• Director, IT - Finance Solutions

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

    At Adtalem, you have the opportunity to learn and grow as you help hundreds of thousands of students do the same. You will work on modern, cloud-based technologies and work with a mission driven team to deliver innovative educational and business solutions and services.


    • Engage with executives and functional leaders to understand Finance needs.
    • Develop and maintain an enterprise finance strategy and technology roadmap reflecting both customer needs and technology innovations.
    • Manage the day-to-day work activities of the team in the discharge of functional responsibilities.
    • Promote empowerment of the team to ensure that each team member is fully engaged in the work and making a meaningful contribution to business success.
    • Lead the development and support of finance solutions leveraging the latest functionality from our cloud based financial systems.
    • Plan the next generation financial solutions based on innovative technologies such as RPA, AI and Machine Learning including selection, prototyping, piloting and transition to operations.
    • Manage vendors and service providers to maximize value.
    • Ensure compliance with security policies and assist in defining new policies or changes to existing policies related to new technology adoption.
    • Using ITIL service management principles, formulate metrics and key performance indicators for delivery and operation of services and functional areas.
    • Prepare and manage budgets, including service cost analysis modeling.


    • Bachelor's and/or advanced degree with a concentration in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Business or Statistics/Mathematics.
    • 6+ years’ experience with finance or ERP solutions with increasing leadership responsibilities.
    • Experience with artificial intelligence, machine learning and robotic process automation technologies a plus.
    • Experience with ERP and ecommerce projects within the education and ecommerce industries a plus.
    • Experience with complete project lifecycle in this area, including but not limited to requirements gathering, data analysis, design, development, testing and data validation.
    • Experience with any of the leading cloud-based FP&A tools such as Longview, NetSuite, Anaplan, Host Analytics, Lawson Adaptive Insights.
    • Applicable experience with finance concepts and ERP operational management.
    • Experienced and successful professional services/consulting background would be preferred.
    • Strong analytical, attention to detail, organizational and core project management skills.
    • Demonstrated experience with leading and developing a team of people.
    • Ability to provide thought leadership as you help our grow our business units.
    • Working knowledge of education and ecommerce a plus.
    • Strong teamwork, communication and customer service skills.
    • Willingness to travel between up to 10%.



    We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. At Adtalem, we welcome everyone and have a strong commitment towards diversity and inclusion. We encourage our Colleagues to be their true authentic selves and support laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. We also maintain a drug-free workplace.

    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, Chamberlain University, EduPristine, Ross University School of Medicine and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. For more information, please visit adtalem.com.


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