Business Engagement Manager Finance

Posted 10 months ago by Anthon Byberg
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Job Description

For our client we are looking for a Business Engagement Manager within Finance.

Global Information Services, GIS, is our client IT department. GIS role is to maintain existing IT solutions and to deliver new, as well as suggesting best solutions. They are working with optimizing of business processes, innovation and exploitation of technology and business opportunities, services, and support. Group Solutions within GIS focus on the Group Functions within our client e.g. Finance and Human Resources. Business Engagement is one of GIS primary areas with the purpose to bridge the business and IT.

The role
The Business Engagement Manager (BEM) represents the primary contact point between GIS and our client business customers, like an IT Key Account Manager, having a combined experience and interest of technology and business. The position involves close interaction with business and IT stakeholders in order to capture and solicit demand, strategic and tactical, and turn them into requirements for IT solutions according to GIS processes. You will have a leading role and be deeply involved in our client business digital transformation journey, this to optimize and secure the IT landscape and enable digitalization.


Activities include
Act as a liaison officer between Finance stakeholders & IT delivery organization
Prepare and present decision material, and align prioritization of new demand and initiatives
Govern portfolio of Finance projects and Finance services including financial budgeting and control
Lead Steering Committees and steer project managers within domain portfolio
Coordinate pre-studies and solution selection
Manage portfolio of change activities within dedicated domain and drive development of business & IT roadmap together with key business stakeholders
Manage our strategic partners, external service providers and our service agreements within Finance domain.
Engage actively in our ongoing Finance and IT strategy development as part of our client digitalization journey
Build operational excellence with our IT services and enable IT to be a true partner to the business
Secure IT delivery according to customer expectations and be an escalation point

The position is based in Huskvarna or Stockholm, Sweden. The Business Engagement Manager for Group Finance reports directly to Director Group Solutions

Top Skills
Role between IT and business with Finance focus
Business analytical skills and understanding of Finance business needs turning them into requirements.
People leadership with natural ability at building contact networks and maintain relationships as well as co-operate with both internal and external colleagues.
Collaboration and communication (Swedish and English)
Business development and change management
Project, program and portfolio management
Finance systems knowledge is an advantage