02 Sep
Project Leader - Process Excellence
Georgia, Atlanta 00000 Atlanta USA

POSITION PURPOSEThe Finance Innovation and Transformation (FIT) team is part of the Corporate Controller’s group (CCG) and is comprised of integrated competency centers that help drive value realization. FIT helps finance leaders transform the finance function by moving away from traditional, highly manual transactional processes in a backward-looking function to a predictive and proactive mindset powered by intelligent insights and automation. FIT includes the following competency centers: Project Management Office, Product Management, Business Process Outsourcing, Process Optimization, Data Analytics, and Automation COE. FIT serves the Controller’s group as the digital hub and works cross-functionally with business partners in Finance and through-out Home Depot to support the company’s strategic objectives.This position will reside in the FIT Process Optimization competency center. The role is responsible for leading projects to capture existing business processes, identify opportunities for improvement, propose improvements, and gain leadership alignment. The individual in this position will perform process analysis deep dives to evaluate enhancement and automation opportunities. Metrics and knowledge of current and emerging technologies are required to eliminate waste and variability within the process, capture customer business requirements, translate those requirements into functional specifications, and provide implementation support for recommendations. Additionally, this individual must build trust and maintain cross-functional relationships by being well-informed of business initiatives, system implementations, and organizational changes while collaborating with leadership to drive change management.MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Collaborate with stakeholders, business partners, colleagues, developers, and business analysts to deliver high-quality analytics solutions

Data cleansing, validation, testing

Enhancements / modifications to systems & procedures

Supporting end-users, problem-solving, troubleshooting

NATURE AND SCOPEReports to Sr Finance Manager. This role has no direct reports.ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTSEnvironment:Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.Travel:Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSMust be eighteen years of age or older.Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.Education Required:The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.Years of Relevant Work Experience: 3 yearsPhysical Requirements:Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions, there may be a need to move or lift light articles.Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree in Analytics, Finance, or Information Systems or related field is preferred

Three to five years of relevant work experience in accounting and/or business analysis

Diverse work experience, including:

Business process re-engineering, standardization, and continuous improvement

Navigating organizational structures and building credibility with internal clients/stakeholders

Managing complexities of competing priorities and program inter-dependencies

Implementing financial processes and systems with an ability to discriminate between symptoms and root causes

Certifications - Lean Six Sigma or Certified Public Accountant

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships with key business partners and stakeholders

Ability to communicate and synthesize technical and business information to technical and non-technical individual stakeholders

Good documentation and knowledge transfer practices

Strong analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting capabilities

Strong planning & project management skills, including multi-tasking, work prioritization, meeting deadlines, and operating well under pressure.

Embraces change and adjusts quickly to altering work demands

Eager to understand new technology and leverage to optimize processes (Note: SAP S4 Hana, Blackline, and Workday experience is preferred)

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


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