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Application Portfolio Manager

Company: Deloitte
Location: Morristown
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

The teamFinance Systems serves as US finance application portfolio subject matter experts, to implement and manage innovative solutions and changes through governance and change management to meet the technology needs of finance and the US firm. Joining the team provides an opportunity to drive the future vision of the Finance organization.The work you'll doFinance Systems is looking for a Portfolio Manager to drive the operation, enhancement, and integration of finance-led systems. In this role, you will manage a portfolio of finance systems, serving as the subject matter expert. The Portfolio Manager will manage the enhancement backlog, translate requirements to technology teams for development, manage the Program Iteration execution and delivery working with technology teams, and coordinate UAT efforts. After a production release, this position will monitor system performance, support ongoing defect resolution, execute governance tracking, and provide project (PMO) oversight. In this role you will act as the liaison between Information Technology and various Finance stakeholders to provide insight on system changes and design.Responsibilities include:Relay the business strategy into technical requirements; communicate requirements to technical teamsManage the execution and timeline of system changes, escalating issues and risks to leadership, as neededManage operations and maintenance of financial systems; Oversee the manual and automated financial work processes, systems, and procedures for efficiency of workflow and accuracyUnderstand interfaces across the portfolio of systems and the impacts to business processesIdentify and recommend needed process improvementsAnalyze system design alternatives for new financial accounting systems and / or improvements to existing systemsProvide insight on the development of system upgrades or redesignsOversee the accuracy of the financial systems and ensure that there are no variances between the financial systems and general ledgerOversee the resolution of application and data integrity issuesProvide content and review for the change management teamManage team of analysts (in US and India)Qualifications and requirements:Professional with 5+ years of relevant experience; previous work experience with a professional services firm preferredStrong executive presence and the ability to work with and influence senior leadersComfort with ambiguity and the ability to logically structure issues and determine recommended resolutionsStrategic thinker with the ability to make connections across workstreams and matrixed organizationsSuperior project management skills with demonstrated experience successfully managing a cross-functional or cross-departmental team on a complex projectAbility to work well under pressure and effectively and professionally navigate tough situationsDemonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively with a team, but also be a self-starterDemonstrated commitment to integrity and confidentialityDeep understanding of finance systems and processes; experience with SAP and supportive finance applicationsExcellent proficiency in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, business, or related field required; Master's degree preferredMust be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the futureAbility to travel 0-10%, on average, based on the work you do and the clients and industries/sectors you serveThe wage range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. At Deloitte, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $117k - $195k.You may also be eligible to participate in a discretionary annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing the program, whereby an award, if any, depends on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and organizational performance.EA_ExpHireEA_FA_ExpHire

Keywords: Deloitte, Newark , Application Portfolio Manager, Executive , Morristown, New Jersey

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