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CO - Greenwood Village (Home Office)
Based at our Greenwood Village Home Office you will act as the overall financial business manager for Red Robin’s IT organization. You will report to the Director of ePMO, the IT Finance and Resource Manager is responsible for providing finance decision support, operational insight and guidance, and resource capacity forecasting and management to the CIO and IT leadership. You will also set the standard in which business case evaluation, procurement practices, vendor management, financial performance, cost estimating and program budgeting is conducted within the IT department.  
 
Essential Functions: 
  • Collaborates with CIO and IT department heads to provide operational and financial insights into the business health of RR IT
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining the IT departmental budget
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining the department financial forecast
  • Responsible for periodic reporting of department financials and resource utilization to IT leadership
  • Develops financial health inputs and metrics to be used within an IT balanced scorecard
  • Sets standards for operational team budget forecasting, business case development and financial reporting 
  • Consults with IT leaders on an ad-hoc basis to meet operational goals
  • Acts as the main point of IT coordination in planning and execution of the IT annual budget
  • Acts as the main point of contact with the Corporate Finance & Accounting Teams
  • Drives cost efficiency methods and concepts across IT teams; (e.g. champions opportunities for cost savings, need for priority, options for levels of service, etc.)
  • Works with the Corporate Finance Team to establish governance and policies for IT-related cost savings initiatives
  • Reviews program financial and resource assignments across all of IT and makes recommendations for improvement
  • Monitors capital cash flow and IT assets depreciation
  • Conducts invoice validation and processing
  • Vets costs of technology components from broader business plans 
  • Identifies IT finance process improvement opportunities
  • Supports IT procurement and vendor management functions by introducing industry best practices with a bias towards standardization, cost optimization and risk management. 
  • Works to ensure financial controls meet Sarbanes-Oxley Act and risk protocols
  • Works to provide consultative advice for capturing maximum value on future technology investments (people, technology, services)
  • Tracks and manages IT resource capacity, including timekeeping, demand forecast, resource leveling, and FTE/contractor mix 
  • Maximizes value received from vendors through sourcing management, relationship management, contract management, cost controls, performance metrics, and risk mitigation.   

 

Requirements

  • Preferred
    • 3-5 years referenceable experience within an IT finance or financial management function
    • Expertise in financial management, preferable within the restaurant, hospitality or F&B industries 
    • Experience using Oracle Financials or other similar financial tools and applications 
  • Understanding of GAAP accounting practices
  • Proven track record of taking initiative and independently carrying out responsibilities
  • Past experience advising executives on business strategy and financial management
  • Known for seeing beyond status quo and innovation 
  • Strong communication and inter-personal skills required
  • Strong analytical capabilities and experience with conducting analysis within MS Excel 
  • Working experience with project accounting methodologies 
  • Experience with corporate IT (Technologies, common organizational groups, etc.)
  • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in finance, accounting, business or economics; MBA a plus
  • Able to collaborate, negotiate and drive IT finance concepts (orally and in writing) with VP and Senior Executive leadership
  • Advanced knowledge of financial management and business case development
  • Proven ability to think strategically and to communicate the strategy to others
  • Considerable knowledge of business theory, business processes, management, budgeting and business office management
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Able to work independently and self-direct large work efforts
  • Superior analytical, evaluative and problem-solving abilities 
  • Experience in the management technology and service lifecycles. 

Red Robin is an Equal Opportunity & E-Verify Employer


 

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