24 days old

IT Business Architect Finance, AP, AR, GL

Howmet Aerospace
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
  • Job Code
    300001030022770
About Howmet Aerospace

Howmet Aerospace Inc. (NYSE: HWM), headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading global provider of advanced engineered solutions for the aerospace and transportation industries. The Company's sales for 2021 approximated $5 billion. The Company's primary businesses focus on jet engine components, aerospace fastening systems, titanium structural parts and forged wheels. With nearly 1,150 granted and pending patents, the Company's differentiated technologies promote more fuel efficiency for aircraft and commercial transportation. For more information, visit www.howmet.com , including content shared during the Company's May 2022 Technology Day.

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Howmet is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

If you need assistance to complete your application due to a disability, please email TalentAcquisitionCoE_Howmet@howmet.com Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution or eight (8) years of additional experience in Information Technology accepted in lieu of a degree
  • Minimum of eight (8) years of business or IT experience with a direct responsibility for strategy formulation, business analytics, or program management
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience as an IT architect delivering solutions to diverse and complex business opportunities
  • Ability to leverage existing, new, and emerging technologies to apply them to new business designs and business models to achieve targeted business outcomes
  • Experience with organization change management
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills; ability to create original concepts and theories for a variety of projects
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, valuation, and metrics development. Strong business acumen of business financial systems and processes, such as EBS Oracle and Hyperion planning
  • Ability to communicate, influence and persuade - both business and IT leaders, stakeholders, and peers.

Salary range : $135 - 155k/year approximation (Actual compensation is subject to variation due to factors such as education, experience, skillset, and/or location). Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution or eight (8) years of additional experience in Information Technology accepted in lieu of a degree
  • Minimum of eight (8) years of business or IT experience with a direct responsibility for strategy formulation, business analytics, or program management
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience as an IT architect delivering solutions to diverse and complex business opportunities
  • Ability to leverage existing, new, and emerging technologies to apply them to new business designs and business models to achieve targeted business outcomes
  • Experience with organization change management
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills; ability to create original concepts and theories for a variety of projects
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, valuation, and metrics development. Strong business acumen of business financial systems and processes, such as EBS Oracle and Hyperion planning
  • Ability to communicate, influence and persuade - both business and IT leaders, stakeholders, and peers.

Salary range : $135 - 155k/year approximation (Actual compensation is subject to variation due to factors such as education, experience, skillset, and/or location).Howmet Aerospace is currently in search of an IT Business Architect - Finance, AP, AR, GL, to join our Global Information Services (GIS) Resource Unit at the Howmet Corporate Center in Pittsburgh, PA. The position will report into the Senior Director, Corporate Applications and be part of the Architect team that strives to provide value-add business-driven solutions, through the leverage of right technologies. This role will be capable of building strong relationships across the business, as well as serving as an advocate for technology with finance leadership.

Major Activities:

  • Works closely with financial functional leaders to create alignment between business and IT.
  • The business architect proactively and holistically leads and supports information technology activities that strategically guide business and operating models, people, processes, and technology.
  • The IT business architect clarifies strategic intentions, identifies business outcomes, explores implications, impacts, and risks, and addresses stakeholders' questions.
  • Helps business leaders and end users understand, apply, valuate, and operationalize existing, new, and emerging technologies to transform and optimize business and operating models.

Responsibilities:
  • Facilitate Enterprise Strategy Development, including opportunity identification, technology and business cases, and business innovation focused on increasing value by growing revenue, optimizing cost, and mitigating risk
  • Interviews and analyze business processes to move the finance organization toward realizing its strategic goals and targeted business outcomes, while considering IT investment priorities
  • Define strategic plan and technology and project roadmaps for leveraging integrated business architecture as part of the organization's overall enterprise architecture
  • Creates actionable deliverables that demonstrate how to move the business toward realizing its strategic goals and targeted business outcomes by combining knowledge of business capabilities, value streams, and business processes
  • Uses the organization's existing business and operating model as the starting point for innovation, for example, by using new technologies to enable a building block
  • Researches and provides consultation on emerging technology trends and disruptions and competitors' practices relevant to assigned business process/functions representatives
  • Collaborates with and facilitates Howmet stakeholders involved in digital strategy and digital innovation to drive adoption of business process changes and new or existing technologies
  • Consults with subject matter experts to develop technical solutions. Advises on options, risks, costs versus benefits, and impact on other business processes and system priorities
  • Collaborates with the IT PMO on benefits, issues, risks of initiatives and reporting project status.
  • Analyze and anticipate project and product needs and determine resources needed to meet objectives and solve problems
  • Capture business needs and collaborate with other IT thought leaders on solutions
  • Critical thinker - challenging legacy assumptions, comfortable with ambiguity, and able to see the big picture

Working at Howmet's Corporate Center
  • You'll receive a generous 401k retirement plan, medical insurance, and free access to additional resource such as our Employee Assistance Program's: counseling, legal consulting, childcare, convenience services, and more.
  • Diversity Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) dedicated to fostering inclusive work environments that leverage the diversity of backgrounds, experience and thought within our organization.
  • Ongoing opportunities to participate in a wide variety of Learning & Development programs.
  • Offers a hybrid work schedule, promoting a collaborative work environment and flexibility.
  • Participate in corporately sponsored volunteer service events
  • Opportunities to plan and/or attend organized social & community-based activities to build your network
  • Onsite cafeteria options with a terrace overlooking the city, direct access to the Riverwalk, and a close proximity to PNC Park.
Howmet Aerospace is currently in search of an IT Business Architect - Finance, AP, AR, GL, to join our Global Information Services (GIS) Resource Unit at the Howmet Corporate Center in Pittsburgh, PA. The position will report into the Senior Director, Corporate Applications and be part of the Architect team that strives to provide value-add business-driven solutions, through the leverage of right technologies. This role will be capable of building strong relationships across the business, as well as serving as an advocate for technology with finance leadership.

Major Activities:

  • Works closely with financial functional leaders to create alignment between business and IT.
  • The business architect proactively and holistically leads and supports information technology activities that strategically guide business and operating models, people, processes, and technology.
  • The IT business architect clarifies strategic intentions, identifies business outcomes, explores implications, impacts, and risks, and addresses stakeholders' questions.
  • Helps business leaders and end users understand, apply, valuate, and operationalize existing, new, and emerging technologies to transform and optimize business and operating models.

Responsibilities:
  • Facilitate Enterprise Strategy Development, including opportunity identification, technology and business cases, and business innovation focused on increasing value by growing revenue, optimizing cost, and mitigating risk
  • Interviews and analyze business processes to move the finance organization toward realizing its strategic goals and targeted business outcomes, while considering IT investment priorities
  • Define strategic plan and technology and project roadmaps for leveraging integrated business architecture as part of the organization's overall enterprise architecture
  • Creates actionable deliverables that demonstrate how to move the business toward realizing its strategic goals and targeted business outcomes by combining knowledge of business capabilities, value streams, and business processes
  • Uses the organization's existing business and operating model as the starting point for innovation, for example, by using new technologies to enable a building block
  • Researches and provides consultation on emerging technology trends and disruptions and competitors' practices relevant to assigned business process/functions representatives
  • Collaborates with and facilitates Howmet stakeholders involved in digital strategy and digital innovation to drive adoption of business process changes and new or existing technologies
  • Consults with subject matter experts to develop technical solutions. Advises on options, risks, costs versus benefits, and impact on other business processes and system priorities
  • Collaborates with the IT PMO on benefits, issues, risks of initiatives and reporting project status.
  • Analyze and anticipate project and product needs and determine resources needed to meet objectives and solve problems
  • Capture business needs and collaborate with other IT thought leaders on solutions
  • Critical thinker - challenging legacy assumptions, comfortable with ambiguity, and able to see the big picture

Working at Howmet's Corporate Center
  • You'll receive a generous 401k retirement plan, medical insurance, and free access to additional resource such as our Employee Assistance Program's: counseling, legal consulting, childcare, convenience services, and more.
  • Diversity Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) dedicated to fostering inclusive work environments that leverage the diversity of backgrounds, experience and thought within our organization.
  • Ongoing opportunities to participate in a wide variety of Learning & Development programs.
  • Offers a hybrid work schedule, promoting a collaborative work environment and flexibility.
  • Participate in corporately sponsored volunteer service events
  • Opportunities to plan and/or attend organized social & community-based activities to build your network
  • Onsite cafeteria options with a terrace overlooking the city, direct access to the Riverwalk, and a close proximity to PNC Park.






Posted: 2023-01-10 Expires: 2023-02-08
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