Senior Manager - Application Portfolio - Financial Systems

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Our client provides fundraising software, fund accounting, and complete fundraising management solutions to help nonprofits increase leads and retain donors.


We are looking for a high-performing, dynamic Senior Manager of Application Portfolio to work across multiple portfolio areas with a focus in the Financial Systems space. The Leader of Application Portfolio will be responsible for leading the organization through implementing technology & best practices. Working with senior leadership to identify business transformation needs, this Leader will bring business transformation opportunities and market trends together into a roadmap across multiple functional areas.  This leader is then responsible for working with business leadership to develop the business cases for technology, overseeing the business analysis & solution design across portfolios, leading complex issue resolution for solutions, and driving transformation leadership that ultimately result in improved business performance.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Develop deep understanding of external best practices in both process and application functionality
  • Lead business leaders (Directors, VPs) through competitive analysis, inspiring action to implement forward looking technology changes in their function, positioning the business to improve performance through technology
  • Develop a long-term plan for discovering new products/applications and incorporate them into a comprehensive product cycle
  • Oversee the development of the application roadmaps for multiple portfolio areas, ensuring alignment with Business Strategy and IT Strategy
  • Work with functional leadership to shape highest priority transformational work, identify the ROI/Business case for associated technical work; identify and articulate sources of customer value from business processes, data & advanced analytics.
  • Work with Application Portfolio Managers to resolve business issues, manage business and application scope, and assure delivery of technology solutions to complex business problems
  • Lead functional leadership & steering committees through the technology driven transformation efforts

What we’ll want you to have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Finance, Business or related field
  • Minimum of 8-10 years related experience
  • Experience leading multiple financial system transformations
  • Efficiently & creatively solves difficult, complex problems that affect other groups
  • History and knowledge of data analysis to support proposed process definition, monitor adherence, and communicate performance results
  • Challenges the status quo

Is Relocation Available?

Yes, nationwide

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