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Senior Finance Manager for Global IT

Date:  Jul 15, 2021

Morristown, NJ, US

Requisition ID:  30553

About Avaya

Businesses are built by the experiences they provide, and every day millions of those experiences are delivered by Avaya Holdings Corp. (NYSE: AVYA). Avaya is shaping what's next for the future of work, with innovation and partnerships that deliver game-changing business benefits. Our cloud communications solutions and multi-cloud application ecosystem power personalized, intelligent, and effortless customer and employee experiences to help achieve strategic ambitions and desired outcomes. Together, we are committed to help grow your business by delivering Experiences that Matter. Learn more at www.avaya.com.

About the Opportunity

Avaya is searching for a driven and dynamic Senior Finance Manager with solid technology and financial management acumen to join the IT Finance Team.  This is a very exciting time at Avaya as we journey through our Digital Transformation. 

The IT Finance team supports the CIO and CIO executive leadership team in strategy, budgeting, forecasting and other financial areas. It includes P&L (People cost and Non People Cost: Third Party Costs) and Capital (Hardware, Software and Internal Labor) and Capital Leases.   

To be successful in this role you will have to set high but realistic expectations, improve communication skills and develop your own skills, be open to new ideas and perspectives and recognize your big picture impact

Candidates in Morristown, NJ and Durham, NC are preferred

About the Responsibilities

This role is a critical and an integral part of Avaya’s Multi - year journey of Digital Transformation


As a Senior Finance Manager, you will be responsible for:

Monthly and Quarterly Financial Reporting for P&L and Capital

Monthly Financial Project tracking/validation with IT Ops

Sox Requirements

IT Finance team works Cross Functionally:  Working with other Business units

Create recurring or ad-hoc reports and models for the purpose of allowing management to make data driven decisions.

About the Requirements



Strong / proven work experience in IT Finance


Drive the business to meet or exceed financial targets

Demonstrate strategic planning experience at a manager level

Experienced in managing budgets and forecasts

Problem-solving and critical-thinking skills

Ability to lead and teach others

Ability to explain highly technical concepts in simple terms 


Full Time position, working cross functionally with global team leads

Min Travel


Strong / proven experience in Finance, IT Finance and a Bachelor’s Degree in BA or Finance


7 - 10 Years of Experience


Avaya is an Equal Opportunity employer and a U.S. Federal Contractor. Our commitment to equality is a core value of Avaya. All qualified applicants and employees receive equal treatment without consideration for race, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or any other protected characteristic. In general, positions at Avaya require the ability to communicate and use office technology effectively. Physical requirements may vary by assigned work location. This job brief/description is subject to change. Nothing in this job description restricts Avaya right to alter the duties and responsibilities of this position at any time for any reason. You may also review the Avaya Global Privacy Policy (accessible at https://www.avaya.com/en/privacy/policy/) and applicable Privacy Statement relevant to this job posting (accessible at https://www.avaya.com/en/documents/info-applicants.pdf).

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