SVP Financial Systems

| Austin
SVP Financial Systems – Austin, TX
 
Let us introduce ourselves:
Founded in 1993, Amherst Holdings LLC is a privately owned financial services holdings company headquartered in Austin, TX. We provide a variety of products and services for institutional clients across the globe and pursue opportunities in the capital markets leveraging our deep expertise and proprietary market leading data analytics platform. We have developed cutting edge tools and methodologies that give us the competitive edge in our securities, loan origination, and asset management lines of business.
 
What we’re looking for, in a nutshell:
Amherst is pleased to offer this tremendous opportunity. This position, seeks a candidate capable of managing financial systems for a multi-billion dollar company in the Real Estate Finance industry. This position will frequently interact with C-level executives and key business stakeholders to define strategies and goals. Strong attention to projects, deadlines and execution are essential. The ideal candidate should have deep understanding of financial technology systems, and be able to effectively lead technology teams.
The Senior Vice President, Financial Systems will have company-wide responsibility for architecting financial, loan servicing, budgeting, and accounting reporting systems that will derive insights in real time for executive decision making critical to the success of each business unit. This position will report directly to the Chief Technology Officer.
 
A little more about this role:
  • Set and execute timely project deliverables that meet business expectations
  • Lead implementations of company financial systems due to changing business landscape, acquisitions or startup initiatives
  • Manage company support including system reliability and disaster recovery for global finance and reporting systems
  • Evaluate business processes and identify weaknesses, and areas for improvement
  • Implement initiatives to increase efficiency
  • Provide leadership that adheres to Company culture and standards that values teamwork, innovation, and customer service 
What you’ll need to have:
  • Technology, Finance or Accounting Executive with expert knowledge of integrating complex finance and accounting departments with multiple entities utilizing multiple internal or external technology platforms
  • Possess a savvy business acumen
  • Strong analytical and organizational project management skills, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements
  • Strong technology background with solid understanding of the SDLC
  • Detailed understanding of SOX and SOC compliance requirements
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of executives, managers, and subject matter experts across multiple departments and business units
  • Ability to identify, document, and track issues and risk management functions
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Minimum 10 years of financial systems experience and technology teams
  • Experience with SOX and SOC compliance requirements
  • Ability to effectively interface with Senior Finance leaders
  • Ability to deliver large IT projects successfully
  • Detail oriented and skilled at defining customer requirements
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Strong ability to handle multiple large projects in a fast paced environment
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Finance or Accounting, MBA preferred
What we offer:
 
Amherst is a privately held corporation located in West Austin with beautiful views of Lake Austin and the loop 360 bridge in a modern workspace with open floor plans.
  • A competitive compensation package, annual bonus, 401k match
  • Flexible PTO, 8 paid holidays
  • Employer paid benefits (medical, dental, vision, health savings account)
  • Professional career development and reimbursement
  • On-premise fitness center, locker rooms
  • Daily catered lunches, fully stocked kitchen with snacks/drinks
  • Relaxed casual environment and weekly/quarterly office events!
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Location

5001 Plaza on the Lake, Austin, TX 78746

An Insider's view of Amherst

What are some social events your company does?

Amherst is always participating in exciting events. From Dell Match Play to SXSW, Amherst engages in a variety of local events. We also host smaller events for employees such as summer BBQ's and happy hours. Nothing tops our holiday party, a true family celebration!

Nicole Giannetta

VP Corporate Affairs

What makes someone successful on your team?

Our team juggles many different deadlines, so being able to stay organized is key! It’s also helpful to be very detail oriented and comfortable in a fast paced environment, but most importantly, you need to have a solid sense of humor and to be able to laugh at yourself (and us).

Jordan Perras

Investor Services

What are Amherst Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Fitness Subsidies

Additional Perks + Benefits

Competitive compensation and bonus program. Flexible PTO. Health, vision, dental and long term disability coverage. Paid maternity/paternity leave. Attractive office space. Training certifications assistance. Daily catered lunch and stocked kitchens. Monthly birthday celebrations. Casual work environment with regular team-building outings. Breakfast Taco Thursday.

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