Finance Director Information Technology

27 May 2018
23 Jun 2018
Job role
Finance director
Contract type
Full time
The Director of Finance Information Technology is the finance liaison responsible for providing high value services supporting Information Technology in the areas of decision support, project financial reporting and economics, and overall performance accountability. S/he has overall responsibility for business partnering with the information technology leadership team to aid the organization in delivering on financial and operational commitments, as well as development and management of budgets, tracking and forecasting spend, providing financial planning and analysis support for key projects/investments, analysis of agreements, and strategic initiatives. In addition, s/he will ensure activities and results are consistent with approved strategic objectives for our technology transformation. As such, s/he will provide key reporting and analysis. This role provides a unique opportunity for the right candidate to help facilitate the achievement of World Class status for a critical organization while developing skills and experience that will allow the candidate to rapidly grow his/her career within Hertz. Mandatory Requirements The key responsibilitiesandaccountabilities are as follows: * Provide business partnership and council by demonstrating outstanding financial analysis and knowledge of information technology transformation strategy * Prepare key data for Monthly Performance Reviews and/or Board of Directors meetings. * Partner with information technology team to gain a deep understanding of cost basis and identify opportunities to improve * Lead the development and preparation of forecasts, annual business plans, multi–year strategic plans and capital plans. * Define, develop, implement and improve methods for measurement, evaluation and reporting * Work directly with business unit leaders to solve business problems using the tools of financial analysis, forecasting and ad–hoc data analysis. * Lead analysis of expense effectiveness and key cost drivers to increase visibility and optimize cost structure. * Provide strategic, financial, operational, and competitive information to the Information Technology Leadership team for planning and evaluation. * Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or other business–related discipline * MBA Degree * Other professional certification desirable (CPA, CMA, CFA, etc.) Professional Experience: * Seven to ten years of related experience * Previous experience supporting Information Technology * Proven leadership skills * Ability to drive cross functional results * Ability and experience analysing marketing spend * Customer service awareness and commercial mentality * Ability to plan, for yourself and your stakeholders, so that deadlines are always achieved and efficient contingency is available to meet unforeseen needs * Strong interpersonal and presentation skills * Ability to handle pressure effectively and work within a fast paced and dynamic environment * Experience in preparing NPV/IRR analysis * Excellent communication skills at all levels of the organization * "Can do" attitude * Excellent computer skills – Microsoft Office essential; Oracle/Hyperion experience desirable Knowledge: * Understanding of the car rental market segment in the industry and its drivers * Understanding of Information Technology * Excellent grasp of competition * Strong ability and desire to translate Corporate vision into results * Strong Financial and business acumen Skills: * Superior analytical skills * Operates effectively within a complex and dynamic organization * Outstanding communication and leadership skills * Identify opportunities and react accordingly * Ability to act as change agent to drive process improvement throughout all levels of the organization * Ability to create synergies between operating Divisions * Comprehends the expectations of key stakeholders, * Strategic thinking – able to grasp, articulate, and optimize short–term vs. long–term implications and opportunities of decisions * Mature Confidence * Exceptional communication skills * Inspiring and motivating * Results driven * Planning and organising * Ability to work constructively under pressure * Resilient, adaptable, flexible * Innovative and creative * Experience in preparing NPV/IRR analysis * Commercial aptitude * Values diversity and is comfortable in dealing with different cultures