UBS Financial Services Lead - Americas Finance Change in Weehawken, New Jersey

Your role:

Are you always on the lookout for new and better ways of doing things? Are you curious and like solving problems? Are you a self-motivated organizer who can bring order to large amounts of project information to identify risks and key messages for management? We are looking for a Regional Finance Change lead to direct Finance and Treasury change efforts in the Americas for the Regional CFO.

Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • engaging with leaders from the regional Finance teams to understand emerging problems and drivers of change.

  • being a part of the project initiation, planning, budgeting and business case development, challenging for efficiency and \"connecting the dots\" across various initiatives.

  • working with partners from our technology groups to understand solutions, the timelines for implementation and to identify any delivery risks across the portfolio.

  • coordinating the regional change portfolio, ensuring implementation to meet objectives and surfacing prioritization calls to relevant decision makers

  • initiating discussions around strategic solutions for the region as appropriate

  • supporting the development of an innovative management capability, to promote information flow, drive project discipline and support senior Finance and Treasury management with assessment of risk, progress and business benefit.

  • providing effective meeting governance: establish agenda, track open issues, document decisions and key points of discussion.

  • partnering with other change leads around the globe to understand regional impacts, including resource capacity, and ensuring regional representation in solution development and execution.

What we offer:

Together. That’s how we do things. We offer people around the world a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment. We value your passion and commitment, and reward your performance.

Keen to achieve the work-life agility that you desire? We're open to discussing how this could work for you (and us).

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Take the next step:

Are you truly collaborative? Succeeding at UBS means respecting, understanding and trusting colleagues and clients. Challenging others and being challenged in return. Being passionate about what you do. Driving yourself forward, always wanting to do things the right way. Does that sound like you? Then you have the right stuff to join us. Apply now.

Disclaimer / Policy Statements:

UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

Your team:

You will be the Regional Finance Change lead. You will be part of the Americas CFO organization; part of Group Finance within the Corporate Center division of UBS. The role is located in Weehawken, NJ. The Americas CFO group consists of the regional business partnering, business and change management, Integrated Middle Office Financial Controlling service delivery and the Comprehensive Capital and Analysis Review teams. This role reports into the Americas Chief of Staff.

Your experience and skills:

You have:

  • demonstrated leadership capability and ability to strategize and execute disparate projects efficiently

  • several years of experience as a business analyst, project manager, PMO or business manager

  • preferably worked in a financial services firm in a project capacity or in a consulting firm

  • demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

  • additional training in project disciplines, is a plus

You are:

  • a graduate with finance, economics or arts qualifications, coupled with strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • comfortable working autonomously, able to see and address potential lagging points and plan meeting updates and agendas accordingly to gain timely decisions as needed

  • confident and someone who embraces collaboration, constructive challenge and shows integrity

  • comfortable engaging across a wide and diverse community of varying seniority and can proactively build trusted relationships quickly

  • naturally organized, with a passion for efficiency, precision and driving effective management

  • quick to understand management decision-making needs – and at transforming information into communication to support them

  • flexible, adaptable and capable of thinking for yourself and solving problems

  • able to work flexible hours, when needed

About us:

Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Your colleagues:

Job Reference #: 173847BR

Business Divisions: Corporate Center

Title: Lead - Americas Finance Change

City: Weehawken

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: United States - New Jersey

Function Category: Finance