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Senior Vice President, Engineering Finance Programs



Accounting & Finance
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024

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Title and Summary

Senior Vice President, Engineering Finance Programs

As the SVP of Finance Technology Engineering, you will lead a global team of engineers who are responsible for designing, developing, and delivering innovative solutions for Mastercard's finance functions. You will oversee the technology strategy, architecture, and execution of all finance systems, covering Billing, Financial Planning, Accounting, Settlement, Treasury, and Reporting and Analytics. You will collaborate with senior leaders across the organization to align the finance technology roadmap with the business objectives and customer needs. You will also drive the modernization of the finance infrastructure, leveraging cloud, data, and automation technologies to optimize performance, scalability, and security.

• Lead the global finance technology engineering organization, setting the vision, direction, and culture for the team.
• Manage the end-to-end delivery of finance technology solutions, ensuring quality, timeliness, and alignment with business requirements and expectations.
• Define and implement the finance technology architecture, standards, and best practices, ensuring compliance with Mastercard's policies and regulations.
• Partner with finance leaders and stakeholders to understand their needs, challenges, and opportunities, and provide strategic guidance and solutions to enable their success.
• Drive the innovation and transformation of the finance technology portfolio, leveraging cloud, data, and automation technologies to enhance the customer experience, operational efficiency, and business agility.
• Develop and manage the finance technology budget, resources, and vendors, ensuring optimal utilization and value delivery.
• Attract, retain, and develop top engineering talent, fostering a culture of excellence, collaboration, and diversity.

• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field. Master's degree or MBA preferred.
• 15+ years of experience in technology leadership roles, with proven track record of delivering complex and large-scale finance technology solutions.
• Deep knowledge and expertise in finance processes, systems, and domains, such as Billing, Financial Planning, Accounting, Settlement, Treasury, and Reporting and Analytics.
• Strong experience and skills in cloud, data, and automation technologies, such as AWS, Azure, GCP, Snowflake, Tableau, Power BI, RPA, etc.
• Excellent communication, presentation, and influencing skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with senior executives and stakeholders across the organization.
• Strong strategic thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills, with the ability to balance competing priorities and trade-offs.
• Exceptional leadership, management, and coaching skills, with the ability to inspire, motivate, and empower a diverse and distributed team of engineers.
• Passionate about innovation, customer-centricity, and continuous improvement.
• Proven expertise in Oracle Financials, Oracle Cloud, Hyperion, and other leading financial software solutions, with the ability to design, implement, and optimize complex business processes and data models.
• Solid understanding of accounting principles, financial reporting standards, and regulatory compliance requirements, with the ability to ensure data quality, accuracy, and integrity.
• Demonstrated experience in leading and delivering large-scale, cross-functional, and transformational projects involving multiple stakeholders and systems, using agile methodologies and best practices.

Mastercard is an inclusive equal opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. In the US or Canada, if you require accommodations or assistance to complete the online application process or during the recruitment process, please contact and identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. Do not include any medical or health information in this email. The Reasonable Accommodations team will respond to your email promptly.

Corporate Security Responsibility

All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and, therefore, it is expected that every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security and must:

  • Abide by Mastercard’s security policies and practices;

  • Ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the information being accessed;

  • Report any suspected information security violation or breach, and

  • Complete all periodic mandatory security trainings in accordance with Mastercard’s guidelines.

In line with Mastercard’s total compensation philosophy and assuming that the job will be performed in the US, the successful candidate will be offered a competitive base salary based on location, experience and other qualifications for the role and may be eligible for an annual bonus or commissions depending on the role. Mastercard benefits for full time (and certain part time) employees generally include: insurance (including medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, disability, life insurance), flexible spending account and health savings account, paid leaves (including 16 weeks new parent leave, up to 20 paid days bereavement leave), 10 annual paid sick days, 10 or more annual paid vacation days based on level, 5 personal days, 10 annual paid U.S. observed holidays, 401k with a best-in-class company match, deferred compensation for eligible roles, fitness reimbursement or on-site fitness facilities, eligibility for tuition reimbursement, gender-inclusive benefits and many more.