Vice President, Information Technology Vice President, Information Technology …

Oaktree Capital Group
in Florence-Graham, CA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Oaktree Capital Group
in Florence-Graham, CA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Vice President, Information Technology
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Our Company

Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments, with $122 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2020. The firm emphasizes an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in credit, private equity, real assets and listed equities. The firm has over 1000 employees and offices in 19 cities worldwide.

For additional information please visit our website at .


The Information Technology organization at Oaktree is seeking a Workday Platform Lead to work in partnership with Human Resources, Corporate Accounting, Corporate Finance and Accounts Payable for the firms Workday enterprise needs.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead a team of 8-12; prioritize tasks for the team and manage workload; provide technical guidance; review work and manage SDLC process for the team.

  • Driving direction and creating a roadmap to strategically maximize the use of Workday at Oaktree.

  • Own integrations between Workday and internal GL/Legal Billing/Allocation systems; external bank and OCR systems

  • Manage the discovery, implementation and deployment phases of multiple projects simultaneously across the Finance and HR Workday landscape; track to and communicate timeline objectives to senior leadership.

  • Research, communicate and lead testing of Workday upgrades twice a year across all of the modules (HCM, Finance, AP, etc.) of Workday

  • Manage PROD support queue daily; effectively diagnose and communicate root cause and resolution to business users on a timely basis

  • Partner with internal business leaders to understand current processes; diagnose technical and procedural pain points, and recommend creative solutions to maximize efficiency and ensure utilization of Workday platform capabilities;

  • Use expertise and prior knowledge to recommend best practice resolutions for the organizations needs;

  • Find alternative solutions for challenges unique to Oaktree where necessary, using resources such as Workday Community;

  • Be a subject matter expert and point of contact for both internal and external partners;

  • Serve as liaison to business stakeholders, IT, and third party vendors on an ongoing basis; supporting the prioritization of business and enterprise needs and managing expectations.


  • 3-5 years of in-depth Workday Financials and Human Resources experience required. Must have experience with business process configuration, security administration, reporting, and integrations. Expenses, Payroll & Benefits, Learning & Recruiting SKU experience needed.

  • Prior management of a team and working with stakeholders across multiple departments.

  • Proven ability to manage tasks with competing priorities and deadlines, independently determining order of priority and self-initiating other value-added tasks;

  • Experience with MS Office tools XLS, Project, Access, PPT, and Visio required.

  • Project Management/Delivery Leadership and Business Analysis experience is preferred

Personal Attributes

The successful candidate should demonstrate strengths in:

  • Relationship Building; works effectively with strong, diverse teams of people with multiple perspectives, talents, and backgrounds. He or she is known for doing what is best irrespective of politics and is comfortable with consensus building (at multiple levels) and soliciting constructive feedback; ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of participants including upper management, other departments, and 3rd party service providers.

  • Communication; strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills; ability to present complex material.

  • Independence & Collaboration; experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment; must be able to drive work effectively with limited supervision (at times) while representing department and executive management interests and concerns.

  • Work Ethic; focus on continual development, performance, accountability and self-motivation.

  • Flexibility & Organization; adapt to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities; proven ability to multi-task and efficiently manage time across competing activities/resources; able to effectively prioritize, execute tasks, and thrive in a high-pressure fast paced environment.

  • Intellectual Curiosity; energized by learning new things and engaging across a wide range of issues; must have strong problem solving skills; adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products.

  • Driving Results; sets aggressive timelines and objectives to drive results, conveys a sense of urgency, and drives issues to closure; is a self-starter committed to achieving results and has a strong sense of ownership and follow-through.

  • Judgment; makes recommendations and decisions that balance a variety of factors (e.g. cost, risk, short-term vs. long-term impact) and are supported by a sound fact base to achieve an optimal outcome. Goes back to core values and key objectives when making decisions/recommendations.


  • Bachelors degree required.

Equal Opportunity Employment Policy

Oaktree is committed to diversity and to equal opportunity employment. Oaktree does not make employment decisions on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, past or present physical or mental disability, HIV status, medical condition as defined by state law (genetic characteristics or cancer), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, veteran status, military service, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic violence victim status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state and local laws and ordinances. This policy applies to hiring, placement, internal promotions, training, opportunities for advancement, recruitment advertising, transfers, demotions, layoffs, terminations, recruitment advertising, rates of pay and other forms of compensation and all other terms, conditions and privileges of employment.

This policy applies to all Oaktree applicants, employees, clients, and contractors.

Posted 5 Days AgoFull time2020-270

At Oaktree, we focus on hiring individuals with intelligence, dedication, team spirit, integrity and a strong work ethic. We welcome the opportunity to speak with talented professionals who have relevant credentials and experience in investments, marketing and client relations, accounting, legal, compliance, information technology, administrative support and other relevant areas.

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