Senior Lead, Finance Systems, Planning at WeWork Technology

| Greater NYC Area
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About the Role

The Senior Lead, Finance Systems will enjoy the opportunity to work on projects spanning across the Finance, Sales, Real Estate, and Logistics teams. The primary focus of this role is to aid the Director of Planning, Financial Systems on initiatives focused around enhancing all aspects of planning, including people, processes, and technology.

They will partner with diverse business stakeholders and engage in numerous projects to increase business efficiency and automate business processes leveraging technology. They have excellent collaboration, problem solving and advanced technical skills. They are able to navigate unique technical landscapes, are hands on, and respond to end user requests for new features and product lines, problem investigation, and supporting new markets.

 

Responsibilities
  • Work closely with the business teams to understand functional requirements and execute them through successful implementation, testing and deployment with required documentation

  • Assist in implementing new functionality within Workday to enhance the revenue process and support new business initiatives

  • Troubleshoot problems, test, and work with business to resolve issues.

  • Translate business needs into requirement specifications to outside vendors

  • Leverage business knowledge and expertise to identify opportunities for process improvements.

  • Partner with technical teams to streamline system integrations and enhance existing business processes

 

Experience/ Skill Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Strategy, Engineering or a related field required

  • 3+ years hands-on financial planning systems experience required.

  • 1+ years of Workday Financials (or similar ERP) experience preferred

  • 1+ years of Anaplan experience preferred

  • Implementation life-cycle experience, preferably with project management, issue management, communication and change management exposure. Experience with JIRA a plus.

  • In-Depth understanding of revenue and billing processes preferred

  • Excellent knowledge of Financial / Planning principles and best practice

  • Excellent interpersonal, collaboration, and problem-solving skills

  • Must be a skilled communicator, with well-developed verbal, written and presentation ability.

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Location

Our headquarters in NYC sits in Chelsea, but our growing tech team works from our SoHo, Chelsea, and Greenwich Village offices.