Director, IT Finance job in Baltimore
|Company Type:||Certified B Corporation|
|Impact Area:||Education & Training|
|Company Name:|| Laureate Education|
|State / Province:||Maryland (MD)|
With a presence in 30 countries and serving more than 1million students worldwide, Laureate Education is the leading provider of post-secondary education on an international scale. The Company is dedicated to helping its students reach their highest potential and supporting their achievement of personal and professional goals. Laureate brings to its universities and students a global perspective blended with a local point of view, creating a truly multicultural, career-oriented educational experience.
This position will work within the corporate IT department and interact with the corporate FP&A department, as well as a variety of other corporate functions and segments, to provide key financial analysis to the CIO office in support of key decision making processes. The IT Finance Director will develop: annual budgets, monthly forecasts, IT cost analysis, IT service pricing and charge back modeling. This position will also be responsible for results in the global Transformation Project. Providing analysis, finance guidance and oversight over budget and spend activities related to these projects enabling decision making. The IT Finance Director will work closely with project owners to monitor budgets and adherence to financial goals. The position will report to the Executive Director of IT Finance and will have routine and strategic exposure to upper levels of management.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
TECHNICAL, MANAGERIAL, and PEOPLE SKILLS REQUIRED
Strong interpersonal skills, written, and oral communication skills are essential. The position will interact constantly with senior management, and other corporate departments. Attention to detail, strong problem solving skills, and ability to understand and articulate complex systems and business issues are also critical attributes of the job. The position includes planning and supporting a broad range of assignments with responsibility for recommending and implementing change in methods and procedures. The Manager will also prepare interpretation of operational and financial results and advise management on findings and appropriate course of action.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Ability to develop effective working relationships and influence people across functions, geographies, and all levels of the organization. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. English fluency required and fluency in other language(s) is desirable (Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin, and Arabic preferred). Experience in financial reporting, business analysis, corporate finance, balanced scorecard/dashboards, and preparation of presentations to Board of Directors, senior management or external stakeholders (lenders, rating agencies). Financial modeling skills desired, include preparation of cash flow statements, income statements, and balance sheets. This position will be based at Laureate's corporate headquarters in Baltimore, Maryland.