Business Program Manager

| Seattle

The Business Program  Manager manages & leads the development of business requirements and specifications, plans and leads projects or a series of projects under a program.  The Business Program Manager is the primary business interface to the business owners and technology teams.  The Business Program Manager helps drive the development vision, assists in helping set priorities with their Director.  Works with the corresponding Product Owners, Program Managers and other appropriate resources to support our business priorities and projects.  Directly manages multiple projects simultaneously, including business requirements development, scheduling and coordination with the business, resource and time management for Finance and Business tasks.  They are champions of end-to-end process and technology changes within a specified transaction process area aimed at achieving optimization.

What You'll Do: 

  • Develops and assists with the execution of optimized project strategies; including shaping best practices, tool enhancements and driving an effective control environment
  • Identifies and removes sources of resistance by acting as a liaison across organizational boundaries
  • Manages and executes end-to-end process improvement initiatives
  • Develops and refines key business metrics and drive robust analysis to identify strengths, weaknesses and opportunities, while evaluating possible alternatives and recommending appropriate actions across Global shared services teams;
  • Uses trending and benchmarking analysis to drive initiatives that result in more efficient use of resources
  • Represents the finance shared services organization in cross group projects and new initiatives, ensuring that business proposals and changes to existing processes are covered by appropriate policies, align with global process strategy and have sound internal controls in place
  • Acts as a master data steward; develops and implements strategy, process and reporting to manage master data
  • Develops and communicates requirements for finance system enhancement

What You'll Need: 

  • Experienced & Professional
    • 5+ years project/program management or business operations experience
    • College degree required
    • Experience within the finance department of a large global organization
    • Experience implementing or configuring Oracle or similar ERP system strongly preferred
    • Understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and practices and financial process controls
    • A can-do positive attitude – good judgment, tact, diplomacy, integrity, patience, and professionalism in all transactions and interactions
  • Demonstrated Leader
    • Proven experience collaborating with and influencing leaders to maintain consistency and scale processes across teams
    • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to maintain a professional and collaborative relationship with all levels of the organization.
    • Expert communicator with strong written and presentation skills. Demonstrated ability to communicate complex ideas, timelines, and mediate between stakeholders.
    • A demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and effectively with all levels within an organization and proven ability to establish trust quickly and create win-win situations
    • Demonstrated ability to manage change in end to end processes
    • Proven ability to initiate and manage through change
    • Ability to influence without authority
    • Project leadership and organizational skills to transform ideas into successful execution while being capable of driving complex projects across multiple groups within tight timelines
    • Demonstrates executive maturity
  • Team Builder/Unifier
    • Exceptional ability to bridge different perspectives
    • The ability to establish and maintain relationships
  • Creative & Agile
    • An action-oriented self-starter who can operate in a fast-paced environment and thrives on competing deliverables
    • Adept at deriving clarity out of ambiguous situations and adaptable to change
  • Strategic, Analytic & Critical Thinking
    • Solid strategic and tactical business skills; comfortable working with ambiguity and adept at using data to influence business decision making
    • Ability to make decisions and solve problems
    • Ability to approach the business with a growth mindset – genuine desire to help push the business forward
    • Advanced analytics and KPI development skills
    • Ability to understand complex data and transform into meaningful reports
    • Proficient in the Microsoft suite of products, such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Teams, etc
    • Demonstrated experience in developing and analyzing data to support business decisions and to provide insight into future initiatives
  • Education and Certifications
    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
    • PMP preferred

Who We Are: 
Getty Images is one of the most trusted and esteemed sources of visual content in the world, with over 300 million assets including photosvideos, and music, available through its industry-leading sites www.gettyimages.com and www.istock.com. The Getty Images website serves creative, business and media customers in nearly every country in the world and is the first-place people turn to discover, purchase and share powerful visual content from the world’s best photographers and videographers. Getty Images works with over 250,000 contributors and hundreds of image partners to provide comprehensive coverage of more than 160,000 newssport and entertainment events each year, impactful creative imagery to communicate any commercial concept and the world’s deepest digital archive of historic photography.

Getty Images is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. Getty Images believes that diversity is critical to our success in moving the world with images and is committed to creating an inclusive, mutually respectful environment which celebrates diversity. We seek to hire on the basis of merit, competence, performance, and business needs.

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Location

Situated between the International District, Pioneer Square, Century Link + Safeco Fields, there are endless options for lunch, happy hour and coffee!

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