Director, Financial System Product Owner, Peacock

Director, Financial System Product Owner, Peacock

Welcome to Peacock, the dynamic new streaming service from NBCUniversal. Here you'll find more than a job. You'll find a fast-paced, high-flying team for unique birds that want to be at the epicenter of technology, sports, news, tv, movies and more. Our flock works hard to connect people to what they love, each other and the world around them by creating shared experiences through culture-defining entertainment.As a company, we embrace the power of difference. Our team is committed to creating an organization that champions diversity and inclusivity for all by curating content and a workforce that represents the world around us. We continue to challenge ourselves and the industry by being customer-centric, data-driven creatures of innovation. At Peacock, we are determined to forge the next frontier of streaming through creativity, teamwork, and talent.Here you can fly to new heights!About Us:At NBCUniversal, we embrace the power of difference. Our team is committed to creating an organization that champions diversity and inclusivity for all by curating content and a workforce that represents the world around us. We continue to challenge ourselves and the industry by being customer-centric, data-driven creatures of innovation. At Peacock, we are determined to forge the next frontier of streaming through creativity, teamwork, and talent.Position Overview:Direct report to the VP, ControllerSummary: Product owner for SAP Billing and Revenue Innovation Management (BRIM) tool that is client/business-facing and partners with controllership; someone that can communicate effectively among IT, finance and controllership on application design, implementation and integration and functionality based on the accounting/controllership needs. This role will be 50% controllership/finance based, 25% systems understanding, 25% project liason/oversight/management. This role will begin with approximately a year of initial implementation and then continue into an operational phase with a backlog of shorter implementations and management of the system.Must haves:Experience mentoring or managing a small team Product Owner or Delivery Manager backgroundExperience working peripherally with IT and with business groups (not an IT person that has only interacted with IT group) Background supporting finance systems - Knowledge of finance systems and SAP - prefer to have hands on work experience of developing a finance system Knowledge of finance and how a controllership function operates with its deliverables and understanding of the importance of application controls for a sound finance organizationAbility to interact and have a conversation with the business partners and put pen to paper on soluti Business RequirementsExperience building functional requirements and communicating them to the IT organizationExperience coming up with solutions and partnering with the business side (not just supporting them but being a true partner and value add)SOX Controls experience & integration of controls within systems (ITGC - IT general controls experience) Responsibilities:Provide product ownership of BRIM application which support multiple finance/controllership functions at DTC, specifically Peacock Partner with key business stake holders to Identify strategic opportunities to unify application functionality Build a short- and long-term finance road-map, ensuring alignment of use of product and successful delivery of features based on most critical business valueDefine a common approach to demand identification, prioritization, funding, and operating mechanismsKey participant and contributor to internal meetings on product implementation and integration Coordinate on-going systems maintenance and upgrades with no disruption to servicesPartner with vendors, including third-party consultants to clearly define functional needs of application that supports Company use and implementation of application with keen knowledge or maintain a sound control environment Monitor the market to gain knowledge and understanding of continued use of application Identify opportunities for business process efficienciesContributes to briefings of staff and managementManage, train and develop the team, currently one resource Oversight of business unit testing prior to system implementation and after initial go live for future sprints Manage source system control implementation project with E&Y to ensure source data is accurate for input into the BRIM system

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