead, Manages and Optimizes the effectiveness of delivery of the IT components ensuring realization of maximum value. • Education and Skills • Certification in Accounting (CPA, CA or similar) - Preferred • Master's in Business Management • Bachelor's degree in Technology major (Computer Sciences preferred)SKILLS • Strong functional and deep understanding of translating functional business processes to technical solutions • oversee the delivery and manage build and deployment progress in various deployment approaches (On-Premise, Hosted, SaaS and other variations) • Knowledge in: AP, AR, GL, SPL, CCA, PCA, CO-PA, Fixed Assets, EC-CS and Record-to-Report. • Deep understanding of the Licensing models for SaaS vs Hosted vs On Premise and their respective impacts on cost • perform different roles (and potentially multiple roles) depending on the project. Range of roles covers business engagement lead, solution architect, project delivery lead, and Resource manager) • manage and lead experienced team of analystsCORE VALUES • A team player with an inclination to partner with other peers and project stakeholders, 3rd party application vendors, internal IT management. • Exhibit core company behaviors that focus on how we at LS&Co. operate together day to day regardless of level, function or location • We put a lot of thought into our programs to provide you with a benefits package that matters. Whether it is for medical care, taking time off, improving your health or planning for retirement, we've got you covered. Here's a small snapshot: • 401K match: $1.25 for every $1.00 you contribute up to the first 6% of pay you save. • Five hours of paid volunteer time per month with nonprofit organizations • Product discount of 40% off regular-price merchandise The Company's policy is to provide equal opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, Vietnam era/disabled veteran status, physical or mental disability, or other protected classes prohibited by applicable law. Company policy prohibits harassment of applicants or employees on the basis of any protected classes. The Company has established a continuing Affirmative Action Program to assure equal employment opportunity in all its policy decisions affecting recruitment, selection, assignment, promotion, training, and all other terms and conditions of employment.­ LOCATION1155 Battery St. San Francisco, CA, 94111FULL TIME/PART TIMEFull time