FIRST CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO APPLICATIONS RECEIVED BY 09/13/19 5:00 PM The City of Tacoma's Information Technology Department is seeking an energetic, highly motivated and skilled IT Supervisor for SAP Finance.
This position will serve as the ambassador and point person between IT Managers, Business Analysts, and Business Units.
The IT Supervisor will budget, plan, resource, and supervise strategic business initiatives to support business needs within the City's enterprise systems (SAP, Ariba).
Success in this position requires the ability to supervise, develop, and lead high performing individuals.
A successful employee will possess stellar communication skills, excellent problem-solving skills, and the ability to prioritize multiple concurrent projects.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Partner with business units on the overall development and enhancement of SAP Support, mentor, and develop business analysts, leading by example Scope, estimate, plan, prioritize, and provide status updates on multiple projects Assist with Information Technology strategic planning and policy development Develop and expand usage of HANA as a reporting database within the enterprise Manage all aspects of the finance team's throughput, requiring working knowledge of work requirements, resource utilization, and portfolio management tool Oversee and help interpret application problems and solutions WHY WORK FOR THE CITY? The City of Tacoma offers a generous program of employee benefits: Outstanding working conditions and an exceptional quality-of-life environment.
Medical coverage for eligible employees, spouses and dependents, including children up to age 26.
Vision care with VSP for employees and eligible dependents enrolled in the Regence PPO medical plan with vision benefits.
Dental coverage for eligible employees and their elected dependents, including dependent children up to the age of 26.
Deferred compensation allowing tax-deferred savings as authorized under Section 457 of the IRS Code.
Personal time off.
A great pension plan.
Qualifications: An equivalent combination to: Bachelor's Degree in information technology or related field AND Three years of increasingly responsible experience in operations including one year experience providing work direction to others Experience may be substituted for formal education on a year-for-year basis.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: ITIL certified Implementation experience in SAP or SAP related products Working knowledge of SAP Core Finance (FI, CO, AR, AP, AA, PS, and Treasury), including SAP integration points and interfaces to/from SAP and other applications Knowledge in the basic principles of project management and change management Experience forming cross-group and cross-functional partnerships to achieve goals with strong business partnering skills Effective written and verbal communication skills with ability to communicate across all levels of the organization Knowledge & Skills: COMPETENCIES Coaching and Mentoring Actively partner with co-workers to provide them with information, techniques, instruction, feedback and encouragement to maximize their success on the job.
Resourcefulness in Problem-solving Use intelligence, common sense, hard work and tenacity to solve particularly difficult or complicated challenges.
Workload Management Effectively organize multiple assignments, sometimes of a complex nature or involving competing priorities and analyzing situations to develop a course of action to produce work products that are accurate, thorough and on time.
Effective Communication Effective communication both verbal and in writing including the compilation of reports, presentations and records; and interacting respectfully and sensitively with individuals and groups to develop and maintain productive relationships and achieve results.
Stress Tolerance Effectively handle highly stressful or adverse situations, making good decisions, working calmly and accurately and helping to calm others.
Selection Process & Supplemental Information: Interested individuals must apply online and attach a detailed resume and cover letter detailing your roles and responsibilities as it relates to the position.
Applications received without the required resume and cover letter will not progress in the selection process.
NOTE: First review of applications will begin on September 13, 2019.
Applications will be referred to the panel of Subject Matter Experts at this time.
Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will have their responses to the supplemental questions evaluated by a panel of subject matter experts.
These questions will be scored on the basis of information provided; therefore, it is the responsibility of the applicant to carefully list all pertinent experience and training related to this position.
The evaluation committee will not have access to the candidate's application.
Providing false information will result in disqualification.
Candidates must pass this evaluation in order to be placed on the eligible list for interview and hiring consideration.
Appointment is subject to passing a background check.
The Community Tacoma is a mid-sized urban port city that sits along the Puget Sound with a population of nearly 210,000.
The third largest city in the state of Washington, it is a diverse, progressive international gateway to the Pacific Rim.
Propelled by significant development such as the University of Washington Tacoma, the Tacoma Link light rail system, the restored urban waterfront of the Thea Foss Waterway, the expansions of both the MultiCare and Franciscan health systems, and a significant influx of foreign direct investment in its downtown core, Tacoma has evolved considerably since the 1990s.
Tacoma boasts the state's highest density of art and history museums, and is home to a flourishing creative community of writers, artists, musicians, photographers, filmmakers, chefs, entrepreneurs, and small business owners who each add their unique flair to the city's vibrant commercial landscape.
The iconic Tacoma Dome has endured as a high-demand venue for some of the largest names in the entertainment industry.
A magnet for families looking for affordable housing options in the Puget Sound area, Tacoma also draws those who prefer to live in a more urban downtown setting with competitively priced condos and apartments that feature panoramic mountain and water views.
Tacoma's natural beauty and proximity to the Puget Sound and Mount Rainier draws hikers, runners, bicyclists, and maritime enthusiasts to the area.
Its lively social scene is infused with energy by thousands of students attending the University of Washington Tacoma, the University of Puget Sound, the Evergreen State College Tacoma campus, and Tacoma Community College, as well as a number of local trade and technical colleges.
Its prime location just 20 minutes south of the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, 30 miles north of the state capital in Olympia, and within 10 miles of the U.S.
Department of Defense's premier military installation on the West Coast only adds to Tacoma's desirability.
To see a few of the great things Tacoma has to offer, view this City of Tacoma Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Tacoma's diversity is its greatest asset.
Tacoma embraces its multi-cultural and multi-ethnic character.
Communities of color and immigrant communities are fundamental to Tacoma's entrepreneurial spirit, workforce, and long-term success.
In Tacoma, equity and empowerment are top priorities, meaning that all Tacoma residents must have equitable opportunities to reach their full potential and share in the benefits of community progress.
One of our goals is for the City of Tacoma workforce to reflect the community it serves.
We actively work to eliminate racial and other disparities and welcome candidates with diverse backgrounds and/or multicultural skill sets and experiences.
Our goal is for Tacoma to be an inclusive and equitable place to live, work, and play.
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