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GENERAL FUNCTION: Senior financial decision-maker with primary responsibility for analyzing the financial performance and growth opportunities for the Information Technology (IT) within the Vantiv COO organization. Responsible for assisting Vice President of Finance in developing action plans to sustain profitable growth for the IT division and overall COO organization. Provides assistance to division managers in building business strategies to grow revenues, identify cost efficiencies, and increase profitability. Coordinates with the Corporate Finance and IT division to ensure consistency in reaching Vantiv financial goals.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Establishes, fosters and maintains working relationships with peers and management within IT division and overall COO organization, as well as to Corporate Finance.
•Serves as the financial leader to IT
•Attends meetings with peers to maintain knowledge of current and emerging issues and risks in respective focus areas.
•Is an active participant in process improvement and problem resolution issues.
•Prepares and analyzes annual profit plan and rolling forecast for all parts of IT corresponding to the COO.
•Analyzes business performance, makes recommendations for improvements and measures progress. Success will be measured by outcomes. (i.e., business improvement)
•Works closely with VP of Finance supporting the COO organization to develop metrics and variance analysis of actual results for the IT division. Assists with the development of executive level presentations and discussion documents to highlight business issues and opportunities. Creates and publishes graphic metrics to communicate business results and status.
•Generates forecasts and analyzes trends related to IT
•Develops and implements policies and procedures.
•Anticipates and provides solutions to the most complex finance and accounting problems.
•Allocates and coordinates resources and handles personnel-related issues within the IT support division of the Corporate Finance department.
•Manages the planning and direction of departmental projects.
•Oversees the efficient operation and cost-effectiveness of operating systems and programs.
•Monitors and evaluates project progress and results to determine improvements in procedures needed to meet ultimate objectives.
•Provides training and guidance to less experienced analysts.
•Allocates work and reviews work of less experienced staff.
•Works with staff to set and achieve department objectives.
•Guides and advises subordinates. Resolves routine personnel issues.
•Develops cross training programs and ensures the adequate delegation of duties and responsibilities.
•Recruits, develops and exports talent.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: May be responsible for providing employees timely, candid and constructive performance feedback; developing employees to their fullest potential and provide challenging opportunities that enhance employee career growth; developing the appropriate talent pool to ensure adequate bench strength and succession planning; recognizing and rewarding employees for accomplishments.
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS REQUIRED:
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics, MBA with a focus in Finance preferred
Typically requires at least 10 years of corporate accounting and/or finance related experience
Strong financial planning experience required
Previous experience supporting a variety of business lines in a mid to large size, publicly traded company
Prior management experience
Highly Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Hyperion Essbase, Microsoft Access, and Oracle
Demonstrate ability to learn and understand various computer systems