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Director, IT Business Services Finance

The Coca-Cola Company

  • Location: Atlanta, GA - USA
  • Post Date: 11/1/2018
  • Job Type: FULL TIME
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Job ID: R-19767

Position Overview:

Reporting to the Head of Finance, this leader will be accountable for the overall planning, organizing and execution of specific IT Product/Capabilities within one of the Finance sub functions. As an IT Product Manager, he/she will partner closely with Finance leaders in developing and implementing IT Capabilities that will enable the company strategy for digitizing internally.
This role will have end to end ownership of systems and processes within a specific process area of Finance. In addition to delivering on the roadmap, he/she will also be responsible for providing operational support of the platform and technologies. This individual will need to build and maintain key relationships at all levels of the business to drive the roadmap forward.

The successful candidate must have proven experience and ability to lead and execute large scale ERP implementations in Finance. Demonstrated skills in Program management experience along with deep expertise in the finance areas across core Finance GL and Source to Pay in SAP, Ariba and related IT technology.

Function Specific Activities:

Function Related Activities/Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee the development and deployment of Finance and Source To Pay solutions using SAP, Ariba and related technologies
  • Engage with global, multi-functional leadership and demonstrate thought leadership in the areas of Core Finance, Procurement
  • Lead large projects/programs within the scope of the Finance function.
  • Financial management of budgets and costs including projects and baseline
  • Develop and execute the team staffing strategy and plan
  • Coach and mentor staff on career growth, technical knowledge, business culture, and communication and collaboration
  • Manage or participate in cross-functional teams to promote technology strategies, analyze and test products, perform proofs-of-concept, and pilot new technologies and/or methods
  • Lead creation or improvement of standards, guidelines, and best practices for teams utilizing the solutions
  • Lead and procure staff augmentation, contract project teams, products /tools
  • Maximize the value of technology investments and identify future technologies required to support the information needs of the company
  • Provide strategic guidance on industry best practices and products that can be leveraged to support the company's business objectives

Education Requirements:  Bachelor's Degree required. Finance, Accounting experience preferred.

Required

  • 10+ years of experience in leading global, diverse technology teams and in delivery of large IT projects
  • 10+ years of experience in SAP, Finance, Procurement, in a large, complex, global organization
  • ERP Transformation, S4 HANA, Finance, Supply Chain
  • Supplier engagement experience focused on sourcing processes, requirements dissemination, and performance standards management is preferred

Preferred

  • Dev/Ops: Experience deploying and utilizing Dev/Ops strategies, methods, and tools such as; Jira, GitHub, Docker, Kubernetes, Bamboo, BitBucket, etc.
  • Master Data

Leadership Behaviors: 

DRIVE INNOVATIONGenerate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain our business (encompassing everything from continuous improvement to new product and package innovation)

COLLABORATE WITH SYSTEM, CUSTOMERS, and OTHER STAKEHOLDERSDevelop and leverage relationships with stakeholders to appropriately stretch and impact the System (Company and Bottler)

ACT LIKE AN OWNERDeliver results, creating value for our brands, our System, our customers and key stakeholders

INSPIRE OTHERSInspire people to deliver our mission and 2020 Vision, demonstrate passion for the business and give people a reason to believe anything is possible

DEVELOP SELF AND OTHERSDevelop self and support others' development to achieve full potential

Growth Behaviors:

  • Growth Mindset:  Demonstrates Curiosity.  Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity.
  • Smart Risk:  Makes bold decisions/recommendations
  • Externally Focused:  Understands the upstream and downstream implications of his/her work.  Tracks and shares external trends, best practices, or ideas.
  • Performance Driven & Accountable:  Has high performance standards.  Outperforms her/his peers.
  • Fast/Agile:  Removes barriers to move faster.  Experiments and adapts.  Thrives under pressure and fast pace.
  • Empowered:  Brings solutions instead of problems.  Challenges the status quo.  Has the courage to take an unpopular stance. 

Job Requirements:

Years of Experience:

Leadership Behaviors:

  • DRIVE INNOVATION: Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain our business(encompassing everything from continuous improvement to new product and package innovation). 
  • COLLABORATE WITH SYSTEM, CUSTOMERS, AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS: Develop and leverage relationships with stakeholders to approximately stretch and impact the System (Company and Bottler).
  • ACT LIKE AN OWNER: Deliver results, creating value for our Brands, our System, our customers, and key stakeholders. 
  • INSPIRE OTHERS: Inspire people to deliver our mission and 2020 Vision, demonstrate passion for the business and give people a reason to believe anything is possible. 
  • DEVELOP SELF AND OTHERS: Develop self and support others' development to achieve full potential. 

Growth Behaviors:

  • GROWTH MINDSET: Demonstrates curiosity. Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity.
  • SMART RISK: Makes bold decisions/recommendations.
  • EXTERNALLY FOCUSED: Understands the upstream and downstream implications of his/her work. Tracks and shares external trends, best practices or ideas.
  • PERFORMANCE DRIVEN AND ACCOUNTABLE: Has high performance standards. Outperforms her/his peers.
  • FAST/AGILE: Removes barriers to move faster. Experiments and adapts. Thrives under pressure and fast pace.
  • EMPOWERED: Brings solutions instead of problems. Challenges the status quo. Has the courage to take an unpopular stance.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Apply
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