Director of Financial and HR Systems
Carters, Inc 418 reviews - Atlanta, GA

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Job Descriptions:
Carter's, Inc. (NYSE: CRI), is the largest branded marketer in the United States of apparel and related products exclusively for babies and young children. The Company owns the Carter's and OshKosh B'gosh brands, two of the most recognized brands in the marketplace. These brands are sold in leading department stores, national chains, and specialty retailers domestically and internationally. They are also sold through more than 600 Company-operated stores in the United States and Canada and on-line. Carter's is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. If you dream of working with innovative colleagues who support and inspire you, Count on Carter's .

Develop and execute strategies for Financial and HR systems at Carter’s

Manage and execute projects related to Financial and Human Resource systems supported

Oversee day-to-day operations related to Financial and HR systems

Responsible for developing, modifying, and executing month-, quarter-, and year-end close and budget load procedures for applicable systems

Select and manage required software vendors and service providers for Financial and HR systems and solutions

Lead major project implementation through appropriate use of project management skills and Project Lifecycle methodology

Provide thoughts leadership, employ industry best practices for use of technology and processes surrounding financial and HR-related systems

Collaborate with Finance, HR and IT leadership to create effective strategies and solutions for Financial Management, Accounting functions, and HR functions

Develop and execute strategies with business and IT partners for EDI or appropriate data exchange protocols and methods with outside parties, including vendors, customers, and banking and financial institutions

Identifying and staffing the right team (direct and indirect) with the right skills, situating them to leverage available skills across projects and business units

Leverage Financial and HR Systems capabilities globally; working with international subsidiaries and affiliates to ensure proper development, deployment, and use of technology across the Enterprise

Monitor, manages, communicates and reports issue resolution to user community appropriately

Participate in Information Technology Leadership Team activities, including IT portfolio planning, resource planning, IT strategy, budgeting, communications planning

Ensure Financial and HR Systems policies and procedures are in place to ensure compliance with internal, legal and regulatory requirements

Employ applicable SOX controls for portfolio of systems, including security and access controls and applicable business process controls

Provide appropriate reporting and business intelligence tools for executive and user community use

Supervise business analyst(s)

Communicate and negotiate with vendors

Communicate with external auditors

Attend continued professional education courses

Collaborate on integration strategies for Financial and HR systems with IT Development team

Some travel required, approximately 10%, to Carter’s offices, vendor locations, conferences, etc.

Availability for off-hour issue resolution may be required

Required Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Accounting, or related discipline

10+ years of experience in IT/Finance Systems, with 5+ years of experience in management of Financial Systems

Experience in leading ERP system implementation and deployment projects with depth of experience in global applications delivery and support management

Requires in-depth knowledge of a major ERP financial system platform (e.g. Oracle E-Business, Peoplesoft, SAP) and its modules (A/P, A/R, G/L, PO, F/A)

Ability to quickly understand legacy financial systems and processes

Knowledge of Infor Masterpiece SSA preferred, but not required

Knowledge of Hyperion EPM Essbase highly preferred, but not required

Knowledge of Concur Travel & Expense, Silk Road Red Carpet, SuccessFactors preferred, but not required

Ability to configure and architect Financial systems

Proven project management skills and leadership

Strong change management orientation and experience

Knowledge and experience in gathering requirements, functional design, and working with business processes

Strong analytical, problem solving and conceptual skills

Strong technical skills to translate business requirements into specifications

Ability to analyze high level business needs and develop innovative and cost effective solutions

Self-motivated, organized, and effectively achieves team and group goals.

Ability to work effectively across the organization, effectively soliciting full cooperation and being accepted by business partners as a trusted advisor

Strong communication skills, including an ability to listen to the needs of business partners, articulate issues in a clear and concise manner, and document findings as well as recommendations in both oral and written presentations.

Able to successfully handle multiple priorities and assignments with varying complexity.

Strong computer skills with proficiency in MS Office, MS Project, MS Visio and the general architecture of web and Windows solutions.

Flexibility with working hours in order to meet deadlines

Thank you for your interest in Carter's . Carter's is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

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Keyword: Financial Systems, HR Systems, Human Resource Systems, Information Technology, IT
From: Carters, Inc

About this company
418 reviews
The william carter company was founded in 1865 by william carter in needham, mass. it is one of the oldest and largest branded marketers of...