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Finance Director of Workday Adaptive Planning

Company: University System of NH
Location: Concord
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Finance Director of Workday Adaptive Planning For optimal experience, internal candidates should use their USNH username and password when applying for open positions. Operating Title Finance Director of Workday Adaptive Planning Long Classification Title USNH Director, Finance Division Campus Location Concord Department USNH Finance & Administration Operations Summary of Position Reporting to and collaborating with the Assistant Vice Chancellor, Financial Affairs, and the Finance Area Lead for the Workday implementation, this position serves as the workstream lead for the implementation of Workday Adaptive Planning functionality as part of USNH's system wide Enterprise Resource Planning program implementation. This position will be a key member of the Program implementation Team and the University System-wide Finance Team. This individual will partner with the selected software implementation partner to architect, design, configure and test the Workday Adaptive Planning functionality to meet the needs of the organization and develop business processes that will utilize both quantitative and qualitative analyses for operational aspects of the organization to evaluate the organization's progress toward achieving its goals. This individual will play a critical role in considering economic and business trends, reviewing past performance, and anticipating potential issues, with the goal of forecasting the entity's future financial results. This individual will work collaboratively with the finance and implementation teams as well as cross-functionally with departments across the University System of New Hampshire. Acceptable minimum level of education Bachelor's Acceptable minimum years of experience 7-10 years Additional Job Information Posting Number PS3880FY22 Other minimum qualifications Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in a relevant field preferred.
  • Experience with Workday Finance and the Workday Adaptive Planning functionality
  • Experience implementing Enterprise Resource Planning software in complex organizations
  • Experience with change management and/or recent organizational redesigns
  • Experience operating or leading in a Shared Services support model
  • Experience working for a higher-education organization
  • Experience working for a tax-exempt organization
  • Credentials for finance (e.g., Certified Financial Planner, Chartered Financial Analyst, Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Global Management Accountant, Chartered Management Accountant) or law/policy (e.g., JD or LLB ) Salary Information Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off. The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or marital status. Institution Information Posting Date 03/03/2023 Open Until Filled Yes Closing Date Posting Open to Internal Candidates Only? No Interested Internal Candidates Exist? No Job Category Appointment Type Regular If TERM position provide projected end date Equipment/Instruments Drivers License and Physical Requirements. Please check all items that apply. None applicable Duties / Responsibilities Job Duties Duty/Responsibility
    • As the Financial Planning & Analysis workstream lead, provide strategic leadership for the design and configuration, and ongoing maintenance of the financial planning and analysis ERP tools. (Workday Adaptive Planning)
    • Establish consolidated budget and financial forecasting business processes, short-term and long-term, for the entire University System which will aggregate the financial data from all institutions and provide relevant information, analysis, metrics, and data regarding University System-wide financial planning activities to ensure internal and external requirements are met (Board of Trustees, Presidents' Council and other Executive Councils, Faculty, Staff, State of NH, bond holders, etc.); this includes developing financial models and functionality, financial data/information/reports, and business requirements to budget and forecast revenues, expenses, assets, liabilities, and cash flow
    • Develop a deep knowledge of University System-wide and Institutional needs, priorities, and context; aligns strategic planning with institutional and University System-wide goals.
    • Direct workstream team members and business units in a collaborative manner; builds teams, motivates, guides, and mentors.
    • Establishes relevant and useful Key Performance Indicators, Dashboards and other tools appropriate for USNH including competitor analysis, economic and market trends as well as other meaningful insights into business performance.
    • Supports the Assistant Vice Chancellor, Financial Affairs, and the ERP Finance Area Lead in all FP&A-related areas and liaises with other stakeholders and Systemwide leaders.
    • Reviews existing processes and procedures to develop recommendations for improvement; Prepares business cases to support business decisions.
    • Minimizes variations in USNH wide processes and policies and drives strategic direction in alignment with USNH and institutional mandates and priorities in the most efficient and effective manner.
    • Seeks out methods and practices to minimize financial risk to both the institutions and the USNH as a whole.
    • Resolves problems and responds to questions concerning systemwide FP&A activities.
    • Effectively communicates information and conclusions from financial data across all levels of the organization, including executives.
    • Performs related duties, as assigned.Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
      • * What date are you available to begin working?(Open Ended Question)
        • * Have you ever been employed by any University System of New Hampshire campus?
          • Yes
          • No
          • * If yes, date(s) worked:(Open Ended Question)
            • * If yes, which location(s):(Open Ended Question)Documents Needed to Apply Required Documents
            • Resume/Vita
            • Cover Letter
            • (3) Professional References Contact Info Optional Documents 5 Chenell Drive, Suite 301, Concord, NH 03301

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