F&A Solution Architect - Dallas

Company: Cognizant
Location: Dallas , Texas, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 12.OCT.2019


SeniorSolution and Transformation Lead - Digital Finance Location : NY/NJ/CA/TX/GA/IL/MI Cognizant offers a differentiated business proces...


SeniorSolution and Transformation Lead - Digital Finance

Location : NY/NJ/CA/TX/GA/IL/MI

Cognizant offers a differentiated business process platform for F&A function, steeped in digital and leveraging deep analytics capabilities and automation. For clients looking to optimize business operations leveraging technology, Cognizant offers a strong set of capabilities.Cognizant seeks to bring onboard a senior solution and transformation lead who can drive Cognizant's offering with new and existing finance clients.
Role and Responsibilities
Preferred Skills

Lead solution design for large (Global, Multi tower) Digital Finance deals

·Bring together all elements of the solution including operating model, process design, technology solution, transition, transformation, business outcomes, commercials and pricing

·Create market leading solution constructs extensively leveraging technology

·Responsible for end to end bid lifecycle from RFI through RFP and contracting till handoff to transition. Responsible for crafting bid responses in RFPs, prepare bid defense orals decks, engage prospective customer leadership, lead workshops and presentations

Lead F&A transformation consulting opportunities - Operating model design, process re-engineering, digital transformation, change management, delivering business outcomes for Fortune 1000 finance organizations

Hands on design and recommendation of Digital solutions such as platforms for F&A processes, RPA, AI, analytics, Customer experience tools

Develop and maintain external advisor relationships

Collaborate with global delivery organization, industry vertical in the bid process and overall solution development

Thought leadership - is familiar with emerging trends in the Digital Finance space and leverages them extensively in client solutions. Author thought papers covering Cognizant's value proposition

Contribute to F&A research, ongoing improvement of the F&A proposition with reference to industry trends such as automation, analytics and AI

Excellent communication skills - both written and oral

Work in multi-geography environment. Comfortable in working with and managing geographically dispersed team

Part of the leadership team of the Digital Finance practice - actively involved in developing and growing the practice

Solution design thinking, visualization, solution articulation - RFI / RFP /Orals

Multi-geo service delivery experience across F&A processes such as PTP, OTC and RTR

Transition management, program management experience

Technology experience- Major ERPs such as SAP, Oracle, Platforms such as Blackline, Coupa, RPA , Blockchain

Articulating differentiating propositions - Beyond the table stakes

Analytical and structured - Bringing it all together on solution elements and creating a winnable story

Industry insight - benchmarks, trends and knowledge of where the FAO industry is going

Driving synergies & collaboration - Internal& partner- Delivery, technology, industry vertical

Commercial awareness, hands on commercial input, competitive positioning

Global experience - Pan European, Nordics, NA, APAC exposure

Ability to build a team, harness collective strengths across the organization

Employee Status : Full Time Employee

Shift : Day Job

Travel : Yes, 50 % of the Time

Job Posting : Oct

About Cognizant

Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 193 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at or follow us

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