POSITION SUMMARY :
The Director, Finance & Operations Business Systems position, in Information Services & Services (IT&S) organization, is a hands-on role, responsible for the support and enhancement of Finance, Accounting, Supply chain, FP&A, Revenue Accounting, and Human Resource Applications.
Responsibly includes the planning, development, and operation of business applications to support the organizational objectives of Finance, Supply Chain, and Human Resource business functions.
The individual will work with other IS&T team leaders to translate the organization’s business requirements into specific application projects and deliverables measures the effectiveness of the projects, and track progress against plan and operational Service Level Agreements (SLA).
In addition, the individual will manage highly qualified, technical, and functional staff members focused on business systems, by providing the coaching and guidance to assist the team in fulfilling the business and technical objectives.
The ideal candidate will represent the IS&T organization in interacting with senior-level leaders and third-party data providers and partners on matters that often requiring the coordination of activity across organizational lines to build and maintain robust and scalable enterprise business solutions.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES :
Own the SaaS ERP, EPM, and HCM (Human Capital Management) roadmap definition, prioritization, support, and maintenance across global business applications portfolio
Collaborate and partner with business leaders and project managers in determining a plan for implementing enterprise business solutions and systems (Finance, Supply Chain, Human Resources) technologies in supporting business needs
Provide day to day leadership in the development of processes, solutions, and best practices for the business systems domain and project execution by applying technical and functional knowledge and skills
Develop, maintain and support a complex portfolio of business systems projects that include Finance, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, and Human Resources.
Build an effective Software Release process in partnership with functional leaders to ensure maintenance and enhancement requests are delivered in compliance timely to support the business needs
Partner closely with IS&T Head of Data & Analytics in building and operating Enterprise Data Warehouse, Big Data & BI platform for a high level of availability and high performance
Participate in vendor solutions, develop alternatives, leading fit-gap analysis and recommend technical solutions in meeting the evolving needs of the business
Collaborate closely with IS&T SOX, Compliance, and corporate Regulatory groups to ensure the compliance and timely resolutions of issues.
Provide management and leadership to a group of Business Analyst (BA) and technical developers, including offshore partners
Recruit, Hire, Build and Grow a team of customer-focused SaaS business application delivery.
Motivate and lead teams for delivering the best possible business systems experience
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline / experience. A Master’s in computer science is a plus.
10+ years working in Information Technology, with at least 7+ years of experience leading and delivering complex enterprise business solutions
Experience working in a complex environment; multiple sites, multiple global regions, multiple stakeholders (internal and external)
Experience in delivering / leading projects on Oracle Fusion Financials and ERP SaaS platform is required.
Experience working with SaaS HCM is highly desirable.
Exposure to managing in-house, outsourced, and SaaS-based applications and infrastructure. The candidate must have a deep understanding of the SaaS landscape and integration platforms.
Demonstrated ability to lead and energize multidisciplinary, multi-site, and project teams using skilled communication and excellent interpersonal skills.
Deep knowledge and understanding of the end-to-end functional business processes of Finance, Supply Chain are required.
Is skilled in interviewing business users and run workshops, collecting and interpreting requirements, explaining the solution details to the business audience
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES :
Excellent communication skills with the ability to convey information to internal and external stakeholders in a clear, focused, and concise manner
Proven experience in managing projects and processes with ambitious milestones under pressure successfully
Demonstrate high individual effectiveness and organization skills : flexibility, communication, time-management, and interpersonal skills, with high attention to detail, and experience handling multiple projects / tasks simultaneously while meeting deadlines.
Previous experience in a regulated industry such as biotech, pharmaceuticals, or medical devices is highly desirable.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT :
Duties are typically performed in an office setting. This position requires the ability to use a computer keyboard, communicate over the telephone and read printed material.
Duties may require working outside normal working hours (evenings and weekends) at times.
Travel required for this position : No
OUR OPPORTUNITY Driven by the passion for elevating the science and utility of genetic testing, Natera is committed to helping families identify and manage genetic diseases.
Natera is a rapidly growing diagnostics company with proprietary bioinformatics and molecular technology for analyzing DNA.
Our complex technology has been proven clinically and commercially in the prenatal testing space and we are actively researching its applications in the liquid biopsy space for developing products with oncology applications.
The Natera team consists of highly dedicated statisticians, geneticists, doctors, laboratory scientists, business professionals, software engineers and many other professionals from world-class institutions, who care deeply for our work and each other.
When you join Natera, you’ll work hard and grow quickly. Working alongside the elite of the industry, you’ll be stretched and challenged, and take pride in being part of a company that is changing the landscape of genetic disease management.
WHAT WE OFFER Competitive Benefits. Healthy catered lunches, Premium snacks and beverages, Onsite gym with cardio and weight-training equipment, Game room with satellite TV, Onsite dry cleaning and alteration service with pick-up and delivery, Employee-organized sport leagues, Happy hours and BBQs, Generous Employee Referral program.