Head of Corporate Systems

Head of Corporate Systems

  • Location

    Los Angeles, United States

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  • Contact:

    Matt Hezlep

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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One of our top clients in the Entertainment space is looking to hire a Head of Corporate Systems at their headquarters in Los Angeles, CA.  This is a "VP" level role that reports directly into the CIO

Salary: 200-250 ( discretionary bonus + full benefits ) 


  • Partner with business stakeholders (CXOs) to develop
    a vision and roadmap for core corporate systems.
  • Partner with the Finance function to set a vision for Finance Systems Program (ERP Systems) with a focus on MS Dynamics. Other key technologies include: Concur, Workday (integration support only) and financial planning tools.
  • Oversee the Corporate Systems department with direct FTE responsibility of 5-10 resources + contractors and budgetary responsibility of approximately 3-4 million. Conduct annual budgetary planning for the department.
  • Partner with the Office of the General Counsel to establish a systems roadmap and see through implementation and support of those systems.
  • Partner with the HR department in support of their integration and general technology needs.
  • Oversee the development of a company-wide strategy for collaboration and document management platforms and drive the implementation and adoption of these tools.
  • Ensure all corporate tech solutions are delivered, supported, adopted and evolve with the business needs.
  • Advise on solution options for all corporate groups with respect to risks, cost vs benefit analysis and impacts on end-user business processes / workflows and applications for the core corporate functions.
  • Manage the overall corporate systems program by communicating with business stakeholders and project managers to ensure awareness of progress, risks, and results.
  • Identify and mitigate potential problems and conflicts with delivery of tech solutions. Partner with the business stakeholders on escalations and drive resolution.
  • Establish a “trusted advisor” relationship with business stakeholders and ensure business stakeholder’s expectations are set and identify and resolve disconnects.
  • Manage technology vendors and external resource relationships required to support the portfolio.
  • Hire, develop, coach, and motivate staff.


  • Experience in the product and service management of financial systems for AP, AR, GL, Trust Accounting and Treasury workflows and business processes
  • Finance and Accounting background required
  • Microsoft Dynamics 365/AX, Concur, Workday, NetDocuments, O365 and Box experience a plus
  • Familiarity with SAAS and Cloud a plus
  • Media and Entertainment, SOX compliance and M&A experience a plus
  • Strong professional etiquette and ability to diffuse and resolve conflicts both internally and externally
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills, including written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Ability to effectively interface with all levels, up to and including C-suite
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Excellent team building and collaboration skills
  • Global experience preferred
  • Knowledge of basic SDLC methodologies including Agile