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Wayfair Associate Director, Finance Systems (Third Party Applications, Integrations, and Projects) in Boston, Massachusetts

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Wayfair believes everyone deserves a home they love, and that furnishing your home should be a source of fun, not anxiety. Our </span><strong>Finance</strong> <strong>Technology </strong><span style="font-weight: 400;">team plays a crucial role in making this vision a reality for millions of people around the world. Partnering with Product, Engineering, Experience Design, Analytics and business leaders across Wayfair, our </span><strong>Third Party Systems</strong><span style="font-weight: 400;"> team ensures that we’re 1) adopting existing technology that solves important customer problems in elegant, scalable, measurable ways, 2) effectively integrating those tools into existing systems, and 3) managing incremental improvements and configurations.</span></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">We’re looking for a </span><strong>Associate Director, Finance Systems</strong><span style="font-weight: 400;"> who not only enjoys creating a bold vision, but also executing on their ideas through fruition on a global scale. You will define and execute the third party tool strategy and roadmap for our Finance Technology team, integrating and configuring existing technology to institute fast and reliable solutions to enable risk management and deliver lightning fast insights to the business.&nbsp;</span></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">We’re entrepreneurial, value oriented decision makers who drive the development of the world-class software products that power Wayfair’s transformation of retail for home. We create the internal Finance enterprise experiences that enable Wayfair to scalably manage multi-billion dollar revenue streams and consistently launch new businesses to support our rapid growth. Our work requires us to move fast and collaborate with some of the best engineers, creatives, data scientists, operators, and analysts to discover, build, and scale world-class software products. The Finance Technology team underpins Wayfair's Global Finance organization by automating key Finance Operations and Accounting functions, and scalably processing terabytes of Finance data into rapid insights for brand GMs, marketing leaders, and heads of operations organizations to make key growth decisions.</span></p>

<p><strong>What You’ll Do:</strong></p>


<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Own multiple third party systems across the Global Finance domain.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Develop the vision and roadmaps for all third party Finance technology tools based on your understanding of technology trends, business needs, and user insights.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Manage overall execution and performance of third party product initiatives. Lead and collaborate with business, product, engineering, and analytics teams to plan and execute.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Deeply understand the technology used in your products, the strong and weak points, and become an expert at what is available. Map out the supported workflows and identify opportunities to simplify and centralize similar use cases across teams.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Identify, refine, and meticulously monitor your KPIs to understand the health of your product portfolio and opportunities for improvement.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">When opportunities for improvement arise, work directly with Product, Engineering, and Business partners to identify and prioritize potential solutions. Innovate and incubate new ideas to improve how we use these existing tools, with a focus on improving data reliability, instituting best practices, and building seamless end-to-end user flows. When needed, compare and contrast homegrown solutions against third party options to optimize speed-to-value.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Monitor industry trends and lead market research to stay on-top of emerging technologies that might add value to our Finance Technology ecosystem.&nbsp;</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Champion a strong team dynamic, engaging partner teams proactively and collaboratively to co-develop roadmaps across teams.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">M</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">arket and communicate your product optimizations and use cases internally to Finance to ensure all available users know about your product and how they can value from it.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Test, learn, and fail fast. Rapidly iterate, gather the needed data, interpret it, and then take action to course correct.</span></li>


<p><strong>What You’ll Need:</strong></p>


<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">8+ years experience in a data-driven and stakeholder-facing role.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Excellent analytical skills with experience turning data into actionable insights.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Strong sense of logic, critical thinking, and creativity when approaching process and governance.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience with large scale financial transformations preferred. Knowledge of Oracle, SAP, enterprise AR/APsystems, etc.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience collaborating across multiple stakeholder groups, communicating with diverse audiences, and balancing/negotiating priorities.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience building, managing, and leading a team.</span></li>

</ul><div class="content-conclusion"><p><strong>About Wayfair Inc.</strong></p>

<p>Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking.</p>

<p>No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.</p></div>