Director of Finance, Shared Services Operations

Jun 17, 2024
Jul 01, 2024
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Full Time
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About Digicert

We're a leading, global security authority that's disrupting our own category. Our encryption is trusted by the major ecommerce brands, the world's largest companies, the major cloud providers, entire country financial systems, entire internets of things and even down to the little things like surgically embedded pacemakers. We help companies put trust-and abstract idea-to work. That's digital trust for the real world.

Position Summary

Director of Finance, Shared Services Operations


  • Primary responsibilities include scaling Digicert's Finance Shared Service function, including scaling global Order Management (OM) processes, scaling global accounting processes, scaling global revenue operations processes and other future functions.
  • Focus on continuous improvement of processes, systems, teams and hiring to scale with Digicert's growth.
  • Mentor, coach, and develop employees through orientation, training, establishment of objectives, communication of policies and rules, and constructive feedback; builds morale and motivation.
  • Assist with month end close processes as needed.
  • Maintain a strong internal control environment. Oversees preparation and/or reviews reports in support of internal and external audits. Responsible for resolution of open items and root cause analysis with resolution. Ensures outside audits are compliant with contracts or regulations.
  • Establish department goals and monitor key metrics. Provide regular analysis and reporting to management
  • Lead continuous improvement, including processes, systems, and outside support targeted to improve department efficiencies thus reducing risk and cutting costs
  • Directs activities to ensure systems and controls are in place as outlined in policy and procedure manuals. Meets established daily, weekly, and monthly deadlines.
  • Resolves escalated internal and external stakeholders' issues
  • Directs team's activities to ensure compliance with accounting principles and adhere with company policies
  • Operational Leadership: Provide strategic planning, direction, and coordination for finance and accounting functions
  • Collaborating closely with other Accounting teams, Tax, Treasury, and FP&A teams within finance, while also working closely with cross-functional partners to transform processes that have the greatest impact, and deliver value or reallocate resources and re-design to optimally mitigate risk and deliver on business goals
  • Develop the Shared Services roadmap and identify other processes that would benefit from the inclusion in a shared services model

Minimum Qualifications

  • Chartered Accountant or Master of Business Administration (MBA) or equivalent from a reputed institute, preferred.
  • Minimum of 10-15 years of operational accounting experience within a large company (Preferably MNC), minimum 5 years of experience in accounting leadership role (Manager and above).
  • NetSuite and Salesforce experience preferred
  • Ability to transform strategic goals into tactical project plans, including the ability to track within defined timelines
  • Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis-+

Skills: Internal Control, Accounting, Netsuite, Tax, Salesforce, Audit, Treasury, Management, Operations, Leadership, Finance

Experience: 10.00-15.00 Years