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Information and Technology Services (ITS) is looking for an Assistant Director of Finance Systems to join the Enterprise Application System within ITS.
You will manage the delivery of the PeopleSoft Financial applications at the Information Technology and Services organization within the University of Michigan. You will oversee the strategy, customer relationships, resourcing, staff development, and budget. You will direct the management team in the following area: setting team performance, strategy, direction and goals; coaching and counseling staff to accomplish goals, and overall responsibility of the Financial Systems area. This is a member of the EAS leadership team reporting to the Executive Director of Enterprise Application Services.
You have in-depth industry knowledge of the financial and business practices, PeopleSoft, higher education needs, industry, trends, issues and preferably cloud-based ERP systems.
Provide leadership for the PeopleSoft Finance (FIN) application with direct product management responsibility over the supply chain aspects.
Articulate and demonstrate the values and ethics of the organization.
Direct the managers to develop a cohesive strategy.
Set expectations for and foster constructive collaboration between team members at all levels.
Work with customer groups across the University and our affiliates to establish future solutions, collaborate and work with all ITS teams to help achieve ITS and the university's goals.
Provide leadership representation for the Finance IT area in many capacities, including the governance and prioritization committees and other campus and central office teams.
Provide daily management of managers that manage operations and ongoing strategy of the Financials IT and daily guidance of their teams. Additionally, provide daily management of some staff members.
Bachelor's Degree in a related field or equivalent combination of education, certification and experience.
10 years relevant work experience in information technology at an enterprise level that may include: system design, implementation strategies, process improvement, project management, production support, and systems development methodology.
5 years' experience in a management position to include responsibility for strategic planning, customer relationship management, project management, goal setting, resource planning and scheduling, and management experience that includes recruiting, mentoring, career development and performance management, or team building.
Technical knowledge in the assigned IT functions as well as broad knowledge in other disciplines/technologies/processes that work with the assigned responsibilities. Understanding of issues involved with software and application development, architecture, and mythology.
Direct experience in software and application development.
Experience managing project and departmental budgets.
Experience in applications development languages, methodologies and tools.
Experience in Cloud ERP implementations.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
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