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Team Leader - Technology

Company: EDWARD JONES
Location: Hazelwood
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 14,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

A typical branch office has one financial advisor who meets with clients face-to-face and one branch office administrator who enhances the team's ability to build deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis and Tempe provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. Edward Jones currently has more branch offices than any other financial services firm, and we continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.This role contributes to Digital's success by leading timely, convincing, relevant, and strategic financial information and services. This people-leader role leads a team to support divisional leadership through the annual budgeting and strategic planning process with ongoing accurate financial forecasting and analysis of strategic initiatives. Responsibilities include supporting your team to elevate existing processes and tools to meet the needs of future. Establishing cross-functional partnership and fostering sound business decisions through fact and financial based information. This role participates in the day-to-day needs of Leadership in the Digital organization. In addition, this role will be responsible for leading divisional initiatives around reporting, key performance metrics, and analysis to drive better alignment of financials for senior leadership. This position may include advanced enterprise-wide special projects, duties and initiatives as assigned. Models and acts in accordance with EJ's guiding values and mission.

Responsibility Summary:

  • Identifies and communicates key responsibilities and practices to ensure the team promotes a successful attitude, confidence in leadership, and teamwork to achieve business results
  • Challenges and inspires employees to achieve business results
  • Ensures employees adhere to legal and operational compliance requirements
  • Oversees training and development of employees directly and indirectly managed and makes effective staffing decisions
  • Conducts and ensures the completion of performance reviews
  • Provides coaching, direction and leadership support to employees in order to achieve department, firm and customer results
  • Establishes and maintains visibility within the department
  • Monitors operational statistics, reports trends, variances and issues, and takes appropriate action
  • Manage divisional FP&A team through development of strategic plans, annual budget, and growth initiatives in collaboration with divisional partners
  • Acts as the financial thought-leader and initiative driver
  • Drives accurate and accountable financial forecasts and investment prioritization to track intra-year performance and contribute to the Digital's performance; performs standard and special analyses that provide insightful views into the Division 's operations and financial performance, including identifying finding, evaluating, and reporting on initiatives, as well as, risks and opportunities to the firm's goals and commitments
  • Support budget continuous process and systems improvement efforts
  • Manage the monthly operational review to understand and explain variances, update projections as needed, and communicate findings to the divisional leadership
  • Accountable for monthly reporting
  • Accountable for monthly working plan accuracy
  • Provides leadership and direction to the team
  • Accountable for the performance and results of a strategic financial discipline
  • Develop trusted consulting relationship with divisional leaders
  • Business case development and support including post implementation analysis
  • Recognizes and solves complex business problems through financial analyses
  • Decisions are guided by policies, procedures and business plan, receives guidance from Organizational GP
  • Provides technical guidance to employees, colleagues and/or customersRequirements:
    • 5-10 years of financial planning and analysis experience in Accounting/Finance
    • Bachelor 's Degree in Finance, Business, Accounting, or similar
    • 2+ years of prior Leadership experience
    • Experience with IT or Supply Chain finance
    • MBA or similar certification Proven success executing a corporate-wide budget cycle
    • Demonstrated ability to identify, analyze and objectively solve problems using sound judgment
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and experience interfacing with Board of Directors and senior management professionals
    • Ability to effectively handle multiple competing priorities and deadlines under pressure
    • Demonstrated effective leadership, supervising and interpersonal skills to instruct or assign work to others, motivate and coach, and evaluate work performance
    • Advanced PC experience working with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Experience with PeopleSoft and/or equivalent planning and ERP systems
    • Demonstrated project management skills
    • Financial industry experience a plus.
      • FORTUNE 2020 - Edward Jones was named No. 7 on the 2020 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For - list.
        • From FORTUNE -2020 FORTUNE Media IP Limited. All rights reserved. Used under license. FORTUNE and FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For are registered trademarks of Fortune Media IP Limited and are used under license. FORTUNE and Fortune Media IP Limited are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, Edward Jones Investments.
        • Edward Jones Ranked No. 6 of the 100 best workplaces for millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE Magazine.
        • 2020 Corporate Equality Index - Edward Jones joins the ranks of 680 major U.S businesses that received top marks in the HRC Foundations 18th Annual Scorecard on LBGTQ Workplace Equality
        • Edward Jones named a top company for training, ranking No. 25 on Training magazine's 2020 Training Top 125 list - the highest ranking among the financial-services industry!
        • Financial services firm Edward Jones has been named one of the 2019 Best Workplaces for Parents by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE magazine. The firm ranked No. 5 on the list of 50 companies, up two spots from last year.
          • The Best Workplaces for Parents list is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified - organizations. Edward Jones ranked No. 7 on the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work for in 2019 list, the firm 's 20th appearance on the list. The firm also was ranked the No. 1 Best Workplace in Financial Services & Insurance and the No. 6 Best Workplace for Millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE. Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate:
            Salary: $106916 - $182047
            Category: Headquarters

Keywords: EDWARD JONES, Decatur , Team Leader - Technology, Hospitality & Tourism , Hazelwood, Illinois

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