Sr. Director, Financial Systems (R1091932) in Plymouth Meeting, PA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 11/23/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.

Job Description:

The Senior Director of Financial & Procurement Systems will be providing overall leadership and strategic direction of the Company's cloud-based ERP system and the suite of applications that connect to it. This role will be responsible for the management and execution of the ERP roadmap and will oversee the continued expansion and use of IQVIA’s financial applications throughout the organization.
This role will collaborate with key stakeholders in Accounting, Finance, Procurement, Logistics and other teams on the applications strategy and in building out key capabilities and services to support these departments.

A key part of this role is ensuring cloud compliance best practice is followed and audit requirements are met as well as data integrity.


  • Own all aspects of our financial system including speed optimization, data integrity, new feature identification, financial reporting, user security, controls, user support, regular user training, third-party and custom integrations.
  • Manage a team of business analysts, developers, and system admins responsible for delivering features and functionality in our Financial & Procurement Systems.
  • Execute the strategic roadmap and actively lead the demand management process for finance-related system needs
  • Implement a change management plan and policies that adhere to cloud compliance best practice
  • Identify opportunities and implement solutions that automate the financial close
  • Provide oversight to support tickets and provide reporting on resolution status
  • Collaborate with stakeholders across Finance, Accounting, and Operations to maintain and continually enhance business systems to meet ever-changing business requirements.
  • Focus on providing key business analytics to help drive business decision making
  • Maintain a documentation archive of system business processes changes, role-based security, and customizations.
  • Business case and Functional / technical design specifications for new development items
  • Inspire, motivate and foster a high performing inclusive team.

Education, Experience & Skills:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Management Information Systems
  • Comprehensive understanding of accounting and finance business processes including Order to Cash, Procure to Pay, Record to Report.
  • Extensive knowledge of both US. and International accounting standards, internal controls best practice, SOX compliance a plus
  • Experience with process automation through automated solutions.
  • Demonstrated prior leadership in a middle or large global company (100MM+ revenue); public company experience a plus; high-growth company experience a plus
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience implementing or supporting financial systems; Acumatica experience preferred or experience across a variety of financial systems.
  • Strong working knowledge of system development methodologies (Waterfall, Agile) and ability bridge different methodologies as needed.
  • Demonstrated project management expertise, managing internal resources and recruiting additional resources to meet project deadlines.
  • Able to quickly learn new technologies as they become prevalent and widely implemented including decision making, time management, and task prioritization
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and can make quality decisions in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Experience working with an onshore/offshore model

Join Us

Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.

IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities.  Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at to arrange for such an accommodation.

Job ID: R1091932