21 days old

PeopleSoft Financial Systems Director

San Francisco Controller's Office
San Francisco, California 94102
  • Payrate
    $129,506 To $165,256
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

As Financial System Director, you will be responsible for leading a team of functional experts that support our live production environment and continue to deliver new functionality and associated business processes for the City.  

The financial functional team consists of eleven (11) business analysts, inclusive of three leads responsible for the following functional sub-teams:  1) General Ledger & Asset Management; 2) Projects, Grants, Accounts Receivable; 3) Accounts Payable, Cash, and Expense.

The role also has oversight over consulting resources that join the team on an as-needed basis.  In addition to functionality and business processes within these modules, the team is responsible for reporting solutions within PeopleSoft as well as the ensuing data passed to Oracle BI for data analytics.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Partners and collaborates with the City’s Accounting Operations Director and team, that work with all City departments, along with all City Departmental CFOs, as needed on system and business process issues;

  • Leads production support and all projects associated with the PeopleSoft Financial System, including the related data analytics provided in Oracle BI;

  • Manages the process to successfully deliver financial system changes as needed for break/fixes, enhancement requests and new projects;  

  • Continuously manages resource capacity given business partner priorities, ongoing production support needs, and new project demands;

  • Creates project work plans and schedules with limited guidance;

  • Collaborates with the Procurement System Director to support cross-module consistency and dependencies;

  • Collaborates with the Program Management and Service Delivery Director to ensure comprehensive and timely delivery of communications, training programs and overall support to users;   

  • Collaborates with the Technical Director on all development, system administration, migration, environment and other technical needs;

  • Partners with citywide leaders to define business objectives and strategic initiatives, then translates those into holistic system and business process solutions;

  • Operates as the key point person for citywide financial innovation and adoption, messaging, and marketing of PeopleSoft Financial System solutions;

  • Identifies system and business process best practices and drives standardized fluency and knowledge across all City departments;

  • Resolves complex financial issues in collaboration with the internal support teams, business partners and City departments;

  • Serves as a financial expert in meetings with internal management, other City financial leaders, contractors, and other stakeholder groups and will work collaboratively with other managers on legislative changes to improve system processes and policies;

  • Communicates with Controller’s Office Sr. Management, the Systems Steering Committee, Advisory Boards, Commissions, Departmental CFOs, Stakeholders and the Public as needed;

  • Manages and facilitates a monthly SF Financials Advisory Board meeting with membership across multiple City departments;  

  • Presents business needs and system requirements and recommendations for policy action or resolution;

  • Responds to public information requests and provides reports as requested.

  • Develops staffing plans, hires and manages staff, and evaluates performance of staff as well as consultants;

  • Performs other duties as assigned.




Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university preferably with major coursework in information systems management; computer science; computer information systems; information technology; or business administration; AND,


Six (6) years of progressively increasing project management AND financials experience.  This experience must include: three (3) years managing large integrated system functions in a complex organization, AND three (3) years managing and supervising direct report staff.


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