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Company: Ford Motor Company US
Location: Dearborn
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description & Qualifications IT Business Architect, finance ERP At Ford Motor Company, we believe freedom of movement drives human progress. We also believe in providing you with the freedom to define and realize your dreams. With our incredible plans for the future of mobility, we have a wide variety of opportunities for you to accelerate your career potential as you help us define tomorrow's transportation. As a key member of our Information Technology group, you'll play a critical part in shaping the future of mobility. If you're looking for the chance to leverage advanced technology to redefine the transportation landscape, enhance the customer experience and improve people's lives, this is the opportunity for you. Join us and challenge your IT expertise and analytical skills to help create vehicles that are as smart as you are. Our team is looking for a business architect for an ERP program within our Finance portfolio. This role will help bridge key integrations with Finance, Purchasing as well as the rest of Ford, for SAP and legacy solutions. Responsible for leading blueprinting, strategy formulation, portfolio planning and integration, future state process and solution definition. Key roles and responsibilities include facilitating IT and business sessions, developing business models, performing gap analysis, and working with cross-functional teams. This position will serve as a key liaison across businesses, IT, and the solution integrator to confirm future state strategy and solutions to deliver on quality results. We thrive on being culture champions! What you'll be able to do:

  • Develop a deep understanding of the Plan to Report (Finance) value stream and other interacting value streams, enterprise blueprints, related roles, processes, systems and information to become a trusted advisor and key contributor.
  • Lead value stream blueprints and identify ERP opportunities and solutions to propose improvements for future state business/systems.
  • Partner with Business, IT and Solution Integrator to deliver strategy and business architecture deliverables (including business/system process, org/roles, information, and applications) in an agile and iterative way for Portfolio Planning and Integration, and IT Delivery.
  • Ensure cohesive and comprehensive architectures with information and solution architects.
  • Partner with Product Owners, Product Managers, agile and legacy teams, and be a core architecture team member.
  • Enable portfolio planning and integration within and outside of Finance to ensure IT roadmap and solutions address the business needs and deliver value. The minimum requirements we seek:
    • Bachelor's degree
    • 2+ years of experience in Information Technology as an architect with experience in requirements management, strategy planning, and/or business modeling Our preferred requirements:
      • Strategy formulation
      • Conceptual business modeling (current state vs. future state) and Architecture tools (e.g., Microsoft Visio, Mega HOPEX, Casewise, ProVision)
      • Experience with ERP programs and SAP products, including SAP Ariba and/or S4 HANA
      • Working with cross-functional teams and stakeholders using Agile methodology
      • Facilitating meetings and joint working sessions
      • Creating and giving presentations
      • Communicating to both technical and business audiences
      • Knowledge of TOGAF and Zachman frameworks
      • Familiarity with Purchasing and Finance domains What you'll receive in return: As part of the Ford family, you'll enjoy excellent compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes generous PTO, retirement, savings and stock investment plans, incentive compensation and much more. You'll also experience exciting opportunities for professional and personal growth and recognition. If you have what it takes to help us redefine the future of mobility, we'd love to have you join us. Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. By choice, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. For information on Ford's benefits and compensation, click here:

Keywords: Ford Motor Company US, Dearborn , IT BUSINESS ARCHITECT, FINANCE ERP, Accounting, Auditing , Dearborn, Michigan

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