Manager, Expense Alteryx Lead

Posted 01 May 2024

Manager, Expense Alteryx Lead at Manulife

Other Full-time Toronto

Experience: Senior-Level
Education Required: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Information Systems
Salary Range: Not Specified

Close date: 24 May 2024

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Position Description

Responsible for the successful implementation of new Alteryx workflows competency with proper controls, this role partners with the broad ESS team to ensure that future Finance skills are leveraged to ensure strategic objectives achieve the intended outcomes. The incumbent will oversee the execution and governance of all Alteryx workflows throughout the ESS, ensuring adherence to Manulife standards and best-practices, including documentation, support, risk assessment, audits, and ongoing education to the broader team. As a key participant in Finance Transformation, this role will be a pivotal leader who supports the evaluation and development of new Alteryx workflow opportunities. It will also work in close collaboration with the Alteryx COE, ensuring the team remains up to date with standards and controls in use for Alteryx across Manulife Finance teams.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Maintain governing procedures and library for all Alteryx workflow processes used in ESS production activities
  • Serve as consultant for design questions within ESS
  • Demonstrate a strong technical understanding of the accounting for expenses including company policies and sufficient business knowledge to be able to verify and analyze information under reviewEnsure adoption of best practice policies, consistent with guidelines established by Alteryx COE
  • Act as key partner and relationship manager with Alteryx COE
  • Provide training and promote use of best practices and common design patterns
  • Manage quality control for end user developed Alteryx workflows, ensuring compliance with global standards and to minimize the occurrence of errors
  • Implement a backup strategy to reduce reliance on individual team members
  • Partner with the COE in supporting centralized development of global Alteryx workflows
  • Develop reusable workflow patterns and shared macros for community to use
  • Identify and evaluate finance processes that can be automated through Alteryx to streamline business processes in a scalable and sustainable manner

What motivates you?

  • You obsess about customers, listen, engage and act for their benefit.
  • You think big, with curiosity to discover ways to use your agile approach and enable business outcomes.
  • You thrive in teams and enjoy getting things done together.
  • You take ownership and build solutions, focusing on what matters.
  • You do what is right, work with integrity and speak up.
  • You share your humanity, helping us build a diverse and inclusive work environment for everyone.

Required Skill / Experience

What we are looking for

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Information Systems or equivalent practical experience
  • Minimum of 5 years in a finance or accounting role, ideally with experience on projects, transformation, and process improvement
  • Deep knowledge of finance processes and systems
  • Analytical skills with the ability to design, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amount of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Experience on Alteryx workflow development and analysis techniques
  • Experience with drafting business requirements documentations and ability to communicate design and requirements of complex business solutions.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Motivated self-starter, with ability to multi-task and manage priorities effectively
  • A team player able to react positively to changing priorities
  • Must be well-organized, innovative, and possess a high level of initiative

What can we offer you?

  • A competitive salary and benefits packages.
  • A growth trajectory that extends upward and outward, encouraging you to follow your passions and learn new skills.
  • A focus on growing your career path with us.
  • Flexible work policies and strong work-life balance.
  • Professional development and leadership opportunities.

Our commitment to you

  • Values-first culture
  • We lead with our Values every day and bring them to life together.
  • Boundless opportunity
  • We create opportunities to learn and grow at every stage of your career!
  • Continuous innovation
  • We invite you to help redefine the future of financial services.
  • Delivering the promise of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • We foster an inclusive workplace where everyone thrives.
  • Championing Corporate Citizenship
  • We build a business that benefits all stakeholders and has a positive social and environmental impact.

About Manulife and John Hancock

Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we operate as Manulife across our offices in Asia, Canada, and Europe, and primarily as John Hancock in the United States. We provide financial advice, insurance, and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2022, we had more than 40,000 employees, over 116,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving over 34 million customers. At the end of 2022, we had $1.3 trillion (US$1.0 trillion) in assets under management and administration, including total invested assets of $0.4 trillion (US $0.3 trillion), and segregated funds net assets of $0.3 trillion (US$0.3 trillion). We trade as ‘MFC’ on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges, and under ‘945’ in Hong Kong.

Manulife is an Equal Opportunity Employer

At Manulife/John Hancock, we embrace our diversity. We strive to attract, develop and retain a workforce that is as diverse as the customers we serve and to foster an inclusive work environment that embraces the strength of cultures and individuals. We are committed to fair recruitment, retention, advancement and compensation, and we administer all of our practices and programs without discrimination on the basis of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, religion or religious beliefs, creed, sex (including pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions), sexual orientation, genetic characteristics, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, family status, disability, or any other ground protected by applicable law.

It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will work with applicants who request a reasonable accommodation during the application process. All information shared during the accommodation request process will be stored and used in a manner that is consistent with applicable laws and Manulife/John Hancock policies. To request a reasonable accommodation in the application process, contact [email protected].

Salary & Benefits

The annual base salary for this role is listed below.

Salary range is expected to be between
$84,375.00 CAD - $151,875.00 CAD

Primary Location
Toronto, Ontario

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