Senior Director, Financial Services Vertical Strategy at TransUnion

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What We'll Bring

At TransUnion, we have a welcoming and energetic environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. We are consistently exploring new technologies and tools to be agile. This environment gives our people the opportunity to hone current skills and build new capabilities, while discovering their genius.

Come be a part of our team – you’ll work with great people, pioneering products and cutting-edge technology.

What You'll Bring

Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, mathematics, engineering or one of the hard sciences

Master’s degree, preferably an M.B.A., from a top-tier university

Three or more years of experience in management consulting, strategic planning, or corporate strategy

Experience in financial services industry

Experience working with and presenting to senior-level managers and executives

Ability and willingness to travel 20% of the time for client meetings and industry conferences

Strong quantitative and problem-solving skills

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Solid organizational skills and a high degree of comfort managing multiple projects

Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams

Proven track record for completing projects on time and as expected

Driven by intellectual curiosity and independent thinking

Passion and desire for continuous improvement

Ability to lead by doing with a positive “can do” attitude

Impact You'll Make

The Senior Director, Vertical Strategy, Financial Services, will work with the Head of Financial Services to define and execute the strategy for the Financial Services vertical, ensuring alignment with the broader TransUnion and U.S. Markets strategies, as well as specific market strategies and market development efforts for the lines of business within Financial Services. The Senior Director of Vertical Strategy will be responsible for:

Preparing the strategy and three-year operating plan for the vertical, and ensuring alignment of strategy and planning with the lines of business

Directing go-to-market efforts for the vertical and coordinating those efforts with the lines of business, as well as with sales and other TransUnion matrix partners

Overseeing the monthly reporting and forecasting efforts with finance, sales and other TransUnion matrix partners

Prioritizing investment in new capabilities, assets and solutions across the vertical;

Completing strategic and operational reviews of industries, functions and product categories that affect the Financial Services vertical

How You Will Contribute:

StrategyLead efforts across the vertical, lines of business (and with matrix partners) to gather and synthesize market and competitive intelligence to inform the vertical strategy

Develop the strategy and three-year operating plan for the Financial Services vertical

Lead M&A due diligence on behalf of Financial Services, including financial modeling

PlanningCoordinate and oversee the development of the strategies and three-year operating plans for the lines of business within Financial Services

Prepare the annual financial plan and interim financial forecasts with finance and the lines of business

Support the prioritization of investments in new capabilities, assets and solutions across Financial Services

Coordinate go-to-market efforts for the vertical and across the lines of business, working with operations, product, sales and vertical market development teams

ExecutionEnsure timely completion of initiatives and milestones in the vertical and lines of business three-year plans and strategic initiatives

Gather and report information to support and interpret financial and operational results for the vertical and lines of business

Prepare customer presentations and support material for Financial Services vertical customer meetings

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Location

555 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60661

What are TransUnion Perks + Benefits

TransUnion Benefits Overview

At TransUnion, our associates are our greatest asset. However, we understand that work is only one part of our associates’ lives. We recognize the importance of providing a healthy balance between work and home because that’s really where being a force for good starts.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
We provide U.S.-based associates with a Volunteer Time Off day each year which can be used to donate time outside the office to a cause that matters to them. We also offer a matching gift program.
Partners with Nonprofits
TransUnion partners with non-profits such as Child Rescue Coalition and Credit Abuse Resistance Education (CARE).
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
TransUnion has a Community and Associate Services Team (CAST), which is responsible for planning events, such as our annual holiday party, take your child to work day, company BBQ, and more!
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
We offer virtual yoga and meditation, fitness classes and sponsored races.
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
15% discount on TU stock twice a year
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
We offer a matching gift program for associates who choose to make financial contributions to their selected causes. TransUnion will match up to $2,000/ yr for each associate.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
[email protected] provides backup childcare and eldercare for TU associates.
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Annual holiday party, company BBQ and take your child to work day
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
We provide U.S.-based associates with a Volunteer Time Off day each year which can be used to donate time outside the office to a cause that matters to them.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
We offer associates globally 1:1 career coaching with our career advisor. Additionally, we have various mentorship opportunities across areas of the business as well as across levels.
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Start your day at TU by grabbing an Intelligentsia coffee or a tasty, hot breakfast from our onsite café. Head up to your workspace where you'll get down to business amidst the inspiring backdrop of beautiful downtown Chicago. Brainstorm onsite with team members in a variety of colorful huddle rooms or collaborate cross-functionally with our offices around the world via video conference, Skype or our intranet. Check things off your to-do list as you continually make progress on key business initiatives. Need a quick break? Challenge your colleagues to a game of ping-pong, pool, foosball, pop-a-shot or Mario Kart in one of our three onsite game rooms. Ready to hit the gym? We have one right downstairs complete with a personal trainer and a selection of free instructor-led fitness classes. Keep your energy up. Take a conference call at one of our walking or bicycle desks. Then attend the quarterly town hall to hear from the TU leadership team on progress in the current quarter and plans for the next. After a day of innovation, wind down in one of our massage chairs or join your colleagues at North Avenue for a game of league volleyball, sponsored by TU!

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