Finance IT Senior Manager

Applies expert subject matter knowledge to manage staff activities in solving most complex business/technical issues within established policies. Manages activities of non-exempt/exempt individual contributors (typically Expert/Master) and/or MG1s. Has accountability for a large multi-department area(s) or location(s) with significant impact on business unit results and organizational strategy. Acts as a key advisor to senior management on the development of overall policies and long-term goals of the organization. Plans, manages and monitors high-end operational/tactical activities of Staff. Staff members'primary focus is on either high-end tactical or broad strategic issues or a combination of both. Recruits and supports development of direct staff members. Position typically reports to Director or above.

Additional Guidance/Criteria:

  • Directs and controls activities within a sub-region or Region.
  • Typically manages 10 or more direct reports. Span of Control guidelines may differ from these numbers.

Responsibilities:

  • Manages activities of ICs (typically Expert/Master) and/or MG1s with accountability for a large multi- department area(s) or location(s) with significant impact on business unit results, organizational strategy, and transformational activities. Often carries program management responsibilities with multiple projects.
  • Applies mastery level subject matter knowledge and alternative resourcing plans to manage staff activities in solving most complex business/technical issues. May interpret policy or recommend policy exception.
  • Understands, articulates, and optimizes application and process capabilities for use by multiple IT constituents.
  • Directs and controls activities for a pan-HP business or IT area, typically consisting of multiple disciplines. Plans, directs, and monitors high-end operational/tactical activities of staff as well as drives the strategic multi-year plan for the team. May influence or participate in the creation of the domain or sub-domain strategy.
  • Drives architectural simplification and ensures capabilities and applications are done "once for the company".
  • Ensures that systems and applications are highly available and meet or exceed performance expectations, and require little to no support.
  • Understands, articulates, and optimizes application and process capabilities for use by multiple/all business and IT constituents.
  • Ensures team meets or enables achievement of relevant IT metrics and commitments per IT business goals and objectives.
  • Provides technical as well as people leadership.
  • Exerts influence horizontally and vertically in the organization; demonstrates business acumen and applies it for effective business engagement with internal customers and effective management of programs and initiatives.
  • Drives change management beyond the immediate team and for the business unit; takes personal ownership of the IT strategy and drives support of it.

Education and Experience Required:

  • Typically a technical bachelor's degree or equivalent; advanced degree may be preferred. Twelve years minimum related experience with minimum five years of management or supervisory experience.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Demonstrated strong expertise within relevant fields or disciplines. Strong knowledge or business experience in other business units or functional areas of the company.
  • Experience directing and controlling the activities of multiple functions.

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