Full Job Description
One Finance is a multilayer, multiyear enterprise initiative to simplify The Home Depot’s Financial Systems landscape, transform the Finance function and support the success of One Home Depot vision of delivering a seamless, interconnected customer experience. Delivering on One Finance objectives are critical and foundational for achieving the Interconnected Retail experience through execution of Enterprise Priorities and Commons (EPiCs).
The Home Depot’s Finance Systems landscape, consisting of heavily customized applications on disparate platforms and databases, is complex and outdated. The current version of the core Finance System, SAP ECC, will go out of support and will be migrated to SAP S/4HANA on the Google Cloud Platform. Additionally, the business transformation mandate requires end-to-end process streamlining and standardization, simplifying the Finance function, supporting enhanced analytics and enabling highly flexible reporting through “One Ledger” architecture.
In order to deliver these mission critical objectives, One Finance is structured as a fully dedicated Program Office within Corporate Controller and Tax division, with the following work-streams:
Record to Report (RTR): Master Data Design, Management and Governance, One Ledger Architecture; Cost Accounting; Financial Accounting; External Financial and Managerial Reporting; Acquire-to-Retire; Project Accounting; and Financial Planning and Forecasting
Procure to Pay (PTP): Purchase and Inventory Accounting – Tracking, valuation and recordation of inventory movements from vendors through Supply Chain; Merchandise and Non-Merchandise Procurement, Payables and Payments (scope includes migrating Ariba and Concur T&E to cloud); and operational / managerial reporting
Order to Cash (OTC): Sales Revenue Accounting; Accounts Receivable and Credit Collections; and operational / managerial reporting
Finance Technology (FINT): Design, develop and deliver loosely-coupled Common Services / API’s for enterprise systems to consume.
The Manager position supports the Financial Planning and Forecasting function of One Finance and will report to the Senior Manager of RTR work stream. The Manager will be responsible for leading the design and delivery of state of the art Financial Planning and Forecasting models and processes, as part of the broader Finance transformation. The position may have direct people responsibilities, but are required to actively partner with Systems Integrators, while engaging / managing matrixed internal business and IT stakeholders.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
50%- Collaborate with business stakeholders, IT, Systems Integrators, developers and business analysts to design and deliver state of the art EPM/CPM solutions
30%- Data model design, validation, data cleansing and governance
15%- Enhancements / modifications to systems & procedures
5%- Supporting end users, problem solving, troubleshooting
NATURE AND SCOPE
Typically reports to a Director level or SR Manager
This position has no direct reports.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable
Typically requires overnight travel 5% to 20% of the time
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
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: 5 years
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.
4 years of experience working in large organization as a Financial Planning Systems architect, administrator or data modeler
Demonstrated experience in implementing major Enterprise Performance Management (EPM/CPM) planning systems as Technical lead or Architect.
4 years of Data Modeling experience, preferably in Finance.
Experience in SQL, Python, R or other related data wrangling and cleansing tools
Experience implementing financial processes and systems with an ability to discriminate between symptoms and root causes.
Ability to influence people over which he / she has no authority
Ability to direct, coach and mentor analysts and other junior members of the team
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Knowledge of accounting principles and practices, analysis and reporting of financial data.
Knowledge of business and mgmt. Principles involved in strategic planning and resource allocation.
Project management skills; ability to prioritize and multi-task effectively.
Judgement and decision-making skills; considering relative costs, benefits of potential actions