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Director IT Finance

Location: Oakland, CA Additional Locations:

Green Street/IDS 99 S. Oakland Ave., 99 S. Oakland Ave., Pasadena,California, 91101
Job Number: 783762 Date posted: 04/04/2019

Includes organizational leadership, business process, resource, and financial management, sponsorship and promotion of collaborative effectiveness. This job family generally encompasses positions regularly responsible for providing leadership and direction to employees. Typically this work requires an expertise in communication skills, and management concepts plus a solid base of technology and/or business knowledge/skills and the ability to apply it to business problems.

Essential Responsibilities:

Global assumptions for differentiation of roles:

  • Direct reports are usually managers

  • Reports to Director or VP

  • Purview is multiple units or departments and/or a geographic or functional area.

  • Oversees the implementation of tactical solutions which support strategic plans

  • Drives strategic direction

  • Change Leader.

  • Participates with other managers to establish change, implement strategic plans and objectives.

  • Makes final decisions on administrative or operational matters and ensures operations' effective achievement of objectives.
    Job Complexity:

  • Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth knowledge of the company.  

  • Participates in corporate development of methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for projects, programs, and people.  

  • Establishes and ensures budgets and schedules meet KPIT requirements.

  • Directs the activities of several sections, department(s), or a broad functional area through subordinate managers who have overall responsibility for planning, budgeting, implementing key initiatives, developing strategies and skill sets of employees, and controlling/managing costs.

  • In some instances this Senior Manager may be responsible for a staff function and may not have subordinate employees.
    Span of Control:

  • Directs managers and highly technical individual contributors typically across departments or units in a functional or geographic area including external resources and/or matrixed employees.

  • May direct managers with process responsibility for shared services or matrixed organizations.
    Interaction and Communication:

  • Regularly interacts with senior or executive levels on matters concerning several functional areas, regions, and/or business partners.

  • Interactions normally involve controversial situations, negotiations, or influencing other senior management.

  • Requires the ability to change the thinking of, or gain the acceptance of, others in extremely difficult matters.

  • Discusses and presents information and issues internally and externally and potentially controversial issues within IT and KP.

  • Erroneous decisions will have a serious impact on the overall success of functional, division or KPIT-KP operations.
    Leading the Organization:

  • Establishes strategy and tactics within area of responsibility, and may contribute to KP-IT strategy formulation.

  • Drives change, process improvements and cultural transformation and acts as change leader.

  • Encourages management development by providing opportunities for leadership and working with leaders throughout the IT organization. Recommends sponsorship opportunities and acts as sponsor.

  • Ensures plans in place to accomplish area goals, results tracked and resources appropriately allocated across area of responsibility.
    Managing Business Processes:

  • Monitors the results of functional area and KP-IT processes.

  • Reviews and integrates business processes to achieve business results and appropriate solutions for customers.
    Managing Finances and/or Projects:

  • Manages financial aspects of the organizational area; accountable for direct budget. May provide financial projections for strategic plans or forecast for future years.
    Managing HR People Processes:

  • Manages HR/People processes for the organizational area including performance /management, resource management, compensation administration, objective setting/alignment, employee development/coaching and training.

  • Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum eight (8) years of progressively responsible management experience in planning, budget/financial management, and staffing.

  • For core IT jobs, minimum eight (8) years of related IT experience including IT Project Management for core IT jobs, OR,

  • For noncore IT jobs (e.g., accounting, finance, business operations, compliance, etc.), minimum eight (8) years of directly related experience, including project management.

  • Master's degree in related field, OR a Bachelor's degree in a related field and two (2) years directly related experience, OR Six (6) years experience in directly related field.

  • High School Diploma OR General Education Development (GED) required.
    License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A

    Additional Requirements:

  • Advanced knowledge of own area of functional responsibility and full knowledge of multiple related IT functions (e.g., accounting, finance, business operations, compliance, etc.).

  • Leading assigned business groups/regions in partnering with other functional areas to analyze and assess organizational and financial performance, develop reports to track revenue enhancement and expense control initiatives, create staffing plans, and develop and set policies/procedures to support and improve performance.

  • Must be able to work in a Labor Management Partnership environment.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • N/A
  • Primary Location: California,Oakland,2101 Webster 2101 Webster St. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Director/Senior Director Job Category: Information Technology Department: IT Finance Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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