You a permanent position as Functional architect for Group Finance and Tax, covering all IT applications that perform financial accounting, management accounting, capital and leverage calculations, tax calculations and accounting, internal and external financial reporting, regulatory reporting and submissions.
You will lead a small team of around five architects who specialize in specific areas of the portfolio.
You are accountable for the Group Finance IT Architecture in alignment with the group’s IT architecture strategy and responsible for delivery of a world-
class IT strategy, architecture and roadmap in line with business strategy and priorities, ensuring alignment to other key programs and initiatives across Group Finance and the bank.
You will be a thought leader in adoption of big data technology, and cloud technology for Risk and Finance IT.
You drive the innovation agenda for Group Finance IT. This includes defining how new technologies can be applied across the Group Finance IT application landscape.
You are responsible for the application inventory and lifecycle status for large portfolio of more than 100 applications.
These range from critical mainframe applications to very large data warehouses, including reporting and analytical applications, custom-
built and vendor-provided applications, on premise and on the cloud.
You advise the Group Finance IT managers and application owners on how to embrace Cloud technology, how to integrate with Reporting Portal, how to implement DevOps toolchains, and how to use artificial intelligence and machine learning to deliver efficiencies to Group Finance and Tax.
Master or Bachelor degree in Computer Science or equivalent degree and extensive experience (10+ years) in a large IT architecture function or equivalent, with business partners in several locations over several different time zones.
You have a deep understanding of the main functions of Finance & Accounting IT with a large Banking and financial services company.
You are able to define strategy and roadmap for large functional area with over 100 applications.
Are you highly collaborative and able to discuss and persuade very senior leaders in finance and technology in merits of technology strategy, articulating business benefits in very tangible ways?
Are you a dedicated problem solver with a positive personality? Then we are sure that you would be an excellent fit to join our team.
You have a deep understanding of current accounting and analytics software trends coupled with the ability to translate business and IT vision into actionable technology projects and experience in implementing big data technology for reporting and analysis.
Are you able to deliver in an environment of fixed deadlines and sometimes uncertain scope? Are you a strong communicator with fluency in English and able to speak as a peer to both the business and technology leadership? Then apply now.
Ms. E. Pöthke-Hohenberger would be happy to receive your application. Please apply via our Career Portal.