Interior Specialists Business Systems Analyst (Shared Services Acct Operations) in Phoenix, Arizona
ARE YOU PASSIONATE ABOUT…
Driving operational excellence through continual process improvement and problem solving?
Planning directing, and coordinating activities of the Service Center teams ensuring goals or objectives are accomplished within established SLA’s and in accordance with GAAP?
Mentoring, coaching, training and developing teams through hands-on leadership?
Implementing SOP’s and performance metrics to sustain and improve service reliability of the functions within the Shared Service Center?
Reporting to the Director of Finance (Shared Services), the selected candidate will oversee the financial accounting and reporting aspects of the shared service finance organization, with an emphasis in a few treasury areas related to working capital management, T&E program administration, operational day-to-day management of the teams and process improvement initiatives. This is a hands-on role with success being highly dependent on quickly learning all levels of shared service operations within the business. The candidate must demonstrate the ability to lead high-performing teams in a fast-pace, frequently changing environment, driven by metrics/KPI’s while building a culture that promotes a ‘do whatever it takes’ attitude to support the business. This individual will be highly focused and agile – leading by example. The Business Systems Analyst will likely start out directly managing a team to build their understanding of the business. This individual will work closely with the Division Controllers, Corporate Accounting and Executive Leadership teams, including the Board.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This position allows for involvement in all Service Center operations and financial accounting and reporting.
Manage existing working capital reporting, including ABL/BBC calcs, daily cash flow/forecasting, weekly disbursements and deposit snapshots. Regularly distribute to executive leadership, including the board.
Develop ways to streamline and improve the working capital reporting.
Lead Concur T&E program administration, including the continual roll-out to the company and administration of BAML company cards.
Conduct company-wide A/R review calls - lead consolidated reporting and commentary for executive leadership.
Conduct regular reviews of unapplied cash, customer deposit, and outstanding check balances to ensure timely resolution by Service Center teams and/or proper escheatment within state laws.
Lead implementation of internal controls for vendor master, customer master, A/P, A/R and billing, including conducting periodic testing/review.
Respond to inquiries from senior management and handle special requests.
Assist the Director of Shared Services with daily operational management of the Finance Service Center
Evaluate existing processes, procedures, controls and systems technology to identify opportunities for process improvement and increased efficiency.
Lead implementation of strategic Service Center projects, working directly with Service Center managers.
Assist with all aspects of the month end close process – ensuring timely delivery of all Service Center functions.
Lead and coordinate the Service Center support of bank and annual audits, including the accumulation and review of selections.
Build strong working relationships with Corporate and Division leaders.
Other duties and projects as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
SAP experience highly preferred.
Working capital or cash management experience
Experience with Concur T&E administration
Experience in fast paced, high-volume transactional environment
Demonstrated ability to lead and implement process improvement initiatives (quantify cost/quality benefit to the business)
Strong accounting background is preferred
Construction or Homebuilding industry background is a plus
Able to travel as needed to other Service Center and Corporate/Regional locations
Ability to work under pressure, with multiple priorities, projects and strict deadlines.
Agile in a fast-paced, high energy environment.
Exceptionally Strong Problem Solving and Analytical skills.
Exceptionally Strong Written and Oral Communication (including analysis, interpretation, reasoning, and presentation).
Positive, Professional demeanor that sets an example for the rest of the team.
Motivated and Driven by operational excellence.