Financial Systems Director (IT) 

Vonage Finance Mission: We are a critical player in contributing to both short-term and long-term business decisions. We oversee and provide timely and accurate financial information across the organization, to leaders, decision-makers and external stakeholders. We protect company assets, both real and intangible, and ensure financial compliance with country, state and local laws. We serve as an indispensable business partner on topics requiring economic, financial and fiduciary inputs and expertise.


Why this role matters


Responsible for supporting and maintaining the Oracle Fusion environment financial system health including subledger and related integrated or upload feeds. This encompasses all Oracle subledgers, including consolidations, account reconciliation tool, journal posts, AP, Fixed Assets, purchasing and reporting, as well as well controlled feeds from billing, T&E and other required integrations and data inputs. Smartview report development and tutelage, development and updating of current important processes of Fusion Calc Manager tool, and updating the integrated Oracle Budgeting tool (EPBCS). Alert and proactively identify system issues, acting as Finance liaison to the IT organization and Oracle for more systemic matters, submitting trouble tickets to obtain support. Also directing, generating, developing and maintaining the health of established reporting structures. Escalating to IT and Oracle help desk tickets based on findings and probable causes and solutions to treat related financial ledger system and financial reporting related issues. 



What you will do

·        Financial systems maintenance and administration. Undertake systems maintenance tasks and work with the technical support teams in IT and Oracle to ensure that the requirements and performance of the system is maximized.

·        Meet with system owners, decision makers, and end users to define the business financial operations requirements, goals, and identify and resolve issues as well as to define the scope of work, deliverables, timeframes, and methodology.

·        Improve the business processes and operations through prototyping and developing new financial systems enhancements.

·        Review and analyze pre-existing financial systems for its effectiveness, as well as developing new strategies to improve or further leverage the Oracle environment.

·        Develop improvement strategies for financial reporting and related system infrastructure and related tools and dashboards.

·        Identify and establish parameters and scope of systems analysis so that defining the outcome criteria and measure-taking actions will be easier for the organization.

·        Collaborate in the design planning, development, and deployment of enhancements to existing financial systems and new applications.

·        Support any necessary research on hardware and software products to support buying efforts and to justify recommendations.



Operational Management Duties and Responsibilities

·        Support and maintain technical, project planning, and documentation of business processes necessary to ensure ongoing efficiencies and effectiveness of the reporting process.

·        Support and collaborate with IT, technical requirements, and ensure IT control functions are set to maintain backups, updates and related access is available as necessary.
Support maintenance of standards and documentation, as well as create proposals for financial systems designs.

·        Prepare and deliver recommendations, or reports, which address existing, or potential troubles or inefficiencies of the existing financial systems structure.

·        Aid the management in making implementation decisions by creating analysis for cost-benefit and return on investment.

·        Create efficiencies within and across the area by evaluating business processes, recommending improvements, and identifying new opportunities.



What you will bring


·        Strong communication, problem solving, and analytical skills are required to support the Controller’s Organization and obtain high financial system investment returns.

·        The role includes strong planning, designing, developing, and launching efficient financial system management strategies including supporting the maintenance and efficiencies of core Controller’s organizational functions and business processes requirements. This includes collecting and analyzing data to support the business cases, system requirements, and proposed projects.

·        Kicks off periodic close routines, ensuring proper processing and well controlled financial system operation within the Oracle Fusion environment.  


What is required for application


·        10-15 years of senior level experience supporting financial organizations along with several years of financial consulting and systems installation experience.

·        Oracle Fusion experience required.

·        Strong desktop skills and application troubleshooting are essential and required.

·        Ability to collaborate and work effectively with various applicable cross functional groups, and requires related excellent communications, organizational, and project management skills.

·        Strong analytical skills required

·        BS in related finance/accounting and IT solutioning and technical reporting areas of a related specialty. Preferred to have CPA



·        CPA preferred

·        MS degree preferred

·        Deep knowledge in intranet development, database development, and application support a plus.


What is in it for you

In addition to providing exciting work, career advancement opportunities, and a collaborative work environment, Vonage provides competitive pay and benefits including unlimited discretionary time off and tuition reimbursement.



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