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Senior Finance Director

Company name
Automatic Data Processing, Inc.

Florham Park, NJ, United States

Employment Type

Finance, Executive, Manager, Accounting, 100k

Posted on
Mar 29, 2023

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ADP is hiring a Senior Director of Finance.

In this critical role, the Senior Director of Finance will provide financial and strategic decision support to the business to ensure achievement of short and long term financial goals. Supporting the Global Shoring organization ($225M in annual expense). Partnering with management, the Senior Director will facilitate the understanding of key business dynamics including productivity analysis, margin improvement, pricing, and business analysis (such as client retention, loss reporting and quality metrics). Driving financial best practices, the Senior Director will optimize financial opportunities regarding revenue enhancement and expense management throughout the organization. In addition, the Senior Director acts as a support function for the operating plan, forecast process, and management reporting/financial close activities. Other areas of focus will include, FP&A, P&L Management; requires knowledge of and/or coordination with experts in Tax, Treasury, and Legal.

Insightful Expertise is a core value at ADP and in Corporate Finance, our colleagues around the world depend on us for that. Whether it's a new product in development, a new technology under consideration, a new business acquisition or a new office opening - Corporate Finance plays a critical role in ADP's growth. We are a passionate partner committed to ADP's success - and are looking for like-minded individuals who want to be part of our winning team.

At ADP we are driven by your success. We engage your unique talents and perspectives. We welcome your ideas on how to do things differently and better. In your efforts to achieve, learn and grow, we support you all the way. If success motivates you, you belong at ADP.

We strive for every interaction to be driven by our CORE values: Insightful Expertise, Integrity is

Everything, Service Excellence, Inspiring Innovation, Each Person Counts, Results-Driven, & Social



Business Partnering: Partners with Key Stakeholders and Business Partners to align on business priorities and drive effective solutions/execution. Constructively communicates compelling arguments based on facts and data, and obtains necessary buy-in to deliver on business objectives. Partners with senior/general management in setting direction and managing key priorities such as client profitability and retention, competitive position, expense management, product enhancements and other business opportunities. Acts as the Finance business partner to functional organizations such as Sales, Implementation and Marketing; supports Pricing analytics and decision-making as needed

Business Analysis: Uses deep understanding of objectives, issues and root causes and provides insightful, fact-based data analysis to help solve complex problems. Provides financial and strategic decision support to senior management to ensure achievement of short and long term financial goals. Assists management in understanding the business dynamics which includes productivity, relationships, model, trends, leading indicators and business statistics

Strategic Planning and Initiatives: Partners with business leadership to develop strategies and initiatives to drive growth and margin improvements. Executes on strategic initiatives such as M&A support, product launches, market entry, and process improvement efforts. Develops business cases and recommends financial strategies to ensure business growth/market presence and margin improvement. Maintains an awareness of general economic, competitive, business and financial conditions and communicates impact on business operations to key stakeholders

Operating Planning and Forecasting: Creates annual operating plan that is aligned to the strategic plan and performs forecasting to provide visibility into business results to enable business decisions. Provides consultative input or business analyses to support operating planning and forecasting

Financial Operational Policy: Establishes and maintains consistent financial operational policies and procedures to govern related practices. Drives identification of best practices related to financial operations policies and procedures; recommends modifications as needed. Ensures continued compliance with all policies and practices such as Loss Reporting/Technical Lost Business

Talent Development and Management: Deliberately builds capability for short and long term. Sets direction, goals and expectations about performance, holds associates accountable for development and provides appropriate feedback. Coaches and develops associates, builds diverse team and encourages innovative thinking to identify broad growth opportunities. Delegates responsibilities to associates, both to deliver on commitments and to continuously build team members' capabilities.

Management Reporting and Financial Close Activities: Produces and distributes recurring and ad hoc management reports. Responsible for financial reporting accuracy; partners with shared services organizations and ensures adequate control environment to mitigate financial and business risks in collaboration with process owners. Leverages recurring and ad hoc management reporting to identify trends, build business cases, highlight opportunities and risks, and drive business decision making


BS - Accounting , Finance, Economics or equivalent

10 Years of Experience including 5 Years People Leadership (direct or indirect)

MBA Finance or MS in Business Analytics or similar degree

Graduate of Finance Leadership Development Program

Graduate of Executive MBA Program

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Preference will be given to candidates who have the following:

Consulting Experience

Business Analysis and Acumen: Personally models a rigorous discipline to solve complex challenges that cross over multiple domains; is decisive and can make difficult choices; applies analytical skills to broad business challenges; offers unique perspective and encourages insight generation in others; challenges others to stretch their thinking.

Influential Business Partner: Is seen by business partners as a trusted advisor and is sought out for both Finance and Business expertise; communicates the story behind the numbers and makes a compelling case to a variety of audiences; effectively challenges others assumptions and redirects thinking; manages conflict and negotiates effectively.

Information Management Acumen: Has solid desktop skills, specifically strong excel skills including the ability to create basic macros; some familiarity with Cognos/Hyperion is preferred. Learns new technology quickly and is adept at using data to create existing reports.

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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Equal Employment Opportunity at ADP: ADP affirms that inequality is detrimental to our associates, our clients, and the communities we serve. Our goal is to impact lasting change through our actions. Together, we unite for equality and equity. ADP is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of any protected characteristic, including race, color, genetic information, creed, national origin, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, lawful alien status, ancestry, age, marital status, or protected veteran status and will not discriminate against anyone on the basis of a disability. We support an inclusive workplace where associates excel based on personal merit, qualifications, experience, ability, and job performance.

Ethics at ADP: ADP has a long, proud history of conducting business with the highest ethical standards and full compliance with all applicable laws. We also expect our people to uphold our values with the highest level of integrity and behave in a manner that fosters an honest and respectful workplace. Click to learn more about ADP’s culture and our full set of values.

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