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Head of Finance System Strategy

Job Title: Head of Finance System Strategy
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Zürich,
Salary: Negotiable
Contact Name: Barty Isola
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Head of Finance System Strategy

Zurich, Switzerland

CHF 170,000 + Competitive package

This opportunity has arisen as a newly created role in a Global Finance Transformation team. As part of a leading financial services provider you will lead the development of a global vision and strategy with an aim towards the implementation of a target finance systems landscape.

As a Head of Finance System Strategy your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Developing a global vision and strategy for a Finance Systems landscape with focus on external financial reporting and management reporting as well as interfaces to other functions
  • Conducting key interactions with:
    • External parties and peer companies to understand state-of-the-art Finance system landscapes and automation opportunities
    • IT to co-develop the strategy and understand status and limitations
    • Business Units to get the local perspective and prerequisites
    • Global Finance leadership for syndication
    • Program leads, such as IFRS 4ii / IFRS 9 / SAP Convergence as well as Finance experts, such as Group Accounting, to understand prerequisites
  • Performing feasibility studies
  • Developing a program of initiatives to achieve the strategy and prioritize
  • Developing automation/robotics solutions and leading/coordinating projects
  • Providing expert advice into local and Group program

Your Skills and Experience

As a Head of Finance System Strategy your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Master's degree in Economics or Finance with a strong Finance IT background
  • At least 12 years of experience in a Business IT strategic role within financial services industry
  • Strong strategy development skills
  • Negotiating skills, proven experience with stakeholder management
  • Strong communication and intercultural skills
  • Proactive and self-motivated personality
  • English fluent written and spoken

If this excellent opportunity is of interest please submit your resume or send it to

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