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Finance Process Optimization Manager

 

Finance Process Optimization Manager

  • JR-125508
  • Slough
  • Denver
  • Tampa
  • Chicago
  • Frisco
  • Business Analysis and Operations Support
  • Full time
Finance Process Optimization Manager

Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 200+ data centers across the globe and providing interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed. 

 

We are a fast-growing global company with 70+ consecutive quarters of growth. Through our innovative portfolio of high-performance products and services, we have created the largest, most active global ecosystem of nearly 10,000 companies, including 1,800+ networks and 2,900+ cloud and IT service providers in over 26 countries spanning five continents.   

 

A career at Equinix means you will collaborate on work that impacts the world and be surrounded by endless opportunities to learn new skills and grow in varied directions. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.  

Job Summary: The Finance Strategy and Transformation team is responsible for assessing and delivering process continuous improvement and automation using 6 sigma methodology and robotic process automation. We are searching for a Business Process Optimization Manager who will work with functional teams towards implementing efficient and scalable processes. You will analyze and design business processes in collaboration with business partners and subject matter experts across the finance organization. We are looking for someone to make immediate impact in this role to reduce process complexity, increase process efficiency, and enable speed of operational processes.

Responsibilities

General Responsibility

The candidate will primarily be responsible for working with the process owners and process subject matter experts to identify areas, which can be improved by process streamlining combined with technology, such as Robotic Process Automation tools. The candidate will also work on documenting the process as well as developing actual automations using the Robotic Process Automation tools.

Process Improvement

  • Drives process definition, re-engineering, improvement, and gap analysis of current/future-state processes in partnership with key internal partners in Finance

  • Identifies process gaps along with a root cause analysis of issues and uses data to make fact-based decisions for process improvement.

  • Makes process design and development recommendations to standardize, improve, or redesign processes to meet business needs.

  • Works with cross functional teams to ensure the development of an efficient and scalable end to end process.

  • Coordinates with process owners and technology owners to define technology requirements to support the process strategy and deployment.

Analytics

  • Exposure to finance analytics, ability to study business processes and identify areas of improvement where analytics solutions can be maximized.

  • Ability to gather and document key finance functions’ analytics As-Is process and partner with Analytics function to define the future scope.

Project Management

  • Builds, leads, and drives regional/cross-regional project plans and resources, implementing them using appropriate tools and techniques

  • Drives alignment with partners from problem identification through implementation and post-implementation monitoring

  • Ensures that the Process Improvement initiatives are aligned with the function’s strategic goal

  • Tracks and communicates the status of business initiative projects to management

Qualifications

Essential

  • 5-10 year of experience in process improvement efforts.

  • Self-starter capable of taking initiative and working with minimal direction

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, IT or related field.

  • Applicable work experience in a consulting, finance / accounting environment

  • Excellent communication skills including research, writing, and presentation skills

  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio skills required.

  • Prior technology focus around process tools preferred (i.e. BPM, RPA) but not required.

Preferred

  • Process Certifications (Six Sigma, BPM, ITIL or equivalent) a plus

  • Ability to understand and assimilate new ideas and manage change

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills

  • Great teammate, flexible, and ability to resolve issues efficiently

  • Knowledge and working experience of Blue Prism or Uipath

  • Bachelor's degree required

  • Green belt preferred

 

At Equinix, we’re tasked with leading in the communities we serve — and doing our part to help keep our communities and our teams safe. Our #IamSafeIBelongIMatter culture transcends and informs all we do. In alignment with our culture, Equinix has implemented a vaccine or test policy that requires employees to show proof of full vaccination or get tested regularly to work onsite in an IBX or office. 

Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. 

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