• Senior Manager, IT - Financial Services

    Location US-IL-Downers Grove
    Job ID
    Adtalem Global Education
    Information Technology
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    As the Senior Manager, IT - Financial Services you are responsible for developing the IT strategy and the successful delivery of global projects for your work stream. You effectively manage business and functional relationships, partnering to provide thought leadership and hands-on expertise.  You utilize your knowledge from industry experience and the latest IT solution capabilities to produce optimal ‘best practice’ global business solutions. Additionally, you provide leadership, demand and resource planning and management of the IT team (both full time colleagues and consultants) for their work stream.


    • Develop strong business relationships with key stakeholders to effectively manage demand and produce roadmap for work stream.
    • Plan, manage and develop global resources, including on and offshore consultants as necessary to deliver solutions in line with the project roadmap for work stream.
    • Partner with key stakeholders to solve problems and design solutions for the best-practices use of enterprise systems as a strategic and tactical enabler.
    • Lead projects, project tasks and resources to deliver solutions according to defined timelines and budget.
    • Assign and oversee all aspects of development for work stream in accordance with business/project priorities.
    • Lead and participate in continuous process improvement activities in the business environment.
    • Develop and maintain good communication with other IT teams to ensure integration points are understood and communicated.
    • Supporting business strategies by recommending IT solutions.
    • Develop and maintain compliance to IT policies and procedures
    • Completes other duties as assigned.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, related field, or equivalent industry experience required. Masters degree desired.
    • 5+ years of senior IT leadership experience, overseeing multiple IT functions.
    • 12+ years of varied overall IT experience including design and configuration experience in Finance, Procurement module involving end-to-end implementation projects, including knowledge of integration with other systems.
    • 5+ years experience in a global IT environment, that includes managing global resources.
    • Strong leadership and change management skills to guide and influence new processes and technologies.
    • Excellent communication, organizational and relationship building skills.
    • Experience of people management with ability to lead and manage cross cultural and cross regional teams.
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills to translate business problems into global system solutions.
    • Proven experience of managing tasks and resources to timeline and budget.
    • Expert level knowledge and experience of a global Cloud ERP including implementation lifecycle. These include: Finance, Procurement, Project Systems (Jira, Daptiv).
    • Infor ERP Lawson Finance knowledge would be a plus (General Ledger/Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable).

    We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.

    Who We Are

    The purpose of Adtalem Global Education is to empower students to achieve their goals, find success, and make inspiring contributions to our global community. Adtalem Global Education Inc. (NYSE: ATGE; member S&P MidCap 400 Index) is a leading global education provider and the parent organization of Adtalem Educacional do Brasil, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Becker Professional Education, Carrington College, Chamberlain University, DeVry University and its Keller Graduate School of Management, Ross University School of Medicine and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. For more information, please visit adtalem.com.


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