Senior Manager I, Global Business Services
Benton County, AR
What you'll do...
Directs the implementation of initiatives and process improvements in area of responsibility by communicating action plans to the team; leading teams
through process changes; communicating the business case to key stakeholders; translating strategy into actionable plans; identifying and
communicating areas of opportunity to senior leadership; and managing and allocating resources and budget for the department.
Assists with the development of and leads the strategy and processes for area of responsibility by partnering with senior leadership to determine the
overall strategy; aligning team strategies with the department strategy; evaluating existing processes and identifying areas for improvement;
developing processes to drive consistency; developing process strategies to create efficiencies and cost savings in the supplier and contract
administration process; overseeing the execution of risk-based strategies; ensuring compliance with set procedures and controls; evaluating
outcomes against projected costs and agreements; identifying trends in outcomes and developing processes and training to address them; and
ensuring visibility to and training on new processes.
Directs the financial performance of assigned business areas by analyzing financial data; comparing data to third-party information, budgets, or actual
results; researching and reviewing associates' research of financial information; discussing business impact of information in data and other
information to the profit and loss within accounting rules; ensuring audits are managed for timelines and accuracy; and facilitating the relationship
between the team and internal customers and external specialists.
Aligns and leverages multiple cross-functional teams to deliver key business objectives by leveraging cross-functional relationships to align strategic
objectives to achieve business goals; providing leadership and direction to cross-functional internal and external teams to allocate and align
resources, clarify priorities, and drive deliverables in alignment with corporate goals, objectives, and timelines; providing leadership to prevent or
resolve conflicts, mitigate business impact, and position the business to achieve strategic objectives; providing updates to the organization; and
eliminating obstacles to ensure key deliverables are met in a timely manner.
Oversees the execution of standard processes and controls by providing guidance and expertise on company policies and procedures related to
financial controls and systems controls; establishing governance for the department on month-end closings and balance sheet accounts; ensuring
account balances are recorded and monitored; ensuring proper controls are present in new and existing financial functions; enhancing and ensuring
reporting transparency of company financial systems; overseeing adherence to compliance controls; evaluating current practices on a continuous
basis; reviewing and evaluating financial statements to identify unusual account variances; and communicating financial metrics and fluctuations to
Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and communicating business
plans and priorities; removing barriers and obstacles that impact performance; providing resources; identifying performance standards; measuring
progress and adjusting performance accordingly; developing contingency plans; and demonstrating adaptability and supporting continuous learning.
Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates by selecting and training; mentoring; assigning duties; building a team-based work
environment; establishing performance expectations and conducting regular performance evaluations; providing recognition and rewards; coaching
for success and improvement; and ensuring diversity awareness.
Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by training and providing direction to
others in their use and application; ensuring compliance with them; and utilizing and supporting the Open Door Policy.
Ensures business needs are being met by evaluating the ongoing effectiveness of current plans, programs, and initiatives; consulting with business
partners, managers, co-workers, or other key stakeholders; soliciting, evaluating, and applying suggestions for improving efficiency and cost effectiveness;
and participating in and supporting community outreach events.
Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Mathematics, Information Technology, or related field and 3 years experience in accounting, finance,
payroll, information systems, or relevant area OR 5 years experience in accounting, finance, payroll, information systems, or relevant area.
Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.
Change Management, Leading a cross-functional team, Supervisory, Using advanced functionality of Microsoft Office