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EPM Transformation Director

EPM Transformation Overview

The Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Transformation Practice is the industry leader in developing and implementing strategic solutions for the Finance function that enable the function to improve decision- making capabilities, increase productivity and provide a platform for increased growth of the business. The primary offerings of this practice area are: EPM Strategy (Blueprint and Strategy, Org Design and People Development and Strategy/KPI Articulation), EPM Transformation (EPM Process and Data Optimization, EPM Center of Excellence/Delivery Model, Cost Management) and Finance Technology (EPM/BI Information Architecture, Planning and Budgeting Solutions, Consolidation and Reporting Solutions, and Management / other Enterprise-wide Reporting Solutions.)

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Directors are primarily responsible for overseeing engagements and driving new business opportunities. Directors will apply well-honed consulting, project management, and functional skills to effectively lead and manage major engagements and will be heavily involved in business development activities such as project diagnostics, RFP responses, proposal development and sales calls. Director responsibilities include (but are not limited) to the following:

  • Lead and manage multiple end-to-end engagements
  • Own and ensure the success of engagement from sales support through project execution
  • Lead teams of Hackett and client resources through current state analysis, future state visioning and program execution
  • Proactively identify and resolve issues critical to the clients' strategic and operational success
  • Manage and grow client relationships
  • Provide content/functional knowledge and expertise in some/all of the core EPM processes including: Planning and Analysis, Consolidation and Reporting, Business Intelligence and Metrics
  • Provide content/functional knowledge and expertise related to general finance / accounting subject areas
  • Identify and close new business opportunities at existing and potential new clients
  • Develop intellectual capital / white papers around leading EPM industry insights and best practices
  • Support the development of The Hackett Group's functional/industry practices
  • Play a key role in critical firm building activities, including recruiting, training, and performance management cycles
  • Mentor, coach, and develop junior staff
Expected Background & Work Experience

We are searching for professional, talented, and driven individuals with strong Finance and EPM experience. Directors will typically have:

  • 8-10+ years related consulting experience with a top tier firm demonstrating career progression
  • Exceptional understanding of Enterprise Performance Management and Business Intelligence within targeted industries and consulting service lines
  • Strong project leadership and project management abilities
  • Outstanding client relationship skills
  • Proven thought leader in one or more EPM / Finance related topics
  • Achieved internal and gained external recognition for knowledge and expertise in at least one service or industry area
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills including presentation skills (MS PowerPoint, Visio)
  • Ability to effectively generate new business and lead pursuit teams
  • Knowledge of the EPM software / product functionality and capabilities including Oracle/Hyperion, SAP and IBM/Cognos. Specific experience with deployment of at least one of these products is a plus

In addition to the qualifications listed above, the firm and EPM practice place a high emphasis on relevant personal qualities such as creativity, resourcefulness, and entrepreneurial spirit.

Applicants must be willing and able to travel to client work locations a minimum of 4 days per week.