Senior Global Finance Integration ManagerEquinix is one of the fastest growing data center companies, growing connectivity between clients worldwide.
That’s why we're always looking for creative and forward thinking people who can help us achieve our goal of global interconnection.
With 200 data centers in over 24 countries spanning across 5 continents, we are home to the Cloud, supporting over 1000 Cloud and IT services companies that are directly engaged in technological innovation and development.
We are passionate about further evolving the specific areas of software development, software and network architecture, network operations and complex cloud and application solutions.
At Equinix, we make the internet work faster, better, and more reliably. We hire hardworking people who thrive on solving hard problems and give them opportunities to hone new skills, try new approaches, and grow in new directions.
Our culture is at the heart of our success and it’s our authentic, humble, gritty people who create The Magic of Equinix.
We share a real passion for winning and put the customer at the center of everything we do.We are pleased to offer this role to be based in our Slough, Berkshire offices.
If you want to the opportunity to make your mark in an industry leading company, read on!What you can expectPrepare and execute Project Plan for the Finance Operation function(s) assigned, ensuring timely execution of deliverablesDiscover and analyze the acquired business processes and perform gap analysis, producing detailed As Is process flowsIdentify solution on gaps, prepare Business Requirement Documents for IT and review Functional Design documentsManage and execute data cleansing activities, working closely with the data migration teamPerform data validation to ensure transfer of clean transactional and financial data to the Finance OrganizationProduce final process solution (Solution Design document) and present to stakeholdersProvide financial and process recommendations as required to stakeholdersIdentify cross functional dependencies and work with relevant department stakeholders to co-ordinate and prioritise activitiesMaintain communications plan and draft communications for submission to Marketing within agreed timelineManage system cut-over plan, ensuring timely execution of deliverablesEngage stakeholders where appropriate to get input / reviews / feedback / sign-offs as required in the various stages of the projectProvide weekly update to Management and other tracks on progressProvide support post-go-live, monitoring issues and resolutionsDepending on the number and size of integrations in scope the Finance Integration Manager may also assume Finance PMO responsibilities which will include, but not limited to : Present overall Finance Integration approach to acquired business and relevant stakeholdersOverall coordination of the project across Finance stakeholders (Tax, Treasury, Controllership)Organize weekly Finance meeting : agenda, minutes, action tracker, workshops etc.
Centralize requests for visiting the local country / team, and act as single point of contact prior to integration kick-off with the various cross functional finance tracksProject reporting to the IMO (weekly report and issue tracker, incl.
attendance to weekly Delivery lead call)Clarizen Administration : Synchronization of the Project Plan, capture project updatesFacilitate cross-functional solution design workshopsWho you areSolid understanding and experience of multiple finance operations function : P2P, GL Accounting, Fixed Assets, Revenue, Billing and Credit and CollectionsQualified Accountant with relevant work experienceMust be able to engineer solutions based on the facts and circumstances on the groundMust be hands on but also able to summarise complex issues and communicate to managementStrong Project Management, Presentation (material & delivery) and organizational skillsMust be flexible and react to what will be a constantly changing environmentMust be able to earn the respect of internal and external customers / vendorsThe ability to engage and communicate effectively with multiple stakeholders across a number of financial and non-financial disciplines at various levelsAble to produce high quality Visio process flows and PowerPoint presentationsPrince 2 qualified (or equivalent)Understanding of change management principles and Experience of working on an Integration or transformations projectAwareness of relevant USGAAP requirements would be an advantageAbility and willingness to travel when needed (during an integration project frequent travel will be required)What We OfferThe opportunity to leave your mark in a company that is growing quickly and still is able to keep a pioneer spirit.
We offer a competitive salary and a superb opportunity to build and expand your experience in an internal and international environment.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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