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Senior Manager of Business Applications

Company: Aspen Skiing Company
Location: Aspen
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

Aspen is one of the world's premiere destinations for inspiration and transformation at the intersection of recreation, nature, and culture. Aspen Skiing Company was founded 75 years ago following World War Two in a moment of vision and renewal.

With a purpose deeply rooted in expanding possibilities, we are company driven by its values and our people.

We operate four mountain resorts (Aspen, Aspen Highlands, Snowmass and Buttermilk) with summer and winter experiences; the Five Star, Five Diamond Little Nell Hotel in Aspen; the contemporary Limelight Hotels in Aspen, Snowmass and Ketchum; world-class events including the World Cup series and X Games; and a multi-store retail portfolio.

Job Description

The Senior Manager of Business Applications will oversee both new project work as well as day-to-day application support across HR, Payroll, Finance, Accounting, Warehousing, and Maintenance. It is expected that this is a hands-on position that requires a willingness to rapidly learn new skills and help where needed most. This role requires a diverse background in overseeing both modern cloud-based solutions as well as legacy on-premise software.

The budgeted salary range for this position is $99,945 - $139,923, actual pay will be dependent upon budget and experience. All of our salaried roles are eligible for bonus.

Essential Job Functions

  • Act as a leader between Business Partners and IT by planning, conducting, and directing implementations and ongoing support of Corporate Applications.
  • Research emerging technologies as a technical thought leader influencing our investments.
  • Articulate solution alternatives that best solve existing business problems.
  • Strong ability to plan work across teams, manage timelines and processes to achieve continual success.
  • Engage and motivate a team of employees, contractors, and vendors.
  • Coordinate development efforts across internal and external teams and instill best practices.
  • Ensure there are robust procedures and processes within the Corporate Applications team.
    • Degree in Business Administration, Management, Information Technology or related field required.
    • Minimum of 7+ years systems management experience or related leadership experience.
    • Specific functional expertise includes HR, Payroll, Finance, Accounting. Experience in Applicant Tracking, Warehousing, and Maintenance is also desired.
    • Well versed in migrating on-premise legacy systems to modern, cloud-based solutions.
    • Experience working with matrixed teams and vendor partners.
    • Experience working in the leisure, travel, tourism, ski resort, or hospitality industries - preferred.
      Additional Information

      Supervision Given and Received

      Supervision given: Exercises direct supervision over Business Analyst & HRIS staff. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, frequent and detailed review of work, training, planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

      Supervision received: Works under general supervision of the Director of Enterprise Applications. Receives continuing or individual assignments according to supervisor's directions and may perform routine tasks. Expectations of the quality, quantity and deadlines are clearly set. Instructions, advice and assistance available as needed. Work is reviewed on demand or during scheduled check-ins.

      Work Environment and Physical Demands

      Ability to stand, type and sit at desk/computer for most of the work shift executing repetitive movements.

      No adverse or hazardous conditions.

      Not required, but preferred to be able to occasionally lift, push or pull 25 lbs. individually or with assistance.

      The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.--- Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.--- ------

      This job description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Duties and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice.

      Aspen Skiing Company / The Little Nell / Limelight Hotel is an equal opportunity employer.

      For an overview of Aspen Skiing Company's benefits and other compensation visit

      As of November 15 2021, Aspen Skiing Company, The Little Nell, and The Limelight Hotels will require all active employees to be fully vaccinated in the workplace. Read more about this policy via our employee safety page here

Keywords: Aspen Skiing Company, Aspen , Senior Manager of Business Applications, Accounting, Auditing , Aspen, Colorado

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