22 days old

Sr. Director, Finance

Parsippany, NJ 07054

In this critical role, the Senior Director of Finance will provide financial and strategic decision support to the business to ensure achievement of short and long-term financial goals. Partnering with management, the Senior Director will facilitate the understanding of key business dynamics including productivity analysis, margin improvement, and business analysis (such as client retention, loss reporting and quality metrics). Driving financial best practices, the Senior Director will optimize financial opportunities regarding revenue enhancement and expense management throughout the organization. In addition, the Senior Director acts as a support function for the operating plan, forecast process, and management reporting/financial close activities.

This role partners with General Manager/DVP in setting direction and managing key priorities such as client profitability, associate productivity, client satisfaction, competitive position, product enhancements and other business opportunities. The role assists the GM and their Senior Leaders in understanding the business dynamics which includes financial modelling, trend analysis on leading indicators and other business metrics. The role supports the full life cycle of the client and their experience through sales, implementation and service cycles.

At ADP we are driven by your success. We engage your unique talents and perspectives. We welcome your ideas on how to do things differently and better. In your efforts to achieve, learn and grow, we support you all the way. If success motivates you, you belong at ADP.

We strive for every interaction to be driven by our CORE values: Insightful Expertise, Integrity is Everything, Service Excellence, Inspiring Innovation, Each Person Counts, Results-Driven, & Social Responsibility.
  • Business Partnering: Partners with Key Stakeholders and Business Partners to align on business priorities and drive effective solutions/execution. Constructively communicates compelling arguments based on facts and data, and obtains necessary buy-in to deliver on business objectives. Partners with senior/general management in setting direction and managing key priorities such as client profitability and retention, competitive position, expense management, product enhancements and other business opportunities. Acts as the Finance business partner to functional organizations such as Sales, Implementation and Marketing; supports Pricing analytics and decision-making as needed.
  • Business Analysis: Uses deep understanding of objectives, issues and root causes and provides insightful, fact-based data analysis to help solve complex problems. Provides financial and strategic decision support to senior management to ensure achievement of short and long term financial goals. Assists management in understanding the business dynamics which includes productivity, relationships, model, trends, leading indicators and business statistics.
  • Strategic Planning and Initiatives: Partners with business leadership to develop strategies and initiatives to drive growth and margin improvements. Executes on strategic initiatives such as M&A support, product launches, market entry, and process improvement efforts. Develops business cases and recommends financial strategies to ensure business growth/market presence and margin improvement. Maintains an awareness of general economic, competitive, business and financial conditions and communicates impact on business operations to key stakeholders.
  • Operating Planning and Forecasting: Creates annual operating plan that is aligned to the strategic plan and performs forecasting to provide visibility into business results to enable business decisions. Provides consultative input or business analyses to support operating planning and forecasting.
  • Financial Operational Policy: Establishes and maintains consistent financial operational policies and procedures to govern related practices. Drives identification of best practices related to financial operations policies and procedures; recommends modifications as needed. Ensures continued compliance with all policies and practices such as Loss Reporting/Technical Lost Business.
  • Talent Development and Management: Deliberately builds capability for short and long term. Sets direction, goals and expectations about performance, holds associates accountable for development and provides appropriate feedback. Coaches and develops associates, builds diverse team and encourages innovative thinking to identify broad growth opportunities. Delegates responsibilities to associates, both to deliver on commitments and to continuously build team members' capabilities.
  • Management Reporting and Financial Close Activities: Produces and distributes recurring and ad hoc management reports. Responsible for financial reporting accuracy; partners with shared services organizations and ensures adequate control environment to mitigate financial and business risks in collaboration with process owners. Leverages recurring and ad hoc management reporting to identify trends, build business cases, highlight opportunities and risks, and drive business decision making.
  • BS - Accounting , Finance, Economics or equivalent.
  • 10+ Years of Experience including 5+ Years People Leadership (direct or indirect).
  • MBA Finance or MS in Business Analytics or similar degree.
  • Graduate of Finance Leadership Development Program.
  • Graduate of Executive MBA Program.
  • Consulting Experience.

We're designing a better way to work, so you can achieve what you're working for. Consistently named one of the 'Most Admired Companies' by FORTUNE Magazine, and recognized by DiversityInc as one of the 'Top 50 Companies for Diversity,' ADP works with more than 740,000 organizations across the globe to help their people work smarter, embrace new challenges, and unleash their talent. "Always Designing for People" means we're creating platforms that will transform how great work gets done, so together we can unlock a world of opportunity.

At ADP, we believe that diversity fuels innovation. ADP is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, genetic information, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, lawful alien status, national origin, age, marital status, or protected veteran status. We support an inclusive workplace where associates excel based on personal merit, qualifications, experience, ability, and job performance.


Posted: 2020-09-30 Expires: 2020-10-30

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