Friday, May 12, 2006

Filled! - Job Posting: Deltek-Costpoint Business Systems Director

Note: This position has been filled.

SAIC is looking to fill their new Deltek-Costpoint Business Systems Director position. The position looks fairly challenging. From their description:
Once implemented, the Deltek installation at SAIC is expected to be one of the largest Deltek implementations in the world.
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Job Description:

The Deltek-Costpoint Business Systems Director will have responsibility for the new company-wide implementation and on-going management of the Deltek-Costpoint financial system. This system will replace legacy applications in G/L, A/R, A/P, Contracts, Program Management, Billing, and Procurement areas. Once implemented, the Deltek installation at SAIC is expected to be one of the largest Deltek implementations in the world. During the implementation period, this position will report directly to SAIC's Chief Financial Officer. After the implementation is complete, the position will report to SAIC's Chief Information Officer. The chosen candidate will be a member of the senior management team and will have high exposure to all areas of management and operations of the company. Responsibilities will include planning, design, implementation, change management, user satisfaction delivery, and overall leadership for the implementation and on-going operation of the system. As the project leader, the chosen candidate will coordinate all user needs, technical requirements, SOX 404 considerations, and budget/resources in deploying an optimal system solution. Must be forward-thinking, understand and anticipate the business needs, have intimate knowledge of enterprise financial systems, and act in a supportive role to help the financial stakeholder get maximal value from the system. Needs to be team-oriented and provide vision and leadership to the implementation and on-going operational staff. Participates in the development of business cases, ROI/NPV, and other qualifying analyses and also works with internal customers to develop priorities. The Director will serve as the primary owner of the new financial system including user functionality, maintenance standards, security and audit support packs, upgrades, interface with the IT infrastructure team, system performance, release management (includes enhancements), and production support change to the Deltek environment. No security clearance required. Position will require up to 20% travel.

Required Skills:

10+ years of experience in leading and managing financial systems implementations and operations, at least 3 of which shall recently include Deltek leadership experience. Candidate should have the skills and experience to manage a team of 20+ full time employees – with mixed internal and consulting resources. A track record of successful operational responsibilities; experience leading and building high performance teams, providing program management to oversee and guide numerous projects, integration with other corporate systems, managing departmental budgets and strong communication skills.

Desired Skills:

Hands-on Controllership experience is highly desirable, as is experience in participation in the development of enterprise architecture, implementation of continuous improvement programs and IT analysis and integration skills.


Bachelor's degree in Business Information Systems and/or Finance or related field required. Masters degree in Business Administration or other Graduate degree strongly desired.


At 4:37 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

This position has been filled. Thank you.

At 12:58 PM, Anonymous said...

We are considering Deltek at the same time that we are expanding our Finance Department. We would be interested in pointers that fellow readers have, about who and what to look for in Accountants, Senior Accountants, etc.


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