Director of Financial Systems

$200,000+ yearly

Job Category:Technology

Position Type:Direct Hire / Permanent

Work Model:Hybrid

Location:Chicago , Illinois  [Hybrid]

Job ID:130589

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Job Description

LaSalle Network is partnering with one of the largest global law firms that is seeking a Director of Financial Systems. This role will lead strategy and key initiatives within the financial system environment, as they work closely with the CFO and COO. The Director of Financial Systems will manage a team and foster a technology environment that motivates high performance, accountability, and quality. 

As the Director of Financial Systems, you will lead the North American financial toolset with a focus on Elite 3E. You will lead a team responsible for the development, administration, and management of financial technology solutions. As the Director of Financial Systems, you will engage key stakeholders, recommend department technology priorities, and align resources for successful completion of 3E initiatives. 

Director of Financial Systems Key Responsibilities: 

  • Aligning finance team goals to technology needs and roadmaps 

  • Partner with cross-functional stakeholders to understand business priorities and organizational goals, recommend scalable solutions leveraging technology, implement those recommendations and provide regular communication updates 

  • Conceive, organize, promote and implement effective Finance IT initiatives and ensure that program milestones are accomplished, and timelines are met 

  • Maintain Finance IT systems while controlling IT risk and operational performance of those systems 

  • Recruit, manage, and develop a strong, engaged, high performance-oriented team 

  • Manage the relevant 3rd party vendor relationships 

Director of Financial Systems Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, or related fields (degrees in Finance and/or Accounting also acceptable with relevant technology experience) 

  • Minimum 10+ years relevant business experience 

  • Minimum 5+ years’ leadership experience managing strategic initiatives and programs 

  • Experience with professional service time and billing software (Elite Enterprise and/or 3E experience preferred) 

  • Experience with MS SQL Server and T-SQL development 

  • Experience with any of the following will be considered a plus: MS Power BI, the IntApp product line, Tagetik and MS Azure related technologies 

  • Excellent communication 

If this role interests you, please apply today. We look forward to reviewing your application. 

Thank you, 

Mikey Dougala 

Team Lead 

LaSalle Network 


LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.