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Project Manager V
Location: Client, New York (Remote but prefer to be located in EST)
Duration: 6 months
This is a non-exempt position
Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm
Scope of Position:
Engaging with Finance Leadership (up through the CFO Staff) in a multi-national/multi-cultural environment to gain stakeholder alignment and present Project Status, Findings, and Results.
End-to-End Project Management for Finance Transformation initiatives.
Role includes Chartering, Resource Planning, Budgeting, Sponsor and Executive Committee Review, Planning, Execution, Stakeholder engagement, and Project Closure.
Diverse array of projects from tactical to strategic including:
o Finance Transformations: SAP S/4 HANA Deployments, SAP Central Finance, Blackline, Khalix, Tax Engines, Power BI Analytics, Robotics, new functional process and technology introductions
o Finance Optimizations: Process improvements, PeopleSoft/SAP deployments, Shared Service integration's, ERP upgrades, Cost reductions, business process design and new functional process/technology introductions
Day to Day Responsibilities:
Engage with Finance Stakeholders at all levels of the organization to seek inputs on requirements and to socialize status/influence results throughout Project Lifecycle
Run effective and efficient project management processes to drive good work prioritization and resource allocation decisions
Create project charters, project plans, resource plans, cost estimates
Manage project resources to achieve project deliverables
Review project spend budget and forecast variances to identify areas for action.
Provide regular project updates to Sponsor, Steerage, and PMO's
Document and manage risks throughout the project lifecycle
Escalate issues as appropriate to ensure timely and effective resolution
Document and track activities, scope changes and lessons learned
Ensure projects are delivered within the timeline, budget and deliverables are met.
May be asked to lead multi-million-dollar projects or multiple smaller scope projects depending on project portfolio and business needs
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree required. MBA or equivalent preferred with a Finance concentration
Previous experience in Finance Operations and/or Finance Transformation work including work in Shared Services Centers.
Staffed and responsible for a workstream of tasks/deliverables on Finance-systems implementation
Project Management work experiences (PMBOK, SDLC, Waterfall, Agile)
Work with multiple groups and cross-function team experiences.
Polish Ability to interface at all levels within the organization and install confidence and trust
Functional business experience (in Finance)
Highly proficient with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Microsoft Projects. Uses these tools to work more efficiently and reduce time.
Problem Solving, Analytical skills, Exceptional Follow Through
Demonstrates initiative and effectively manages self and team through a fast-paced environment
Demonstrates Project Management skills and experiences
Process Improvement Experience
Ability to prioritize work to meet deliverables/timelines in an effective manner
Strong Organization Skills, Process Rigor, Attention to Detail, Responsive
Understanding of Shared Services Operations
Understanding of Client Functional processes (Finance)
Functional understanding of PeopleSoft and/or SAP systems
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
Green Belt certification
Excellent written and oral presentation skills needed to brief high-level management
Leadership skills to engage business leadership and leverage talent in a matrix organization
Additional Leadership Skills: Influencing, Motivating, Change Champion, Adaptable
Sense of urgency and creativity to handle project issues and adapt plan to meet objectives
Flexibility to adapt to changing environment; be a change agent to help others through change
Customer Focus with emphasis on exceptional project delivery
About us: DivIHN, the 'IT Asset Performance Services' organization, provides Professional Consulting, Custom Projects, and Professional Resource Augmentation services to clients in the Mid-West and beyond. The strategic characteristics of the organization are Standardization, Specialization, and Collaboration.
DivIHN is an equal opportunity employer. DivIHN does not and shall not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status.